New York started the game with turnovers on their first three drives, all in the first 6½ minutes. There were two INTs by Eli Manning, including his first pass. That’s not how you want to start a season.
Jets coach Rex Ryan was correct in his post-game comments — there’s no apology for winning an ugly game in the NFL. But he also must know that he was oh-so-close to getting run out of town only one game into his final contract year.
With rookie Geno Smith starting at quarterback, the Jets attempt to put their tumultuous preseason behind them when they welcome their former star cornerback Darrelle Revis and Tampa Bay to MetLife Stadium on Sunday.
Tampa Bay knows it is facing an inexperienced rookie Sunday, a guy who took all of 69 snaps in preseason games. It won’t be a big surprise to anyone in the stadium if the Buccaneers do all they can to try to rattle Geno Smith.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Darrelle Revis thinks it’s pretty darn funny that Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith hasn’t studied him on tape.
With just five carries for 11 yards and no passing attempts, Tim Tebow didn’t do much on the field Sunday. But according to NFL.com’s weekly power rankings, the rising New York Jets are now the New York “Tebow.”
Rex Ryan disagrees with Bills defensive end Mario Williams’ claim that right tackle Austin Howard illegally used hands to the face to block him Sunday.
Bottom line, Scott did more harm than good with his little outburst. He made his team look foolish at 1-0, as if they needed any more bad press after a sometimes comical offseason.
Jets fans thought they could breathe a sigh of relief on Monday morning. Turns out the initial reports on Darrelle Revis were wrong.
The good vibes were flowing after the Jets’ big win Sunday. Just not at linebacker Bart Scott’s locker.
There were plenty of people doubting Mark Sanchez. It’s just one game, but those naysayers might be having second thoughts now.
Now that the Jets have shown their new identity on tape, the Steelers better be familiar with the cliché regarding those who fool.
After a glowing introduction courtesy of Craig, Simms took a couple of shots at Boomer before addressing the Jets 48-28 win over the Bills.
The chic pick for the playoffs used to be the Jets. This year, they seem to be the butt of the joke from fans and analysts alike. On Sunday, Rex’s bunch would like to change the punchline.
Today is the very first Football Friday of the 2012-13 NFL season, which means the Dynamic Radio Duo that is Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton offer their ‘award winning’ picks-picks-picks.