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New York Jets Release Antonio Cromartie as NFL Free Agency Nears
March 9th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
The New York Jets released Antonio Cromartie today after weeks of speculation that the move was inevitable. NFL free agency opens with the new league year on Tuesday and Antonio Cromartie was set to collect a major roster bonus shortly into the free agency period. Antonio Cromartie struggled with some...

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...

Mike Tannenbaum: Former New York Jets General Manager on Miami Dolphins Radar?
January 9th, 2014 at 11:50 PM
Mike Tannenbaum might be returning to the AFC East after a short stint with Priority Sports. The former New York Jets general manager has been reported as a potential replacement for Jeff Ireland with the Miami Dolphins. Ireland and the Dolphins mutually agreed to part ways amidst talk of tension...

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...

Can Joe McKnight Make the New York Jets Roster as a Running Back?
June 23rd, 2013 at 11:50 PM
New York Jets running back Joe McKnight has been an enigma throughout his NFL and collegiate football career. Joe McKnight committed to USC as one of the most-hyped high school prospects in the country, drawing comparisons to Marshall Faulk, but went on to have a fairly ordinary tenure with the...

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 Sign 2013 NFL Draft Picks Brian Winters and Tommy Bohanon
May 10th, 2013 at 6:08 AM
The New York Jets have gotten down to the business of starting to bring on board their 2013 NFL Draft picks, just before their three-day rookie mini-camp opens Friday in Florham Park, N.J. Third round draft choice, offensive lineman Brian Winters, and seventh round selection, full back Tommy Bohanon, have...

New York Jets: Sign Braylon Edwards or Ramses Barden?
May 4th, 2013 at 10:13 AM
The New York Jets are still looking to fill needs on their roster following the 2013 NFL Draft, meaning its time for John Idzik to scour the scraps remaining on the free agent market. The Jets would like to round out their receiving corps with some size, and the two...

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...

Calvin Pace Returns to New York Jets on One Year Deal
April 16th, 2013 at 8:58 PM
The new York Jets cleaned house early on this offseason, cutting Calvin Pace, Bart Scott, Eric Smith and Jason Smith. Now the Jets have brought one of those salary cap casualties back into the mix, signing Calvin Pace to a one year deal. Calvin Pace will bring depth and experience...

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...

Former New York Jets Guard Matt Slauson Signs with Chicago Bears
March 29th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
Another New York Jets free agent has found a new home, with left guard Matt Slauson landing with the Chicago bears on a one year deal. It wasn't unexpected, as John Idzik refuses to overpay for anyone and is cleaning house at positions where the Jets can end up being...

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...

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...