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Former New York Jets Bart Scott and Calvin Pace to the Buffalo Bills?
February 20th, 2013 at 7:58 PM
The New York Jets cut Bart Scott, Calvin Pace and a few others yesterday to clear up some cap space. In the NFL one team's trash is another team's treasure, or at least helpful for a new coach trying to establish a defensive philosophy. When Rex Ryan became head coach...

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...

Jim Leonhard Will not Return to the New York Jets
July 20th, 2012 at 11:37 AM
Since his injury last December against the Kansas City Chiefs, many wondered if Jim Leonhard would have any sort of future with the New York Jets.  Yesterday, the Jets made that decision via the report that they will not re-sign the 29-year-old safety.  ***PHOTO1***  After a big year for Gang Green when...

LaRon Landry and Yeremiah Bell: Have the New York Jets Solved Their Safety Problem?
May 28th, 2012 at 4:07 PM
Two of the notable signings this offseason by the New York Jets are safeties LaRon Landry and Yeremiah Bell. The Jets correctly identified safety as a major area of need and spent money on it in an attempt to shore up the back end of their defense. While Bell and...

New York Jets: Winning Formula a Repeat of Last Two Super Bowl Champions?
May 27th, 2012 at 9:23 AM
The last two Super Bowl Champions, the Green Bay Packers in 2011 and the New York Giants in 2012, both shared one very uncommon aspect that helped propel them to their ultimate victories: injuries. Suffice it to say, very many injuries, so much so that at least a dozen or...

New York Jets’ Antonio Cromartie: the Tweet That Sparked an Awful Debate
March 19th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie's tweet was innocent enough. As we showed you last week, Cromartie was campaigning for the Jets to sign Reggie Nelson via Twitter. When Nelson signed with the Cincinnati Bengals, Cromartie took it pretty hard just like everyone else interested in the Jets having an...

New York Jets Try for LaRon Landry and Reggie Nelson in Continued Free Agent Search
March 17th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
The New York Jets really kicked off free agency yesterday, inking backup quarterback Drew Stanton and also signing wide receiver Chaz Schilens to a cheap deal that could turn into a major steal. While those are under the radar moves that could turn into nice finds, Jets fans are still...

New York Jets: Top Five Potential Free Agent Additions
March 13th, 2012 at 8:15 AM
Now that the NFL has set the 2012 salary cap at $120.6 million for almost of the 32 clubs, plus $1.6 million more due to the NFL fining Dallas and Washington for front loading contracts, the New York Jets now know they will have more or less $14.4 million available...

New York Jets: Free Agent Market Drying up for Safeties
March 6th, 2012 at 12:55 PM
The New York Jets are in the market for at least one safety. The problem is that the market is quickly drying up. It seems that the Jets would like to have a safety in hand before draft day on April 26, as not doing so would really force their...

New York Jets: Will They Use Their Franchise Tag?
March 3rd, 2012 at 2:00 PM
The month of March will go a long way into answering some lingering questions as to how the New York Jets plan to reshape their 2012 roster since Free Agency begins at 4 p.m. on Tuesday March 13th. Before then each team must designate, if they so choose, one player...

LaRon Landry: Can He Help the New York Jets?
March 3rd, 2012 at 10:00 AM
A handful of names have been mentioned in conversations of who can be the solution to the New York Jets’ issues at the safety position.  LaRon Landry is one of those players who have been thrown into the mix and a large number of Jets fans seem to like the...

New York Jets Reportedly Interested in Baltimore Ravens Outside Linebacker Jarret Johnson
March 1st, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Rex Ryan brought Bart Scott and Jim Leonhard over from the Baltimore Ravens when he took over as head coach of the New York Jets. Ryan is trying to make the Jets into his own version of the Ravens, a tough, physical team predicated on defense and running the football....

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: Upcoming NFL Off-Season Schedule
February 12th, 2012 at 3:14 PM
Now that the 2011 season is officially behind us, it's time to look ahead to how 2012 will shape up before the New York Jets and every other NFL team hits the field in September. The Jets should be particularly busy in March as the free agency period opens, as...

Will New York Jets’ Jim Leonhard Be Back?
January 31st, 2012 at 8:15 AM
With all the upheaval currently going on with the New York Jets coaching staff and free agency still off in the distance, Jim Leonhard's situation has been put on the back burner. Leonhard's contract running out puts the Jets in a tough spot. While most are looking for Eric Smith...

NFL Playoffs Sorely Missing the Drama of the New York Jets
January 20th, 2012 at 2:46 PM
The New York Jets had a disappointing season in 2011, missing the playoffs for the first time under Rex Ryan. While the Jets are obviously upset about not making it to playoffs, maybe the NFL should be just a disappointed. This year's playoffs have had some great games, a few...

2012 NFL Draft: First-Round Targets for the New York Jets
January 12th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
The Jets have many needs to address heading into next season. Their three major areas of needs are an upgrade to their pass rush, a safety adept at man coverage and help for Mark Sanchez on the offensive side of the football. With bowl season concluding after Alabama's 21-0 domination of...

New York Jets: 2011 Season Review
January 7th, 2012 at 11:35 AM
The New York Jets' third season under head coach Rex Ryan ended with three straight losses and an 8-8 record. Now we will delve into how the season went for the team overall -the good, the bad and the ugly. ***PHOTO1*** Strengths: Shonn Greene, Dustin Keller, Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie, and the...

Eric Smith: New York Jets Safety Played Last Five Weeks with a Torn Meniscus
January 3rd, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Eric Smith was the target of a lot of criticism this season, mainly because he was a constant target in coverage for opposing offense playing the New York Jets. Smith played the last five weeks of the regular season with a torn meniscus in his knee. He will have surgery...

Jeremy Kerley Expected to Play Saturday Vs. New York Giants; Joe McKnight Will Be a Game-time Decision
December 21st, 2011 at 2:31 PM
New York Jets wide receiver and punt returner Jeremy Kerley missed practice again today with an illness, but is expected to play. He was sent home yesterday with the same issue. Brandon Moore, Joe McKnight and Marquice Cole all worked during practice to varying degrees. McKnight participated in some drills...