The Early Lead: New York Jets


Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 12/22/2013

Rex Ryan tells Jets he believes he’ll be fired, report says

Maybe it was just his version of a pep talk with the team at 6-8 with two games left.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:34 PM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Snow games steal the show in NFL

In Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington and Green Bay, winter weather is doing its thing.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:24 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, New York Jets, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Ed Reed signs with Jets

Safety, released by the Houston Texans, will be reunited with Rex Ryan.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Reed, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/21/2013

NFL Roundup: Peyton Manning loses in emotional return to Indianapolis

Manning received a warm welcome, but his Denver Broncos lost 39-33 Sunday night. Week 7 was also dominated by multiple injuries to star players.

By Kelyn Soong  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Luck, Baltimore Ravens, Ben Roethlisberger, brian cushing, Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos, Geno Smith, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Peyton Manning, Pittsburgh Steelers, Reggie Wayne, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams, Tom Brady

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Mark Sanchez “likely to have surgery,” report says

Shoulder injury puts quarterback’s career with the New York Jets in jeopardy.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:44 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Geno Smith named Jets’ starter

When Mark Sanchez recovers from shoulder injury, can he win his job back?

By Cindy Boren  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Rex Ryan defends skipping Jets’ cut day for son’s game

Coach took the opportunity to play day in Seth Ryan's first game at Clemson.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:43 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 08/07/2013

"Butt fumble" guard won't join Cowboys, retires

Brandon Moore, part of Jets' classic classic misplay, quits a day after signing with Dallas.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:13 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Moore, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 07/25/2013

Braylon Edwards re-signs with Jets

Wide receiver will add depth with Santonio Holmes out for a while.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:57 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braylon Edwards, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Geno Smith signs, says he has ‘great shot’ at unseating Mark Sanchez

Jets' backup QB gets five-year deal.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:08 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Rex Ryan runs with the bulls in Spain (video)

Jets coach can cross that off his bucket list now.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Rex Ryan ran with the bulls in Spain

For the New York Jets' coach, this offseason behavior makes perfect sense.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:35 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Rex Ryan

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Mark Sanchez and the butt fumble, now in movie form (video)

The Thanksgiving Day play continues to live on ... and on.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:37 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Mark Sanchez 'shaking off rust,' throws three interceptions

Jets Coach Rex Ryan is disappointed at first effort to cut down on turnovers.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Tim Tebow turned up on 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice' finale

By Cindy Boren  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dennis Rodman, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Tim Tebow to Jets wasn't in 'anybody's best interest,' Giants co-owner says

Steve Tisch says, "Had another team picked him up, after the Broncos, maybe he'd have a career."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:49 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Giants, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Tim Tebow released by Jets

Quarterback could never crack the starting lineup and now the question is whether his NFL career is over.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:13 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Geno Smith goes to Jets, has Mark Sanchez in his sights

New York has six quarterbacks making them, if nothing else, interesting.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Geno Smith, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/14/2013

LaRon Landry signs 4-year deal with Colts

After one season with New York Jets, safety moves on to Indianapolis.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indianapolis Colts, LaRon Landry, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Tim Tebow isn't worrying about football future

Quarterback faces an uncertain future with the Jets.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Jets determined to move Darrelle Revis, reports say (updated)

Let the speculation begin: How well has Revis recovered from injury; which teams are interested?

By Cindy Boren  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrelle Revis, NBA, New York Jets

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Darrelle Revis says rumors of Jets trade "hit home"

Cornerback also says that playing for the San Francisco 49ers would be "awesome."

By Cindy Boren  |  10:11 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrelle Revis, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 02/28/2013

David Garrard works out with New York Jets, report says

Team may also take a look at Brady Quinn as backup to Mark Sanchez, with Tim Tebow expected to be released soon.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:18 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Garrard, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Darrelle Revis to the San Francisco 49ers?

Jets reportedly are looking for a trading partner and the Niners could use some help in the secondary.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:18 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrelle Revis, New York Jets, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Tim Tebow: Dallas pastor rips people for "wimping out when it gets a little controversial"

Jets QB cancelled his appearance at Dr. Robert Jeffress's church last week.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:29 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Tim Tebow cancels appearance at controversial Dallas church

Quarterback had been expected to talk about his faith at First Baptist Church.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:42 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Tim Tebow will speak at controversial Dallas church

Quarterback is drawing heat for decision to go to Dr. Robert Jeffress's church.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:06 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Tim Tebow: No regrets about Jets

The quarterback admits that he doesn't know what the future holds for him.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Rex Ryan explains his tattoo. Also says he knows he must do better.

Finally, the New York Jets coach breaks his silence and talks about his future.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:56 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 01/08/2013

Jets fire Tony Sparano; Rex Ryan to address media

Among other things, the Jets' coach is going to have to explain his Bahamian vacation. And his tattoo.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:40 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan, Tony Sparano

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Does Rex Ryan have tattoo of his wife in a Mark Sanchez jersey?

And you thought odd stories about the New York Jets would end when their season did. Silly.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:33 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Tim Tebow sidesteps questions about future at Sugar Bowl

New York Jets' occasional quarterback cheers on Florida, which loses to Louisville

By Cindy Boren  |  09:34 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Rex Ryan leaves Jets for "personal" trip

Days after his team's disappointing season, Rex Ryan has had nothing to say.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:39 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Jets fire Mike Tannenbaum, keep Rex Ryan

Someone had to pay for a tabloid-worthy mess of a Jets season. That someone is the general manager, not the coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:16 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Tannenbaum, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 12/27/2012

Tim Tebow passed over again with Mark Sanchez named starter

Injury to Greg McElroy throws the Jets' wacky quarterback situation into chaos. Even Rex Ryan admits it's strange.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:12 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 12/27/2012

Tim Tebow "disappointed" at being called a quitter

In the latest New York Jets flap, an erstwhile quarterback steps up to defend his reputation and honor.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:35 AM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 12/20/2012

Tim Tebow, Mark Sanchez could both be gone after Jets’ season

The Jets' QB situation is a mess, but this much is certain: Greg McElroy will start Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:07 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 12/19/2012

Is Tim Tebow finished in the NFL?

Jets Coach Rex Ryan sure seems to think so, benching Mark Sanchez and starting Greg McElroy.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:18 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Braylon Edwards, Jets may reunite, report says

Last week, Braylon Edwards called Jets management "idiots." This week, he may sign with the team.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:37 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braylon Edwards, Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Mark Sanchez calls butt fumble embarrassing

On a humiliating day for the New York Jets, one play involving quarterback Mark Sanchez perfectly capture their season. And not in a good way.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:04 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Tim Tebow reveals he has broken ribs (updated)

The New York Jets were saving Tim Tebow for an emergency because he has two broken ribs.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:01 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Rex Ryan: Can firing the coach fix the Jets?

After the New York Jets' embarrassing performance against the New England Patriots, Rex Ryan really feels the heat.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Rex Ryan

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Tim Tebow feels frustration sadness over Jets' criticism

Tim Tebow says he won't let the anonymous critics among his Jets teammates get him down. Rex Ryan's reaction was a little more forceful.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:04 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Jets rip Tebow, saying he's terrible in Daily News report

The Jets are struggling at 3-6, but that's no reason to change from Mark Sanchez to Tim Tebow, players say.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mark Sanchez, New York Jets, Tim Tebow

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Rex Ryan: Just another overrated New York Jet, NFL players say

The brash boss of the New York Jets was voted the league's most overrated coach by an anonymous player poll.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:31 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Tim Tebow trade hasn’t been discussed by Jets and Jaguars, report says

The NFL trade deadline is Thursday and already one report has surfaced -- and been shot down -- about Tim Tebow.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Jets

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 10/25/2012

And the NFL’s most overrated player is … Tim Tebow?

NFL players voted Tim Tebow the most overrated player, with Mark Sanchez and Tony Romo finishing in a time for second.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:35 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dallas Cowboys, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Refs will throw pink flags at Dolphins-Jets game

Following up on the suggestion of an 11-year-old boy, NFL referees will throw pink flags during the Dolphins-Jets game Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:56 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Jim Nantz says the Jets beat the Patriots. They didn’t.

Jim Nantz oddly, bizarrely gets the winner of the Jets-Patriots game wrong. Oops.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:38 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 10/18/2012

Jets could use Tim Tebow at running back vs. Patriots

An injury-depleted backfield could force the Jets to turn to Tim Tebow for running back depth behind Shonn Greene on Sunday.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:16 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Bill Belichick on Tim Tebow: “of course he’s a valuable guy”

New England's coach is praising New York's versatile backup quarterback ahead of Sunday's big AFC East clash.

By Matt Brooks  |  05:18 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Rex Ryan is back, says Jets are “going to beat” Patriots

Rex Ryan reverts to form, says his Jets will beat the Patriots on Sunday.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New England Patriots, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Report: NFL will review Matt Slauson block on Brian Cushing

The NFL reportedly will review Matt Slauson's controversial block on Brian Cushing, the one on which Cushing suffered a torn ACL.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:03 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Houston Texans, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Woody Johnson says Tim Tebow will be a Jet for three years, backs Mark Sanchez

Jets owner Woody Johnson says Tim Tebow will be a Jet for three years, also supports Mark Sanchez

By Cindy Boren  |  11:12 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Tim Tebow watches as Mark Sanchez, Jets’ offense struggles

Tim Tebow made a couple big plays for the Jets, but once again saw limited snaps in New York's loss to Houston.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:23 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Report: Brian Cushing has a torn ACL

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing may have a torn ACL, which infuriates his former USC teammate Clay Matthews.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:50 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Houston Texans, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Terrell Owens to Jets: “I’m available!”

Terrell Owens would like very much to play in the NFL again and thinks the New York Jets could use him.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:54 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Seattle Seahawks

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Report: Tim Tebow will get “larger role” against Texans

With the New York Jets stalling on offense, Tim Tebow reportedly will have a larger role tonight against the Houston Texans.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:22 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Houston Texans, New York Jets, NFL

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Reports: Santonio Holmes likely to miss the rest of the season

New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes reportedly suffered a midfoot injury that could sideline him for the rest of the season

By Cindy Boren  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, San Francisco 49ers

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Rex Ryan tables Tim Tebow talk… for now.

Despite Mark Sanchez's struggles, Rex Ryan says it's not Tebow Time just yet.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:26 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Tim Tebow

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Jets owner Woody Johnson would prefer a Mitt Romney win to a winning season

Owner Woody Johnson would rather see Mitt Romney elected president than his New York Jets finish with a winning record.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:39 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL, Woody Johnson

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Santonio Holmes’ foot injury remains a mystery

Santonio Holmes did not break any bones in his foot Sunday, but the Jets have yet to deduce the full extent of his injury.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:02 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York Jets, NFL