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Staff Picks: Early Super Bowl Picks

Staff Picks: Early Super Bowl Picks

By WSN Staff

September 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The WSN staff makes their early predictions as to who will take home professional football's ultimate prize.

NFL Preview: Giants and Jets

NFL Preview: Giants and Jets

By Brandon Herrera, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

At long last, football is back. With week one in the books, New Yorkers have plenty of reasons to be excited after a blowout win for the Jets and an outing with some positives by the Giants. In the case of Jets fans can look forward to a brand new era of football for their team. A new head coach, Darre...

Jets, Giants have work to do in offseason

By Charles Surette, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

Both New York area teams have largely failed this season. What will it take to turn them around?

Despite past flaws, Jets show potential to rocket to playoffs

Despite past flaws, Jets show potential to rocket to playoffs

November 14, 2013


Filed under Sports

  When the New York Jets selected quarterback Geno Smith out of West Virginia University, he boldly claimed the Jets would make the playoffs come January. Many analysts and pundits said this was a ridiculous claim. The Jets were the laughingstock of the NFL and considered a circus. ESPN even...

New York football teams to benefit from NFL draft

New York football teams to benefit from NFL draft

April 29, 2013


Filed under Sports

The NFL draft has once again come and gone from Radio City Music Hall, with each NFL team looking to shore up its roster for the upcoming season with a fresh crop of rookies. For New York’s hometown teams, the Giants and the Jets, the 2013 draft represents an opportunity for both to return to compe...

Rex Ryan names Sanchez starting quarterback despite controversy

December 7, 2012


Filed under Sports

The morning of Dec. 5, 2012, Rex Ryan, head coach of the New York Jets, best known for his big personality and even bigger ego, named Mark Sanchez the team’s starting quarterback for next week. This decision is highly controversial; Ryan is often crireal viagraticized for his loyalty to Sanchez despite Sanchez...

Tough first half of the season for Giants and Jets alike

November 16, 2012


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The New York football scene stands on rocky ground. Both the Giants and the Jets are struggling in different ways and for different reasons. Over the past few weeks, both clubs have come under media and fan scrutiny over their lack of success. The Jets have been a team plagued with uncertainty and misfortune...

Rushing attacks will carry Jets to more victories

Rushing attacks will carry Jets to more victories

October 17, 2012


Filed under Sports

After watching the New York Jets dominate the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday en route to a 35-9 win, I learned a few things about the injury-ridden Jets. They can still play defense despite losing Darrelle Revis, Tim Tebow is the best punt protector in the league and Mark Sanchez is one of the best quarterbacks...

Giants deserve praise over lowly Jets

Giants deserve praise over lowly Jets

October 9, 2012


Filed under Sports

With just three weeks left in the 2012 National Football League regular season, the New York Jets seemed poised to make a run at the playoffs with an 8-5 record following a three-game win streak. On the other hand, the New York Giants were struggling, just barely stealing their seventh win in a three-point...

Shutout loss leaves Jets fans nervous

Shutout loss leaves Jets fans nervous

October 2, 2012


Filed under Sports

The Jets are 2-2 to start the season, but the standings don’t even begin to tell the whole story. The Jets are a struggling team right now, and fans are nervous that they will falter once again with Mark Sanchez at the helm. Gang Green is coming off of an abysmal 34-0 loss at home to the San Francisco...

Yanks, Jets face crucial matchups this week

Yanks, Jets face crucial matchups this week

September 28, 2012


Filed under Sports

The best part about this time of year is that there are plenty of exciting games to watch. Baseball season is coming to a close, with playoffs drawing nearer. European soccer has a fresh feel to it, as newly assembled teams get used to each other and start to get in rhythm. Of course, we can’t forget...

Jets and Giants kick-off an exciting season

September 12, 2012


Filed under Sports

Football is back. These three words are music to the ears of not only New York football fans but NFL fans everywhere. The Jets are coming off a season that proved to be a letdown after failing to make the playoffs with an 8-8 record. This season may prove to be different though, as Gang Green has added...