• Jets CEO Christopher Johnson backs ‘brilliant’ Adam Gase

    Jets CEO Christopher Johnson backs ‘brilliant’ Adam Gase

    Jets fans may not want to hear it, but CEO and chairman Christopher Johnson voiced his full support for coach Adam Gase on Wednesday. “I have full confidence in Adam,” Johnson told reporters. “I’ve seen him interact with this team. I’ve seen him lead this team. Look back to last year, he took a team …
  • The chilling Sam Darnold comparison that should scare Jets

    The chilling Sam Darnold comparison that should scare Jets

    We keep waiting on Sam Darnold. Waiting for the Jets quarterback to take that next step. Waiting for him to play with consistency. Waiting for him to become what everyone expected when he was the USC quarterback and lit up the Rose Bowl that day against Penn State. But what if we are just left …
  • Jets miss CJ Mosley the most in a truly disturbing performance

    Jets miss CJ Mosley the most in a truly disturbing performance

    BUFFALO – The Bills rolled over the Jets 27-17 on Sunday to open the 2020 season in a game that was not as close as the final score. Here are some thoughts and observations from the game: 1. The most disturbing part of this game was just how uncompetitive the Jets were in the first …
  • Jets’ dismal showing should leave you fearing the worst

    Jets’ dismal showing should leave you fearing the worst

    ORCHARD PARK — Well, that was something And, yes: maybe the first Monday of football season is the home office for overreaction, and maybe teams that look like Super Bowl shoo-ins in Week 1 aren’t always as good as they seem, and maybe teams that look like tomato cans in Week 1 don’t always follow …
  • Sam Darnold looks lost in alarming Jets performance

    Sam Darnold looks lost in alarming Jets performance

    When Bills 27, Jets 17 was mercifully over, Sam Darnold did what franchise quarterbacks old and young are supposed to do, even on a day when everyone around him, starting right from the start with Adam Gase, was seeing ghosts. But still, it was 21-3 at the half and Darnold’s lack of poise and accuracy, …
  • Jets report card: This was ugly in every way

    Jets report card: This was ugly in every way

    Grading the Jets after their 27-17 loss to the Bills on Sunday. Offense The Jets new-look offense looked an awful lot like their old-look offense. Adam Gase’s unit had six three-and-outs, including their first three drives. They managed just 254 total yards and only 53 plays. QB Sam Darnold (15 of 35, 215 yards, 1 TD, …
  • Jets look downright horrendous in Week 1 loss to Bills

    Jets look downright horrendous in Week 1 loss to Bills

    ORCHARD PARK — The Bills did not sit their starters this time. Buffalo rolled over the Jets 27-17 to open the 2020 season at Bills Stadium, where the Jets were victorious here to end the 2019 season in a game the Bills rested many of their key players for the playoffs. This time, the Bills …
  • Jets history shows Sam Darnold Year 3 could go either way

    Jets history shows Sam Darnold Year 3 could go either way

    ORCHARD PARK — What we know about Sam Darnold so far is a whisper here, a whisker there, a sign of hope over here, a spasm of concern over there. In two years as a starting quarterback, he has shown just enough skill to get the imagination whirring and displayed just enough worrisome tendencies to …
  • Jets expecting this opener against Bills to be different

    Jets expecting this opener against Bills to be different

    ORCHARD PARK — Different year, same opponent. And the Jets are hoping a different result. The Jets open the season against the Bills for the second straight year, kicking off their season Sunday at Bills Stadium. A year ago, the Jets had a 16-0 lead in Week 1 at MetLife Stadium. Then, they collapsed in …
  • ‘It’s close’: Inside the Daniel Jones vs. Sam Darnold debate

    ‘It’s close’: Inside the Daniel Jones vs. Sam Darnold debate

    He was selected near the top of the NFL draft and thrust into a floundering franchise in New York. He already has endured a coaching change, learned a new offense and mixed moments of brilliance with head-scratching turnovers. He says all the right things when controversy swirls, factors heavily into all team personnel decisions and …