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Jeremy Kerley inactive; Santonio Holmes, Antonio Cromartie will play

Jeremy Kerley (11) stretches for the end zone

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Jeremy Kerley appeared to be pleading his case on the field hours before kickoff. But the slot receiver didn't get his way.

Kerley -- who dislocated his left elbow two weeks ago -- is one of seven inactive players for Sunday's must-win game against the Dolphins. Here's the good news for the Jets: Santonio Holmes and Antonio Cromartie will both play.

On Friday, Rex Ryan said he was "concerned"...

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Sheldon Richardson named Rookie of the Month for November

Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson during the team's

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The league finally took notice of Sheldon Richardson.

The Jets defensive tackle was named the league's Rookie of the Month for November.

Richardson's the first Jet to win a league Rookie of the Month honor since 2009, when quarterback Mark Sanchez received the honor for the first month of his Jets career. Richardson's also the first Jets defensive player to earn the award linebacker...

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Jets place LB Davis on IR, promote Pantale from practice squad

New York Jets tight end Chris Pantale (44)

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The Jets placed linebacker Troy Davis on injured reserve with a chest injury. To fill his roster spot, the team activated tight end Chris Pantale from the practice squad.

Davis spent Sunday night in a Baltimore hospital after suffering a chest injury on a blindside hit by the Ravens' Courtney Upshaw during the Jets' 19-3 loss.

In a corresponding move, wide receiver Michael Campbell has...

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Kerley, McIntyre OUT vs. Ravens

Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley looks on during

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BALTIMORE -- Jeremy Kerley was willing to catch passes one-handed if he could.

But as expected, the Jets erred on the side of caution Saturday, ruling out the injured slot receiver and outside linebacker Garrett McIntyre for Sunday's must-win game against the Ravens.

Kerley, who spoke Friday for the first time since dislocating his left elbow on Nov. 3, said of playing: "One hand,...

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Which Geno Smith will show up vs. Baltimore Ravens?

Geno Smith looks on during a game against

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If history is any indication, the Jets – known best for alternating wins and losses this season – should bounce back from their pitiful performance against Buffalo. But what about their rookie quarterback?

Geno Smith’s coaches and teammates continue to have faith in his ability to regroup from bad performances. But he hasn’t had a stellar outing since Week 5 in Atlanta – coincidentally, the...

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Stephen Hill confirms his reps will go down

Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill reaches for a

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The news was delivered Wednesday in matter-of-fact fashion by his receivers coach.

Something had to change on offense – and it wound up being Stephen Hill’s playing time. Told Rex Ryan was considering benching him, the Jets second-year wideout confirmed to reporters that his reps will go down.

"Some things will be cut down, but I’m still going to get enough reps,” Hill said, adding...

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Jets place Reuland on IR; sign LB Cunningham

Konrad Reuland looks on before a game against

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A day after placing tight end Konrad Reuland (knee) on injured reserve, the Jets announced Wednesday that they signed fourth-year linebacker Jermaine Cunningham to the active roster.

Cunningham, a Florida product, was a second-round pick of the Patriots in 2010. He played in 36 games (14 starts) with 3.5 sacks for New England from 2010-12. He also spent a few weeks with the 49ers before being...

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Jets agree to terms with safety Ed Reed

Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed (20) holds

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – The Rex-Reed reunion is now official.

The Jets announced Thursday morning that they have agreed to terms with nine-time Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed, a day after he cleared waivers following his Tuesday release from the Texans.

Reed, 35, is expected to practice Thursday morning with the team.

In a corresponding move, the Jets released linebacker Ricky Sapp.

On...

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RB Mike Goodson indicted on weapons charges stemming from May arrest

Jets running back Mike Goodson wipes the sweat

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Mike Goodson has been indicted on two weapons charges stemming from his May 17 arrest, according to a press release issued Thursday by the Morris County (N.J.) prosecutor's office.

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announced that Goodson and Garant Evans were indicted after an investigation revealed that they allegedly possessed firearms and illegal ammunition. Goodson, 26,...

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K Nick Folk named AFC's Special Teams Player of the Week

Nick Folk kicks the game-winning field goal in

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For the second time this season, Nick Folk has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.

The Jets kicker converted all four field-goal attempts (39, 21, 47 and 45 yards) in the Jets’ 26-20 win over New Orleans. H is now 23-for-23 to start the season -- the longest streak of field goals made in the NFL. It's also the longest in franchise history.

Folk was named the AFC's ST...

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