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Nick Folk of the New York Jets celebrates his game-winning field goal for a 30-27 win against the New England Patriots during their game at MetLife Stadium on Oct. 20, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Dyer: Jets Need To Do More Than Just Franchise Their ‘Folk Hero’

The New York Jets have put the franchise tag on kicker Nick Folk, which will ensure the player known as “Folk Hero” will be paid among the top five kickers in the league. And now the Jets are showing him the money. But they need to show him more.

03/01/2014

Josh McCown (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Jets Interested In QB Josh McCown; Vick, Schaub Unlikely

According to a report, general manager John Idzik is interested in free-agent-to-be Josh McCown, who was excellent for the Bears after Jay Cutler went down with an injury.

02/24/2014

Wide receiver Marqise Lee of the USC Trojans (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Palladino: WR-Heavy Draft Could Play Right Into Jets’ Hands

With only Jeremy Kerley standing tall in Geno Smith’s arsenal, the Jets could use a stud pass-catcher. And if there is any year to find one in the high rounds, this would be the year.

02/21/2014

John Idzik (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Jets GM John Idzik Says Seahawks Playing In Super Bowl Is ‘Special’ For Him

Idzik, hired by the Jets in January 2013, spent six seasons in the Seahawks’ front office and helped build the team into a Super Bowl-caliber squad.

02/01/2014

Head coach Rex Ryan (R) of the New York Jets and quarterback Geno Smith #7 (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets QB Geno Smith: ‘Rex Knows How To Push My Buttons’

Both coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik have said that while Geno Smith improved greatly, they will wait until they see who’s on the roster in a few months before considering their starters at any position.

02/01/2014

Mark Sanchez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Unnamed NFL Coach Says He’d Jump At Chance To Sign Sanchez

Don’t expect Mark Sanchez to go the way of Tim Tebow. The quarterback apparently won’t have much trouble finding a job if he’s cut by the Jets this offseason.

01/22/2014

Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ryan Eager To ‘Get This Thing Rolling’ After Contract Extension

Rex Ryan went from the hot seat to some job security. Well, at least through the next two seasons. “I’m glad to be a Jet. I’m happy to be a Jet. That’s never changed,” the coach said Thursday.

01/17/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Cromartie: Geno Smith Is Definitely A Franchise Quarterback

As far as Antonio Cromartie is concerned, Jets general manager John Idzik should not be putting too much effort into looking for a quarterback this offseason. That’s because Cromartie sees Geno Smith as the present and future of the franchise.

01/06/2014

Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), John Idzik (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Silverman: Jets Doomed To More Mediocrity With Ryan And Good-Guy Idzik

Now we know why the Jets hired John Idzik as GM a year ago. He’s a get-along guy. He wants to get along with owner Woody Johnson, and he wants to have a comfortable working relationship with Rex Ryan.

01/01/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets GM Won’t Commit To Geno Smith As Starter In 2014

“We will always look to improve every position in any manner we can and that doesn’t change going into 2014,” John Idzik said. “We’ll look at quarterbacks. Yes, we’ll look at quarterbacks.”

01/01/2014

Geno Smith (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) and Hakeem Nicks (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: 5 Truths About Jets And Giants For The New Year

Wednesday is as good a day as any to lay out five real truths concerning our two football teams. No phony resolutions, but real things that have happened or need to be done in order to avoid a repeat of a sad, unproductive 2013.

01/01/2014

Rex Ryan (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan ‘Comfortable’ With His Current Contract

Ryan is “comfortable” with his current contract, although the New York Jets’ coach and general manager John Idzik would not address questions about whether an extension is in the works.

12/31/2013

Rex Ryan (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Report: Jets Only Open To 1-Year Extension For Ryan

Rex Ryan may get an extension from the New York Jets. But it won’t be of the long-term variety, according to Ian Rapoport and Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network.

12/31/2013

John Idzik (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Now Jets Have To Be All About Mysterious John Idzik

For all the hoopla that’s followed Rex Ryan around, a lot has not been made of John Idzik and the serious task facing this largely unknown general manager going forward.

12/30/2013

Jets head coach Rex Ryan and owner Woody Johnson (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets Owner Lauds Ryan’s Passion, Leadership In Letter To Season-Ticket Holders

The postgame cheer from inside the Jets’ locker room could be heard in the stadium hallways. The reason for the roar: New York was keeping its coach.

12/30/2013

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