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.


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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By Position

Here’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.


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Female Kicker Slams Lauren Silberman’s ‘Terrible’ NFL Tryout

“I hoped she would go out and do justice for an NFL tryout, because there are lots of people who have dreamed of going to the NFL,” Katie Hnida told USA Today. “It should be something serious.”


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Lauren Silberman After Leg Injury Spoils NFL Tryout: ‘I Can Do A Lot More’

Frustrated and maybe a bit embarrassed, Lauren Silberman fought back tears after kicking her way into NFL history.


Lauren Silberman Participates at NFL Regional Scouting Combine

Lauren Silberman Makes Short, But Historic Tryout For NFL Kicker

Dreams were dashed, but history was still made Sunday night for an East Village woman trying to become the first female player in NFL history.


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NYC Woman Lauren Silberman To Make History At NFL Regional Combine

Lauren Silberman has scant chance at making the NFL — but she’s guaranteed to make history.