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A smorgasbord of sports thoughts

June 16, 2010

A lot going on in the Big Apple....

The Mets are all of a sudden road warriors, the Yankees continue to dominate at home, Darrelle Revis may not be who we thought he was, and the Nets have a new coach.  Oh yea, and apparently Lebron James is bigger than New York City.  Yuck….

I have a lot on my mind, and it’s time to rant!

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New York/New Jersey to host 2014 Super Bowl

May 25, 2010

 

The Jets and Giants are one big happy family

 

On Tuesday, the NFL officials voted to host the 2014 Super Bowl at the brand new Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  Earlier this month, representatives from both the Jets and Giants, including Mark Sanchez and Eli Manning, presented their case to the league. After the three potential hosts presented their piece again, and after four rounds of voting, the Jets and Giants eventually beat out the Bucs and Dolphins for the right to host the biggest spectacle in American sports.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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Shame on you Jets!

April 24, 2010

 

Gang Green is expected to cut Alan Faneca

Multiple sources are reporting that the New York Jets will release nine-time Pro Bowl Guard Alan Faneca, with an official team announcement coming Monday.  The 33 year-old Faneca was apparently on the trading block for weeks, but the Jets couldn’t find any takers. He was scheduled to make $7.5 million this season, of which $5.25 million is guaranteed. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Corner Blitz!

April 22, 2010

 

Another weapon for the NFL's best defense

With the 29th overall pick, the New York Jets selected Boise State corner Kyle Wilson.  The Piscataway native is pegged as an aggressive cornerback with superior ball skills and was rated a top 15 player on most draft boards.  As Rex Ryan’s former boss Ozzie Newsome put it, “Rex can never have enough corners.”

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The Jets selected for five prime-time games

April 20, 2010

 

When asked about the Jets playing five prime-time games in 2010, including the opening Monday night game and on Thanksgiving night, the second year coach didn’t hesitate and said, “I’m not surprised.  People want to see us.” 

Damn right Rex….

Schedule after the jump!

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Jets officialy sign Jason Taylor

April 20, 2010

The Jets and free-agent Linebacker Jason Taylor have agreed on a two-year contract per Bob Glauber of Newsday.  The signing is essentially a one-year deal, worth up to $3.75 million, incentives included.  The second year would have to be renegotiated and/or bought out, if that makes any sense.  Read the rest of this entry ?

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Leon Washington Signs $1.8 Million Tender

April 15, 2010

The Multi-Purpose Jet returns for 2010-2011

Jets GM Mike Tannebaum announced today that Leon Washington has signed his RFA tender today for close to $1.8 million smacker-roos. The Florida State alumni’s season was prematurely cut short after suffering a broken fibula and tibia in Oakland last year.

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