September 21, 1987 |
As if they didn't have enough problems with injuries, inconsistency on defense and a likely players' strike, the New York Jets now must worry about Steve Grogan. The New England Patriots quarterback, in his 13th National Football League season, has made a habit of picking on the Jets. Grogan is 10-5 against New York, and has hit on 54.3% of his passes for 3,386 yards and 29 touchdowns.
October 13, 1985 |
The Green Bay Packers and the New York Jets will play an exhibition football game next Aug. 9 at the University of Wisconsin's Camp Randall Stadium. UW Athletic Director Elroy Hirsh said the game will generate needed extra income for the school's Athletic Department. He would not comment on the financial arrangements for the game, except to say the two National Football League teams and the school would split the gate receipts.
April 20, 1989 |
Mark Gastineau, the defensive end who retired from the New York Jets in mid-season last year to be with actress Brigitte Nielsen, his fiancee thought to have cancer at the time, may be about to make a comeback. Gastineau has been discussing a return with the Phoenix Cardinals of the National Football League. He met with Cardinals General Manager Larry Wilson on Wednesday. "I had one of the best years of my life last year," he said after the meeting. "She got sick and it changed my perspective on how important (football)
December 22, 1986
Home and away match-ups for the Raiders and Rams for the 1987 season have been set in accordance with the NFL's schedule formula instituted eight years ago. The complete schedules, including dates, will be announced next Spring. In addition to playing AFC West division rivals Denver, Seattle, San Diego and Kansas City home and away, the Raiders will meet Buffalo, Cleveland, Detroit and Green Bay at the Coliseum.
October 18, 1997 |
The New York Jets were fined $10,000 for violating NFL policy on the reporting of injuries, the NFL announced. Jet starting center Roger Duffy injured his knee in practice on Thursday, Oct. 9, and did not play in last Sunday's game against Miami. The Jets did not make proper notification after Duffy was injured, said NFL executive vice president Jeffrey Pash.
March 21, 2012 |
Tim Tebow is now a member of the New York Jets, a team that recently signed Mark Sanchez to a three-year contract extension. That means the Jets' roster now includes two quarterbacks who were starters in 2011. That could turn into quite a dilemma for Coach Rex Ryan. So let's try to help him out. First, let's take a look at what he's getting in Tebow. In 11 games as Denver's starter last season, Tebow went 7-4 to help salvage the season for a team that started 1-4. He had 18 touchdowns (12 passing, six rushing)
March 21, 2012 |
The Denver Broncos trade of Tim Tebow to the New York Jets for fourth- and sixth-round draft picks could be in jeopardy, according to a report by Adam Shefter of ESPN . Tebow has $5 million worth of recapture language in his contract, meaning that the Jets would have to pay money back to the Broncos. The report also says the Jets might not be willing to pay that stiff price, but are still working on completing the deal. If not, the deal could be nullified. The report also says the St.
December 12, 1993 |
The New York Jets have now failed to score a touchdown in 14 quarters, but on Saturday they faced an offense even more inept than theirs. The result was a 3-0 victory over the Washington Redskins, who never got inside the Jets' 30-yard line. The only score of the game was Cary Blanchard's 45-yard field goal late in the first quarter on the Jets' first possession. "A real offensive outburst, right?" Jet Coach Bruce Coslet said.
April 10, 2014 |
Film and football fans who turn out to see Kevin Costner's NFL drama "Draft Day" when it opens this weekend will watch many real-life teams in fictional action, including the Cleveland Browns that Costner's general manager character runs and the Seattle Seahawks with whom he wheels and deals. One team you won't see: the New York Jets. The colorful, sometimes embattled franchise of Namath, Maynard, Martin and Toon was scheduled to play a key role in the picture, directed by veteran helmer Ivan Reitman.