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New York Jets Safety Jaiquawn Jarrett Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week
November 12th, 2014 at 12:03 PM
The cake that is the New York Jets' victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday has its icing. Safety Jaiquawn Jarrett has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. ***PHOTO1*** This award comes as no surprise to many, especially Jets fans. It seemed as if Jarrett was everywhere in Sunday's...

New York Jets’ Calvin Pryor Talks ‘Missed Pick Six’ Chance Vs Raiders; Gives Himself B-minus Grade
September 8th, 2014 at 2:11 PM
The New York Jets got to see just how impactful first round draft pick Calvin Pryor could be on the field in a game that actually counted and mattered for them. ***PHOTO1*** Pryor was busting up plays in the back field early on and deflecting balls thrown by Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback...

New York Jets DC Dennis Thurman: Calvin Pryor Ahead Mentally of Most Young Safeties
September 5th, 2014 at 9:50 AM
With young players in any defense's secondary, it's almost common practice in the NFL for an offensive coordinator and a quarterback to prepare to take deep shots down the field. ***PHOTO1*** Only the Oakland Raiders and Derek Carr might want to think twice about doing so, especially since first-round draft pick and...

New York Jets’ Calvin Pryor Looking to Improve Physical Conditioning, Stronger Discipline
August 21st, 2014 at 6:14 PM
Following his debut as an NFL rookie, New York Jets safety Calvin Pryor is looking to build off his strong outing against the Cincinnati Bengals and carry it over into the game this Friday night against the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** In the very first play of the game that he stepped...

New York Jets’ Calvin Pryor After Debut: I Look to Put Fear into My Opponents
August 18th, 2014 at 11:18 AM
On Saturday night, the New York Jets first round pick Calvin Pryor made his preseason debut for the team and his presence was already felt the minute he stepped onto the field. ***PHOTO1*** Pryor went unblocked, found himself in the Bengals backfield and after the Bengals backup quarterback Matt Scott was sacked...

Antonio Allen to Start at Cornerback for New York Jets in Preseason Game Vs. Cincinnati Bengals
August 12th, 2014 at 3:46 PM
In a span of 48 hours, Antonio Allen went from being a starting safety for the New York Jets into a starting cornerback role due to the injuries that have hammered the New York Jets secondary. ***VIDEO1*** Dee Milliner has a high ankle sprain and will be out 3-4 weeks, Dexter McDougle...

New York Jets Calvin Pryor Suffers Head Injury
July 27th, 2014 at 1:14 PM
  For most of the players in the NFL, the first day of padded practice is a time to rejoice.  It is a time for real hitting to begin.  One individual who relishes the opportunity to make the big hits is New York Jets safety Calvin Pryor.  Unfortunately for Pryor, his...

2014 NFL Draft: New York Jets Select Calvin Pryor
May 8th, 2014 at 10:20 PM
While far from a shocking selection, Louisville safety Calvin Pryor likely wasn't the player on the tips of New York Jets fans' tongues when the clock started for the No. 18 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Specifically, with so much attention on the team's need for offensive firepower, options...

New York Jets 2014 NFL Draft Profiles: Safeties
April 25th, 2014 at 4:21 PM
Now with the 2014 NFL Draft just under two weeks away starting on May 8th in primetime we take a look at the other half of the secondary for the New York Jets. Here are some safeties that could potentially be good fits for the Jets, and if you missed...

New York Jets’ Ed Reed Lashes Out at the Media
December 20th, 2013 at 9:33 PM
It has been a frustrating season for New York Jets safety Ed Reed following his departure from the Baltimore Ravens. Coming off of a Super Bowl victory, bouncing between two teams with losing records wasn't exactly the follow-up he had planned. Ed Reed has faced some individual criticism throughout the...

New York Jets to Sign Ed Reed
November 14th, 2013 at 12:39 PM
The New York Jets have reached an agreement with free agent safety Ed Reed, who cleared waivers last night after being released by the Houston Texans. Ed Reed has a strong personal relationship with Jets head coach Rex Ryan from their time together with the Baltimore Ravens. Ed Reed will...

New York Jets Show Interest in Ed Reed After He Clears Waivers
November 13th, 2013 at 11:52 PM
Ed Reed and New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan could be reunited, with the Jets showing interest in the veteran safety following his release by the Houston Texans. Ed Reed has cleared waivers and is now free to sign with any NFL team, as there are a few teams...

New York Jets Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Preseason Week Two: What to Watch For
August 17th, 2013 at 6:37 PM
The New York Jets will pad up on their home field for the first time in 2013 tonight when they host the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium. This is the second preseason game for the Jets, and an important one on many fronts. There are position battles still to be...

New York Jets 2013 NFL Draft: Spotlight on Defensive Backfield
April 12th, 2013 at 12:52 PM
In this third part of our spotlight series on the biggest areas of need for the New York Jets in the 2013 NFL Draft, we will focus on the defensive backfield. The Jets have added a Landry, LaRon brother's Dawan Landry, as LaRon went to the Colts and Yeremiah Bell...

New York Jets Sign Safety Dawan Landry, Reuniting Him with Rex Ryan
April 9th, 2013 at 4:01 PM
John Idzik and the New York jets have taken a step towards addressing their need at safety, signing free agent Dawan Landry. The Jets lost Dawan Landry's brother, LaRon Landry, to the Indianapolis Colts in free agency as well as fellow starting safety Yeremiah Bell. That left the Jets needing...

Darrelle Revis, LaRon Landry, Brandon Gibson: Day Two of Free Agency for New York Jets
March 13th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Outside of creating salary cap space, the New York Jets were quiet on day one of NFL Free Agency. What can we expect on day two? Expect the Jets to turn things up and start making some noise. And yes, that includes Darrelle Revis. It seems increasingly likely that Darrelle...

New York Jets Interested in Charles Woodson?
March 7th, 2013 at 5:30 PM
Back in 2009, there was some outrage from New York Jets supporters when Charles Woodson was named Defensive Player of the Year instead of Darrelle Revis. With Darrelle Revis seemingly headed out of New York, are the Jets interested in signing Charles Woodson? Given the team's rebuilding efforts and Charles...

New York Jets Meet with Agent of Free Agent Safety LaRon Landry
February 27th, 2013 at 6:06 PM
While at the 2013 NFL Combine, the New York Jets met with the agents of some of their players, mainly those about to hit free agency. The big buzz was around the team neglecting to meet with the agents of Darrelle Revis, but what has been ignored is the meeting...

New York Jets Cut Bart Scott, Calvin Pace, Eric Smith and Jason Smith
February 19th, 2013 at 3:45 PM
The New York Jets cuts have begun. Eric Smith, Bart Scott, Calvin Pace, Jason Smith and Josh Baker are no longer members of the New York Jets. Four of these moves - the cuts of Bart Scott, Calvin Pace, Eric Smith and Jason Smith - are part of a major...

New York Jets’ LaRon Landry Looking for $6 Million a Year
February 14th, 2013 at 6:58 PM
When the New York Jets signed LaRon Landry last offseason, they knew there was a good chance he would end up being a one year rental. LaRon Landry was looking for a chance to prove that he was healthy and still one of the best safeties in the NFL. The...