New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has expressed a focus on rebuilding the roster, beginning with the outside linebacker position. Maccagnan is looking to model the Jets defense after the Pittsburgh Steelers by creating a pipeline of outside pass rushers.
Matt Forte has been with the Chicago Bears since he was drafted in 2008, but the two parties decided to part ways at the end of this season. While the New York Jets could use the boost on the ground, their many other needs outweigh the cost of bringing Forte to the team.
A new fan poll revealed that New York Jets fans do not think their team was ready to win the Super Bowl this past season, losing to either the Denver Broncos or the Carolina Panthers in the postseason.
NFL Draft guru Mike Mayock of the NFL Network believes the New York Jets are headed in the right direction under general manager Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles.
The New York Jets will be revamping their offensive tackle positions this offseason and Brent Qvale, a third-year player out of Nebraska could be in the mix for a larger role.
With a glut of their own key players hitting free agency this March and many other positions to address, the New York Jets are likely to let DT Damon "Snacks" Harrison hit the ope market.
Former New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy is coming down hard on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. McElroy isn' tupset about his post-game performance, though, he's upset that Newton didn't fall on his own fumble in the 4th quarter of Super Bowl 50.
The New York Jets have finished filling out their 2016 coaching staff, promoting John Scott Jr. from defensive quality control coach to assistant defensive line coach and hiring David Diaz-Infante as assistant offensive line coach and Tim Atkins to fill Scott's role as defensive quality control coach.
New York Jets guard Brian Winters benefited from Willie Colon's injury, gaining experience but also earning a $1 million salary increase by playing 35% of the Jets' offensive snaps in 2015.
The New York Jets may be running in place after a 10-6 season, which has led ESPN to rank them No. 12 in their annual preseason power rankings.