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So apparently when Joe Namath speaks, things still happen for the Jets. A week after Broadway Joe stopped by SportsNation to chat and said he didn't think his old team could be real contenders in the AFC East without more moves, the team went out and traded for wide receiver Santonio Holmes. We're sure there is a direct correlation; what happens in SportsNation does not stay in SportsNation.

Now the bad news for Jets fans. As ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday, Holmes will miss the first four games of the upcoming season, reportedly for reasons related to prohibited substances, which means Braylon Edwards may be the model citizen of the team's receivers. Nonetheless, a Jets fan blogs his pleasure with the move, and a Dolphins fan blog his concerns.

JD (NY)

Santonio Holmes for a 5th-rounder...ummmm, why????

Gary Horton
Gary Horton

The Pittsburgh Steelers can't wait to part ways with him. That's not a lot of compensation for a pretty good player. I think the Steelers are sick and tired of these offseason problems. This may be a statement for their players. For the Jets, it could be a great pick up, in terms of not costing them a lot, but the Jets also continue to flirt with high-risk, high-reward players (not necessarily all personal issues). As we said a week ago, LT is a big name, but is there anything left in the tank? Cromartie is a talented CB, but he has all sorts of issues. Brodney Pool has real injury problems. The Jets could come out of this really smart or not looking very thorough. Full transcript

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LeBron James If he trained, would LeBron be a better WR than Braylon Edwards?
You've seen the LeBron in a Browns uniform commercial. You've seen Edwards traded away. Now complete the Cleveland fantasy football picture.

Albert Pujols Whom would you pick first for a playoff series?
Derek Jeter had a clutch HR to start the Yankees' postseason scoring. Albert Pujols was intentionally walked anytime the Dodgers saw danger.

Red Sox Are the Red Sox in the Angels' heads?
The Angels have lost 12 of their past 13 postseason games against the Red Sox. "Last year was last year," said Torii Hunter when asked about it.

Eli Manning Does toughness run in families?
Eli Manning missed practice for a second straight day. Will he play against the Raiders? Dad Archie and brother Peyton have been known to play hurt.

Braylon Edwards Does Braylon Edwards make the Jets a serious Super Bowl contender?
Edwards, wearing a white No. 17 Jets jersey, caught passes from rookie Mark Sanchez and backups Erik Ainge and Kevin O'Connell in drills Thursday.

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Braylon Edwards allegedly decks one of LeBron James' friends and gets traded to the Jets. Michael Crabtree, with Hammer along for the ride, finally signs with the 49ers a month into the regular season. Likely first-round pick Dez Bryant is ruled ineligible for the rest of the season at Oklahoma State for violating NCAA bylaws.

And all of this in a week when Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens have been quiet.

The point? It's not difficult to find wide receivers capable of making headlines. Getting the guys who make plays consistently is a bit more challenging.

Scouts Inc. has put together a list of the best wide receivers in the game, but with Owens fading and Marvin Harrison gone, what are we to make of the current crop of receivers? Have Larry Fitzgerald and Andre Johnson taken over at the top?

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Michelle Beadle and Colin Cowherd are prepared to pitch on three days' rest for "SportsNation" TV.

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Michael Jordan Would you perform better at work if Michael Jordan were around?
His Airness is an inspirational, honorary assistant to U.S. captain Fred Couples during the Presidents Cup in San Francisco. He's also smoking cigars.

Brett Favre Is Brett Favre the most overrated player in the NFL?
He owns many quarterback records but only one Super Bowl ring. No other quarterback gets more media love and mixed reaction from fans.

Lance Armstrong Is Lance Armstrong's endorsing beer a good or bad idea?
The seven-time Tour de France winner, who spends much of his time advocating for cancer research, will be the spokesman for Michelob Ultra.

Braylon Edwards Which fan base made out better with its team's WR addition?
On the same morning the 49ers finally signed first-round draft pick Michael Crabtree, the Browns traded Braylon Edwards to the Jets.

Alex Rodriguez How will Alex Rodriguez fare in the first round?
A-Rod's reputation in the postseason isn't positive in New York, but a 27th title would change everything. He hit 30 homers and drove in 100 runs this season.

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Tim Tebow If you're an LSU fan, do you want to play Florida at full strength?
It's still not clear whether Tim Tebow will play Saturday. Would a Tigers win be worth less if the Florida star quarterback doesn't get on the field?

Tony Gonzalez Do men listen to everything women say?
"When we act like we aren't listening, we really are," Tony Gonzalez told Cosmopolitan magazine. "We hear everything you have said."

Brett Favre Is Brett Favre still a great quarterback?
The Vikings QB threw for three touchdowns and 271 yards. Of course, eight sacks by the defense probably contributed to the Monday night win.

Braylon Edwards What do you think of Braylon Edwards allegedly hitting another guy?
The NFL is looking into the accusation that Edwards punched promoter Edward Givens, a friend of NBA superstar LeBron James, early Monday morning.

Rush Limbaugh Would new Rams owners be good or bad for fans?
Rush Limbaugh said he is teaming up with St. Louis Blues owner Dave Checketts in a bid to buy the Rams, owners of the NFL's longest current losing streak.

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