Category: ‘Special Teams’

New York Jets Sign Well-Traveled WR/KR Jeremy Ross to Replace Jeremy Kerley
April 7th, 2016 at 7:49 AM
The New York Jets will try to replace KR Jeremy Kerley with the well-traveled Jeremy Ross, a veteran of six teams, who most recently played with the Oakland Raiders. ***PHOTO1*** Ross, 28, was an undrafted free agent out of Cal in 2011 and has bounced around the league quite a bit since...

New York Jets Waive Kicker Kyle Brindza (Achilles) Two Weeks After Signing Him
February 19th, 2016 at 9:25 AM
The New York Jets thought they might have solved their placekicking issues when they signed former Tampa Bay kicker Kyle Brindza two weeks ago. Not so. Brindza was released on Thursday after tearing an Achilles Tendon during a workout. The injury was classified by the NFL as a "Non-Football Injury". ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Jets Reserve/Future Contract Signee Kyle Brindza Tears Achilles, Report
February 17th, 2016 at 2:12 PM
Less than two weeks ago, the New York Jets signed kicker Kyle Brindza to a reserve/future contract, giving him a shot at joining the team for the 2016 season. Today, it was reported via Twitter that Brindza tore his Achilles' tendon while working out this week. ***PHOTO1*** Brindza spent his rookie season...

New York Jets Sign CFL Linebacker Freddie Bishop III, Kicker Kyle Brindza to Reserve/Future Contracts, Report
February 5th, 2016 at 5:11 PM
The New York Jets are still working on building their 90-man roster for the start of training camp. This time, they picked up a Canadian Football League linebacker out of Central Michigan. Freddie Bishop III signed with the Detroit Lions after going undrafted in 2013, but was released before training...

New York Jets to Hire Indianapolis Colts’ Brant Boyer as Special Teams Coordinator
February 2nd, 2016 at 9:41 PM
The New York Jets were in search for their next special teams coordinator after they fired Bobby April after the 2015 season and on Tuesday night, the Jets found their guy. ***PHOTO1*** The Jets will hire Indianapolis Colts assistant special teams coach Brant Boyer as their special teams coordinator; as Adam Caplan...