Tag: alan faneca

  • Editorial

    Ex-Jets Nominees for the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021

    130 Modern-Era nominees are eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021, including ten ex-New York Jets. The nominees’ list will be shortened to 25 semifinalists in November 2020, and the final 15 will be announced in January 2021. Whether any of the ex-Jets can make the final list is yet to…

    September 25, 2020

  • Editorial

    Jets offensive line: from best to worst

    The Gang Green's offensive line was considered to be one of the best in the league just a few years ago. The unit that featured once a perennial Pro Bowler C Nick Mangold and his fellow first round draft pick OT D'Brickashaw Ferguson was young and fearsome, capable of both pass protecting and run blocking.…

    January 13, 2014

  • Jets Player Release

    Jets cut Alan Faneca

    According to several sources, the New York Jets released OG Alan Faneca, a 9-time Pro Bowler who joined the Gang Green in 2008 as a free agent. In 2008 Faneca signed a 5-year contract worth $40M, which included $21M in guaranteed money. His playing level noticeably degraded at the end of last season and the…

    April 24, 2010

  • NFL Draft

    Jets select Vladimir Ducasse in round 2

    The New York Jets selected OG Vladimir Ducasse from the University of Massachusetts with their #61 overall pick in the second round. Ducasse, 6'4", 334lbs, has relatively little experience playing football, as he began playing only in 2003 after arriving in the Unisted States from Haiti. The University of Massachusetts product, however, compensates his lack…

    April 23, 2010

  • Jets Playoffs

    Jets declare inactives for Wild Card Game

    The New York Jets have declared QB Kevin O'Connell, CB Donald Strickland, RB Chauncey Washington, LB Ryan Fowler, OG Matt Slauson, DE Ropati Pitoitua and LB Marques Murrell as inactive for today's Wild Card Game against the Cincinnati Bengals. QB Eric Ainge is #3 emergency quarterback. MLB David Harris is active and expected to start.…

    January 9, 2010

  • Jets Regular Season

    Three Jets go to Pro Bowl

    C Nick Mangold, OG Alan Faneca and CB Darrelle Revis will represent the New York Jets in the 2010 Pro Bowl, which will be played on Sunday, January 31, 2010 at Dolphin Stadium. 12-year veteran OG Alan Faneca will make his ninth consecutive Pro Bowl trip and his second as a Jet. C Nick Mangold…

    December 29, 2009

  • Injuries

    Jets vs. Buccaneers final injury report

    As we have known for a few days now, rookie QB Mark Sanchez will miss his Sunday's game against Tampa Bay due to a knee injury. Sanchez suffered a sprained PCL last Thursday against the Buffalo Bills. QB Kellen Clemens will start in Sanchez' place. Sanchez, CB Dwight Lowery (ankle) and OG Robert Turner (knee)…

    December 11, 2009

  • Injuries

    Jets place Larry Izzo on IR

    The New York Jets placed special teams ace LB Larry Izzo on injured reserve, ending his season and probably career as well. The 14-year veteran, one of Mike Westhoff's favorites, was in his first season with the Jets after spending 8 seasons with New England and 5 with Miami. He recorded 7 tackles for the…

    December 10, 2009

  • Jets Preseason

    Sanchez to start against Ravens, Faneca has surgery

    Rookie QB Mark Sanchez will be the starting quarterback against the Baltimore Ravens in the nationally televised game on Monday, August 24. The announcement was made earlier today by head coach Rex Ryan. This is going to be a real test for the rookie, as he'll be facing one of the best defensive units in…

    August 16, 2009

  • Morning Stream

    Morning Stream - Ryan to choose QB by Giants game

    While the battle between QB Mark Sanchez and QB Kellen Clemens is still going on, head coach Rex Ryan shed some light yesterday on when it could be over. Ryan said that the competition could be over before the preseason game against the New York Giants on August 29th. Neither quarterback has looked impressive thus…

    August 6, 2009