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New York Jets general manger John Idzik (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Dyer: Bold Move By Jets GM Idzik, But Too Little, Too Late

The Harvin trade, if it works, will see Idzik take the lion’s share of the credit. It also will show that he ignored this team’s greatest need to the detriment of their playoff hopes.

10/18/2014

Eric Decker (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)

Jets’ Passing Game Sunday May Hinge On Game-Time Injury Decisions

The New York Jets could be down two of their top receivers when they take on the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

10/03/2014

Head coach Rex Ryan greets Dee Milliner during the Jets’ game against the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 1, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Rex: Cornerback Milliner Good To Go For Jets Against Chargers

Milliner, the team’s top cornerback, has only played in one game this season after missing most of training camp and the opener with a high ankle sprain.

10/01/2014

Muhammad Wilkerson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Wilkerson, Mangold Join Jets’ List Of Walking Wounded, Sit Out Practice

The sideline was a crowded place for the New York Jets during practice Wednesday.

09/24/2014

Stephen Hill (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Report: Jets Attempted To Trade Enigmatic Receiver Hill Over The Summer

With Mark Sanchez no longer around, Stephen Hill has become the unofficial whipping boy among Jets fans. And he’s done little this summer to earn a reprieve.

08/26/2014

Stephen Hill (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images) and David Nelson (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets’ Second Wide Receiver Spot There For The Taking, But Who Wants It?

There’s nothing subtle about how the Jets do business, but the training camp battle for the second starting outside wide receiver spot has for the most part gone unnoticed. That’s what happens when little is done to distinguish oneself.

08/15/2014

Michael Vick (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images), Geno Smith (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Questions, Questions And More Questions As Jets Open Camp

As the Jets head to Cortland for training camp this week, questions abound related to the specifics of general manager John Idzik’s offseason retooling. For instance, is Eric Decker really a No. 1 receiver? And where did all the corners go?

07/22/2014

David Nelson celebrates a touchdown catch against the Cleveland Browns at MetLife Stadium on December 22, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets’ Nelson Follows Rex’s Lead: ‘This Is A Playoff Team’

Rex Ryan’s job could be in jeopardy if the Jets fail to make the playoffs for the fourth straight year. But he doesn’t think that’ll be an issue. Neither do his players.

07/22/2014

CBS 2's Steve Overmyer talks with Jets wide receiver David Nelson on TV 10/55. (Credit: CBS 2)

Jets’ Nelson: Geno Smith’s Work Ethic Has Earned Him Team’s Support

Jets wide receiver David Nelson said Sunday that despite critics saying stats don’t make Geno Smith look like the franchise quarterback, Smith’s worth ethic has earned him the team’s support.

07/20/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Playing For Pride, The Jets Want To End Season On A High Note

Rex Ryan won’t take satisfaction if the Jets eliminate the Dolphins. “If you’re not in it, it really doesn’t matter,” Ryan said. “The fact that you’re not in it is painful enough. You’re not going to derive pleasure from knocking someone out.”

12/28/2013

Jets wide receiver David Nelson lines up a catch in front of Oakland's Mike Jenkins on Dec. 8, 2013, at MetLife Stadium. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Tebow Spoke Glowingly Of Jets When Contacted By Nelson

Considering how he was treated at times by Jets fans, one would think former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow would hold at least a little resentment toward the franchise. David Nelson says just the opposite is the truth.

12/27/2013

Wide receiver David Nelson of the New York Jets celebrates after one of his two touchdown catches against the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 22, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

David Nelson Scores First 2 TDs While Hosting 15-Year-Old Foster Boy

“I think the way I played today, I hope it made him proud,” Nelson said after catching two touchdown passes in the Jets’ 24-13 win over the Cleveland Browns. “I hope it brought joy to his life.”

12/23/2013

Wide receiver David Nelson #86 of the New York Jets celebrates with quarterback Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets after Nelson's touchdown catch. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Geno Smith Puts In Big Performance, Jets Win 24-13 In Home Finale

Geno Smith threw two touchdown passes to David Nelson and ran in another score as the New York Jets topped the Cleveland Browns 24-13 on Sunday in their home finale.

12/22/2013

David Nelson of the New York Jets (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jets WR David Nelson Takes 15-Year-Old Orphan On Weekend Tour Of NYC

Jets receiver David Nelson is taking 15-year-old orphan Davion Only on a tour of Manhattan.

12/21/2013

Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Sheldon Richardson Joins The ‘Keep Rex’ Chorus In Florham Park

The Jets’ players seem to have just one wish this holiday season: bring head coach Rex Ryan back!

12/20/2013

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