August 2011


NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NFL and the players' union are donating US$1 million to memorials and charities to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Rex Ryan is right - the Jets own New York. The game finally happened Monday night, August 29, at 7:00 p.m. It was rescheduled twice due to Hurricane Irene. From a fan's perspective, the game was worth the wait--as far as preseason games go.
Rex Ryan came into this season believing the New York Jets can win a trophy. He settled for the big bronzed Snoopy on Monday night after beating the Giants 17-3 for the New York metropolitan area preseason bragging rights. However the one he really wants is called Lombardi, and he knows the Jets need to improve between now and February to pick it up.
Brandon Jacobs and Muhammad Wilkerson turned a snoozer into a slugfest. The New York Giants running back and Jets rookie defensive end were ejected from the teams' preseason game Monday night -- a 17-3 win by the Jets -- after taking swings at each other. After Mario Manningham's 7-yard catch with 8:37 left in the third quarter, Wilkerson and Jacobs shoved each other.
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Sports Writer
The New York Jets' offense still has a long way to go.
Mark Sanchez threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Santonio Holmes and the Jets capitalized on two big special teams plays to defeat the Giants 17-3 Monday night in a preseason game delayed two days by Tropical Storm Irene's devastating visit to the New York metropolitan area.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs and Jets rookie defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson have been ejected from the teams' pre-season game after taking swings at each other.
Updated at 9:03 p.m. ET, Monday, Aug. 29 Note: UFA means unrestricted free agent; RFA means restricted free agent;...
Power outages from Tropical Storm Irene forced the New England Patriots out of their home stadium for practice on Monday. When they return, safety James Sanders won't be with them.

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