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Giants tight end Larry Donnell catches a touchdown pass against the Washington Redskins on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Larry Donnell Loses Fantasy Matchup After Benching Himself

Quick, think of your worst loss ever in fantasy football. Big Blue’s breakout tight end has you beat.

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Geno Smith Gets Testy Over Loaded Vick Questions

Smith was asked if it could help the Jets by putting Michael Vick in for not just a play or two, but an entire quarter — and he, predictably and understandably, bristled.

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NFL, DirecTV Extend ‘Sunday Ticket’ Deal For 8 Years, $12 Billion

The deal includes rights to stream the package live. AT&T is in the process of acquiring DirecTV for $48.5 billion, making the expanded possibilities for mobile particularly attractive.

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Joe Namath said his brain function has improved after spending 120 sessions in a hyperbaric chamber. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Joe Namath: Experimental Oxygen Treatment Has Helped Brain Heal

The Jets great was the first patient in an experiment by a Florida hospital to see if bathing the body in pure oxygen might restore blood flow to injured areas of the brain.

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CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein Talks Vikings Vs. Packers On Thursday Night Football

The Minnesota Vikings are set to take on the Green Bay Packers on “Thursday Night Football,” and these are both two teams that are starting to turn their season around. Former NFL quarterback Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports took a few moments to speak about the NFC North contest this Thursday.

10/01/2014

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Where’s Odell? Giants’ Beckham Longs To See Field Against Falcons

The New York Giants have certainly not seen a return on their investment in Odell Beckham, Jr. Beckham, selected 12th overall in the May NFL draft from LSU, has not played in a game this season, something that he hopes changes this Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.

10/01/2014

Some New Jersey lawmakers said they want NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign over his handling of domestic violence cases in the league. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Call For End To NFL Tax-Exempt Status

The bipartisan group of politicians, all women, threw their support behind a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., that would also pull tax exemptions from other professional sports leagues.

09/30/2014

Husain Abdullah scores a touchdown after an interception against the New England Patriots at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Chiefs’ Husain Abdullah Flagged After Sliding To Knees In Prayer

Michael Signora, the league’s vice president of football communications, tweeted Tuesday that Abdullah “should not have been penalized.”

09/30/2014

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Opponent Profile: Can Jets Fly High In San Diego?

Before those in the Green and White have to think about writing off the season, they will look to right the ship this weekend against a Chargers’ squad that dismantled Jacksonville 33-14 this past Sunday. That win came on the heels of victories over Seattle and Buffalo.

09/30/2014

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Opponent Profile: Giants Look To Prey On Wounded Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons (2-2) crashed and burned in a road loss to the Minnesota Vikings 41-28 on Sunday, amid a plethora of injuries. The New York Giants (2-2), on the other hand, come into this week’s contest relatively healthy and riding a two game winning streak.

09/30/2014

Tom Brady sits on the sidelines late in the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on September 29, 2014. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

QB Controversy? Patriots’ Belichick Scoffs At Reporter After Loss

Asked about the quarterback situation in New England, coach Bill Belichick replied with a disgusted look. This has been one rough start for Tom Brady and the Patriots.

09/30/2014

Jets head coach Rex Ryan meets his brother Rob Ryan, defensive coordinator of the Saints, at MetLife Stadium on November 3, 2013. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Twin Issues: Rex And Rob Ryan Looking Defenseless At 1-3

Rex’s Jets are 1-3, have lost three in a row and can’t cover anyone in the passing game. And Rob’s Saints have been even worse than his brother’s bunch.

09/30/2014

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5 Reasons Why Michael Vick Needs To Start For Jets

Let’s take a look at why exactly the New York Jets need to make the switch from Geno Smith to Michael Vick.

09/29/2014

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Palladino: Time For Jets To Suck It Up And Start Michael Vick

The calendar still says September, but already the Jets have put themselves into a critical time crunch. The playoffs are slipping away. Time to cash in on the insurance policy.

09/29/2014

Geno Smith looks on from the bench during the Jets' 24-17 loss to the Lions at MetLife Stadium on September 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Best Option Left For Jets — Tank The Season

There’s no benefit to finishing 7-9 over 4-12. If the Jets are bad enough, they can have their pick at the best available quarterback coming out of college.

09/29/2014

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