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  1. Jets draft analysis: Too early to say 'bust,' but it doesn't look...

    Rich Cimini

    Embattled general manager John Idzik has made it clear his philosophy is to build through the draft. Based on the early returns of the 2014 class -- a.k.a. the Idzik 12 -- the project might take longer than the construction on the Cross Bronx Express...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  2. Sunday notes: Jets' selection of Jalen Saunders a whiff for the a...

    Rich Cimini

    SAN DIEGO -- A look at what's going on around and inside the New York Jets: 1. The demise of Saunders:: Jalen Saunders never will be mentioned with Vernon Gholston and Blair Thomas as all-time draft busts, but his release was stunning in its own r...

    Blog | October 05, 2014
  3. Woody Johnson: 8-8 not good enough

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Another .500 season isn't going to cut it, as far as Woody Johnson is concerned. The New York Jets' owner didn't issue a playoffs-or-bust mandate, but he made it clear Wednesday he expects progress in 2014. "Eight-and-eight w...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  4. Woody Johnson turns up heat on Rex Ryan

    Rich Cimini

    If Rex Ryan didn't feel playoffs-or-bust pressure for 2014, he does now. New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, who only 10 months ago pleaded for "patience" from the fans, unwittingly turned up the heat on his coach Sunday at the NFL meetings in Orla...

    Blog | March 23, 2014
  5. If Rex goes, then '13 was playoffs or bust

    Rich Cimini

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- If Rex Ryan gets fired, it means his only chance of survival was to make the playoffs. It means his new boss, general manager John Idzik, never was interested in grading him on a curve. Ryan has done enough with the New...

    Blog | December 22, 2013
  6. Rex Report: Demario Davis no bust

    Rich Cimini

    CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Somehow, Rex Ryan got it into his mind that second-year LB Demario Davis was labeled a bust. Hey, sometimes coaches take a perceived slight and turn it into a rallying point. On Monday, Ryan delivered a strong defense of Davis, pred...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  7. New York Jets need Dee Milliner to reward GM John Idzik's risk

    Rich Cimini

    Dee Milliner, plagued by injury, must play like a top-10 for John Idzik's sake.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2013
  8. Take 5: Breakout players for 2013

    Rich Cimini

    Continuing out "Take 5" series ... here are our top breakout players for the coming season: 1. NT Kenrick Ellis: After two nondescript seasons, it's time for Ellis to bust out. The former third-round pick was slowed in his first two seasons by inj...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  9. Rex a Tebow fan -- still

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The Jets are getting pounded by critics who say the Tim Tebow Experiment is a bust, but Rex Ryan refused Wednesday to admit it's a failure. Tim Tebow #15 QB New York Jets 2012 STATS Att3 Comp2 Yds32 TD0 Int0 R...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  10. New York Jets -- Tim Tebow blockbuster deal looks like a bust

    Rich Cimini

    The Tebow deal has been a huge bust. And chances are he won't be back.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  11. Morning wake-up call: Day 15

    Rich Cimini

    CORTLAND, N.Y. -- After 10 days of practice, the Jets finally get to bust out of Cortland. The circus hits the road, as they fly to Cincinnati for Friday night's pre-season opener against the Bengals. There is no practice Thursday, only morning me...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  12. Mayock: Coples is all or nothing

    Rich Cimini

    Mike Mayock, the NFL Network's well-respected draft analyst, commented on the Jets' draft during an appearance on "The Rich Eisen Podcast." "(Quinton) Coples is boom or bust, and I've said it from day one," Mayock said of the Jets' first-round pic...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  13. Rapid Reaction: DE Coples in 1st round

    Rich Cimini

    PLAYER: Quinton Coples SCHOOL: North Carolina POSITION: DE HEIGHT: 6-foot-6 WEIGHT: 284 pounds What it means: This is a boom-or-bust pick by the Jets. Coples is a fantastic athlete with prototypical size for a 4-3 defensive end, but th...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  14. Scouting the Eagles

    Rich Cimini

    Quick hits on Sunday's opponent, the Eagles -- aka The Dream Team, one of the biggest busts of the season: 1. The Eagles are 8-0 against the Jets. The two teams play every summer in the preseason, but they haven't faced each other in the regular s...

    Blog | December 14, 2011
  15. New York Jets have found opposite of Vernon Gholston in Aaron May...

    Rich Cimini

    The Jets have found the exact opposite of Vernon Gholston in Aaron Maybin.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  16. Aaron Maybin re-signs with New York Jets

    Rich Cimini

    Linebacker Aaron Maybin has been re-signed by the New York Jets.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011