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Geno Smith (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Controversy Follows New York Football Stars Into Offseason

It’s been a messy week for Gang Green. Quarterback Geno Smith and tight end Kellen Winslow are in the headlines for the wrong reasons.


Tom Brady (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Jones: Brady Playing It Cool Ahead Of Championship Game; Rex Ryan’s Future

Brady played the underdog card on Monday but hasn’t harped on it, at least not publicly. “When you play against one of the best teams in the league, you realize there’s very little margin of error,” he said.


Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ryan Eager To ‘Get This Thing Rolling’ After Contract Extension

Rex Ryan went from the hot seat to some job security. Well, at least through the next two seasons. “I’m glad to be a Jet. I’m happy to be a Jet. That’s never changed,” the coach said Thursday.


Rex Ryan (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rex Finally Rewarded: Jets, Ryan Agree On Multi-Year Extension

Sack that “lame duck” label! The New York Jets and head coach Rex Ryan have agreed on a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday.


Josh Cribbs (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Report: Special Teams Coach Kotwica Bolts Jets For Redskins

While it remains to be seen if Rex Ryan will get his contract extension, which may very well hinge on him changing some of staff to placate general manager John Idzik, the Jets now have to hire at least one new coach.


Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), John Idzik (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Silverman: Jets Doomed To More Mediocrity With Ryan And Good-Guy Idzik

Now we know why the Jets hired John Idzik as GM a year ago. He’s a get-along guy. He wants to get along with owner Woody Johnson, and he wants to have a comfortable working relationship with Rex Ryan.


Geno Smith (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets GM Won’t Commit To Geno Smith As Starter In 2014

“We will always look to improve every position in any manner we can and that doesn’t change going into 2014,” John Idzik said. “We’ll look at quarterbacks. Yes, we’ll look at quarterbacks.”


Geno Smith (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) and Hakeem Nicks (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: 5 Truths About Jets And Giants For The New Year

Wednesday is as good a day as any to lay out five real truths concerning our two football teams. No phony resolutions, but real things that have happened or need to be done in order to avoid a repeat of a sad, unproductive 2013.


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Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan ‘Comfortable’ With His Current Contract

Ryan is “comfortable” with his current contract, although the New York Jets’ coach and general manager John Idzik would not address questions about whether an extension is in the works.


Rex Ryan (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Report: Jets Only Open To 1-Year Extension For Ryan

Rex Ryan may get an extension from the New York Jets. But it won’t be of the long-term variety, according to Ian Rapoport and Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network.


Dennis Rodman  (Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images), Michael Bloomberg watches Knicks-Spurs at MSG (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2013 Sports Oddities: A Wayward Super Bowl Ring, Bloomberg’s Popcorn Caper & More

The mystery of what exactly happened to Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring was one of many odd places sports wandered into this year…


MIAMI GARDENS, FL - DECEMBER 29: Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets rushes during a game against the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

New York Jets: A Team On The Rise

Gang Green finished the season 8-8. With some additions can New York contend in 2014?


Jets head coach Rex Ryan (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rex Deserves To Be Back, But He Must Make Playoffs In ’14

This is now three consecutive years without a chance to get the trophy that he guaranteed us. That’s three strikes, which usually gets a coach fired. But Ryan is an unusual man.


John Idzik (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Now Jets Have To Be All About Mysterious John Idzik

For all the hoopla that’s followed Rex Ryan around, a lot has not been made of John Idzik and the serious task facing this largely unknown general manager going forward.


Jets head coach Rex Ryan and owner Woody Johnson (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Jets Owner Lauds Ryan’s Passion, Leadership In Letter To Season-Ticket Holders

The postgame cheer from inside the Jets’ locker room could be heard in the stadium hallways. The reason for the roar: New York was keeping its coach.