Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 19-10.
The Jets retired Dennis Byrd’s number 90 on Sunday. The fans at MetLife Stadium gave the inspirational Byrd a standing ovation.
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.
The Jets retired Curtis Martin’s number 28 during halftime of Sunday’s game against the Bills.
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.
Rex Ryan is not Namath, but there’s a sincerity to his hubris that makes him the perfect heir to Broadway Joe.
Hall of Famer Don Maynard was the first receiver ever to eclipse more than 10,000 yards in his career.
Gang Green opened up their 2010 season Monday night and took one on the chin. The outcome has Jets fans, Craigie included, already looking for the ‘panic’ button.
At halftime of their preseason game at the New Meadowlands Stadium, the Jets opened their Ring of Honor by inducting Joe Namath, Don Maynard, Weeb Ewbank, Curtis Martin, Winston Hill and Joe Klecko.
NEW YORK (AP) Joe Namath and Curtis Martin are among six Jets greats in the first class of the team’s Ring of Honor at its new stadium. Weeb Ewbank, Winston Hill, Joe Klecko and Don Maynard will also be enshrined Aug. 16.