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42 min ago | Newsday
Jets head coach Rex Ryan throws the red flag in the first quarter of a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Sept. 14, 2014 in Green Bay, Wis.
2 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette
Now that former Ravens running back Ray Rice 's $35 million contract has been terminated and he's indefinitely suspended by the NFL , Rice is also considering potential legal action with all options remaining on the table following his increased discipline from the league, according to sources, who noted the potential "double-jeopardy" aspect of the former NFL player being punished twice for the same offense. On Friday, the NFLPA got a letter from commissioner Roger Goodell explaining the increased punishment.
6 hrs ago | NBC26
Sep 14, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers fans arrive for the game against the New York Jets at Lambeau Field. Sep 14, 2014; Green Bay, WI, USA; Scot Sticha, from Green Bay, WI, arrive for the game between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Jets at Lambeau Field.
He's the best. Jim Nantz & Phil Simms calling the game for CBS. This is Nantz/Simms' 5th Jets season opener, first since '09 @ HOU, Rex's 1st game as HC.
Instead of his usual bravado, Ryan took a gallows-humor approach this week as the New York Jets prepared to face the heavily favored Green Bay Packers . He said he'd rather play Delbarton High School and how the best game plan for Aaron Rodgers is to "hope he gets sick."
Mike Francesa said he and Jets quarterback Michael Vick had a contract for Vick to appear on Francesa's radio show every Tuesday. But then the Jets got wind of it and killed the arrangement.
The Jets' Michael Vick acknowledges the crowd during the first half of a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Philadelphia. Michael Vick will not appear on Mike Francesa's WFAN show on Tuesdays this season, as he was contracted to do.
Jul 27, 2013; Cortland, NY, USA; General view of a New York Jets helmet during training camp at SUNY Cortland. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports The New York Jets are one of the most polarizing teams in football and that goes right down to their loyal fan base.
It's an enduring fact of life in the NFL: If a player has talent, a team will find a place for him, no matter how bad his off-the-field profile might be. Ray Rice is putting that maxim to the test, as much for the deed he did as the fact that it was documented in a stomach-turning video that will be available forever.
Only one team rushed for more yards than the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1, when the defending champs ran for 207 yards in the opener against the Green Bay Packers . The team that bettered the Seahawks in the rushing department: the New York Jets , who get their crack at the Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
Since Roger Goodell took over as NFL commissioner in September 2006, he's had his hands full. The current domestic violence case involving former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is just the latest in a long list of controversies that have punctuated his reign atop the country's most profitable sports league.
Senators: "If you violently assault a woman, you shouldn't get a second chance to play football in the NFL." Sixteen female senators have sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-tolerance policy against domestic violence.
Michael Vick? Really? Last season, he won the season opener, then lost three games, couldn't finish his two other starts, and his final stats were far inferior to those of his inexpensive replacement, Nick Foles. Now Vick's just a backup with the New York Jets.
Sep 7, 2014; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets running back Chris Ivory runs for a 71-yard touchdown against the Oakland Raiders during the fourth quarter of a game at MetLife Stadium. The Jets defeated the Raiders 19-14.
As a veteran of raging controversy himself, Michael Vick wanted Ray Rice to know Wednesday he has an experienced shoulder to lean on. Vick didn't condone Rice knocking his then-fiancA©e unconscious on the video that got the Ravens running back released and suspended this week, but Vick says Rice - like himself - deserves a second chance.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:21 pm
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