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Packers | Interested in Jett?

Tue, 09 Sep 2003 11:20:25 -0700

PackersNews.com reports the Green Bay Packers may be interested in free agent WR James Jett (Bills).

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Bills | Jett Released

Mon, 25 Aug 2003 10:09:19 -0700

BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills have released WR James Jett.

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Bills | Jett Fighting For Spot

Thu, 21 Aug 2003 09:33:08 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills WR James Jett is one of a number of players fighting for a final roster spot. Jett, whose lack of opportunities has made him a forgotten man in camp, might get some action with the starters in the first half of the Saturday, Aug. 23 pre-season game against the St. Louis Rams.

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Bills | Jett Fighting For Roster Spot

Mon, 11 Aug 2003 09:19:25 -0700

Mark Gaughan, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills WR James Jett is one of five wide receivers fighting for a potential spot on the roster.

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Bills | Jett Could Win Roster Spot

Wed, 23 Jul 2003 11:40:06 -0700

The Buffalo News reports Buffalo Bills WR James Jett has an inside track at the team's fifth receiver spot because of his NFL experience and how well he understands how to play the game. His speed could also be an asset to the team's vertical passing game.

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Bills | Jett to Challenge for No. 4 Spot

Sun, 29 Jun 2003 10:17:54 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports for the Sporting News that Buffalo Bills WR James Jett will challenge WR Charles Johnson for the No. 4 receiver spot.

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Bills | Jett Will Have to Compete to Make Team

Tue, 10 Jun 2003 06:36:41 -0700

Updating previous reports, Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports for the Sporting News that Buffalo Bills WR James Jett will have to compete with Charles Johnson and Sam Aiken for the Nos. 4 and 5 wide receiver spots.

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Bills | Jett: Contributor or Cut?

Sun, 08 Jun 2003 12:04:56 -0700

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reports Buffalo Bills WR James Jett could wind up as a key contributor for the Bills this year or he could be cut during training camp. Whether or not he makes it with the team will depend on how he plans and how the competition responds during training camp.

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Bills | Jett Signed

Tue, 03 Jun 2003 15:17:49 -0700

BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills have signed free agent WR James Jett (Raiders). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Buccaneers | Jett Visits

Wed, 02 Apr 2003 04:28:14 -0800

Updating previous reports, the St. Petersburg Times reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers met with free agent WR James Jett (Raiders) on Tuesday.

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Buccaneers | Jett Interest Could be Bad for Walker

Fri, 21 Mar 2003 09:53:30 -0800

Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports for The Sporting News that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are interested in free-agent James Jett to fill the teamís need for a speedy receiver who can stretch defenses. If Jett joins the team, it might make it harder for 2002 third-round pick Marquise Walker to get on the field, as heís currently fourth on the depth chart.

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Buccaneers | Contact Jett

Thu, 06 Mar 2003 01:10:01 -0800

According to the St. Petersburg Times, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have contacted the agent for free agent WR James Jett (Raiders).

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Raiders | Cap Savings: Jett

Fri, 28 Feb 2003 11:22:23 -0800

ESPN.com's John Clayton, as an update to previous stories, reports the Oakland Raiders saved $975,000 in salary cap room with the release of WR James Jett.

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Raiders | Jett Cut

Thu, 27 Feb 2003 20:00:25 -0800

Raiders.com reports the Oakland Raiders have released WR James Jett.

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Raiders | Super Bowl Inactives

Sun, 26 Jan 2003 15:01:40 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared DB Keyon Nash, C Barret Robbins, OL Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, DL Kenyon Coleman, RB Madre Hill and DB Ronald Curry inactive for the Super Bowl. QB Rick Mirer is the team's third QB.

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Raiders | Playoff Inactives

Sun, 19 Jan 2003 14:59:29 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Darrien Gordon, S Keyon Nash, T Brad Badger, T Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, TE Roland Williams and DE Kenyon Coleman inactive for Sunday's conference championship game. QB Rick Mirer is the team's third quarterback.

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Raiders | Playoff Inactives

Sun, 12 Jan 2003 12:51:32 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have announced T Brad Badger, T Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, TE Roland Williams, DE Kenyon Coleman and DT Junior Ioane as inactive for the second round of the playoffs. Marques Tuiasosopo will be the teamís No. 3 QB.

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Raiders | Week 17 Inactives

Sat, 28 Dec 2002 13:06:30 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have announced CB Charles Woodson, OT Brad Badger, OT Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman and DE Trace Armstrong as inactive for week 17. Rick Mirer will be the teamís No. 3 QB.

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Raiders | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 22 Dec 2002 12:29:34 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Tory James, CB Darrien Gordon, T Brad Badger, T Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman and DT Junior Ioane inactive for week sixteen. QB Rick Mirer is the teamís third QB.

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Raiders | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 15 Dec 2002 09:18:33 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have announced CB Tory James, CB Charles Woodson, T Brad Badger, T Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman and DT Junior Ioane as inactive for week 15. Rick Mirer will be the teamís No. 3 QB.

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Raiders | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 08 Dec 2002 12:37:16 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Charles Woodson, CB Clarence Love, DB Cary Scott, T Brad Badger, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman, DT Junior Ioane and DT Tony Bryant inactive for week fourteen. QB Rick Mirer is the teamís third QB

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Raiders | Week 13 Inactives

Mon, 02 Dec 2002 17:37:46 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Clarence Love, T Brad Badger, T Chad Webster, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman, DT Junior Ioane and DE Tony Bryant inactive for week thirteen. QB Rick Mirer is the teamís emergency QB.

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Raiders | Week 12 Inactives

Sun, 24 Nov 2002 12:14:53 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have announced LB Napoleon Harris, OT Brad Badger, OT Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman and DE Tony Bryant as inactive for week 12. Rick Mirer will be the No. 3 QB.

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Raiders | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 17 Nov 2002 17:11:12 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared OT Brad Badger, OT Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, TE Jeremy Brigham, DE Kenyon Coleman and DE Tony Bryant inactive for week eleven. QB Rick Mirer is the teamís emergency QB.

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Raiders | Week 10 Inactives

Mon, 11 Nov 2002 17:28:54 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared RB Madre Hill, T Brad Badger, T Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman and DE Tony Bryant inactive for week ten. QB Rick Mirer is the teamís emergency QB.

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Raiders | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 03 Nov 2002 12:15:59 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared RB Madre Hill, CB Clarence Love, T Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, WR Alvis Whitted, DE Kenyon Coleman and DT Junior Ioane inactive for week nine. Rick Mirer is the teamís third QB.

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Raiders | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 27 Oct 2002 09:04:48 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Charles Woodson, RB Tyrone Wheatley, RB Randy Jordan, T Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman and DT Sam Adams inactive for week eight. QB Rick Mirer is the teamís third QB.

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Raiders | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 13 Oct 2002 12:19:08 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have announced CB Charles Woodson, DT Rod Coleman, T Chad Slaughter, WR James Jett, TE Jeremy Brigham and DE Kenyon Coleman as inactive for week 6.

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Raiders | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 06 Oct 2002 09:16:36 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have announced CB Charles Woodson, DT Rod Coleman, OT Chad Slaughter, OG Mo Collins, WR James Jett, WR Alvis Whitted, DT Junior Ioane as inactive for week 5. Rick Mirer will be the team's No. 3 QB.

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Raiders | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 29 Sep 2002 12:25:29 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have announced CB Charles Woodson, T Chad Slaughter, G Mo Collins, WR James Jett, WR Alvis Whitted, DE Kenyon Coleman and DT Junior Ioane as inactive for week 4. Rick Mirer will be the team's No. 3 QB.

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Raiders | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 15 Sep 2002 16:45:00 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared P Shane Lechler, CB Clarence Love, CB Clarence Love, OT Chad Slaughter, OG Mo Collins, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman and DT Junior Ioane inactive for Sunday nightís game. QB Rick Mirer is the teamís third QB.

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Raiders | Jett Note

Thu, 12 Sep 2002 07:45:32 -0700

The San Francisco Chronicle reports Oakland Raiders WR James Jett (ankle) already bothered by an ankle injury, sustained a hamstring injury in practice Wednesday. "We'll know a little more after we evaluate him," Raiders coach Bill Callahan said.

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Raiders | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 08 Sep 2002 12:19:52 -0700

The Oakland Raiders have declared CB Clarence Love, T Chad Slaughter, G Mo Collins, WR James Jett, DE Kenyon Coleman and DT Junior Ioane inactive for this weekend's game. QB Rick Mirer is the No. 3 QB.

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Raiders | Jett's Time Running Short?

Wed, 31 Jul 2002 14:23:11 -0700

The Contra Costa Times reports Oakland Raiders WR James Jett (hamstring) has been battling through a hamstring problem and hasnít seen much action on the field during training camp. The team is limiting his reps so he doesnít suffer any setbacks.

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Raiders | Porter Injured

Sat, 19 Jan 2002 23:33:50 -0800

Steve Corkran reports for the Contra Costa Times Oakland Raiders WR Jerry Porter (separated shoulder) left Saturday night's game in the second quarter. WR James Jett took his place and scored the team's lone TD.

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Raiders | A Jett Sighting

Mon, 14 Jan 2002 12:20:19 -0800

The San Francisco Chronicle reports there was a rare sighting over the weekend for the Oakland Raiders, as WR James Jett caught two passes during the game against the Jets. Jett only caught two passes all season long and was inactive for many of the team's games. He said it felt good to get back on the field. He was used in four receiver sets as the team's fourth wide out.

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Raiders | More On Rice

Thu, 03 Jan 2002 20:04:03 -0800

Curtis Pashelka reports for the Contra Costa Times Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden said there is still a chance WR Jerry Rice could play Sunday. He is currently in Mississippi with his ailing father. If Rice does not make it back in time for the Jets game, Gruden said Jerry Porter would start at split end, with WRs James Jett and Marcus Knight seeing additional action. "If Jerry's here by kickoff, he'll start," Gruden said.

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Raiders | Inactives

Sat, 15 Dec 2001 13:45:55 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared RB Jermaine Williams, T Toby Myles, T Mo Collins, WR James Jett, DT Junior Ioane, DE DeLawrence Grant and DE Josh Taves inactive for today's game. QB Marques Tuiasosopo is the team's emergency QB.

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Raiders | Inactives

Sun, 09 Dec 2001 12:47:29 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared FB Jon Ritchie, T Toby Myles, T Mo Collins, WR James Jett, DT Junior Ioane, DE DeLawrence Grant and DE Josh Taves inactive for today's game. QB Marques Tuiasosopo is the emergency QB.

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Raiders | Inactives

Sun, 02 Dec 2001 12:53:12 -0800

The Oakland Raiders have declared T Toby Myles, G Darryl Ashmore, WR James Jett, WR Marcus Knight, DT Junior Ioane, DE DeLawrence Grant and DE Josh Taves inactive for today's game. Marques Tuiasosopo is the team's emergency QB.

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Raiders | WR Rotation Continues

Sun, 30 Sep 2001 23:20:15 -0700

Steve Corkran reports for the Contra Costa Times the Oakland Raiders plan of rotating WRs to be active was in place again on Sunday. WR Marcus Knight was among the eight Raiders deactivated Sunday, while James Jett was active. Jett caught two passes for 19 yards total, his first receptions of the season.

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Raiders | WR Notes

Fri, 28 Sep 2001 06:57:10 -0700

The San Francisco Chronicle reports Oakland Raiders WR James Jett could be inactive again this week although coach Jon Gruden wouldn't commit to anything yesterday. Gruden said that he would likely have three receivers active behind starters Tim Brown and Jerry Rice, and that special teams would weigh heavily in the decision. David Dunn is apparently one of the three, and Jerry Porter and Marcus Knight bot play on special teams.

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Raiders | Jett on the Trading Block?

Fri, 21 Sep 2001 17:59:51 -0700

According to ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli, Oakland Raiders WR James Jett could be on the trading block after falling to No. 4 or 5 on the team's depth chart with the recent return of WR Jerry Porter. Jett doesn't have a big hit to a team's salary cap, which could make him easier to obtain.

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Raiders | Rice to Start

Fri, 07 Sep 2001 17:23:35 -0700

Steve Corkran, of the Contra Costa Times, reports for the Sporting News that WR Jerry Rice will get the starting nod opposite of WR Tim Brown this weekend for the Oakland Raiders. WR Jerry Porter has landed the No. 3 role while James Jett will be the No. 4 receiver.

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Raiders | Lineup Notes

Mon, 03 Sep 2001 23:21:10 -0700

Steve Corkran reports for the Contra Costa Times now only one spot is open in the Oakland Raiders starting lineup, who starts at WR opposite Tim Brown. The candidates are Jerry Rice, James Jett and Jerry Porter. OL Barry Sims said Monday coach Jon Gruden told him he had beat out Matt Stinchcomb for the starting spot at offensive left tackle. Also, LB Eric Barton said he was told LB William Thomas will retain his starting spot on the weak-side for the second straight season. Gruden was unavailable for comment Monday. Gruden said he will announce Wednesday who will start opposite Brown.

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Raiders | Almost the Same

Sun, 02 Sep 2001 22:00:33 -0700

Steve Corkran reports for the Contra Costa Times the Oakland Raiders have 10 of 11 starters returning on both sides of the ball. On offense, WR Jerry Rice likely will replace incumbent James Jett opposite Tim Brown. On defense, Regan Upshaw is expected to replace Lance Johnstone at defensive end. (Roderick Coleman will fill in at defensive tackle during Darrell Russell's absence.) The release of veteran Eric Metcalf means David Dunn will handle return duties on kickoffs and punts, coach Jon Gruden said. WR Tim Brown and CB Charles Woodson might work on returning punts in practice Wednesday.

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Raiders | Jett Not In Any Danger

Thu, 23 Aug 2001 14:28:38 -0700

The Sacramento Bee reports Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said WR James Jett wasn't in danger of being released or traded before the Sept. 2 final cut. According to Gruden, heís going to be a big part of the offense during the regular season. With the loss of Jerry Porter, Jettís repetitions will increase starting this weekend.

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Raiders | Porter Update

Tue, 21 Aug 2001 14:59:03 -0700

The San Jose Mercury News reports Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden said WR Jerry Porter (separated shoulder) has a chance to be ready for the final pre-season game against Green Bay. The team is optimistic about Porter starting in the season opener against Kansas City. Gruden said WR James Jett, WR Andy McCullough and running back/receiver Eric Metcalf would likely see more playing time against the Cowboys with Porter out. Porter left the team to attend the funeral of his brother, but he is scheduled to return Thursday night.

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Raiders | Wide Receiver Notes

Sun, 19 Aug 2001 16:23:00 -0700

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the Oakland Raiders have a lot of decisions to make at the wide receiver position in the coming weeks. They currently have twelve receivers on roster; plus Eric Metcalf, who is playing both RB and WR. The team is likely to keep no more than seven receivers, but could keep as little as five. WRs Tim Brown and Jerry Rice are locks, and James Jett appears to be safe on the roster, too. WR Jerry Porter has impressed the team this summer but will need to continue to do so.

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Raiders | Win 21-14

Sat, 04 Aug 2001 21:36:05 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Oakland Raiders defeated the Dallas Cowboys 21-14 tonight. RB Chris Howard's 8-yard touchdown run with 2:52 left broke a 14-all tie. On their first possession, the Raiders opened with a four-receiver set featuring Jerry Rice, Tim Brown, James Jett and Jerry Porter. QB Rich Gannon played for just the first series, completing 2-of-4 passes for 15 yards. For the Raiders other TDs, backup QB Bobby Hoying threw a 3-yard TD pass to TE Mondriel Fulcher and second-round pick QB Marques Tuiasosopo found fellow rookie WR Ken-Yon Rambo in the end zone with a 40-yard pass. Dallas rookie QB Quincy Carter had two TD passes, a 56-yard pass to WR Chris Brazzell and n 18-yard scoring pass to WR Bashir Yamini.

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