Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis sat out practice Friday with a knee ailment, but coach Rex Ryan said he’ll play in the AFC championship game against the Steelers.
Being black & gold in a green land I feel slightly surrounded, an odd but fun week when my friends are foes. That said, it’s your town, your team, and your time. So why not give you, the fan, your moment?
Are you ready, Jets fans? Here we go, we’re merely two days away from Gang Green’s chance to beat down the Pittsburgh Steelers and finally make it back to the Super Bowl.
Fourteen seasons into his NFL career, James Farrior has come full circle in Pittsburgh. The former first-round draft pick of the New York Jets has morphed into the Steelers’ sage veteran in his seventh year as captain.
The rundown for Jets-Steelers nearly always begins with the names Polamalu and Harrison, Revis and Scott. Fair enough. Look at the other side of the ball, though, and the list is just as impressive: Roethlisberger, Ward and Wallace; Tomlinson, Holmes and an emerging Sanchez.
The Green Bay Packers go to Soldier Field favored to beat the Chicago Bears on Sunday in their first NFL playoffs match since 1941 thanks to impressive results in the last month. The AFC Championship follows at Heinz Field where the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the underdog New York Jets.
Troy Polamalu has a huge fan in Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes. Holmes, in his first season with New York, gushed Wednesday about the effect his former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate has on games.
The Pittsburgh Steelers-Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots-New York Jets rivalries turned nasty this week as trash talk inflamed their NFL playoff showdowns.
This road thing seems to agree with wild-card teams. Now, can the Ravens, Jets and Packers keep it going next weekend?
Tom Brady has overtaken Michael Vick to lead all players in the final fan voting for the Pro Bowl. The Patriots quarterback had nearly 1.9 million votes when balloting ended Monday.
When the final gun sounded on Sunday, the Giants were on the wrong end of a 38-31 defeat. This folks is what you call a ‘loss of epic proportions.’
If offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer is depicted as the poster boy for all that’s wrong with the Jets’ offense on the day after losses, he must be lauded on the day after wins. For what he drew up Sunday was a true blueprint for success.
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu missed practice for a third consecutive day because of a strained right Achilles’ tendon and a sore calf and is likely to miss Sunday’s game against the Jets.
The NFL wants everyone to know what it told players months ago about illegal hits and how the disciplinary process works.