Dyer: Naming Smith The Jets' Starting QB In May Was Bowles' First MistakeThose who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
Dyer: Give Maccagnan Credit -- He's Given Jets Fans Plenty Of HopeMike Maccagnan didn't just take six players over this past weekend. He drafted hope for a franchise forever hopeless.
Joe Namath: If Mariota Is Available At No. 6, Jets Should Take HimJoe Namath, the greatest quarterback in franchise history, thinks Maccagnan needs to roll the dice and pick Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota if he's available at No. 6.
Dyer: True Jets Fans Want 'Fireman Ed' Back At MetLifeAny fan who doesn't want him back should hang up their Jets jersey right now. You're either insane or jealous. Or both.
Dyer: You Just Watch — Rex Ryan Will Get The Last LaughThe man can still coach, the evidence shows. Sadly, it won't be here in New York with the Jets. But he will do it somewhere, and he will win if given the proper support and commitment.
Dyer: Big Ten Better Not Allow Rutgers To Be Left Out In The ColdEven though Rutgers just completed the program's most impressive season since 2006, there is a likelihood that the Scarlet Knights, despite being bowl eligible, will not be heading to the postseason.
Dyer: Red Bulls Will Likely Never Have Another Player Like Thierry HenryIt was as improbable a love story as has ever been written in New York City sports, an enigmatic Frenchman and a city that wants passion from its stars.
Dyer: In Their Desire To Push Geno, Clueless Jets Just Disrespected VickDespite the limited sample size, Michael Vick has done far more than Geno Smith with the Jets' offense this season and, as a result, deserves the same respect and courtesy next week against the Dolphins.
Latest Jets Billboard Urges Woody Johnson To Fire Idzik Or Sell TeamThose behind FireJohnIdzik.com have moved on to their next target: owner Woody Johnson.
Dyer: Pay The Man! Red Bulls Head Coach Mike Petke Deserves An ExtensionIt is time for Dietrich Mateschitz to belly up to the proverbial bar as the owner of the New York Red Bulls and do the right thing for his head coach.
Dyer: Bold Move By Jets GM Idzik, But Too Little, Too LateThe Harvin trade, if it works, will see Idzik take the lion’s share of the credit. It also will show that he ignored this team’s greatest need to the detriment of their playoff hopes.
Dyer: Julie Hermann Made A Mistake, Let's Move OnNow on the job for almost a year-and-a-half as athletic director at Rutgers, reports on Friday said that Hermann made a joke in the fall of 2013 during a departmental meeting when she said that they need to get in touch with potential donors but not "in a Sandusky way."