D’Brickashaw Ferguson

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7 Local Athletes Who Haven’t Been Themselves This Season

There’s usually at least one underperformer on every team, whether it’s because he’s failed to live up to the hype, regressed or just been going through a rough patch. Here are seven from the local teams.

12/10/2014

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WATCH: Eli Among NFL Players In ‘No More’ To Domestic Violence Ad

Giants QB Eli Manning is among nearly two dozen current and former NFL players appearing in a new series of PSAs denouncing domestic violence and sexual assault.

10/22/2014

Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson sacks quarterback EJ Manuel of the Buffalo Bills on September 22, 2013. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Line Of Scrimmage Is Where Jets Live, Breathe And Eat

The Jets are by no means a great football team. But they have all the makings of being one some day because they are physical and impose their will in the places that matter most: the trenches.

09/27/2013

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Dyer: Jets GM John Idzik Faces Tough Choices That Will Define Him

Over the next 48 hours, New York Jets general manager John Idzik will have the chance to prove that he was the right hire seven months ago to finally reverse the curse on this franchise.

08/30/2013

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Namath Criticizes Geno Smith Pick, Promises ‘You’ll See A Different’ Sanchez In 2013

“No, I don’t think they needed a quarterback,” Namath said. “They needed the other positions filled. Possibly offensive line. They got some defensive line. The safeties are still questionable. The outside linebackers are still questionable.”

05/22/2013

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Report: Jets To Save $5.1 Million In Cap Space By Restructuring Ferguson’s Deal

According to Yahoo! Sports, the Jets and offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson are set to restructure his deal, saving the Jets $5.128 million in cap space.

04/26/2013

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Dyer: As Darrelle Revis Rumors Heat Up, John Idzik Building The ‘Jets Way’

If Revis decides after next year that he wants another big payday, then the Jets will be left with no Revis and no compensation were he to depart via free agency.

01/25/2013

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Jets Players React To Firing Of Mike Tannenbaum

Tannenbaum delivered a farewell address on Monday to the group of men he signed, traded for or drafted over the last seven years as the team’s GM. And he choked back tears as he read it.

12/31/2012

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Silver Lining: Jets’ Cromartie And Landry Named To AFC Pro Bowl Roster

In an otherwise forgettable season, the Jets did get some good news on Wednesday as it was learned that two of the members of their secondary were named to the Pro Bowl.

12/26/2012

Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets is brought down by Dont'a Hightower #54 of the New England Patriots with the help of Vince Wilfork #75. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Jets Have A Systemic Sickness, And They Can’t Be Turkeys On Thursday

It isn’t one moment or mantra or mistake that felled the Jets this year, or any of the last 43 years. There is a systemic sickness in them, and it’s hard to find a cure.

11/21/2012

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Lichtenstein: Jets’ Offensive Line Steals The Show

This is purgatory for Jets fans like me. Look, I’m thrilled that the line was rejuvenated, if only for a week. But I don’t see how it will be enough to get New York to the postseason tournament.

10/15/2012

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Jets’ Austin Howard Ready For Challenge That Comes With Inheriting Starting Role

“I have to take full advantage of it,” Howard said. “When you get a new chance, you always have to have a positive outlook. I have the mindset to show what I can do.”

08/24/2012

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With Eye On ‘Special Season,’ Jets GM Looking For Improved Play At QB

As the Jets’ general manager, there’s always plenty to think about — especially when the pressure’s on to put together the team that finally returns the franchise to the Super Bowl.

08/22/2012

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Lichtenstein: Three Out Of Five Pro Bowlers Won’t Help A Bad Offensive Line

t’s no secret that the New York Jets offense lacked consistency last year and it has carried over into the first two games of this preseason, most recently in last night’s grotesque 26-3 loss to the New York Giants.

08/19/2012

Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow

Lichtenstein: Sanchez Or Tebow? It Just Doesn’t Matter!

Sanchez or Tebow? It just doesn’t matter! Because no matter who they pick, the Patriots are STILL the better team and this will be ANOTHER year without a Super Bowl!

08/11/2012

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