Dennis Byrd

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Schwartz: With Jets Heading Into Bye, Say Bye-Bye To Their Playoff Hopes

As the Jets head into their bye week, you know what you can say about Gang Green’s playoff chances? Bye Bye!

10/29/2012

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Keidel: Are You With Me Yet? Jets Are D-O-N-E

It’s tough to find clever ways to eulogize the Jets, who have no identity on offense, and little talent on defense.

10/29/2012

Quarterback Billy Joe Tolliver of the San Diego Chargers throws the ball as New York Jets defensive lineman Dennis Byrd hits him during a game at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Ken Levine/Getty Images)

Jets Retire Dennis Byrd’s Number 90

The Jets retired Dennis Byrd’s number 90 on Sunday. The fans at MetLife Stadium gave the inspirational Byrd a standing ovation.

10/28/2012

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Schwartz: Jets’ Mission? Sweep The Fish!

You can expect a lot of hard hitting. And the Jets are ready for that from the Dolphins on Sunday.

10/26/2012

Defensive lineman Dennis Byrd of the New York Jets tackles San Diego Chargers quarterback Billy Joe Hobert during a game at Jack Murphy Stadium in 1990. (Credit: Ken Levine /Allsport)

Schwartz: Dennis Byrd Will Finally Get The Honor That He Deserves

Byrd’s triumph over tragedy will take center stage this Sunday when his No. 90 jersey is retired at halftime of the Jets-Dolphins game at MetLife Stadium. The painful memories of that fateful December Sunday from 20 years ago will surely come to mind.

10/24/2012

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Schwartz: Jets Smelling The Stench Of Defeat

It was an embarrassing Sunday for the Jets as they stunk up MetLife Stadium.

10/01/2012

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Schwartz: The Roundup From Jets Camp In Cortland

This is shaping up to be quite a weekend for Gang Green. The highlight of Friday’s practice was when Mark Sanchez threw a “game-winning” touchdown to Patrick Turner, after the defense dominated almost all of the workout.

08/03/2012

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Jets To Retire Legendary Running Back Curtis Martin’s No. 28 On Opening Day

The Jets will retire Hall of Fame running back Curtis Martin’s No. 28 in an opening-day ceremony on September 9, when the team opens the season at MetLife Stadium against the Bills.

07/31/2012

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Byrd Joins Jets’ Captains For Coin Toss

A week after the New York Jets carried his jersey to midfield, former defensive end Dennis Byrd has joined them as an honorary captain for the coin toss before the AFC championship game against the Steelers.

WFAN–01/23/2011

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Rex: We Want The Trophy

The coach known for his creative inspirational techniques was just making the point that the Jets don’t need any extra motivation in Sunday’s AFC championship game.

WFAN–01/21/2011

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Inspirational Byrd Promoted To Jets’ Honorary Captain

This Sunday, Dennis Byrd will walk with the Jets players as their honorary captain for the coin toss before the AFC championship game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday night.

WFAN–01/20/2011

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Jets Bring In Dennis Byrd To Inspire Team

Dennis Byrd wrapped up his old, torn jersey, the one cut from his body more than 18 years ago, and sent it to Rex Ryan as a gift.

WFAN–01/16/2011