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New York Jets Release Mike Goodson; All 2014 Draftees Now Signed
June 19th, 2014 at 11:22 AM
Last offseason one of the players that was signed by General Manager John Idzik was running back/kick returned Mike Goodson in the hopes that he would add speed to both areas. He was caught with a gun and drugs during a traffic stop and eventually suspended four games by the...

New York Jets: Sign Free Agent Running Back Chris Johnson
April 16th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
On Tuesday free agent running back Chris Johnson visited the New York Jets facility in Florham Park, New Jersey. Today he signed a two year deal with the team worth eight million dollars with another one million in incentives. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Jets have added running back Chris Johnson (formerly of...

New York Jets’ Mike Goodson Indicted on Weapons Charges
November 7th, 2013 at 6:51 PM
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson has been indicted on weapons charges, a result of his arrest on May 17. Goodson was found in the passenger seat of a vehicle stopped in the center lane of I-80. The driver, Garant Evans, has also been indicted. Mike Goodson is currently...

New York Jets: Injuries Put Mike Goodson, Clyde Gates on Injured Reserve; Josh Cribbs Signed
October 16th, 2013 at 11:57 PM
The New York Jets limped out of their game with the Pittsburgh Steelers with more players injured and two of them, Mike Goodson and Clyde Gates, landed on season-ending injured reserve. Since both were key to the kickoff return game, the Jets made the move to sign wide receiver and...

New York Jets List Bilal Powell as Starter at Running Back
September 3rd, 2013 at 11:58 PM
The New York Jets are full of surprises, with yet another one at the top of the running back depth chart. Chris Ivory was acquired this offseason to be the No. 1 running back, and even though he was hampered with injuries throughout training camp he was expected to assume...

New York Jets’ Mike Goodson Still Expected to Report to Team
August 20th, 2013 at 11:31 AM
Currently on the reserve-did not report list, Mike Goodson has become an afterthought for the New York Jets this preseason. The saga of Mike Goodson has become lost in the shuffle as the quarterback competition, the Santonio Holmes injury, the recent news about Quinton Coples and the team's overall performance...

New York Jets’ Chris Ivory Expected to Make Preseason Debut Against Jacksonville Jaguars
August 16th, 2013 at 9:25 PM
With so much of the focus being on Mark Sanchez getting the start instead of Geno Smith against the Jacksonville Jaguars tomorrow, Chris Ivory has become lost in the shuffle. When the Jets take the field at MetLife Stadium for the first time in 2013 tomorrow, Chris Ivory is expected...

New York Jets Re-sign Running Back Kahlil Bell; Release John Griffin
August 11th, 2013 at 7:52 PM
On Sunday the New York Jets continued to tweak their roster be re-signing running back Kahlil Bell and releasing running back John Griffin. The Jets also added wide receiver Rahsaan Vaughn after waiving two injured wide receivers in Marcus Davis and Vidal Hazelton. ***PHOTO1*** After the first preseason game, a 26-17 loss...

New York Jets Running Back Joe McKnight Arrested for Outstanding Traffic Warrants
August 10th, 2013 at 9:01 PM
Police stopped New York Jets running back Joe McKnight on July 30, which resulted in his arrest for two outstanding traffic warrants.  He was stopped in Hanover Township, New Jersey, which was an off day for the players from training camp.  According to Police Chief Steve Gallagher he was pulled...

New York Jets Waive Jordan White; Sign Three Players
August 6th, 2013 at 2:54 PM
After the New York Jets had their annual Green and White scrimmage Saturday night, the team signed three new players after waiving wide receiver Jordan White and cornerback Eric Crocker. Jordan White is expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday for a sports hernia, and may be able to come back...

New York Jets Set to Create More Fireworks on Offense This Season?
July 4th, 2013 at 1:03 PM
When looking at any offense across the NFL, four variables have a very high correlation to whether a team wins or loses: turnovers, first down efficiency, red zone efficiency and explosive plays. While it's tough to project out how the New York Jets will fare in the first three categories,...

Can Joe McKnight Make the New York Jets Roster as a Running Back?
June 23rd, 2013 at 11:50 PM
New York Jets running back Joe McKnight has been an enigma throughout his NFL and collegiate football career. Joe McKnight committed to USC as one of the most-hyped high school prospects in the country, drawing comparisons to Marshall Faulk, but went on to have a fairly ordinary tenure with the...

New York Jets General Manager John Idzik Defends Offseason Signings of David Garrard, Mike Goodson
June 13th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
Reasonable observers knew that the New York Jets needed to hit the reset button if they planned on building the team back up the right way. Lack of talent combined with a lack of salary cap space will do that to a franchise. That's exactly what the Jets did this...

New York Jets: Lawyer for Mike Goodson Sees Positives in Police Report
June 7th, 2013 at 9:04 PM
The New Jersey State Police report on the recent incident involving New York Jets running back Mike Goodson proves that the gun in the car does not belong to Goodson, according to his lawyer, Anthony Fusco. That's good news for Mike Goodson and the Jets, as the charge for unlawful...

Mike Goodson: More Legal Drama for New York Jets Running Back
June 1st, 2013 at 8:57 PM
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson received some unwelcome news when a paternity suit was filed against him. It only adds to recent legal issues for the Jets running back, piling on top of the gun and marijuana charges stemming from a recent incident. In an interesting twist, the...

Joe Namath not Supportive of Mike Goodson, John Idzik
May 29th, 2013 at 10:35 PM
Joe Namath loves the New York Jets and is always prepared to give his take on the current state of the franchise. Recently he came out in support of Mark Sanchez as the starting quarterback, questioning the selection of Geno Smith in the 2013 NFL Draft. After the arrest of...

Mike Goodson Expected to Practice with New York Jets Next Week
May 24th, 2013 at 9:07 PM
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson is expected to make an on-field appearance with the team next week at OTAs after missing the offseason workouts this week. Mike Goodson stayed away from the team this week in an effort to reduce the potential for his legal issues to be...

New York Jets Running Back Mike Goodson Will Plead not Guilty to Recent Charges
May 22nd, 2013 at 9:28 AM
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson will plead not guilty to recent drugs and weapon charges stemming from his arrest last Friday. That provides some hope that the Jets can salvage what was previously seen as an underrated free agent signing with upside at the running back position, prior...

Mike Goodson: New York Jets Running Back Arrested on Drug, Weapon Charges
May 17th, 2013 at 9:03 PM
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson was arrested this morning on drug and weapons charges. The Jets signed Mike Goodson as a free agent this offseason as a third down running back with big play potential, seemingly threatening Joe McKnight's spot on the roster. Now, Joe McKnight might be...

Josh Cribbs Visits New York Jets, Joe McKnight in Danger of Being Cut?
May 9th, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver and kick returner Josh Cribbs visited the New York Jets on Wednesday, one of the stops on his current tour of NFL teams before deciding where he will play in 2013. The Jets are looking for some depth at wide receiver and are in the...