LeBron and the Cavs retain the throne, but it may only be a matter of time until Golden State vaults to No. 1. See where all 30 teams land as the Committee readies for the 2016-17 season.
New York Teams
Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer
Jenrry Mejia remains a member of the Mets organization -- although he is suspended at least through the 2017 season, and potentially beyond if he is not reinstated from his lifetime PED ban. That does not preclude the Mets from releasing him at a later date. But Mejia is costing the Mets nothing right now, and they have not relinquished control. Mejia has resumed pitching in the Dominican Winter League, which is not covered by the MLB ban.
Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath thought Jets QB Geno Smith could have played through his injury and made that known on Twitter.
Landon Collins was a bright spot for the Giants with two interceptions, but Larry Donnell's issues cropped up again.
Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer
Jets defensive snap analysis (based on 58): DL -- L.Williams 57, Richardson 49, McLendon 25, Simon 2; LB -- Harris 58, Mauldin 49, Stanford 37, Catapano 26, Carter 21, J. Jenkins 18, Martin 5, Ochi 7; DB -- Skrine 58, Revis 58, Gilchrist 58, Pryor 54, M. Williams 40, Miles 4. Without Mo Wilkerson (inactive), they played more 3-4 than usual. That meant more playing time for Mauldin, less for McLendon. J. Jenkins also had a reduced role. Catapano was used in a sub package. Ochi made his NFL debut.
Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer
Jets offensive snap analysis (based on 68): QB -- Fitzpatrick 44, Smith 24; RB -- Forte 57, Powell 9, Pope 2; WR -- B. Marshall 65, Anderson 50, Enunwa 44, Peake 17, J. Marshall 4; TE -- Davis 51, Bostick 33, Dozier 8, Shell 1. Welcome back, Ground & Pound. OC Chan Gailey used the tight ends more than any game, mostly to block. He also used "jumbo" packages with extra OLM, Dozier and Shell. Powell's snap count was a season low. Peake leap-frogged J. Marshall as the No. 4 WR.
Josh Brown is not expected to appeal the NFL's decision to place him on the commissioner's exempt list, a league source told ESPN.
Taking a look at the big and small performances from the Jets' victory over the Ravens.
The Giants are 4-3 after an uneven first half of the season but are feeling optimistic heading into the bye week.
One win doesn't cure everything, but with a stingy defense and a softer schedule, things are looking up for the New York Jets.
Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer
Odell Beckham Jr. played 54 of the 56 offensive snaps despite being in pain. The RB split went Jennings (28), Perkins (15), Rainey (12). At TE it was Donnell (31), Tye (23), Adams (5).
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Four days after losing his starting QB spot, Ryan Fitzpatrick came in for an injured Geno Smith and helped the Jets to a 24-16 victory over the Ravens.
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