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New York Jets Place Jace Amaro and Kevin Vickerson on Season-Ending Injured Reserve
September 1st, 2015 at 2:36 PM
For two players fighting for a chance to run out of the tunnel in week one, the season ends here. The New York Jets have placed tight end Jace Amaro and defensive end Kevin Vickerson on season-ending injured reserved. ***PHOTO1*** Amaro, who was in the middle of a heated battle at the...

New York Jets’ Leonard Williams Says He Will Be Ready for Week One
September 1st, 2015 at 8:48 AM
After finding out that New York Jets rookie defensive end Leonard Williams suffered a relatively minor injury, the next question that came up was whether or not he will be able to suit up for the start of the season. Williams himself gave a confident answer. ***PHOTO1*** "I'll definitely be ready...

Nothing Major: New York Jets’ Leonard Williams Only Has Muscle Strain in Knee
August 30th, 2015 at 2:58 PM
New York Jets rookie defensive end Leonard Williams left last night's preseason matchup against the New York Giants early due to a knee injury, and there was much concern about its severity. Jets Nation can breathe a sigh of relief. ***PHOTO1*** X-rays on Williams came back negative. It was revealed that he...

New York Jets Reached Out to Osi Umenyiora One Day Prior to Retirement
August 26th, 2015 at 2:39 PM
The New York Jets, still uncertain about the future of defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, made a last-ditch effort to sway free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora on Tuesday. Unfortunately for Gang Green, Umenyiora had made up his mind and decided to sign a one-day contract with the New York Giants...

New York Jets’ Sheldon Richardson “Doesn’t Know What to Expect” as He Awaits NFL’s Decision
August 26th, 2015 at 8:17 AM
New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson is clueless when it comes to the NFL's decision regarding his four-game suspension, but he continues to undergo team counseling with the rather large dark "cloud" hovering above him. ***PHOTO1*** "I don't know what to expect," Richardson told ESPN. "I can go from four games...

New York Jets Draft Bust Vernon Gholston Lands Tryout with Washington Redskins
February 17th, 2015 at 7:41 PM
Remember former New York Jets outside linebacker/defensive end Vernon Gholston? Well, he still has a shot at an NFL career. That is right, there is an ounce of a chance that a team could possibly sign him. ***PHOTO1*** The Ohio State product, who gained notoriety for earning the label as...

New York Jets’ Muhammed Wilkerson Criticizes Referees from Sunday’s Loss to Green Bay Packers
September 16th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
It wasn't a great finish for New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammed Wilkerson during their 31-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field. ***PHOTO1*** The Jets defense blew a 21-3 lead during the game and at one point in the third quarter, allowed a touchdown and then allowed...

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 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’ Muhammad Wilkerson Named to All-Pro Second Team
January 3rd, 2014 at 11:36 PM
New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has been selected as a second team All-Pro, a deserving honor for one of the top defensive ends in the NFL. Wilkerson has been exceptionally productive in a system that doesn't typically produce major numbers at his position. Muhammad Wilkerson was included at...

New York Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson Snubbed: No 2014 Pro Bowl Selections for Team
December 28th, 2013 at 12:26 AM
It hasn't been a banner season season for the New York Jets and that was emphasized once more with the announcement of the selections to this season's Pro Bowl. The Jets didn't place any players in the Pro Bowl this season, with defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson standing out as the...

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’ 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’ 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: 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 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 NFL Draft 2013: Buyer Beware of Ezekiel Ansah, Quarterbacks
March 28th, 2013 at 1:33 PM
In every NFL Draft, average football players are overhyped as NFL prospects. Typically these are either players that are freak athletes with incredible measurables or quarterbacks. The 2013 NFL Draft is no different. As John Idzik and the New York Jets are preparing for a very important weekend in terms...

2013 NFL Draft: New York Jets Set to Grab a Pass Rusher in the First Round?
February 26th, 2013 at 7:23 AM
After seeing the putrid offensive production the team put forth in 2012, a lot of people are assuming the New York Jets need to use their first round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft on the offense. On the contrary, the Jets might be better served to grab a rare...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples: Look Back at 2012 NFL Draft
February 6th, 2013 at 5:55 PM
There was plenty of backlash when the New York Jets selected Quinton Coples in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. After names like Melvin Ingram and Courtney Upshaw were linked to the Jets throughout the process, many assumed if one of those two were on the board they...