Category: ‘Defensive Tackles’

New York Jets Officially Pick up Fifth Year Option on Sheldon Richardson
May 2nd, 2016 at 2:03 PM
On Monday, the New York Jets made decisions on the future of two of their defensive players and both of their first round picks from the 2013 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** While the Jets declined their option on Dee Milliner, they have announced that they have picked up the fifth-year option on All...

New York Jets Exercise Fifth-Year Option on DL Sheldon Richardson
April 19th, 2016 at 9:16 AM
The New York Jets have exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of the their 2013 first round selection, DL Sheldon Richardson, who has proved to be both productive and versatile in his three seasons with the Jets. The deal insures Richardson will be with the Jets through the 2017...

New York Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson “Intrigued” by Oakland Raiders
April 2nd, 2016 at 11:53 AM
The New York Jets used the franchise tag on defensive tackle Muhammad Wilkerson this off-season, hoping that they'll be able to trade him and open up some cap space. A tag-and-trade is not an easy thing to execute, as the Jets are finding with Wilkerson. But there's one team that...

New York Jets Sign Pittsburgh Steelers NT Steve McLendon to 3-Year, $12 Million Deal: Report
March 15th, 2016 at 7:17 PM
The New York Jets were in the hunt for a replacement for defensive tackle/nise tackle Damon Harrison who left to sign with the New York Giants last week in free agency. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday night, the Jets may have found that replacement for their defensive line, as the Jets have signed Pittsburgh...

The New York Jets May Have to Lower Their Trade Demands for Muhammad Wilkerson
March 14th, 2016 at 8:30 AM
When the New York Jets slapped the franchise tag on impending free agent DE Muhammad Wilkerson on March 1, the clock started ticking on his trade market and value. Wilkerson, if not traded, will count $15.7 million toward the Jets' salary cap this season something the team cannot afford with...