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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2020, file photo, New York Jets running back Frank Gore runs with the ball during a practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Florham Park, N.J. Gore took his first NFL snaps as a pro with the San Francisco 49ers in 2005 in what seems like a lifetime ago for the NFL’s third-leading rusher. It all comes full circle for the 37-year-old Gore on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, when his Jets host the team with which he began his career 16 years ago. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)

Full circle for Jets' Gore with facing familiar foe in 49ers

Sep. 18, 2020 5:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Gore took his first snap as a pro in what seems like a lifetime ago. And in the physical, not-for-long nature of the NFL, it might as well have been. Mike Nolan was the coach of the San Francisco 49ers in 2005, with Mike McCarthy the offensive coordinator. Tim Rattay was the starting...

New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder (82) gets past Buffalo Bills defensive end Darryl Johnson (92) after taking a pass from quarterback Sam Darnold and scoring during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Jets WR Jamison Crowder out vs. 49ers with hamstring injury

Sep. 18, 2020 12:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wide receiver Jamison Crowder has been ruled out for the New York Jets' game Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers because of a hamstring injury. Crowder's absence is a big blow to Sam Darnold and the offense, which struggled despite the receiver having seven catches for 115 yards and a...

New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder (82) scores after catching a pass from quarterback Sam Darnold during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Jets WR Crowder sits out practice, could miss 49ers game

Sep. 17, 2020 6:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets' struggling offense could be without wide receiver Jamison Crowder against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Crowder sat out practice Thursday with a hamstring injury, leaving his availability for the game uncertain. Crowder was limited at practice Wednesday, but the Jets...

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) is sacked by Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Addison (97), center rear, and Harrison Phillips, right, during the second half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Jets' Darnold working to put dismal season debut behind him

Sep. 17, 2020 5:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold's feet weren't right at times. His arm misfired. And his mind seemed scattered. It was an ugly opening game for the New York Jets quarterback, and a performance that was alarmingly unexpected. “For me, it’s little things,” Darnold said. “It’s...

Defending NFC champ 49ers look to avoid 0-2 start vs. Jets

Sep. 17, 2020 5:54 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (0-1) at NEW YORK JETS (0-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - 49ers by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - 49ers 1-0; Jets 0-1 SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 10-3 LAST MEETING - Jets beat 49ers 23-17 on Dec. 11, 2016, at Santa Clara, California LAST WEEK - 49ers lost to Cardinals 24-20; Jets lost to Bills...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo reacts on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

49ers look to bounce back vs. Jets after tough opening loss

Sep. 17, 2020 5:47 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are heading across the country banged up and bitter after blowing a fourth-quarter lead in their season opener. The defending NFC champions are 0-1 — and will try to avoid a two-game skid to start the year when they face the hapless New York Jets...

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell (26) is stopped by Buffalo Bills defensive ends Trent Murphy, center left, and Quinton Jefferson, center right, during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Trent Murphy shows his worth in Bills season-opening win

Sep. 16, 2020 7:58 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The mere mention of the Buffalo Bills potentially cutting Trent Murphy before the start of the season was preposterous to teammate and fellow starting defensive end Jerry Hughes. And Hughes wasn’t afraid of expressing his views while he and Murphy sat side by side on a Zoom...

FILE - New York Jets owner Christopher Johnson walks out onto the field during practice before an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Christopher Johnson felt the same way most Jets fans did Sunday night. Embarrassed. Frustrated. Angry. “It was a mess on Sunday,” Johnson said Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020. “No question. I was not happy about that at all.”(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Jets' Johnson still believes in Gase, Darnold to lead team

Sep. 16, 2020 3:40 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Christopher Johnson felt the same way most Jets fans did Sunday night. Embarrassed. Frustrated. Angry. “It was a mess on Sunday,” Johnson said Wednesday. “No question. I was not happy about that at all.” Still, New York's 27-17 season-opening loss at...

Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Matt Milano (58) intercepts a pass intended for New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder (82) during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Bills injured linebackers Milano, Edmunds miss practice

Sep. 16, 2020 1:01 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills starting linebackers Matt Milano and Tremaine Edmunds missed practice Wednesday, and their availability is uncertain for Buffalo’s game at the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Coach Sean McDermott wouldn’t provide an update on the players’ status other than to...

Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Matt Milano (58) intercepts a pass intended for New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder (82) during the first half of an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Bills coach terms injuries to Edmunds, Milano not long term

Sep. 14, 2020 6:11 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The status of Bills starting linebackers Tremaine Edmunds and Matt Milano is uncertain for Buffalo’s game at the Miami Dolphins this weekend. Without going into much detail Monday, coach Sean McDermott would only say their injuries “don’t appear to be long...