It may be a waste of money to ask Mark Sanchez to manage games. But if he wants to take the Jets to the postseason, he can’t be asked to make plays.
Bill Belichick chased after and made contact with a replacement official after the Patriots’ Sunday night loss.
Welker served up a zinger to his teammate Monday, while Brady admits he needs “some scars.”
You got just enough of a taste on Wednesday night to whet your NFL appetite. But the first full weekend of the season is upon us, and the season will begin to take shape. Here are some things to look for in Week 1 action.
In the past, it wouldn’t take much to get a battle started. An upstart player would play impressively in training camp while a veteran would report out of shape.Today’s players condition all year long and get familiar with the team’s plays and gameplan at mini-camp and OTAs. However, there are still a number of battles around the NFL that are worth watching.
Former Giants’ wide receiver Mario Manningham agreed to a two-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, adding to a talented receiving corps which could lure Peyton Manning.
As if lining up against Patriots quarterback Tom Brady twice per season wasn’t enough, now there’s the possibility Peyton could plague the Jets.
Now that the NFL has uncovered a big-money bounty program for players in New Orleans, it likely will zero in on other teams Gregg Williams worked for.
Whatever way the season ends, the New York Jets are in need of an infusion of talent to ensure that they won’t repeat the same misteps next season.
Sometimes in life, things come in threes. Three weeks ago, the Jets were reeling. Three weeks later — make that three wins later — destiny is in the hands of Gang Green.
It’s hard to find anything bad about the Jets’ 37-10 win over the ragged Chiefs Sunday. But here’s one negative. One big thing, actually.
The bottom line is that this is a game that the Jets have to — and should — win.
They might not own a playoff spot (right now), but look who’s back in Joe B’s Top Ten!
Unlike the BCS, there are no style points. The bottom line is that the Jets took care of business and kept themselves alive in the AFC playoff race.
Kerry Collins retired in July after 16 seasons in the NFL. He had faced free agency after his contract with the Titans expired, though he said he still wanted to play. He’ll get his shot.