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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 Work Out Former New England Patriots LB Steve Beauharnais
September 6th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
Last year, Steve Beauharnais was a seventh-round draft pick for the New England Patriots, although his time on the field for the former Rutgers product was very limited. ***PHOTO1*** A year later, Beauharnais was a roster cut last weekend with the Patriots getting the roster down to 53 players and since then,...

Jason Babin Re-Learning How to Play Outside Linebacker with New York Jets
August 19th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
When the New York Jets signed veteran Jason Babin just before training camp, people wondered if he would stay at his defensive end positon or move outside to linebacker given the fact that the Jets starting defensive line was already set. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, it's been at the outside linebacker position, a...

New York Jets Jermaine Cunningham Likely Out for Season
August 4th, 2014 at 6:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Ian Rapport, New York Jets OLB Jermaine Cunningham has torn his Achilles and is likely out for the rest of the season.  The 25 year old was originally drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round back in 2010 and was making strides at having a...

New York Jets Sign Pass Rusher Jason Babin; Two Players Start Camp on PUP List
July 23rd, 2014 at 4:44 PM
The New York Jets have opened there 2014 training camp and have already made a move to bolster the pass rush. Defensive end/outside linebacker Jason Babin has signed a two year deal. ***VIDEO1*** Earlier today the New York Jets made yet another move to bolster the team as training camp 2014 opens,...

New York Jets 2014 NFL Draft Profiles: Linebackers and Offensive Line
May 5th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
In this final part of our 2014 NFL Draft player preview series we focus in on two positions that the New York Jets still have needs within, but are not as critical as those we have already profiled. With Calvin Pace aging on the outside and several reserve offensive lineman...

New York Jets: Michael Vick Coming in for Visit, Plus Re-signings
March 21st, 2014 at 8:06 AM
The New York Jets will have free agent quarterback Michael Vick in for a visit today and could sign him if the Jets see enough of the right stuff from Vick. It certainly will be the one signing that makes the biggest headlines, if it occurs, but is it right...

New York Jets Place Antwan Barnes on Injured Reserve, Sign Ricky Sapp
October 9th, 2013 at 11:47 PM
The New York Jets are dealing with yet another injury issue, as Antwan Barnes has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury in the team's 30-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Night Football. While no injury is ever welcomed, and it is certainly unfortunate to...

New York Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson and Quinton Coples Fined by NFL for Hit on Jake Locker
October 3rd, 2013 at 8:11 PM
New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson and outside linebacker Quinton Coples were both hit with fines after injuring Jake Locker in the team's 38-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans. The hit wasn't especially hard, nor late, but Locker ended up going down with injuries to his hip and knee...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples Expected to Miss Three to Four Weeks with Hairline Ankle Fracture
August 18th, 2013 at 8:04 PM
The New York Jets defense is expected to carry the team this season, featuring a front seven stocked with early round talent from the past few NFL Drafts. That collection of young talent took a hit Saturday night when Quinton Coples left the team's 37-13 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars...

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 Select Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia: Sports Media 101 Mock Draft
April 23rd, 2013 at 4:42 PM
Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones has been a hot topic this entire offseason leading up to the 2013 NFL Draft. Once projected a top five selection, Jarvis Jones has started sliding down the board due to concerns about his diagnosis of spinal stenosis. A lackluster Pro Day didn't help his...

Calvin Pace Returns to New York Jets on One Year Deal
April 16th, 2013 at 8:58 PM
The new York Jets cleaned house early on this offseason, cutting Calvin Pace, Bart Scott, Eric Smith and Jason Smith. Now the Jets have brought one of those salary cap casualties back into the mix, signing Calvin Pace to a one year deal. Calvin Pace will bring depth and experience...

New York Jets NFL Draft 2013: Spotlight on Pass Rushers
April 5th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Since things have become very quiet in the area of signing free agents for the New York Jets, we can now shift our focus towards the 2013 NFL Draft that is about three weeks away. This will be the first part of a total six-part series, the first of which...

New York Jets NFL Draft 2013 Sleeper: Quanterus Smith of Western Kentucky
April 4th, 2013 at 11:25 AM
Quanterus Smith from Western Kentucky isn't the first name that pops up when talking about edge rushers in the 2013 NFL Draft. But maybe it should be. The New York Jets are in the market for an edge rusher in this year's NFL Draft and Quanterus Smith might be the...

New York Jets Sign Antwan Barnes: New Life for Pass Rusher with Rex Ryan?
March 19th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
The New York Jets have officially signed outside linebacker Antwan Barnes away from the San Diego Chargers, hoping he can regain his 2011 form when he recorded 11 sacks. Antwan Barnes is familiar with Rex Ryan and his defense, having played for Rex Ryan with the Baltimore Ravens in 2007...

New York Jets Close to Deal with Antwan Barnes
March 18th, 2013 at 4:38 PM
New York Jets general manager John Idzik continues to hunt for bargains, looking to sign outside linebacker Antwan Barnes. Antwan played for Rex Ryan as a member of the Baltimore Ravens in 2007 and 2008. He will join Antonio Garay as the second free agent from the San Diego Chargers...

New York Jets Re-Sign Linebacker Josh Mauga; Tender Jeff Cumberland
March 10th, 2013 at 5:23 PM
The first domino of the 2013 free agent period for the New York Jets fell on Saturday, albeit a small domino, as they re-signed Josh Mauga, a linebacker and special teamer who missed the last 11 games of the 2012 season. They also made a $1.32 million tender offer to...

New York Jets Should Make a Play for James Harrison
March 9th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Earlier today, it was announced that the Pittsburgh Steelers have released linebacker James Harrison.  With a lot of positions that need tune ups on the New York Jets roster, John Idzik and company may want to make a great sales pitch bring him to New York. ***PHOTO1*** Outside linebacker is a...