“No, I don’t think they needed a quarterback,” Namath said. “They needed the other positions filled. Possibly offensive line. They got some defensive line. The safeties are still questionable. The outside linebackers are still questionable.”
Sauer caught eight passes from Joe Namath in the Jets’ 16-7 win over the Baltimore Colts in the 1969 Super Bowl.
Move over, Boomer. There’s a new No. 7 in town: Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith.
Without saying it, the Jets said it. They don’t plan to contend for years. And it will take a lot more than Tampa Bay’s first-round pick to fix it. And now, by the way, you also have a gaping hole at cornerback.
Lasorda, all sorts of fired up, was an in-studio guest on the “Boomer & Carton” show Thursday morning — and he was fantastic.
The decision to start Sanchez isn’t about Tebow, of course. It’s about the Jets, as always, and their penchant for punting all the goodwill and luster that they muster. And that’s because they do almost everything for the wrong reason every season.
Peter Schwartz knows exactly who should fill Fireman Ed’s shoes — himself.
Mark Sanchez can still win in the NFL. He just can’t win in New York. Sanchez has been set up to go down for two years.
Namath delivered another chapter in his ongoing criticism of the Jets, saying the team has “regressed with talent” for the past two to three years under GM Mike Tannenbaum.
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Rex Ryan is sticking with Mark Sanchez as the New York Jets’ starting quarterback, but added that the coaching staff will look at “everything” during the bye week because the team has “no wiggle room.”
As the Jets head into their bye week, you know what you can say about Gang Green’s playoff chances? Bye Bye!
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.
Drew Brees would probably be among the first to tell you that he will never erase Unitas’ legacy. It was Unitas who demonstrated how explosive the passing game could be, and he changed pro football forever.