Wayne Chrebet

Wayne Chrebet (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Determination Drove Chrebet Places No One Thought Possible

Looking at an autographed box of “Chrebet Crunch” cereal on display in my office, I am aware that his story should serve as inspiration to anybody who believes in himself.

12/02/2014

Wide receiver Wayne Chrebet #80 of the New York Jets celebrates after the Jets won the coin toss to start overtime against the Pittsburgh Steelers in an AFC divisional game at Heinz Field on January 15, 2005 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Wayne Chrebet, Leon Hess Inducted Into Jets’ Ring Of Honor

“To see all the No. 80 jerseys,” a choked-up Chrebet said, “I can’t tell you what it means to me.”

12/02/2014

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Wayne Chrebet, Being Inducted Into Jets’ Ring Of Honor, Thankful For Good Days After Concussions

Chrebet, from Garfield, New Jersey, was undrafted out of Hofstra in 1995, but got a tryout with the Jets. He went from 11th on the depth chart to making the team, going on to a terrific 11-year career.

11/27/2014

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Keyshawn Johnson Calls Boomer Esiason ‘Trash’ After WFAN Host Questions His Heart

“You take Wayne Chrebet’s heart out of him and put it into Keyshawn Johnson, you got Jerry Rice. That’s basically what you have.”

09/23/2014

Wide receiver Wayne Chrebet #80 of the New York Jets celebrates after the Jets won the coin toss to start overtime against the Pittsburgh Steelers in an AFC divisional game at Heinz Field on January 15, 2005 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Leon Hess, Wayne Chrebet To Be Inducted Into Jets’ Ring Of Honor

A fan favorite, Chrebet played with Gang Green until 2005 and finished second in franchise history with 580 receptions.

09/23/2014

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Ex-Jets WR Wayne Chrebet Accused Of Labor Violations At L.I. Restaurant

The civil complaint alleges that Chrebet paid less than minimum wage and failed to pay overtime at his Social Sports Kitchen in Uniondale, N.Y.

09/12/2012

Tim Tebow (L) and Mark Sanchez at OTAs. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: A Jets Fan’s Cruel Curse Of Hoping, Wanting, Believing

With the Jets, I have to deal with schizophrenia. Keep expectations low. Don’t invest your passion this year. It has never been as easy as it sounds.

07/24/2012

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B&C Morning Show: Wayne Chrebet Vs. Keyshawn Johnson — Who You Got?

When talking about NY athletes beloved by their fan base, understandably the name Wayne Chrebet came up Friday morning, who clearly falls into said category. A player who didn’t hold Chrebet in such high regard […]

WFAN–06/01/2012

Giants (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images) vs. Jets (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Oh Brother! Jets Vs. Giants Preview

In the case of the Jets and Giants, it’s a little more than just a sibling rivalry. It’s about history, success and the constant bickering between fans of Gang Green and Big Blue.

WFAN–12/23/2011

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10 Years Later, Ex-Jets Testaverde, Chrebet Reflect On 9/11

The image on the television screen is still vividly etched in Vinny Testaverde’s mind. The former Jets quarterback was in the trainer’s room on Sept. 11, 2001, and had trouble making sense of the gaping, smoke-spewing hole in one of the Twin Towers.

WFAN–09/07/2011

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Jets Honor 2000 ‘Monday Night Miracle’ Team

The New York Jets celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the team that pulled off the “Monday Night Miracle” against the Miami Dolphins 10 years ago.

WFAN–10/12/2010

Former Hofstra football players Luke Bonus, left, and Keith Ferrara stand on the field at Hofstra University in Uniondale, N.Y. Hofstra administrators cut football last December. The school cited financial reasons and a lack of fan interest but the move shocked the school's 84 players. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Players Move On After Hofstra Dumps Football

Former Hofstra co-captain Luke Bonus lives in a house just a short walk from the stadium where he played college football. It’s bittersweet, or sometimes, just plain bitter.

WFAN–09/02/2010