1:01 AM EDT, Wed July 23, 2014
Jets Creating Rewards Program for Ticket Holders

Jets Creating Rewards Program for Ticket Holders

Seth Walder reports on a new concept the Jets are instituting for fans with season tickets. The full list of rewards has not been released yet, but Super Bowl tickets and traveling to an away game with the team will be offered. Other examples of rewards are autographed photos or watching a game from the owner’s suite. Some of the higher end rewards will be redeemed through an auction system while others will have a fixed point price. The way the program is described, it sounds like points are earned for attending games. The program seems rather vague at this point. This is all nice,...
New York Daily News 1 hour ago
Mehta: Jets back in playoffs is Rex Ryan's hope

Mehta: Jets back in playoffs is Rex Ryan's hope

The playoff drought stands at exactly 1,278 days or 182 weeks or, depending on when you’re reading this, about 1.85 million painful minutes. Rex Ryan thinks about it all the time. The Jets have missed the postseason for three consecutive years.
Akron Beacon Journal 7 hours ago

Browns claim center Nick McDonald off waivers from Chargers

The Browns claimed center Nick McDonald off waivers today from the San Diego Chargers. The move is included on the NFL's official list of transactions. The Chargers waived McDonald, 27, on Monday with a non-football injury designation. He signed with the Chargers in January. The 6-foot-4, 305-pound McDonald entered the NFL in 2010 as an undrafted free agent with the Green Bay Packers. He spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons with the New England Patriots, starting three of 16 games in which he appeared. He sat out the entire 2013 season after the Patriots cut him in training camp.
Buffalo Rumblings 9 hours ago
Buffalo Bills sign Xavius Boyd, waive Darrin Kitchens

Buffalo Bills sign Xavius Boyd, waive Darrin Kitchens

In need of bodies at linebacker for training camp practices, the Bills waived/injured Darrin Kitchens on Tuesday, replacing him with fellow 2014 undrafted free agent Xavius Boyd. Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Darrin Kitchens was injured during a Monday afternoon training camp practice, and after missing Tuesday morning's session, the Bills have designated him as waived/injured. He is now off of the Bills' 90-man roster, and has been replaced by undrafted free agent linebacker Xavius Boyd. A Western Kentucky product, the 6'2", 239-pound Boyd was a member of the 2014 NFL Draft class, but...
The Phinsider 9 hours ago
Lebron James: a Godsend to the Miami Dolphins?

Lebron James: a Godsend to the Miami Dolphins?

The Miami Heat have been dealt a major blow with the news that star player Lebron James has decided to head back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Will this have an impact on the Dolphins? Lebron James has become a legend by turning the Miami Heat into a dynasty over such a short period of time.  After four years, four consecutive finals and two championships, James has decided to pack his bags and head back to much colder climes in his hometown of Cleveland. Whether or not the Heat continue their dominance remains to be seen.  While they still have a team capable of making the playoffs year...

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Boston Herald 47 mins ago
For Patriots new season starts now

For Patriots new season starts now

About six months from now when a newly immortalized organization soaks in its Super Bowl celebration, the collective group will think back upon the dirty work that led to its crowning moment.The Patriots hope today marks the beginning of that journey.
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago

Michael Sam on Tony Dungy: 'Thank God he wasn't the St. Louis Rams coach'

Rams rookie says he's not distracted by the comments
New York Post 1 hour ago

Rex Ryan and the Jets have playoffs on the brain

The Jets will arrive at training camp Wednesday in the familiar surroundings of SUNY-Cortland, but in a much different place than when they arrived there last year. Optimism is flowing...

Spikes: “The fans are die hard” – JMS 7/22

  It was an early morning practice for the team which was the first in pads, giving the offensive line a chance to block for a loaded backfield for the Bills. We discussed the top four backs for the team tonight, asking who will lead the Bills in rushing in 2014. The majority of the […]

Life lessons learned from a career in sports

Shula's changes, Riley's visions, Shaq's humor – lessons along the way It was during the Heat's playoff run, while Son No. 2 was making excuses for a speeding ticket, that in a parental fit of exasperation I said, "You have to own your mistake."

Quick hits around the Patriots

Some quick hits around the New England Patriots: Finch not expected to be sidelined for long. Rookie running back Roy Finch, the undrafted undersized jitterbug who looked shifty in spring camps, landed on the active/non-football injury list Monday but isn't expected to be there for an extended period. There has been no serious injury with Finch from the time he participated in spring camps to when rookies reported Sunday. This adds some context to his inclusion on the injured Patriots players list from Tuesday morning.

Jets offer rewards program for loyal fans

Being one of the most loyal Jets fans could possibly net you Super Bowl tickets or a flight on the team plane to an away game. The Jets are instituting a loyalty rewards program for their season-ticket holders, giving away items and experiences in exchange for points earned in several different ways: from attending games to causing opponents’ false starts.
New York Daily News 4 hours ago
Jets now have loyalty rewards program for season ticket holders

Jets now have loyalty rewards program for season ticket holders

Being a Jets fan has never been the most rewarding experience — at least not since Super Bowl III — but the team’s most loyal backers will finally have something to show for offering their support to Gang Green.

Sammy Watkins: best rookie WR in Madden ’15

While all of Bills nation is buzzing about the real Sammy Watkins, it seems they aren’t alone. The folks over at EA Sports have a high opinion of the Bills’ dynamic receiver as well. Graded out at an 80 when the Top 10 rookie ratings were unveiled, Watkins is the No. 1 rookie receiver in […]

Jets: Burning questions on eve of camp

You know the drill. The New York Jets' training camp opens Wednesday, which means there are questions. We've got answers. 1. When will Rex Ryan name his starting quarterback? Technically, we've been waiting 11 months, but that is an old story and this is no time to look back. The conventional approach is to name the starter after the third preseason game (Aug. 22 against the New York Giants), but it wouldn't be a surprise if Ryan moves up the timetable.

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