A Time to Resume Pleasantries
The Jets and the Giants play in the regular season once every four years. So while it may not be a rivalry, there remains plenty to be excited about:
Three of the Jets' four regular season wins against the Giants have come when they were the road team. The Green & White will dress in their own locker room Sunday, but it’s an away game.
The Jets and Giants have met a dozen times in regular season play. Let's take a look back at some of the images:
In Addition to Annual Preseason Matchups Dating Back to the Yale Bowl in 1969, the Jets & Giants Have Met 12 Times During the Regular Season, Most Recently on Dec. 24, 2011
Sheldon Enters the (Jets) Spotlight
While attending Gateway Technical in high school, Sheldon Richardson was a 275-pounder who played all over the field including QB, WR and KR. Still a versatile performer, Richardson recently sat down with me and talked about his movement at DE, DT & OLB in 2015:
Henderson Raising the Roof
Veteran ILB Erin Henderson has earned a bigger role and our Randy Lange caught up with him after a practice this week. Henderson played awfully well in his last meeting with the Giants.
Pryor Delivering on Teams Too
Safety Calvin Pryor continues to make a difference on defense, but he also provided the key block on Jeremy Kerley's 58-yard punt return against the Dolphins. More from the coordinators.
The Other Side
WFAN reporter Paul Dottino provides some perspective on the Jets' upcoming opponent:
Brandon Marshall has six 100-yard games in 2015 and has scored in eight of 11 games. FanDuel provides the skinny on Week 13’s matchup at MetLife.
Decker Is the Jets' Walter Payton Man of the Year
Wideout Eric Decker and his wife, Jessie, are making a difference with Deckers Dogs and through anti-bullying awareness. "It's a great award, probably the biggest nomination I've gotten in my career," Decker said. "Getting to the Super Bowl, statistics, they're all great things, but I think the bigger picture is what you do outside the building."
Mo at Morton's
Muhammad Wilkerson, a Linden NJ native, isn't afraid to try new things as he continues to help provide scholarships for students in Union County:
Five One-Game SeasonsHeading into the weekend, there were five teams in the AFC with 6-5 records.* *How do the Jets get to 7-5? I examine in my latest Q&A.