Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets Shut Nick Mangold Down For Year

    Pro Football Rumors "Frustrated with the slow healing of his ankle, Jets center Nick Mangold is being shut down for the year, Ian Rapoport of tweets. With four games to go this year and no chance of making the playoffs, the decision has been made to end Mangold’s season after today’s visit with specialist Dr...." December 08

  • Brandon Marshall says Todd Bowles should remain Jets coach for keeping team together

    New York Daily News "Brandon Marshall was as clear as he could be. He didn't stutter. He didn't waver. He was direct and confident. When asked in the locker room Wednesday why he thinks the Jets haven't splintered during this demoralizing and disappointing season, he offered just two words: "Todd Bowles." With..." December 08

  • Looking Ahead To 2017 Franchise Tags

    Pro Football Rumors "The NFL’s salary cap for 2017 won’t officially be set until sometime after the Super Bowl, but based on the direction the cap has trended in recent years, we have a general idea of where it may end up. Predicting an increase of about 8.2% on this year’s $155.27MM cap, Joel Corry of" December 07

  • Todd Bowles now in desperate scramble to save his job

    New York Post "The Jets were humiliated by the Colts on Monday night, 41-10, in front of a national TV audience, a half-empty stadium and Vice President-elect Mike Pence. Can it get much worse than this? Here are some thoughts and observations on the game: 1. I have been consistent this season in believing..." December 07

  • Luck, Allen propel Colts in rout of Jets

    The Sports Xchange "EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- In his first game back since suffering a concussion, Andrew Luck reminded the Indianapolis Colts they're set at quarterback for the next decade -- and helped officially send the New York Jets back to the drawing board in their quixotic search for a franchise..." December 06

  • Coaches irked by late-season Thursday night division games?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders will square off this week in one of the most important games of the regular season, and some coaches across the NFL are reportedly unhappy that it is taking place on a Thursday night. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report spoke to some coaches who feel it is..." December 06

  • Jets cut C.J. Spiller and Jeremy Ross

    Pro Football Talk "It was a bit of a surprise in some quarters when the Saints cut C.J. Spiller before the start of the season. Maybe it shouldn’t have been, because he hasn’t been able to hold down a job since. The Jets are the latest to release the former No. 9 overall pick, announcing the move..." December 06

  • Alleged Joe McKnight shooter Ronald Gasser jailed on count of manslaughter, records show

    The Advocate "Ronald Gasser, the man accused of fatally shooting former NFL player Joe McKnight in Terrytown on Thursday, has been jailed on a count of manslaughter, Jefferson Parish Correctional Center records showed Tuesday. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand has called a news conference at 10 a.m...." December 06

  • Bryce Petty to start final four games for Jets

    Pro Football Talk "Jets head coach Todd Bowles said that Bryce Petty will start the final four games of the season after another dismal showing for Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets’ offense Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts. Bowles claimed that the decision to start Petty for the final four games of the..." December 06

  • Jets’ Wilkerson: We need to play harder and less like ‘s–t’

    New York Post "Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was questionable heading into Monday’s game with the Colts. After Wilkerson did not practice Saturday, there were questions of whether he would play. Wilkerson did play, and ended up with seven tackles and a quarterback hit. After the game, Wilkerson said..." December 06

  • It’s time for Jets to fire Todd Bowles after lifeless performance vs. Colts

    New York Daily News "Two seasons is not a lot of time, but it's more than enough to come to this conclusion: The Jets need to fire Todd Bowles. Why give him a third year when 28 games into his head coaching career he has proven he's not the right man to end the Jets nearly half-century Super Bowl drought? No need..." December 06

  • Jets still have pride to play for in primetime Colts showdown

    New York Post "The Jets’ season has been over for weeks, but the schedule shows there are still five games to play. The Jets’ season now is about paychecks and pride but not playoffs. The 3-8 Jets take the field Monday night at MetLife Stadium to face the 5-6 Colts. Trying to find something interesting about..." December 05

  • NFL players detail their painful, gritty post-game recovery routines

    SI "It’s 9:35 on a Monday morning in mid-November, 10 weeks into another NFL season and 20 hours after Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson played 67 snaps against the Texans. Sunday was all booming fighter-jet flyovers and screaming Jacksonville fans and defenders inflicting pain. Monday starts in a dimly..." December 05

  • Jets Owner Woody Johnson under consideration for ambassadorship

    Page Six "Jets owner Woody Johnson has emerged as a leading contender for a key ambassadorship under Donald Trump — sources exclusively tell Page Six — with other Trump backers lining up for prestigious diplomatic posts, including former MTA chief Peter Kalikow, Duke Buchan III, Georgette Mosbacher and..." December 05

  • Antonio Allen calls for reconsideration of “stand your ground” laws

    New York Post "The Jets’ locker room was a bleak and mostly silent place Friday afternoon, and it had absolutely nothing to do with their 3-8 record. Joe McKnight hadn’t worn a Jets uniform since the preseason three years ago, long enough — especially with this woebegone franchise — for much of the current..." December 04

  • Geno Smith says ‘I’ll be full go during camp next year’ ... but with what team?

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith doesn’t know what team he’ll be playing for next season. But the Jets quarterback, who tore his ACL in Week 7, is sure about thing: He’ll be ready to take the field. “I’ll be full go during camp next year,” Smith told the Daily News on Friday in Florham Park. “But other than that,..." December 02

  • Suspect in shooting death of Joe McKnight released as investigation continues

    ESPN "The man accused of shooting Joe McKnight three times from inside his car was released from custody overnight and has not been formally charged in the death of the former USC Trojans and New York Jets running back, authorities said Friday. "Ronald Gasser was released overnight and has not been..." December 02

  • Trump takes credit for NFL ratings slide, again

    Pro Football Talk "Thirty years after Donald Trump took on the NFL and lost, he has taken on the NFL and won. According to him. Via SportsBusiness Daily, the President-Elect declared during his first public rally since the election that the NFL’s ratings dropped because of the election. “[T]heir ratings were..." December 02

  • Jets still 'don't know yet' if Christian Hackenberg will be a legit NFL QB

    Newark Star-Ledger "As of Thursday, exactly three months have passed since Jets rookie quarterback Christian Hackenberg last played in a game. It was the preseason finale at the Eagles -- and Hackenberg, whom the Jets drafted in Round 2, looked like a raw project player with a long way to go. Throughout the..." December 01

  • NFL expected to hire 17 full-time officials, league exec says

    Sporting News "Help appears to be on the way for NFL officiating. Amid a season of questionable calls, NFL executive Troy Vincent told The Associated Press on Thursday that the league is expected to hire as many as 17 full-time officials. The new batch of hires will increase game-day officiating crews from..." December 01

  • Joe McKnight, former NFL player, killed in Terrytown shooting

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "A shooting in Terrytown Thursday afternoon (Dec. 1) left a man dead after an argument at an intersection, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. Family members at the scene identified the victim as Joe McKnight, former NFL player and local high school football standout. McKnight,..." December 01

  • Jets CB Darrelle Revis on if he intends to keep playing: ‘I’m under contract until 2018’

    New York Daily News "A day after the Daily News reported that a confidant of Darrelle Revis said the Jets cornerback “doesn’t want to play anymore,” Revis reaffirmed his intentions of remaining with the organization after this season. “People talk and say these such things, but I don’t know. I don’t know who wrote..." December 01

  • Jets owner feels ‘betrayed’ by Darrelle Revis

    Sportsnaut "The marriage between future Hall of Famer Darrelle Revis and the New York Jets may not end too swimmingly. In the midst of a disastrous season, the seven-time Pro Bowler simply isn’t living up to his contract. Adding to this, there’s been reports surface recently that Revis simply may not want..." December 01

  • Report: Darrelle Revis confidant says Jets corner 'doesn’t want to play anymore’

    New York Daily News "Darrelle Revis announced this summer that he was "going to play until the wheels fall off." With wide receivers toasting him on a weekly basis, it looks more and more like No. 24 is driving the Flintstone Mobile. The Jets cornerback's decline is due, in part, to his questionable drive and..." December 01

  • Adam Schefter signs five-year extension with ESPN

    CBS Sports "ESPN Insider Adam Schefter missed on breaking possibly the biggest news of the night Wednesday. Then again, when you are the news, there might be a different protocol. Filed to by media critic Richard Deitsch Wednesday evening, the four-letter network out of Bristol, CT has extended the..." December 01

  • Brandon Marshall says he wants to finish career with Jets

    New York Daily News "Unlike Darrelle Revis, Brandon Marshall's hopes are clear: he wants to remain a Jet. "Obviously (I have) no plans on retiring, no plans on switching teams," Marshall said Monday. "Would love to stay here and retire as a Jet." When Revis was asked on Sunday night if he wanted to be back with..." November 30

  • Report: NFL will ditch early-morning London games

    Pro Football Talk "When it comes to making the NFL’s product more attractive by making it more scarce, the NFL claims it won’t consider ditching or limiting Thursday Night Football. However, it reportedly will be ditching another fairly recent broadcasting practice. Via Joe Flint of the Wall Street Journal, the..." November 29

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick remains the Jets’ starting quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are not making a change at quarterback. Coach Todd Bowles announced today that Ryan Fitzpatrick will remain the starting quarterback for the Jets’ game against the Colts next Monday night. There was no guarantee that would be the case: After Sunday’s loss to the Patriots, Bowles..." November 29

  • Darrelle Revis on Jets future: We’ll see how it goes

    Newark Star-Ledger "Darrelle Revis could see it coming. The moment he finished getting dressed, and turned around to see 20-something media members waiting for him after the Jets' 22-17 loss to the Patriots Sunday, he knew this wasn't going to be enjoyable. And it wasn't. Tough question after tough question fired..." November 28

  • Todd Bowles says no decision on next week’s quarterback

    Newark Star-Ledger "If Todd Bowles knows who his quarterback is going to be when the Jets take the field against the Indianapolis Colts next Monday night, he's not letting anyone know. After a hard-fought, 22-17 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday at MetLife Stadium, Bowles wouldn't say if veteran Ryan..." November 28

  • Brady guides Pats' rally vs. Jets, earns 200th win

    The Sports Xchange "EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Only 22 of Tom Brady's 200 career wins came against the New York Jets. For New York and its fans, it only seems as if Brady beat the Jets 200 times, all in a fashion agonizingly similar to the way the veteran quarterback directed the New England Patriots to victory Sunday..." November 27

  • John Madden on Thursday football: “It just doesn’t work”

    East Bay Times "One of Thanksgiving’s greatest traditions was listening to John Madden talk football and, even though he retired from the broadcast booth in 2009, Madden can still bring it. Madden, 80, is “feeling great” after battling multiple health issues, starting with heart surgery exactly a year..." November 24

  • Jets WRs Quincy Enunwa and Robby Anderson provide hope for future amid terrible season

    New York Daily News "When you sift through the wreckage of this season, you'll find at least two glimmers of hope for the future. There's no denying the Jets have had a forgettable three months, but they might have found a couple of cornerstone offensive pieces along the way. For all the deficiencies that general..." November 24

  • Competition Committee to explore sideline cameras "Two controversial sideline calls in two weeks have provoked questions as to how the league should review close plays along the boundaries. On Monday night, DeAndre Hopkins was ruled out of bounds on an early catch-and-run touchdown when it looked like his right foot had touched the white..." November 23

  • 9 NFL coaches who could be fired this season

    Fox Sports "Four straight losses have Mike McCarthy moving closer to the top of our hot seat rankings The unofficial second half of the NFL season begins this week as Thanksgiving is upon us. With it comes a clearer postseason picture and a whole bunch of teams that have no shot at the playoffs. Not..." November 23

  • Shannon Sharpe: NFL officiating so bad some fans think games are fixed

    Sporting News "NFL officiating has become so bad some fans think games are fixed. That was the serious charge leveled by Shannon Sharpe on FS1's "Undisputed" Tuesday after poor officiating marred the Raiders' 27-20 win Monday night against the Texans in Mexico City. The Pro Football Hall of Famer and..." November 23

  • Bowles betrays fans and Jets in utterly damning QB decision

    New York Post "Damning. That’s the best word to describe Todd Bowles’ decision to start Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback against the Patriots at MetLife Stadium Sunday and presumably beyond. The decision by the Jets coach, announced on Monday after the team’s bye week, is damning on numerous levels. —..." November 22

  • Jets to start Ryan Fitzpatrick (not Bryce Petty) vs. Patriots

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets will start quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick — not Bryce Petty — in Sunday's home game against the Patriots. Jets coach Todd Bowles took the bye week to decide, before making his choice and announcement Monday. Bowles said Fitzpatrick is starting because he is healthy, and he gives the..." November 21

  • NFL discussing moving start times of London games

    ESPN "In a continued effort to try to improve ratings, one idea the NFL is discussing is moving the 9:30 a.m. ET games played in London to a 1 p.m. ET start time, according to league sources. The idea would be to close a viewing window the NFL had created that extended the day and possibly detracted..." November 20

  • Jets don't want to put 'timetable' on Christian Hackenberg's progress, says Mike Maccagnan

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan, in his second season on the job, hitched his reputation to Christian Hackenberg by drafting the Penn State quarterback in the second round this year. The Jets knew Hackenberg was a project whose throwing mechanics might need to be overhauled after the 2016..." November 19

  • Report: Jets likely to part ways with Darrelle Revis after 2016

    Sportsnaut "We’ve all seen it. Darrelle Revis isn’t the same guy he was when he helped the New England Patriots win the Super Bowl two years ago. Heck, he’s not the same guy he was last year. Once the most feared cover cornerback in the NFL, Revis Island has all too often been overrun by talented receivers..." November 19

  • NFL changing schedule process for greater flexibility with international games

    Sporting News "Within the next two weeks, the NFL should know how many international games will be played in 2017 and the participating teams. But when it comes to announcing when and where those games will be played, the public and teams will have to wait. NFL executive vice president/International Mark..." November 17

  • Todd Bowles is reluctant to name Bryce Petty the starter over fears that Jets players will quit on him

    New York Daily News "Todd Bowles' curious refusal to name Bryce Petty the starting quarterback from this point forward makes a little more sense when you uncover the coach's delicate balancing act. There are rumblings on One Jets Drive that Bowles is concerned his team will check out if he plays the second-year..." November 17

  • Jets WR Eric Decker undergoes second surgery ... this time for torn rotator cuff

    New York Daily News "Eric Decker underwent successful surgery for his torn rotator cuff on Tuesday. Decker’s wife, Jessie James, tweeted a photo of the Jets wide receiver in the hospital bed. “Surgery number 2! Doin this now so he’s recovered and ready just in time for next season. Good luck to my sweet man!”..." November 16

  • Jets GM Maccagnan reiterates Bowles makes decision on QB "Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan told reporters Wednesday he had "no regrets" about his decision to re-sign Ryan Fitzpatrick for $12 million this season despite the returns. But moving forward, he will not lean on head coach Todd Bowles to play him -- or not play him. "I would say first..." November 16

  • Jets happy with Darrelle Revis’ effort, performance "The decline of Darrelle Revis has been alarming this season, and as middling receivers have regularly beaten him, he's sometimes looked as old as he says he feels. There have even been plays when he's appeared to give only a partial effort. But as far as Jets GM Mike Maccagnan is concerned,..." November 16

  • Jets DL coach Pepper Johnson refuses to talk about defensive line in bizarre interview

    Newark Star-Ledger "Maybe this is where Sheldon Richardson and Muhammad Wilkerson get their perceived lack of accountability? On Tuesday, Jets assistant Pepper Johnson conducted the strangest media session of the year. The defensive line coach refused to answer questions from reporters about (seriously) the..." November 16

  • Cardinals, Bears, Jets & Broncos Teams To Watch For Tony Romo Next Year

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter of ESPN writes that the Cardinals, Bears, Jets and possibly the Broncos could be potential landing spots for QB Tony Romo if the Cowboys elect to move on from him next year. This is, of course, assuming that the Cowboys decide to move forward with Dak Prescott as their starting..." November 16

  • Brandon Marshall looks inward: Why worst year has been my best

    New York Post "Brandon Marshall knows what story the numbers tell. The Jets wide receiver is having a terrible year by his statistical standards. In the team’s first 10 games, he has just 43 catches for 601 yards and two touchdowns. By comparison, he had 62 catches for 800 yards and seven touchdowns through..." November 16

  • NFL players headed to Capitol Hill to talk police relations and race issues, may meet with Paul Ryan

    ESPN "Five NFL players on Wednesday will travel to Capitol Hill to discuss police brutality and race issues with members of Congress, including a possible meeting with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. The meetings were conceived by Detroit Lions wide receiver Anquan Boldin, who is known for his..." November 15