Joe Namath

Mark Sanchez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Unnamed Jets Player: 80-90 Percent Of Team Wants Mark Sanchez Benched

“Everyone on the team likes Mark personally, but there’s a general feeling among some of the players that maybe it’s time to give someone else a chance,” an unnamed player told Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com.

05/23/2013

Joe Namath (Photo by Jarrett Baker/Getty Images)

Namath Criticizes Geno Smith Pick, Promises ‘You’ll See A Different’ Sanchez In 2013

“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.”

05/22/2013

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Former Jets’ WR George Sauer Dies At 69

Sauer caught eight passes from Joe Namath in the Jets’ 16-7 win over the Baltimore Colts in the 1969 Super Bowl.

05/11/2013

Geno Smith (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images), Boomer Esiason (Photo by Rick Stew/Getty Images)

Geno Smith To Wear No. 7 For Jets, And Boomer Esiason Doesn’t Care

Move over, Boomer. There’s a new No. 7 in town: Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith.

05/10/2013

Darrelle Revis (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Keidel: Gangrenous Gang Green — Jets Fly Off Revis Island

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.

04/22/2013

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Tommy Lasorda Delivers In Classic Interview With Boomer & Carton

Lasorda, all sorts of fired up, was an in-studio guest on the “Boomer & Carton” show Thursday morning — and he was fantastic.

03/07/2013

Quarterbacks Mark Sanchez #6 and Tim Tebow #15 (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Keidel: By Not Starting Tebow, Jets Punt What’s Left Of Their Goodwill And Luster

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.

12/28/2012

Fireman Ed (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Schwartz: I’ll Take Fireman Ed’s Job

Peter Schwartz knows exactly who should fill Fireman Ed’s shoes — himself.

11/29/2012

Mark Sanchez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images), Tim Tebow (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jets Should Jettison The Sanchise

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.

11/12/2012

Joe Namath (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), Mike Tannenbaum (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Joe Namath Rips Jets’ Front Office, Focus, Use Of Tebow

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.

11/08/2012

Joe Namath (Photo by Jarrett Baker/Getty Images)

Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Jets Player Of All-Time?

Who is your favorite Jets player of all-time? Pick a side!

11/06/2012

Rex Ryan (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Jets’ Coaching Staff Plans To Address Concerns, Look At ‘Everything’ During Bye Week

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.”

10/29/2012

Rex Ryan (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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

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

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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