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  1. For an encore, 'Big Snacks' wants sacks

    Rich Cimini

    Damon "Big Snacks" Harrison earned his nickname, one of the best in sports, because he loves to eat. But you can't do what he's done, overcoming a snub at every level of football, with an appetite limited to food. Harrison always wants more for hi...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  2. Sheldon to Sapp: Forget sophomore jinx

    Rich Cimini

    CORTLAND, N.Y. -- Sheldon Richardson's new nickname around the New York Jets is "D-Roy," as in NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Cute, right? Not everyone is a D-Roy fan. He believes there are "haters out there," and one of them apparently is loudmou...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  3. Two-minute drill: Damon Harrison

    Rich Cimini

    Our weekly Q&A is with New York Jets nose tackle Damon Harrison, who has one of the best nicknames in the NFL -- "Big Snacks." Defensive line coach Karl Dunbar gave him the name because of his voracious appetite. Two years ago, you were a rela...

    Blog | December 28, 2013
  4. New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson has been completely dominant an...

    Rich Cimini

    Muhammad Wilkerson has been dominant and under the radar this year.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  5. Maybin's vanity plate: "Mayhem"

    Rich Cimini

    So now we know how Aaron Maybin got his nickname, Mayhem. He coined it himself. "I think that's what is on his license plate, so he did that to himself," Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine cracked Thursday. Maybin didn't create much mayhem...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  6. New York Jets' Joe McKnight gets last chance to leave mark

    Rich Cimini

    Speed back Joe McKnight has a chance to make his case against the Eagles.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  7. Introducing ... the Flight Boys

    Rich Cimini

    In Washington, they had the Smurfs and the Posse. In Denver, they had the Three Amigos. Miami had the Marks Brothers. Now the New York Jets have a nickname for their receiving corps, and it was coined by the receivers themselves. The Flight Boys. ...

    Blog | November 23, 2010