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NFL Power Rankings Week 1

With the NFL season set to begin, JetNation is unveiling our NFL power rankings for Week 1. From the start of the season, here's who I believe will finish on top, with weekly updates to follow. 1. San Francisco 49ers: The reigning NFC champs may have a hole at wide receiver with the loss of [...]

NFL Free Agency Updates

We will keep you updated on all the latest Jets news right here on the Jet Nation blog.  For those that want to keep track of what is going around in the NFL, there is a live tracker in our football forum.  The NFL Free Agency News & Rumors thread has the big moves from [...]

NFL To Use Replacement Referees In Regular Season

The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the NFL and Referees’ Association expired in late May but there has been little movement on a new agreement.  The NFL “locked out” the regular officials using replacements during the preseason, a similar strategy, locking the players out, used by the NFL during negotiations with the Players Association last [...]

NFL Free Agency To Begin July 28th?

With the end to the lockout imminent there are several reports starting to circulate regarding the beginning of free agency for the 2011 NFL season.  Here is one of the latest reports/predictions: July 25th: Beginning of 3-day exclusive right window where teams can negotiate with their impending free agents.  In addition the teams will able [...]

ESPN Report: Deal Could Be In Place By July 21st

ESPN.com is reporting that there is a growing belief amongst the NFL owners and the Players Association that a deal could be in place by July 21st. There are a couple of sticking points, like the rookie wage scale, but there is increased confidence on both sides that something can get worked out in the [...]

Statements Released From NFLPA and NFL Commissioner

On Thursday evening the NFLPA posted statements from Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. DeMaurice Smith: “Someone asked me whether I was optimistic. I think we’re both optimistic when we have the right people in the room. We know we’re talking about the right issues and that we’re working hard to get [...]

8th Court of Appeals Grants the NFL’s motion

If you are a fan of the NFL lockout, the news just got better.  For everyone else, the news is not good. According to The Red Zone.org: The 8th circuit Court of Appeals has granted the NFL's motion for a stay on the appeal  which means until at least the first week of June and possibly much longer [...]

2011 Draft: DB Brandon Harris talks NFL, Rex Ryan

Recently Brandon Harris, a defensive back from the University of Miami, took the time to answer a few questions.  For those of you that are not familiar with Brandon, he is considered by many to be one of the top cover cornerbacks in the draft.  There is a very good chance that Harris will be [...]