Sheldon Richardson

Jets’ defensive end Sheldon Richardson celebrates after sacking Patriots quarterback Tom Brady at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 21, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Sheldon Richardson Expects Jets To Be ‘Top Team’ In NFL

It turns out the Jets don’t need Rex Ryan around for a dose of swagger. They’re doing just fine on their own.

04/07/2015

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Jets’ Richardson, Mangold Not Least Bit Surprised Pats Caught Up In ‘Deflate-Gate’

As far as some of the Jets see it, the underinflated footballs saga is just the Patriots being the Patriots.

01/26/2015

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Report: Jets Eyeing Dolphins’ Rodgers For Defensive Coordinator

The Jets have a lot of problems, but their defensive line isn’t one of them. So it should come as no surprise that new head coach Todd Bowles is likely going to bring in someone fluent with the trenches as the team’s new defensive coordinator.

01/15/2015

Jets’ defensive end Sheldon Richardson celebrates after sacking Patriots quarterback Tom Brady at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 21, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Jets’ Richardson Heading To The Pro Bowl In Place Of Injured McCoy

Richardson, who has quickly become one of the best defensive tackles in the NFL, had eight sacks, 84 total tackles and 9.5 tackles for loss/no gain during the 2014 season.

01/14/2015

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Sheldon Richardson Voted Jets’ MVP; Is A Spot In The Pro Bowl Next?

Lost in the turmoil of another lost season, the Jets do have some positives to build off of going forward. The defensive line remains stellar and Sheldon Richardson has quickly emerged as one of the best ends in the NFL.

12/23/2014

New York Jets center Nick Mangold wears an NYPD hat prior to a game against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium on December 21, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Jets, Giants Speak Out After Murder Of NYPD Officers

Sheldon Richardson, the Jets defensive lineman who has been critical of law enforcement in the past, spoke Sunday in support of slain officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.

12/22/2014

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Sheldon Richardson: I’m As Good As Any Defensive Lineman In The NFL

“You name it, I’ll put myself up there. I’m not scared to say it. You don’t get to this point not being confident. If somebody calls me cocky, oh well, they’ll get over it.”

12/19/2014

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Time For The New York Jets To Identify Building Blocks For The Future

As the team prepares for a new direction, the New York Jets have a nucleus for the future.

12/10/2014

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Jets’ Sheldon Richardson Motivated By ‘Almighty Dollar’

When Sheldon Richardson was asked how he keeps playing at such a high level while his team is struggling, the 2013 Defensive Rookie of the Year delivered, as usual.

12/09/2014

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Knicks’ Stoudemire Sounds Off On Police Mandate To Protect And Serve

On Thursday, Amar’e Stoudemire made it clear where he stands on the Eric Garner case, asking that police rethink how they operate.

12/05/2014

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Jets’ Richardson Stands By Controversial Comments On Ferguson

Sheldon Richardson felt helpless as he watched the scenes near his hometown unfold on TV and social media.

12/04/2014

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan looks on against the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field on November 24 , 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ryan After Another Buffalo Debacle: ‘I’m The Guy Responsible’

The Jets looked like they were the team that missed a few practice days because of a snow storm. “We didn’t block, we didn’t tackle, we didn’t do anything,” head coach Rex Ryan said.

11/25/2014

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Players Firmly In Rex’s Corner As Jets Embark On Final 6 Games Of 2014

The so-called foregone conclusion that was Rex Ryan losing his job at season’s end isn’t so foregone anymore.

11/24/2014

Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs scores a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams during the second half at Arrowhead Stadium on October 26, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Jets’ Mission On Sunday: Contain Chiefs Running Back Jamaal Charles

So as the New York Jets (1-7) travel to Kansas City (4-3) on Sunday afternoon, they have one thing in mind. They have to stop Charles.

10/31/2014

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Jets’ Richardson Frustrated By 1-5 Start: ‘None Of Us Are Losers’

With five straight losses and a short week coming up, the Jets are spiraling out of control. Next up: the archrival Patriots in Foxboro.

10/13/2014

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