Jets Rumors & News

  • Chris Johnson: Report of knee arthritis is 'not accurate' "Chris Johnson sees himself as a victim of his own success. The running back rushed for 2,006 yards in his second season in the NFL. He's been chasing the ghost ever since. "Once you rush for 2,000, you set the expectation for yourself," Johnson said Thursday. The New York Jets signed the..." April 17

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jets have some concerns about condition of RB Chris Johnson's knee, and the arthritis in it, but not enough not to sign him to 2-year deal.

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets have exercised their fifth-year option on DL Mo Wilkerson. $6.969M in 2015. Planned to do it along. #nyj

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Former Titans RB Chris Johnson reached agreement with Jets on a two-year deal, per league sources.

  • Chris Johnson, Jets agree to terms on 2-year deal "A day after meeting with the Jets, running back Chris Johnson has agreed to terms on a two-year deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The Titans parted ways with Johnson earlier this month amid a report that the team questioned his work ethic. The Jets reportedly had no such concerns, which..." April 16

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets are sticking to budget/value system. They want Chris Johnson, but will not "overpay." Depressed RB market suggests $3-$4M/yr max #nyj

  • Chris Johnson after meeting with Jets: I'm taking it one day at a time "Chris Johnson, released by the Titans earlier this month, met with the Jets Tuesday. He took in a Nets-Knicks game that night, and by Wednesday ... he remains a free agent. He told a group of reporters that "everything went well" in his meet-and-greet with the Jets but offered little in the way of..." April 16

  • Chris Johnson is at the Jets’ facility

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets’ interest in free agent running back Chris Johnson wasn’t just talk. Johnson is actually at the Jets’ facility this morning for a visit with team officials, Adam Schefter of ESPN first reported and PFT has confirmed. If the Jets were to sign Johnson this week, they’d have him in the..." April 15

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    Gil Brandt @Gil_Brandt

    #Louisville S Calvin Pryor has three #NFL team visits this week: #Saints (today), #Bengals, #Jets.

  • Jets held focus group to listen to fans’ complaints

    New York Post "Jets fans have some complaints, and they let the team’s management know at a focus group last month in Manhattan. The Jets hired Luntz Global to conduct a focus group with 22 current and former season-ticket holders and heard from unhappy fans about everything from MetLife Stadium to the team..." April 13

  • Jets were almost part of Draft Day movie

    Newark Star-Ledger "Draft Day, which opens this weekend, stars Kevin Costner as the fictional general manager of the real-life-but-fictionalized Cleveland Browns. But according to the Los Angeles Times, the Jets were going to figure prominently in the movie until just before it began shooting last spring. The..." April 13

  • Muhammad Wilkerson tells team: ‘I want to be a Jet for life’

    New York Post "Muhammad Wilkerson isn’t keeping his feelings about the Jets close to the vest. Whatever leverage the Pro Bowl defensive lineman might have had in his ongoing contract talks appeared to go right out the window Thursday when Wilkerson told The Post he had informed the team in January he wants to..." April 11

  • Jets re-sign backup linebacker Garrett McIntyre

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets solidified some more depth at linebacker Wednesday, when they announced that they re-signed Garrett McIntyre. He became a restricted free agent after last season, but the Jets decided not to offer him a tender, which made him an unrestricted free agent. McIntyre, 29, wound up..." April 10

  • Pro Bowl to Arizona in 2015, slated to make Hawaii return in '16 "The National Football League announced today locations and dates for the next two Pro Bowls. The Pro Bowl following the 2014 season will be played on Sunday, January 25, 2015, and televised live on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX a..." April 09

  • 10 intriguing storylines in the NFL preseason schedule

    USA Today "Are you ready for some experimental football? Granted, it's only the preseason schedule that the league announced Wednesday. Nonetheless, this summer's exhibition season provides a more compelling reason to watch -- at least during the first two weeks of games that won't seem as..." April 09

  • Holmes likely will wait until after draft to pick next team

    Pro Football Talk "Of all the receivers available in 2014, only one owns a Super Bowl MVP trophy. And he’s still not employed. Per a league source, receiver Santonio Holmes likely will wait until after the draft to pick his next team. With a deep class of receivers in the draft, it makes sense to see where the..." April 08

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets really like a potential Chris Ivory-Chris Johnson backfield tandem. Not concerned about work ethic. Will come down to $$$ #nyj

  • Petition Wants Vick Banned From Jets Training Site

    Black Sports Online "It could be a long season for Michael Vick in New York. An online petition on the website is pushing for Vick to be banned from the campus of SUNY Cortland, site of Gang Green’s training camp. The petition started by Cortland president Erik J. Bitterbaum, already has received more..." April 08

  • Brandin Cooks getting continued interest from New York Jets "You could fill notebooks with all that is written about Clemson's Sammy Watkins and Texas A&M's Mike Evans, the consensus two top receivers in the 2014 NFL Draft. Though he doesn't get as much press as those two, Oregon State's Brandin Cooks is one prospect at the position that is seeing his..." April 05

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets have taken a methodical approach in free agency. I'm told GM John Idzik has not reached out to Chris Johnson's camp since release #nyj

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets announce they have signed CB Dimitri Patterson, who also visited yesterday along with Jacoby Ford. #nyj

  • Eric Decker pays Jeff Cumberland $25,000 for No. 87 jersey

    Fansided "When Eric Decker signed with the New York Jets, one of the questions fans wanted answered was what jersey number he’d wear since the number he wore while with the Broncos was already in use. Tight end Jeff Cumberland was already wearing the No. 87 jersey for the Jets and he wasn’t about to give it..." April 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Jets announced they’ve signed WR Jacoby Ford

  • CB Dimitri Patterson visits with Jets "In a radio interview last week, general manager John Idzik acknowledged the obvious, saying the New York Jets have a need at cornerback. With no attractive options left in free agency, he's down to the second- and third-tier players. One of those free agents, Dimitri Patterson, is visiting Monday..." April 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jets have been reluctant to dive into DeSean Jackson derby, but perhaps they’re allotting money for Chris Johnson. There is some interest

  • Vick gets $4 million for one year in New York

    Pro Football Talk "When assessing whether Mike Vick has a chance at becoming the starting quarterback for the Jets, the financial investment becomes relevant. The more the team pays a guy, the more likely he plays. For Vick, it was widely reported that he’ll get $5 million this year from the Jets. The magnitude..." March 30

  • Great Pro Day gets Jeremy Reeves a contract with the Jets

    Pro Football Talk "Most players hope a strong Pro Day workout will get them drafted in May. But former Iowa State cornerback Jeremy Reeves parlayed a good Pro Day into an immediate signing with the Jets. Reeves was eligible for last year’s draft, but he suffered a torn pectoral in March, went undrafted and wasn’t..." March 29

  • Sanchez knows role but plans to compete for Eagles

    Delaware Online "Mark Sanchez said he understands the situation with the Eagles, that Nick Foles is the starting quarterback and that his role will most likely be as his backup. But Sanchez said he's going to compete for the starting job anyway after signing a one-year deal with the Eagles on Friday worth as..." March 29

  • Jets expected to pursue Chris Johnson when released

    Fansided "The Tennessee Titans are expected to release running back Chris Johnson at some point in the coming week, and there are already some teams being connected to the former 2,000 yard rusher when he becomes available. On Friday, reports surfaced that the Atlanta Falcons could be interested in..." March 29

  • NY Jets GM John Idzik should stay away from DeSean Jackson

    New York Daily News "Aaron Hernandez had just signed a five-year, $40 million contract with a $12.5 million bonus, $50,000 of which he immediately donated to the Myra Kraft Giving Back Fund. Patriots owner Robert Kraft is one of the brightest, most savvy and influential owners in the NFL, but on that day in late..." March 29

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Jets have signed 5-7, 170-lb cornerback Jeremy Reeves, who missed last year due to pec surgery. Ran 4.29 40 at Iowa St Pro Day this wk #nyj

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Everything has checked out for Mark Sanchez with the Eagles. He will be signing with the team, as @JasonLaCanfora said.

  • Chances for DeSean Jackson to join Jets dimming

    New York Post "Rex Ryan is all but guaranteeing the Jets will add a wide receiver this offseason, but the chances of it being DeSean Jackson appeared to dim Tuesday. The Eagles remained mum about their reported interest in trading or cutting Jackson, but the speedy wideout tweeted late Monday he had finally..." March 26

  • New NFL rules include more fumble reviews, higher goalposts

    USA Today "Five rules changes, an extensive crackdown on on-field taunting and abusive language and a two-game preseason experiment that will move extra-point attempts from the 2-yard line to the 20 (effectively a 38-yard try) will bring a new look to the 2014 NFL season. Representatives from all 32 teams..." March 26

  • Rex Ryan is keeping Mark Sanchez tattoo, although modifications could be made

    SB Nation "Rex Ryan accepted the New York Jets head coaching job in January 2009 and three months later his fate was tied to the team's first-round draft pick, Mark Sanchez. Yet after five seasons, including three straight on the outside of the postseason looking in, Ryan managed to stay with the team while..." March 25

  • Rex Ryan: Michael Vick, Geno Smith will battle for job "The New York Jets' starting quarterback job is wide open. Coach Rex Ryan confirmed Tuesday that Michael Vick was not signed just to be a backup. Both Geno Smith and Vick will have a chance to start for the Jets in Week 1. "Will there be legitimate opportunities? Absolutely," Ryan said..." March 25

  • Jets, Patriots, Dolphins, Steelers in play for Maurice Jones-Drew

    New York Daily News "The Jets are looking to add another offensive skill position piece to the puzzle, but general manager John Idzik may first have to fend off a pair of division rivals. The Daily News has learned that the Jets, Patriots, Dolphins and Steelers are in the hunt to land veteran running back Maurice..." March 25

  • Eagles likely to sign Mark Sanchez "Mark Sanchez, who was released by the New York Jets on Friday, is expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, a source told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen. Sanchez is rehabbing from shoulder surgery, and the Eagles will have him undergo a medical evaluation as a condition of his..." March 25

  • NFL may expand to four London games in 2015

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL isn’t done playing American football in London. In fact, not only is the NFL putting three games in London in 2014, but the London package may grow to four games in London in 2015. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, that’s one of the subjects that will be discussed — although not..." March 24

  • Rams coach Jeff Fisher interested in Mark Sanchez

    USA Today "Count the St. Louis Rams as interested in former New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez following the fifth-year veteran's Friday release by the Jets. "I'd say that there is interest. I can't say how much. But there certainly would be interest,'' Rams coach Jeff Fisher told USA TODAY Sports..." March 24

  • Jets owner Woody Johnson called commissioner before signing Michael Vick "The Jets signed Michael Vick and, along with the actual quarterback, his past baggage. Though Vick's more or less moved on at this point from his previous issues, it's pretty clear New York hasn't forgotten. Jets owner Woody Johnson didn't forget either. Johnson said at the NFL owners meetings..." March 24

  • Executive says New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick is ‘washed up’

    Fansided "Despite being one of the bigger (if not biggest) name quarterbacks on the free agent market this season, Michael Vick seemingly struggled to find a team willing to take on his services. Granted, there were likely a few reasons for that – one of them the hefty contract he was commanding – but..." March 23

  • Seahawks could sign Mark Sanchez

    Fansided "The Seattle Seahawks are one of the few teams in the NFL who don’t have to worry about their starting quarterback position but they’re interested in improving the backup role. They seem to have done that by re-signing Tavaris Jackson, but another quarterback could be brought in if he strikes out..." March 23

  • Browns interested in Mark Sanchez

    Fansided "The New York Kets cut Mark Sanchez loose the other day after mostly all of the quarterback holes around the NFL were filled. Not even the Oakland Raiders have a need for Sanchez anymore and that was his most likely landing spot had he been cut before they acquired Matt Schaub from the Houston..." March 23

  • Vick’s arrival in New York takes impatience with young quarterbacks to a new level

    Pro Football Talk "Once upon a time, quarterbacks acquired with a high pick in the draft got several years to figure out how to play in the NFL. For most, that included a year or more of learning without playing. Now, quarterbacks taken at the top of the draft quickly get thrust into the fray. And if they don’t..." March 23

  • Vick would be content sitting on the bench this year

    Fansided "The New York Jets have themselves a quarterback competition now with the recent free agent addition of Michael Vick. But this doesn’t necessarily mean they have a quarterback controversy. Not yet anyway. After Vick was signed by the Jets, he had a conference call with reporters and discussed..." March 23

  • Geno Smith is thrilled the New York Jets brought in Michael Vick

    Fansided "In two of the quickest moves on Friday, the New York Jets released former franchise quarterback Mark Sanchez, and then turned around minutes later and announced the signing of veteran free-agent, Michael Vick. Immediately, it’s expected that Vick will be the starter in New York for Rex Ryan,..." March 23

  • Vikings to sign Vladimir Ducasse

    Fansided "New York Jets’ free agent offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse has been heavily criticized throughout his career. When the Jets selected Ducasse with the 61st overall pick in the second round of the 2010, they knew the former Massachusetts Minutemen star was going to be a project. However,..." March 23

  • Michael Vick’s baby bro slams PETA

    New York Post "Apparently, Marcus Vick is tired of people still bringing up his brother’s criminal history. Marcus — the younger brother of new Jets QB Michael Vick, who served 21 months in federal prison for his involvement in a dogfighting ring — took exception to a tweet from the People for the Ethical..." March 23

  • Birds might have been better off keeping Vick "Michael Vick moved north to the New York Jets Friday night after an improbable five-year journey in Philadelphia. It started with a cold reception from Jeffrey Lurie and ended with the owner making a glowing statement about the quarterback whose signing created a nationwide controversy. So now..." March 23