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Category: ‘2012 NFL Draft’

New York Jets Release Wide Receiver Stephen Hill
August 30th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Well, it finally happened. Stephen Hill is no longer a member of the New York Jets. After a disappointing preseason that was preceded with a lot of positive talk from the coaches about Hill working harder than ever and taking the next step, the Jets grew impatient and decided to...

The Time is Now for New York Jets Wide Receiver Stephen Hill
August 3rd, 2014 at 8:54 PM
There was a lot to look forward to in 2012 when the New York Jets drafted Stephen Hill in the second round.  Two years later, he may possibly be fighting for his job.  ***PHOTO1***  After Hill had a great combine and an impressive first career game, it looked like the Jets might...

New York Jets’ Stephen Hill Placed on Injured Reserve
December 13th, 2013 at 11:09 PM
The New York Jets have placed wide receiver Stephen Hill on injured reserve with a knee injury, ending what has ultimately been a disappointing second season in the NFL for the team's second round choice in the 2012 NFL Draft. The move comes a few weeks after Stephen Hill lost...

New York Jets Look Back Series: New York Jets 2012 NFL Draft
August 3rd, 2013 at 9:06 PM
In this final part of our look back at the New York Jets last five draft classes we examine last year's draftees from the 2012 NFL Draft. If you missed any of the other parts of this series you can find them for 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 by clicking...

New York Jets Moving Quinton Coples to Outside Linebacker?
May 3rd, 2013 at 1:25 PM
When the New York Jets drafted Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson No. 13 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft, it was a sign of a shakeup in their defensive front. While the Jets are usually identified as a 3-4 defense, it's a very varied front and the scheme Rex Ryan...

Looking Back at the Stephen Hill Selection in the 2012 NFL Draft
February 11th, 2013 at 11:02 AM
The New York Jets made a splash in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft, trading up to pick Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill. Just as with the Quinton Coples selection, some were very critical of the pick, especially giving up more picks (the Jets traded their second,...

Cliff Harris: Underrated Signing by New York Jets Could Pay Off
February 9th, 2013 at 4:53 PM
At Oregon, Cliff Harris was seen as a future NFL cornerback. He was an All-American after the 2010 season, which saw his Ducks fall to Cam Newton and Auburn in the BCS National Championship Game. Cliff Harris finished that season with eight interceptions and led the nation in pass break...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples: Look Back at 2012 NFL Draft
February 6th, 2013 at 5:55 PM
There was plenty of backlash when the New York Jets selected Quinton Coples in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. After names like Melvin Ingram and Courtney Upshaw were linked to the Jets throughout the process, many assumed if one of those two were on the board they...

New York Jets: Who Should They Have Drafted in the First Round of the 2012 NFL Draft?
November 11th, 2012 at 12:53 PM
With just two sacks on the season and one of them becoming a negative play after a face mask penalty, it's hard to argue that Quinton Coples has been anything but a bust for the Jets so far this season. We here at Jets 101 were lukewarm on the pick...

New York Jets: Demario Davis Ready to Start at Inside Linebacker?
October 24th, 2012 at 12:43 PM
The New York Jets made an effort to get younger and faster over the offseason, especially through the 2012 NFL Draft. Part of that was the selection of Demario Davis, an inside linebacker with blazing speed from Arkansas State. The Jets grabbed Demario Davis in the third round of the...

New York Jets Release Fullback John Conner, Promote Marcus Dowtin from Practice Squad
October 18th, 2012 at 9:51 AM
The New York Jets have released fullback John Conner, reaching an injury settlement with their fifth round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. John Conner earned the nickname "The Terminator" for his big hits, but in the end his production and ability to contribute in other ways didn't add up...

New York Jets Sign Jason Hill, Who Once Called Darrelle Revis “Overhyped”
October 3rd, 2012 at 11:56 AM
The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Jason Hill, most recently a member of the Denver Broncos. If you recall that name, it's not because of anything he did on the field. Jason Hill is a recognizable name because he made a ludicrous statement last season as a member...

New York Jets’ Stephen Hill: What to Expect in Week 3
September 23rd, 2012 at 10:56 AM
After busting onto the NFL scene in Week 1 with a couple of touchdowns against the Buffalo Bills, New York Jets rookie wide receiver Stephen Hill was quiet in Week 2. Quiet may actually be an understatement: Hill was dead silent. ***PHOTO1*** The Pittsburgh Steelers' pass rush was in Mark Sanchez's face...

Stephen Hill: New York Jets Rookie Wide Receiver Will Start Sunday Against Buffalo Bills
September 6th, 2012 at 12:41 PM
New York Jets rookie wide receiver Stephen Hill will start across from Santonio Holmes on Sunday, according to head coach Rex Ryan. Rex Ryan updated the injury status of multiple players, including Eric Smith, Dustin Keller and Sione Pouha, but also dropped a few notes about the starting lineup for...

New York Jets 2012 NFL Draft Picks: Preseason Review
September 2nd, 2012 at 5:30 PM
With final cuts official, it's a good time to review how the new York Jets did with their 2012 NFL Draft picks. Most are far from a final verdict, but with the regular season starting one week from today it's a landmark spot in the careers of the players chosen...

New York Jets 2012 Roster: the Final 53 Players
August 31st, 2012 at 10:05 PM
Well now that the 9 p.m. deadline has come and gone we can announce the final 53 roster for the 2012 New York Jets. Now despite whom the Jets kept and who were cut, expect to see a few return after 12 noon Saturday to the eight man practice squad....

New York Jets’ Yeremiah Bell, Mike Devito Out; Quinton Coples and Josh Bush to Start
August 26th, 2012 at 7:19 PM
Mike DeVito and Yeremiah Bell will be out tonight for the New York Jets when they take on the Carolina Panthers at MetLife Stadium. Their absence will create an opportunity for two rookies, 2012 NFL Draft picks Quinton Coples and Josh Bush. Both will get a chance to start as...

New York Jets Looking to Add Olympic Sprinter Jeff Demps
August 16th, 2012 at 10:24 PM
Now with the 2012 Olympics Games in London in the past, sprinter Jeff Demps, formerly of the Florida Gators football team, is looking to re-start his football career in the NFL. Jeff Demps could have been drafted during the 2012 NFL Draft, but chose then to pursue his sprinting career,...

New York Jets: Who Will Be the 2012 Training Camp Hero?
July 28th, 2012 at 12:05 PM
Every year in just about every training camp across the NFL, a player pops up who unexpectedly catches the attention of all those watching. The New York Jets have had plenty in their recent history, with one specific case turning into a real NFL success story. These are players like...

New York Jets Training Camp Starts on a High Note
July 27th, 2012 at 10:22 AM
New York Jets players reported for training camp yesterday, marking the official start of training camp at SUNY Cortland. The most important sighting was Darrelle Revis. It was reported last week that he would show up on time and he did, which makes Jets training camp a much happier place...