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Fri, 31 Aug 2012 10:57:13 -0700
The St. Louis Rams cut DL Vernon Gholston Friday, Aug. 31.
Wed, 22 Aug 2012 16:37:11 -0700
The St. Louis Rams have signed free-agent DE Vernon Gholston (Bears). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:33:40 -0700
New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum takes full responsibility for drafting free-agent DL Vernon Gholston (Bears) with the sixth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. Gholston played just five games with the team in three seasons. "Ultimately, that was my decision," Tannenbaum said. "There were a lot of things we liked about Vernon: his measurables, production, and obviously it didn't work out. Why it didn't, we've looked at that quite a bit."
Wed, 14 Dec 2011 07:24:04 -0800
The Detroit Lions worked out free-agent DL Vernon Gholston (Bears) Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 05:36:47 -0700
The Houston Texans worked out free-agent DL Vernon Gholston (Bears) Tuesday, Sept. 20.
Mon, 29 Aug 2011 10:24:14 -0700
The Chicago Bears have released QB Trevor Vittatoe, C J.C. Brignone, DE Vernon Gholston, DT Tank Tyler and LB Tanner Antle.
Mon, 22 Aug 2011 21:07:09 -0700
Chicago Bears DL Vernon Gholston remained on the sidelined in the preseason game Monday, Aug. 22, while DLs Nick Reed and Mario Addison entered before he did. Gholston had his best practice of training camp last week, but he is well down in the rotation.
Thu, 18 Aug 2011 13:47:53 -0700
Chicago Bears DLs Mario Addison and Vernon Gholston are seeing increased repetitions in practice with DL Corey Wootton (knee) injured. Addison is having a solid training camp, and the team is starting to see small improvements from Gholston. The Bears see Gholston as a better fit in a 4-3 defensive scheme.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 16:30:32 -0700
The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with free-agent DL Vernon Gholston (Jets). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 14:35:53 -0700
The Chicago Bears are interested in free-agent DE Vernon Gholston (Jets) and are prepared to bring him in.
Sun, 22 May 2011 11:49:53 -0700
The Cleveland Browns are not believed to have any interest in free-agent DE Vernon Gholston (Jets) once free agency begins.
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 14:37:15 -0800
Free-agent DE Vernon Gholston (Jets) could receive interest from at least one team this offseason if he is willing to sign for the league minimum, according to Rich Cimini, of ESPNNewYork.com.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 14:58:56 -0800
Free-agent DE Vernon Gholston (Jets) has cleared waivers, reports FOXSports.com's Adam Caplan.
Wed, 02 Mar 2011 17:51:10 -0800
The New York Jets have waived DE Vernon Gholston and released TE Ben Hartsock.
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 15:26:02 -0800
The New York Jets will release OT Damien Woody, DE Vernon Gholston, DT Kris Jenkins and LB Jason Taylor, sources told Manish Mehta, of the New York Daily News. The team may look to re-sign the players to a reduced salary after they are released.
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 10:00:35 -0800
The New York Jets are expected let DE Vernon Gholston go this offseason, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini.
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 11:37:04 -0800
New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum indicated the team may decide to release DE Vernon Gholston if they do believe he has a role on the team, reports Jenny Vrentas, of The Star-Ledger.
Sun, 23 Jan 2011 14:43:44 -0800
The New York Jets have declared DL Jarron Gilbert, TE Jeff Cumberland, FB John Conner, QB Kellen Clemens, DL Marcus Dixon, TE Matthew Mulligan, WR Patrick Turner, LB Vernon Gholston inactive for Week 20.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:17:26 -0800
The New York Jets have declared WR Brad Smith, DL Jarron Gilbert, TE Jeff Cumberland, FB John Conner, QB Kellen Clemens, DL Marcus Dixon, TE Matthew Mulligan, LB Vernon Gholston inactive for Week 19.
Sat, 08 Jan 2011 15:59:08 -0800
The New York Jets have declared CB Isaiah Trufant, DL Jarron Gilbert, TE Jeff Cumberland, RB Joe McKnight, QB Kellen Clemens, DL Marcus Dixon, LB Vernon Gholston, OL Vlad Ducasse inactive for Week 18.
Wed, 29 Dec 2010 20:40:35 -0800
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan indicated that the team may run with some younger players in their Week 17 game against the Buffalo Bills, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini. RB Joe McKnight, DL Vernon Gholston, CB Kyle Wilson, FB John Conner and DL Marcus Dixon could all see increased playing time.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 12:46:12 -0800
New York Jets DE Vernon Gholston may start at defensive end in Week 10 because the Cleveland Browns like to use heavy personnel groupings and Gholston has done well stopping the run, reports Conor Orr, of The Star-Ledger.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 09:08:52 -0800
New York Jets DL Vernon Gholston will start in place of DL Mike DeVito during Week 9, reports Manish Mehta, of The New York Daily News. It is Gholston's fourth career start, and his last one came as a rookie.
Sat, 06 Nov 2010 08:32:19 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said DE Vernon Gholston has made improvements this season and believes that Gholston will become an excellent player in the future, reports Manish Mehta, of the New York Daily News. Ryan believes Gholston could have a long career with the Jets.
Wed, 29 Sep 2010 08:01:09 -0700
New York Jets DE Vernon Gholston will have a bigger role in the defense if LB Jamaal Westerman (hamstring, ankle) is not able to play in Week 4, according to Manish Mehta, of the New York Daily News.
Tue, 21 Sep 2010 15:20:44 -0700
New York Jets OT D'Brickashaw Ferguson and DL Vernon Gholston were both in the car with WR Braylon Edwards when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated Tuesday, Sept. 21, according to ESPN.com. Edwards will have to appear in court Nov. 9 to answer the charges.
Thu, 02 Sep 2010 06:42:56 -0700
New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston has shown improvement this preseason and will split time between defensive end and linebacker with LB Calvin Pace (foot) out, reports the New York Daily News' Kevin Armstrong.
Mon, 09 Aug 2010 07:04:19 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he has excited by how DE Vernon Gholston performed during practice Monday, Aug. 9, and hopes Gholston can string together several productive practices, reports Manish Mehta, of the New York Daily News. "That's the best day he's had since I've been here. I want to see him string some together… This is the most excited I've ever been about Vernon Gholston…. Whatever he had for breakfast, he needs to eat (more). That was big time," Ryan said.
Fri, 06 Aug 2010 07:04:45 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said DE Vernon Gholston will have a spot on the roster this season as a backup defensive end, reports Jane McManus, of ESPNNewYork.com. Ryan said Gholston will play better this season.
Fri, 28 May 2010 06:28:16 -0700
New York Jets DE Vernon Gholston said he hopes to add about 10 pounds before the start of the season because his move to defensive end, reports Jenny Vrentas, of The Star-Ledger. Gholston played at 260 pounds last season as a linebacker.
Fri, 28 May 2010 06:21:43 -0700
New York Jets DE Vernon Gholston said his move to defensive end has gone well so far, and head coach Rex Ryan said Gholston has performed really well during workouts, reports Jenny Vrentas, of The Star-Ledger.
Sun, 25 Apr 2010 14:53:52 -0700
New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston has had his contract restructured, a source familiar with the situation told ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini and Adam Schefter. The team has lowered his base salary with a chance for him to recoup the money by reaching incentives, according to the source. Specific terms of the restructuring were not disclosed.
Wed, 21 Apr 2010 11:04:12 -0700
Rich Cimini, for ESPNNewYork.com, reports New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston has been working at defensive end during offseason workouts, and the team is considering moving Gholston to defensive end permanently, according to sources.
Tue, 02 Mar 2010 07:07:05 -0800
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports the release of New York Jets RB Thomas Jones is a decision that stung several veterans on the team. "I can tell you, it's not going to be a popular move in the locker room," said one player, speaking on the condition of anonymity. "We loved T.J. The man loved the game and put it all on the line only to get dumped after his best season. I think you should reward players for performance. You dump him but give LB Vernon Gholston another shot? Doesn't make sense." OG Alan Faneca said it would be difficult to replace Jones' intangibles and production. "It just goes to show the business side of the game, when such a productive guy like T.J. is released," Faneca said in an e-mail. "To be so close last year, and then for T.J. not to be there with us going after the ring again is what hurts."
Sat, 27 Feb 2010 15:32:27 -0800
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, during his interview at the NFL Scouting Combine, said it is a make-or-break season for LB Vernon Gholston next season but expects Gholston to make big strides.
Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:00:01 -0800
Adam Rank, of NFL.com, reports the New York Jets could release LB Vernon Gholston during the offseason, because they would not face a big salary cap hit due to the uncapped season, according to NFL.com's Steve Wyche.
Fri, 29 Jan 2010 12:46:35 -0800
Mark Cannizzaro, of the New York Post, reports New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said he does not think LB Vernon Gholston has lost his love for playing football. "He's never missed a workout, doesn't miss practice. I have no objective information to say this guy doesn't like football. He may he quiet, but that doesn't mean he's not passionate," Tannenbaum said.
Thu, 28 Jan 2010 15:41:34 -0800
New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum said during a press conference that he expects LB Vernon Gholston to be with the team next season.
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 08:07:24 -0800
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports if the New York Jets opt to release LB Vernon Gholston in the offseason, he would not be missed in the locker room. "I don't see the passion," said one of Gholston's teammates, speaking on the condition of anonymity. "He plays stiff and he just doesn't seem to have that love for the game. I've never seen any emotion at all."
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 14:26:51 -0800
Dave Hutchinson, of The Star Ledger, reports New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston's future with the team is uncertain this offseason even though the team owes him roughly $11 million in guaranteed money.
Fri, 27 Nov 2009 19:04:03 -0800
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) practiced in full Friday, Nov. 27, and he is expected to return for Week 12. He is listed as probable for the game.
Thu, 26 Nov 2009 16:59:48 -0800
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 26. He may be a game-time decision for Week 12.
Wed, 25 Nov 2009 15:30:51 -0800
Updating a previous report, New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 25.
Wed, 25 Nov 2009 13:15:05 -0800
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 25.
Sun, 22 Nov 2009 12:16:40 -0800
The New York Jets have declared QB Erik Ainge, CB Justin Miller, LB Kenwyn Cummings, QB Kevin O'Connell, OG Matthew Slauson, DL Ropati Pitoitua, LB Ryan Fowler, LB Vernon Gholston inactive for Week 11.
Fri, 20 Nov 2009 14:59:45 -0800
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 20. He has been ruled out for Week 11.
Thu, 19 Nov 2009 19:25:43 -0800
Dan Leberfeld, of Jets Confidential, reports New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) missed the team's practice Thursday, Nov. 19, and will not play Week 11.
Wed, 18 Nov 2009 14:18:43 -0800
New York Jets LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) and FS Jim Leonhard (thumb) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Wed, 18 Nov 2009 11:31:17 -0800
Rich Cimini, of the New York Daily News, reports New York Daily News, reports New York Jets FS Jim Leonhard (thumb) and LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 18. Head coach Rex Ryan has said Leonhard likely will not play in Week 11.
Sun, 15 Nov 2009 08:51:50 -0800
The New York Jets have declared CB Ahmad Carroll, RB Danny Woodhead, QB Erik Ainge, CB Justin Miller, QB Kevin O'Connell, OG Matthew Slauson, LB Ryan Fowler, LB Vernon Gholston inactive for Week 10.