Troy Polamalu

Shaun Ellis #92 of the New York Jets takes the field with his teammates to play against the Indianapolis Colts during their 2011 AFC wild card playoff game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 8, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Jets won 17-16. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jets’ Ellis Sits Out, Steelers’ McFadden Returns

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.


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Keidel: Jets Fest

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?


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Hot Topic: January 21

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.


Linebacker James Farrior #51 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates after defeating the Baltimore Ravens 31-24 in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Heinz Field on January 15, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Ex-Jet James Farrior Ready To Haunt Former Team

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.


Jason Taylor #99 of the New York Jets celebrates with teammates after tackling Mewelde Moore #21 of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the endzone for a safety during the game on December 19, 2010 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Playmakers Galore On Both Sides For Jets, Steelers

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.


Emmanuel Sanders #88 of the Pittsburgh Steelers is pursued by James Ihedigbo #44 of the New York Jets during their game at Heinz Field on December 19, 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Karl Walter/Getty Images)

No Respect: Packers, Steelers Favored To Reach Super Bowl

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.


A Pittsburgh Steelers fan holds up a sign for Troy Polamalu. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Jets’ Holmes: Troy Polamalu Is ‘Greatest’ I’ve Seen

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.


Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets attempts to escape the pass rush of Jermaine Cunningham #96 of the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 6, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Trash Talk Inflames AFC’s Jets-Pats, Steelers-Ravens

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.


Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets celebrates as he walks off the field after the Jets won 17-16 against the Indianapolis Colts during their 2011 AFC wild card playoff game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 8, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Road Playoffs Not So Daunting To Tomlinson, Jets

This road thing seems to agree with wild-card teams. Now, can the Ravens, Jets and Packers keep it going next weekend?


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Patriots’ Brady Tops Final Fan Vote For Pro Bowl

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.


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B&C Show Blog & Audio: Giants Fail To Dodge Eagles

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.’



Green Lantern: Schotty Finally Earned His Wings

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.

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Steelers’ Polamalu Could Sit Vs. Jets

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.


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NFL Releases 11-Page Guide To Illegal Hits

The NFL wants everyone to know what it told players months ago about illegal hits and how the disciplinary process works.