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New York Jets Re-sign Matt Simms Through 2014 NFL Season
January 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Jets have re-signed Matt Simms to a one year contract. Matt Simms ended up beating out Greg McElroy in training camp, and with the injury to Mark Sanchez he served as the team's primary backup quarterback. Simms ended up appearing in three games in relief of Geno...

New York Jets’ Antonio Cromartie Wants to Remain with Team, Expected to Be Released
January 6th, 2014 at 12:49 PM
The New York Jets are expected to release cornerback Antonio Cromartie by March 30, when his $5 million roster bonus kicks in. Cromartie is coming off a season hampered by injury, with the possibility of offseason hip surgery still looming. Antonio Cromartie has made it known that he wants to...

New York Jets Eliminated from Playoff Contention: Time to Look Forward to 2014
December 17th, 2013 at 11:54 PM
The New York Jets have officially been eliminated from playoff contention by way of the 61-yard field goal by Justin Tuck of the Baltimore Ravens that gave Baltimore an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions. At 6-8, the best the Jets can hope to do is tie the currently 8-6...

New York Jets General Manager John Idzik Defends Offseason Signings of David Garrard, Mike Goodson
June 13th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
Reasonable observers knew that the New York Jets needed to hit the reset button if they planned on building the team back up the right way. Lack of talent combined with a lack of salary cap space will do that to a franchise. That's exactly what the Jets did this...

New York Jets Select West Virginia Quarterback Geno Smith in Second Round of 2013 NFL Draft
April 26th, 2013 at 7:40 PM
The New York Jets selected West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. The Jets picked Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner and Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft last night. Combined with the restructure of D'Brickashaw Ferguson's...

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...

Darrelle Revis Agrees with Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Trade Official for New York Jets
April 21st, 2013 at 5:54 PM
The Darrelle Revis trade is now official, with the cornerback signing a 6-year, $96 million deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The framework of the deal was reported to be in place earlier today, pending a physical for Darrelle Revis and him agreeing to a contract with the Buccaneers. Now...

Darrelle Revis Trade Complete: New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Agree to Deal
April 21st, 2013 at 12:58 PM
The Darrelle Revis trade is done. Well, almost. The New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to the parameters of a trade that will send Darrelle Revis to Tampa Bay and bring back undisclosed draft picks to the Jets. The haul of draft picks coming back to the...

Darrelle Revis Trade: New York Jets Trying to Include Mark Sanchez
April 12th, 2013 at 7:08 PM
The New York Jets are reportedly trying to kill two birds with one stone in their current discussions with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by including Mark Sanchez as a piece of the trade. It appears highly unlikely that the Buccaneers would agree to taking on the massive contract of Mark...

Darrelle Revis Trade: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Losing Patience with New York Jets?
April 8th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The Darrelle Revis trade talk has started to amp up once again, with the latest chatter about the Tampa Bay Buccaneers losing patience with the New York Jets. John Idzik and the Jets are in no rush to complete a trade sending Darrelle Revis elsewhere, willing to wait and see...

New York Jets NFL Draft 2013: Unlikely to Draft Geno Smith, Ryan Nassib
April 3rd, 2013 at 11:56 AM
Every year as we get closer to the NFL Draft, reports about the prospects each team is interested in coke out daily. The 2013 NFL Draft is no different and quarterbacks are constantly being linked to the New York Jets. Geno Smith from West Virginia and Ryan Nassib of Syracuse...

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...

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 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....

Darrelle Revis Trade: More Conflicting Reports on Interested Teams
March 6th, 2013 at 2:25 PM
As the Darrelle Revis trade saga continues, so do the conflicting reports. The New York Jets are said to be set on trading away their superstar cornerback, but who is in the lead to land his services? It has been said that the San Francisco 49ers are out in front,...

New York Jets Determined to Trade Darrelle Revis
March 6th, 2013 at 10:21 AM
The ongoing New York Jets drama this offseason has been the Darrelle Revis trade rumors, a soap opera that seems more and more likely to end with Darrelle Revis wearing another uniform. It started with a report about owner Woody Johnson thinking about trading the star cornerback, progressed to the...

Darrelle Revis Trade: Conflicting Reports on Intentions of San Francisco 49ers
March 1st, 2013 at 10:51 AM
Rumors of a Darrelle Revis trade to the San Francisco 49ers really popped off on Wednesday, sending New York Jets fans and plenty of others around the NFL into a frenzy. With the 49ers set to have a boatload of picks in the 2013 NFL Draft, it still seems like...

New York Jets Meet with Agent of Free Agent Safety LaRon Landry
February 27th, 2013 at 6:06 PM
While at the 2013 NFL Combine, the New York Jets met with the agents of some of their players, mainly those about to hit free agency. The big buzz was around the team neglecting to meet with the agents of Darrelle Revis, but what has been ignored is the meeting...