Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets’ offensive line shows its depth — but not in a good way

    New York Post "Todd Bowles mixed things up with his starting offensive line on Saturday night. The Jets head coach started Ben Ijalana at left tackle, Jonotthan Harrison at center and Brandon Shell at right tackle. Those three primarily had been on the second team in training camp, though Bowles has made it..." August 20

  • The forgotten Jets quarterback begins to make his case

    New York Post "On the first play of the fourth quarter in Saturday night’s 16-6 Jets loss to the Lions, Bryce Petty had a moment. The third-year quarterback stepped to the line, saw six Lions defenders in the box and walked back into the shotgun, moved some players around and called an audible. The result was..." August 20

  • Jets tell Josh McCown after game: “Don’t talk”

    Pro Football Talk "Dysfunctional organizations tend to be dysfunctional in multiple respects. And, yes, this one is about the New York Jets. After quarterback Josh McCown took fewer reps in the preseason game against the Lions than coach Todd Bowles previously had indicated, a pair of reporters approach McCown...." August 20

  • Todd Bowles: Hackenberg didn’t have a chance due to our blocking

    New York Jets "Making his first NFL start, Christian Hackenberg experienced a bumpy ride in the Motor City Saturday night. The Lions gave Hackenberg a rude welcome and the second-year passer wasn’t able to get on track in the Jets’ second summer contest. “They really didn’t give him a chance," head coach Todd..." August 20

  • This veteran is trying to win ‘dogfight’ for Jets’ kicking job

    New York Post "Chandler Catanzaro just shakes his head when he looks back at the 2016 season, his worst in the NFL. The new Jets kicker made just 21 of 28 field goals and 43 of 47 extra points for the Cardinals last year. “I did my best, but the results, obviously, weren’t up to my standards,” Catanzaro..." August 19

  • Jet fighting for Nick Mangold’s old job wants to be detective in next life

    New York Post "You might not want to cross paths with Jonotthan Harrison once his playing days in the National Football League are done. Harrison has thoughts about becoming a homicide detective in his next career, an occupation where his presence is likely linked to tragedy. “It’s something that has always..." August 18

  • Sober for seven months, Austin Seferian-Jenkins has never felt so good

    New York Daily News "It's been 11 months since Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins hit rock bottom. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut the talented but troubled player after a DUI arrest last fall. The NFL ultimately suspended him for the first two games of the 2017 regular season for violating the league's substance..." August 18

  • Jets LB Darron Lee ready to play with more ‘physicality’ after putting on weight

    New York Daily News "Last year at Jets training camp, Sheldon Richardson called then-rookie inside linebacker Darron Lee “little dog” because of his smaller physique. But Lee doesn’t think that nickname applies anymore. “That was fair last year,” Lee said Wednesday after practice. “This year, nah.” Lee, who..." August 17

  • Quincy Enunwa will have surgery next week

    Pro Football Talk "Jets receiver Quincy Enunwa will undergo neck surgery next week, coach Todd Bowles said Thursday. A second medical opinion confirmed surgery was the best course of action for Enunwa, according to Bob Glauber of Newsday. The Jets already had confirmed that Enunwa would miss the entire season..." August 17

  • Jets' Bowles: It's players' 'individual right' to protest

    New York Daily News "Todd Bowles and Hue Jackson are two of seven black coaches in the NFL. But they have very different opinions when it comes to national anthem protests. Jackson is in his second season at the helm of the Browns, and on Tuesday, the 51-year-old coach said he hopes his team doesn’t “have those..." August 17

  • Jets sign Kenbrell Thompkins

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets’ receiving corps took another hit this week when Lucky Whitehead broke his foot and they made a move to shore up the unit on Wednesday. The team announced that they have signed Kenbrell Thompkins to their 90-man roster. Safety Doug Middleton was waived/injured after tearing his..." August 16

  • Did Bill Belichick take shot at Jets with ‘another team’ remark?

    Larry Brown Sports "There is no love lost between Bill Belichick and the Jets, and it appears the Patriots coach gave us a subtle reminder of that during a training camp press conference on Wednesday. While speaking before his team’s joint practice with the Texans, Belichick was asked about his relationship with..." August 16

  • Jets' Lucky Whitehead breaks foot, casting uncertainty on return jobs

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets wide receiver Lucky Whitehead, the leading contender for their return jobs, broke his foot during Monday's training camp practice. That was the word Tuesday from coach Todd Bowles, who isn't sure how long Whitehead will be sidelined, or if he will need surgery. "I don't know if he's..." August 16

  • Jets OC: Christian Hackenberg is 'basically' a rookie "After Christian Hackenberg's preseason debut, the Jets are defining expectations for the 2016 second-round pick. "Basically, he's a rookie," offensive coordinator John Morton said, via the New York Post, on Tuesday. Head coach Todd Bowles later added: "It's hard to get reps when there's..." August 16

  • Jets' Lucky Whitehead breaks foot, casting uncertainty on return jobs

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets wide receiver Lucky Whitehead, the leading contender for their return jobs, broke his foot during Monday's training camp practice. That was the word Tuesday from coach Todd Bowles, who isn't sure how long Whitehead will be sidelined, or if he will need surgery. "I don't know if he's..." August 15

  • Brandon Marshall has no time for Sheldon Richardson: 'That's dead'

    USA Today "New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson may not be done taking public aim at Brandon Marshall, but the New York Giants wide receiver is finished returning fire. After continued potshots from Richardson, who recently called Marshall a “drama queen” and a “bad guy,” the veteran receiver..." August 15

  • Jets head coach Todd Bowles puts team on absolute blast

    Yardbarker "It’s already becoming a long season for New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles and it is not even September yet. This time, a fight sparked Bowles’ frustration. “They need to take onus on themselves,” Bowles said, per Rich Cimini of ESPN. “If they’ve got energy to scuffle, they’ve got energy..." August 15

  • Jets sign a safety, reportedly lose one to injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets brought in a new safety on Sunday after seeing Doug Middleton suffer a pectoral injury during Saturday night’s game against the Titans. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Middleton has been diagnosed with a torn pectoral muscle and that he’s expected to have surgery..." August 14

  • Josh McCown ‘obviously the leader’ to start ahead of Christian Hackenberg

    Sportsnaut "Christian Hackenberg did nothing to show he’s the future face of the New York Jets during the team’s first preseason game. So it’s not surprising that on Monday it was Josh McCown leading the first-team offense in practice, leading Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News to write, “He’s obviously..." August 14

  • Jets LB Frank Beltre looking to become first Dominican to play in NFL game

    New York Daily News "On the tropical island nation of the Dominican Republic, 800 miles off the coast of Miami, the game of football is as foreign as the tourists who grace the country’s white sandy beaches. Baseball is king in the D.R., where the sporting soundtrack is the crack of bats and the pounding of..." August 14

  • Robby Anderson steps up to fill wide receiver void in big way

    New York Post "A week after losing No. 1 wide receiver Quincy Enunwa for the season with a bulging disk in his neck, the Jets’ new top receiver turned some heads in Saturday’s 7-3 preseason-opening win over the Titans at MetLife Stadium. Robby Anderson made the play of the night on a 53-yard catch from Josh..." August 13

  • Jets defense announces its mission with punishing force

    New York Post "The Jets’ starting defensive front spent the second half of Saturday’s preseason opener taking group runs up and down the sidelines during lulls in the action at MetLife Stadium. Their real work for the night was done, but defensive tackle Steve McLendon wanted to keep his group sharp. “It’s..." August 13

  • Are the Jets scanning unsold tickets to boost attendance numbers?

    Busted Coverage "You really can’t get a more New York Jets story than this. You have an employee at MetLife Stadium scanning unsold ticket after ticket for nonexistent fans to get those attendance numbers up where they want them. Obviously, I don’t blame this guy in the video because there’s no doubt he was told..." August 13

  • Josh McCown strengthens his grip on the Jets’ quarterback job

    Pro Football Talk "Josh McCown started the preseason opener for the Jets, and the way he played in his only series will improve his chances of starting at quarterback when the regular season begins. McCown drove the Jets down the field with a 53-yard completion to Robby Anderson, a 15-yard completion to Jalin..." August 13

  • Jets may be without both Bilal Powell and Matt Forte in preseason opener

    New York Daily News "The Jets will be without Bilal Powell for Saturday’s preseason opener against the Titans at MetLife Stadium, and they could be missing their top running back, too. Todd Bowles ruled Powell (neck) out after practice in Florham Park on Thursday and said starter Matt Forte (hamstring) is also in..." August 11

  • Todd Bowles: Jets’ QB competition is ‘pretty even’ so far

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets’ quarterback situation may be the worst in the league. And for now, it seems that none of their QBs have separated themselves in the three-way race. Jets head coach Todd Bowles said Thursday that the competition at quarterback is “pretty even” so far. The Jets signed..." August 10

  • Roger Goodell in favor of shortening preseason to 3 games

    WEEI Boston "Every football fan would agree, the NFL preseason is very boring, and it appears NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would agree. “When I go around to fans, that’s maybe the No. 1 thing I hear,” Goodell said, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “The NFL should do things to the highest possible standards...." August 10

  • Christian Hackenberg getting more reps and throwing more picks

    New York Post "More reps didn’t translate into better results for Christian Hackenberg. The second-year quarterback, battling veteran Josh McCown and fellow youngster Bryce Petty to be the No. 1 guy, started 11-on-11 teams drills for the first time in the team’s 10th practice. But the team’s 2016..." August 10

  • NFL To Hire Full Time Officials For First Time In League History

    Real GM Football "For the first time in NFL history, the league will have 21 to 24 full-time officials. Under the plan, each of the seven field officiating positions will be represented, with no more than five coming from one position. The full-time officials will come from the current roster of 124 game..." August 09

  • Boomer Esiason says he 'most likely' has CTE: 'All football players probably have it'

    CBS Sports "On Monday's "Boomer & Carton," Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton found themselves diving into the much-talked about subject of concussions in football. During the conversation, they began to talk about CTE and how it has forced some younger players to retire earlier than what's considered the norm...." August 08

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson: Brandon Marshall 'knows what he did'

    ESPN "New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson reignited his personal feud with former teammate Brandon Marshall, likening his behavior to a drama queen's and accusing Marshall of quitting on the team last season. "That man knows what he did to the locker room," Richardson said Monday on..." August 08

  • This is what the Jets have left at receiver — it’s not pretty

    New York Post "The guys in green were hootin’ and hollerin’ and exchanging high fives all over the Jets’ indoor practice facility on Monday. The guys in white, not so much. Time after time, the Jets defense with their green jerseys overwhelmed their counterparts on offense, smothering quarterbacks and..." August 08

  • Quincy Enunwa Reportedly Going on IR with Neck Injury, Expected to Miss Season

    Bleacher Report "The New York Jets will be without their No. 1 wide receiver for the foreseeable future, as Quincy Enunwa is being placed on injured reserve by the team due to a neck injury, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport of added that Enunwa is undergoing tests but is..." August 07

  • Christian Hackenberg booted off practice field for reason that will boggle your mind

    Sportsnaut "Early Monday morning, we covered a report that detailed how Christian Hackenberg has yet to take a single first-team rep during training camp. We should have waited just a little bit longer to write that story, because now we have a little better understanding as to why he’s still not allowed to..." August 07

  • Jets’ $24M solution explains why he was a Coughlin castoff

    New York Post "For 10 years, the Jets never had to think about who was playing left tackle. D’Brickashaw Ferguson was a rock at the position from 2006-15, never missing a practice, never mind a game. When Ferguson retired in April 2016, that run ended and the position became a problem. They traded for Ryan..." August 07

  • Quincy Enunwa hurts neck, Bruce Ellington waived after failing physical

    Pro Football Talk "Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa is expected to play a prominent role during the 2017 season, but he’ll need to be healthy for that to happen and his status is a question mark after Saturday’s practice. Coach Todd Bowles said that “something went wrong” when Enunwa fell during 7-on-7 drills and..." August 06

  • 'He doesn't play like a rookie.' Jets' Marcus Maye continues to shine

    Newark Star-Ledger "Steve McLendon can't always see what Marcus Maye does is in the secondary, but the 8th year pro says what the rookie brings to the table is necessary. "The most amazing thing, for me, is to see young guys comes in and communicate," McLendon, part of perhaps the Jets' most talented unit on the..." August 06

  • Jamal Adams, Jets rookie, says his ankle injury is ‘not severe’

    New York Daily News "Despite missing practice, Jamal Adams isn’t worried about his sprained right ankle. The Jets rookie safety suffered the injury Thursday when he “rolled up” on a teammate while trying to defend an out route in seven-on-seven drills. “It’s definitely not severe in my eyes,” Adams said. “Just day..." August 05

  • Jets' 1st-rounder Jamal Adams dealing with ankle sprain

    Bleacher Report "New York Jets defensive back Jamal Adams suffered an ankle injury during the team's practice on Thursday. Jets head coach Todd Bowles announced Adams sprained his ankle, but there is no MRI scheduled and it's unclear how severe the injury is, per's Kimberly Jones. The Jets selected..." August 04

  • ‘It’s frustrating as hell’: Jets punished after sloppy practice

    New York Post "Two hours and 40 minutes in the hot sun wasn’t enough — not after this practice. When an underwhelming workout was over Wednesday, the Jets ran sprints — punishment for what coach Todd Bowles described as a “sloppy” day — one full of penalties, dropped passes, missed blocks and a lack of focus...." August 04

  • Jets add veteran Devon Still and rookie with a murky past

    New York Post "The Jets signed defensive linemen Devon Still and Jeremy Faulk on Friday. Still, 28, has played for the Bengals and Texans. Faulk went undrafted this year. He spent time at Baylor, but was dismissed from the school under murky circumstances. Still was an All-America selection at Penn State...." August 04

  • Jets owner Johnson confirmed as U.S. ambassador to United Kingdom "The Senate has confirmed New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom and former Texas GOP Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to be ambassador to NATO. The votes came as the Senate cleared the deck of dozens of nominees as it recessed for August. Johnson raised..." August 04

  • Jets’ Sheldon Richardson reveals Seahawks and Washington wanted to trade for him ... but at a discount

    New York Daily News "The Jets’ willingness to trade Sheldon Richardson for the better part of a year is sheer lunacy by an outfit that needs as much premium talent as it can get these days. It makes little sense. It’s downright absurd that an organization devoid of difference makers would be amenable to part..." August 03

  • Richard Sherman can't believe Colin Kaepernick is unsigned while ‘whoever is starting for the Jets is terrible’

    New York Daily News "Richard Sherman was never one to mince his words. The Pro Bowl Seahawks cornerback blasted the NFL for "blackballing" former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, all while taking a shot at the Jets' atrocious quarterback situation in the process in an interview USA Today Sports published..." August 03

  • Jets' Jamal Adams says his remarks about dying on the field were about 'passion'

    CBS Sports "Jets rookie safety Jamal Adams made headlines earlier this week when he declared that the football field would be the "perfect place to die" in response to a question about CTE. As expected, Adams comments didn't go over too well with everyone. So after practice on Tuesday, Adams walked back..." August 02

  • Jets wouldn’t give Morris Claiborne the No. 24 Darrelle Revis made famous

    Pro Football Talk "Morris Claiborne wanted to wear the same number he wore in Dallas, but the Jets may have used No. 24 for the final time. The Jets apparently are leaving open the possibility of retiring the number made famous by cornerback Darrelle Revis, whom the Jets released in the offseason. They made..." August 01

  • Former Broncos offensive lineman Ryan Clady retires

    KDVR "Former Broncos left tackle Ryan Clady announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday. Clady was a first-round pick of the Broncos in 2008 and played eight seasons in Denver. Foot and knee injuries limited Clady to only 18 games from 2013 to 2015. During the offseason after the Broncos won..." August 01

  • When will Jets start Christian Hackenberg? "Jets GM Mike Maccagnan has said over and over again this offseason how he's trying to build a "long-term future" for the Jets, not just a team that can be competitive for one year. He's doing it the right way, too, getting rid of high-priced veterans who stand in the way of talented, younger..." August 01

  • Morris Claiborne: I would keep playing if doctors said I could die

    Larry Brown Sports "New York Jets rookie Jamal Adams made some alarming comments on Monday when he said he believes the football field would be the perfect place to die, but he is clearly not alone in that line of thinking. Morris Claiborne, a veteran defensive back who signed with the Jets this offseason,..." August 01

  • Ex-wife of CTE victim says Jets rookie Jamal Adams 'doesn't know what’s coming'

    New York Daily News "If Jets rookie Jamal Adams thinks the “perfect place to die” is on a football field, the ex-wife of the late Steelers offensive lineman Justin Strzelczyk, who was diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) after his death in 2004, says Adams is in for a..." August 01