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Right guard Brandon Moore and his wife Regina will be hosting the 3rd Annual Moore Family Foundation Christmas Carnival Tuesday for 150 children at the Boys and Girls Club Newark.
The club will feature arcade games, rides, inflatables, face painting, food, pictures and other activities for the children. Joining the party will be some of Brandon’s teammates, as well as a visit from Santa...Read more »
The Jets announced rookie wide receiver Stephen Hill has a lateral collateral ligament sprain in his right knee and veteran linebacker Bryan Thomas has a pectoral strain.
Both players, were injured in Sunday’s 17-10 win over the Jaguars, received the MRI results on Monday and are day-to-day. Though Hill’s diagnosis is more favorable than a ligament tear, it’s unclear how much time, if at all,...Read more »
With his team below .500, Rex Ryan said he isn’t about to be baited into guaranteeing a postseason appearance.
Though the playoffs remain his primary goal, the Jets coach said he and his players shouldn’t be in the discussion just yet.
“I’m not going to guarantee a playoff spot if that’s what you mean,” he said, adding that he’s learned to temper his bluster when it comes to such tenuous...Read more »
It’s the one question everyone seems to be asking...
Why would Rex Ryan deactivate Greg McElroy (the game-winning quarterback vs. Arizona) and suit up an injured Tim Tebow?
“I felt the whole season, when you looked at it, I was comfortable with Tim as our backup quarterback,” the Jets coach said Monday. “When he was healthy, when I felt he was healthy, obviously, he was cleared medically,...Read more »
To no surprise, the NFL has changed the scheduled kickoff time of the Jets Sunday night game against the Chargers.
Their Dec. 23 meeting was previously scheduled to start at 8:20 p.m., but considering both teams are sub-.500 (the Jets are 6-7; the Chargers are 5-8), the league has flexed the Jets’ home game to 1 p.m and moved the 49ers-Seahawks game into the Sunday Night Football spot.
In...Read more »
Rex Ryan offered no updates on the injuries of Stephen Hill and Bryan Thomas.
Hill, their rookie wide receiver, injured his right knee and linebacker Thomas -- the longest tenured Jet -- reportedly tore his pectoral muscle in Sunday’s 17-10 win in Jacksonville.
“Stephen, unfortunately, has that injury. Not sure the extent of that injury just yet,” Ryan said Monday. “Really, with all...Read more »
Rex Ryan, as you would expect, praised his defense on Monday after Sunday’s 17-10 win at Jacksonville, especially defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson, who had one sack and three tackles.
“Muhammad Wilkerson, I promise you he gets a vote for Pro Bowl from Jacksonville,” Ryan said. “I don’t think there’s any doubt about that. Dominant performance from Mo. We seem like we say it each week. Clearly,...Read more »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Stephen Hill left Sunday's Jets-Jaguars with a serious knee injury just minutes into the second quarter.
The Jets rookie wide receiver was injured while trying to jockey for position on a third-and-5 pass from starting quarterback Mark Sanchez. The throw fell incomplete, but Jaguars cornerback Derek Cox was flagged for pass interference (a 14-yard penalty). But after...Read more »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jets expressed interest in trading for Braylon Edwards earlier in the season, according to CBS Sports.
Citing league sources, NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported Sunday that the Jets approached Seattle long before before the Week 8 trade deadline. But the Seahawks, at the time, were still interested in holding on to the former Jets receiver.
Edwards now finds...Read more »
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Rex Ryan floated the possibility of suiting up all three of his quarterbacks. But in the end, the Jets coach chose to activate Tim Tebow -- but deactive third-stringer Greg McElroy, who led the Jets to a comeback win over Arizona last week after Sanchez was benched.
The week began with Ryan delibertating between starting Mark Sanchez or McElroy for today's game...Read more »