Before the Jets started playing football for real this year, Rex Ryan proclaimed his defense a sure-fire, top-five group. Amazing how one injury can turn an otherwise impressive unit into a bunch of also-rans.
Instead of a handshake, Tom Coughlin had choice words for Greg Schiano. Eli Manning, Justin Tuck and the rest of the Giants weren’t too happy, either.
Athletes deal with pain all the time. Physical pain. Emotional pain. They get through it. But the way Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks overcame their respective anguishes — that was truly something else.
Just as quickly as they emerged after a dreadful preseason, Mark Sanchez and the short-lived high-powered New York Jets offense were jarringly knocked back to reality.
Do the Giants have more talent than the Bucs and the Carolina Panthers, their next two opponents? Absolutely. And could Big Blue lose to these teams if they play sloppy, uninspired football? Absolutely.
Mark Sanchez was all business, no smiles and no sense of relief. The Jets quarterback was a few days removed from one of the best games of his NFL career, and the celebration was already long over.
The Bennett brothers are always pulling for each other, ready to lend a hand. This Sunday it’s a different story.
Last week, just a game separated the Dynamic Radio Duo when it came to their NFL Week 1 Picks-Picks-Picks. Boomer went 3-2, while Craig finished 2-3.
Mission already accomplished for the Wildcat. With all the focus on what Tim Tebow’s role is going to be, his part in the Jets’ offense is flying under the radar.
Well, well. Don’t look now, but Joe’s beloved Jets have cracked the top 10. The G-Men? Nowhere to be found.
The first week of football is over, and Joe Benigno is back to rank the NFL’s Top 10 teams. Where do his beloved Jets stand?
Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora probably will miss the Giants’ season opener. And according to the New York Post, Umenyiora may also miss Week 2.