Posts Tagged ‘Rex Ryan’

First and 10: Big auditions for Collins, Tebow

QB drama in Indianapolis and Denver have been running subplots of the preseason, and the stories will continue to unfold tonight on NFL Network. Kerry Collins gets his first preseason start in a possible dress rehearsal for Week 1 when the Colts take on the Bengals at 8 p.m. Later, we have live coverage of the Broncos’ preseason finale against the Cardinals, where Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn will get a final audition for the No. 2 spot behind Kyle Orton. Here’s what else is on tap for Thursday: In agreeing Wednesday to reschedule his planned address to a joint session of Congress, President Obama might have placated House Speaker John Boehner at the expense of the nation’s football fans. […]

Regular Joe: Namath on his showbiz learning curve

Joe Namath, known for transcending the game on pure personality, got his fame education early on during the shoot for his 1965 rookie card while being laid up from knee surgery before the season.

First and 10: Keeping tabs on Tennessee

Today’s Chris Johnson-Mike Reinfeldt summit has Titans fans and fantasy football players everywhere on the edge of their seats. The Pro Bowl running back will be in Nashville on Tuesday to meet with the Titans GM to talk about a new contract, one that could get him to end his holdout and get back on the field. Stay tuned to NFL.com and NFL Network throughout the day, as NFL Network reporter Albert Breer will be reporting live from Nashville.

Fantasy can make for strange bed fellows

At what point do you push aside personal feelings for the betterment of your fantasy team?

First and 10: Miami vice causing a stir

Several high-profile NFL players can expect to get some uncomfortable questions Wednesday. A former Miami Hurricanes booster serving a 20-year prison sentence for masterminding a Ponzi scheme told Yahoo! Sports he gave money, cars, yacht trips, jewelry, televisions and other gifts to several current NFL stars. Find out all the details.

First and 10: Preseason review, fantasy preview

The Houston Texans gave new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips reason to smile — and Jets coach Rex Ryan reason to scream — in Monday night’s 20-16 Houston victory, capping the NFL’s opening week of preseason action. Relive that game and more from preseason’s first week of games.

Jets have interest in Randy Moss

After retaining Santonio Holmes, the Jets are far from certain they will be able keep free-agent WR Braylon Edwards, and are lining up other options, including Randy Moss.

Holmes left money on table to stay with Jets

Santonio Holmes, who agreed to a deal that averages slightly less than $10 million per season with $24 million guaranteed, took less money to remain with Jets, according to league sources.

Kirwan: ‘Hard Knocks’ is competitive disadvantage

It seems every team these days is uninterested in appearing on HBO’s “Hard Knocks.” After the show made Jets coach Rex Ryan such a big celebrity last summer, why exactly is that? It’s a question Pat Kirwan was asked Wednesday during his NFL.com chat.

A few minutes with … Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez, a close friend of the NFL Network, took a few minutes during his visit Wednesday to answer some pertinent offseason questions about the Jets, his personal life and life with Rex Ryan.

Dukes: Moss could help Jets as vertical threat

It remains to be seen what type of market will exist for Moss, or how quickly it would develop in what looks to be a deep field of veteran, free agent receivers. NFL Network’s Jamie Dukes says the Jets should take interest in Moss if don’t bring back Braylon Edwards.

Poly’s biggest cheerleaders: Diaz and Snoop

When those Friday night lights snap on around the country this fall, there’s one high school team that can say they’ve produced more NFL players than any other. It’s in Texas right? Florida? Nope. Fear the Jackrabbit.

Mayock: Teams either buy into QBs or don’t

The third annual NFL.com mock draft, like its predecessors, was an interesting endeavor in looking at how the first round could ultimately play out, with NFL Network and NFL.com analysts playing the roles of general managers.

Data Points: Schedule tough on Buffalo

Yesterday we took a look at the strength of schedule for every NFC team, noting that the Panthers had one heck of a hard road to getting back to viability. Today, it’s another one of 2010’s lousy teams that shows up as having a tough task, as we look at the AFC strength of schedule.

Bills dine with Gabbert prior to workout

COLUMBIA, Mo. – On the in-house TV monitors here at the athletic facility, there is a graphic that reads, “Welcome NFL scouts to the 2011 University of Missouri Pro Day.” And with QB prospect Blaine Gabbert set to work out, there will be plenty of scouts in attendance — not to mention coaches and GMs.

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