Mike Pettine

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Rex Ryan, Jets’ Run Defense Looking To Fix Things In A Hurry

Rex Ryan can’t stand the hideous number next to the Jets’ defense on the list of NFL rankings. There it is, a double-digit in black and white, screaming at him unlike anything he’s ever seen.


Jets cornerback Kyle Wilson is called for pass interference on Brian Hartline of the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on September 26, 2010. (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Jets’ Kyle Wilson Out To Prove He’s No First-Round Mistake

After whiffing on cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, the Jets need second-year pro Kyle Wilson to step up his game. Let’s just say he had a rough introduction to life in the NFL.


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Rex, Jets Rib Scott Over ‘Can’t Wait’ Interview

Fired-up Jets linebacker Bart Scott set the tone early in the buildup to Sunday’s AFC championship game against the Steelers. “Can’t Wait!” the never-shy Scott shouted when told ‘Congratulations, see you in Pittsburgh’ after New York’s 28-21 victory over the New England Patriots last Sunday.



Jets In Search Of The Much-Talked About Defense

The New York Jets have spent the last few days getting back to basics on defense. Good thing it’s only Week 17.


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Jets’ Revis Expects To Play Despite ‘Tight’ Hamstring

Uh-oh, Darrelle Revis has another ailing hamstring. This time, it’s the cornerback’s right leg that has “a little soreness.”


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Jets’ Defense Looks To ‘Make Amends’ Vs. Dolphins

Mike Pettine heard all the words used to describe the New York Jets’ defense performance at New England. Embarrassing. Humiliating. Inexplicable. The first-year defensive coordinator agrees with them all.


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Jets, Bengals Heading In Opposite Directions

Chad Ochocinco toned it down a bit for a change. The chatty Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver is never at a loss for words, but he couldn’t bring himself to stir things up the way he usually does.


Jets lineman Rob Turner

Green Lantern: Jets’ D — Work In Progress Or Just Not That Good?

There is no team in football more exciting to watch right now than the Jets. There’s also no team out there living more on borrowed time.

CBS 2–11/22/2010

Wide receiver Brad Smith #16 of the New York Jets runs the ball by linebacker Chris Gocong #51 of the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on November 14, 2010 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jets, NFL Working Lots Of Overtime

Few things infuriate football fans more than the one-possession overtime. You know, win the coin toss, kick a long field goal and go home.


Kyle Wilson, left

Wilson Wins Back Confidence Of Jets’ Coaches

Expected to play a major role in the New York Jets’ secondary, first-round draft pick Kyle Wilson went from heralded rookie to forgotten man in just a few weeks. He’ll be back Sunday.


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Streaking Jets Get Back To Work, Ready To Improve

Rex Ryan and his coaching staff huddled up before the bye-week break and drew up a game plan for an imposing opponent: the New York Jets. It was time for some self-scouting.


Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson

Green Lantern: Jets Giving Faithful Culture Shock

In his 25-game career with the Jets, Rex Ryan has successfully replicated the work of Bill Parcells. And, unlike Parcells, Ryan doesn’t strike anyone as the type of guy who’s going to abandon ship for seemingly greener pastures.


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Jets’ Revis, Pace To Travel; Game Status Uncertain

Coach Rex Ryan said Thursday that he wants both Darrelle Revis and Calvin Pace to travel with the team Friday rather than have them stay back at the facility to rehabilitate their injuries.


Jets defensive back Kyle Wilson

Green Lantern: Don’t Be Fooled, Jets Have Issues

The win in Miami doesn’t mean the Jets are better than they really are. They still have a ton of work to do if they are to become the team that many think can win a Super Bowl.


Jets vs. Ravens

Green Lantern: Same Old Jets … FANS

In case you haven’t noticed, I really enjoy writing this column. It fills me with a sense of purpose professionally that goes beyond what I do when I’m in the office. The beauty of writing about the Jets from home is my distraction level is often quite manageable. Not today, though.

CBS 2–09/14/2010