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  1. Tom Brady almost drafted by Jets? Bill Parcells says it wasn't a ...

    Rich Cimini

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Former New York Jets coach Bill Parcells shot down a report that said a Jets scout implored him to pick Tom Brady in the sixth round of the 2000 draft. "I have no, absolutely no recollection of that," Parcells said Thursday du...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  2. Things we learned about the Jets

    Rich Cimini

    A few takeaways on the New York Jets' 31-17 loss to the Denver Broncos: 1. Well, at least they made it a 60-minute fight. But as Bill Parcells used to say, you don't get medals for trying. 2. If you expected the Jets' offense to be above prolon...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  3. Bill Parcells says he wouldn't bench Geno Smith for missing meeti...

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells sided with Rex Ryan, not Herm Edwards, on the Geno Smith missed-meeting debate. Parcells said he wouldn't have benched Smith for failing to show for the team meeting last Saturday night in San Di...

    Blog | October 09, 2014
  4. Epic '64 draft: One of the best ever

    Rich Cimini

    This is the 50th anniversary of perhaps the greatest draft in NFL history -- 1964, which produced a record 11 Pro Football Hall of Famers. I spoke to 6 of the 10 surviving members of that class, including Bill Parcells (a Detroit Lions draft pick) fo...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  5. 1964 NFL draft included 11 Hall of Famers

    Rich Cimini

    Fifty years later, the amazing 1964 draft, which produced 11 Hall of Famers, is worth remembering, writes Rich Cimini.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  6. Our mini-mock draft, version1.0

    Rich Cimini

    The NFL draft is rapidly approaching, so let's fire off a mock draft. It won't be the last. As Bill Parcells used to say, "I reserve the right to change my mind." I'll cut if off with the New York Jets' pick at 18. Here goes: 1. Houston Texans -- ...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  7. Jets could use leader like Derek Jeter

    Rich Cimini

    My first reaction to the Derek Jeter announcement? He's right; it's time to go. Jeter has been around so long that -- pardon the crossover into football -- he came up with the New York Yankees when Rich Kotite was the coach of the New York Jets...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  8. What if Peyton had joined the Jets?

    Rich Cimini

    Cue the dream sequence. NEWARK, N.J. -- Peyton Manning arrives at the Prudential Center for Super Bowl XLVIII media day, sharing a few laughs with his coach, Rex Ryan, as he walks to his designated interview podium. Manning, wearing a white and gr...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  9. Film Review: Jets get skunked by Panthers

    Rich Cimini

    One last look back at the New York Jets' 30-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers: I heard this expression a long time ago (I think it came from Bill Parcells), and it applies to one element of the game: How many times do you need to get hit in the fac...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  10. Upon Further Review: Jets Week 2

    Rich Cimini

    An examination of five hot issues from the New York Jets' 13-10 loss to the New England Patriots: 1. Geno, meet adversity: Bill Parcells used to say the true test of a quarterback's mettle comes after he has a bad game, when he steps into the hudd...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  11. Crunching the QB stats: Neck and neck

    Rich Cimini

    You know the famous NFL Films clip, when Bill Parcells walks over to his dog-tired linemen on the bench and tries to rally them by barking, "This is why you lift all them weights"? Well, file this blog entry under, "This is why we keep all them st...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  12. Bill Parcells' legacy with New York Jets includes question 'What ...

    Rich Cimini

    Hall of Fame-bound Bill Parcells made the Jets relevant. Then he was gone.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  13. Ryan: HOF-bound Parcells a mentor

    Rich Cimini

    CORTLAND, N.Y. -- One of the most influential figures in Jets history, Bill Parcells, will be inducted Saturday into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The current coach, Rex Ryan, considers Parcells a mentor. Ryan got to know Parcells in 2008 when R...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  14. Parcells' best came with Jets

    Rich Cimini

    Bill Parcells won two Super Bowls and an AFC championship in his legendary career, but he believes his best coaching performance occurred in an 8-8 season -- 1999, his final year as the Jets' coach. The Jets, who entered the season with Super Bowl...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  15. Day 1 recap: Defense takes a couple of hits

    Rich Cimini

    A few takeaways on Day 1 of free agency: 1. SLIM PICKINGS: To use an old Bill Parcells expression, the Jets' defense resembles a turkey carcass the day after Thanksgiving. There's not much left. (I'm pretty sure Parcells used the turkey analogy to...

    Blog | March 12, 2013
  16. Tuna goes to Canton: Reactions

    Rich Cimini

    Bill Parcells, who coached the Jets from 1997 to 1999 and served as their general manager in 2000, was selected Saturday night to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Reaction immediately started pouring in from his former teams. As of 7:30 p.m., the Jets ...

    Blog | February 02, 2013