Category: Featured Editorials

Some NFL Athletes Are A Step Above Cavemen

by Patrick Stanton JetNation.com Senior Writer You’re in the AFC Divisional Playoffs, you’re up by 4 and you just stopped the opponent after a disastrous muff of a punt return on your own 30. How do you react? You jump up, start throwing your hands back and forth, running your big mouth and because that’s [...]

JetNation Year End Report Card

by Joe Grinwis Quarterback: B For the first time in his seven-year career, Chad Pennington started an entire season. Pennington threw for the most yards he's ever thrown for in a season (3,352) yet also had his worst TD-to-INT ratio (17-to-16). The most telling stat of all, Pennington led the Jets to the playoffs for [...]

Roadtrip To Gillette

By Tyson Rauch Gone was the smell of bratwurst and sausage that wafted throughout the parking areas.  Gone was the festive feeling and tone of football friendship and camaraderie.  Gone was the feeling that it was only a football game and we were all there to enjoy it.  From the state troopers who threatened to [...]

Time Not Right, But The Day Grows Ever Closer

By Brian Roe  It’s not our time. It’s as simple as that. When the Jets traveled up to Foxboro this past weekend and received a 37-16 thumping at the hands of the decade’s best football team, this much was clear. But instead of the tired and expected “Same Old Jets� denunciation, Jet fans were overcome [...]

The Morning After

By Gregg L. Hayim I’m not going to lie, this is not what I had in mind. No, this is definitely not what I had in mind when I woke-up yesterday with those feelings of internal optimism and outward boldness that often accompany a day that offers such opportunity. I woke up with those same [...]

Jetnation Playoff Preview

By Nick Ferraro The regular season in the NFC seemed a lot like a demolition derby.  For seventeen laps the cars slammed into each other with reckless abandon.  There are only six still running all of which have varying degrees of damage.  It’s that damage, however, that gives the NFC playoffs an increased appeal.  The [...]

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH….ITS TIME FOR A CHANGE

By Gregg Hayim I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of the New England Patriots. I’m tired of their holier-than-though persona, I’m tired of every New Englander’s belief that it is somehow their divine right to win a championship each and every year.  I’m tired of the media’s love affair with their [...]

All For One

By Tyson Rauch   There will be many stories written this week about the New York Jets and their wild card match-up with the Patriots.  There will be stories focusing on the quarterbacks and their innovative coaches.   There will be tons of statistical analysis, trend reports and even roster breakdowns.  The one thing that cannot [...]