Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets sign Conner to one-year deal

    SNY TV "The Jets have signed FB John Conner to a one-year deal, according to reporter Rand Getlin (Twitter, Sept. 30). Conner visited the Jets on Monday (Costello, Sept. 29)." September 30

  • Jets fullback Tommy Bohanon broke his clavicle against Lions

    Newark Star-Ledger "Fullback Tommy Bohanon sustained a broken clavicle during the Jets' loss to the Lions on Sunday, an injury head coach Rex Ryan described on Monday as "major." "That one really caught us by surprise," Ryan said. "The young man played through that injury in the second half of the game, so that..." September 30

  • Golden Tate shines in Lions' 24-17 win over Jets

    Detroit Free Press "Calvin Johnson walked gingerly through the Detroit Lions locker room, surveying the scattered remains of his team's post-game spread as he headed back to his stall to finish dressing. The Lions beat the New York Jets, 24-17, today at MetLife Stadium, and they did so despite getting virtually no..." September 29

  • How a Fourth-Down Call Helped Doom the Jets Against Detroit

    New York Times "By the time the Jets lined up for the most important fourth down of their young season, they had already done something that significantly harmed their chances to win: They sent out Ryan Quigley, their punter. According to my model, it was the Jets’ worst fourth-down decision of the season to..." September 29

  • Geno Smith apologizes for snapping at fan

    Pro Football Talk "To cap a day that included “We want Vick!” chants at MetLife Stadium, Jets quarterback Geno Smith apparently got into a verbal altercation with a fan after the game. According to Rich Cimini of Smith apologized for snapping at a fan after the game. Smith said he lost his..." September 29

  • Sheldon Richardson to Jets fans chanting for Michael Vick: 'Shut up'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Geno Smith wasn't the only Jets player frustrated by Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Lions on Sunday, the team's third in as many weeks. Sheldon Richardson, the Jets' defensive end, didn't take kindly to Jets fans shouting for Smith, the team's quarterback, to be replaced by Michael Vick as..." September 29

  • Some Jets upset with holes on roster "There's a disenchantment with some in the New York Jets organization at the lack of talent general manager John Idzik has acquired despite the means he had to improve the roster, according to team sources. The issue existed in the offseason and has lingered into the season, all the way to..." September 28

  • Report: Suh wants to play in New York

    Pro Football Talk "It’s a given that Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will hit the open market in March. With a franchise tag that would exceed $26 million and the plug pulled on contract talks during the season, it makes no sense for Suh to accept an offer from the Lions after the season ends but before he..." September 28

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Former Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Owusu visited the Jets

  • Jeremy Kerley has become Geno Smith’s security blanket

    New York Post "Jeremy Kerley is hearing his number called a lot more than he used to. A fifth-round draft pick in 2011, Kerley, at 5-foot-9, was easily overlooked when he first joined the Jets. After two consecutive seasons leading the team in receptions, targets and yards, Kerley has seen the trust among his..." September 27

  • Jets OC Marty Mornhinweg: 'I put a little too much on (Geno Smith's) plate' "Through three games this season, Geno Smith has shown potential, but he's also looked very much like a second-year quarterback struggling to find consistency from one week to the next, and sometimes one play to the next. Monday's Bears-Jets get-together was a microcosm of that, and it's why..." September 27

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    Howard Balzer @HBalzer721

    WR T.J. Graham had tryout with Jets.

  • Eric Decker plans on giving hamstring another go

    New York Post "Jets wide receiver Eric Decker did not practice again Thursday, but he sounded optimistic about playing Sunday against the Lions. Decker is nursing a right hamstring injury that has bothered him during the past two games. He did individual drills Thursday but did not participate in any team..." September 26

  • Lions’ Calvin Johnson can’t wait to face Jets secondary

    New York Post "After seeing what Jordy Nelson did to the Jets’ secondary in Week 2 and watching Alshon Jeffery’s follow-up act on Monday night, Calvin Johnson admits he’s licking his chops at the thought of getting single coverage Sunday against the Jets. “No doubt,’’ Johnson said Wednesday. “I definitely..." September 25

  • Rex Ryan: It’s possible Chris Ivory will get more carries

    New York Post "The Jets promised to play the “hot hand” at running back this season with their three-headed backfield of Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell. So far, though, they look like they’re sticking to a democracy. Johnson had 27 snaps and Ivory 26 in Monday’s loss to the Bears, despite Ivory..." September 24

  • NY Jets struggle to score inside red zone

    New York Daily News "The red zone may as well have been a danger zone for the Jets on Monday. The team was a pitiful 1-for-6 in red zone opportunities, doing most of the dirty work to get that far, only to see their labor result in just one touchdown. Standing by his locker after the 27-19 loss, wide receiver..." September 23

  • Jets QB Geno Smith may be running out of time as Michael Vick looms in background

    New York Daily News "When the crazies in green and white had been reduced to a whisper and filed out of MetLife Stadium on Monday night, the question in the back of just about all of their minds reflected the cold, harsh reality of life in the NFL: Is time running out for Geno Smith? For all the strides Rex Ryan &..." September 23

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    After testing out his hamstring on the field, Jets WR Eric Decker told ESPN's Lisa Salters, "I feel good. I'm up."

  • Tajh Boyd, Rex Ryan's hand-picked draft choice, joins start-up league called FXFL

    Newark Star-Ledger "Quarterback Tajh Boyd will play his first season of professional football this fall, but not where he would have preferred. Boyd, who enjoyed a prolific carer at Clemson, was picked by the Jets in the sixth round of this year's draft. The Jets usually let head coach Rex Ryan make one personal,..." September 21

  • NY Jets to have their hands full with Bears' receivers

    New York Daily News "Things won't get any easier for the Jets’ secondary on Monday. A week after giving up 346 passing yards to Green Bay’s high-octane offense, Gang Green has to deal with another frightening air attack with the Chicago Bears coming to town. Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb did plenty of damage, but..." September 20

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    Dennis Waszak Jr. @DWAZ73

    #Jets hit hard in fines this week: Wilkerson $20K for unnecessary roughness; Richardson $8,268 for grabbing facemask after play.

  • Michael Vick: Roger Goodell 'doing a great job' "Looking for someone to defend NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell? We've got your man: Jets backup quarterback and one-time banished superstar Michael Vick. Vick, who was given an indefinite suspension by Goodell in 2007, came to the commish's side when asked about Goodell's recent PR issues,..." September 19

  • Marty Mornhinweg has NY Jets offense heading in right direction despite timeout fiasco

    New York Daily News "The CBS clip turned into a Zapruder Film for tortured Jets fans hoping to uncover what really happened in those final fateful moments that punctuated a bizarre collapse against the Packers Sunday. Who really called the soul-crushing timeout? Play, slo-mo, pause, rewind, play… Surely, the..." September 16

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Jets OC accepts blame for timeout TD fiasco

    ESPN New York "New York Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg expressed regret and accepted blame for a fourth-quarter timeout being called, negating what should have been the game-tying touchdown against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday. With about five minutes remaining and the Jets trailing 31-24 and..." September 15

  • Jets Build an 18-Point First-Half Lead, Which Aaron Rodgers Duly Vaporizes

    New York Times "It got quiet at Lambeau Field after the Jets’ third touchdown of the first half on Sunday, so quiet that the strains of a J-E-T-S chant could be heard from the upper reaches of the old stadium. But late in the fourth quarter, after the sunlight faded and the Packers had taken the lead, there was..." September 15

  • Sheldon Richardson blames himself for timeout in Jets-Packers, but it was Marty Mornhinweg's error

    Newark Star-Ledger "Sheldon Richardson’s voice is bold, noticeable and prominent – a hearty baritone with a tinge of a twang, from his St. Louis roots. The second-year defensive tackle is one of the most talkative players in the Jets’ locker room. He speaks often and he speaks loudly and he never shies from..." September 15

  • Packers prepare for Rex Ryan's pressure defense

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Rex Ryan didn't throw the book at Aaron Rodgers four years ago even with Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie as his cornerbacks. How Ryan and his New York Jets choose to defend an even more seasoned Rodgers late Sunday at Lambeau Field with one of the NFL's weakest collection of cornerbacks is..." September 14

  • New role for Chris Johnson "Chris Johnson experienced a rarity last week. He played less than 50 percent of the offensive snaps, which happened only twice in his first six seasons, according to Pro Football Focus. To be exact, he played in 33 of 70 snaps in the Jets' win over the Oakland Raiders, a radical role change for a..." September 14

  • Rex expects Dee to debut "Dee Milliner is officially being listed as probable on the injury report, but New York Jets coach Rex Ryan believes his 22-year-old cornerback will make his regular-season debut Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Milliner has been out since Aug. 10 due to a high-ankle sprain. He practiced..." September 13

  • Jets re-sign CB Ellis Lankster

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets on Friday morning announced that they re-signed cornerback Ellis Lankster, who had been cut on Sept. 1. A career backup who entered the NFL with the Bills in 2009 and played in the CFL in 2010, Lankster had played for the Jets from 2011 to 2013 and was with them through training camp..." September 12

  • Jets' Michael Vick feels like a starter but won't rock the boat

    New York Daily News "Eventually, Michael Vick hopes to return to being a starting quarterback. For now, though, he’s adjusting to a life as the Jets backup. “In my heart and in my mind I’m still a starter,” Vick said on WFAN Tuesday. “Yeah I’m comfortable in this role. Do I always want to be in this role? No...." September 11

  • Jets’ Michael Vick to reach out to Ray Rice

    New York Post "As a veteran of raging controversy himself, Michael Vick wanted Ray Rice to know Wednesday he has an experienced shoulder to lean on. Vick didn’t condone Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious on the video that got the Ravens running back released and suspended this week, but Vick says Rice..." September 11

  • Dimitri Patterson has been found, at a Detroit workout

    Pro Football Talk "Ever since going AWOL on the Jets, Dimitri Patterson has been AWOT. But there’s at least a sign his “without team” status might change, as he had a workout with the cornerback-needy Lions today, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. The Lions lost cornerback Bill Bentley to a..." September 10

  • NY Jets quarterback Geno Smith may be poised for breakout season

    New York Daily News "If a breakout is coming for Geno Smith in year two, precedent indicates it should come early in the season. The Jets are hoping their young quarterback improves after his rough introduction a year ago, when he threw 21 interceptions compared to 12 touchdowns. Smith, drafted in the second round..." September 10

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Jets defense dominates in season-opening win over Raiders

    New York Post "After all the hand-wringing about the Jets’ secondary, Gang Green’s defense utterly dominated the Raiders in Sunday’s season-opener and the offense did just enough for a 19-14 win at MetLife Stadium. The Jets smothered the Raiders, holding them to 158 yards of offense. They didn’t reach..." September 07

  • NY Jets backup QB Mike Vick confirms radio appearance with Mike Francesa for Tuesday

    New York Daily News "After some radio silence over the past few days, Michael Vick confirmed that he would be a guest of Mike Francesa’s show on Tuesday. Whether or not the Jets backup quarterback will have a weekly slot on WFAN, however, remains cryptic. The possibility of a weekly appearance by Vick would become..." September 06

  • CB Dee Milliner ruled out for Jets opener vs. Raiders "One month ago, it looked like the Jets Week 1 starters at cornerback would be Dee Milliner and Dimitri Patterson. So much for that plan. Coach Rex Ryan announced on Friday that Milliner won't be playing against the Raiders. Milliner, the ninth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, has been held..." September 06

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    Dennis Waszak Jr. @DWAZ73

    Rex says Milliner will NOT play for #Jets

  • Michael Vick's weekly Mike Francesa appearance is now up in the air, Jets QB says

    Newark Star-Ledger "Just two days ago, Jets QB Michael Vick was set to appear on Mike Francesa's WFAN drive-time show every Tuesday -- at least that's what Francesa said. Then, on Wednesday, suddenly that arrangement was up in the air and Vick reportedly told the media he was done speaking to them all..." September 04

  • Rex gets ready to put Jets season in Geno Smith’s hands

    New York Post "A year ago, Rex Ryan was the coach preparing to start a rookie quarterback in his team’s season opener. Now the Jets coach is preparing to face one, and you can tell he likes this view much better. Ryan recalled what he was thinking last year when the Jets opened the season with Geno Smith..." September 04

  • Stephen Hill blames NY media for ouster

    ESPN New York "So now we know why Stephen Hill was cut by the New York Jets after only two seasons. Dropped passes? No. Lack of production? No. It was because of the men and women with notebooks and microphones. Yep, the media contributed to his ouster, according to Hill. "If you really go back..." September 03

  • Eric Decker's wife: I'd want Eric to stop playing after three concussions "Former NFL players Tony Scheffler and Sidney Rice both announced their retirement over the summer and both players retired for largely the same reason: Concussions. Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker never seriously considered retirement after suffering his third concussion in 10 months in..." September 03

  • Jets rookie Enunwa charged after hotel fight

    ESPN New York "New York Jets rookie wide receiver Quincy Enunwa was arrested early Sunday evening and charged with simple assault, following an altercation with an individual at a hotel near the Jets' practice facility. and the New York Daily News are reporting that this was a domestic dispute..." September 03

  • Rex Ryan on Stephen Hill's release

    North Jersey "Coach Rex Ryan bristled slightly when asked if the Jets gave up too soon on third-year wide receiver Stephen Hill. Ryan, speaking for the first time since Hill was waived Saturday, said, "We certainly didn’t give up on Stephen or anybody else. We provide the opportunity to make the team and..." September 02

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    The Jets are Phillip Adams' fifth team. He's 26 years old. #nyj

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Walter Powell claimed off waivers by the Jets, according to his agents, @symmetryreps

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    So it looks like CB Antonio Allen should be in line to be medically cleared for contact and play vs Raiders in Week 1. #nyj

  • Jets add Matt Simms, six others to practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets have re-signed one of the quarterbacks they waived Saturday to their practice squad. Matt Simms, who was among the club’s final cuts, is among the first seven players added to the Jets’ practice roster, the team said Sunday. Another practice squad addition was ex-Rams tailback Daryl..." September 01