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  • I Saw The Buttfumble Live And It Fractured My Family

    11/22/2017 5:08:17 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 20 replies
    Deadspin ^ | November 22, 2017 | Jon Eiseman
    Sometime in the winter of 2010, my dad sat my younger brother and me down for a talk. He was getting older, he said. His side of our family was becoming increasingly distant due to age and sickness and death and divorce, and because there were no women in our family—my mom died when my brother and I were kids, none of my grandparents are alive anymore, and my dad’s two brothers are both divorced with sons—he told us that as we got older there would be no one to wrangle the family together, no one to plan events and...
  • Long Island (Firefighters) Bagpipe band knocks kneeling, won’t play for Jets

    10/13/2017 7:02:25 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 35 replies
    Newsday ^ | Oct 13, 2017 | Sloan Yan
    A Nassau bagpipe band has passed on the Jets’ invite to play during halftime over NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem, officials said Friday. A Jets group sales representative asked the Nassau County Firefighters Pipes and Drums Band early this week to entertain the crowd during the Nov. 2 game against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, said band manager Bobby Hughes, an original member of the band and an East Meadow volunteer firefighter. “We don’t feel we belong there,” said Hughes, a longtime Jets season ticket holder. “We cannot in good...
  • Sam Bradford demands trade after Eagles' move for No. 2 pick

    04/25/2016 11:31:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 25 replies
    ESPN ^ | April 25, 2016 | Staff
    The Philadelphia Eagles have been informed that quarterback Sam Bradford wants to be traded and will not be showing up for their offseason program any longer, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
  • New York Jets bring 350 rolls of toilet paper to London

    10/03/2015 4:57:44 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 22 replies
    upi ^ | Oct. 2, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    LONDON, - Officials with the New York Jets confirmed the team brought 350 rolls of toilet paper to London so they wouldn't have to use the thinner, British version. The Jets, scheduled for a Sunday game against the Miami Dolphins at London's Wembley Stadium, had more than 5,000 items shipped to London ahead of their Friday arrival in the city, including 350 rolls of toilet paper. Team officials said the toilet paper in London is thinner than what the team members would be used to from the United States. "Some may say that's a little over the top or whatnot,...
  • Tebow Outplays Barkley For Possible 3rd Slot on Eagles

    09/03/2015 8:49:07 PM PDT · by bill12345 · 32 replies
    Philadelphia Enquirer ^ | 9/3/15 | Philly.com
    The popularity of the Eagles' third quarterback competition between Matt Barkley and Tim Tebow could be seen in the stands of MetLife Stadium, where Tebow's No. 15 from his one season with the Jets was spotted during the team's 24-18 win over the Eagles. It could be heard when Tebow entered the game in the second quarter to cheers of his name. Read more at
  • Tim Tebow throws TD pass in final preseason game

    09/03/2015 7:35:27 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    ESPN Sports ^ | 09/03/2015 | Phil Sheridan, ESPN Staff Writer
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Tim Tebow saved his best for last in his competition for the Philadelphia Eagles' No. 3 quarterback job. Tebow ran an effective two-minute drill against the New York Jets, driving the Eagles 85 yards for a touchdown in 1 minute, 26 seconds. It was one of two touchdowns Tebow threw in the 24-18 loss. Tebow completed 11 of 17 passes for 189 yards. Early in the drive, Tebow's ability to avoid sacks came into play. He avoided pressure to complete a pass to running back Raheem Mostert. Tebow then shook loose from nose tackle T.J. Barnes...
  • Joe Namath Says He Wouldn't Play Football Again

    04/30/2015 7:04:26 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 83 replies
    ABC News ^ | 2015-04-30 | DEAN SCHABNER
    Joe Namath, one of the most charismatic players in NFL history and one of the game's greatest quarterbacks, said today that if he'd known then what he knows now about concussions, he would never have played football. Namath, who has recently undergone treatment for brain injuries, was asked in an interview with Tiffany Kenney of ABC's West Palm Beach, Florida, affiliate WPBF-TV whether would still play the game, given all he has learned about the effects of concussions. "No," he said. "I hate to say that because if I had a child who wanted to play I'd let them play...
  • Chris Christie in hot water with New York football fans after celebrating NFL playoff victory for

    01/05/2015 6:39:41 AM PST · by C19fan · 65 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 5, 2014 | Thomas Burrows
    New Jersey governor Chris Christie has landed himself in hot water after he was caught enthusiastically celebrating a victory for the Dallas Cowboys. Christie was filmed hugging Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones and his son Stephen in a garish orange sweater after Dallas defeated Detroit Lions in a match yesterday. A native of New Jersey, Christie follows the Cowboys despite his team having a long-standing rivalry with the New York Giants in his own state as they play in the same NFL conference every year. He also cheers for the Cowboys ahead of his state's other NFL team, the New York...
  • Jets Nick Mangold Honors Slain NYPD Officers By Wearing NYPD Hat Before Jets-Patriots Game

    12/21/2014 2:23:09 PM PST · by jttpwalsh · 60 replies
    Brobible.com ^ | 12/21/14 | Jorge Alonso
    Before the Jets-Patriots game on Sunday, Jets Nick Mangold was seen wearing an NYPD hat in honor of the two NYPD police officers who were tragically killed on Saturday.
  • After attending pro-cockfighting rally, Senate candidate Matt Bevin says it's a state issue

    04/02/2014 3:50:24 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 129 replies
    Kentucky.com/Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | 4-2-2014 | Sam Youngman
    April 2, 2014 After attending pro-cockfighting rally, Senate candidate Matt Bevin says it's a state issue BY SAM YOUNGMAN Matt Bevin, left, is challenging incumbent Mitch McConnell in therace to be the GOP's nominee in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin believes the legality of cockfighting should be decided by states and not the federal government, his spokeswoman said Wednesday following a news report that Bevin attended a pro-cockfighting rally over the weekend."Matt doesn't believe this is a federal issue, and the state government can handle it," said Rachel Semmel, Bevin's spokeswoman.The News Journal in Corbin...
  • Trading for Tim Tebow was a mistake, former Jets GM now says

    01/17/2014 6:23:23 AM PST · by C19fan · 68 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | January 16, 2014 | Jay Busbee
    Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Former Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum, the man who traded for Tim Tebow, is now looking back on his career in New York. He's expressing some regrets, and guess who's right at the top? "Obviously we made a couple mistakes," Tannenbaum told CBS Sports Radio, "trading for Tim Tebow most notably." The Jets dealt a fourth- and sixth-round pick to Denver to get Tebow in March 2012, and then proceeded to use him in no discernibly logical fashion whatsoever.
  • Jay Z Is Under Investigation By The NFL

    05/27/2013 5:59:20 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 5 replies
    sheknows.com ^ | 5/26/13 | Donna Martin
    Last month, we learned that Jay-Z, husband of American Idol guest star, Beyonce Knowles was planning to sell his one-percent ownership share of the Nets so he could pursue becoming a sports agent. And now, less than a month into his new business venture, he’s under investigation by the NFL! What’s going on? You’ll have to take the jump to find out! Jay-Z’s original plan for his new company, Roc Nation Sports Agency, was to let agents within the company take care of the day-to-day business and to negotiate contracts with the athletes. But according to the Inquisitr, Jay-Z may...
  • New York Jets Draft Pick Tweets Against Israel

    05/20/2013 10:38:09 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 27 replies
    Militant islam Monitor ^ | 5/20/13 | Joe Kaufman
    Oday Aboushi leads a double life. On the one hand, he is an American football player with professional-level athletic skills. On the other, he is a fundamentalist Muslim with radical associations and a heritage that pushes him towards a destructive world of violence and hate. When the New York Jets football team chose Oday Aboushi with the eighth pick of the fifth round of the April 2013 NFL Draft (141st pick overall), the organization knew that it was getting an elite player who could wreak havoc on the field – one of the top offensive linemen in the entire draft....
  • Tebow’s Freeze Out

    05/11/2013 6:47:46 AM PDT · by 1rudeboy · 60 replies
    The Sports Economist ^ | May 9, 2013 | Brian Goff
    Why is Tim Tebow out in the cold? Why are general managers and coaches willing to roll the dice with a QB who has never played an NFL down or a struggling QB versus one who holds a winning record and notched a stylish, memorable playoff victory over the vaunted Pittsburgh defense?Part of Tebow’s fate falls to timing.   In past posts,  I’ve referenced economist Zvi Griliches iconic article “Hybrid Corn: An Exploration in the Economics of Technological Change”. He demonstrated the acreage planted with hybrid seed took over across states, slowly, at first few adopters, then gaining steam, and...
  • Geno Smith's generation ("Millennials")

    05/11/2013 4:43:03 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 12 replies
    ESPN ^ | May 9, 2013 | Jemele Hill
    I wouldn't blame Geno Smith for thinking life as a professional football player is overrated. Even by the standards of today's vicious media landscape, the assassination of Smith's character is shockingly swift. When he starred at West Virginia, Smith was characterized as humble, studious, courteous and bright. Now he's perceived as entitled, whiny and lazy. No one knows for sure how much of what's being said about Smith, who was drafted by the New York Jets in the second round, is true. Some have suggested race is the reason Smith has been criticized so harshly. Or it could be that...
  • New York Jets: The Tim Tebow Experiment Is Officially Dead (His role in the team is shrinking)

    11/19/2012 7:24:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Business Insider Sports ^ | 11/18/2012 | Tony Manfred
    Tim Tebow only played three snaps on offense against the Rams yesterday. Coincidentally or not, the Jets won 27-13 and Mark Sanchez had his best game since Week 1. At this point it's crystal clear that the Tebow takeover that everyone assumed would happen when the Jets traded for him just isn't going to happen. If there was ever a time to turn to Tebow, it was this week. The Jets were desperate — 3-6 after two-straight 20-point losses. And Mark Sanchez was in a certifiable tailspin, sitting in the bottom five in the league in passer rating and completion...
  • NY Jet teammates rip backup Tim Tebow, believe 'terrible' quarterback hasn't improved

    11/14/2012 10:32:59 AM PST · by SSDecontrol · 54 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Nov. 14, 2012 | MANISH MEHTA
    Tebowmania may have captivated the NFL last season, but Tim Tebow’s new team doesn’t believe that he’s a savior. More than a dozen Jets players and members of the organization painted a sobering picture of the player who rallied the Broncos to the playoffs last season. In their eyes, he’s simply not very good. The prevailing thought in the organization is that Tebow is nothing more than a gimmick. “He’s terrible,” a defensive starter told the Daily News. Although Tebow told The News last month that he has made improvements as a quarterback over the past few months, none of...
  • Obama weighs in on Tebow, Penn State controversy

    08/04/2012 4:44:01 AM PDT · by GregNH · 21 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 8/1/2012 | BYRON TAU
    President Obama said Thursday that the New York Jets quarterback situation would make him "pretty nervous" if he were a fan of the team. The Jets acquired Denver phenom Tim Tebow in the off-season, but are playing him as a backup to Mark Sanchez. "I've got to tell you, I don't like the idea of a quarterback controversy at the start of the season," Obama said on Columbus' 97.1 The Fan in a Thursday call-in appearance on The Common Man & The Torg's radio program. (Also on POLITICO: NY Jets brush off Obama critique) "If I was a Jets fan,...
  • Tuesday Morning Quaterback: Football gods punish Patriots again

    01/18/2011 11:38:49 AM PST · by mojito · 33 replies
    ESPN ^ | 1/18/2011 | Greg Easterbrook
    Since taking the field with a 18-0 record in Super Bowl XLII, just 60 minutes from perfection, the New England Patriots have not won a playoff game. In their latest postseason collapse, versus the new York Jets, New England's offense, averaging a league-best 32 points, was held to 14 points at home until a garbage-time touchdown with seconds remaining. There are many reasons for New England's postseason woes: some specific to the Patriots, others generic to all football, one particular to a great performance by the Jets' defense. But Tuesday Morning Quarterback thinks this is the core reason: The football...
  • 'Unprofessional' Jets spark conduct training plan (NFL wants players to find their feminine side)

    09/18/2010 4:28:31 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 68 replies
    google ^ | 9/18/2010 | afp
    The NFL will implement a workplace conduct training programme after finding the New York Jets acted unprofessionally in the case of a female television reporter who said she felt "uncomfortable" in their locker room. Commissioner Roger Goodell said the conduct of the Jets "clearly should have been better" but also stressed that his investigation of the matter found no evidence that TV Azteca reporter Ines Sainz was "bumped, touched, brushed against or otherwise subjected to any physical contact" by any player or coach. Goodell said it did appear that during the practice some Jets team members purposely threw footballs in...