Jason Keidel

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is defended by Rams cornerback Marcus Peters after a catch in the third quarter at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Nov. 4, 2018.
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Jason Keidel
January 18, 2019 - 10:50 am
Here we are, the last real Sunday of the NFL season before the pageantry and posers invade the Super Bowl. Conference championship weekend is the NFL's version of the Final Four, a Thunderdome where four teams enter and two come out.
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New York Jets CEO and chairman Christopher Johnson, new head coach Adam Gase, and general manager Mike Maccagnan pose for photos after a press conference on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Florham Park.
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Jason Keidel
January 16, 2019 - 11:00 am
One day after the oddest press conference in the history of Big Apple sports (Mickey Callaway can now exhale), Adam Gase begins his job as head coach of the Jets. This is an odd time to defend the Jets because we all just saw Gase on TV, bug-eyed and Old Testament intense, looking like one of those...
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Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado
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Jason Keidel
January 15, 2019 - 1:54 pm
If you believe that USS Manny Machado has long left New York Harbor, Yankees fans should feel relief
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Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore celebrates with fans after intercepting a pass against the Philadelphia Eagles during the fourth quarter of an NFC divisional playoff game on Jan. 13, 2019, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
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Jason Keidel
January 14, 2019 - 10:28 am
Just when you have a finger on the NFL's pulse, you feel like a fool. As soon as you have a great weekend predicting games, you -- to quote Chicagoans -- pitch a steamer the next weekend.
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Drew Brees
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Jason Keidel
January 11, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Too many football gamblers bet with their hearts, not their heads, often in love with home teams and their favorite teams. Which is why new glass temples are being built and rebuilt along the Las Vegas Strip. Casino cashiers are still counting the mountains of cash they won on Clemson this week...
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Dwayne Haskins
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Jason Keidel
January 10, 2019 - 1:56 pm
While the Jets bogart the bold ink by hiring a new head coach, the Giants are quietly brooding over the next most important person on a football team.
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Jason Keidel
January 09, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Considering the Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most stable, steady, and successful clubs in the NFL, it's odd to see them implode over a few short months. Especially the 2018 squad, fertile with talent, one of the few teams expected to contend for this year's Super Bowl.
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Andrew Luck runs with the ball as Brandon Dunn attempts to make a tackle during the first quarter at NRG Stadium.
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Jason Keidel
January 04, 2019 - 1:44 pm
This year's playoff foursome features the same kind of high-wire competition we love about the NFL playoffs, meaning we can expect more road teams feeling quite at home during the wild-card weekend.
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Mike McCarthy
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Jason Keidel
January 03, 2019 - 1:36 pm
While Jets fans drool over two players who made their names in Pittsburgh -- Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell -- there's a third person from Pittsburgh who may find his way to the Meadowlands.
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Le'Veon Bell
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Jason Keidel
January 02, 2019 - 1:29 pm
Once the Jets snag their next head coach, they will stroll into the offseason with $100 million in cap money bulging from their pockets.
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