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New York Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson Named 2013 Team MVP by Teammates
December 25th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
Despite that Christmas fell in the middle of the week, the New York Jets utilized the time prior to the holiday to vote for their fellow teammates for 2013 team awards. Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was named the team most valuable player (MVP) for the current season. ***VIDEO1*** Now in his third...

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 Look Back Series: New York Jets 2011 Draft
July 30th, 2013 at 10:27 PM
For only the second time in the last few NFL Drafts for the New York Jets, based upon looking back at 2008, 2009 and 2010 so far, the Jets actually drafted more than four players. All but one of the 2011 draft class is still with the team coming into...

New York Jets: Roster Tweaking Continues Prior to Training Camp
July 23rd, 2013 at 11:36 PM
As the New York Jets begin to get ready for the opening of their 2013 Training Camp this Friday, they continued to tweak their 90-man roster. Free agent Billy Cundiff was brought in to provide a real competitor to Nick Folk at the kicker position during training camp and the...

New York Jets Tight End Options
May 6th, 2013 at 8:55 PM
The New York Jets went into the 2013 NFL Draft needing to add help at tight end, and left the NFL Draft without addressing the position. The Jets did add Pittsburgh wide receiver/tight end Mike Shanahan, but an undrafted free agent isn't exactly what most had in mind at the...

New York Jets’ Bilal Powell Wins Third Down Running Back Job Over Joe McKnight
September 5th, 2012 at 10:03 AM
Heading into training camp, many were quick to anoint Bilal Powell as another busted draft pick from Mike Tannenbaum and the New York Jets front office. Bilal Powell had a very limited role last season and with Terrance Ganaway being drafted, many assumed Powell was on his way out. Instead,...

Sione Pouha Could Miss New York Jets Season Opener, Kenrick Ellis Ready to Start
September 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 PM
New York Jets stud nose tackle Sione Pouha could miss this weekend's season opener against the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium after possibly suffering a setback as he recovers from a back injury. New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan wouldn't commit on the status of Sione Pouha but left...

New York Jets’ Kenrick Ellis Released from Jail
July 10th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
New York Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis was released from prison yesterday, serving the first portion of his jail sentence stemming from a malicious wounding charge on the campus of Hampton University. Kenrick Ellis was allowed to participate in a work release program while in jail, giving him the opportunity...

New York Jets’ Kenrick Ellis to Begin 45-day Jail Term Today
June 15th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
New York Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis is set to begin his jail sentence today, the day after Jets minicamp was completed in Florham Park, N.J. Kenrick Ellis will be in a much different environment today, serving his sentence in a Virginia prison, the sentence a result of an incident...

NFL to Review Kenrick Ellis Case, Determine Any Discipline for New York Jets Defensive Tackle
May 20th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
New York Jets' defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis agreed to plea to a lesser charge in his trial stemming from an incident on the campus of Hampton University back in 2010. While Ellis is expected to be sentenced to 90 days in jail, that may not be the full extent of...

New York Jets’ Kenrick Ellis Agrees to Plea Deal
May 17th, 2012 at 4:20 PM
Kenrick Ellis has agreed to a plea deal in the case stemming from an incident at Hampton University. The New York Jets drafted Kenrick Ellis in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft, as he fell into the third round because of concerns about the impending trial. Ellis will...

New York Jets’ Kenrick Ellis Trial to Begin Next Week
May 17th, 2012 at 10:28 AM
New York Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis is set to stand trial next week. The Kenrick Ellis trial will kick off on May 22. Ellis is facing charges stemming from a disputed incident on the campus of the University of Hampton. Depending on which side you hear it from, Ellis...

New York Jets 2012 NFL Draft: Who are the 8 Outside Linebacker Prospects on Their Draft Board?
April 25th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
At the New York Jets pre-draft press conference last week, the Jets mentioned that of the eight players they are targeting at outside linebacker, seven played defensive end in college. As we are getting closer and closer to the 2012 NFL Draft, let's take a stab at who those eight...

New York Jets: Look Back at Some NFL Draft Blunders
April 1st, 2012 at 3:41 PM
While today, April 1, is technically April Fools Day, New York Jets fans have become accustomed to feeling like they got punk'd a little later in the month of April. Whenever the NFL Draft rolls around, every fan base gets that feeling of hope, thinking that they just might be...

New York Jets Re-Sign Wide Receiver Scotty McKnight
March 27th, 2012 at 5:18 PM
The New York Jets announced today that they have re-signed wide receiver Scotty McKnight. McKnight is probably best known for being a good friend of Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, though he was drafted by the team last season and spent time on the practice squad before suffering an injury. ***PHOTO1*** Scotty McKnight...

New York Jets’ Kenrick Ellis: Dark Horse on the Defensive Line
February 12th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
New York Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis isn't a player weighing heavily on the minds of many heading into 2012. He wasn't heard from much in 2011 and the most notable thing about him to this point is probably the status of his current trial. The Kenrick Ellis trial has...

New York Jets’ Kenrick Ellis Has His Trial Delayed Again
February 7th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
New York Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis is still awaiting trial for a malicious wounding felony charge stemming from an incident he was involved in on the Hampton University campus while he was enrolled there. "Involved in" is a mild way of putting it. The trial was pushed back until...

New York Jets Quarterback Greg McElroy: “Corrupt Mindset” in Jets Locker Room
January 4th, 2012 at 3:08 PM
Everybody is getting in on the locker room issues with the New York Jets. Even Greg McElroy, a seventh round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft who is currently being groomed as a backup for Mark Sanchez, has given his thoughts on the problems. McElroy shared his feeling with Alabama...

Which Miami Dolphins Team Will the New York Jets See This Weekend?
December 28th, 2011 at 12:00 PM
The New York Jets travel down to Florida to face the Miami Dolphins this weekend, hoping to win and get some help around the league in order to sneak into the playoffs. While some might see the getting help part of the equation as a big hurdle, depending on what...

Marcel Dareus Emerges for the Buffalo Bills with Kyle Williams Sidelined
November 5th, 2011 at 8:00 PM
Expectations were high in Buffalo for number-one pick Marcel Dareus, who the Bills selected third overall in April's NFL Draft. With Kyle Williams already established as the team's nose tackle, the former Alabama defensive tackle began the season starting at defensive end. ***PHOTO1*** Dareus had 15 tackles and a sack in his...