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So did the Jets tip off the officials about the Patriots special-teams play?
Ben Kotwica isn’t saying.
“We have correspondence with the officials and the league office during the course of the week,” the Jets coordinator said. “…Those discussions are private and I’m going to honor that and keep it that way.”
The war of words between the AFC East rivals reached a climax Wednesday,...Read more »
Rex Ryan isn’t trying to hear anything Bill Belichick has to say.
When told the New England coach called out the Jets for committing the same “push” penalty that led to a Patriots penalty and an overtime win for the Jets Sunday, Ryan delivered a not-so-subtle jab at his AFC East rival.
“That’s not true,” Ryan said firmly. “He’s got to make up his mind. Was he aware of this thing? Was...Read more »
In the aftermath of the Jets’ electrifying win over the hated Patriots, the questions mostly centered on the controversial call that changed the complexion of the game: the unexpected FG “pushing” penalty on Pats defensive lineman Chris Jones that gave Nick Folk another chance to be the hero in a 30-27 victory in overtime.
Everyone wanted to know whether Rex Ryan knew about the Patriots’...Read more »
Jets right guard Willie Colon said he overheard the referees say Sunday that they had warned the Patriots on a previous field-goal attempt about pushing. But the game -- a stunning 30-27 Jets' win -- wasn’t the first time New England's employed the tactic.
During the Patriots' dramatic come-from-behind win over the Saints last week, defensive tackle Chris Jones pushed teammate Will Svitek...Read more »
From the moment Rex Ryan joined the Jets and identified Patriots coach Bill Belichick as Public Enemy No. 1, tension between the two AFC East rivals was ratcheted up to new emotional heights. Ryan hasn’t kissed Belichick’s Super Bowl rings, as he swore he wouldn’t, but neither has he knocked the Patriots off their perch as division champs the past four seasons.
But Ryan and the Jets will always...Read more »
During Tuesday night's "Total Access" on NFL Network, former Jet LaDainian Tomlinson said Rex Ryan once joked before a Patriots game that he was going to set the tone by hitting Bill Belichick when both coaches met at midfield.
"Rex is a master motivator, and it was going to be a big game, a heated rivalry game," Tomlinson, now a NFLN analyst said. "Rex got in front...Read more »
Rex Ryan isn’t the least bit worried – or curious – about how the New England Patriots plan to use Tim Tebow in their offense.
“Not really,” the Jets coach said prior to Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp practice. “If they wanna replace Brady with him, that's fine.
"I’m not worried about anything, really. Like I said, I’m happy for the young man to get another opportunity in the league...Read more »
The Patriots officially announced Tuesday the signing of Tim Tebow Tuesday.
The team did not release the terms of the deal, but according to multiple reports, the former Jets backup QB signed a two-year, veteran minimum contract – with no signing bonus.
As Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com points out, the Patriots can release Tebow at any time without any cap or cash ramifications. In...Read more »
Who said Tim Tebow can’t cut it in the NFL?
Apparently Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is willing to take a chance on the former Jets backup quarterback. ESPN’s Ed Werder reported Monday that Tebow plans to sign with the New England Patriots and attend Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp. Per NFL Network, Tebow is en route to Foxboro now.
As if the Week 1 Revis Bowl wasn’t enough for Jets...Read more »