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Jets | Jeff Hammerschmidt hired
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:41:58 -0800
The New York Jets hired Jeff Hammerschmidt as their new assistant special teams coach Friday, Feb. 5. He spent the last four years with Colorado State. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
Jets | New York not interested in Kaepernick
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:10:23 -0800
The New York Jets are not and have not been interested in San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick has wanted out of San Francisco for months now, and the hiring of new head coach Chip Kelly hasn't changed his stance. A trade remains very likely.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson trade possible?
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:51:10 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson is expected to receive the franchise tag this offseason, and the Jets could explore the possibility of trading him after he is tagged, according to sources.
Jets | Sign Dri Archer
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:26:17 -0800
The New York Jets signed RB Dri Archer (Steelers) to a Reserve/Futures contract Wednesday, Feb. 3.
Jets | Brandon Marshall doesn't want Kaep
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:46:35 -0800
New York Jets WR Brandon Marshall said he doesn't want the team to acquire San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick and wants the team to re-sign impending free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. "I don't want Kaepernick," Marshall said on ESPN's "First Take." "I think he's good. My guy's Fitz," Marshall explained. "It's nothing against Kaepernick, but what I'm saying is that I have my quarterbacks and I'm good."
Jets | New QB for Gang Green?
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:08:34 -0800
San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick reportedly "wants out of San Francisco," and sources said Tuesday, Feb. 2, that the New York Jets are his preferred destination. The team is aware and intrigued in Kaepernick's desire to play for the cub, but are still in early stages of their offseason planning and evaluation, sources said.
Jets | Hiring Brant Boyer
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 17:49:16 -0800
Former Indianapolis Colts assistant special teams coach Brant Boyer is joining the New York Jets as their special teams coach, according to a source.
Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick talks coming soon?
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 16:45:29 -0800
New York Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets are expected to discuss a contract extension in the coming weeks.
Jets | Matt Forte an option for New York?
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:10:02 -0800
Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte wouldn't be ruled out as an option for the New York Jets to sign if he becomes available, in the opinion of ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini.
Jets | New York has questions at running back
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 13:41:57 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent RBs Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell and Stevan Ridley will all be unrestricted free agents this offseason if they are not re-signed.
Jets | Chris Ivory unlikely to return?
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:22:38 -0800
New York Jets impending unrestricted free-agent RB Chris Ivory is likely to sign elsewhere this offseason. Although he racked up an AFC-best 1,070 rushing yards in 2015, he'll be 28 next month, he declined late in the season, and the Jets salary cap situation is tight. New York has seven starters headed to free agency, and they have only $14 million projected in salary cap space.
"They want to bring me back, but like I said, I think it's about the cap space. That's going to be the biggest factor as to whether I'm back or not," Ivory said. He's expected to seek at least $4 million per year on the open market.
Jets | No word on Muhammad Wilkerson deal
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:28:33 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson will be a free agent this offseason, but owner Woody Johnson was noncommittal when asked if the team was planning to re-sign him.
Jets | D'Brickashaw Ferguson could take pay cut
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 12:09:05 -0800
New York Jets OT D'Brickashaw Ferguson could be asked to take a pay cut in order to help a possible restructure of CB Darrelle Revis' contract.
Jets | Special teams an issue
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:56:16 -0800
The New York Jets will hire their fifth special teams coordinator in five years after firing former special teams coordinator Bobby April earlier this month. A new coordinator is expected to be hired this week, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini.
Jets | Darrelle Revis could restructure contract
Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:45:51 -0800
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis may be willing to restructure his contract this offseason, according to ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini. His current contract has four years and $54 million remaining, including $23 million guaranteed.
Jets | Geno Smith receives support
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:22:29 -0800
New York Jets QB Geno Smith has taken his "maturity" to a new level, according to owner Woody Johnson, and Johnson believes Smith has the skills to be a franchise quarterback.
Jets | Scott Chandler could interest Jets
Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:58:44 -0800
New England Patriots TE Scott Chandler could interest the New York Jets if he's cut as he put up good numbers with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and offensive coordinator Chan Gailey with the Buffalo Bills.
Jets | Chris Ivory wants to stay with Jets
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:05:45 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent RB Chris Ivory said he would like to re-sign with the Jets but is not sure if the team will have the salary cap space to bring him back.
Jets | Titus Davis signs Reserve/Futures deal
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:39:49 -0800
New York Jets WR Titus Davis signed a Reserve/Futures contract Thursday, Jan. 28.
Jets | Sheldon Richardson avoids jail
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 13:21:13 -0800
New York Jets DE Sheldon Richardson avoided jail time after pleading guilty Tuesday, Jan. 26, to resisting arrest and speeding and running a red light. Richardson was fined $1,050, however, and was also sentenced to 100 hours of community service. The sentence was reached as part of a plea agreement negotiated by prosecutors and Richardson's attorney.
Jets | Sheldon Richardson to appear in court
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:51:04 -0800
New York Jets DE Sheldon Richardson will appear in court in St. Louis Tuesday, Jan. 26, to face five misdemeanor charges stemming from a July high-speed police chase.
Jets | Ray Rice not on radar of NYJ
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:20:31 -0800
Free-agent RB Ray Rice is not on the New York Jets' radar, according to general manager Mike Maccagnan, but he admitted that discussions about Rice have taken place internally.
Jets | Sign Dominique Williams
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:22:10 -0800
New York Jets RB Dominique Williams was signed to a Reserve/Futures contract Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Jets | Darrelle Revis has injury
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:45:47 -0800
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis (undisclosed) is dealing with an undisclosed injury and will not participate in the 2016 Pro Bowl. San Diego Chargers CB Jason Verrett will take his place.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson needs six-month rehab
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:34:13 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) will need to rehab his broken leg for six months, according to general manager Mike Maccagnan.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson could receive franchise tag
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:19:46 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is a candidate to receive the franchise tag this offseason, according to general manager Mike Maccagnan.
Jets | New York wants to re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:58:52 -0800
New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan said he's "like very much" to re-sign QB Ryan Fitzpatrick this offseason.
Jets | Chandler Worthy signs
Tue, 12 Jan 2016 13:40:57 -0800
Free-agent WR Chandler Worthy (Texans) signed to a Reserve/Futures deal with the New York Jets Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Jets | Sign Adrien Robinson
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:42:16 -0800
Free-agent TE Adrien Robinson (Giants) was signed to a Reserve/Futures contract by the New York Jets Monday, Jan. 11.
Jets | Keith Armstrong to be special teams coordinator?
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:00:17 -0800
Atlanta Falcons special teams coordinator Keith Armstrong is likely headed to the New York Jets to become their new special teams coordinator. Armstrong and New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles were teammates in college, and Bowles tried to bring in Armstrong last year, but he was still under contract with Atlanta.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson may receive tag
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:44:17 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson could receive the franchise tag this offseason if the team is not able to sign him to a long-term contract.
Jets | Jeff Cumberland may not return
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:41:30 -0800
New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland could be released this offseason because the team could save $1.9 million by releasing him.
Jets | Antonio Cromartie could be cut
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:32:06 -0800
New York Jets CB Antonio Cromartie could be released this offseason because the team would save $8 million in salary cap space with the move.
Jets | Three coaches won't return
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 15:43:28 -0800
New York Jets special teams coach Bobby April, special teams assistant Steve Hagen and offensive line coach Ron Heller have been let go.
Jets | Darrelle Revis struggles in finale
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:36:28 -0800
New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis played press coverage against Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins just three or four times in a Week 17 loss after playing mostly press coverage against Watkins and limiting him to just three catches for 14 yards in an earlier meeting this year. Watkins was targeted 15 times in Week 17 and was covered by Revis eight of those times, according to Pro Football Focus. Watkins had five catches for 80 yards against Revis. Revis essentially was turned into a zone cornerback in the matchup with Watkins because of the Jets fear that Watkins would beat them deep.
Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick wants to stay
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 15:03:34 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick wants to keep playing in New York, and the two sides have expressed a mutual interest in staying together.
Jets | Two signed to Reserve/Futures deals
Tue, 05 Jan 2016 14:44:10 -0800
New York Jets TE Wes Saxton and WR Joe Anderson were signed to Reserve/Futures contracts Tuesday, Jan. 5.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson has fractured fibula
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 12:18:16 -0800
Updating a previous report, New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) suffered a fractured fibula in Week 17 against the Buffalo Bills, as opposed to a fractured tibia as originally reported by head coach Todd Bowles.
Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick hopes to return
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 10:38:02 -0800
New York Jets impending free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick said he hopes to re-sign with the Jets this offseason.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson to undergo surgery
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 10:33:06 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) will undergo surgery in about a week to repair the broken leg he suffered during the team's Week 17 game.
Jets | Eric Decker scores another touchdown
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:51:49 -0800
New York Jets WR Eric Decker caught five passes for 50 yards and one touchdown against the Buffalo Bills in Week 17.
Jets | Brandon Marshall surpasses 100-yard mark
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:46:40 -0800
New York Jets WR Brandon Marshall caught eight passes for 126 yards and one touchdown against the Buffalo Bills in Week 17.
Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick has inconsistent outing
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 14:29:17 -0800
New York Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick went 16-for-37 for 181 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions against the Buffalo Bills in Week 17. Fitzpatrick threw 31 touchdown passes this season, which set a franchise record.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson breaks leg
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 13:31:12 -0800
Updating a previous report, New York Jets DT Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) suffered a broken leg in the team's Week 17 game against the Buffalo Bills.
Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson carted off
Sun, 03 Jan 2016 13:00:12 -0800
New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (ankle) was carted off the field after he suffered an ankle injury during the team's Week 17 game and is considered doubtful to return.