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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.
santana Icon : (28 March 2015 - 05:48 PM) Favre on my TV selling shaving razors so I bought a years supply
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The Year The Jets Tackled Television

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Posted 24 August 2010 - 10:31 PM

The Year the Jets Tackled Television

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By JASON GAY

If America can sustain interest in the lives of not one, or two, but three Kardashian sisters, it can tolerate the New York Jets. That is one presumption guiding the latest season of "Hard Knocks," the HBO documentary series which, like a truffle hunter, believes that intrigue can be found in the muck of the NFL preseason.

Previous editions of "Hard Knocks" have chronicled teams like the Baltimore Ravens, the Cowboys of Dallas and, of course, the 2007 Kansas City Chiefs, who would go on to spellbind the nation with a 4-12 season. This year, the Turtle & Drama network has chosen the Jets, a confident if tormented franchise fueled by generations of mocking disrespect. What's next? A group of spray-tanned New Jersey kids getting a hit show on MTV?



Surely by now you've heard that the star of "Hard Knocks" is Rex Ryan, the brash, oversized tactician who, in between fistfuls of M&Ms, has emerged as New York's most charismatic coach in ages. Most NFL coaches are tightly-wound doorknobs, but the 47-year-old Mr. Ryan is unbridled id—he says what he thinks, even if he thinks unspeakable things, like the Jets will win the Super Bowl. He's already been bashed for cursing too much in "Hard Knocks," but it was more shocking that anyone was shocked.

Cursing football coaches? What's next? Frustrated wide receivers?

We wished "Hard Knocks" divulged more eccentric Jet behavior—revealing, for example, that general manager Mike Tannenbaum spends one day each week constructing a family of stuffed pandas at the Build-A-Bear Workshop. But the action through the first two "Hard Knocks" has been dutifully conventional: struggling rookies, wily veterans, scrappy assistant coaches. An NFL camp naturally has the arc of a reality show—strangers meet in a single location with bad furniture, fight it out, flourish, or get sent home to obscurity, or worse, a contract with the Oakland Raiders.

Still, it's not easy to make this compelling. Preseason NFL football is considered the most meaningless sporting activity on earth, next to Pittsburgh Pirates baseball. At times "Hard Knocks" appears inorganically goosed, like when Jets legend Joe Namath arrives at camp wearing a pair of white shorts ratcheted at his navel, and Bob Denver's haircut. One empathizes with the banal life of the "Hard Knocks" crew, lugging heavy equipment to a movie theater to film Mr. Ryan taking his men to "Dinner with Schmucks." The Frozen Tundra, this is not.

But it looks great. It sounds great, too—thanks to the mellifluous baritone of the New York actor Liev Schreiber, who somehow makes honey out of turgid lines like "Ryan has plenty of brio, but he's also got bona fides." Edited on the fly, "Hard Knocks" is less a documentary than it is a tone poem—it emotes and mythologizes, sometimes too enthusiastically, as it did when Mr. Schreiber intoned that the holdout of cornerback Darrelle Revis was "the biggest story of the NFL preseason."

Oh, really? Somebody tell that 40-year-old drama junkie up in Minnesota with the copters over his head.

So far, Mr. Revis has avoided the HBO spotlight, which reveals something about the star and the culture of his team. Despite all the Super Bowl buzz and Mr. Ryan's potty mouth, this "Hard Knocks" is proving that the 2010 Jets are less a team of flashy extroverts than they are working stiffs. They want to win, but are content to let the coach suck up the oxygen. There is no Jet who is one-hundredth as kooky as Roger Mayweather, the boxing coach and Cosmo Kramer of the peerless HBO boxing series, 24/7.

Except for, perhaps: cornerback Antonio Cromartie, who stole the last "Hard Knocks" with an interview in which he methodically listed the names and ages of his eight children, at least four of whom appear to be around three years of age, and are not twins, triplets or quadruplets.

It was the type of you-had-to-see it moment that makes all the downtime worth it. You know, just like watching an NFL game.
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Posted 25 August 2010 - 09:00 AM

Someone please interpret what he is trying to say here.
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Posted 25 August 2010 - 11:39 AM

[quote name='gmany3k' date='25 August 2010 - 10:00 AM' timestamp='1282744835' post='308519']
Someone please interpret what he is trying to say here.
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I say the same thing to myself when I read most of your posts.
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Posted 25 August 2010 - 01:18 PM

[quote name='Jetsman05' date='25 August 2010 - 11:39 AM' timestamp='1282754361' post='308544']
I say the same thing to myself when I read most of your posts.
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Well than I should be able to comprehend him...........but I don't . But I would be happy to assist you 05. :)
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Posted 25 August 2010 - 02:15 PM

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Well than I should be able to comprehend him...........but I don't . But I would be happy to assist you 05. :)
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Haha. Just givin' shit :Cool:
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Posted 25 August 2010 - 02:18 PM

Good read. We also locked up 3 MNF games, plus the slide scheduling... We'll be under the spotlight all year and that comes from 1 of 2 scenarios. We either rape everyone like Tom DuBois and the attention is on our dominance... Or we suck dick and everybody wants to watch us eat crow as we fall

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"And once again, the meow became a roar"


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