Long after the ’this was dumb’ brigade malaise into ‘let’s see what happens’, long after the bi-polar Jets fan base who both love and hate the prospect of Tebow, as they both loved and hated the idea of adding Peyton Manning, take a step back and breathe our newest neophyte quarterback will take the field in the green and white and do so to a rapturous welcome.Read More
For the first time since the ridiculous charade of a press conference that followed the end of the team’s season we heard directly from the Jets’ brass yesterday, with Rex Ryan, Mike Tannenbaum and Tony Sparano participating in conference calls to introduce the team’s new Offensive Coordinator.Read More
Breaking news from Florham Park overnight as embattled Jets OC Brian Schottenheimer resigned his position and will be replaced by hitherto Miami Dolphins Head Coach Tony Sparano, according to a report by Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.
Schottenheimer’s exit has long been anticipated and it is no coincidence that it was announced shortly after he failed in his bid to win the Jaguars Head Coaching position. Had Schottenheimer not been under consideration for that position it is likely his departure would have been confirmed a week ago.Read More
By Tom Woods
The NFL season is far from over, but for the New York Jets, it most certainly is.
The Jets headed into the 2011-12 NFL season following their second consecutive loss in the AFC Championship game, and a long offseason which included a lockout, player movement, and a mixed bag in pre-season. Expectations were running high, Rex Ryan had guaranteed the franchise its second Super Bowl Championship, and for Jets fans – myself included – we had a season to look forward to. But what happened next?Read More
Two plays in the end were what came between the dysfunctional 2011 New York Jets and a playoff berth. The first was Mark Sanchez throwing a disastrous third pick in the red zone, the second a failed two point conversion attempt by the Texans against Tennessee. If those two simple plays go differently we’re talking about a trip to Houston and almost certainly a return to Foxboro in mid-January.Read More