Jets Rumors & News

  • New York Jets waive 2015 second-rounder Devin Smith "The New York Jets waived 2015 second-round pick Devin Smith on Monday. The receiver was waived with an injury designation. Smith, the No. 37 overall pick two years ago, tore his ACL in Phase One of offseason workouts. "It's bad luck and bad timing because the kid worked so hard to get..." May 23

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick “excited” to join Buccaneers

    Pro Football Talk "While it wasn’t quite the same 44-shot uzi-spray that a Jets quarterback once used on the way through the door, a former Jets quarterback has repeatedly uttered the E-word when talking about his new team. New Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, in comments to the team’s official website..." May 22

  • Darrelle Revis won't face league discipline after charges dropped

    ABC News "Former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis no longer faces the possibility of NFL discipline stemming from felony assault charges that were dismissed in March by a Pittsburgh judge, a league spokesman said Monday. At the time of the dismissal, the league said it would continue to review the..." May 22

  • Man on an island: Is there a job for former Jets star Darrelle Revis?

    ESPN "When Darrelle Revis became a free agent in 2014 and 2015, he was in such demand that it took him only a few hours to sign with his next team -- yes, hours. Clearly, the third time isn't the charm. The hours have turned into months. Revis, released by the New York Jets on March 9, still hasn't..." May 22

  • NFL scout ‘taken aback’ by horrible Christian Hackenberg pregame tape from last year

    Sportsnaut "Unless Christian Hackenberg has magically developed pinpoint accuracy this offseason, it seems unlikely he’ll be the starting quarterback for the New York Jets in 2017. Discussing the Jets’ upcoming so-called quarterback competition, Rich Cimini of ESPN shared what one scout had to say about..." May 21

  • Jets' defense struggled when highly-paid D-line trio played together

    ESPN "Is Sheldon Richardson worth keeping? It's a question the New York Jets have been mulling for months, one they will continue to examine. If they don't trade him before or during the upcoming season, they will have to decide if they want to re-sign him as a free agent in 2018. Some might argue..." May 19

  • 9 NFL players who could be traded before the start of the 2017 season

    Fox Sports "We don't see too many trades in the NFL, and that's a shame — trading is one of the most interesting parts of sports. Ultimately, it's difficult for teams to pull the trigger on a deal — often a player that's being shopped in a trade is one that is also likely to be cut from the roster. Why give..." May 19

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick, Who Threw as Many Interceptions in 2 Weeks as Colin Kaepernick Has Thrown in 2 Years, Gets Job

    The Big Lead "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Ryan Fitzpatrick have agreed to terms. The addition of a 34-year-old backup quarterback coming off a dreadful season isn’t the most exciting news in the world. But, luckily, it shouldn’t be viewed in a vacuum anyway. With each and every middling quarterback to find..." May 19

  • Buccaneers sign veteran QB Ryan Fitzpatrick

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick has found his seventh NFL home. The ex-Jets quarterback has agreed to a free-agent deal with the Buccaneers, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Fitzpatrick, 34, the journeyman QB out of Harvard, will compete to be Jameis Winston’s backup in Tampa. The Bucs did not have a..." May 19

  • Michael Vick to play in trial game for American Flag Football League

    ESPN "Former NFL quarterback Michael Vick is coming back to the gridiron in a new professional flag football league that is testing out the concept in a game next month. The American Flag Football League, which aims to launch eight league-owned franchises in 2018, is hosting a game featuring Vick and..." May 18

  • Matt Forte on 2016 Jets: Everybody was on field 'as an individual'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The problems were there. Easy for any and all to see. Between the locker room turmoil, sideline drama, and significant drop in on-field production, something clearly wasn't right with the Jets. After the season, receiver Quincy Enunwa said the team never actually felt like a team. Five months..." May 18

  • Do Jets already have solution to decade of pass-rushing busts?

    New York Post "The Jets have spent the last decade looking for an outside pass rusher. They have tried drafting them (Vernon Gholston), paying them (Calvin Pace) and finding one off the scrap heap (Aaron Maybin). Nothing has worked. Jordan Jenkins hopes he can change that run in 2017. The 2016 third-round..." May 18

  • NFL owners expected to approve proposal reducing overtime to 10 minutes

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s overtime rules are expected to receive a major change in the form of how long the overtime period will last. NFL owners are expected to pass a proposal that would reduce the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 during regular season games, per Judy Battista of NFL Media. This was a..." May 17

  • Hackenberg says he 'got better in a lot of ways' during rookie season

    CBS Sports "Last year the New York Jets made Christian Hackenberg their second-round pick. They did this despite having picked Bryce Petty in the fourth round a year earlier, despite having former second-rounder Geno Smith already on the roster, and despite fully intending to bring Ryan Fitzpatrick back into..." May 16

  • Jets sign fourth-rounder Chad Hansen

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets continued to work their way through signing their 2017 draft class on Tuesday by getting one of the two wide receivers they selected under contract. The team announced that fourth-round pick Chad Hansen has agreed to his four-year deal with the team. The Jets also added ArDarius..." May 16

  • Texans sign veteran tackle Breno Giacomini

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans added some reinforcements for their offensive line Tuesday, signing veteran offensive tackle Breno Giacomini. Giacomini, 31, is a former New York Jets starter who played for Texans offensive line coach Mike Devlin in New York. Giacomini could wind up competing for the starting job..." May 16

  • The Jets’ old man thinks harsh critics will be ‘surprised’

    New York Post "David Harris has heard the expectations for the Jets this season. He knows people think this team will be terrible. Harris, though, sees something different through the first few weeks of spring workouts. “I think we’re going to surprise some people,” Harris said Monday at his charity golf..." May 16

  • Jets Worked Out Veteran RB Stevan Ridley

    NFL Trade Rumors "Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Jets brought in veteran RB Stevan Ridley for a workout in recent days. According to Garafolo, Ridley has interest from a few teams right now, as he works to get healthy. Ridley, 28, is a former third-round pick of the Patriots back in 2011. He..." May 11

  • 5 things Christian Hackenberg must show Jets in spring practices, training camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "This is an important offseason for Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg, a second-round draft pick last year. He looked raw last year in the preseason and then didn't play in the regular season. This spring and summer, he will compete with Josh McCown and Bryce Petty for the starting job. Here is..." May 11

  • Jets Wilkerson says they will win more than five games

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Jets aren’t going to be quite as dismal in 2017 as they were in 2016, when they won just five games, at least if you ask DE Muhammad Wilkerson. Per ESPN’s Rich Cimini, he said: “The team will definitely be positive and do more things better than we did last year, I can guarantee..." May 10

  • Gerald Hodges visiting Jets

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t too many members of PFT’s list of this year’s top free agents still unsigned and one of the dwindling number will be taking a visit on Wednesday in hopes of landing a job. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that linebacker Gerald Hodges is meeting with the Jets. Hodges visited with..." May 10

  • Jets sign sixth-round pick Jeremy Clark

    Pro Football Talk "Cornerback Jeremy Clark is the latest 2017 draft pick to sign with the Jets. The team announced that Clark has signed a four-year deal with the team. He was selected in the sixth round along with running back Elijah McGuire and cornerback Derrick Jones, both of whom have also signed their..." May 10

  • Namath: Jets must improve if they want respect from rest of league

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets are going to hold an open quarterback competition this offseason. For the first time in three years, there's no pre-labeled starter, or unquestioned front-runner. It really is wide open. Whoever plays the best between Josh McCown, Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty, will be given the..." May 10

  • Alberto Riveron named NFL senior VP of officiating "The NFL has a new team atop their officiating department. According to a release sent out by the league Wednesday, Alberto Riveron was named the senior vice president of officiating, filling the role vacated by former officiating head Dean Blandino. Russell Yurk, an NFL replay veteran of..." May 10

  • Jets Claim WR K.D. Cannon Off Waivers

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets have claimed former Baylor wide receiver K.D. Cannon off waivers from the 49ers, Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle tweets. Cannon signed with San Francisco for an uncharacteristically high $45K bonus only to get cut days later. Now that the Jets have claimed him, they have assumed..." May 09

  • ‘Not a lot of interest’ in Ryan Fitzpatrick around NFL

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is a barren wasteland for 34-year-old veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick right now. The draft has come and gone, and still he remains unsigned. And for the most part it appears he’s unwanted as well. Speaking to this, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo said on Tuesday that there simply is..." May 09

  • Miami Police Union Chief Javier Ortiz Tackled NFL Player Robby Anderson at Rolling Loud

    Miami New Times "Sportswriters are wringing their hands and moralizing over Robby Anderson, a New York Jets wide receiver who was arrested Sunday night at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival. Anderson, 23, was booked on charges of resisting an officer with violence and obstruction; an arrest report New Times..." May 09

  • Michael Vick on 2017 Jets: "Man, good luck..."

    North Jersey "Jets fans aren't expecting much from their team this season. And neither is Michael Vick, apparently. Vick, the former Jets quarterback who recently retired, couldn't hide his cynicism when asked about the upcoming Jets season. "Man, good luck," Vick said with a laugh. "I don't even..." May 09

  • Former Jets center Nick Mangold looking at options for 2017

    Newsday "Nick Mangold still hasn’t given up on playing in 2017. But whether the former Jets center gets an opportunity to suit up remains to be seen. “I’m just rehabbing, trying to get right, trying to get ready,” Mangold told Newsday on Monday, just before walking onto the golf course at Willie..." May 08

  • New York Jets WR Robby Anderson arrested at Rolling Loud Festival in Miami

    Slater Scoops "A New York Jets wide receiver caught a handful of trouble while trying to enjoy a popular music festival in Miami on Sunday. According to sources, Robby Anderson, 23, is being charged with a felony count of resisting arrest with violence and also obstruction of justice. Details are yet to..." May 08

  • Todd Bowles believes it's 'realistic' for Jets to make playoffs in 2017

    North Jersey "Woody Johnson is trying to keep expectations low for his Jets in 2017. In January, the owner said coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan don't need to make the playoffs to keep their jobs. Last week, Johnson urged fans to judge his team based on progress, not wins and losses...." May 08

  • Former Jets LB Marvin Jones named IFL head coach

    Sporting News "Marvin Jones' playing days have been over for some time, but now he's ready to move into a leadership role. The former Jets middle linebacker on Friday was named interim head coach of the Colorado Crush of the Indoor Football League, the IFL announced. "I'm honored to have the opportunity to..." May 07

  • Jets' McCown not viewing 2017 as a rebuilding year

    Pro Football Talk "Recent comments from Jets owner Woody Johnson created the impression that he regards 2017 as a rebuilding year. The veteran quarterback Johnson hired this offseason brings a much different perspective. “In an organization, you have different facets,” Josh McCown said on Friday’s PFT Live. “And..." May 07

  • Jets sign a pair of sixth-round picks

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets started their rookie minicamp on Friday and contract signings with two of their sixth-round picks were part the day’s activities. The team announced that running back Elijah McGuire and cornerback Derrick Jones have agreed to their four-year deals. The Jets also took cornerback Jeremy..." May 06

  • Jamal Adams taking 'ugly' piece of Giants with him to begin Jets career

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Jets began their three-day rookie minicamp Friday, safety Jamal Adams was out there on the practice field, wearing No. 33. Adams, whom the Jets drafted sixth overall, never thought of wearing a different jersey number. "Not at all," he said. "It's always been a family number. Everybody..." May 06

  • Todd Bowles: Calvin Pryor had better not be afraid of competition

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets used their first two draft picks on safeties, which coupled with the decision not to pick up his fifth-year option puts 2014 first-rounder Calvin Pryor on notice. And it also forces him to compete. On that point, coach Todd Bowles had a pointed message for Pryor: “If you’re afraid of..." May 06

  • Brandon Marshall to play 2 more years, then focus on mental health advocacy

    ESPN "New York Giants wide receiver Brandon Marshall said he plans to play just two more years in the NFL. Marshall, 33, spoke Saturday at the NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo at MetLife Stadium, saying he reached his decision last week. The six-time Pro Bowler signed a two-year deal as a free agent with..." May 06

  • Jamal Adams Is the Future of the Jets

    SI "A few weeks before the 2017 NFL draft, the Jets hosted Jamal Adams, the safety from LSU who was considered one of this year’s best prospects, at their facility for a routine get-to-know-you visit. Adams met with several Jets officials that day, and each of them, in one way or another, joked with..." May 06

  • Jets sign eight undrafted rookies

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets didn’t sign Jay Cutler, but they did fill out their roster by adding eight undrafted rookies. Via Rich Cimini of, the Jets have signed the following players: Linebacker Austin Calitro (Villanova), cornerback Xavier Coleman (Portland State), wide receiver/punt returner Brisly..." May 05

  • Giants’ Landon Collins offers advice to 2 young Jets safeties

    New York Post "Landon Collins made the Pro Bowl last season, his second in the NFL, establishing himself as one of the most dynamic playmaking safeties in the league. It didn’t, however, come that easily for Collins, who struggled at times in his rookie year. There were moments in 2015 when it was..." May 05

  • Talks with Jets, Texans preceded Jay Cutler’s move to TV

    Pro Football Talk "Former Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may be temporarily finished with football, and apparently nothing he heard lately was enough to keep him from taking a broadcasting job. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Cutler talked to the Jets and Texans about continuing to play prior to taking the job..." May 05

  • Jets bring back Bruce Carter

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets announced three deletions from their roster on Thursday, including safety Marcus Gilchrist, and they announced the return of a member of the 2016 team short time later. The team has signed linebacker Bruce Carter to a new deal. Carter joined the Jets last April as a free agent and went..." May 04

  • Jets Release S Marcus Gilchrist

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets announced that they have released safety Marcus Gilchrist. Gilchrist tore his patellar tendon last season, causing him to finish the year on IR. Gilchrist was believed to be on the chopping block this offseason and the drafting of two safeties with the Jets’ first two picks cemented..." May 04

  • Two Teams Interested In Darrelle Revis

    Pro Football Rumors "Two unidentified clubs are interested in free agent cornerback Darrelle Revis, according to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report (video link). However, neither team is willing to pay Revis more than the $6MM he’s earning from the Jets, per Cole. Because Revis’ deal with New York contained offset..." May 04

  • Jets legend Joe Namath gives his thoughts on North Korea and Russia on Fox News panel with Karl Rove

    New York Daily News "Anyone can ask Joe Namath for his thoughts on Christian Hackenberg or the Jets, but Fox News instead really wanted Broadway Joe's take on the state of U.S. relations with Russia and North Korea. With Namath and longtime Republican political consultant Karl Rove part of a panel this week on "The..." May 04

  • Josh McCown wants to start, “give away what I can” to younger QBs

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are planning a three-man competition for the starting quarterback job this year with Josh McCown, Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg in the mix for the job. Pitting McCown against a couple of younger players with a job on the line wouldn’t seem to offer the veteran much opportunity..." May 03

  • Joe Namath wants Christian Hackenberg to win Jets QB job

    ESPN "This is what you call blind hope. New York Jets legend Joe Namath cast his vote Tuesday in the upcoming quarterback competition, saying he's rooting for the untested Christian Hackenberg to capture the starting position for his old team. "I’d like to see Hackenberg get a shot, and I’d like..." May 03

  • Jets' Woody Johnson: We need a youth movement "For the first time in his ownership tenure with the Jets, Woody Johnson is green-lighting a youth movement. "If you want to go to the promised land, you have to go in a certain direction," Johnson told ESPN Radio on Tuesday. "I think this is a direction we've never tried in the 17 years I've..." May 03

  • Woody Johnson wants to give Jets’ young QBs a chance

    Newsday "The Jets didn’t end up taking a quarterback in this year’s NFL Draft, but team owner Woody Johnson doesn’t seem to mind a bit. It’s better to get an answer about the quarterbacks already on the roster. “We’ll see what we have now,” Johnson told Newsday on Tuesday at the BTIG Charity Day in..." May 02

  • Eric Decker (hip, shoulder) set to be full-go for camp "Although several veterans were on the trade block, the 2017 NFL Draft came and went without a New York Jets blockbuster. That means Eric Decker should remain the headliner in a wide receiver corps missing Brandon Marshall. The question is what can the Jets expect out of the 30-year-old..." May 02