Rebuilding is Not Tanking

The New York Jets will always dominate the sports pages in New York / New Jersey, but too often it’s not because of great play on the field. There have been some exciting years – in the 1980’s with the beloved record breaking “Sack Exchange” but losing the AFC championship game 14-0. Coach Don Shula […]

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Thank you Brick!

I will really miss D’Brickashaw Ferguson.  The finality of his retirement from the New York Jets tomorrow at his press conference will be tough to take. The NFL has always been said to stand for “not for long” and through my 50 years of being a diehard Jets fan, you’d think the end of a […]

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My Take on Kathryn Smith as NFL Coach

Today is a historic day for the NFL: the appointment of Kathryn Smith as a full-time female coach on an NFL team. As a woman who was blessed to work for the New York Jets in the 70’s as the league’s first female scout, I always dreamed of this day. I secretly wished for it […]

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Bring the Emotion Jets!

Overcoming a Bad Loss The loss last week to the Oakland Raiders was more than a normal loss. It was not just going out, playing a much improved Raider team, giving everyone you have, and coming up short. It started with our quarterback, Ryan Fitzpatrick not sliding and losing him right from the start with a […]

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Jets Breaking the “Bye” Curse

The victory over the Washington Redskins by the New York Jets was predicted by most “experts”. Washington was missing many starters through injury and the Jets were playing at home. The past six years have not seen positive results coming off a bye week for the Jets, even when playing a “lesser” team. With a […]

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Feeling Jets Pride

“The NY Jets are doing so much to encourage fan involvement compared to the Giants!” This was music to my ears, talking to fans, as I sat at the free Green and White Scrimmage last night at Met Life Stadium. Fans on the field as players come out the tunnel, fans holding the huge flag, […]

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Welcome to the NFL, Jen!

Congratulations to the NFL’s First Female Coach, Jen Welter! As I sit in the living room of a player (and his wife) who was a famous part of my draft history, a story comes across the TV screen about The Arizona Cardinals hiring an assistant LB coach as an intern for the summer. I didn’t know […]

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