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New York Jets’ Stephen Hill Placed on Injured Reserve
December 13th, 2013 at 11:09 PM
The New York Jets have placed wide receiver Stephen Hill on injured reserve with a knee injury, ending what has ultimately been a disappointing second season in the NFL for the team's second round choice in the 2012 NFL Draft. The move comes a few weeks after Stephen Hill lost...

New York Jets Moving Quinton Coples to Outside Linebacker?
May 3rd, 2013 at 1:25 PM
When the New York Jets drafted Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson No. 13 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft, it was a sign of a shakeup in their defensive front. While the Jets are usually identified as a 3-4 defense, it's a very varied front and the scheme Rex Ryan...

Tim Tebow Released by New York Jets
April 29th, 2013 at 2:28 PM
The New York Jets have released Tim Tebow. It seemed to be a long time coming, but some doubt as to whether Tim Tebow would be cut started to creep in when the Jets kept him on the roster all the way through the completion of the 2013 NFL Draft....

Looking Back at the Stephen Hill Selection in the 2012 NFL Draft
February 11th, 2013 at 11:02 AM
The New York Jets made a splash in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft, trading up to pick Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill. Just as with the Quinton Coples selection, some were very critical of the pick, especially giving up more picks (the Jets traded their second,...

Cliff Harris: Underrated Signing by New York Jets Could Pay Off
February 9th, 2013 at 4:53 PM
At Oregon, Cliff Harris was seen as a future NFL cornerback. He was an All-American after the 2010 season, which saw his Ducks fall to Cam Newton and Auburn in the BCS National Championship Game. Cliff Harris finished that season with eight interceptions and led the nation in pass break...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples: Look Back at 2012 NFL Draft
February 6th, 2013 at 5:55 PM
There was plenty of backlash when the New York Jets selected Quinton Coples in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. After names like Melvin Ingram and Courtney Upshaw were linked to the Jets throughout the process, many assumed if one of those two were on the board they...

Matt Moore: New York Jets Quarterback Options
January 31st, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The names keep coming in the discussions about possible New York Jets quarterback options to compete for Mark Sanchez, but Matt Moore is one that has been near the top of the list for a long time. Matt Moore may not be the most exciting candidate, but he could be...

John Idzik Hired as New York Jets General Manager
January 18th, 2013 at 5:42 PM
The New York Jets have finally settled on a new general manager, as they have hired John Idzik away from the Seattle Seahawks. It hasn't been announced by the team, but it has been reported by multiple outlets, ending a longer-than-expected process that took some interesting twists and turns along...

New York Jets’ Quinton Coples Fined for Grabbing Facemask of Chad Henne
December 14th, 2012 at 7:01 PM
New York Jets rookie defensive lineman Quinton Coples has been fined by the NFL for grabbing the facemask of Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne last week. The NFL hit Quinton Coples with a $15,000 fine for the facemask penalty he incurred while trying to wrap up the quarterback. Some Jets...

New York Jets: Antonio Allen Signed to Active Roster Again
December 6th, 2012 at 8:23 PM
The New York Jets have signed Antonio Allen once again. Antonio Allen was sitting on their practice squad, having been jockeyed back and forth this season after being drafted by the team in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft out of South Carolina. Donnie Fletcher was signed to...

New York Jets: Demario Davis Ready to Start at Inside Linebacker?
October 24th, 2012 at 12:43 PM
The New York Jets made an effort to get younger and faster over the offseason, especially through the 2012 NFL Draft. Part of that was the selection of Demario Davis, an inside linebacker with blazing speed from Arkansas State. The Jets grabbed Demario Davis in the third round of the...

New York Jets’ Sione Pouha and Stephen Hill Expected to Sit Out Game Versus Houston Texans
October 6th, 2012 at 10:08 AM
The New York Jets have been dealing with injury issues all season, and that's not about to change. With Darrelle Revis and Santonio Holmes already on the shelf for the rest of the season, nose tackle Sione Pouha and wide receiver Stephen Hill are not expected to play against the...

New York Jets: Pass Rush Missing, What’s the Plan for Rex Ryan and Mike Pettine?
September 25th, 2012 at 2:30 PM
The New York Jets drafted Quinton Coples in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, hoping he would be part of an effort up front to generate more of a pass rush without having to blitz. The Jets have relied on their secondary since Rex Ryan's arrival, unable to...

New York Jets 2012 NFL Draft Picks: Preseason Review
September 2nd, 2012 at 5:30 PM
With final cuts official, it's a good time to review how the new York Jets did with their 2012 NFL Draft picks. Most are far from a final verdict, but with the regular season starting one week from today it's a landmark spot in the careers of the players chosen...

New York Jets’ Yeremiah Bell, Mike Devito Out; Quinton Coples and Josh Bush to Start
August 26th, 2012 at 7:19 PM
Mike DeVito and Yeremiah Bell will be out tonight for the New York Jets when they take on the Carolina Panthers at MetLife Stadium. Their absence will create an opportunity for two rookies, 2012 NFL Draft picks Quinton Coples and Josh Bush. Both will get a chance to start as...

Maurice Jones-Drew not Being Targeted by the New York Jets
August 22nd, 2012 at 9:24 PM
The New York Jets are not negotiating with the Jacksonville Jaguars about running back Maurice Jones-Drew, according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. The price tag is ultimately too high, with the Jaguars looking for players and draft picks, plus the Jets would need to satisfy the...

New York Jets Looking to Add Olympic Sprinter Jeff Demps
August 16th, 2012 at 10:24 PM
Now with the 2012 Olympics Games in London in the past, sprinter Jeff Demps, formerly of the Florida Gators football team, is looking to re-start his football career in the NFL. Jeff Demps could have been drafted during the 2012 NFL Draft, but chose then to pursue his sprinting career,...

New York Jets’ Eric Smith Expected to Miss Rest of Preseason with MCL Injury
August 11th, 2012 at 9:10 PM
New York Jets safety Eric Smith left last night's preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals with an apparent knee injury. Eric Smith appears to have sustained an MCL sprain, as reported by Jenny Vrentas of the Star-Ledger. The Jets bolstered their safety position over the offseason with LaRon Landry and...

New York Jets Drop Preseason Opener to Cincinnati Bengals, 17-6
August 10th, 2012 at 11:26 PM
The New York Jets opened their 2012 preseason schedule at Paul Brown Stadium as they visited the Cincinnati Bengals, losing their first exhibition matchup 17-6. There were some definite bright spots, some areas in dire need of improvement, and overall it looked a lot like what you would expect the...

Former New York Jets Safety Jim Leonhard Visits Buffalo Bills
August 2nd, 2012 at 9:57 PM
Free agent safety Jim Leonhard might be staying in the AFC East, as the former New York Jets fan favorite visited the Buffalo Bills today. Jim Leonhard suffered his second major injury in two seasons against the Kansas City Chiefs last year, essentially ending his Jets career. Jim Leonhard was...