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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’ Sheldon Richardson on Playing Cincinnati Bengals: We Owe Them One
August 14th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Last October, the Cincinnati Bengals rubbed the New York Jets faces in the dirt from start to finish and pummeled them 49-9. ***PHOTO1*** By the time the first quarter was over, the Bengals were up 14-0 and by the time halftime rolled around, it was 28-6 in favor of the Bengals and...

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’ Sheldon Richardson Believes He Would Go First Overall in Redraft of 2013 NFL Draft
December 12th, 2013 at 8:05 PM
It's generally accepted that the New York Jets got a steal, and likely the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, when they snagged Sheldon Richardson at No. 13 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft. The Jets drafted the former Missouri defensive lineman with the second of their two first round...

New York Jets Cut Dan Carpenter and Antonio Garay
August 30th, 2013 at 11:37 PM
The New York Jets started the difficult process of cutting down to 53 players by releasing kicker Dan Carpenter and defensive tackle Antonio Garay. The release of Dan Carpenter confirms that Nick Folk has won the kicking competition once again. With a young, deep unit across the defensive line, Antonio...

New York Jets: Formula on Defense Reversed for Rex Ryan
June 26th, 2013 at 10:29 PM
Throughout the tenure of Rex Ryan with the New York Jets, the team has relied heavily on its secondary while supporting the front seven. In the first few seasons of the Rex Ryan era the front seven was very stout against the run, but blitzes and complex coverages were the...

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...

New York Jets 2013 NFL Draft: First Round Reaction Roundtable
April 26th, 2013 at 5:02 PM
The New York Jets made some waves in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, selecting Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner and Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. Most were on board with the Dee Milliner selection as he fell below his projected ranking, but the Sheldon Richardson selection had some...

New York Jets Select Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri in 2013 NFL Draft
April 25th, 2013 at 10:01 PM
With their second selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, John Idzik and the New York Jets selected Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson. With their first selection, No. 9 overall, the Jets selected Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner. The Jets went defense again with their second selection, No. 13 overall. It was...

New York Jets Select Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah: 2013 Sports Media 101 Mock Draft
April 25th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
The New York Jets are one of the wild cards in the 2013 NFL Draft. While many expect them to be fairly conservative and take a safe pick like one of the guards - Jonathan Cooper of North Carolina or Chance Warmack of Alabama - then take an edge rusher,...

New York Jets to Cut Sione Pouha, Restructure Santonio Holmes
March 12th, 2013 at 3:53 PM
The New York Jets have accomplished a major goal before free agency even starts, freeing up some salary cap space and turning themselves into legitimate players once the new league year kicks off at 4 p.m. today. To do so, the Jets will cut Sione Pouha and restructure Santonio Holmes....

New York Jets Sign Defensive Back Eric Crocker and Two Others from Arena League
March 5th, 2013 at 12:59 PM
In an effort for the New York Jets to attempt to find talent under each and every rock they can, the Jets went out and signed three players with experience playing in Arena football. Defensive back Eric Crocker, defensive tackle Junior Aumavae, and wide receiver Thomas Mayo will all compete...

New York Jets’ Mike DeVito a Potential Casualty of Darrelle Revis Trade
March 4th, 2013 at 5:20 PM
Much of the talk about a potential Darrelle Revis trade for the New York Jets has centered around the balance of getting fair value for the star cornerback as he comes off an injury while acknowledging that it would be tough for the team to watch him walk away without...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples Fined for Grabbing Facemask of Chad Henne
December 14th, 2012 at 7:01 PM
New York Jets rookie defensive lineman Quinton Coples has been fined by the NFL for grabbing the facemask of Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne last week. The NFL hit Quinton Coples with a $15,000 fine for the facemask penalty he incurred while trying to wrap up the quarterback. Some Jets...

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: Pass Rush Missing, What’s the Plan for Rex Ryan and Mike Pettine?
September 25th, 2012 at 2:30 PM
The New York Jets drafted Quinton Coples in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, hoping he would be part of an effort up front to generate more of a pass rush without having to blitz. The Jets have relied on their secondary since Rex Ryan's arrival, unable to...

New York Jets Release Defensive Lineman Marcus Dixon
September 24th, 2012 at 11:42 AM
The New York Jets have released Marcus Dixon, according to his agent Howard Shatsky. Howard Shatsky tweeted that the Jets called him today to tell him that they have released Marcus Dixon. Marcus Dixon has spend all three of his NFL seasons with the Jets. ***PHOTO1*** Marcus Dixon has been released by...

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: Roster Shuffling Begins with “Mini” Waiver Draft; Practice Squad Announced
September 1st, 2012 at 9:09 PM
On Friday all NFL teams were required to cut down their rosters to the 53 player limit, and the Jets cut 22 players, notably three 2012 NFL Draft picks. After 12 noon Saturday the New York Jets decided to scour through the waiver wire for players they believed would help...

Positives from the New York Jets’ TD-Less Preseason
August 30th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
The New York Jets have gotten plenty of attention this preseason, but none of it has been particularly positive. Everybody has heard about the team's struggles to reach the endzone in their first three fake games, which came off the heels of an ESPN love fest at training camp in...