Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
It’s a poorly-kept secret that the Seattle Seahawks don’t mind taking a penalty flag or two for pass interference or defensive holding in exchange for five or six no-calls on borderline plays. Supposedly, the NFL will be cracking down on physical play in the defensive backfield. If true-and that’s a big if-it could mean even bigger numbers for the quarterbacks.
The agreement, which was delayed for weeks due to “sticky language,” is pending a physical, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Eight down, four to go. The Jets aren’t wasting any time locking up their draft picks, officially signing six more over the past two days to four-year deals.
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Saint Joseph High School pitcher Rob Kaminsky of Englewood Cliffs was taken by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft Thursday night.
It seems the Jets might have to scratch a serious suitor off the board if the Darrelle Revis saga drags on.
Possible presidential candidate Donald Trump received several draft deferments from military service during the Vietnam War, according to purported Selective Service records that appeared online.
Whether it’s trading up or down, or for future picks, New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum is as big a wheeler and dealer as there is in the NFL.
After speculation persisted that the Jets and Giants would open up the 2011 season against each other on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, I think the NFL got this right. Then again, it may be a moot point.