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Jets vs Jaguars: Week 2 Preview and Prediction

The Jacksonville Jaguars travel to MetLife Stadium Sunday to take on the New York Jets in one of the best games on tap for Week 2. Both teams enter the game 1-0 after sweating out victories in the first week’s final seconds. The Jaguars surprised most people playing well despite the fact that starting quarterback […]

New York Jets: 10 Takeaways from Week 1

It has only been one week of play, but we learned a lot about the New York Jets after their 27-24 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Mark Sanchez showed he could step up and lead the team as the running game struggled to do much of anything. Aging veterans LaDainian Tomlinson and Plaxico Burress showed […]

New York Jets vs Dallas Cowboys Week 1 Preview and Prediction

The New York Jets open the 2011 NFL Season against the Dallas Cowboys at home on Sunday night. The game features two of the better teams in the league as both have legitimate Super Bowl aspirations. This game also features a battle between the two Ryan brothers, Rex and Rob. With two evenly matched teams, […]

Greene Ready to Get the Bulk of the Carries in 2011

Running back Shonn Greene is looking forward to getting the bulk of the team’s carries next season, Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger reports. Greene has 293 carries for 1,306 yards and four touchdowns in 29 games as the No. 2 running back behind Thomas Jones (2009) and LaDainian Tomlinson (2010), but head coach Rex Ryan […]

Brian Schottenheimer Expects Breakout Season From Shonn Greene

Earlier in the offseason, LaDainian Tomlinson admitted that he was ready to embrace his role as the third down back. Thus, paving the way for Shonn Greene to take over and establish himself as the lead back. Offensive coordinator Brain Schottenheimer agrees and says Greene will “explode” in his third season. Schottenheimer admitted that “without […]

Tomlinson to Stay with the Jets Despite Crowded Backfield

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports after the Jets grabbed Louisville running back Bilal Powell in the draft, there was speculation about the seemingly overcrowded backfield that includes Shonn Greene, LaDainian Tomlinson and Joe McKnight. The Jets aren’t allowed to make any transactions until the lockout ends; however, the Daily News has […]

Tomlinson to Lose Touches to Shonn Greene in 2011

On Tuesday at the NFL owner’s meeting in New Orleans, Jets coach Rex Ryan said Shonn Greene will get more work in 2011 than LaDainian Tomlinson. Ryan also said that Joe McKnight will also be worked into the mix, but Greene should be considered the featured back. “Will we take some reps off L.T. this […]

Jets-Colts Links

Some good reading for Jets fans ahead of Saturdays game with the Colts. Colts have several chinks in their armor (Dan Wetzel) Jets-Colts things to care about and prediction (Don Banks) Are the Jets a disappointment (NY Mag) Shonn Greene Has Some Unfinished Business (NY Times Fifth Down) Double Coverage: Jets-Colts II (ESPN NFL Blog) […]