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Jets OC: “The sky’s the limit” for Christian Hackenberg

As the Jets have floundered about at quarterback this season, the guy they spent a second-round pick on hasn’t been a factor at all. But Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey objected to classifying rookie quarterback Christian Hackenberg as a “mystery,” and offered what amounts to the most vigorous defense to date of a guy who…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick remains the Jets’ starting quarterback

The Jets are not making a change at quarterback. Coach Todd Bowles announced today that Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the starting quarterback for the Jets’ game against the Colts next Monday night. There was no guarantee that would be the case: After Sunday’s loss to the Patriots, Bowles said he hadn’t decided who would start…

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Todd Bowles says no decision on next week’s quarterback

Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick didn’t turn the ball over until the very end of Sunday’s game, but his late fumble was the final nail in the team’s coffin in a 22-17 loss to the Patriots. Before Chris Long stripped the ball from him, Fitzpatrick had turned in one of his best performances of the season.…

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Patriots do just enough to beat Jets

The Patriots have looked much better than they looked against the Jets on Sunday afternoon, but the win will count just the same. Tom Brady hit wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell for a touchdown with 1:56 left in the game and defensive end Chris Long stripped Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on a sack a couple of…

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Jets, Pats miss field goals to keep score tied at half

The Jets and Patriots both tried field goals as time wound down in the first half, but neither team was able to add points and the game remains tied 10-10 at halftime. Jets kicker Nick Folk had a 54-yard attempt blocked by Patriots defensive lineman Alan Branch just before the two-minute warning, which gave the…

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Rob Gronkowski heads to locker room with back injury

The Patriots got tight end Rob Gronkowski back in the lineup after he missed last week’s game with a chest injury, but Gronkowski has already headed off in need of medical attention. Gronkowski went to the locker room in the final minutes of the first quarter for reasons that haven’t been disclosed at this point. He…

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Teams may be very thankful for the 2017 quarterback market

Every year, a cluster of NFL teams tries in vain to upgrade at the quarterback position. In many cases, they’re required to roll the dice on a draft pick. This year, an unprecedented glut of quarterbacks with NFL experience may arise. Here’s a full list of all veteran quarterbacks who may be available, with a…

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Week 12 Power Rankings

1. Cowboys (9-1; last week No. 1): The only thing that could make their Thanksgiving game against Washington better would be the return of Pat Summerall and John Madden to call it. 2. Raiders (8-2; No. 2): The logo should have traded the eye patch for a ski mask, given the way they stole the…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

The Bills are set to have a thin receiving corps this weekend. Dolphins coach Adam Gase liked the way his defense hung tough against the Rams. Coach Bill Belichick’s answers to questions about why the Patriots left DE Jabaal Sheard at home in Week 11 were pretty much what you’d expect. A negative response to…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick will start for Jets in Week 12

The Jets took their bye week to think about who would start at quarterback against the Patriots in Week 12 and their choice has turned out to be the same one they made for the first week of the regular season. Jets coach Todd Bowles announced that Ryan Fitzpatrick will get the start against New…

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Friday morning one-liners

C Ryan Groy is preparing for his first start with the Bills. DT Earl Mitchell looked good in his return to the Dolphins lineup. The Patriots defense knows it needs to be sharper. Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will take in the Harvard-Yale game during his bye week. The Ravens defense will try to get the…

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Report: Todd Bowles fears players will check out if Bryce Petty is named the starter

The 3-7 Jets are, as a practical matter, done. Apparently, however, things could get worse. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Jets coach Todd Bowles is concerned that giving the starting job to quarterback Bryce Petty could prompt the players to “check out.” Per Mehta, people who have seen Petty perform…

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Mike Maccagnan: No regrets about re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick

The Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick engaged in an extended contract dance this offseason before Fitzpatrick finally agreed to a one-year, $12 million deal shortly before the start of training camp. That allowed the Jets to keep the same starting quarterback who set a franchise record for touchdown passes that they had on their way…

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski leads the entire NFL — not just tight ends, but wide receivers too — with 21.6 yards per catch. Buffalo’s Lorenzo Alexander has 10 sacks this season. He entered this season with nine sacks in a nine-year career. Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi averages an NFL-high 5.71 yards per carry. Jets QB…

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Bowles says he’ll wait a week before naming QB

The Jets don’t have a game this week, so Jets coach Todd Bowles won’t be making a quarterback decision this week. Bowles told reporters Monday that he won’t be deciding which quarterback he’ll start Nov. 27 until at least next Monday, and he offered no hints as to which way he might be leaning. Second-year…

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