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Smith v. Sanchez re: Jets turnovers

In this Associated Press composite, Jets quarterbacks Geno

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Geno Smith threw up a clunker in Buffalo on Sunday with four turnovers. It happens. But, if you recall, part of the reason the Jets drafted Smith early in the second round was because Sanchez led the NFL in turnovers over the course of the previous two seasons (52 from 2011-12). Have a look at how Smith's turnover rate through 10 games compares with that of Mark Sanchez, the Jets' starting quarterback...

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A good day for New York kickers -- but not the best

Nick Folk (2) celebrates his game-winning field goal

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It was a good day on Sunday for the New York players who actually put the "foot" in football. Giants kicker Josh Brown was 5-for-5 in field goal attempts, supplying all of the Giants' 15 points during their win over the Eagles. It was the first time in Giants history the team has scored at least 15 points with all of the points a result of field goals. It was just the fourth time the...

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Jets sponsor Super Bowl event to take over Penn Plaza

Jets Flight Crew member during the first half

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It's only October but already the Super Bowl buzz is coming to New York. The 50 Yard Lounge, developed by former sports agent Lonny Sweet and The Connect Group, will take over 1 Penn Plaza across from Madison Square Garden with football festivities and food during Super Bowl week. 50YL will open Jan. 29, the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, and close Feb. 2, Super Bowl Sunday. The Jets have teamed...

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Eli Manning's interceptions more harmful than Geno Smith's

A photo composite shows Jets quarterback Geno Smith,

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Geno Smith and Eli Manning have been off-target, to say the least, this season. The Jets and Giants quarterbacks, respectively, have tossed a combined 25 interceptions during the first six weeks of the seasons. But those picks have come back to bite one franchise far more often than the other. Here is Manning's interception log: Date






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Hard Knocks lives on ...

Rex Ryan talks to reporters during training camp

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The immensely popular HBO/NFL Films series "Hard Knocks" will continue for the foreseeable future, thanks to a rule approved today by NFL owners meeting in Washington, D.C.  Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, league owners approved a rule today that will require one team to participate in the series each year - even if said team declines to volunteer to be on the show. In the past,...

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Jets' offense: more plays than Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly directs his

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Ok, you want a stat that pops off the page in the early going of the NFL season? It's this: After two games, the Jets - yes, the Jets - have run more plays than the Eagles.  That's right. A Jets' offense with rookie Geno Smith at the controls has reeled off 144 plays, the fourth highest total in the NFL. The Eagles? They rank eighth with 135.  Now, that's a reasonable number of plays...

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