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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.

03/01/2014

Nick Folk kicks the game-winning field goal for the Jets against New England on Oct. 20, 2013, at MetLife Stadium.  (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets Franchise Their ‘Folk Hero’

Nick Folk kicked his way to a big pay raise with the New York Jets. The Jets placed the franchise tag on the reliable kicker Friday after he had perhaps the best season of his seven-year NFL career.

02/28/2014

Ed Reed (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets’ Reed To Mull Return, Retirement; Folk Wants Multi-Year Deal

Ed Reed is unsure what his football future holds. The veteran safety would like to keep playing, and for Rex Ryan and the Jets. Retirement can’t be ruled out, either.

12/31/2013

Muhammad Wilkerson (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Palladino: Jets, Giants Likely To Be Represented In Pro Bowl

The Jets and Giants’ seasons end on Sunday, of course. But neither squad should go unrepresented on Friday night when the NFL announces its Pro Bowl squad at 9 p.m.

12/27/2013

MetLife Stadium (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

NFL Groundskeeping Experts Are Ready For Cold-Weather MetLife Super Bowl

If the weather takes a nosedive leading up to this Super Bowl, the turf crew will keep the field warm and dry with heaters and blowers under a tarp.

12/13/2013

Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets scrambles against the New Orleans Saints during their game at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jets’ Reuland: ‘We Believe We Can Beat Any Team We Line Up Against’

“We embrace the challenges, this team,” tight end Konrad Reuland said. “We truly believe we can beat any team we line up against.”

11/04/2013

Jets linebacker DeMario Davis, left, picks off a pass against the New Orleans Saints at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 3, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets’ Defense Leads Team Past Brees, Saints 26-20

Rex Ryan’s defense outperformed twin Rob’s unit as the New York Jets upset the New Orleans Saints 26-20 Sunday.

11/03/2013

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots shake hands at MetLife Stadium on October 20, 2013. The Jets won 30-27 in overtime. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Rex Fires Back At Belichick, Says Jets Didn’t Pull A Pats On Earlier FG

The “push-gate” saga between the Jets and Patriots took another turn for the surreal on Wednesday when Rex Ryan responded to Bill Belichick’s accusations of foul play.

10/23/2013

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, right, disputes a call during overtime against the Jets at MetLife Stadium on Oct. 20, 2013. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Belichick: Jets Pushed Too! Jets Pushed Too!

Bill Belichick just wants to move on — but as long as he gets the last word first.

10/22/2013

Jets kicker Nick Folk, No. 2, boots the game-winning field goal in a 30-27 overtime win against the Patriots on Oct. 20, 2013 in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Report: Jets Were On To Patriots’ Field Goal Push Long Before OT Kick

What did they know? When did they know it? And who did they tell? Almost sounds like Washington politics, doesn’t it? No, this is about the Jets and the Patriots and the penalty heard around the world.

10/21/2013

Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots argues after the Patriots were called for a penalty on the Jets' field-goal attempt in the overtime period of the New York Jets' 30-27 win over the New England Patriots. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Bill Belichick Disagrees With Controversial Flag That Helped Jets Stun Pats

“We weren’t on the second level when we pushed him, no,” Belichick said following the disappointing loss. “You can’t push from the second level. I didn’t think we did that.”

10/21/2013

Rex Ryan of the Jets and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick shake hands at the end of New York's 30-27 win over New England at MetLife Stadium on October 20, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets, Refs Send Patriots Home With Beli-Ache

The Jets, given new life after a rare call in overtime, ran the ball three times to set up Nick Folk’s winner and send the green towel-waving fans at MetLife Stadium into a frenzy.

10/21/2013

(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Folk’s Overtime FG Leads Jets Past Patriots 30-27

New rule gave Folk a second chance after he missed a 56-yarder moments earlier. Patriots Chris Jones was called for unsportsmanlike conduct.

10/20/2013

Mark Sanchez (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Has Mark Sanchez Played His Last Game In A Jets Uniform?

The maligned quarterback, who was once dubbed “The Sanchize” and drew early comparisons to Joe Namath, had season-ending surgery on his right shoulder on Tuesday.

10/09/2013

Quarterback Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets warms up before his game against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on October 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Palladino: Geno Smith’s Arrow Is Definitely Pointing Up

Geno Smith still has a ways to go, but against the Falcons he showed signs that perhaps this is not going to be a doomed Jets season under his rookie leadership.

10/09/2013

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