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  1. 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
  2. New York Jets Calvin Pryor will challenge for defensive rookie of...

    Ashley Fox

    Calvin Pryor has earned many nicknames, but by the end of the 2014 season, Pryor will have another title: defensive rookie of the year, Ashley Fox writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  3. Howard: Broadway Joe and Johnny Football following parallel paths...

    Johnette Howard

    Johnny Manziel's life is following a track parallel to the one Joe Namath walked, Johnette Howard writes. Does Broadway Joe have any thoughts for the young QB?

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Jets approve of 'Sons of Anarchy' nickname

    Matt Ehalt

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- There are differing versions of how the New York Jets' trio of Muhammad Wilkerson, Sheldon Richardson and Damon "Snacks" Harrison found out that fans had dubbed them "Sons of Anarchy" for their dominating play and last names tha...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  6. Fans name D-line the 'Sons of Anarchy'

    Mike Mazzeo

    The New York Jets' young and impressive defensive line -- composed of Muhammad Wilkerson, Damon Harrison and Sheldon Richardson -- is being called the "Sons of Anarchy." Where the nickname started, we're not exactly certain. But we like it. And we...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  7. 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
  8. Jets sink further into abyss

    James Walker

    I have a new nickname for the New York Jets after all that's happened the past two weeks. Call them the "Bad News Jets." Whether it's on the field or off, New York continues to stumble over itself and sink further into the abyss. The latest bad...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  9. New York Jets' Aaron Maybin living up to Mayhem nickname

    Jane McManus

    Aaron "Mayhem" Maybin is rewarding the Jets for believing in him.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2011
  10. Shawne Merriman of Buffalo Bills put on IR with Achilles injury

    The lights have been turned off on Buffalo Bills linebacker Shawne Merriman's season.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  11. 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
  12. Young receivers money for Steelers

    James Walker

    PITTSBURGH -- Mike Wallace has a nickname for Steelers teammate and rookie receiver Antonio Brown. "You saw him with the game on the line; you saw 'Young Money,'" a jubilant Wallace said after Pittsburgh's 31-24 divisional playoff win over the Bal...

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  13. Former AFL star Cookie Gilchrist dies of cancer at 75

    Former AFL star fullback Cookie Gilchrist has died of cancer at 75.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  14. New York Jets' secondary must get production from Dwight Lowery, ...

    Johnette Howard

    If Revis and Cromartie aren't tested, the burden will be on the Jets' 'Other Guys.'

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  15. 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
  16. Mark Sanchez leads New York Jets to Miracle in Motown

    Rob Parker

    Mark Sanchez lived up to his 'Sanchise' nickname in win over Lions.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2010