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Three Patriots and two Jets were fined by the NFL for violations resulting from a melee late in the fourth quarter of their Sept. 12 game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, and a fourth Pat received a fine for an illegal hit on Jets quarterback Geno Smith. An attempt by Jets center Nick Mangold to tackle Pats defensive back Aqib Talib on the sideline after an interception triggered the scuffle.
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“The good news,” Willie Colon said Thursday in the Jets’ locker room, “is that I’m not suspended. But I was fined.”
A lot? “Yeah. I’m going to appeal.”
Newsday's Kimberley Martin learned from an NFL source the amount of the fine is $35,000.
The Jets’ guard was caught up in a melee near the end of the loss to the Patriots a week ago that began when center Nick Mangold dove at New...Read more »
Grades just aren't Geno Smith's thing.
And in his case, that’s a good thing.
The Jets quarterback looked every bit the rookie on Saturday night, throwing three picks against the Giants in a 24-21 overtime victory MetLife Bowl.
With the coaching staff desperate to see a quarterback “elevate” himself in this highly-contested game, Smith took a step back. He finished the game with...Read more »
CORTLAND – News of Brandon Moore’s impending retirement slowly filtered its way around the SUNY-Cortland campus Wednesday, as players and coaches took turns reflecting on a Jet career rooted in reliability and professionalism.
“Shoot, Brandon’s one of the great players that I’ve been fortunate to play with,” center Nick Mangold said. “We played together seven years which I think in today’s...Read more »
Quarterback controversy on the Jets? Not as far as Nick Mangold is concerned.
The Jets’ veteran center said at a promotional appearance yesterday in New York that Mark Sanchez is the clear favorite in the Jets’ locker room to win the job. Sanchez is battling rookie Geno Smith in what the Jets have termed an “open competition” for the No. 1 spot.
“I haven’t walked around with a pen and...Read more »