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NFL, Referees Come to an Agreement: Expert Joseph M. Pastore Weighs In
September 27th, 2012 at 10:48 AM
The NFL has come to an agreement with its referees, ending the NFLRA Lockout and returning the officials to the field for this weekend's games. The replacement officials did the best they could, but without the same level of training most weren't ready to officiate the NFL game and it...

New York Jets: NFL Owners Meetings Reveal Potential Salary Cap Trouble on the Horizon
April 2nd, 2012 at 12:00 PM
The majority of the NFL community has been operating under the assumption that the NFL salary cap was set to make some big jumps in the next few years. When evaluating contracts, that's a pretty big deal to forecast the potential impact on cap space for each NFL team. After...

New York Jets’ Brandon Moore Elected to NFLPA Executive Board
March 27th, 2012 at 12:10 PM
As seems to happen to New York Jets guard Brandon Moore quite a bit, he has become almost lost in the shuffle with all of the craziness surrounding the team. While everyone is busy fawning over or whining about Tim Tebow, Moore was recently honored by being elected to the...

New York Jets Will Have an Extra $1.6 Million in Cap Space Thanks to Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins
March 12th, 2012 at 5:58 PM
Are a New York Jets fan? Do you like salary cap space? Of course you do. It's time to say "Thank you," to Jerry Jones and Daniel Snyder. The NFL has heavily penalized the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins for not heeding their warning about the uncapped year in 2010....

Will the NFL Actually Set a Salary Cap by Tuesday?
March 10th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
While we continue to see estimates of what the NFL salary cap will be, we anxiously await official word to finally set that number in stone prior to NFL free agency opening on Tuesday. Well, that may not happen. There is actually a precedent for the NFL not announcing the...

New York Jets’ Mike Tannenbaum: Despite Maneuvering, Team Could Still Be in a Tough Salary Cap Position
February 14th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
The New York Jets might be in some salary cap trouble. Might is the operative word as there is some conflicting information coming out about the salary cap situations around the NFL. Yesterday we detailed how Mike Tannenbaum essentially added $8 million to whatever the NFL decides this season's cap...

New York Jets’ Mike Tannenbaum: Salary Cap Savings Showed Foresight
February 13th, 2012 at 2:18 PM
After an 8-8 season, just about everyone in the New York Jets organization is under fire. That includes general manager Mike Tannenbaum, who has been criticized for more than a few recent signings and draft picks. Outside of the Wayne Hunter meltdown at right tackle and the lack of an...

New York Jets: 2012 First Real Offseason for Rex Ryan
January 24th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
With all of the focus on the failure of the New York Jets to match the level of success they had in Rex Ryan's first two seasons, what has been lost in the shuffle is the extremely unusual circumstances Ryan has dealt with in his tenure as head coach. Installing...

Mark Sanchez Criticized by Anonymous Teammates: What Can Be Done Now?
January 11th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
Nobody questioned Greg McElroy's comments last week about the "corrupt mindset" and "selfish individuals" within the New York Jets locker room. The only thing that was in question was whether he had the right to say it. ***PHOTO1*** Right or wrong, McElroy hit the nail on the head and Manish Mehta's article...

NFL Free Agency Now Open, as is New York Jets Facility
July 26th, 2011 at 10:00 AM
Now that it is 10 a.m., the NFL free agency period has begun. All players in the league not under contract can be contacted by teams interested in signing them. Undrafted free agents were allowed to start signing yesterday.  ***PHOTO1***  Agreements can be made, but do not become official until Friday. Free agents...

Update: Proposed Timeline for Free Agency Pushed Back a Day
July 25th, 2011 at 12:20 PM
ESPN's John Clayton reports that the proposed timeline for NFL free agency period will be pushed back 24 hours. The delay is due to the vote on the new deal by the players not happening this morning. The NFL is hoping to get free agency started as soon as possible....

New Timeline Proposed for NFL Offseason Frenzy
July 25th, 2011 at 11:11 AM
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that a new timeline is being discussed that could allow player moves to be made as soon as Monday afternoon. The original timeline had free agency beginning Saturday. ***PHOTO1***  The new timeline would allow teams to sign their own free agents and begin talking to unrestricted free agents this...

Owners and Players Agree on Deal to End Lockout
July 24th, 2011 at 3:43 PM
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that NFL owners and the NFL Players Association have agreed on a deal to end the lockout. Player representatives are on their way to Washington, D.C., to vote on the agreement. ***PHOTO1***  The player vote has been deemed a formality at this point, meaning both sides expect the...

The New York Jets 101 Mailbag: Undrafted Free Agents
July 22nd, 2011 at 1:40 PM
Every week NYJets101.com answers any questions that you send to us via Twitter, Facebook, our forums, or the comments section of our articles. These questions are usually centered around the Jets, but we answer anything that has to do with sports. So, if you have a question, send it to us! Twitter...

Update: the Madness That is the NFL Labor Situation
July 21st, 2011 at 8:39 PM
One side votes to approve the new deal. Conflicting reports about what the other will do. A highly anticipated vote shrouded in mystery. Of course, it's the NFL Lockout! ***PHOTO1***  Jim Trotter, Chris Mortensen, and Jay Glazer have been leading the way with reports about what will happen next. Apparently, the owners approved a proposal that...

Halfway There: NFL Owners Approve of Deal to End NFL Lockout
July 21st, 2011 at 7:49 PM
ESPN.com reports that the NFL owners have approved the proposed labor agreement. ***PHOTO1***  The owners approved the new agreement to end the NFL Lockout 31-0, with the Al Davis abstaining in classic Oakland Raiders style. The onus is now on the players to end the lockout, which depends on them voting to approve the new...

Update: There Will Be No NFLPA Vote Tonight
July 20th, 2011 at 9:08 PM
The news is coming quickly here, and the NFLPA will not vote tonight. They should still be able to vote tomorrow, and the owners will be able to vote tomorrow as well. Not exactly "out of the woods" yet, but almost there. ***PHOTO1***  Jets guard Brandon Moore attended the player representative meetings.  

NFLPA Lockout Vote Tonight or Thursday
July 20th, 2011 at 9:00 PM
The news coming out of the negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) for the NFL owners and NFL Players Association (NFLPA) seems to be indicating that vote could be held either tonight or Thursday once the NFLPA receives the final documentation of the new CBA. DeMaurice Smith, head...

Antonio Cromartie Dishes on Free Agency, Santonio Holmes
July 19th, 2011 at 2:43 PM
New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie was interviewed by Adam Schein on Sirius XM NFL Radio today. They discussed different topics regarding free agency, including his personal plans, as well as those of the Jets. ***PHOTO1***  When asked about his possible destinations for next year, Antonio Cromartie listed the Houston Texans, Seattle Seahawks,...

Mail Time: The Friday Mailbag is Here
July 15th, 2011 at 12:56 PM
Every week here at NYJets101.com we answer any questions you send to us on Twitter, Facebook, in the forums, or in the comments sections of our articles. ***PHOTO1***  We answer any and all questions - Jets, NFL, NCAA, any sports you want, but mostly Jets(obviously). So, if you have a question, send it to...