Jets Rumors & News

  • Baker Mayfield to Jets reportedly 'a done deal'

    Sportsnaut "The Baker Mayfield to New York Jets rumors are heating up to a boiling point, as every day that passes ahead of the 2018 NFL Draft brings more news on this front. On Wednesday, just over one week before the prospects start flying off the board, NFL insider Tony Pauline shared this: “One source,..." April 19

  • Strahan, Bradshaw, Long to work Thursday night pregame for FOX

    Pro Football Talk "FOX still hasn’t announced who will be in the booth on Thursday Night Football this season, but it has announced who will be on the pregame set. Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long will work the pregame show on Thursday nights, FOX announced today." April 18

  • NFL to release 2018 regular-season schedule Thursday

    NFL.com "The 2018 NFL regular-season schedule will soon be here. The schedule will be announced exclusively on NFL Network during the 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday as part of a two-hour long special. The special will be hosted by Scott Hanson and feature NFL..." April 18

  • Jets Claim K Nick Rose Off Waivers

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets were awarded kicker Nick Rose from the Chargers. Rose was dropped by L.A. on Friday and subjected to waivers. Last year, Rose filled in for the Redskins while Dustin Hopkins was sidelined with a hip injury. Rose did well in Hopkins’ absence, connecting 10 of 11 field goal attempts and..." April 17

  • Nick Mangold announces retirement, to sign 1-day deal with Jets

    ESPN "Former New York Jets center Nick Mangold, one of the NFL's most decorated offensive linemen during his 11-year run with the team, announced his retirement Tuesday morning on Twitter. Mangold, 34, who sat out last season after being released by the Jets in February 2017, will sign a one-day..." April 17

  • Brett Favre failed his ‘Monday Night Football’ audition

    New York Post "After striking out on Peyton Manning for “Monday Night Football,” ESPN has considered big names, like Brett Favre, and not as big, like Booger McFarland, while holding auditions as if it were “American Idol.” Favre recently came in for one of the auditions, according to sources. Though it was..." April 17

  • NFL, NFLPA announce ban of 10 helmet models after laboratory study

    CBS Sports "The NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement Monday that they have banned 10 helmet models from being used in the future. Six of the 10 helmet models are banned immediately, while four are only permitted to be worn by the players that wore them in 2017. The results of the laboratory testing,..." April 16

  • The Jets’ draft targets at linebacker, cornerback and safety

    New York Post "If there is one position the Jets are set at, it is safety. After taking Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye in the first two rounds last year, they don’t need to add anyone else at that position. The Jets probably are not in the market for linebackers, either. They are hoping Darron Lee is a long-term..." April 15

  • Latest on Jets’ QB decision

    Yardbarker "While the Giants and Broncos provide unique variables in the top five, the Browns and Jets are essentially committed to drafting a quarterback. And the latter’s preference hierarchy appears to have evolved since the start of the pre-draft process. When the Jets traded up from No. 6 to No. 3,..." April 15

  • Jets should stay far away from newly-free Dez Bryant

    SNY TV "WR Dez Bryant was released by the Cowboys on Friday afternoon, with Bryant reportedly hinting afterwards that he might be staying in the NFC East. Bryant, 29, had a down year in 2017, with 69 receptions for 838 yards and six touchdowns in 16 games. "I let a lot of things get in the way..." April 13

  • Jets waive four, including Jeremy Langford

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets announced they have waived four players, including running back Jeremy Langford. Quarterback Joel Stave, running back Jahad Thomas and receiver Daniel Williams also received the ax. Langford, 26, joined the Jets’ practice squad December 8 and signed a reserve/future contract in..." April 13

  • Jets Pick Up DE Leonard Williams’ Fifth-Year Option

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets will pick up DE Leonard Williams‘ fifth-year option for the 2019 season before the upcoming deadline. Mehta adds that the Jets would like to get a long0term extension in place for Williams, so it’s possible he may not play out the..." April 11

  • The NFL is reportedly dumping its Color Rush uniforms this year

    Awful Announcing "NFL fans expecting to see the ridiculously colored “Color Rush” uniforms during Thursday Night Football this season appear to be in for a rude awakening. According to sports radio guru Jason Barrett of Barrett Sports Media, Fox Sports EVP of Programming, Research and Content Strategy Bill..." April 11

  • Jets To Work Out Sam Darnold

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets will bring USC quarterback Sam Darnold in for a top 30 visit in the coming days, Albert Breer of The MMQB tweets. Darnold was not listed on the Jets’ schedule as of a couple of weeks ago, but they now have a meeting lined up. The Jets hold the third overall pick in the draft, but it..." April 10

  • Report: Jets 'unlikely' to retain Christian Hackenberg, could also release Bryce Petty

    Sportsnaut "This shouldn’t come as a shock to anyone who’s followed the New York Jets in recent years, but both Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty appear to be on their way out ahead of the 2018 NFL season. Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports reports it’s “unlikely” Hackenberg is retained, noting Petty is..." April 10

  • Jets Sign WR Charles Johnson

    NFL Trade Rumors "The New York Jets announced Monday that they’ve signed former Vikings and Panthers WR Charles Johnson to a contract. Johnson actually tried out for the Jets a few weeks ago so this isn’t a big surprise. Johnson, 29, originally signed on with the Packers as an undrafted free agent out of..." April 09

  • Josh Allen To Visit Jets?

    Pro Football Rumors "Will Josh Allen visit the Jets at their Florham Park facility, or won’t he? There are conflicting reports on that front, as we heard from Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News and Ian Rapoport of NFL.com earlier this week that Allen would indeed be making the trek to New Jersey, but last night..." April 08

  • Jets don’t have consensus as to QB, yet

    New York Daily News "The latest super-sized edition of the Jets Mailbag features the complicated truth about Baker Mayfield, Josh Rosen and Josh Allen, Bridgewater trade bait, the value of the Wonderlic test and the chances that the Giants do Gang Green a favor. Continue to tweet questions about all things Jets to..." April 07

  • How will the Jets deploy their running backs in 2018?

    SNY TV "Despite the retirement of Matt Forte, the Jets have bolstered their depth in the offensive backfield with a couple of veteran additions. Let's give consideration to what each back brings to the table and how they might find a niche in the Jets' offense this season. Bilal Powell Powell is..." April 06

  • Jets re-sign Dakota Dozier

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets added depth to their offensive line Friday, announcing they have re-signed Dakota Dozier. The Jets made Dozier a fourth-round pick in 2014, and he has played at right guard and right tackle in his four seasons. He also can play center. Dozier, 26, set career highs with 14 games..." April 06

  • Brent Qvale signs tender with Jets

    Pro Football Talk "Offensive lineman Brent Qvale signed his restricted free agent tender to remain with the Jets. He will make $1.9 million this season. Qvale signed with the Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He spent his entire rookie season on the team’s practice squad. He played in all 16 games in..." April 06

  • FOX Sports Working on Plan to Have Michael Strahan Host 'Thursday Night Football' Pregame Show in New York

    SI "A source tells SI.com that FOX’s plan for its “Thursday Night Football” pregame show is to bring it to New York City with a scaled down version of its regular “FOX NFL Sunday” cast. The network, whose Sunday NFL pregame show is based Los Angeles, is expected to air Thursday’s show from the Big..." April 06

  • Johnathan Hankins visiting Jets

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are hosting defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins today, Dan Graziano of ESPN reports. Hankins, 26, also has visited Washington. The Colts, who are converting to a 4-3, cut Hankins last month. " April 05

  • Jets announce new deal with Ben Ijalana

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets declined to pick up their option on tackle Ben Ijalana‘s contract for the 2018 season, but he will be back with the team in 2018. Word of Ijalana’s return popped up last month, but the team didn’t make anything official until Thursday. They did not announce the terms of his deal, but..." April 05

  • Jets Re-Sign RFA WR Quincy Enunwa

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Adam Schefter, Jets restricted free agent WR Quincy Enunwa signed his restricted tender on Wednesday. New York placed the second-round restricted tender on Enunwa, which will cost them $2.914 million for the 2018 season. Enunwa, 25, is a former sixth-round pick of the Jets back..." April 04

  • Jets divided on 2018 QB class

    Pro Football Rumors "The 2018 draft will bring one of the more unique quarterback pools in memory, with four passers likely going in the top 10 and possibly all coming off the board in the top five. Only with less than a month until the draft, the pecking order remains wildly uncertain. One team with a decision to..." April 04

  • Felony charges against Robby Anderson dismissed

    NFL.com "Prosecutors in Florida will not pursue felony charges against New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson stemming from his arrest in January. Anderson is still facing one misdemeanor count of reckless driving stemming from his Jan. 19 arrest in Sunrise, Florida, the Broward County State..." April 03

  • Report: NFL insiders believe Jets would take Mayfield over Rosen, Allen

    Sportsnaut "Assuming Sam Darnold is already off the board when the New York Jets pick at No. 3 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft, many league insiders reportedly believe Gang Green would take Baker Mayfield over Josh Rosen and Josh Allen. Tony Pauline of Draft Insider shared this insight on..." April 03

  • Jets To Sign C Travis Swanson

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets are expected to sign former Lions center Travis Swanson, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (Twitter link). Swanson will almost certainly join New York as a reserve, as the Jets already signed former Redskin Spencer Long last month to be their starting center. While Swanson could..." April 03

  • Will Baker Mayfield clash with New York media if drafted by the Jets or Giants?

    New York Daily News "Baker Mayfield carries a 6-foot, 5/8 chip on his shoulder that isn't likely to disappear anytime soon, but could he survive in the New York crucible given his apparent rabbit ears? The lightning-rod signal caller evidently hears (and reads) everything about him. Mayfield's recent admission..." April 03

  • Kony Ealy set to visit Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Kony Ealy moved from the Panthers to the Patriots to the Jets before the start of the 2017 season and he could be on the move again as a free agent this offseason. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Ealy is scheduled to visit with the Cowboys this week. It’s the first reported..." April 02

  • No Sweatpants in Public: Inside the Rule Books for N.F.L. Cheerleaders

    New York Times "Cheerleaders for the Carolina Panthers, known as the TopCats, must arrive at the stadium on game days at least five hours before kickoff. Body piercings and tattoos must be removed or covered. Water breaks can be taken only when the Panthers are on offense. TopCats must leave the stadium to change..." April 02

  • Jets claim ex-Raiders TE Clive Walford via waivers

    NFL.com "Clive Walford is going from a crowded tight end room to one in need of a veteran. Less than a week after being released by the Oakland Raiders, the fourth-year pass-catcher has been claimed by the New York Jets, the team announced Monday afternoon. Walford departed Oakland after a..." April 02

  • Jets planning private workout with Wyoming QB Josh Allen

    Newsday "The Jets have held private workouts with several quarterbacks, including Josh Rosen and Baker Mayfield last week. General manager Mike Maccagnan said Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen will workout for them soon. Jets officials attended Allen’s Pro Day in Wyoming Friday, but as with most of the top..." April 02

  • Jets' rebuilding plan comes into focus, with $100M in 2019 cap room

    ESPN "Here's a look at what's happening around the New York Jets: 1. Plenty of green: The first wave of free agency is over, and here are the spending numbers for the Jets: They doled out $187 million in contracts, including $81 million guaranteed at signing. These totals include their players who..." April 01

  • Jets host Travis Swanson

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets announced center Travis Swanson visited Friday. Swanson, 27, played his first four seasons in Detroit after they made him a third-round pick. He played 11 games last season before going on injured reserve with what the Lions said was a concussion. However, Dave Birkett of the..." March 31

  • Ex-Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls joins New York Jets

    NFL.com "Thomas Rawls found a new home. The ex-Seattle Seahawks running back signed with the New York Jets, the team announced Friday. An undrafted rookie in 2015, Rawls burst onto the scene in Seattle as a between-the-tackles fill-in for an injured Marshawn Lynch. The 5-foot-9 wrecking ball..." March 30

  • Lions Sign C Wesley Johnson

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Detroit Lions announced Thursday that they’ve signed C Wesley Johnson to a contract. The Lions brought Johnson in for a visit on Wednesday and it appears as though everything checked. Johnson, 27, is a former fifth-round pick of the Steelers back in 2014. He lasted just a few months in..." March 29

  • New York Jets not scheduled to workout Sam Darnold

    Clutch Points "The New York Jets may want people to believe that they traded up to No. 3 in the draft with no one specific in mind, but the football-loving free world knows that can’t be entirely true. With most of the teams at the top of the draft expected to take quarterbacks, they must have traded up to make..." March 29

  • What should the Jets do with Robby Anderson?

    SNY TV "What should the Jets do with embattled WR Robby Anderson, whose off-the-field troubles have started to overshadow what he does on the field? On The Jet Stream Podcast Wednesday on SNY, Jonas Schwartz said Anderson should be given one more chance. Willie Colon wasn't as kind. "I just feel..." March 28

  • Thomas Rawls set to visit Jets

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets added Isaiah Crowell to their backfield early in free agency and they are scheduled to meet with another running back on Thursday. Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the team is set to host Thomas Rawls for a visit. Rawls was not tendered by the Seahawks as a restricted..." March 28

  • Jets sign Neville Hewitt to one-year deal

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets signed free agent linebacker Neville Hewitt to a one-year deal, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Hewitt, 24, spent the past three seasons in Miami after signing as an undrafted free agent. He appeared in six games last season, played 11 snaps on defense and 115 on special..." March 28

  • Goodell: Helmet should be for protection, not a weapon

    NFL.com "A day after the NFL broadened the helmet-hit rule, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expanded on the decision the league hopes will help make the game safer. "Our focus is how to take the head out of the game and make sure that we're using the helmet as protection, and it's not being used as a..." March 28

  • NFL Competition Committee may consider eliminating kickoffs

    Larry Brown Sports "Kickoffs may be the next NFL stalwart to go out the window in the name of player safety. Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy, a member of the NFL Competition Committee, said that if nobody can find a way to reduce injuries on kickoffs, the committee will strongly consider eliminating them..." March 28

  • Josh McCown has no guarantees he’ll be Jets’ starting QB in Week 1

    Clutch Points "After striking out on the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes, the New York Jets quickly followed through with their contingency plan by bringing in former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and re-signing Josh McCown. The Jets also wasted no time in naming McCown as the starter going into..." March 28

  • NFL institutes 15-yard penalty, possible ejection for lowering head to make hit

    ESPN "NFL owners passed an unexpected rule Tuesday that will expand penalties for helmet-to-helmet contact, one that is more significant and far-reaching than the NCAA's targeting rule. Under the change, a player will be penalized 15 yards and potentially ejected any time he lowers his head to..." March 27

  • NFL gives officiating office authority to eject players remotely

    Pro Football Talk "Ejections are no longer at the sole discretion of the on-field officials. The NFL’s owners voted today on a new rule that authorizes a designated member of the officiating department to instruct on-field game officials to eject a player who commits “a flagrant non-football act,” if a foul for..." March 27

  • CBS says fewer ad breaks in NFL games will stay for the 2018 season

    Awful Announcing "Last season, the NFL and its television partners reduced the amount of ad breaks from five per quarter to four. That was in hopes of stopping the silly score-commercial-kickoff-commercial sequence. While it did reduce the number of those silly sequences, the change didn’t get rid of them..." March 27

  • Todd Bowles’ Explanation For Jets Acquiring No. 3 Pick Is A Bit Puzzling

    NESN "If what Todd Bowles really meant what he said Tuesday, then the New York Jets have some explaining to do. The Jets traded up for the No. 3 overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft on March 17 and paid a steep price, sending the Indianapolis Colts the No. 6 overall pick and three..." March 27

  • Is Josh McCown destined to be Jets' Week 1 QB again in 2018?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Get ready for yet another Jets summer quarterback competition. Speaking to reporters Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting, Jets coach Todd Bowles confirmed the obvious: Josh McCown is currently his starting quarterback, but that means absolutely nothing in terms of who will start in Week..." March 27