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RetireChrebet Icon : (22 March 2015 - 01:28 PM) Haha I'm jk man, but my point was if you've never seen virginia play you would know they weren't going anywhere. Their offense is just painful to watch.
ROBJETS Icon : (22 March 2015 - 03:46 PM) Lol....point taken. But a couple of things. 1 you do realize Nova and Va are in the same bracket right? 2 at least Va lost to a top 25 ranked opponent. Nova lost to an unranked.
ROBJETS Icon : (22 March 2015 - 03:49 PM) Also VA beat some good teams. Lost to Duke,beat Maryland and split games with NC and Louisville. Their wins against quality and ranked opponents was higher and better than Nova.
ROBJETS Icon : (22 March 2015 - 03:55 PM) NC State didn't even get one vote to be in the top 25
2JBallar01 Icon : (22 March 2015 - 10:53 PM) @RichCimini: Random contract note: Antonio Cromartie's 4 yr/$32M deal with Jets includes only $7M gtd - $5M base + $2M roster bonus at signing. #nyj
Mr_Jet Icon : (23 March 2015 - 11:45 AM) January - February - Izzo - April - May
2JBallar01 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 01:09 PM) @MMehtaNYDN: Jets announce that they have signed DE Stephen Bowen. #nyj
2JBallar01 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 01:09 PM) @DrewfromJersey: Coples days as an OLB are over. He'll be back to DL. Good for the #Jets. Pretty bad news for NFL players and their heads. #Jets
2JBallar01 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 01:10 PM) @DWAZ73: #Jets busy today, signing DE Stephen Bowen & OT Corey Hilliard, and making signing of DE Kevin Vickerson official.
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 03:23 PM) Mike is building some depth and competition
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 03:23 PM) I like it
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 08:10 PM) Jets file tampering charges against Patriots for Kraft's comments
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 08:10 PM) lmao
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 09:53 PM) Jets signing Kellen Davis, TE
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (24 March 2015 - 10:00 PM) Hes a good blocking TE
JSOTF Icon : (25 March 2015 - 06:02 AM) So, the question is.......Do I invest to go see the Jets vs Fish in England this season????????
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (25 March 2015 - 07:10 AM) I'm considering going
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (25 March 2015 - 07:10 AM) My brother is moving to London next year...so I have a reason to be over there
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (25 March 2015 - 07:10 AM) This August I should say
Smedsthejet Icon : (25 March 2015 - 02:59 PM) You both should do it...I'll buy the first (overpriced) beers as well! Got my ticket back in January
HarlemHxC814 Icon : (25 March 2015 - 03:02 PM) Smeds if I come over I'll be sure to check you out
santana Icon : (25 March 2015 - 09:58 PM) FIRE FIREMAN ED
JSOTF Icon : (26 March 2015 - 03:58 AM) Well, I now live accros the pond and maybe some of us could meet up there?
JSOTF Icon : (26 March 2015 - 03:59 AM) Smeds, where did you get your tickets?
ROBJETS Icon : (26 March 2015 - 05:56 AM) Az bitches!!!
ROBJETS Icon : (26 March 2015 - 06:01 AM) I dont know about all that. As bad as we get over sports the Brits get far worse. You might suffer a huge beat down if you say the wrong thing there. Well maybe not being its televised to the U.S.. Security probably be pretty tight.
ROBJETS Icon : (26 March 2015 - 06:03 AM) Well...... the good thing is I know who to mooch off of now if I go to London.
JSOTF Icon : (26 March 2015 - 06:47 AM) hahahaha, it isnt European Football!
ROBJETS Icon : (26 March 2015 - 07:04 AM) Ive seen a lot of videos. Most countries go psycho over their soccer teams. Ive seen some serious very bloody beat downs. Fans stabbing the players and refs,etc. And they say we are bad in the U.S. not even close to that.
ROBJETS Icon : (26 March 2015 - 07:06 AM) I think one was in Africa....a fan stormed the field and was knifing everyone in sight after his team lost
ROBJETS Icon : (26 March 2015 - 07:08 AM) Hell even in mma when the Brits come over they are all cocky as hell. Big time cocky like they are going to easily destroy everyone they face cocky.
JSOTF Icon : (26 March 2015 - 07:36 AM) hahahaha
JSOTF Icon : (26 March 2015 - 07:36 AM) damn Europeans!
JSOTF Icon : (26 March 2015 - 07:37 AM) They havent fucked with a disgruntled, lifelong Jets fan!!!
Smedsthejet Icon : (26 March 2015 - 02:49 PM) Got my tickets from Ticketmaster the day they went on general sale
ROBJETS Icon : (27 March 2015 - 02:33 AM) You guys get Bellator in London? http://www.bellator.com/schedule its on Spike tv free regular cable channel. in the U.S. and the prelims are free on http://www.spike.com/
ROBJETS Icon : (27 March 2015 - 02:37 AM) London is 4 hours ahead of east coast U.S. Bellator prelims are 7pm Friday night U.S. East Coast time and the main card is 9pm So just add 4 hours to that if you can catch either. Im sure you can catch a stream or use a U.S. VPN if you dont have access to Spike.com. You guys might get Bellator on another channel their just like with the UFC.
ROBJETS Icon : (27 March 2015 - 02:47 AM) Anyway only reason I mentioned it was because of your sense of humor. The last Bellator 134 was called the British Invasion. If you watch mma Might want to add this site to your favorites http://www.mmauk.net...y/bellatornews/
ROBJETS Icon : (27 March 2015 - 02:55 AM) There was one of those hour long shows about the upcoming event featuring the fighters the prior week to Bellator 134 and all 4 of the Brits were cocky as hell. Yelling "The British are coming!!!!"
ROBJETS Icon : (27 March 2015 - 02:57 AM) By the way 135 is tonight if you are interested. I used to watch pretty much all the televised mma now I stick with Bellator and UFC only
ROBJETS Icon : (27 March 2015 - 03:07 AM) that last link is a UK mma site. Only reason i added it. http://www.sherdog.com/ is pretty much the best mma site on the net for everything mma
JSOTF Icon : (27 March 2015 - 07:08 AM) I actually live in Germany
azjetfan Icon : (27 March 2015 - 09:08 PM) Just got done sitting in traffic for 3 hours in Louisville KY.
azjetfan Icon : (27 March 2015 - 09:09 PM) Unbelievably poor planning by the DOT.
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:40 PM

[quote name='HurricaneJet32' date='03 September 2010 - 06:58 AM' timestamp='1283522311' post='308893']
Oh man don't be so one-sided.

It's a big circle...

Fans want to see better teams, in bigger stadiums, with cheerleaders, and pep rally's and state-of-the-art practice facilities to attract more expensive free agents!

Someone has to pay for it!

No one is at fault here, it is just the nature of things. If something is going to get this popular it will become more and more extravagant and therefore more and more expensive.
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Exactly, its all economics. It works both ways. the ticket prices aren't high just cause the owners, and not just cause the players either. Its a combination of Both. And anyone who has done finances for a business knows this.

For instance lets say a ford dealership hires a mechanic at 20 an hour. He has to bill him out at 105 and hour to cover overhead, payroll taxes, benefit, rent, tools, equipment, admin people, etc. now if eveyrone starts making 25 an hour they will have to raise their rates a bit to help cover it. Its basic economics , which unfortunately most people don't understand. If you want to blame one side o high prices blame yourself. The fans. If we didn't tune in TV ratings would go down, ads would cost less, if we didn't go to games the ticket prices would go down to avoid blackouts etc. WE the fans set the market by using the product. Football is in high demand and the NFL is the best supply out there so they can set high rates. the AFL doens't cost that much for a ticket. why do you think that is? Cause the people aren't buying it. why do you think a 30 second commerical for the SB cost like 5 millions dollars? cause over 100 million people watch it!
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:46 PM


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[b][size="4"][url="http://www.thejetsblog.com/2010/09/03/revis-era-in-ny-coming-to-an-end/"]Revis Era in NY Coming to an End?[/url][/size][/b]
[size="4"]By Steiny on 03. Sep, 2010[/size]

[size="4"]In a new twist in the [url="http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=jc-revis090210"]Darrelle Revis saga,[/url] Jason Cole of Yahoo sports is speculating Darrelle Revis may have played his last game in a Jets uniform.[/size]

[indent][size="4"]Here’s a little piece of information for Ryan and the rest of the New York Jets: If Revis doesn’t get a new contract soon, New York doesn’t have to worry about the star cornerback showing up. Ever.[/size]

[size="4"]As the clock ticks to the beginning of the NFL season, the relationship between the Jets and Revis is ticking toward an end. A divorce, really. That might sound like hysteria to some but it’s reality.[/size]

[size="4"][..][/size]

[size="4"]If the Jets can’t bridge the gap between what they are offering Revis and what he believes they promised him at the end of last season, he’s not showing up, period.[/size]

[size="4"]As in ever again.[/size]

[size="4"][..][/size]

[size="4"]To put it in another perspective, Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning will soon reset the bar for what the top players in the league are worth. The Colts will be lucky – yes, lucky – to get Manning’s deal done for less than an average of $25 million a year.[/size]

[size="4"]And if the top quarterback in the league is worth $25 million a year, what is the top cornerback or defensive end, left tackle or wide receiver – all guys who drastically impact the quarterback – are going to be worth?[/size]

[size="4"]There’s going to come a point where $16 million a year for Revis is a decent price.[/size]

[size="4"]The Jets can counter that by saying that they’re doing Revis a favor by redoing his contract now, at least one year in advance of free agency. That’s reasonable, but here’s another way of looking at it: If Revis plays out his contract over the next three years, he gets $21 million. The Jets then would be forced to put a franchise tag (assuming the franchise tag still exists) for a minimum of $18 million for 2013 (based on the fact that Revis’ 2012 salary is scheduled to be $15 million.[/size]

[size="4"]That’s $39 million over four years, but then the averages start to really jump, going way north of $20 million a year. From that perspective, $16 million a year looks like a good price.[/size]

[size="4"]But more important than any of that is a simple fact: Either the Jets get this done or they never have Revis again.[/size]

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:52 PM

I see Mr Jet managed to drag his soap box in here. Carry on.
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:55 PM

What happens if Revis sits out the year? Is he going to sit out until the Jets no longer have rights to him? I doubt we trade him.
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 03:58 PM

I hate the comparison of a QB to any position. period. revis is a CB. all teams have to do is avoid them and lose their first option and revis becomes almost a non factor except for negating 1 WR. Peyton manning however gets the ball eveyr single offensive snap in the game and has the ability to win games. Manning can make up for a lack of any position on the field. ANY position. as we learned last year in the playoffs revis cannot
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:00 PM

oh and cole is a fin fan asshole who is speculating on the situation and trying to pass it off as fact. Its funny how many teams are taking joy in the Jets misfortune with revis
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:04 PM

[quote name='SecondHandJets' date='03 September 2010 - 04:52 PM' timestamp='1283547157' post='308896']
I see Mr Jet managed to drag his soap box in here. Carry on.
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Some of us have to stand on soap boxes and others have to fake leg injuries to get attention.

View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


View Postazjetfan, on 02 July 2014 - 03:36 PM, said:

There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:12 PM

[quote name='Mr_Jet' date='03 September 2010 - 05:04 PM' timestamp='1283547842' post='308902']
Some of us have to stand on soap boxes and others have to fake leg injuries to get attention.
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Some of us take a santana joke and run with it because our soap boxes are big enough.
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 04:29 PM

[quote name='SecondHandJets' date='03 September 2010 - 05:12 PM' timestamp='1283548322' post='308903']
Some of us take a santana joke and run with it because our soap boxes are big enough.
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Maybe we should stay on topic before we get chastised by gmany.

View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


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There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
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Posted 03 September 2010 - 07:32 PM

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 07:54 PM

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Posted 03 September 2010 - 10:58 PM

[quote name='HurricaneJet32' date='03 September 2010 - 08:58 AM' timestamp='1283522311' post='308893']
Oh man don't be so one-sided.

It's a big circle...

Fans want to see better teams, in bigger stadiums, with cheerleaders, and pep rally's and state-of-the-art practice facilities to attract more expensive free agents!

Someone has to pay for it!

No one is at fault here, it is just the nature of things. If something is going to get this popular it will become more and more extravagant and therefore more and more expensive.
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I'm not saying it is all the owners fault, but it is where it started. As football made more money, the owners still tried to keep down expenses (including player salaries), the players went through various ways to get more money, and as the money has grown all sides have done what they can to get their piece.

But my point is that regardless of what the individual players make, the owners are not going to cut the price of Flyhi's ticket just because he bleeds green and snots up white. Let's look at it like this, does the fact that Jacksonville can't fill their stadium stop them from getting the tv revenue? No, the only reason they want to move is because they can make more peripheral money from being in a larger city (not ticket sales).
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Posted 04 September 2010 - 09:25 AM

I seldom complain about how or why a thread turns . Many of these topics are repeated every season.Sometimes its the same people and sometimes its new people .
Jetsfans115 is correct about financing except that the greed factor is the biggest element by far which negates commons sense.
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Posted 04 September 2010 - 03:46 PM

honestly, is there even another team out there that

a) is competitive

b) willing to pay him

c) has the money?

I can't think of any, the bucs could sign him, but they aren't competitive...

second question, if revis holds out, and IF we win the bowl...does he get a ring? Does everyone finally admit that the other 10 guys on the field are pretty good too?
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Posted 06 September 2010 - 02:16 AM

[img]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v483/MrKing20/geraldfordourlongnationalnightmarei.jpg[/img]

Now the only question is what will we bitch and moan about between now and the season opener?

View PostFlyHiJets, on 01 June 2013 - 08:35 PM, said:

You're the scumbag that thinks everyone should kiss the as$es of a bunch of criminals but I'm a dumbass. Yeah okay douchebag. Go give some illegal wetback or Revis another blowjob. But then again.....don't you live in an entirely different country but yet think you can tell us how to live? Go fvck yourself little boy. You're likely still living with mommy & daddy. Pu$$y.


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There are a few things I have realized about Mr. Jet over a few topics.

1) He is a racist. By constantly using race as a battling tool.
2) He is an extreme Liberal. If you are on either extreme you are probabaly more wrong than right.
3) He is one of those people who will never admit fault, error or defeat.
4)His life sucks and he takes it out on people who don't share in his views.
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Posted 06 September 2010 - 11:51 AM

[quote name='Mr_Jet' date='06 September 2010 - 12:16 AM' timestamp='1283757372' post='309051']
[img]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v483/MrKing20/geraldfordourlongnationalnightmarei.jpg[/img]

Now the only question is what will we bitch and moan about between now and the season opener?
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whatever goes wrong in the game
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Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:41 AM


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[b][size="4"][url="http://www.thejetsblog.com/2010/09/07/the-life-of-a-wanted-man/"]The Life of a Wanted Man[/url][/size][/b]
[size="4"]By [url="http://thejetsblog.com/"]Bassett[/url] on 07. Sep, 2010[/size]

[size="4"]Manish Mehta of the Daily News has some vignettes from the past few days and weeks of Darrelle’s life. Here’s one in which he would don a disguise [url="http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/football/jets/2010/09/07/2010-09-07_revis_turns_new_corner.html?r=sports/football/jets&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+nydnrss/sports/football/jets+%28Sports/Football/Jets%29"]to go out[/url].[/size]

[indent][size="4"]The stranger walked up to the guy in the Afro wig and spotted him immediately.[/size]

[size="4"]"Hey, you’re Darrelle Revis!" he said, pointing at the cornerback.[/size]

[size="4"]"No, man. … You got the wrong guy," Revis, who wore the disguise, responded. "I’m not him. But I get that all the time."[/size]

[size="4"]The attention was scary.[/size]

[size="4"]"In the past two weeks, he wasn’t really like an athlete," Geiger said. "He was like a movie star."[/size]

[size="4"]One night, Revis and Geiger walked out of a restaurant only to be besieged by people they didn’t know. They took photos from camera phones, held flip-cams and reached out to shake his hand.[/size]

[size="4"]"It’s kind of scary, because you don’t know if people were mad at him or happy," Geiger said. "He couldn’t walk down the street. It was a little bit too much."[/size]

[/indent] [size="4"]NFL players wearing ridiculous costumes?[/size][/quote]
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Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:44 AM


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[b][size="4"][url="http://www.thejetsblog.com/2010/09/07/leftovers-some-thoughts-on-the-revis-deal/"]Leftovers: Some Thoughts on the Revis Deal[/url][/size][/b]
[size="4"]By [url="http://thejetsblog.com/"]Bassett[/url] on 07. Sep, 2010[/size]

[size="4"][i]Yesterday the family and I headed up to the beach in Ogunquit Maine for the day. One last gasp of summer before the football season ensued. Of course that’s the day the deal gets done, but here are some of the thoughts I had about Revis deal that in the car on the way back … [/i][/size]

[size="4"][b]Commendable on All Sides[/b] – You have to credit both the team and the player for coming together on this. Revis came down off some high demands for the sake of the team and his legacy, and the team made good on a promise to renegotiate a player in a unique situation, but a situation that warranted addressing and giving him a lot of money by adding a single year onto his current deal. [/size]

[size="4"]My thoughts on both? Revis’s competitive spirit allowed him to back off his past demands, while the team knew that if you are ever going to break the rules, this is the guy for which to do it. Some are arguing that what if another player demands similar compensation? There is now precedent by the Jets to re-do deals with many years left. In my mind, it’s a good precedent: simply become a top five player in the whole league with more than two years left on your deal, and then we can talk about your contract.[/size]

[size="4"][b]On Average, Revis Is Paid More Than All But One NFL Corner Not in Fantasyland[/b] – Free Agent CB Dunta Robinson just signed with the Falcons this past March was awarded a six year $57 million deal with $25.5 million in guarantees – the best thus far aside from the Nnamdi Asomougha deal. In his recent signing, Revis blew out the guarantee money with upwards of $32 million in guarantees, and he surpassed the annual number on Dunta’s deal by two million. It sets a new “market level” but invalidates the deal that Aso received by the Raiders by bringing the corner position back to a more normalized level. [/size]

[size="4"][b]Disproving the CBA Excuse [/b]– With other elite players like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are still without deals, I think that in a small way, the Jets have been proving that market leading deals can get done in these uncertain economic times. Good for them in taking a chance, but this was a necessary step if this team was realistically talking about a Super Bowl.[/size]

[size="4"][b]Increasing Importance of the Position?[/b] – From a 30,000 foot view, I think that the Revis signing is a monument to an emerging NFL trend. For time immemorial, the gruff “in the trenches” nature and Parcellsian logic of building from the inside out have been what’s ruled the NFL, but I think we are witnessing a shift. When the Patriots would routinely best the Colts in the mid 2000s, it was because their secondary would mug the Colts receivers. Their secondary was good, but was more physical than great. Belichick took advantage of the rules of the time. The Colts complained, and now the rules on passer interference are more strictly enforced — thus the [url="http://www.ncaatop25.com/law.htm"]Ty Law Rule[/url]. Couple that with bew rules to protect the passer, and the game is ever increasingly more passer centric. [/size]

[size="4"]Why does this matter? it’s put a premium on elite coverage skills from players who can routinely lock down their responsibilities. That’s the reason the Jets went out to get Cromartie as a second, and Wilson as a third corner. Against most NFL teams, having one solid coverage player might be a fine tactic, but what remains to be seen is whether building the way the Jets are can stop elite passing attacks like the Colts, Packers and Patriots, teams who can prove that an opponent is only as strong as their weakest secondary player. Tannenbaum has joked that Rex can’t have enough corners, and there’s a reason for this. Could it be that he feels like he’ll take coverage skills over pass rushing skills? Instead of building from the time honored inside out, Ryan seems to be putting an emphasis on building his defense back to front … something that flies in the face of most conventional wisdom.[/size]

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:59 AM

http://www.nfl.com/videos/new-york-jets/09000d5d81a51739/Revis-discusses-ending-holdout-return-to-Jets


http://www.nfl.com/videos/new-york-jets/09000d5d81a511cd/Rev-up-the-Jets



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Posted 07 September 2010 - 10:01 AM

The theory is it works both ways. good cover guys will give the other guys more time to get to the QB, while a good pass rausher will give the DBs less time to have to cover a guy. In theory both should be equally effective
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