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  1. Take 5: Reasons to hope

    Rich Cimini

    Our "Take 5" series continues with an optimistic view of the upcoming season -- reasons to get excited about 2013: 1. The hunger is back: Let's face it, the Jets got complacent after back-to-back appearances in the AFC Championship Game. They had ...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  2. New York Jets midseason report card: Grading Gang Green

    Rich Cimini

    Midterm Grades: If the Jets keep falling apart, someone will pay with their job.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2012
  3. New York Jets -- Mark Sanchez, Santonio Holmes still experiencing...

    Rich Cimini

    Sanchez and Holmes return to the scene of their New Year's Day debacle.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Steelers 27, Jets 10

    Rich Cimini

    PITTSBURGH -- The Jets flipped the script from the 2010 AFC Championship Game. This time, it was a good start and a lousy finish, adding up to another loss to the Steelers, 27-10, at Heinz Field. What it means: The Jets dropped to 1-1, falling int...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  5. Halftime: Steelers 13, Jets 10

    Rich Cimini

    PITTSBURGH -- Quick observations on the first half. 1. The Jets played well. Without star CB Darrelle Revis (concussion), they did a good job of limiting big plays. Unlike the AFC Championship Game here two years ago, they didn't sleep walk throu...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  6. Revisiting nightmare AFC title game

    Rich Cimini

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- As much as it pains them, the Jets will study the tape from the previous meeting against the Steelers -- yes, the 2010 AFC Championship Game. "You absolutely go back and see what they had success against you with," Rex Ryan s...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  7. New York Jets' Rex Ryan says he's dropped 106 pounds

    Rich Cimini

    More than two years after undergoing lap-band surgery, Jets coach Rex Ryan happily announced Thursday that he has dropped 106 pounds and, at 242, actually weighs less than Tim Tebow.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  8. Happy Anniversary, Super Bowl XXI!

    Rich Cimini

    Quick hits on the Giants' 39-20 victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXI -- 25 years ago today. 1. This was special for the Giants because it was their first trip to the Super Bowl -- their first championship game since 1963. It was parti...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  9. Deja vu for Kyle Williams

    Rich Cimini

    Kyle Williams has been there before. In his final season at Arizona State, 2009, Williams muffed a punt that cost his team the game -- and the circumstances were eerily similar to the NFC Championship Game. Check it out: In college, facing arch...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  10. X's and O's: Inside the Giants' victory

    Rich Cimini

    SAN FRANCISCO -- There's something about the New York Giants that makes their opponents forget who they are. Let's call it the Schottenheimer Schyndrome, and the San Francisco 49ers were infected by it Sunday night in the NFC Championship Game. ...

    Blog | January 23, 2012
  11. New York Giants -- Unsung players Jacquain Williams and Devin Tho...

    Rich Cimini

    The play of Jacquain Williams and Devin Thomas was key for the Giants.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2012
  12. Halftime thoughts: Giants 10, Niners 7

    Rich Cimini

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Thoughts and observations on the first half -- a 10-7 Giants lead over the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game: 1. You wanted a rock 'em, sock 'em game? You got it. This was old-school football, with two strong defenses, hard hitti...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  13. Ex-Jets Ellis, Ihedigbo savor title shot

    Rich Cimini

    Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesShaun Ellis is one win away from the Super Bowl ... again.To paraphrase Rex Ryan, Shaun Ellis and James Ihedigbo are Same Old ex-Jets -- back in the AFC Championship Game. Except this time, they're playing for the enemy Patr...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  14. New York Jets extended Brian Schottenheimer during offseason

    Rich Cimini

    The New York Jets quietly extended the contract of offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer this offseason.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2011
  15. New York Jets eager to erase memories of two AFC title-game losse...

    Rich Cimini

    The Jets are eager to erase memories of falling just one win short of Super Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  16. Rapid Reaction: Texans 20, Jets 16

    Rich Cimini

    Thoughts from the Jets' 20-16 loss to the Texans in a preseason version of "Monday Night Football." WHAT IT MEANS: Seven months after their crushing loss to the Steelers in the AFC Championship Game, the Jets began another Super Bowl quest Monday ...

    Blog | August 15, 2011