Dennis Thurman

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown attempts to avoid the tackle of New York Jets cornerback Darrin Walls on October 13, 2013 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Jets Hoping Shaky Secondary Can Keep It Together Vs. Big Ben, Steelers

Just when the Jets didn’t think things could get worse, Ben Roethlisberger, coming off two straight games with six touchdown passes, is coming to town with top target Antonio Brown.

11/07/2014

Calvin Pryor (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets’ 1st-Rounder Pryor Returns To Practice; Not Cleared For Contact

Calvin Pryor wore a red, no-contact jersey Thursday during positional drills after being cleared for physical activity by team doctors.

08/01/2014

Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Report: No Charges Filed Against Jets Defensive Coordinator Accused Of Slapping Woman

Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman doesn’t appear to be in any trouble, despite a report earlier Friday that said he was being investigated for slapping a woman inside a New Jersey eatery.

05/16/2014

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Boomer & Carton To Take On NYPD In Celebrity Softball Game Saturday

Come on out to Con-Ed Field in Manhattan tomorrow to watch the First Precinct take on a celeb team led by our very own Boomer & Carton. Proceeds will benefit the PBA Widows and Children’s Fund.

04/25/2014

Offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg (L) and head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets Retain Most Of Ryan’s Staff Including Mornhinweg And Thurman

The New York Jets have retained several members of coach Rex Ryan’s staff, including offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman.

01/18/2014

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Jets Safety Ed Reed Ignores Critics Who Suggest His Career Is Over

The New York Jets safety is no longer the hard-hitting, ball-hawking youngster who could single-handedly change a game. But, Reed insists, he’s still pretty darn good.

12/06/2013

Ed Reed (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Jones: Reed Already Feels Comfortable With Surroundings In New York

Certainly it is a comfortable situation, Ed Reed is reunited with Rex Ryan and Dennis Thurman from their days together in Baltimore, and Reed in a defense in which he fits like a glove.

11/15/2013

Rex Ryan (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Vintage Rex Ryan: Jets Will Rank Among Top 5 Defenses In NFL

Sure, the Jets have a handful of new faces. And, yes, there are a couple of injuries to deal with. But none of that is keeping Ryan from issuing a bold prediction: The Jets will rank among the top five defenses in the NFL this season.

08/21/2013

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Rex Ryan: ‘Dee Milliner Is Never Going To Be Darrelle Revis’

“I hope when he plays, there are those comparisons, and I understand where people are coming from,” Rex Ryan said. “But Darrelle was a special player. Dee Milliner is never going to be Darrelle Revis. He’s going to be Dee Milliner.”

07/29/2013

Mark Sanchez (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

No Shortage Of Storylines As Jets Report To Training Camp

Darrelle Revis is long gone. So is Tim Tebow. And so are several other players from last year’s dismal Jets team. It’s time to start fresh at Camp Cortland.

07/25/2013

Antonio Cromartie and Rex Ryan  (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets’ Secondary Shows Depth And Promise Despite Absence Of Darrelle Revis

Gone is the man considered by many to be one of the best players in team history, and perhaps the best cornerback in the NFL. But, Rex Ryan believes Antonio Cromartie can handle the load of being the main guy.

06/14/2013

Quinton Coples (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets’ Quinton Coples Eager To Display Athleticism At New Position

Coples expects to make things a bit more miserable for opposing quarterbacks this season.

05/03/2013

Dawan Landry (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Keep It In The Family: Jets Sign Safety Dawan Landry, Brother Of LaRon

Dawan Landry, the older of the two brothers, was cut by the Jaguars prior to the start of free agency. The former fifth-round pick played in all 16 games for the Jags in 2012, accumulating 100 tackles and an interception.

04/09/2013

Rex Ryan (Photo by Kevin Casey/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ryan Says He’ll Resume Defensive Play-Calling Duties

Rex Ryan is taking control of his defense once again. He’ll “make the calls” on the field this season and is planning to be more hands-on during defensive meetings.

03/20/2013

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Marty Mornhinweg: Mark Sanchez Will Have ‘Leg Up’ In Any QB Competition

Newly-hired New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said Sanchez will probably have “just a little bit of a leg up” in any quarterback competition the team has this offseason.

03/11/2013

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