Tag: New York Jets

Jets Refusal to Allow Kelechi Osemele to Have Surgery for Torn Labrum is a Harsh Reminder of NFL’s DNA

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Kelechi Osemele’s Saga Reminds Us of NFL’s Toxic Culture

New York Jets offensive guard Kelechi Osemele’s ongoing and now public dispute with the New York Jets, highlights a problem anchored deeply within NFL culture. In case you somehow missed it, the Jets threatened to discipline Osemele for “conduct detrimental”—and then on Saturday afternoon followed through with the threat by imposing a fine.

What conduct did the Jets organization deem to be detrimental? Mr. Osemele wants to have surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder

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Jets Safety Throws Penalty Flag on NFL Officials

Rontez Miles calls foul on refs

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Jets Safety Calls Foul on Referees in New Lawsuit

Rontez Miles calls foul on refs

It would seem that New Orleans Saints fans aren’t the only ones concerned about bad officiating in the NFL, nor are they alone in taking the matter to court. New York Jets free safety Rontez Miles has filed a lawsuit against game officials for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and in so doing, left him vulnerable to injury.

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