Jets Rumors & News

  • Why Jets shouldn't really care that David Harris signed with Patriots

    Newark Star-Ledger "From an optics standpoint, it'll look bad if ex-Jets middle linebacker David Harris -- who has signed with the Patriots -- excels when the two teams meet this season. After all, the Jets and Patriots play in the regular season finale, in New England. And that could be the final game for Jets..." June 22

  • Jets LB Lorenzo Mauldin turned himself in, arrested for misdemeanor assault

    Sportsnaut "New York Jets linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin has reportedly turned himself in to police and has been charged with misdemeanor assault in connection with an alleged nightclub incident in April. According to TMZ Sports, “Law enforcement sources confirm the 24-year-old turned himself into authorities..." June 22

  • Patriots sign David Harris

    Larry Brown Sports "The New England Patriots bolstered their linebacker depth on Wednesday by signing a former New York Jets fan favorite. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that David Harris has signed a two-year deal with New England. Harris, 33, was one of the most reliable players on the Jets’ defense and should..." June 21

  • Sheldon Richardson: 'I'll be damned' if Jets are going to tank 2017

    Newark Star-Ledger "Defensive end Sheldon Richardson's eyebrows raised when he was asked the question: What does he think of those who say the Jets are tanking this season, after cutting so many veteran players? "Tanking for what?" he told NJ Advance Media last week at minicamp. For a high draft pick in 2018,..." June 21

  • Jets' Morris Claiborne determined to stay healthy in 2017

    Newark Star-Ledger "It's not something Morris Claiborne is proud of, but it is the truth: The immensely talented cornerback is the very definition of injury-prone. Claiborne hasn't played a full season in his first five years. Since 2013, he has missed an astounding 32 games -- two full seasons worth. Most seem to..." June 20

  • Former Bears wideout Marquess Wilson signing with Jets

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets got rid of all the receivers with big contracts, so they need some receivers. According to a tweet from his agents, former Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson is signing with the Jets. Wilson has shown flashes of talent when he’s healthy, he just hasn’t been healthy very..." June 20

  • Titans Signing WR Eric Decker To One-Year Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "Adam Schefter is reporting that the Titans and veteran WR Eric Decker have reached agreement on a one-year deal. Decker visited with the Titans last week and left Tennessee without a deal. There was some talk that the Browns could be a team to watch for Decker, but it appears as though the..." June 19

  • Sullivan: Longtime NFL assistant coach with Giants, Jets facing fight of his life

    North Jersey "There was a time Denny Marcin could keep pace with some of the greatest defensive players the NFL has ever known, pushing Lawrence Taylor through practice when he coached him at the University of North Carolina, prodding Michael Strahan when the two worked together with the New York..." June 18

  • Josh McCown not a ‘sure thing’ to start for Jets in Week 1?

    Larry Brown Sports "Todd Bowles has said publicly that the New York Jets are holding an open quarterback competition, but most assume Josh McCown is the heavy favorite to land the starting job. While that may be true, McCown is no lock. Brian Costello of the New York Post has observed McCown and the Jets’ two..." June 18

  • Jets want rookie wideout to get all his surgeries out of the way

    New York Post "Jets coach Todd Bowles provided some clarity on when rookie wide receiver ArDarius Stewart suffered two injuries that required surgery. It sounded like Stewart had thumb and groin injuries before the Jets drafted him when Bowles described them Wednesday. But Stewart injured his thumb in rookie..." June 16

  • The New York Jets look like they have no idea what they’re doing

    The Comeback "Are the Jets setting themselves up to tank for the 2018 NFL Draft? NFLBy Matt Yoder on June 7, 2017 18 Shares FacebookTwitterEmailWhatsApp June is supposed to be a quiet time for NFL franchises — one of the few quiet times in fact in the increasingly hectic 24/7/365 NFL..." June 16

  • Ex-Giants QB Being Sued For Telling Joe Namath Happy Endings Stories

    Black Sports Online "If you can’t brag about your career on the field, the next to do is brag about what you did off the field. For Joe Pisarcik, the only thing he can boast about him are the things he did with Joe Namath even if they are extremely inappropriate. TMZ Sports reports Pisarcik who is the CEO of the..." June 16

  • Christian Hackenberg: I have to continue to trust in myself

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets’ offseason program came to an end on Thursday with head coach Todd Bowles saying that the competition for the starting quarterback job will be alive and well when the team starts training camp next month. Reports from those practices and the number of snaps each quarterback took have..." June 15

  • Sheldon Richardson wants to be Jet for life, but isn't going to give hometown discount

    New York Daily News "Sheldon Richardson doesn't subscribe to the Kevin Durant school of taking the path of least resistance to a championship. So, the defensive lineman isn't exactly eager to leave the rebuilding Jets to join a super team. "A lot of guys just want to go jump on a bandwagon," Richardson told the..." June 15

  • Despite purge of veterans, Matt Forte says the Jets are not tanking next season

    CBS Sports "The New York Jets spent much of this offseason purging their roster of expensive veteran players. In mid-February, they declined the $10 million option on left tackle Ryan Clady's contract. Later that month, they released both right tackle Breno Giacomini and kicker Nick Folk. A few days after..." June 15

  • Time for Jets owner Woody Johnson to give Todd Bowles a two-year contract extension

    New York Daily News "Woody Johnson has one final piece of unfinished business before he gets the green light from The Donald to have strawberries and cream for breakfast for the next three years: It’s time to give Todd Bowles a contract extension. The ticked-off contingent viewing the Jets through a myopic lens..." June 15

  • Chris Harris Jr. sends savage message to Jets about No-Fly Zone

    247 Sports "Chris Harris Jr. delivered a message to the New York Jets: You're not worthy. On Tuesday, Harris was asked about New York inexplicably thieving the "No-Fly Zone" moniker for their secondary. Suffice it to say, the Broncos' top cornerback was none too pleased. "I don't know any DBs on..." June 15

  • David Harris release shocked Jets DL Sheldon Richardson

    Fanrag Sports "Last week the New York Jets made the decision to part ways with linebacker David Harris in a move that surprised some. Harris played 10 seasons with the Jets, but the team decided to cut him after the two sides could not come to an agreement on a restructured contract. Among those surprised was..." June 14

  • Time for Jets owner Woody Johnson to give Todd Bowles a two-year contract extension

    New York Daily News "Woody Johnson has one final piece of unfinished business before he gets the green light from The Donald to have strawberries & cream for breakfast for the next three years: It’s time to give Todd Bowles a contract extension. The ticked-off contingent viewing the Jets through a myopic lens won’t..." June 14

  • Jets LB Demario Davis Agreed To $2.7M Pay Cut As Part Of Trade

    NFL Trade Rumors "Field Yates of ESPN reports that veteran LB Demario Davis agreed to a “significant” pay cut to facilitate a trade to the Jets a few weeks ago. According to Yates, Davis was set to make a base salary of $3.7 million for the 2017 season, but now stands to make $1 million, which includes a..." June 14

  • Matt Forte has a message for those who think Jets will tank 2017: 'Bring it'

    North Jersey "There’s a widespread belief the Jets are tanking the 2017 season. Some Jets fans are even looking forward to a bad season so the team can get a high draft pick — and perhaps, finally, a quarterback. But Matt Forte is not interested in that kind of talk. The normally laid back running back..." June 14

  • Sheldon Richardson on Jets cutting David Harris: ‘It shocked the s--t out of me’

    New York Daily News "Woody Johnson’s decision to unceremoniously dump respected veteran linebacker David Harris last week predictably wasn’t the most popular move in the Jets locker room. The owner’s desire to shed payroll in this rebuilding season prompted Johnson to deliver a directive that led to Harris’ ouster..." June 14

  • Jets Auditioning WR Kenbrell Thompkins

    Pro Football Rumors "He’s not quite Eric Decker, but he could help fill a roster spot at wide receiver. The Jets are auditioning Kenbrell Thompkins this week, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Thompkins, like former Jaguars running back Denard Robinson, will participate in the Jets’ three-day..." June 13

  • “Nothing Going On” Between Cowboys & Revis, Despite Dez Tweet

    NFL Trade Rumors "A team source tells Clarence Hill that there’s “nothing going on” between the Cowboys and free agent CB Darrelle Revis, despite Dez Bryant recently recruiting him to join the team on Twitter. According to Mike Garafolo, the Tweet from Bryant was “Dez being Dez” and the Cowboys like their..." June 13

  • Broncos Not Interested In Eric Decker Reunion

    Pro Football Rumors "A Broncos/Eric Decker reunion doesn’t sound like it’s in the cards. Earlier today, head coach Vance Joseph rejected the notion that the team would have interest in the veteran wideout, who was released by the Jets yesterday. “We drafted two young guys that we’re excited about,” Joseph told..." June 13

  • Todd Bowles delivers magnificent line about Jets QB situation

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets have one of the worst quarterback situations in the NFL. That fact is not lost on head coach Todd Bowles. Speaking to the media, Bowles didn’t exactly express a ton of confidence in quarterback Josh McCown. Indeed, someone has to be the quarterback. Christian Hackenberg has..." June 13

  • Jets Sign RB/KR Jordan Todman

    NFL.com "The Jets signed RB/KR Jordan Todman. Todman spent last season with the Colts, appearing in 16 games. The 5’10”, 200-pounder was originally a sixth-round pick of the Chargers in 2011, but spent the majority of his career with the Jaguars (2012-14). Todman has rushed for 531 yards and three..." June 13

  • Jets’ quest to trade Eric Decker ends poorly

    New York Post "As an incidental parting gift to Eric Decker, the Jets will let him choose his next team. The Jets have not been able to find a willing trade partner for the 30-year-old wide receiver and now will release him, losing him without seeing any trade return, according to ESPN. The Jets announced..." June 13

  • Jets' Mauldin accused of beating man at NYC nightclub over spilled drink

    New York Post "A hulking Jets linebacker re-arranged the face of a much-smaller Queens man during a booze-fueled party inside a Chelsea nightclub, according to a new suit. Lorenzo Mauldin, who’s 6-foot-4 and 259 pounds, allegedly battered victim Jean Lopez when he spilled Champagne on him at the Highline..." June 12

  • How Brett Favre indirectly brought Geno Smith to Giants

    New York Post "If you look at Geno Smith these days, he doesn’t look like the same guy who played for the Jets. Sure, the face is the same. But he’s wrapped in blue and red now, happy for a fresh start with the Giants and a chance to get better as a quarterback. “There were other teams that were interested,..." June 12

  • Up next for Christian Hackenberg: Finish offseason with strong minicamp

    ESPN "The New York Jets close the offseason with a mandatory, three-day minicamp, starting Tuesday. Five players I'll be watching: QB Christian Hackenberg: Technically, he's competing with veteran Josh McCown and Bryce Petty for the starting job, but people have lost sight of the true purpose of..." June 12

  • Odds for 49ers-Jets Super Bowl must be seen to be believed

    Yardbarker "The San Francisco 49ers are coming off a disastrous 2-14 season that culminated in the team firing then head coach Chip Kelly after just one season. On the other hand, the New York Jets won five games last season and have absolutely cleaned house since. These remain two of the least-talented..." June 11

  • Jets waive linebacker Randell Johnson

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets waived linebacker Randell Johnson on Friday. The Bills made Johnson a seventh-round pick in 2014, cutting him last year with an injury designation before the season. He signed to the Rams practice squad before the Jets signed him to their active roster." June 10

  • ‘Grateful’ David Harris thanks Jets after veteran linebacker released by longtime team

    New York Daily News "David Harris’ agent ripped the Jets after the team cut the linebacker on Tuesday. But Harris, the 33-year-old veteran who has spent his entire 10-year career with the Jets, kept things classy in a statement Friday, maintaining his loyalty to his longtime team as searches for a new one. “The..." June 10

  • How Jets linebacker has remade himself after a lost season

    New York Post "There are days when Lorenzo Mauldin misses lasagna. As part of his offseason diet, the Jets’ outside linebacker swore off pasta along with other carbs to try to lose weight. The diet worked. He is down to 260 pounds from 268, and he hopes to lose a few more pounds before the season. Now, he has..." June 10

  • Anonymous GM: Timing of Jets' roster cuts 'odd'

    Sporting News "Much has been made of the New York Jets' recent roster moves, including this week's release of veteran linebacker David Harris and the eventual departure of wide receiver Eric Decker. The moves clear more cap space for a rebuilding team but also point to a year of significant aches and..." June 10

  • Jets sign Spencer Paysinger

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets cut veteran linebacker David Harris early this week and they closed it out by adding a player at the position. The Jets announced that they have signed linebacker Spencer Paysinger. The terms of the deal were not announced, but it’s unlikely to take a big bite out of the team’s ample..." June 09

  • Jets have talked to Erik Walden recently

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t many players from our Hot 100 list of the top free agents in the league still unsigned at this point in the offseason, but the small group includes linebacker Erik Walden. Walden is coming off an 11-sack season for the Colts, who opted for almost total overhaul of their linebacking..." June 09

  • Retired quarterback Jay Cutler on talks with Jets: 'The stars didn't really align'

    CBS Sports "Jay Cutler retired from the NFL last month after 11 season and promptly joined Fox Sports to be part of the network's broadcast team. Up till that moment, he was one of the best available free agents and would have almost certainly found work in the coming weeks. The Jets were one of the..." June 09

  • Jets release WR Quinton Patton from IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets have released receiver Quinton Patton from injured reserve. Patton, a fourth-round pick of the 49ers in 2013, signed a one-year, $825,000 contract with the Jets in March. But the team placed him on injured reserve earlier this week and reached a settlement with him Thursday. Patton..." June 08

  • Jets have spoken to Ravens about Eric Decker trade

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens’ Thursday visit with Jeremy Maclin didn’t result in a deal, but he’s not the only veteran receiver who could fill out the team’s depth chart. The Jets are trying to trade Eric Decker and Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com reports that the Ravens are one of the teams they have spoken to..." June 08

  • Christian Hackenberg passes hit defenders and reporters at Jets OTAs

    Newark Star-Ledger "It was just one play, but it provided a glimpse into what Christian Hackenberg can do when he's on. The Jets' polarizing quarterback lined the offense up five yards from the end zone at Tuesday's organized team activity. He looked down the line to his left, then scanned the field to his right...." June 08

  • One NFL exec says Jets have 'worst roster in a decade' -- and he might be right

    CBS Sports "The Jets are in the middle of a questionable offseason, one that extended well into June when it came to making bizarre personnel moves that will not necessarily guarantee them success in the future. New York decided this very week to release both veteran linebacker David Harris -- unhappily..." June 08

  • Woody Johnson's desire to slash pay roll prompted moves to cut Jets vets David Harris and Eric Decker

    New York Daily News "Jets fans blindsided by the team’s cutting spree on Monday need to look no further than the billionaire bossman to find the answer to their questions. My understanding is that the Jets’ decision to part ways with respected veterans David Harris and Eric Decker was heavily influenced by Woody..." June 08

  • Brandon Marshall 'Will Jets Have Enough Guys to Play!?'

    TMZ "Brandon Marshall isn't blind -- he sees what's going on with the NY Jets and has a pretty simple question ... "Will they have enough people to line up?!" The NY Giants WR was out in NYC Wednesday (being honored by the Mental Health Association of NY) where we asked him straight-up is he's glad..." June 08

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • Woody Johnson's desire to slash pay roll prompted moves to cut Jets vets David Harris and Eric Decker

    New York Daily News "Jets fans blindsided by the team's cutting spree on Monday need to look no further than the billionaire bossman to find the answer to their questions. My understanding is that the Jets’ decision to part ways with respected veterans David Harris and Eric Decker was heavily influenced by Woody..." June 07

  • NFL exec thinks Jets have league’s worst roster in last 10 years

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets may have freed up some salary cap space when they released veteran linebacker David Harris and wide receiver Eric Decker on Tuesday, but they certainly didn’t improve their roster. So just how bad is Gang Green looking heading into 2017? Historically bad, at least in the..." June 07

  • Jets reached out to Steve Smith about playing in 2017

    NFL.com "The New York Jets' 2017 housecleaning has seen a host of marquee names jettisoned in favor of a blatant rebuilding effort. If the team is willing to cut ties with proven wideouts such as Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker, it's worth wondering why the front office operatives would explore the..." June 07

  • Jets' Christian Hackenberg: 'I'm confident I can play at this level, and play at a high level'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It was just one play, but it provided a glimpse into what Christian Hackenberg can do when he's on. The Jets' polarizing quarterback lined the offense up five yards from the end zone at Tuesday's organized team activity. He looked down the line to his left, then scanned the field to his right...." June 06