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  1. Examining team needs: Safety

    Rich Cimini

    Rex Ryan needs to revamp his philosophy regarding the safety position. Instead of trying to get by on the cheap, it's time for the New York Jets to invest in the position. In Ryan's system, the big money goes to the cornerbacks. The safeties are c...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  2. Roster evaluation: Player rankings, 21 to 25

    Rich Cimini

    With the 2013 season in the books, it's time to turn our attention to 2014. February is a critical month because it involves prep for free agency, the scouting combine and, ultimately, the draft. On Monday, the waiver period opened, meaning teams ...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  3. Jets' D is good, but not near Seattle's best

    Rich Cimini

    Good news for the New York Jets: The Seattle Seahawks delivered an emphatic reminder that great defense still matters in the offensive-minded NFL. Bad news for the Jets: Their defense, the foundation of the team, isn't close to that of the Seahawk...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  4. 10 plays that shaped the season (No. 4)

    Rich Cimini

    We're counting down the 10 most important plays of the New York Jets' season. After presenting numbers six through 10 in one post, we'll take it one at a time from five to one. No. 4: Antonio Allen's pick six against Tom Brady The second-year s...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  5. Final playing-time breakdown: DB

    Rich Cimini

    Finishing up our analysis of 2013 playing time: Total defensive snaps: 1,100 Secondary: Dawan Landry -- 1,081 snaps/98 percent Antonio Cromartie -- 1,064 snaps/97 percent Dee Milliner -- 722 snaps/66 percent Antonio Allen -- 534 sna...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  6. Ed Reed of New York Jets defended his play

    Rich Cimini

    Ed Reed believes critics are out to get him because he's Ed Reed.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  7. Green Day: (Ed) Reed it and weep

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- I'm on record as saying Ed Reed was a good signing for the New York Jets. I was wrong. More importantly, so were the Jets. The future Hall of Famer has made zero impact in three games. Truth be told, Reed could be hurting the...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  8. Green Day: Breaking out Buddy Ryan drills

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- How do you attack the New York Jets' defense? Go deep. The Jets have allowed 18 pass plays of more than 30 yards, and Rex Ryan is fed up. This week, it will be a major point of emphasis in practice. "We're pulling in the o...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  9. Ed Reed to start at safety

    Rich Cimini

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Well, that didn't take long. Despite only two practices with the New York Jets, newly-signed safety Ed Reed will start Sunday against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. He will play alongside former Baltimore Ravens t...

    Blog | November 17, 2013
  10. Reed's potential impact on playing time

    Rich Cimini

    Newly signed safety Ed Reed will have a "defined role" Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, said New York Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman, adding: "We're going to use him in situations where we feel like he can help us be successful." Presu...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  11. Green Day: Eye-opening comparisons

    Rich Cimini

    This is for all the stat geeks out there -- our bye week respite from the usual morning offering. The NFL compiles a stat sheet that shows how teams perform when specific players are on and off the field, breaking it down by average yards per pass...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  12. Smashmouth is Jets' only hope vs. Saints

    Rich Cimini

    . FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets can upset the New Orleans Saints on Sunday -- yes, they can -- but they have to play the game on their terms. It has to be a street fight, old-school football, a game in the trenches. It can't be a basketbal...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  13. Brees says 700 yards a 'slight exaggeration'

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Drew Brees laughed over the phone. The New Orleans Saints quarterback was asked Wednesday to respond to Rex Ryan's statement from Monday, the one where he said Brees will throw for 700 yards if the New York Jets' pass defense...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  14. Two-minute drill: Antonio Allen

    Rich Cimini

    Our weekly Q&A is with New York Jets safety Antonio Allen. He's a second-year player who made his first career interception last week and returned it for a touchdown, the biggest play in the upset of the New England Patriots: Did your eyes get...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  15. Film review: Coples' busy right arm

    Rich Cimini

    One last look at the New York Jets' 30-27 OT win over the New England Patriots: Quinton Coples' right arm became a talked about body part Tuesday, with speculation swirling (thanks to Bill Belichick) that he used it to push teammate Muhammad Wilke...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  16. Green Day: Starting to get special

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Overshadowed by Geno Smith's late-game heroics Monday night was the performance of the New York Jets' special teams. In many ways, it was the breakout game under new special teams coordinator Ben Kotwica. There was Antoni...

    Blog | October 11, 2013