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ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Rob Gronkowski #87 of the New England Patriots celebrates after a reception against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Tom Brady, Chris Johnson And Rob Gronkowski

While the Jets have fallen badly, the Patriots have picked it up with two stellar offensive showings in the last two weeks. Tom Brady has found his rhythm, while tight end Rob Gronkowski is growing more dangerous each week. Here’s a look at the key players on each side and which players belong in your fantasy line-up.

10/16/2014

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Injury Report: Updates On Eric Decker And Chris Johnson

After winning their season opener against a rather mediocre Oakland squad, the Jets have dropped their last two games against the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. Yet another NFC foe comes calling this Sunday, that in the form of the 2-1 Detroit Lions.

09/28/2014

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Green Lantern: Like It Or Not, Jets Find Themselves In Holding Pattern By Design

General manager John Idzik made some upgrades this past offseason, but if you think the Jets are truly built to win now I have a bridge to sell you.

09/23/2014

Chris Ivory of the New York Jets runs the ball against Antonio Smith of the Oakland Raiders on Sept. 7, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (credit: Getty Images)

Jets Seem Ready To Unleash 3-Headed Backfield Monster Against Packers

Chris Ivory, Chris Johnson and Bilal Powell helped power a rushing attack that gained 212 yards last Sunday — and could be a sneak peek at what the Jets’ opponents might have to deal with on a weekly basis.

09/11/2014

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Jets’ Best Defense Against The Packers Is Their Offense

The formula for the New York Jets to beat the Green Bay Packers is quite obvious: establish the power running game on offense and apply consistent pressure on defense.

09/10/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Be Optimistic All You Want, But Ultimately They’re Still The Jets

I’m not dismissing the possibility that the Jets will roll over the Raiders and their rookie quarterback, but I’ve been fooled so many times in the past that the following tenet is ingrained in my soul: Beware of high expectations.

09/05/2014

Eric Decker (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images), Chris Johnson (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Don’t Sleep On This Offense: Jets Set To Deploy New Playmakers Vs. Raiders

The wish list for the Jets’ offense was simple, yet ambitious. Playmakers — real difference makers — were needed, and general manager John Idzik went shopping during the offseason.

09/05/2014

Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Tom Coughlin (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: Don’t Underestimate The Giants And Overvalue The Jets

The consensus seems to be the Giants are rancid and the Jets are rising. In Wall Street vernacular, the world is bullish on the Jets, but bears on the Giants. But haven’t we heard this before?

09/04/2014

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Is Sunday’s Game Against The Raiders A Must-Win For The Jets?

Ever think that an NFL team could face a “must win” situation in Week 1 of a 16-game season? Well, for the New York Jets that could very well be the case as the team faces a daunting schedule in Weeks 2 through 7 and cannot afford a slow start.

09/03/2014

Jets running back Chris Johnson, right, carries the ball against the Indianapolis Colts during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 7, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Don’t Expect Vintage CJ2K, But Johnson Will Soar For Jets

Chris Johnson is going to be asked to do a lot for the Jets this season. So far, he’s shown that age is just a number and he’s capable of being what he once was.

09/02/2014

Quarterback Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets passes against the Indianapolis Colts in the first quarter during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 7, 2014. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Season Preview: Jets Will Fly As Far As Geno Smith Takes Them

Smith is brimming with confidence, and with that comes increased respect in the locker room. The bottom line, though, is the success — or failure — of Rex Ryan’s team could depend on Smith’s performance this season.

08/27/2014

Bilal Powell of the New York Jets runs the football against the Cincinnati Bengals during their game at Paul Brown Stadium on Aug. 16, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Jets defeated the Bengals 25-17. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Offensive Line, Running Backs Starting To Make An Impression For The Jets

Is the idea to revamp “ground and pound” or for the Jets to strive for balance on offense? We will find out soon enough.

08/18/2014

Quarterback Geno Smith of the New York Jets passes against the Indianapolis Colts in the first quarter at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 7, 2014. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Jets’ Offense Has Left The ‘D’ Hanging For Years, And It Has To Stop

Anyone else tired of hearing about cornerbacks? The Jets need to start doing their defense a favor by moving the ball and putting up points like a 21st century NFL team.

08/12/2014

Geno Smith leaves the field at Jets training camp. (Photo by Chris Lopresti/WFAN)

Geno Smith No. 1 On Jets’ Depth Chart; Will Start Thursday

Despite the talk of competition, it seems this is Geno’s job to lose. Michael Vick was listed as the backup, and third-stringer Matt Simms had the edge over rookie Tajh Boyd.

08/04/2014

Geno Smith looks for an opening to run the ball against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 8, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets’ Geno Smith: I’ve Gained Speed, And I Know When To Use It

Jets quarterback Geno Smith isn’t just bigger and stronger this year. He says he’s quicker, too.

08/01/2014

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