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Quarterback Geno Smith of the New York Jets throws a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons on October 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Geno Ice! Rookie Stuns Atlanta, Comes Up Huge For ‘Fearless’ Jets

Jets guard Willie Colon said quarterback Geno Smith didn’t give any sort of “Disney pep talk” before leading Monday night’s game-winning drive. The rookie just went in and got the job done.

10/08/2013

Nick Folk reacts after kicking the game-winning field goal against the Atlanta Falcons on October 7, 2013. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Jets Make Critics Eat Crow — Myself Included

Last week, I pegged the Jets as not ready for prime time. Hence the crow, which I’ll gladly chow down if it means I’ve just witnessed the turning point in the maturity of Gang Green.

10/08/2013

Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Have Work Cut Out For Them This Summer

For the Isles, it’s all about the next move — and I don’t mean the one to Brooklyn, though that will help, too.

06/12/2013

Jockey Mike Smith sits aboard Palace Malice in the winners circle after winning the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palace Malice Wins 145th Belmont Stakes

Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

06/08/2013

Monmouth Park (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Monzo: Previewing The Weekend Races At Belmont, Monmouth And Hollywood Park

The beauty of such great races is that it didn’t take me long to figure out which races to use in the column this week. The hard part was making my picks.

06/06/2013

Jonathan Quick and Marian Gaborik (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL Season

Who’s primed to lift the Stanley Cup at season’s end? Hartnett has readied his fearless NHL predictions for the 2013 season.

01/18/2013

Gary Kubiak (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pick-A-Side: Who Is The Most Underrated Coach In The NFL?

Who is the most underrated coach in the NFL? Pick a side!

12/18/2012

Head coach Tom Coughlin (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Silverman: It’s Execution — Not Talent — That Matters For Giants In Final 2 Weeks

The Giants must show a willingness to engage that has only been apparent on an every-other-game basis in recent weeks.

12/17/2012

(credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Dottino: Gimme A Break — Giants-Falcons All About Basics

Are you kidding me? So are we expected to believe Atlanta will turn the tables where San Fran and Green Bay have failed?

12/14/2012

Gary Kubiak (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Silverman: Smith, Kubiak Lead This Year’s Class Of Top NFL Coaches

The NFL is not a place for the patient, yet the two most successful coaches in this year’s regular season have benefited from owners who take a long-term view.

12/06/2012

Matt Ryan (Credit: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Silverman: First-Half Flashes Often Lack NFL Staying Power

You can look at the standings and get a pretty good read on the teams that are going to be in the playoffs at the conclusion of the year. But several of those teams still have a lot to prove.

11/08/2012

Joe Philbin (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Mike Smith (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Gary Kubiak (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nice Guys On Sidelines; Old-School Approach A No-Go In Today’s NFL

Vince Lombardi, Don Shula, Bill Parcells, Jimmy Johnson. None of them would be able to coach in the current NFL.

11/07/2012

(credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Benigno’s Best: Week 10 NFL Power Rankings

Atlanta is still undefeated, but I’m not totally buying into them. It’s all about the playoffs with this group.

11/06/2012

Johan Franzen of the Detroit Red Wings races Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators for the puck. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Western Conference And Stanley Cup Predictions

Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Western Conference opening round predictions and reveals his Stanley Cup favorite.

WFAN–04/10/2012

Jets helmet (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Two Weeks After Taking WVU Job, Mike Smith Returns To Jets

West Virginia announced Thursday that Smith is returning to the Jets to coach the outside linebackers. The school didn’t give a reason for Smith’s departure.

WFAN–02/02/2012

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