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New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins

Dolphins : (RB)Ronnie Brown rushes for a TD
Jets : (QB)Mark Sanchez passes to (WR)Braylon Edwards for a TD
Dolphins : (QB)Chad Henne passes to (TE)Anthony Fasano for a TD
Jets : (RB)Thomas Jones rushes for a TD
Dolphins : (QB)Chad Henne passes to (WR)Ted Ginn for a TD
Jets : (RB)Thomas Jones rushes for a TD (2nd tonight)
Dolphins : (RB)Ronnie Brown rushes for a TD (2nd tonight)

Dolphins 31 – Jets 27

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With the news of the Braylon Edwards trade to the Jets today, I realized the NFL Trade Deadline is fast approaching with October 20th fast approaching. Here is a list of all of the trades that have taken place in 2009. This list does not include trades made during the draft, unless it involved player(s) in the deal.

To Minnesota Vikings : (QB)Sage Rosenfels
To Houston Texans : 2009 4th Round Draft Pick

To Tampa Bay Buccaneers : (TE)Kellen Winslow
To Cleveland Browns : 2009 2nd Round Draft Pick & 2010 5th Round Draft Pick

To Kansas City Chiefs : (QB)Matt Cassel & (LB)Mike Vrabel
To New England Patriots : 2009 2nd Round Draft Pick

To New York Jets : (CB)Lito Sheppard
To Philadelphia Eagles : 2009 5th Round Draft Pick & 2010 Conditional Draft Pick

To Dallas Cowboys : (QB)Jon Kitna
To Detroit Lions : (CB)Anthony Henry

To New England Patriots : (WR)Greg Lewis & 2010 Conditional Draft Pick
To Philadelphia Eagles : 2009 5th Round Draft Pick

To Detroit Lions : (LB)Julian Peterson
To Seattle Seahawks : (DT)Cory Redding & 2009 5th Round Draft Pick

To Miami Dolphins : (DT)Tony McDaniel
To Jacksonville Jaguars : 2009 7th Round Draft Pick

To Oakland Raiders : (OL)Samson Satele
To Miami Dolphins : 2009 6th Round Draft Pick

To Chicago Bears : (QB)Jay Cutler & 2009 5th Round Draft Pick
To Denver Broncos : (QB)Kyle Orton & 2009 1st Round Draft Pick & 2009 3rd Round Draft Pick & 2010 1st Round Draft Pick

To St. Louis Rams : (WR)Laurent Robinson & 2009 5th Round Draft Pick (#160) & 2009 6th Round Draft Pick (#196)
To Atlanta Falcons : 2009 5th Round Draft Pick (#138) & 2009 6th Round Draft Pick (#176)

To Carolina Panthers : (LS)J.J. Jansen
To Green Bay Packers : 2011 Conditional Draft Pick

To Philadelphia Eagles : (OL)Jason Peters
To Buffalo Bills : 2009 1st Round Draft Pick & 2009 4th Round Draft Pick & 2010 Conditional Draft Pick

To Atlanta Falcons : (TE)Tony Gonzalez
To Kansas City Chiefs : 2010 2nd Round Draft Pick

To New York Jets : 2009 1st Round Draft Pick (#5 Overall “(QB)Mark Sanchez selected”)
To Cleveland Browns : (S)Abram Elam, (DE)Kenyon Coleman, (QB)Brett Ratliff, 2009 1st Round Draft Pick, & 2009 2nd Round Draft Pick

To Philadelphia Eagles : (CB)Ellis Hobbs
To New England Patriots : (2) 2009 5th Round Draft Picks

To New England Patriots : (TE)Alex Smith
To Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 2010 Undisclosed Draft Pick

To Cincinnati Bengals : (RB)Brian Leonard
To St. Louis Rams : (DT)Orien Harris

To Detroit Lions : (WR)Dennis Northcutt
To Jacksonville Jaguars : (S)Gerald Alexander

To St. Louis Rams : (WR)Ronald Curry
To Detroit Lions : (DT)Orien Harris

To New England Patriots : (DE)Derrick Burgess
To Oakland Raiders : 2010 3rd Round Draft Pick & 2011 5th Round Draft Pick

To Denver Broncos : (DE)LeKevin Smith & 2010 7th Round Draft Pick
To New England Patriots : 2010 5th Round Draft Pick

To Kansas City Chiefs : (OL)Andy Alleman & (OL)Ikechuku Ndukwe
To Miami Dolphins : 2010 Undisclosed Draft Pick

To Denver Broncos : (OL)Russ Hochstein
To New England Patriots : 2010 7th Round Draft Pick

To San Diego Chargers : (DT)Travis Johnson
To Houston Texans : 2010 Conditional 6th Round Draft Pick

To Atlanta Falcons : (CB)Tye Hill
To St. Louis Rams : 2010 7th Round Draft Pick

To Carolina Panthers : (DT)Louis Leonard
To Cleveland Browns : 2010 Undisclosed Draft Pick

To Detroit Lions : (S)Ko Simpson
To Buffalo Bills : 2010 Undisclosed Draft Pick

To Baltimore Ravens : (OL)Tony Moll
To Green Bay Packers : (S)Derrick Martin

To New Orleans Saints : (TE)David Thomas
To New England Patriots : 2011 6th Round Draft Pick

To New England Patriots : (TE)Michael Matthews
To New York Giants : 2011 Undisclosed Draft Pick

To Jacksonville Jaguars : (QB)Luke McCown
To Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 2010 Conditional 5th Round Draft Pick

To Oakland Raiders : (DT)Richard Seymour
To New England Patriots : 2011 1st Round Draft Pick

To New York Jets : (QB)Kevin O’Connell
To Detroit Lions : 2010 Undisclosed Draft Pick

To New England Patriots : (LB)Prescott Burgess
To Baltimore Ravens : 2010 Conditional 7th Round Draft Pick

To Miami Dolphins : (QB)Tyler Thigpen
To Kansas City Chiefs : 2010 4th Round Draft Pick

To New York Jets : (WR)Braylon Edwards
To Cleveland Browns : (WR)Chansi Stuckey, (LB)Jason Trusnik, 2010 3rd Round Draft Pick, & 2010 5th Round Draft Pick

To Chicago Bears : (DE)Gaines Adams
To Tampa Bay Buccaneers : 2010 2nd Round Draft Pick

Who’s Hot for Week 4

1) (QB)Jay Cutler-Chicago Bears (vs. Detroit Lions)
Why : The Lions are ranked (#30/32) in pass defense, giving up an average of of 278.7 yards per game. They also have given up the most passing touchdowns of any team in the league with 10. That’s right, 10. That’s 3 more than second worst in the league which is 7 touchdown passes, given up by the Cardinals, Titans, & Buccaneers. Plus, Cutler’s flat out on fire. Enjoy it while it lasts Mo-town.

2) (RB)Cedric Benson-Cincinnati Bengals (@ Cleveland Browns)
Why : The Browns are ranked (#30/32) in run defense, giving up an average of 184.3 rushing yards per game. Terrible….want to know what makes them even worse? They have given up a league high 8 rushing touchdowns so far this year (along with the Texans). Benson has become a heavily reliable running back each and every week. Just look at what he did last week against one of the leagues top defenses in the Pittsburgh Steelers.

3) (WR)Mike Sims-Walker-Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. Tennessee Titans)
Why : The Titans are ranked (#29/32) in passing defense, giving up an average of 274.7 yards per game. On top of that, they have allowed 7 touchdown passes already this season. Sims-Walker is one game away from becoming the Jaguars #1 receiving threat. I believe this week, will be the week.

4) (TE)Chris Cooley-Washington Redskins (vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
Why : The Buccaneers are ranked (#21/32) in passing defense, giving up an average of 245 yards per game. They also have given up a total of 7 passing touchdowns. These numbers are expected to get worse for the Buccaneers due to losing (S)Jermaine Phillips for the season. Look for (QB)Jason Campbell to find Cooley often during this match-up.

5) (RB)Michael Bush-Oakland Raiders (@ Houston Texans)
Why : This is my sleeper pick of the week. The Texans are ranked dead last against the run this season, giving up an average of 204.7 yards per game. They also have given up 8 rushing touchdowns this season. Darren McFadden should also have a great game this week, but don’t be surprised if Bush finds the end zone on at least one occasion this week.

Who’s Not (John Madden)for Week 4:

1) (QB)Tony Romo-Dallas Cowboys (@ Denver Broncos)
Why : Surprisingly, the Broncos rank second (#2/32) in pass defense, giving up only an average of 136.3 yards per game. They are also the only team in the league to not allow one single passing touchdown this season. Denver did some great re-arranging of their secondary in the off-season, adding long time Eagles great, (S)Brian Dawkins, and a pair of former Dolphins defensive backs, (S)Renaldo Hill, & (CB)Andre Goodman. It looks like the change of scenery has done them well, and Romo still seems to be not completely on the same page with their #1 Wide Receiver, Roy Williams. I don’t see Romo playing that well in Denver either. Sure seems like Tony Romo, and Terrell Owens are LOST without each other.

2) (RB)Fred Jackson-Buffalo Bills (@ Miami Dolphins)
Why : The Dolphins are ranked (#3/32) in rushing defense, giving up an average of only 66 rushing yards per game. They have only given up 2 rushing touchdowns as well. Bills (RB)Marshawn Lynch is coming back from a 3 game suspension this week, and will definitely reduce the work load of Fred Jackson. Fred Jackson did an excellent job of filling in for Lynch through the first 3 weeks of the season, but you cannot ignore the talents of Marshawn Lynch.

3) (WR)Nate Burleson-Seattle Seahawks (@ Indianapolis Colts)
Why : The Colts are ranked (#10/32) in passing defense, giving up an average of 192.3 yards per game. The Colts have only given up 1 passing touchdown this season.

4) (TE)Sean Ryan-Kansas City Chiefs (vs. New York Giants)
Why : The Giants are ranked first (#1/32) in the league in passing defense, giving up an average of 124 yards per game, and a total of 2 passing touchdowns. Now, I know Sean Ryan isn’t even a huge threat in the first place. He is the Chiefs starting tight end, but this week this Chiefs went out and signed for Cardinals (TE)Leonard Pope, who was released during final roster cuts. Leonard Pope is more of a threat than Sean Ryan is, and i’m sure he will see action this week, but the way the Chiefs passing attack has been, combined with the fact that the Giants are ranked first in defense, no Chiefs tight end this week will “light it up”. Oh how they shouldn’t of traded Tony Gonzalez.

5) (RB)Steven Jackson-St. Louis Rams (@ San Francisco 49ers)
Why : This is my “Beware” pick of the week. The 49ers are ranked (#4/32) in rushing defense, with an average of only 66.7 yards per game allowed. The reason I call for “beware” is because a) 66.7 yards per game is impressive and b) they haven’t allowing one single rushing touchdown yet this season. Steven Jackson is great running back in my eyes, but Mike Singletary has his defense on top of its game this season. Don’t look for them to faulter at home this week either.

Calling myself out : Last week I chose to put (TE)Vernon Davis in the “Who’s Not” section, when it should have been the complete opposite. He compiled 96 yards, 7 receptions, 2 of them going for touchdowns. My bad, but in my defense, I’m just giving it to you “by the numbers”. But what a game between the Vikings and 49ers. That game personified why the game of football is such a great game, and why I have such a passion for it. Anything can happen. Where else can you get a guy coming out of retirement for the second time, with everyone questioning if he still “had it”, throwing a pass to the back of the end zone with seconds left in the game while on the losing end, to a guy that was newly aquired and hadn’t even caught a single pass with his new team yet. 2 feet in bounds….TOUCHDOWN!! What a game….what a sport.

Let me start this whole thing off by saying I’m a Chicago Bears fan, and traditionally do not care for any New York teams. With that said, it’s impossible to ignore what’s going on with the J!E!T!S! They look like a team on a mission, and it all starts with their quarterback Mark Sanchez. The young USC product is showing incredible poise while under pressure, and is taking this Jets team on his shoulders. His 4 touchdowns, 2 interceptions and 606 yards or the quarterback rating of 87.7 doesn’t seem all that impressive, until you watch the game. He looks like a veteran quarterback in the pocket, and the best thing about him to Jets’ fans is, he’s only going to get better.

Now let’s turn the tides a minute to the defense. They came into the season completely underrated, and i’m not sure that’s changed much in the eyes of so-called “experts.” The fact of the matter is, they stopped Tom Brady cold. They stopped the whole NE offense dead in their tracks, but that was last week and Sunday brought a brand new opponent with brand new problems Sanchez and the “D” to tangle with. Enter now, 5 man pressure and a very confused Kerry Collins who had an unbelievable 13 straight incomplete passes. Chris Johnson had his usual good game, and LenDale White ran well, so if I could see one glaring weakness with the Jets, it would be their run stopping defense, then again Chris Johnson didn’t run for 200 yards so I suppose that’s a plus for New York. If we can even add one more plus to an already stellar start to the season. Are the Jets the real deal? I believe it’s too early to tell, but in during the next 3 months I’m sure the Jets will give New York something unexpected to cheer about.

In a closing about the Jets, I love the approach Rex Ryan brings to the coaching table. He’s stern, he’s honest and if nothing else…he’s winning.