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New York Jets’ LB Calvin Pace Has a Beef with the NFL’s Schedule-Makers
October 15th, 2014 at 11:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Jets enter their Thursday Night Football date with the division-leading New England Patriots on a five-game losing streak, a skid that dates back to mid-September. While the Jets' poor quality of play has certainly been the main culprit behind their 1-5 record, one other auxiliary factor might...

New York Jets Team, Rex Ryan, John Idzik Accept Jimmy Fallon’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 13th, 2014 at 4:52 PM
Earlier in the day, we had posted the video of Jimmy Fallon from "The Tonight Show" issuing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to the New York Jets entire team and organization after Jets owner Woody Johnson challenged Fallon, which he completed on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** After Tuesday's practice, the Jets, lead by general...

Jimmy Fallon Challenges New York Jets Team to Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 13th, 2014 at 11:57 AM
By now, you've heard of the latest trend "The Ice Bucket Challenge" that's sweeping through social media, which is to help spread awareness for ALS; also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. ***VIDEO1*** The challenge for those who aren't aware of it, is someone either dumps a bucket of ice water onto themselves...

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’ Sheldon Richardson Named Defensive Rookie of the Year
February 1st, 2014 at 7:46 PM
New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has finally gotten his due for making a huge impact as a rookie. Late in the season Richardson went ahead and told everyone that he was the right choice for the 2013 Defensive Rookie of the Year. Most agreed, and tonight Sheldon Richardson...

New York Jets Training Camp Possibly Moving from SUNY Cortland
January 25th, 2014 at 9:03 PM
The New York Jets are exploring different options for training camp in 2014, opening up the possibility that they relocate from SUNY Cortland. SUNY Cortland has played host to Jets training camp four of the past five years, all during Rex Ryan's tenure. When Rex Ryan was hired he requested...

New York Jets’ John Idzik Thankful for Muhammad Wilkerson, Temple Teammates
December 11th, 2013 at 11:10 PM
The New York Jets stirred up some good feelings today as Temple head coach Matt Rhule revealed to his Twitter followers that he received a thank-you note from Jets general manager John Idzik. Idzik thanked Coach Rhule and Temple on behalf of the Jets for molding current Jets players Muhammad...

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 Hit with a Few Jabs from Darrelle Revis
July 27th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Darrelle Revis couldn't start training camp with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers without dishing on the New York Jets and taking a shot at the New York media while he was at it. The comments aren't enough to really turn into a war of words between the Jets and Revis, but...

New York Jets’ Head Coach Rex Ryan in Spain for Running of the Bulls
July 8th, 2013 at 9:53 PM
New York Jets' head coach Rex Ryan isn't your typical NFL head coach, more likely to step outside the buttoned-up stoicism most coaches convey and live a little from time to time. In yet another example, Rex Ryan was in Pamplona, Spain for the Running of the Bulls. There's no...

New York Jets’ Quarterback Geno Smith: Jay-Z Refers to NFL Investigation on Album
July 1st, 2013 at 6:25 PM
New York Jets' rookie quarterback Geno Smith turned some heads when he decided to be represented by agent Kim Miale, who boasted a grand total of zero clients on NFL rosters at the time. It was clear that the real attraction to signing on with Kim Miale was her association...

New York Jets Announce 2013 Training Camp Schedule
June 25th, 2013 at 1:32 PM
New York Jets training camp is right around the corner, set to converge upon SUNY Cortland with a crowd of Gang Green supporters in tow. The Twitter reports about practice completion percentages will be punched out each day, but sometimes you just want to get a closer look. The Jets...

New York Jets’ Geno Smith Involved in Jay-Z, Roc Nation Controversy with NFLPA
May 26th, 2013 at 11:18 PM
There's not much the New York Jets and their players can do without ending up in the spotlight. The latest story surrounding the Jets is Geno Smith and his choice of representation. The decision to fire his original representation after the 2013 NFL Draft became a story itself, but with...

New York Jets Offensive Tackle Oday Aboushi Targeted by Frontpage Mag
May 21st, 2013 at 8:45 AM
A recent post by Frontpage Mag has targeted New York Jets offensive tackle and 2013 NFL Draft selection Oday Aboushi.  Aboushi is accused of leading a double life and supporting terrorism, while the Jets are urged to cut their losses and rid themselves of the young offensive tackle. Of course,...

Plaxico Burress Defends Former Teammate Mark Sanchez
May 18th, 2013 at 3:04 PM
Mark Sanchez has some unlikely detractors around the NFL (see: Steve Smith), but also at least one seemingly unlikely supporter. Plaxico Burress and Mark Sanchez didn't exactly light it up in their lone season together with the New York Jets, but Plaxico Burress is still a supporter of the Jets...

Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith Skewers New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez
May 16th, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Mark Sanchez woke up today with one less person gunning for his job, but also with one more public detractor. David Garrard retired, bowing out of the New York Jets quarterback race, but Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith hammered Mark Sanchez with public comments. Steve Smith told the radio...

New York Jets: 2013 Roster News and Notes
May 13th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
The 2013 version of the New York Jets is starting to take some shape as two more of the 2013 NFL Draftees were signed: offensive tackle Oday Aboushi, their fifth round choice, and sixth round selection defensive tackle/offensive guard William Campbell. This leaves the Jets first three draft choices, including...

Geno Smith and Jay-Z: New York Jets Quarterback Pursued by Roc Nation
May 10th, 2013 at 11:25 AM
Geno Smith, second round pick of the New York Jets in the 2013 NFL Draft, made waves when he fired his agents following the NFL Draft. It was reported that he was unhappy about not going first overall, though Geno Smith has said that there were multiple factors in the...

Wrestlemania 29: MetLife Stadium Set to Host WWE Tomorrow
April 6th, 2013 at 8:52 PM
With the NFL in offseason mode, MetLife Stadium still has a formidable schedule of events to host. The home of the New York Jets and the New York Giants on Sundays throughout the NFL season will be on full display tomorrow when Wrestlemania 29 is held tomorrow. While Wrestlemania 29...

Former New York Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum Joins Priority Sports
April 3rd, 2013 at 12:40 PM
Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum has joined Priority Sports and will lead their new division which represents front office personnel, coaches and broadcasters. Mike Tannenbaum had previously joined the NFL Network and was a participant on the network's NFL AM show. It's an interesting move, and one...