So Mike Tannenbaum is gone as the Jets' general manager.(3)
They weren’t nearly as good as people said at the top of their ascent, and they’re not nearly as bad as people say now.
It's hard to remember now, but Shonn Greene figured prominently into the optimism surrounding the Jets after the 2009 season.
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?
On a day when the Jets’ passing game backslid to preseason levels of pointlessness in a 27-10 dud to the Steelers, the most disturbing moment was actually provided by the running game.
Tebow started out the season in a supporting role, just like the Jets said he would.
The good news: Joe McKnight bulked up this offseason in the hopes of vying for more carries and more regular role in the offense. He’s at 216 pounds now, up from 198 last year. When the season starts, he hopes to be in the 205-210 range.
Each time the Jets or Giants play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Calvin Pace, who played linebacker in the Jets’ 27-21 win over the San Diego Chargers.
Finally, a win for the Jets that perfectly matched their blueprint.
It was of the “gritty” variety, as the Jets came back from two separate 11-point deficits. It featured a defense that clamped down in the second half, led by the performance of inimitable cornerback Darrelle Revis, who somehow gained four times as many yards with one interception return than he gave up all day to the man he was guarding.
Each time the Jets or Giants play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Shonn Greene, who played running back in the Jets’ 24-6 win over the Miami Dolphins.
Last night’s uninspiring win over the disjointed Miami Dolphins temporarily got the Jets out of the crisis mode that had accompanied their three-game losing streak. But the same can’t be said about the team’s running game, the most severe of the Jets’ problems this year, which is fronted by third-year back Shonn Greene.