Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets CEO: Record will have no impact on Todd Bowles’ future with the team "The New York Jets began the season with two losses in what some deemed a throwaway year before it started. Despite the rough start to the season, Jets CEO Christopher Johnson, who took over for brother Woody Johnson (U.S. Ambassador to the UK), dismissed the thought that the team is tanking the..." September 20

  • Christopher Johnson says idea of Jets tanking 'couldn't be further from the truth'

    Newark Star-Ledger "In his first public comments Wednesday, Jets acting owner Christopher Johnson offered a firm and direct response to the idea that the organization is tanking in 2017. "It couldn't be further from the truth," he said. "I want to win every game. Every player in that locker room wants to win...." September 20

  • Jay-Z reportedly turned down Super Bowl halftime show

    Larry Brown Sports "Jay-Z has been mentioned as a possibility for the halftime show at Super Bowl LII in Minnesota, but multiple reports indicate it is not going to happen. A source told The Sun that Jay-Z has no interest in performing at the Super Bowl despite rumors that he could take the stage with Justin..." September 20

  • Jets waive Kalif Raymond

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are making a change at punt returner. Kalif Raymond filled the role during the first two games of the season after being claimed off of waivers from the Broncos, but the Jets announced on Tuesday that Raymond has been placed on waivers again." September 19

  • NFL investigating domestic violence accusation against line judge

    ESPN "The NFL is investigating an accusation of domestic violence against line judge Carl Johnson, who was once the league's vice president of officiating. "The matter is under review under of the league's personal conduct policy," a league spokesman said Tuesday. All league employees are subject..." September 19

  • NFL monitoring CFL’s decision to end contact practices

    Sportsnaut "It was announced last week that the Canadian Football League (CFL) was ending contact practices during the season. To many, this came as an absolute shock. How are teams expected to prepare for the physical nature of football without actually practicing what a game itself entails? In an attempt..." September 19

  • Jets have three weeks until winless chatter becomes real

    New York Post "How low can they go? The Jets are off to their first 0-2 start in a decade. A loss Sunday to the Dolphins would give them their first 0-3 start since 2003, when the Jets opened with four straight losses. In 1996, the Jets lost eight straight to begin the season before getting their lone win..." September 19

  • Through two weeks, NFL teams are struggling to find the end zone

    Pro Football Talk "NFL TV ratings are down, and NFL touchdowns are down, and those two things are probably related. Fans like to watch teams score touchdowns, and there just haven’t been enough of them so far this season. NFL teams are averaging 2.1 touchdowns per game so far this season, compared to 2.6..." September 19

  • Cowboys dominate Forbes' 2017 list of most valuable NFL franchises, Bills rank last

    CBS Sports "If Jerry Jones ever decides to sell the Dallas Cowboys, someone is going to have to write him a monstrous check because the team is now worth nearly $5 billion. For the 11th consecutive year, the Cowboys are No. 1 on Forbes' annual list of the NFL's most valuable franchises with an estimated value..." September 18

  • Raiders' Marshawn Lynch steps into dance shoes, irking Jets

    ESPN "With less than 13 minutes remaining in a blowout win over the New York Jets, Beast Mode switched to dance mode. The home crowd loved it. The Jets didn't. Several Jets players admitted they were embarrassed and angered by Marshawn Lynch's sideline dance, which was caught on the JumboTron. He..." September 18

  • Josh McCown gives an honest assessment of Jets’ bludgeoning

    New York Post "Here’s one of the things that’s to Josh McCown’s advantage for all the things he has seen, and felt, and heard; for all the times he’s left football fields battered, bloodied and bruised; for all the times he was on the wrong side of a final score’s hypen: You lose the ability to fool..." September 18

  • ArDarius Stewart gets to see his mentor again — on other sideline

    New York Post "ArDarius Stewart knows what it will feel like to score his first NFL touchdown because he sort of already did. The rookie Jets wide receiver reached the end zone last week … for a moment. In the third quarter, Stewart dove for the pylon for what was initially ruled a 9-yard touchdown. But the..." September 17

  • Jets reportedly wanted to draft Derek Carr, Odell Beckham in 2014 but GM passed

    CBS Sports "The Jets are fielding one of the worst rosters over the last decade and careening unabated toward the top pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Picking on them for draft mistakes feels a little mean. But, whatever, let's do it anyway. We already knew, if you buy what Rex Ryan was selling, that the Jets..." September 17

  • Jets plan to sign linebacker Freddie Bishop from the practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets plan to sign linebacker Freddie Bishop from their practice squad, according to Rich Cimini of ESPN. They waived defensive lineman Claude Pelon on Thursday. New York has only six healthy linebackers with Bruce Carter and Edmond Robinson ruled out for Sunday’s game at Oakland. Carter has..." September 16

  • Jets activate Lawrence Thomas from practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets promoted defensive lineman Lawrence Thomas from the practice squad, along with outside linebacker Freddie Bishop. They waived linebacker Edmond Robinson with an injury designation. The Jets cut defensive lineman Claude Pelon on Thursday. Thomas originally signed as an undrafted free..." September 16

  • Petty believes he's Jets' No. 1 QB

    ESPN "Who’s No. 2? That’s the question buzzing around the New York Jets as they head into Sunday’s game at the Oakland Raiders: Who’s the No. 2 quarterback? Bryce Petty doesn’t care about who’s No. 2. He wants to be No. 1 “I never said, ‘I’m the No. 2,'" Petty told “I say, 'I’m the..." September 16

  • Jets’ Lorenzo Mauldin Likely Done For Year

    Pro Football Rumors "Lorenzo Mauldin‘s season has likely ended before it could even start. The linebacker was informed today that he will likely need back surgery, coach Todd Bowles told reporters. Mauldin was placed on injured reserve before the season opener and, at the time, there was some hope that he could..." September 15

  • Jets Working Out DE Howard Jones

    NFL Trade Rumors "Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the Jets are working out free agent DE Howard Jones on Friday. Jones, 27, originally signed on with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent out of Shepherd back in 2014. He lasted just over a year in Pittsburgh before he was waived at the start of..." September 15

  • Darron Lee fined for late hit

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL fined Jets linebacker Darron Lee $9,115 for a late hit on Eric Wood in the Jets’ loss to the Bills last week, via multiple reports. The play came on the Bills’ first possession when Juston Burris intercepted Tyrod Taylor. Lee was flagged for a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty on..." September 15

  • Todd Bowles calls out Jets' defensive line in meeting after rough day in Buffalo

    New York Daily News "Jets defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson, Leonard Williams and Kony Ealy sat slumped next to one another at their lockers after a season-opening loss to Bills on Sunday. They dressed quietly and chatted somberly before Todd Bowles, dressed in a powder-blue three-pice suit, walked over with a..." September 14

  • Todd Bowles still hasn’t settled on who Jets’ backup quarterback will be

    New York Daily News "Todd Bowles might have settled on a backup quarterback, but he isn’t revealing that information to the public. For the second straight week, Bowles is refusing to name a No. 2 signal-caller. The Jets face the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday. Christian Hackenberg served as the backup in the..." September 14

  • NFL veteran thinks national anthem protests are ‘basically dead’

    Larry Brown Sports "With the number of national anthem protests we saw during the NFL preseason, it was widely expected that Week 1 would feature several such demonstrations across the league. Surprisingly, there were very few. That may not have been a coincidence. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoke with..." September 13

  • Jamal Adams was silver lining in Jets’ ugly loss to Bills

    New York Daily News "Tanking aside, there wasn’t much positive to take away from the Jets’ loss to the Bills on Sunday. The offense played as advertised. The defense was worse than most expected. If anything, the Jets proved an 0-16 season is legitimately in the realm of possibility. But according to Todd Bowles,..." September 12

  • Offenses looked bad across the NFL on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "If you thought the offenses looked bad across the NFL on Sunday, you were correct. Yesterday’s 12 NFL games averaged just 37 points and 593 yards of total offense. That’s a far cry from what fans came to expect in 2016, when the average NFL game had 46 points and 701 yard of..." September 11

  • Jets plan to let this pair mask inexperience receiving corps

    New York Post "Jets opponents should expect to see plenty of Matt Forte and Bilal Powell this season. The two running backs look like they will be key cogs in John Morton’s offense. The Jets have an inexperienced wide receiving corps, are thin at tight end and have journeyman Josh McCown at quarterback. That..." September 10

  • Hackenberg No. 2 for the Jets on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "As the Jets prepare to officially launch what some suspect is an effort to plunge to the bottom of the standings in order to land their first franchise quarterback since Joe Namath, their latest draft-day quarterback misfire could be getting chances to misfire, literally, in Buffalo. Christian..." September 10

  • Jets QB Josh McCown will get richer every time he starts

    Sporting News "A clause in quarterback Josh McCown’s one-year contract with the Jets will trigger a $125,000 bonus every time he starts for the team this season, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. McCown’s per-game bonus is believed to be one of the largest of its kind in the NFL, perhaps even the largest,..." September 10

  • Antonio Cromartie Has Incredibly Fathered His 14th Child Even After He Had A Vasectomy

    Uproxx "There are many words that come to mind when NFL fans think of Antonio Cromartie, but at this point one of the first words should be prolific. Cromartie was a standout on defense with the San Diego Chargers and New York Jets. He is also quite famous for having “Extremely Catholic Famers During..." September 08

  • Report: Jets “Fully Prepared To Cut” DL Muhammad Wilkerson If He Underperforms

    NFL Trade Rumors "Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, citing people in the know, reports that the Jets are “fully prepared to cut” veteran DL Muhammad Wilkerson if he underperforms again this year. While Wilkerson is in just the second year of his five-year, $86 million, Mehta says that 2017 is really a..." September 08

  • The man in charge of Jets’ offense won’t be caught napping

    New York Post "Jets offensive coordinator John Morton walked into his press conference Thursday looking like a man who had not slept in days. He had heavy eyes, was unshaven and looked like he could use a nap. No, the Jets offense is not giving him nightmares. But the newest man to run the Jets offense has..." September 08

  • Bryce Petty says he’ll be ready as Jets’ unofficial backup QB

    New York Daily News "Bryce Petty was unable to beat out Josh McCown for the Jets’ starting quarterback job, but it appears he won the consolation prize of serving as McCown’s backup. Petty, who was listed as the backup quarterback on the Jets’ unofficial depth chart released Tuesday, was a full participant in..." September 07

  • Vegas has an absurdly low Jets win total, and people are still betting against them

    CBS Sports "The New York Jets might not do well in 2017. Saying this amounts to saying "'Citizen Kane' is a good movie" or "the Patriots are decent at football." In Las Vegas, they take the Jets tank seriously. When your roster consists of quarterbacks Josh McCown, Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty, it's..." September 06

  • NFL officially hires 21 full-time officials

    Sportsnaut "It was announced earlier in the summer that the NFL would in fact employ nearly two-dozen full-time officials for the 2017 season. It’s the first time that the league has gone to the extent of hiring full-time zebras. The league has now officially made the move, hiring 21 full-time officials..." September 06

  • Christian Hackenberg listed as third quarterback on Jets depth chart

    Pro Football Talk "Not only did Christian Hackenberg not win the starting job this year, he’s not even the backup. The Jets just released their depth chart, which shows Bryce Petty as Josh McCown‘s backup, with Hackenberg third in line." September 05

  • Rex Ryan on if he’s watching Jets-Bills: ‘Hell no’

    Sportsnaut "Much like your average football fan, former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan is not interested in watching the two teams play. Always a boisterous personality, Ryan opened up to ESPN recently to indicate that he has no interest in watching the two likely bottom feeders play..." September 05

  • Free agent wide receiver Jeremy Kerley at Jets facility for visit on Tuesday

    New York Daily News "Free agent wide receiver Jeremy Kerley was at the Jets facility Tuesday for a visit, according to a team source. The Jets remain in the market for veteran wide receivers to bolster a unit littered with young and unproven players. Over the weekend, the team dealt defensive lineman Sheldon..." September 05

  • Vegas gives Jets very little chance to win Super Bowl

    ESPN "The NFL season kicks off this week with something special -- a potentially historic Super Bowl long shot that could be a double-digit underdog against the Cleveland Browns. The New York Jets are 1,000-1 to win the Super Bowl at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas, preseason odds that are longer..." September 05

  • Brandon Marshall confident in chemistry with Eli Manning despite limited reps

    New York Daily News "Eli Manning is no Ryan Fitzpatrick, at least according to Brandon Marshall. As the Giants’ new wide receiver continues to develop a rapport with his quarterback, he would not quite call Manning the best he’s ever had. “He’s got a long way to go to dethrone Ryan Fitzpatrick,” Marshall said..." September 05

  • Jets hope ‘good move’ will help Richardson nostalgia subside

    New York Post "Muhammad Wilkerson spent the past four years next to Sheldon Richardson on the Jets defensive line. The two played 54 games together and spent countless hours together in the meeting room and on the practice field. So, when Wilkerson got the news Richardson had been traded to the Seahawks, it..." September 05

  • Jets put disappointing linebacker on IR, with return possible

    New York Post "The Jets placed outside linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin on injured reserve on Monday. Mauldin missed most of training camp and every preseason game with a back injury he initially suffered on Aug. 5 and then re-injured Aug. 14. The Jets could bring Mauldin back this season, as teams are allowed..." September 04

  • Jets place Lorenzo Mauldin on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin didn’t play in any of the team’s four preseason games due to a back injury. He’ll miss at least the first eight weeks of the regular season for the same reason. The Jets announced on Monday that Mauldin has been placed on injured reserve and will have to miss the..." September 04

  • Jets have their 53 players in place

    Pro Football Talk "As the Jets officially embark on their quest for the first overall pick in the 2018 draft, they have 53 players in place to do it. The moves to get to 53 include the release of three veterans: long snapper Tanner Purdum, safety Shamarko Thomas, and receiver Kenbrell Thompkins. The Jets also..." September 03

  • Longest-tenured player leads Jets’ cuts

    New York Post "The Jets’ quest to get younger continued on Saturday when the team cut its longest-tenured player. The Jets released long snapper Tanner Purdum, who had been on the team since 2010, as they trimmed their roster to 53. He was the only player remaining on the Jets that played in the January 2011..." September 03

  • Jets add two wideouts off waivers

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets were busy on the waiver wire after teams made the cut to 53 players. In addition to nabbing tight end Will Tye after the Giants cut him, the Jets also added linebacker Edmond Robinson and a pair of wide receivers. Kalif Raymond was dropped by the Broncos on Saturday, but will join..." September 03

  • Jets claim TE Will Tye off waivers from Giants

    ESPN "Hurt by injuries and a suspension at tight end, the New York Jets claimed Will Tye on waivers. He was among four players claimed by the Jets on Sunday. New York also claimed wide receivers Kalif Raymond (from the Denver Broncos), Damore'ea Stringfellow (from the Miami Dolphins) and linebacker..." September 03

  • Jets fuming over GM Mike Maccagnan's decision to trade Sheldon Richardson to Seahawks

    New York Daily News "The Jets channeled their inner Jets by pulling off a bone-headed move yet again. The team with the single worst roster in the NFL traded away one of their three most talented players because the man in charge backed himself into a corner. It was Mismanagement 101 on One Jets Drive for a..." September 02

  • Did Sheldon Richardson's recent Brandon Marshall comments expedite his trade from Jets?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan made one thing abundantly clear on his spontaneous conference call following the trade of Sheldon Richardson: The defensive end's recent comments on ex-Jets receiver Brandon Marshall played no part in the suddenness of the transaction. "The simple answer..." September 02

  • Brandon Marshall appears to shade Sheldon Richardson after trade

    Larry Brown Sports "Brandon Marshall and Sheldon Richardson rather famously did not get along while with the New York Jets, and Marshall is now reacting to Richardson’s departure. Richardson was traded to the Seattle Seahawks on Friday, and Marshall, now with the New York Giants, wasted no time in offering what..." September 02

  • Jets survive Josh McCown scare in preseason finale

    New York Post "For a few minutes Thursday night, the Jets’ quarterback drama looked like it was about to add another chapter. Josh McCown, who was named the regular-season starter Monday, was on a knee, unable to get up after getting drilled by a blitzing Eagles backup linebacker named Joe Walker. The..." September 01

  • Jets make early moves, including linebacker Spencer Paysinger

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets have made headlines today by trading defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson to the Seahawks, and have made more moves to get the roster down to 76 in advance of tomorrow’s deadline. The team announced the release of 10 players, and three others were placed on reserve lists. Wide..." September 01