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Jets Drop Game To Bears

In their first of two Monday Night Football games this season, the Jets lost to the Chicago Bears 27-19. It just isn’t a season if the Jets don’t humiliate all their fans on national television. This is the second game in a row that they could have won and didn’t. The game started poorly for [...]

Folk Brings Stability

One of my earliest memories as a Jets fan was watching long-time place-kicker Pat Leahy waving goodbye to  fans from a car that circled the field as he requested one more "J-E-T-S" chant from the crowd.  As the story goes, Leahy had to wait a little longer than he expected as Fireman Ed was indisposed at [...]

#JetsCamp: Special Teams

This unit is coached by Thomas McGaughey (pronounced Mc-GAY-hee). Coach McGaughey is entering his first season with the Jets. He joins the Jets from Louisiana State University, where he coached the special teams. McGaughey takes over for now Washington Redskins special teams coach, Ben Kotwica. Prior to Kotwica having the job in 2013, now retired legendary special [...]

Nick Folk Is Happy With Long Term Deal

As the Jets try to improve the team, one position they don't have to worry about is kicker. The Jets originally used the franchise tag but then Nick Folk agreed to a 4 year contract extension with the Jets.  Folk talked about what the process was like and his reaction to receiving the new contract. [...]

Folk Gets Franchise Tag From NY Jets

The New York Jets have placed the franchise tag on kicker Nick Folk according to their official twitter account: https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/439506329908961280 Folk was set to become an unrestricted free agent on March 11 but hitting 91% of his field goals last season made retaining him a priority. The team had until March 3 to use the [...]

Idzik Difficult Decision On Folk

Dubbed the "Folk-hero" during the 2013 season for making clutch field goals place kicker Nick Folk is set to become an unrestricted free agent on March 11. Folk has played under veteran minimum contracts for the past two years and went 33 of 36 on field goal attempts (91.7%) with a number of game winners [...]