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Week 3 Preview:  Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets…and around NY Sports Coming off a convincing 20-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football, the 2-0 New York Jets will meet the struggling 0-2 Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday at Met Life Stadium.  The Jets moved to 2-0 behind an absolutely superb defensive effort that neutralized Indianapolis QB Andrew ... Read More »

Fingers are pointing…at the dysfunctional NY Giants

The Tom Coughlin era of the New York Giants has seen some highs including two Super Bowl championships but also many lows featuring dysfunctional teams that point the finger at each other. The bad times are always magnified and often include memorable poor decision making especially in critical game moments. The most recent example is last Sunday night in Dallas ... Read More »

NFL WEEK 1 INJURY REPORT – MONDAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NFL 9/7/15 WEEK 1 INJURY REPORT – MONDAY PITTSBURGH STEELERS at NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS on Thursday night PITTSBURGH STEELERS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Monday QB Landry Jones (concussion) NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE Monday C Bryan Stork (concussion) LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE Monday S Tavon Wilson (quadricep) FULL PARTICIPATION ... Read More »

Report: Chart shows Pierre-Paul’s finger amputated

(SportsNetwork.com) – ESPN says it obtained a medical chart showing that star New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had his right index finger amputated on Wednesday. A Giants spokesman said the team is aware of the report but would not comment further. Pierre-Paul reportedly suffered a hand injury attempting to light fireworks over the weekend while apparently celebrating the ... Read More »

Jets’ Richardson suspended four games

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The NFL has handed New York Jets Pro Bowl defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson a four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. Richardson, the 2013 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, will sit out the first four weeks of the upcoming season after testing positive for marijuana, a league source told the New York Daily ... Read More »

Geno’s the starter?

Jets nation unleashed a collective sigh on Wednesday when new offensive coordinator Chan Gailey proclaimed the embattled Geno Smith as the team’s starting quarterback for the 2015 season. Before contemplating that leap off the Queensboro Bridge, though, it’s probably a good idea for the Jets’ supporters to take all of that lip service with a grain of salt and understand ... Read More »

Giants LT Beatty has pectoral tear

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Giants will be without starting left tackle Will Beatty for much of the upcoming 2015 season after he suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights. Beatty was slated to undergo surgery Wednesday to repair the injury, a team spokesman confirmed. Normal recovery time for a torn pectoral ranges from 5- to-6 months, putting the ... Read More »

Covering up Goodell’s credibility problem

The cover-up is always worse than the crime. That was what the NFL was signaling when it handed down its harsh punishment of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the wake of Deflategate Monday. The league’s golden boy was suspended four games without pay and his team was fined $1 million and docked two draft picks. On the ... Read More »

Two Guys from Long Island: Deflategate Thoughts

Two guys from Long Island: Sports Thoughts Two guys from Long Island’ is a feature on New York Sportscene and will feature the back and forth discussion logs of two Long Island dudes that love sports and love New York. Joe Behrman and Steven Gross are lifelong New Yorkers and die hard sports fans that will share their thoughts and ... Read More »

New York Jets Draft Report Card

New York Jets Picks: Leonard Williams (DL, USC) Round 1 (6); Devin Smith (WR, Ohio State) Round 2 (37); Lorenzo Mauldin (OLB, Louisville) Round 3 (82); Bryce Petty (QB, Baylor) Round 4 (103); Jarvis Harrison (OG, Texas A&M) Round 5 (152); Deon Simon (NT, Northwestern State) Round 7 (223) It took first-year Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan all of 72 ... Read More »