Kristian Dyer

Jets: 3 things we learned in a crushing, season-ending loss to Bills

It is now five years without the playoffs for the New York Jets, a 22-17 loss at the Buffalo Bills on Sunday dashing their postseason dreams. A day that started with the Jets controlling their own destiny now sees them heading to the golf courses yet again.The Jets came into Sunday’s game against...

Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 2:38pm

Creators of mobile app Wynd takes Jets-Pats trash talk to new level

Well, this takes trash talk to a whole new level.New York Jets fans refer to New England Patriots fans as 'trash' and garbage' on a routine basis. Such is the nature of sports.Sunday,Jets fans took the whole garbage thing quite literally. Andwith it, trash talk has been re-defined.On Sunday morning...

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 2:25am

Jets: 3 things we learned in a monumental OT win over the Patriots

After years of receivingcoal in their stocking, New York Jets fans finally got a gift -Sunday's 26-20 overtime win over the New England Patriots - reinstating their belief in Santa Claus. It was a deflating loss for the Patriots to their divisional rival as the Jets, who with a win in Week 17will...

Monday, December 28, 2015 - 6:42am

Jets: 3 things to watch for vs. Patriots (kickoff, start time - TV channel)

The New York Jets are playing meaningful football in December. Looks like Santa has come early for fans of the team this year.This Sunday (1 p.m. kickoff, CBS), the Jets would take a huge step forward in their push for the playoffs with a win over the New England Patriots, a win that would not only...

Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 6:31pm

Carlos Vela may be MLS -bound

Carlos Vela could be Major League Soccerbound but the Mexican international won't be making a move until the summer of 2016 at the earliest.A league source tellsMetrothat the 26-year old attacker forReal Sociedad has genuine interest from several MLS clubs but that any potential move won't happen...

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 2:56am

Rutgers' next assistant? Perhaps NJ's Bobby Acosta

Rutgers football fans hoping for their still-being-constructed coaching staff to finally take on a local favor might not have to wait too much longer. Bobby Acosta, a born inQueens, N.Y. but raised in North Jersey, a man who played his college football in South Jersey at Rowan, might be one the...

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 11:05pm

New York Cosmos to receive academy status from US Soccer

The New York Cosmos are breaking the mold, the NASL champions looking to ensure their future. Metro has learned the club has receivedacademystatus via US Soccer.In a move expected to be announced this week, sources say the Cosmos have achieved the highest recognition for their youth system that the...

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 5:27am

Superstitions fueling success of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets

Unlike the Biblical Samson, who when his hair was cut lost his epic strength, a little trim seems to give New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick some power. And it is also giving his team some wins as well.Four weeks ago, Fitzpatrick got a haircut and trimmed his grizzly, Civil War-esque beard...

Saturday, December 19, 2015 - 12:48am

Former Rutgers, Jets LB Westerman making mark in CFL

MARTINSVILLE, N.J. -- Not a bad first season in the Canadian Football League for Jamaal Westerman, the former New York Jets linebacker and a standout at Rutgers who enjoyed a star-studded debut year north of the border.Team MVP. Team Defensive MVP. Top Canadian in the Western Conference. Runner-up...

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 9:04am

NYJetsFans.com designs 'EmPryor Strikes Back' - Star Wars T-shirt

And to think, a year agoNew York Jets fans were likening Calvin Pryor to being a bust, this after the rookie safety struggled for spells last year. But now he not only has earned their praise.He's apparently out of this world.And worthy of being memorialized in fashion.On Wednesday, while...

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 12:43am

Jets - Titans: What we learned in a 30-8 New York win

Fear the trim.The New York Jets are now 3-0 since quarterback Ryan Fitzpatricktrimmedhis beard, improving to 8-5 on the season with a 30-8 win over the haplessTennesseeTitans.Three first half touchdown passes from Fitzpatrick keyed a strong start for the Jets, who scored 27 unanswered in the first...

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 2:48am

'Predictalator' gives Jets ugly odds at making the playoffs

The New York Jets are currently 7-5, a two-game winning streak lifting a team whose season hung in the balance just a couple weeks before.Last week in an overtime comeback win over the New York Giants, the Jets were given a 1percent chance to win late in the game. Turns out they defied odds and...

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 8:01pm

Watered-down product a real concern for MLS when it comes to expansion

MLS is growing, perhaps a bit too fast critics will say and that can create a major problem for the league. With news this past weekend out of MLS Cup that the league will expand to 28teams, there are concerns that the product on the field will be diluted.Which will lead, a league source said, to...

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 7:52pm

Jets - Titans: 3 things to watch for (kickoff time, TV channel)

Back from the abyss, the New York Jets (7-5) are once again a playoff team, now riding a two-game winning streak. It is the team’s first two-game win streak since the season’s first two games.Two more wins in the final month might let them sneak in, but there are tiebreakers in place with the...

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 4:49am

MLS has truly grown into the 'Major Leagues' of soccer

Doug Logan is sitting in his office, talking about his adventures from the early days of MLS. He's looking at a picture from 20 years ago, an image that dates back to the league'sinauguralseason. The nostalgia crackles through the phone line as hedescribesa photo on his wall.It is a photo of Logan...

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 1:35am

Jets: 3 things to watch for in showdown vs. Giants (start - kickoff time, TV channel)

By Sunday afternoon (1 p.m. kickoff, CBS), the New York Jets game at the New York Giants will be hyped more ways than imaginable. It will be crosstown rivals meeting for the first time in the regular season since 2011, two teams in the same market battling for the heart of New York City.But more...

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 6:28pm

Doug Logan, former MLS commish, transitions to building homes for the homeless

Doug Logan mightjustbe one of the most influential men in the world of sports for the past quarter of acentury. Butnow 16 years removed from being the first commissioner of MLS, Logan is now workingfaraway from the playing fields and the bright lights and a league he helped build from scratch. His...

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 7:54am

Ryan Fitzpatrick on pace for one of greatest passing seasons in Jets franchise history

Ryan Fitzpatrick is enjoying a season that might just end up among the best in Jets history.The Jets are 6-5, smack dab in the middle of the race for the Wild Card and with an offense that is better than most expected. It is Fitzpatrick who is leading the way, especially for a passing offense that...

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 2:33am

Red Bulls out of MLS playoffs, but team is built for sustained success

HARRISON, N.J. -- A season that began on the brink ended one game short of MLS Cup with the New York Red Bulls ousted from the Eastern Conference Finals, winning the second leg 1-0 over the Columbus Crew but losing on aggregateon Sunday night.For a few brief moments it seemed like a season that...

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 8:25pm

Jets: 3 things we learned in big win over Dolphins

An offensive explosion from the Jets pushed them right back into the AFC Wild Card picture with a 38-20 home win over the Dolphins, giving them some much needed relief after a month of struggles.Four touchdown passes from quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, including two to wide receiver Brandon Marshall...

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 5:46am