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New York Jets Running Backs Even Better than Advertised
September 9th, 2014 at 3:10 PM
The New York Jets entered the season with a few well documented holes to the roster. One place that the Jets were perceived to be very strong was at the running back position. A combination of Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory, and Bilal Powell figured to be one of the best...

New York Jets’ Chris Ivory Admites ‘He Screwed Up’ Raising Hand During 71-Yard Touchdown Run
September 8th, 2014 at 4:06 PM
If you ever watch a blooper reel of NFL plays, the one that comes to mind is Leon Lett's almost returned fumble touchdown for the Dallas Cowboys against the Buffalo Bills. Newton is running back the play, slows up, Bills player Don Beebe runs behind Newton around the goal line,...

New York Jets’ Damon Harrison Aims Responsive Comments Towards New York Giants’ Andre Williams
August 21st, 2014 at 5:18 PM
First it was New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan who responded to New York Giants running back Andre Williams over who was the team of the town. Now it's one of Ryan's defensive lineman. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Jets starting defensive end Damon Harrison decided to respond to Williams comments from earlier...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan Takes Jab at New York Giants’ Andre Williams Over Comments
August 20th, 2014 at 5:57 PM
The rivalry between the New York Giants and New York Jets is always a rather chippy one between the two sides anytime the two get together, especially when the two play their annual preseason game in the summer. ***PHOTO1*** Last week, Giants rookie running back Andre Williams made public comments stating that...

Chris Johnson Ready for Bounce Back Seaon in New York Jets Unpredictable Offense
August 14th, 2014 at 4:44 PM
After Chris Johnson had earned the nickname "CJ2K" for rushing for more than 2,000 yards in a season in 2010, he slowly trended backwards and some wondered if he had peaked in the league with his worst stuff to come. ***PHOTO1*** That doesn't appear to be the case for Johnson, who was...

New York Jets’ Michael Vick Says Ravens’ Ray Rice Should Make Amends for Off-Field Troubles
August 13th, 2014 at 10:56 AM
During the offseason, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was under heavy fire for being in trouble with the law following an incident in Atlantic City in which he assaulted his then girlfriend, now wife, and dragged her out of the casino by her hair. ***VIDEO1*** While Rice isn't sitting in jail...

New York Jets Five Biggest Questions Heading into 2014
August 1st, 2014 at 6:52 PM
With New York Jets training camp right around the corner, we take a look at the five biggest questions for the team heading into the season. 5) Will Chris Johnson rush for 1,000 yards for the seventh straight year?  With all eyes firmly planted on the QB competition between Geno Smith...

New York Jets Release Mike Goodson; All 2014 Draftees Now Signed
June 19th, 2014 at 11:22 AM
Last offseason one of the players that was signed by General Manager John Idzik was running back/kick returned Mike Goodson in the hopes that he would add speed to both areas. He was caught with a gun and drugs during a traffic stop and eventually suspended four games by the...

New York Jets: Sign Free Agent Running Back Chris Johnson
April 16th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
On Tuesday free agent running back Chris Johnson visited the New York Jets facility in Florham Park, New Jersey. Today he signed a two year deal with the team worth eight million dollars with another one million in incentives. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Jets have added running back Chris Johnson (formerly of...

New York Jets’ Mike Goodson Indicted on Weapons Charges
November 7th, 2013 at 6:51 PM
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson has been indicted on weapons charges, a result of his arrest on May 17. Goodson was found in the passenger seat of a vehicle stopped in the center lane of I-80. The driver, Garant Evans, has also been indicted. Mike Goodson is currently...

New York Jets: Injuries Put Mike Goodson, Clyde Gates on Injured Reserve; Josh Cribbs Signed
October 16th, 2013 at 11:57 PM
The New York Jets limped out of their game with the Pittsburgh Steelers with more players injured and two of them, Mike Goodson and Clyde Gates, landed on season-ending injured reserve. Since both were key to the kickoff return game, the Jets made the move to sign wide receiver and...

New York Jets List Bilal Powell as Starter at Running Back
September 3rd, 2013 at 11:58 PM
The New York Jets are full of surprises, with yet another one at the top of the running back depth chart. Chris Ivory was acquired this offseason to be the No. 1 running back, and even though he was hampered with injuries throughout training camp he was expected to assume...

New York Jets’ Mike Goodson Still Expected to Report to Team
August 20th, 2013 at 11:31 AM
Currently on the reserve-did not report list, Mike Goodson has become an afterthought for the New York Jets this preseason. The saga of Mike Goodson has become lost in the shuffle as the quarterback competition, the Santonio Holmes injury, the recent news about Quinton Coples and the team's overall performance...

New York Jets’ Chris Ivory Expected to Make Preseason Debut Against Jacksonville Jaguars
August 16th, 2013 at 9:25 PM
With so much of the focus being on Mark Sanchez getting the start instead of Geno Smith against the Jacksonville Jaguars tomorrow, Chris Ivory has become lost in the shuffle. When the Jets take the field at MetLife Stadium for the first time in 2013 tomorrow, Chris Ivory is expected...

New York Jets Re-sign Running Back Kahlil Bell; Release John Griffin
August 11th, 2013 at 7:52 PM
On Sunday the New York Jets continued to tweak their roster be re-signing running back Kahlil Bell and releasing running back John Griffin. The Jets also added wide receiver Rahsaan Vaughn after waiving two injured wide receivers in Marcus Davis and Vidal Hazelton. ***PHOTO1*** After the first preseason game, a 26-17 loss...

New York Jets Running Back Joe McKnight Arrested for Outstanding Traffic Warrants
August 10th, 2013 at 9:01 PM
Police stopped New York Jets running back Joe McKnight on July 30, which resulted in his arrest for two outstanding traffic warrants.  He was stopped in Hanover Township, New Jersey, which was an off day for the players from training camp.  According to Police Chief Steve Gallagher he was pulled...

New York Jets Waive Jordan White; Sign Three Players
August 6th, 2013 at 2:54 PM
After the New York Jets had their annual Green and White scrimmage Saturday night, the team signed three new players after waiving wide receiver Jordan White and cornerback Eric Crocker. Jordan White is expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday for a sports hernia, and may be able to come back...

New York Jets Set to Create More Fireworks on Offense This Season?
July 4th, 2013 at 1:03 PM
When looking at any offense across the NFL, four variables have a very high correlation to whether a team wins or loses: turnovers, first down efficiency, red zone efficiency and explosive plays. While it's tough to project out how the New York Jets will fare in the first three categories,...

Can Joe McKnight Make the New York Jets Roster as a Running Back?
June 23rd, 2013 at 11:50 PM
New York Jets running back Joe McKnight has been an enigma throughout his NFL and collegiate football career. Joe McKnight committed to USC as one of the most-hyped high school prospects in the country, drawing comparisons to Marshall Faulk, but went on to have a fairly ordinary tenure with the...

New York Jets General Manager John Idzik Defends Offseason Signings of David Garrard, Mike Goodson
June 13th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
Reasonable observers knew that the New York Jets needed to hit the reset button if they planned on building the team back up the right way. Lack of talent combined with a lack of salary cap space will do that to a franchise. That's exactly what the Jets did this...