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Jets benched Jamal Adams after he ‘anticipated wrong’

Jets benched Jamal Adams after he ‘anticipated wrong’

A precedent has been set for the Jets that no matter how large your paycheck or how impressive your resume, if you’re not up to the task you could find yourself riding the pine. Though it was only for five snaps, Jets Pro Bowl safety Jamal Adams was benched during his team’s 23-3 loss to…

Adam Vinatieri says he never was considering retiring

Adam Vinatieri says he never was considering retiring

Turns out reports of the death of Adam Vinatieri’s career were exaggerated. Following a second straight week of struggle to start his 24th season, Vinatieri found retirement rumors begin to swirl. The NFL’s all-time leading scorer is preparing for Week 3, however, and talks of retirement were apparently unfounded. “None of us should assume stuff,”…

Jalen Ramsey: ‘Right now,’ I’m still member of Jaguars

Jalen Ramsey: ‘Right now,’ I’m still member of Jaguars

Jalen Ramsey wants out of Jacksonville but won’t trash teammates or the franchise to force the Jaguars’ hands. A day after news leaked that Ramsey requested a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars following brewing tensions with the organization, the talkative corner met with the media to get the questions out of the way. Ramsey didn’t…

Jets QB Trevor Siemian out for season with ankle injury

Jets QB Trevor Siemian out for season with ankle injury

The Jets will be rolling with Luke Falk under center for the foreseeable future. Coach Adam Gase announced Tuesday that Trevor Siemian will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a brutal ankle injury during the first half of Monday’s loss to the Cleveland Browns. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Siemian, who…

Tomlin believes Ben Roethlisberger will return for ’20

Tomlin believes Ben Roethlisberger will return for ’20

Just before the Steelers’ loss to the Seahawks on Sunday reached halftime, Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s season had reached its end. The veteran Pro Bowl signal-caller left Sunday’s contest with an elbow injury and by Monday it was announced he would have season-ending surgery. However, Roethlisberger released a statement that said, in part, he would…

Fins GM: Minkah Fitzpatrick felt it was time to move on

Fins GM: Minkah Fitzpatrick felt it was time to move on

Reconstruction was planned for the Miami Dolphins, but trading away 2018 first-round choice Minkah Fitzpatrick was never part of the original blueprints. Less than 24 hours after news broke that the Dolphins had dealt Fitzpatrick to the Steelers and shortly after the teams made the transaction official, Miami general manager Chris Grier clarified that Fitzpatrick’s…

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What is the true cost of the Ben Roethlisberger and Drew Brees injuries?

What is the true cost of the Ben Roethlisberger and Drew Brees injuries?

Injuries to major sports stars are often described as “costly,” but that assessment depends on the type of currency you’re using. Dollars and cents; wins and losses; or bruised feelings and the absence of hope? When the prognosis came down Monday ruling out Ben Roethlisberger for the season — the same day Drew Brees was…

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