Jets Rumors & News

  • Jaguars hire former Jets GM John Idzik as consultant

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars have hired former New York Jets general manager John Idzik as a consultant. The move was first reported by ESPN. Idzik was fired on Dec. 29, a day after completing his second year with the Jets. He was previously in Seattle’s front office, where he would have a tie with current..." February 25

  • The cornerback dilemma facing new Jets regime

    New York Post "The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine is history. After a few days in Indianapolis, here are a few Jets-related takeways from the combine gathered from talking to people in convention center corridors, hotel lobbies and bars last week in Indy: 1. It’s no secret the Jets need cornerbacks, but this week..." February 24

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Would be shocked if Percy Harvin agreed to any reduced deal w/NYJ. Expect NE among those interested. And I keep hearing Spiller to Jets

  • Jets may try to get Percy Harvin to rework his contract

    New York Post "The clock is ticking for the Jets to make a decision on whether to keep wide receiver Percy Harvin. The team has until March 19 to determine whether to cut him or keep him. He is set to make $10.5 million this year. If he is on the roster on March 19, the Seahawks receive the Jets’ fourth-round..." February 19

  • Report: NFL salary cap expected between $140-143M

    Covers.com "The NFL expects this year's salary cap to be between $140 million and $143 million, at least $1.5 million higher than projected, ESPN reported Wednesday. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the NFL notified teams Wednesday. The league had informed team executives at the owners..." February 19

  • NFL reportedly unlikely to expand playoffs in 2015

    SB Nation "Last offseason, it appeared the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell were intent on reaching an agreement to expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams. However, a report in the Washington Post suggests a potential change is now unlikely to arrive in time for the 2015 season. "I think it's..." February 19

  • Jets GM shopping for ‘high-dollar’ free agents and QB solution

    New York Post "New Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan is ready to spend. The Jets are expected to have around $50 million in salary-cap space once the cap is set for this year, and Maccagnan sounds like a man ready to write some checks. “We will be very active in free agency,” Maccagnan said Wednesday at..." February 19

  • Jets will go hard after C.J. Spiller in free agency

    Metro "Replace one ‘CJ’ with another one. It’s that simple here in New York. There’s no denying that the New York Jets need to make some moves this offseason if they are going to return to the playoffs for the first time since the 2010 season, and one of those moves has to be an addition to the..." February 18

  • Jets to meet with Muhammad Wilkerson's agent at combine

    ESPN New York "Aside from evaluating draft prospects, one of the things NFL executives do at the scouting combine is meet with agents. Lots of agents. Mostly, they try to lay the groundwork for potential deals. Toward that end, New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan is scheduled to huddle in..." February 18

  • Marcus Mariota? Jameis Winston? Geno Smith? Mike Mayock says Jets' quarterback decision not so simple

    Newark Star-Ledger "Draft night. The Jets have the No. 6 pick. They need a quarterback. Jameis Winston of Florida State, the only surefire first-round prospect on the board besides Oregon's Marcus Mariota, likely goes No. 1 to the Bucs. But after the next four teams—Titans, Jaguars, Raiders, Washington—make their..." February 17

  • Chris Johnson: I never got a chance to showcase my talents

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets were under different management when they signed running back Chris Johnson before the 2014 season and the new people in charge have opted not to pick up the team’s option on Johnson for the 2015 season. According to Johnson, the reason why he won’t be back with the team is because he..." February 17

  • Jets decline option on Chris Johnson

    ESPN New York "After one underwhelming season, the New York Jets have decided to part ways with running back Chris Johnson, declining Saturday to exercise a $500,000 option bonus. They had until Monday to make the decision. It means Johnson, one of only seven players to rush for 2,000 yards in a season, will..." February 15

  • Source: Chris Johnson, Michael Vick leaving Jets

    Metro News "It appears that newly appointed general manager Mike Maccagnan won't be trigger shy about making moves for his New York Jets as two big-name veteran players are likely on their way out. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a league source tells Metro New York that the Jets appear set to let..." February 14

  • Released veteran QB Josh McCown could be on Jets’ radar

    New York Post "Potential veteran competition for Geno Smith is now on the market after the Buccaneers released quarterback Josh McCown on Wednesday. McCown, 35, certainly is no stranger to the Jets. The 12-year pro was scheduled to visit the Jets last offseason before canceling at the last minute to sign with..." February 12

  • Which NFL Teams Have The Hardest And Easiest 2015 Schedules?

    Deadspin.com "Even before the release of next season's schedule (which should happen in April, about a week before the draft) we already know who everyone will be playing in 2015. That means it's possible to calculate who'll have the toughest row to hoe, and who gets a break. The Falcons will face the..." February 12

  • How should the Jets handle the Percy Harvin situation?

    CBSSports.com "According to a report from Rich Cimini of ESPN New York, the Jets have until March 19 to make a decision on the future of wide receiver Percy Harvin. Harvin has four years and $41.5 million remaining on the contract he signed with the Seattle Seahawks before being traded to the Jets last October,..." February 12

  • Jets' Percy Harvin question: Cut receiver now or later?

    Sporting News "The Jets acquired Percy Harvin from the Seahawks in a trade last October, but New York may be quick to cut ties with the receiver. Per details of the trade, if the 26-year-old is released by March 19, the Jets will owe the Seahawks a sixth-round pick rather than a fourth rounder, and New York..." February 11

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Jets sign former Steelers CB Curtis Brown. Out of NFL last season. Third-round pick in 2011. Had ACL surgery in 2013. #nyj

  • Rex Ryan selling New Jersey home for $2.2 million

    CBSSports.com "Have you ever wanted to live in the house of a former New York Jets coach? Here's your chance. Rex Ryan is reportedly selling his Summit, N.J. house for $2.2 million. As the Post's report states that Coldwell Banker's listing does not include the seller's name, but there are various clues that..." February 08

  • Geno Smith not guaranteed to start, Jets will draft or sign QB competition

    Metro "The New York Jets have struggled to find an elite quarterback since Joe Namath's storied career four decades ago. There are now indications that Geno Smith, the latest from the hype machine, isn't being viewed as the team's long-term solution under center. A league source tells Metro that the..." February 04

  • Jets gearing up for run at Darrelle Revis reunion

    New York Post "Could Darrelle Revis go from the Super Bowl to a Jets reunion? The Jets are primed to make a run at the All-Pro cornerback if he becomes a free agent next month, according to an ESPN report. Revis spent six seasons with the Jets after the team took him in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft...." February 02

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Woody said they will discuss Wilkerson's contract then and he said they will consider all options at QB and every position #nyj

  • Geno Smith: Why I’m a fit for new coordinator’s offense

    New York Post "Geno Smith expects it will be “fun” to face former coach Rex Ryan twice a year when the Jets play Buffalo. It will be a lot more enjoyable for Smith if he’s still the Jets’ starting quarterback — which is no certainty at this point. Smith is aware he faces plenty of unknowns ahead of him with..." February 01

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jets are expected to pursue free-agent-to-be CB Darrelle Revis to see if they can bring him back to New York, per sources.

  • Junior Seau leads a strong eight-man class into the Hall of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." February 01

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Woody said they will discuss Wilkerson's contract then and he said they will consider all options at QB and every position #nyj

  • Seahawks turned season around after dealing Percy Harvin

    Boston Herald "It was only a few months ago when the Seattle Seahawks were considered a bit of a mess, with a 3-3 record and not many onlookers considering the team worthy of making it to back-to-back Super Bowls. Although the Seahawks players this week did not throw their former teammate under the bus,..." January 31

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Geno Smith, speaking to reporters in NYC, has spoken to Todd Bowles by phone. Hasn't received a definitive answer on QB situation. #nyj

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

  • Eric Decker selling free agent Demaryius Thomas on Jets

    New York Post "Jets wide receiver Eric Decker did some recruiting this week. Decker spent a few days in Arizona with Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, his former teammate and close friend. The two filmed a commercial for Courtyard by Marriott, and during some downtime, the topic of Thomas joining Decker..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • Antonio Cromartie on Jets return: ‘I didn‘t want to leave’

    New York Post "Antonio Cromartie and his family are flying back to New Jersey next week to the home they lived in during his four years with the Jets. It sounds like he’s hoping they can stay. Cromartie, who played last season for the Cardinals, is scheduled to become a free agent in March. A year after..." January 29

  • Does Darrelle Revis feel sorry for Jets fans? ‘Um, not really’

    New York Post "Darrelle Revis isn’t sympathetic to Jets fans that his first career Super Bowl trip came as a member of their hated rival. Revis said they should blame owner Woody Johnson instead. “Do I feel sorry for the Jets’ fans? Um, not really,” Revis said Tuesday when asked about being traded to Tampa..." January 28

  • Jets tab Marcel Shipp as running backs coach

    Pro Football Talk "A former NFL tailback not long removed from his playing days will coach the Jets’ running backs. Ex-Cardinals tailback Marcel Shipp, who was last on an NFL roster with Houston in 2008, has been added to Todd Bowles’ coaching staff, the Jets announced Tuesday. Shipp was the running backs..." January 27

  • Pete Carroll explains ‘unpopular’ decision to trade Harvin

    New York Post "It might not look like it now, considering they’re in the Super Bowl, but the Seahawks really did pay a price for abruptly shipping Percy Harvin to the Jets in October. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Monday described the Oct. 17 trade as something Seattle “had to endure,” and the immediate..." January 27

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    Greg Auman @gregauman

    Kevin Patullo, who played at USF 1999-2002, was a Bulls GA 2003-04, has worked up NFL ranks with Chiefs, Bills, Titans, now Jets' QBs coach.

  • Nick Mangold, Sheldon Richardson slam Patriots on Deflategate: ‘Not surprised’

    New York Post "Consider Sheldon Richardson and Nick Mangold skeptics when it comes to the Patriots’ claim of innocence in Deflategate. “That’s the Patriots,” Richardson, the Jets’ opinionated defensive tackle, said Sunday night after making his first Pro Bowl appearance. “I’m not surprised at all. If they..." January 26

  • Jets making a couple of hires in personnel department

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets said goodbye to Rex Ryan at the end of the regular season, but they’ll have another Rex in the organization for the 2015 season. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the team will hire Rex Hogan to be their director of college scouting. Hogan was a national scout for the Bears in..." January 25

  • Jets name Pepper Johnson their new defensive line coach

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Jets named Pepper Johnson their new defensive line coach on Saturday, according to the team's official website. The news comes just a day after the team hired Kacy Rodgers to be the new defensive coordinator. Johnson coached for the Patriots from 2000 to 2013 before joining Buffalo's staff..." January 24

  • Geno Smith ‘killed us’ says former NY Jets quarterback coach who followed Rex Ryan to Buffalo Bills

    New York Daily News "The Jets’ season has been over for weeks, but Geno Smith took a hard sack Wednesday. David Lee, the former Jets quarterbacks coach who shuffled up to Buffalo with Rex Ryan, told the Bills’ website that Smith “killed us” last season and his play “cost us.” “Rex and I talked about it, he had..." January 24

  • Jets Sign Coordinators Kacy Rodgers, Bobby April

    NFL.com "Todd Bowles and the Jets have filled their coordinator roster today with the hiring of Kacy Rodgers as Bowles' defensive coordinator and Bobby April Jr. as the new special teams coordinator. They join Chan Gailey, named earlier this week as the Green & White's offensive coordinator. It's no..." January 23

  • NFL moves all three London games to 9:30 a.m. Eastern

    Pro Football Talk "Early morning football from London is here to stay. The NFL announced today that all three London games in 2015 will kick off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. The three early games are Jets-Dolphins on October 4, Bills-Jaguars on October 25 and Lions-Chiefs on November 1." January 22

  • The anti-Idzik: New Jets GM will be ‘very active’ in free agency

    New York Post "New Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan sounds like a man ready to spend some money. In an interview with the team’s website, Maccagnan did not hesitate when talking about how the Jets will approach free agency. “We’ll be very active in free agency,” Maccagnan said. In reality, he doesn’t..." January 21

  • Todd Bowles: Geno Smith was 'a great college quarterback'

    CBSSports.com "The New York Jets recently hired former Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to be their new head coach. Bowles is the sixth straight defensive head coach hired by the Jets. Since Rich Kotite, the Jets have turned to Bill Parcells, Al Groh, Herman Edwards, Eric Mangini, Rex Ryan and..." January 21

  • Jets name Chan Gailey offensive coordinator

    The Score "The New York Jets have found a new offensive coordinator. The Jets announced Tuesday that Chan Gailey would fill the role and guide the team's offense under new head coach Todd Bowles. " January 20

  • Jets still without deal to hire Chan Gailey as OC

    The Score "Though the expectation was that Chan Gailey would become the New York Jets' next offensive coordinator after Todd Bowles takes over as head coach, the move no longer appears to be a sure thing. A deal between the two sides still hasn't been agreed upon, and there are now questions as to whether..." January 19

  • Tampering charges filed against Jets owner Woody Johnson

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The NFL is preparing to investigate Jets owner Woody Johnson for comments made about Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis during a press conference last week, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Tampering charges have been filed against Johnson and the league is trying to determine..." January 18

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    #azcardinals released LB coach Mike Caldwell from contract to be Jets asst head coach, per source

  • Jets fire top two college scouts

    ESPN.com "New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan, hired only three days ago, began reshaping the front office Friday by firing the previous regime's top two college scouts. Terry Bradway, the senior director of college scouting, was dismissed after 14 seasons with the Jets. He served as the general..." January 17

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Despite speculation to the contrary, Kacy Rodgers will be the #Jets defensive coordinator.