Jets need road win against Titans to remain in playoff contention
The New York Jets will try to keep their slim playoff hopes alive when they take on the Tennessee Titans tonight at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. Even though the Jets are just 6-7, they still have a shot at getting into the postseason, although it most likely will require them to win out and get some help along the way. The Titans (4-9) have already been eliminated from playoff contention, but are looking to finish the season strong and build some momentum headed into an offseason that could feature a fair amount of changes within the organization.
Monday Night Football should feature a physical AFC clash.
Two contrasting AFC teams will meet on Monday Night Football when the New York Jets host the Houston Texans at 8:30 pm EST on ESPN. The Texans are off to a stellar start, standing at 4-0 and topping their opponents by a combined 70 points on the year. On the other hand, the Jets enter the game at 2-2 but have been outscored 81-33 since their Week 1 victory over the Bills.
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Athlon Sports built the NFL’s Ultimate Quarterback in the September issue of our monthly magazine. Now we take a shot at building the NFL’s Worst Quarterback, pulling together the worst attributes from the league's QBs.
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A look at every NFL game for Week 16, with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.
A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 16, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan:
Texans (10-4) at Colts (1-13)
In Week 1, Houston handed Indianapolis its first of 13 consecutive losses, with a 34–7 blowout. But the Colts ride into this Thursday nighter fresh off their first victory, while the Texans had their seven-game win streak snapped. Texans by 6
Is the Victoria's Secret Supermodel dating the NY Jets quarterback?
Kate Upton, the Victoria's Secret and SI Swimsuit supermodel who's sometimes (OK, a lot of times) referred to as the hottest woman in the universe may or may not be dating New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez.
But all signs point to them being an item.
And even better, they seem to be trying to keep their budding romance a secret because Mark Sanchez has been making numerous late-night visits to Kate Upton's apartment building.
Some of these NFL Super Bowl contenders are pretenders
There are contenders and there are pretenders, and sometimes this late in the season it’s impossible to separate the two. One moment a team like the Buffalo Bills can look like the best team in the AFC East. The next their fast start can fall like a house of cards.
The New York Jets quarterback hasn't been great, but he should put up points on Thursday
Through byes and injuries, New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is left as the ninth-best starting QB playing this week (if Michael Vick missed Week 11 with his broken ribs). Sanchez averages 16.08 fantasy points per game.