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New York Jets: Michael Vick Coming in for Visit, Plus Re-signings
March 21st, 2014 at 8:06 AM
The New York Jets will have free agent quarterback Michael Vick in for a visit today and could sign him if the Jets see enough of the right stuff from Vick. It certainly will be the one signing that makes the biggest headlines, if it occurs, but is it right...

The Buttfumble: Revisiting the New York Jets’ Low Point One Year Later
November 22nd, 2013 at 3:00 PM
The New York Jets have had a share of lows throughout their 54 season history.  It was on this day last year that the lowest point of their 2012 season. as well as of their worst moments of all-time, occurred.  In addition to losing terribly to the New England Patrtiots...

New York Jets’ Willie Colon Hates the New England Patriots
October 17th, 2013 at 8:11 PM
New York Jets guard Willie Colon has brought an edge to the offensive line, bringing along an attitude with his physical play inside. That attitude has also extended into his off the field comments to the media, which has made headlines this week ahead of the matchup with the New...

New York Jets to Replace Vlad Ducasse with Brian Winters
October 2nd, 2013 at 11:12 PM
The Vlad Ducasse era has ended quickly, with the New York Jets set to replace him in the starting lineup with rookie guard Brian Winters. Vlad Ducasse had earned the starting spot at left guard with a strong training camp, looking as though he would redeem himself after three disappointing...

New York Jets Cut Joe McKnight, Stephen Peterman and 12 Others
August 26th, 2013 at 10:37 AM
The next round of cuts has come and gone for the New York Jets, with 14 players being called into uncomfortable meetings with John Idzik and Rex Ryan as they learn they will not be with the team this season. The big names in this week's group are Joe McKnight...

New York Jets’ Vlad Ducasse Prepares for Pivotal Season in NFL Career
August 2nd, 2013 at 1:35 PM
New York Jets guard Vlad Ducasse has an opportunity to find a full-time role this season on the offensive line after rotating in at left guard with Matt Slauson last season. The Jets selected Vlad Ducasse in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of Massachusetts, buying into...

Former New York Jets’ Guard Brandon Moore Retires
July 26th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
We have seen some very good offensive lineman for the New York Jets in the past ten seasons, but only one remained on the team for all ten.  That one player was Brandon Moore, who announced his retirement today.  ***PHOTO1*** Moore was the unsung hero of the offensive line for the Jets...

New York Jets: Wide Open Competition at Guard
May 5th, 2013 at 10:49 PM
The New York Jets selected three potential guards in the 2013 NFL Draft: Brian Winters from Kent State, Oday Aboushi from Virginia and project player William Campbell from Michigan. The Jets have also signed Stephen Peterman, formerly of the Detroit Lions, with Vlad Ducasse and Caleb Schlauderaff still on the...

NFL Draft 2013: New York Jets Select Brian Winters, G, Kent State
April 27th, 2013 at 2:48 PM
The New York Jets have added to their offensive line depth, snagging Kent State guard Brian Winters in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Brian Winters played left tackle at Kent State but will likely move inside as he transitions to the NFL. Eventually it is believed that...

New York Jets 2013 NFL Draft: Spotlight on Offensive Linemen
April 10th, 2013 at 9:30 PM
As the 2013 NFL Draft rapidly approaches the New York Jets should be looking to add a guard in the first few rounds to fill another need. Willie Colon was brought in, while Matt Slauson left and joined the Bears, with Brandon Moore still being available on the free agent...

New York Jets NFL Draft 2013 Scenario: Chance Warmack in the First Round
April 1st, 2013 at 1:46 PM
With the No. 9 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the New York Jets are in an interesting spot. There's going to be highly-rated players left on the board at a few positions, which creates more scenarios based on their own choices. In the Jets Mock Draft we posted earlier...

Former New York Jets Guard Matt Slauson Signs with Chicago Bears
March 29th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
Another New York Jets free agent has found a new home, with left guard Matt Slauson landing with the Chicago bears on a one year deal. It wasn't unexpected, as John Idzik refuses to overpay for anyone and is cleaning house at positions where the Jets can end up being...

New York Jets’ Matt Slauson Part of Brian Cushing Rule Taking Effect
March 20th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
The Brian Cushing rule has been approved by NFL Owners, set to rule out chop blocks and peel-back blocks inside the tackle box. The rule will be remembered as the Brian Cushing rule because New York Jets guard Matt Slauson ended the season of Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing on...

New York Jets Sign Willie Colon
March 15th, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The New York Jets signed offensive lineman Willie Colon, recently released by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Willie Colon played tackle for the Steelers from 2006-2011, moving inside to guard for the 2012 season. It's unclear whether the Jets are planning on him playing inside or outside, but they will be expecting...

Dave DeGuglielmo Fired as New York Jets Offensive Line Coach
January 24th, 2013 at 4:02 PM
The New York Jets seemed to be ready to move forward with their coaching staff, plus the official introduction of John Idzik as general manager, but it has been reported that offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo has been fired. Dave DeGuglielmo followed the Tony Sparano train to the Jets and...

New York Jets’ Matt Slauson Fined for Block on Brian Cushing of Houston Texans
October 12th, 2012 at 11:28 AM
New York Jets left guard Matt Slauson has been fined $10,000 for his low block on star linebacker Brian Cushing of the Houston Texans. The play tore Brian Cushing's ACL, ending his 2012 season prematurely. Matt Slauson will appeal, maintaining that the block was legal. Jets head coach Rex Ryan...

New York Jets News: Seven Players Waived, Including Matt Hardison
August 25th, 2012 at 1:24 PM
The New York Jets waived seven players today, leaving the roster number at 80 players. The team needs to be down to 75 players by 4 p.m. on Monday. Among the players waived are: defensive tackle Matt Hardison, wide receivers Dexter Jackson and Raymond Webber, guard Terrence Campbell, long snapper...

New York Jets’ Matt Slauson Takes a Pay Cut, Percy Harvin Trade Chatter Heats up Again
August 9th, 2012 at 1:31 PM
The New York Jets staged a competition at left guard between Matt Slauson and Vlad Ducasse, though the validity of the competition is up for debate. Matt Slauson ended up taking a pay cut to guarantee himself a roster spot, leading some to suggest that the "competition" was stirred up...

New York Jets Training Camp Standouts
August 8th, 2012 at 10:31 AM
While training camp will conclude this week as the New York Jets prepare for their first preseason game Friday versus the Cincinnati Bengals, we will take a look at some players that have stood out during camp. Most of these players are not household names, and may not even be...

Tim Tebow and Vlad Ducasse: New York Jets Weight Room Warriors
June 8th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Tim Tebow and Vlad Ducasse are two of the more intriguing characters on a New York jets team full of interesting stories, and apparently both are turning heads in the weight room. Tim Tebow was challenged by a lineman to perform a feat of strength - holding weighted sledgehammers out...