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New York Jets: Mike Vick a Likely Free Agent Target?
January 21st, 2014 at 9:20 PM
The New York Jets are expected to be big spenders this offseason, with quarterback set to be an interesting position to address (or not). The Jets recently re-signed Matt Simms for 2014 and Geno Smith will be entering his second season. It seems unlikely that the Jets will enter 2014...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan Expected to Return as Head Coach
December 28th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
The New York Jets are expected to bring back Rex Ryan as head coach in 2014 despite the constant rumblings that his job was in jeopardy this season. As alluded to many times before, Rex Ryan's current contract runs through the 2014 season which will allow the Jets to turn...

New York Jets: Few Big Names, but More Talented than Expected?
June 28th, 2013 at 1:43 PM
The New York Jets have been laughed off by most already in regards to the 2013 NFL season, but the current roster is actually close to being the team that Rex Ryan wants. Rex Ryan is looking to build an all-weather team that plays physical, suffocating defense, can run the...

New York Jets Sign Tight End Kellen Winslow Jr
June 14th, 2013 at 8:18 PM
As expected, the New York Jets have signed tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. The Jets brought Kellen Winslow Jr. to mini-camp for a tryout this week and he quickly caught the eye of the coaching staff. Probably the most accomplished receiving threat on the field, Kellen Winslow Jr. showed flashes...

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...

New York Jets Trade Fourth Round Pick to New Orleans Saints for Chris Ivory
April 27th, 2013 at 1:39 PM
The New York Jets have still managed to make quite a splash in the first NFL Draft for John Idzik as general manager. The 2013 NFL Draft has brought the Jets two high-profile defensive talents, Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner and Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson, West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith,...

New York Jets and D’Brickashaw Ferguson Agree to Restructure Contract
April 26th, 2013 at 6:07 PM
The New York Jets and D'Brickashaw Ferguson have agreed to restructure the left tackle's contract, lowering his salary cap hit for 2013 by $5.1 million. D'Brickashaw Ferguson agreed to restructure his contract just last offseason. All but $840,000 of Ferguson's anticipated base salary for this season was converted to a...

New York Jets Make Trade Offer for Chris Ivory of New Orleans Saints
April 19th, 2013 at 7:53 PM
The New York Jets have made a trade offer for Chris Ivory, currently with the New Orleans Saints. Chris Ivory visited the Jets last week before the deadline to sign an offer sheet as he hit restricted free agency this offseason. That visit set off some speculation, but the Jets...

New York Jets Sign Safety Dawan Landry, Reuniting Him with Rex Ryan
April 9th, 2013 at 4:01 PM
John Idzik and the New York jets have taken a step towards addressing their need at safety, signing free agent Dawan Landry. The Jets lost Dawan Landry's brother, LaRon Landry, to the Indianapolis Colts in free agency as well as fellow starting safety Yeremiah Bell. That left the Jets needing...

New York Jets Free Agency Reactions: Jets 101 Roundtable
March 31st, 2013 at 9:00 PM
After taunting fans with a planned meeting with talented tight end Fred Davis, the Jets canceled on Davis after hearing the offers he received from the Buffalo Bills and his former team, the Washington Redskins. Davis ended up signing a one-year deal to return to Washington, likely realizing there was...

Rex Ryan: “I’ve Never Had One Conversation with Anybody” About Trading Darrelle Revis
March 22nd, 2013 at 5:37 PM
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan was on the Michael Kay Show on ESPN Radio today and made a big statement about the Darrelle Revis trade situation. Everyone wants to know what's happening, and Rex Ryan has maintained that the team isn't actively shopping Darrelle Revis. Now, he has...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan: “I’m not Scared”
March 20th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has been labeled as a lame duck coach by some in the media, as they have assumed that Rex Ryan is being set up to be fired following a rebuilding year in 2013. While it's hard to knock the reasoning given the free...

New York Jets First Week of NFL Free Agency Scorecard
March 17th, 2013 at 7:13 PM
For the most part the first week of free agency leading towards the 2013 NFL season has come and gone. The New York Jets sat patiently waiting for the right players they were targeting, mostly under age of 30 with decent upside potential that could be added relatively cheaply under...

New York Jets Eat Roster Bonus, No Rush on Darrelle Revis Trade
March 16th, 2013 at 4:06 PM
It looked as though a Darrelle Revis trade would happen fairly quickly after the open of NFL Free Agency for the New York Jets. The number of suitors was cut down by the contract demands of the star cornerback, teams that probably wouldn't hang on to that kind of salary...

Mike Goodson: New York Jets Sign Free Agent Running Back
March 15th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
The New York Jets are officially active in NFL Free Agency. The Jets have signed free agent running back Mike Goodson, who spent last season with the Oakland Raiders. Mike Goodson is a good fit for Marty Mornhinweg as a good receiver out of the backfield and has some big...

New York Jets Remain Quiet in Free Agency, Darrelle Revis Trade Talk Continues
March 14th, 2013 at 10:48 PM
The New York Jets haven't signed any new free agents since NFL Free Agency opened on Tuesday, only re-signing fullback Lex Hilliard. John Idzik is sticking true to his word that this team will be built through the NFL Draft. The Jets aren't in a position where making tons of...

Darrelle Revis, LaRon Landry, Brandon Gibson: Day Two of Free Agency for New York Jets
March 13th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Outside of creating salary cap space, the New York Jets were quiet on day one of NFL Free Agency. What can we expect on day two? Expect the Jets to turn things up and start making some noise. And yes, that includes Darrelle Revis. It seems increasingly likely that Darrelle...

Antonio Cromartie Restructures Contract, Opens Salary Cap Space for New York Jets
March 13th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
The New York Jets got some help from a few high-profile players yesterday, restructuring the deal of Antonio Cromartie and Santonio Holmes. The Jets were able to lower the 2013 salary cap hit for Antonio Cromartie by $4.2 million, while dropping the hit for Santonio  Holmes by $3.5 million. The...

New York Jets Interested in Brandon Gibson, Mike DeVito Likely Gone
March 12th, 2013 at 4:51 PM
NFL Free agency has started off with a bang, some big deals going down already. The Jets have been directly involved in the major news so far, but the team is interested in free agent wide receiver Brandon Gibson and will likely lose defensive tackle Mike DeVito to the Kansas...

New York Jets to Cut Sione Pouha, Restructure Santonio Holmes
March 12th, 2013 at 3:53 PM
The New York Jets have accomplished a major goal before free agency even starts, freeing up some salary cap space and turning themselves into legitimate players once the new league year kicks off at 4 p.m. today. To do so, the Jets will cut Sione Pouha and restructure Santonio Holmes....