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Yeremiah Bell Signs with New York Jets
May 18th, 2012 at 12:56 PM
Yeremiah Bell signed with the New York Jets today. Yesterday, Yeremiah Bell's agent Drew Rosenhaus told WQAM Radio that Bell would sign with a new team within 24 hours. Bell has made his choice, signing a one year contract with the New York Jets worth $1.4 million. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Jets...

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 2012 Offseason Checklist
February 23rd, 2012 at 12:20 PM
The 2012 NFL Offseason is officially in full swing as the teams, agents and 2012 NFL Draft prospects converge on Indianapolis this week for the NFL Combine. The New York Jets have some major work to do this offseason coming off an 8-8 finish, and some of that work needs...

New York Jets’ Former Defensive End Shaun Ellis: Jets Have “No Loyalty”
February 1st, 2012 at 5:48 PM
Former New York Jets defensive end Shaun Ellis told the reporters surrounding him in Indianapolis on media day that the Jets have "no loyalty." Ellis spoke about the way the Jets offered him the veteran's minimum and claims that the team wasn't upfront with him. His story seems to contradict...

New York Jets not Signing Tight End Shawn Nelson?
October 28th, 2011 at 1:37 PM
Now things are getting weird. Throughout the week we have seen a few players that were brought in for workouts say that they have signed with the New York Jets. The announcements have generally come via their personal Twitter accounts, and you would think the players would make sure it...

Reports of New York Jets Salary Cap Issues Have Been Severely Overstated
July 26th, 2011 at 2:42 PM
The biggest issue everyone has been harping on for the New York Jets this offseason is the combination of them being over the salary cap and having a number of high-profile free agents from last season's roster. Fear not, Jets fans, the sky is not falling. ***PHOTO1***  The biggest development is that...

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...

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...

How Salary Cap Affects The New York Jets
July 5th, 2011 at 3:29 PM
As football fans everywhere are cautiously optimistic that a new Collective Bargaining Agreement will be settled upon in the coming weeks it's time to look at how the NY Jets are in terms of salary cap flexibility. Once the free agency period starts the Jets can focus in on whom they...

Free Agent Frenzy Likely to Hurt New York Jets
July 3rd, 2011 at 2:08 PM
The NFL lockout continues, with talks slated to resume after the July 4th weekend. NFL training camps are normally scheduled to open by the last week of July. The New York Jets have over a dozen free agents that they are looking to re-sign and have contribute again in the 2011 season. The...

Jay Glazer: DeMaurice Smith Tells Players Deal not Close
June 30th, 2011 at 1:03 PM
Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith had a conference call with about 50 Pro Bowl players on Tuesday. Smith reportedly told the players that a deal to end the NFL Lockout is not close, contrary to what we have been hearing recently about the negotiations....

Signs That The NFL Lockout is Almost Over
June 29th, 2011 at 1:05 PM
Over the past few weeks there have been some big signs that the NFL Lockout is nearing its conclusion. The signs have to do with the now-friendly relationship between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith. ***PHOTO1***  Here are the positive signs: A joint statement was made today - The duo of Roger Goodell...