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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 09:45:39 -0800
The New York Jets could consider releasing RB Mike Goodson because of his off-field issues and a $650,000 roster bonus he is scheduled to receive.
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 09:38:02 -0800
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson as pleaded not guilty to two weapon-possession charges stemming from an arrest last May. Goodson was offered a plea deal in the case but has rejected the deal. Goodson is facing three years in prison if he is convicted of the charges.
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:48:21 -0800
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson may be subject to NFL discipline again after being indicted on a gun charge last week. Goodson could be subject to discipline under the league's personal conduct policy.
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 12:07:25 -0800
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson was indicted on weapons charges Thursday, Nov. 7.
Tue, 15 Oct 2013 13:35:27 -0700
The New York Jets placed WR Clyde Gates (shoulder) and RB Mike Goodson (knee) on the season-ending Injured Reserve Tuesday, Oct. 15. Gates had 12 catches for 122 yards on the season. The team also signed RB Miguel Maysonet from the practice squad to their active roster.
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 08:47:56 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson (knee) is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his knee.
Sun, 13 Oct 2013 16:40:50 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Jets RB Mike Goodson (knee) suffered a knee injury in the Week 6 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he is scheduled for an MRI Monday, Oct. 14. A person close to Goodson said Sunday, Oct. 13, that the injury "doesn't look good."
Sun, 13 Oct 2013 13:20:21 -0700
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder) and RB Mike Goodson (knee) exited the Week 6 game with injuries.
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 12:47:13 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 11, and is listed as probable for Week 6.
Fantasy Tip: Bilal Powell likely will receive most of the carries during the team with Goodson sharing time with Chris Ivory as the backup running backs. Goodson likely will not be more than a flex option in most leagues because of the limited number of plays he will get during the game.
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:15:07 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson (illness) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 10.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:32:09 -0700
New York Jets LB Quinton Coples (ankle), DT Kenrick Ellis (not injury related), WR Clyde Gates (knee), RB Mike Goodson (illness), S Jaiquawn Jarrett (knee) and CB Dee Milliner (hamstring) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 20:54:21 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson (hamstring) had three carries for 32 yards in the Week 5 game against the Atlanta Falcons in his season debut, and he added one reception for nine yards. RB Chris Ivory carried four times for 27 yards. Both had just four touches to 13 touches for RB Bilal Powell.
Fantasy Tip: Goodson and Ivory need to do a lot more if they are going to unseat Powell as the top RB option on the team. For now, Powell is your best bet for fantasy value among the trio, but Goodson and Ivory could eat into the touches if they start running well and head coach Rex Ryan elects to go with the hot-hand approach. For now, that hot hand belongs to Powell.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:18:30 -0700
New York Jets RBs Mike Goodson (hamstring) and Chris Ivory (hamstring) are each active for the Week 5 game against the Atlanta Falcons Monday, Oct. 7.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 18:59:39 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson could return kicks Week 5 if WR Clyde Gates (knee) is not able to play.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 16:26:10 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson (hamstring), OG Willie Colon (elbow), DE Quinton Coples (ankle), DE Sheldon Richardson (shoulder), DT Kenrick Ellis (back), LB Garrett McIntyre (shoulder), CB Antonio Cromartie (hip), CB Darrin Walls (shoulder) and SS Antonio Allen (finger) are listed as probable for Week 5. Goodson was limited during practice Saturday, Oct. 5, while the other players fully practiced.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 12:47:26 -0700
The New York Jets activated RB Mike Goodson from the reserve/suspended list and WR Mike Campbell from the practice squad. LB Ricky Sapp and WR Ryan Spadola were waived.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 12:38:38 -0700
The New York Jets have activated RB Mike Goodson from the exempt list and promoted WR Mike Campbell from the practice squad. They have also released LB Ricky Sapp and WR Ryan Spadola.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 06:40:55 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson had to leave practice early Friday, Oct. 4, after dealing with a tight hamstring. Goodson did not participate in team drills. Offensive coordinator Marty Morningwhig was not concerned with the injury. "I don't think there's much of anything there [with his hamstring]," offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg said. "I'm excited to get Mike rolling."
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 14:45:02 -0700
New York Jets RB Chris Ivory (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 3.
Fantasy Tip: Ivory took some repetitions in the portion of practice open to the media, however. It's a good sign. But with Bilal Powell remaining the lead back and Mike Goodson back in the picture, it's hard to see Ivory making a huge fantasy impact for at least another week or two.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:17:01 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson is hopeful of making his regular season debut in Week 5 against the Atlanta Falcons Monday, Oct. 7, after missing training camp and the first four weeks of the regular season due to a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. Head coach Rex Ryan was non-committal about using Goodson in Week 5, saying Goodson is not in football shape.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 16:05:19 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson said he expects to play Week 5 after serving his four-game suspension but is not sure what the coaches have planned for him at this point. He said he has been working out during his suspension and has worked on learning the playbook.
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:42:38 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson is eligible to rejoin the team for practice Monday, Sept. 30, after serving his four-game suspension for substance abuse.
Fantasy Tip: Don't expect Goodson to be involved much in his first week back, even with Chris Ivory (hamstring) expected to miss another week. Bilal Powell has earned the lion's share of the touches, and Alex Green is in the picture for backup touches.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:43:59 -0700
The New York Jets are expected to use RB Bilal Powell as the featured back the next two weeks while they bring RB Chris Ivory (hamstring) and suspended RB Mike Goodson are brought back slowly. Running back coach Anthony Lynn said Powell can be used in most situations. "He's always had a skill set that can cover - between the tackles, outside the tackles, receiving skills, blocking skills. He has a complete skill set, and that allows him to stay on the field. Even if he's not the feature back he would be on the field a lot," Lynn said. Powell said he entered the season more prepared which has allowed him to play faster and be more comfortable.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 09:33:34 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson agreed to cut his base salary from $1 million to $715,000. With his four-game suspension and two games on the non-football injury list, his cap number is just $798,080 for the 2013 season.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 17:59:20 -0700
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell is listed at the top of the team's depth chart, ahead of RB Chris Ivory and newly acquired RB Alex Green. RB Mike Goodson will also join the mix after he serves his four-game suspension.
Fantasy Tip: Powell's grasp on the job is still tenuous at best, and he should be considered nothing more than an RB3 or flex play in Week 1.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 17:09:14 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson (personal) said Tuesday, Aug. 27, that he has resolved "some personal stuff," and he will work his way back into playing shape during his upcoming four-game suspension. Goodson did not say whether he received counseling for substance abuse during his personal absence, but it is believed that is where he went during his time away from the team.
Fantasy Tip: For fantasy purposes, there is no reason to bother with Goodson for a while. Even when he comes back, he will be behind at least Bilal Powell and Chris Ivory in the pecking order for carries, unless injuries occur.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:21:44 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson has been suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substance Abuse.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 11:24:11 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson is expected to report to the team within the next 24 hours. Goodson has not participated in training camp because of personal issues.
Fantasy Tip: Goodson has missed a lot of practice time and probably will begin the season as the No. 3 running back. He likely will not have any fantasy value unless he becomes the team's No. 2 running back at some point during the regular season. Goodson would be a waiver wire option if he does earn the No. 2 running back job.
Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:48:26 -0700
New York Jets general manager Mike Idzik said that he expects RP Mike Goodson to show up during the preseason.
Fantasy Tip: Goodson has missed way too much of the preseason and training camp to be expected to contribute regularly at the start of the regular season. That could change eventually, but as of now, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell are the main guys out of the backfield. Injuries and poor performance could push Goodson up the depth chart eventually, but for now, ignore him in fantasy drafts.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 15:34:58 -0700
New York Jets RB Chris Ivory (hamstring) is unlikely to play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 9, thanks to a tweaked hamstring. RBs Mike Goodson and Joe McKnight (head) haven't been available in drills, either, so RB Bilal Powell has received a lot of the repetitions in training camp.
Sat, 27 Jul 2013 19:16:20 -0700
New York Jets general manager John Idzik said he hopes RB Mike Goodson will be able to rejoin the team at some point. Idzik would not comment on the personal matter Goodson is dealing with.
Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:20:32 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan would not comment when asked if he thought RB Mike Goodson would return to the team at any point. Goodson did not report for training camp because he is dealing with personal issues unrelated to his offseason arrest.
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 18:57:39 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson has not reported to training camp because he is dealing with some personal issues unrelated to his arrest this offseason. The Jets are being supportive while Goodson deals with his issues.
Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:21:24 -0700
The New York Jets placed RB Mike Goodson on the Reserve/Did Not Report list Thursday, July 25, and put RB Joe McKnight (ankle, leg) on the Non-Football Injury list.
Mon, 22 Jul 2013 22:15:31 -0700
The New York Jets enter the season without a 1,000-yard rusher on the roster for the first time since 1994. RBs Chris Ivory, Mike Goodson and Bilal Powell will battle or playing time. The team feels Ivory could be a Top 10 back if he is able to stay healthy.
Fantasy Tip: Ivory has the best shot at being a viable fantasy option among the three RBs. Right now, consider him a low-end RB2 or flex play on draft day with the potential to be a must-start RB2.
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:14:16 -0700
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell is in need of a strong training camp and preseason to stick around, as the team brought in RBs Chris Ivory and Mike Goodson during the offseason. Powell and RB Joe McKnight are fighting for jobs, and McKnight has value due to his skills as a kick returner. Powell's value increases if Goodson is suspended for his recent arrest.
Fantasy Tip: Even if Powell makes the roster, he still has an uphill climb to get into the mix for any meaningful touches. Avoid Powell on draft day in all fantasy leagues unless injuries decimate the team's RB corps during the preseason to open up a more prominent role.
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 08:10:23 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson's future with the team is still uncertain because of his arrest this offseason. He could face a one-game suspension if he pleads guilty to possession of marijuana. The gun charges against him could be dropped.
Fri, 14 Jun 2013 14:40:07 -0700
New York Jets RB Joe McKnight said none of the running backs won the starting running back job during offseason workouts and the competition will be decided during training camp. McKnight is expected to compete for RBs Chris Ivory, Mike Goodson and Bilal Powell for the starting job with Ivory considered the favorite at this point.
Wed, 12 Jun 2013 08:31:08 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said the team could use more two-back sets. RBs Chris Ivory, Mike Goodson and Bilal Powell are in the mix.
Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:13:28 -0700
New York Jets RB Bilal Powell saw work on the third-down package in the first day of minicamp Tuesday, June 11. He is expected to battle RB Mike Goodson for the third-down job.
Fri, 07 Jun 2013 13:04:51 -0700
Anthony J. Fusco, attorney for New York Jets RB Mike Goodson, said the other arrested person involved in Goodson's arrest last month said the gun found in the car was his and not Goodson's. Goodson was charged with possession of a firearm and hollow-point bullets, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Goodson's chances to stay with the Jets would improve if the gun charges against him are dropped.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:04:29 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson (illness) did not participate in organized team activities Wednesday, June 5, because of a stomach virus.
Thu, 30 May 2013 15:16:21 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson looked good while participating in organized team activities Thursday, May 30, catching passes and showing quick feet to beat defenders. "You see the speed that he has," head coach Rex Ryan said. "That's what jumps out at me anyway. He had the ball in the open field a couple times, and you see the acceleration that he has. That's been impressive."
Fantasy Tip: With Chris Ivory also in the running back picture, Goodson's legal troubles won't endear him to many fantasy football owners unless he's cleared of all of his charges before draft season. That's possible, but even then, as a change-of-pace back in an offense that's likely to struggle, there's not much upside here.
Tue, 28 May 2013 10:16:14 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson did participate in organized team activities Tuesday, May 28. Goodson was held out workouts last week by the NFL and the team because of his recent arrest.
Fri, 24 May 2013 07:57:05 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson will return to practice next week.
Thu, 23 May 2013 22:06:53 -0700
New York Jets RB Chris Ivory impressed in practice Wednesday, May 22, and is lining up to be the feature back. Mike Goodson's legal troubles are jeopardizing his future with the team. Joe McKnight doesn't appear long for the club. Bilal Powell is the only true competition for touches.
Fantasy Tip: Ivory, who often dazzled in changeup work with the New Orleans Saints, has a high ceiling in this West Coast offense, but his floor is pretty low, as well, if the quarterback play (Mark Sanchez? Geno Smith?) doesn't come through. He's more safely drafted as an RB3 but might garner RB2 attention. Don't put yourself in the latter category based on numbers he hasn't produced yet.
Tue, 21 May 2013 12:10:46 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson will plead not guilty to all charges, with the most serious being a second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. If convicted, Goodson would face a minimum three-year prison sentence under the Graves Act. Goodson's defense is confident they will show that he was not in possession of the gun. Goodson also faces a third-degree possession of a loaded handgun and marijuana and paraphernalia charges.
Fantasy Tip: Even if Goodson avoids serious jail time in this case, that doesn't mean that he won't be suspended for a good chunk of the season by the NFL. As a result, he's a risky handcuff option to Chris Ivory on draft day.
Mon, 20 May 2013 12:02:26 -0700
New York Jets RB Mike Goodson was in attendance at the team's first OTA practice Monday, May 20, but only to meet with team officials following his arrest on drug and weapons charges last week. Goodson didn't participate or watch the team's workouts, and his future with the team is uncertain. If Goodson pleads guilty or is convicted of unlawful possession of a handgun, he'll be subject to the Graves Act, which is a New Jersey law that carries a minimum of three years in jail.
Sat, 18 May 2013 11:43:38 -0700
New York Jets OG Willie Colon said he does not think RB Mike Goodson will remain with the team after being arrested earlier this week. "It's one of the things where it's zero-tolerance with stuff like that," Colon said. "It's sad. Mike could have been huge for us."
Fantasy Tip: If the team does decide to release Goodson, Chris Ivory probably would be a bigger favorite to win the starting running back job this season. He likely would be a solid No. 2 running back on most fantasy teams.
Fri, 17 May 2013 10:33:01 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Jets RB Mike Goodson was arrested Friday, May 17, and charged with possession of marijuana under 50 grams, possession of paraphernalia, unlawful possession of a loaded handgun and possession of a hollow-point bullet. Goodson was being held on $50,000 full cash bail.
Fantasy Tip: A suspension for Goodson from the league could be looming. Until we know more, he shouldn't be worth drafting. He was set to be the No. 2 back behind Chris Ivory to begin with. That task may now fall to Bilal Powell for a good portion of the early season.