With a day known for for it’s outlandish stunts, both by the media and the players, it was the small amount of answers by Lynch that made the headlines.
DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard pass for a touchdown and Mike Tolbert plunged into the end zone for a 2-point conversion with less than 1 minute to give Jerry Rice a win over Deion Sanders in the first schoolyard-style Pro Bowl on Sunday.
The Rice-Sanders rivalry is just one of several moves the NFL is using to try to rekindle interest in the Pro Bowl, set for Sunday in Hawaii.
Third through ninth graders from area schools joined players at Chelsea Waterside Park. The youth football clinic is part of several events being held in New York City during the league’s draft week.
The Jets need to deal Revis now. Not next year, not next month, not next week. Don’t wait for the perfect offer, because there isn’t one.
One of the beauties of football, where on-field narcissism is suppressed by pads, helmets, flags and facemasks, is the ancient axiom that no player is above the team. Revis is quickly forgetting.
The star cornerback is scheduled to have surgery on Tuesday to repair a torn knee ligament suffered three weeks ago in a win at Miami. While he knows the road to recovery will be arduous, Revis expects to be playing at an elite level next season.
A Week 3 win in Miami. Tied for first place in the AFC East. Looking down on the New England Patriots in the standings. It all means little to the Jets right now.
Jets’ special teams coach Mike Westhoff is trying to cut down miscues on special teams. The Jets returners have had issues fumbling punts in recent weeks.
The latest class of College Football Hall of Famers is loaded on the defensive line, led by former Jets and Alabama star Marty Lyons.
NFL players urged a federal judge Wednesday to deny the league’s request to essentially restore the lockout, saying their careers were at stake. Commissioner Roger Goodell, meanwhile, said owners were preparing for every contingency.
Deion Sanders and Marshall Faulk led a class of seven voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.
Football’s violent nature is part of its wide appeal. But as more is learned about the long-term damage of head trauma, broadcasters have to walk a fine line between savoring good, tough play and glorifying hits that can cause serious harm.