Team Notebook: New York Jets

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Jets | Lots of rest for Matt Forte
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:42:46 -0700

New York Jets RB Matt Forte should receive plenty of rest this season with RBs Bilal Powell and Khiry Robinson also in the mix.

Jets | Quincy Enunwa set to be third receiver?
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:10:05 -0700

New York Jets WR Quincy Enunwa currently has the inside track on being the No. 3 wide receiver. He will battle with WRs Kenbrell Thompkins, Jalin Marshall and Devin Smith (knee) for roster spots and playing time behind WRs Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson expects to be ready
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 14:12:04 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) said he expects to be ready for the start of the regular season but is not sure when he will be able to practice during training camp. He said the rehab from his broken leg is going well and that he is running four times a week.

Jets | Sheldon Richardson will not be limited
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:19:13 -0700

New York Jets DE Sheldon Richardson will receive his normal snaps during training camp even though he has been suspended for the first game of the 2016 season. Richardson was limited during training camp last season and said his conditioning was an issue after he served a four-game suspension.

Jets | Two Jets RBs to compete for No. 3 job
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:07:22 -0700

New York Jets RBs Zac Stacy (leg) and Khiry Robinson (leg) will compete for the No. 3 running back job during training camp, but Robinson may have an edge because the team does not believe he has reached his full potential yet.

Jets | Jordan Jenkins may start in 2016
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:06:38 -0700

New York Jets LB Jordan Jenkins will have a good chance to start at strongside linebacker in Week 1 if he is able to handle the mental aspect of the game.

Jets | Important year for Jace Amaro
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:34:15 -0700

New York Jets TE Jace Amaro is the projected starter for the Jets after he missed all of last year with a shoulder injury. He has worked hard on his blocking and believes he's improved in that area. However, he must earn the trust of offensive coordinator Chan Gailey and head coach Todd Bowles. The Jets tight ends combined for just eight catches on 23 targets in 2015.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson will be ready
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 11:33:49 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) said he will be ready for the season opener but can't predict when he'll be available in training camp. He is recovering from a broken right leg suffered in the season finale in 2015.

Jets | Long delay in Ryan Fitzpatrick talks
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:09:29 -0700

Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) and the New York Jets have not discussed a new contract in over a month, according to's Jeremy Fowler.

Jets | Khiry Robinson set for goal-line role?
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 10:29:09 -0700

New York Jets RB Khiry Robinson (leg) could be utilized as a short-yardage and goal-line back this season.

Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick situation could linger
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:37:08 -0700

It looks as though the New York Jets may wait to view the practice repetitions of QB Geno Smith in training camp before there is more movement in talks with free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets), according to sources.

Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets not a given
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:00:55 -0700

Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) re-signing with the New York Jets by the start of training camp, or shortly after, isn't a sure thing. The Jets have been offering a three-year, $24 million deal with $12 million in the first year.

Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick to sign soon?
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 12:26:55 -0700

Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) and the New York Jets should have more flexibility in future negotiations because the signing of DE Muhammad Wilkerson brings the possibility of a one-year deal. New York had just $3.4 million in salary cap space before the Wilkerson deal. That will now increase by a few million because the Jets no longer have to carry Wilkerson's $15.7 million franchise tag.

Jets | Sheldon Richardson will be expensive
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 12:15:04 -0700

New York Jets DE Sheldon Richardson will "surely" come at a higher price than the $54 million in guaranteed money to which DE Muhammad Wilkerson signed, according to's Darryl Slater. Richardson and the Jets are expected to start long-term contract negotiations next offseason as Richardson enters the fourth year of his rookie contract.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson may go on PUP list
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 06:49:43 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) likely will begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list because the team wants to be cautious with him since he is returning from a broken leg. The Jets want to make sure he will be ready for the start of the regular season.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson receives new deal
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:51:39 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson did sign a five-year deal with the Jets Friday, July 15, worth $86 million. The deal includes $37 million guaranteed and $54 million in the first three years.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson does not receive deal
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:07:31 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson did not agree to a long-term deal with the Jets Friday, July 15, and will play under the one-year franchise tag. He is scheduled to make $15.7 million in 2016.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson, Jets far apart
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 14:28:40 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson and the Jets are still far apart in their long-term contract negotiations. The deadline for franchise tagged players to sign a long-term deal is Friday, July 15. If a deal is not done, Wilkerson would have to play the 2016 season under the franchise tag. Wilkerson would earn $15.701 million this year with the tag. It's also possible, according to's Darryl Slater, that Wilkerson could also be tagged next year.

Jets | Two Jets CBs to compete for starting job
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:33:03 -0700

New York Jets CB Buster Skrine and CB Marcus Williams will compete during training camp for the starting cornerback job opposite CB Darrelle Revis. CB Dee Milliner could also compete for the job but is considered a long shot.

Jets | Nose tackle likely for Steve McLendon
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:32:40 -0700

New York Jets DT Steve McLendon has played in multiple spots this offseason, but he was signed to replace New York Giants DT Damon Harrison at nose tackle.

Jets | Ryan Fitzpatrick remains at impasse
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 06:19:53 -0700

Free-agent QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (Jets) has experienced no progress in contract talks with the New York Jets with just over two weeks away. Time may be running out since training camp felt like a deadline to get a deal done.

Jets | Dee Milliner should have a role
Sun, 10 Jul 2016 18:39:47 -0700

New York Jets CB Dee Milliner will likely have a role in sub-packages, even if he does beat out CB Marcus Williams for a full-time starting job, according to beat writer Dom Cosentino.

Jets | Lorenzo Mauldin expected to improve
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:15:37 -0700

New York Jets LB Lorenzo Mauldin is the leading candidate to start at outside linebacker in 2016, and the team expects his play to significantly improve. Mauldin is a solid pass rusher, but the Jets are unsure about his ability to stop the run and drop into coverage.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson, Jets not talking
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:07:01 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson has not talked with the Jets about a long-term contract, according to a source. The Jets have until July 15 to sign Wilkerson to a long-term deal.

Jets | Dakota Dozier played some center
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:48:16 -0700

New York Jets OG Dakota Dozier played the majority of his snaps at center this offseason while C Nick Mangold rested. Dozier did say that he believes he'll play more offensive guard when Mangold comes to training camp, though.

Jets | Big workload for Bilal Powell?
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:16:56 -0700

New York Jets RB Bilal Powell is expected to see a lot of touches this season, according to the New York Post's Brian Costello.

Jets | Steve McLendon playing multiple spots
Sun, 03 Jul 2016 19:42:46 -0700

New York Jets DT Steve McLendon was used at multiple positions along the defensive line, including nose tackle, during spring practices, and he said he uses his quickness to play various roles.

Jets | Jace Amaro a better blocker
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 11:19:22 -0700

New York Jets TE Jace Amaro has put much effort into making himself a better blocker this offseason, according to tight ends coach Jimmie Johnson. "You can see that he's put a lot of effort into trying to improve that part of his game," Johnson said.

Jets | Erin Henderson could lose playing time
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13:12:03 -0700

New York Jets LB Erin Henderson is expected to start at inside linebacker in 2016 but could lose some playing time to LB Darron Lee during the season.

Jets | Buster Skrine ready for increased opportunity
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:15:18 -0700

New York Jets CB Buster Skrine, who is expected to start opposite CB Darrelle Revis in the base defense, said he's ready for opposing quarterbacks to come his way often. "Bring it on," Skrine said. He had one interception last year after having four in 2014.

Jets | Sheldon Richardson suspended
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 09:59:32 -0700

New York Jets DE Sheldon Richardson was suspended one game for a personal conduct violation Thursday, June 30.

Jets | Marcus Williams should see more time
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:55:01 -0700

New York Jets CB Marcus Williams was on the field for 27% of the defensive snaps in 2015 but should receive more playing time in 2016 since CB Antonio Cromartie is no longer on the team. Williams should line up as an outside linebacker in the team's nickel coverage if CB Buster Skrine moves to nickel back.

Jets | Buster Skrine expected to start
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:48:50 -0700

New York Jets CB Buster Skrine is expected to start at one of the cornerback spots in 2016 but likely will move inside when the team is not in their base defense.

Jets | Jarvis Jenkins could have bigger role
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:47:56 -0700

New York Jets DE Jarvis Jenkins could receive major playing time early in the 2016 season if DE Sheldon Richardson receives a suspension.

Jets | Jeremy Ross to be cut?
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:50:04 -0700

New York Jets WR Jeremy Ross was among the wide receivers not projected to make the final roster, according to Seth Walder of The New York Daily News.

Jets | Bryce Petty projected off the team
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 12:41:40 -0700

New York Jets QB Bryce Petty did not make the 53-man roster projection made by Seth Walder of the New York Daily News.

Jets | Nick Folk will have competition
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:06:05 -0700

New York Jets PK Nick Folk will compete with PK Ross Martin for the kicker job during training camp, but the team would save around $2.2 million in salary cap space if Folk is released.

Jets | Leonard Williams more comfortable
Sun, 26 Jun 2016 13:53:45 -0700

New York Jets DE Leonard Williams said he is more comfortable entering his second season than he was as a rookie because he knows the defensive playbook and does not need to think as much on the field. He said he is looking to improve on his solid rookie season and is looking to improve his pass rush.

Jets | Jordan Jenkins works with starters
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:50:40 -0700

New York Jets LB Jordan Jenkins spent a lot of his time at minicamp working with the starters, but head coach Todd Bowles classified Jenkins as the backup behind LB Trevor Reilly.

Jets | Muhammad Wilkerson ditches brace
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:09:08 -0700

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson (leg) shared a video that showed him running without a leg brace, and he remains on track to be ready for the start of the season, if not sooner.

Jets | Christian Hackenberg not expected in '16
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:14:48 -0700

New York Jets QB Christian Hackenberg struggled with his accuracy in offseason workouts, and appeared methodical with his footwork while also making poor decisions. Beat writer Rich Cimini notes the rookie showed his arm strength, though, especially on deep balls. He needs to develop consistency. Hackenberg is not expected to play in 2016.

Jets | Dexter McDougle not jumping out
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:14:18 -0700

New York Jets CB Dexter McDougle did not do anything wrong during the offseason workouts, but he also did not jump out. The team has five experienced cornerbacks, so beat writer Rich Cimini believes McDougle needs a strong training camp and preseason to avoid being the latest draft pick to be cut.

Jets | Jarvis Harrison needs improvement
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:13:53 -0700

New York Jets OT Jarvis Harrison saw time at right tackle during minicamp, but he struggled with pass protection. He needs improvement, as the fifth-round pick in 2015 is not considered a lock for the roster.

Jets | NYJ excited about Deion Barnes
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:13:23 -0700

New York Jets LB Deion Barnes spent his rookie season on the practice squad, but he has made big improvement during the offseason. The coaches are excited about his progress, and he has a legitimate chance to make the 53-man roster.

Jets | Lorenzo Mauldin to play every down
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:13:01 -0700

New York Jets LB Lorenzo Mauldin had a strong rookie campaign, and the team expects him to be an every-down players in 2016.

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Aguiar Louie AC
Amaro Jace TE
Anderson Robby WR
Atkins Tim AC
Bailey Dion S
Barnes Deion LB
Barnes Terence DL
Barney Tarow DL
Bishop Freddie DL
Bloomgren Mike AC
Bohanon Tommy FB
Bostick Brandon TE
Bowles Todd HC
Boyer Brant AC
Brown Robby AC
Bullock Randy PK
Burris Justin CB
Caldwell Mike AC
Carpenter James OG
Carter Bruce LB
Catapano Mike DL
Clady Ryan OT
Collins Mark AC
Colon Willie OG
Conrad Tevon OT
Courtright Rick TO
Cunningham Jermaine LB
Danna Joe AC
Davis Claude DL
Davis Jesse OT
Davis Kellen TE
Davis Titus WR
Decker Eric WR
Diaz-Infante David AC
Dickerson Andy AC
Dorrell Karl AC
Dozier Dakota OL
Edwards Lac P
Edwards Lachlan P
Enunwa Quincy WR
Folk Nick PK
Forte Matt RB
Friend Kyle C
Gailey Chan OC
Giacomini Breno OT
Gilchrist Marcus FS
Griffin John RB
Hackenberg Christian QB
Hackett Tom P
Hammerschmidt Jeff AC
Hardin Brandon FS
Hardison Matt DL
Harris Cliff CB
Harris David LB
Harris Shelby DL
Harrison Jarvis OG
Hazelton Vidal WR
Hedelin Dave OT
Heimerdinger Brian TO
Henderson Erin LB
Hogan Rex TO
Holliday Roosevelt DL
Howsare Julian FB
Ijalana Ben OG
James Kendall CB
Jenkins Jarvis DL
Jenkins Jordan LB
Johnson Jimmie AC
Johnson Pepper AC
Johnson Wesley OG
Jones Mike AC
Jones Taiwan Z. LB
Keeton Bryson CB
Landolt Dennis OL
Lee Darron LB
Liedtke Mike OG
Lockett Bret SS
Maccagnan Mike TO
Mandolesi Jason AC
Mangold Nick C
Marcin Denny AC
Marshall Brandon WR
Marshall Jalin WR
Marshall Steve AC
Martin Josh LB
Martin Ronald S
Martin Ross PK
Matungulu Helva DL
Mauldin Lorenzo LB
McCutcheon Daylon CB
McDougle Dexter CB
McGee Eddie WR
McLendon Steve DL
Middleton Doug S
Miles Rontez FS
Milliner Dee CB
Morris Darryl CB
Morris Romar RB
Ngo Pierre AC
Obioha Julien DL
Patullo Kevin AC
Peake Charone WR
Pelon Claude DL
Petty Bryce QB
Powell Bilal RB
Pryor Calvin SS
Purdum Tanner C
Qvale Brent OT
Reilly Trevor LB
Revis Darrelle CB
Richardson Sheldon DL
Robinson Khiry RB
Rodgers Kacy DC
Ross Jeremy WR
Saxton Wes TE
Scott Jr. John AC
Shell Brandon OT
Shipp Marcel RB
Short Kevin CB
Simon Deon DL
Skrine Buster CB
Slowik Ryan AC
Smith Devin WR
Smith Geno QB
Sobolewski Daniel PK
Stacy Zac RB
Stanford Julian LB
Sudfeld Zach TE
Taylor Dahon OT
Thomas Bryan LB
Thomas Lawrence DL
Thompkins Kenbrell WR
Vander Laan Jason QB
Vander Laan Jason TE
Walls Davon DL
Watts Craig OG
Weatherford Steve P
Wilkerson Muhammad DL
Williams Dominique RB
Williams Kyle S. WR
Williams Leonard DL
Williams Marcus CB
Winters Brian OT
Wolf Ron TO
Worthy Chandler WR