Jets Rumors & News

  • $60M in 1st year? Jets set to creatively pounce on Kirk Cousins

    New York Post "The bidding for Kirk Cousins’ services officially begins in three weeks. On March 12, NFL teams can begin to speak with the agents representing this year’s free-agent class. Cousins is at the top of that list, and expect the Jets to be one of the first teams to call his agent, Mike McCartney...." February 20

  • Is Austin Seferian-Jenkins angling to play for the Seahawks?

    247 Sports "The Seattle Seahawks tight end situation is like an onion -- there's layers to it. There's also levels to this...nevermind. Suffice it to say, no one's exactly positive how they'll handle their tight end situation but a local boy seems to be setting the stage to try to fill a possible void. With..." February 20

  • Jets have to decide on Ben Ijalana option

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are hoping to spend big money this offseason, in their effort to find a quarterback. And while they have a sizable war chest of cap space, they’re probably going to create a little more today. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, today’s their deadline to pick up a $500,000..." February 19

  • Jets reportedly rejected an AJ McCarron trade last year; may be fallback option now

    CBS Sports "The quarterback market is going to be wild when free agency opens and there are going to be a number of different teams chasing Kirk Cousins, including the Jets, who are reportedly willing to pay "whatever it takes" to land the would-be franchise quarterback. If that doesn't work out, though, New..." February 19

  • Jets will pay 'whatever it takes' to land Cousins

    ESPN "With free agency approaching (March 14), we're analyzing each position on the New York Jets' roster and examining possible upgrades: Position: Quarterback 2018 cap hits of top returnees: Christian Hackenberg -- $1.3 million Bryce Petty -- $843,000 Joel Stave --..." February 19

  • Jets want to keep Austin Seferian-Jenkins

    Pro Football Talk "Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, who washed out of Tampa Bay after creating high expectations as a second-round pick, will become a free agent next month. The Jets are trying to keep that from happening. Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports that the Jets have offered Seferian-Jenkins a..." February 19

  • Could Mike Hughes solve Jets' issues at cornerback, returner?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets need help in the return game, in addition to cornerback. If New York finds a way to sign Kirk Cousins in free agency, could that open the possibility of drafting UCF's Mike Hughes? A dual threat When Todd Bowles first took over as coach in 2015, he had a pretty strict stance..." February 18

  • Jets could offer Kirk Cousins fully guaranteed contract

    Yardbarker "It’s a precedent we’re sure other teams wouldn’t take kindly to. Offering one of the top free agents a fully guaranteed contract. We have never seen this on multi-year deals around the NFL. It has previously led to a debate about contract structures around the league compared to other major..." February 17

  • Jets Officially Promote Jeremy Bates To Offensive Coordinator

    NFL Trade Rumors "The New York Jets announced Wednesday that they’ve officially promoted Jeremy Bates as their new offensive coordinator, per Rich Cimini. The Jets also hired Rick Dennison as their new offensive coach/running-game coordinator and Steven Jackson as their assistant DB coach. Reports surfaced..." February 14

  • NFL free agency rumors: Who will get cut in 2018 among former Pro Bowl players?

    Sporting News "Plenty of talented veterans will be available in the current 2018 NFL free agency pool. But those players will soon get some big-time company on the open market from notable names cut by their teams to help save money under the salary cap. For some teams, cutting a former Pro Bowler or two make..." February 14

  • One stat captures how historically bad the Jets' Christian Hackenberg draft pick was

    CBS Sports "Christian Hackenberg is a quarterback for the New York Jets in the sense that he's on the official roster, has his own jersey number and a locker in the locker room, and spends most of his Sundays on a football field with his teammates. But Hackenberg's never thrown a pass in an NFL game during..." February 14

  • Report: Jets will cut Muhammad Wilkerson

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets enter the 2018 offseason with an abundance of salary cap space. According to a report, they’ll gain even more with the pending release of defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. In detailing some of New York’s potential cuts, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY made it clear that barring a..." February 13

  • NFL Rumors: Who will be most active teams in NFL Free Agency?

    Fanrag Sports "We’re roughly one month from the NFL‘s annual free-agent shopping spree, when — despite general managers’ best efforts to build rosters primarily through the draft — executives often cannot resist the temptation of landing splashy free agents. With Kirk Cousins, Ziggy Ansah, Le’Veon Bell and..." February 13

  • Jets Hoping To Acquire Two Starting CBs

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets are going to be active on the cornerback market this offseason, and their goal will be to land two starting corners. Gang Green wants to keep Morris Claiborne, and the parties have already begun negotiations, and pair him with a “true No. 1 cornerback,” Manish Mehta of the New York..." February 10

  • What Jimmy Garoppolo's contract means for Jets pursuit of Kirk Cousins

    North Jersey "The Jets' pursuit of soon-to-be free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins was always going to be expensive. Now we have a good idea of exactly how deep they'll have to dig into their wallet. On Thursday Jimmy Garoppolo agreed to a five-year, $137.5 extension with the 49ers. The contract makes..." February 10

  • Robby Anderson hit with traffic violations 10 times since 2014

    Sportsnaut "New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson was a bright spot on offense last season, recording 63 catches for 941 yards and seven touchdowns. But most recently, Anderson has made the news for all of the wrong reasons. A new report reveals that Anderson has been charged on 10 separate occasions..." February 09

  • Jets sign son of defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers

    Fanrag Sports "The New York Jets have added to the team’s secondary while signing what could be considered as a familiar face. According to his representation, DEC Management, former Miami Hurricanes defensive back Kacy Rodgers II has landed in East Rutherford as a member of the Jets. His father, Kacy..." February 09

  • Le'Veon Bell reveals the ridiculous amount of money it would take to sign with Jets

    TMZ "Le'Veon Bell says he's reconsidered and would DEFINITELY sign a contract with the NY Jets ... FOR A 9-FIGURE CONTRACT!!! The Pittsburgh Steelers star was leaving 1 OAK in L.A. on Tuesday night when we talked about the biggest story in his world ... where's he gonna play next year?? Bell had..." February 08

  • Ex-Jets center Nick Mangold considering running for Congress

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ex-Jets center Nick Mangold has been politically active in the Republican Party for a while. But now, he is thinking about running for Congress, according to Essex County Republican Chairman Al Barlas, in an interview with Politico. Rodney Frelinghuysen, a 71-year-old Republican who..." February 08

  • Rams' Tavon Austin could solve Jets' search for game-changing returner

    Newark Star-Ledger "Todd Bowles had a pretty simple philosophy regarding punt and kick returners when the Jets first hired him in 2015. He wouldn't keep a specialist on the 53-man roster. His returner, whoever he was, had to contribute elsewhere, too. Antonio Cromartie, Jeremy Kerley and C.J. Spiller were among..." February 07

  • Seven Favorites To Acquire Eagles’ Nick Foles After Super Bowl Win

    NESN "Nick Foles might leave Philadelphia this offseason in a blaze of glory. Then again, he might not. As the Philadelphia Eagles consider whether to keep their Super Bowl-winning quarterback or trade him this offseason, oddsmakers have named seven teams most likely to acquire him if the Eagles..." February 06

  • The Jets just saw the MVP they need to make a run at

    New York Post "Just do it, Jets. If the call wasn’t already made Monday morning before Eagles general manager Howie Roseman finished his morning coffee (or last glass of celebratory Cristal), then waste no more time and call him immediately to ask what it’ll take to trade for Nick Foles. Knee-jerk reaction..." February 06

  • If Jets don't win Kirk Cousins sweepstakes, Josh McCown would love to come back

    New York Daily News "Step right up and enter the Kirk Cousins Sweepstakes. Cousins will soon become the highest paid player in the history of the NFL, surpassing Matthew Stafford’s $27 million average in the five-year, $135 million deal he signed with Detroit last year. Cousins has not won a playoff game. Neither..." February 04

  • Josh McCown would come back to Jets, even if they draft a QB

    New York Post "Josh McCown has heard the talk about Kirk Cousins, Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield, Josh Allen, etc. being the Jets’ new quarterback. Still he’s hoping he is under center for the Jets again in 2018. “It’s hard to say, ‘Hey, I want to go somewhere else’ after you had the best year of your..." February 03

  • NFLPA: More concussion evaluations says we’re smarter about delivering care

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL announced last month that players were diagnosed with 281 concussions in 2017, which represented a new high since the league started tracking total concussions six years ago and was a number that NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Sills called a “disappointment.” During a press conference..." February 02

  • Former Jets center Nick Mangold ‘kind of not closing the door’ on return

    Newsday "Nick Mangold hasn’t completely closed the door on playing again, but that door may be open only a crack after he missed the 2017 season following his release by the Jets. “I’m kind of not closing the door, but I’m not actively searching for anything right now,” said Mangold, who made media..." February 02

  • Jets Worked Out CFL WR Luke Tasker

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Jets worked out Luke Tasker, the son of former Pro Bowl WR Steve Tasker, on Wednesday. The Jets are likely considering Tasker as a possible futures signing. Tasker, 27, originally signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of Cornell back..." February 01

  • Le'Veon bell says $60 million 'ain't enough to come run with the Jets'

    SNY TV " Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell, a pending free agent, tweeted on Thursday that $60 million "ain't enough to come run with the Jets." Bell was responding to a tweet from a fan who jokingly offered to pay him $60 million in cash if he joined the Jets." February 01

  • Broncos & Jets To Battle It Out For Cousins In Free Agency?

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, many teams are high on QB Kirk Cousins, but when it comes to sending big money on him, the Jets and Broncos are likely to battle it out for his services. Other teams such as the Browns, Jaguars, Cardinals and Bills have been tossed out as potential..." January 31

  • Report: Fox paying $550 million a year for Thursdays

    Pro Football Talk "Here’s why Thursday Night Football isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. According to John Ourand of Sports Business Daily, the winning bid submitted by Fox for the NFL’s Thursday Night Football package is worth $550 million a year. He also reports that the top Fox broadcast team of Joe Buck and..." January 31

  • The NFL Lost $30 Million In Ad Revenue Thanks To Plummeting TV Ratings in 2017

    Total Pro Sports "It has been an ongoing issue for two seasons now with the NFL losing viewers for various reasons. While many pointed to Colin Kaepernick and his stance to kneel during the National Anthem which caused hundreds of other players to follow suit, you’d also have to count in the fact that many people..." January 31

  • Fox reportedly near deal to win broadcast rights to Thursday Night Football

    Awful Announcing "Scott Soshnick and Lucas Shaw of Bloomberg report that Fox is close to a deal for the broadcast rights to Thursday Night Football. Fox’s Thursday Night Football bid is reportedly higher than the $45 million per game price ($450 million over 10 games) that CBS and NBC combined to pay last..." January 31

  • Pursuing Kirk Cousins should be a necessity for the Jets

    SNY TV "There is an inherent danger that teams searching for a quarterback always face. Choose the wrong guy, and the damage to a franchise can be severe and long-lasting. It was perfectly described last week by new Giants GM Dave Gettleman as "Quarterback Hell." It's where the Jets have resided for..." January 30

  • Roger Goodell: NFL is prepared for legalized gambling

    Sportsnaut "The NBA might very well be fully supportive of legalized sports gambling around the United States, but that doesn’t mean the NFL will fall in line. The league has consistently opposed any expansion of legalized sports gambling, something that’s not going to change any time soon. But NFL..." January 30

  • Jets WR Robby Anderson pleads not guilty to nine charges, including three felonies

    New York Daily News "Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson, who was arrested Jan. 19 in Sunrise, Fla., pleaded not guilty to nine charges — including three felonies — Monday, according to documents from the Broward County Courts. Anderson was arrested that early Friday morning and allegedly threatened to sexually..." January 29

  • Roger Goodell 'concerned' about NFL catch rule

    NFL.com "The confounding catch rule is the bane of many football fans' existence. Count NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as one of those perturbed viewers fixated on simplifying and clarifying the rule this offseason. "I'm not just somewhat concerned. I am concerned," Goodell told FOX Sports' Colin..." January 29

  • How much do Super Bowl commercials cost in 2018?

    Sporting News "Super Bowl 52, also known as Super Bowl LII, is set for Sunday, Feb. 4, at U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings since the 2016 season. The game will be the first Super Bowl hosted by Minnesota since Super Bowl XXVI on Jan. 26, 1992. This year it's the Eagles vs. the Patriots, but..." January 29

  • NFL Pro Bowl ratings up 28% from last year

    247 Sports "The NFL's decision to move the Pro Bowl to an afternoon slot paid dividends when it comes to the game's ratings. A considerable amount of people tuned into watch this year's Pro Bowl than in 2017, as the league decided to kickoff their all-start game this past Sunday at 3:00 p.m. The Pro Bowl..." January 29

  • Which quarterbacks will be released or traded?

    Sporting News "Free agency and quarterbacks normally are not words used together, but this year could be different, as a few passers should make their way to the open market. Here we look at some of the top quarterback free agents and players who could be released or traded in 2018. Kirk Cousins,..." January 29

  • Brett Favre Sued for $16 Million Over Failed Sports Social Media Network

    The Blast "Brett Favre is being sued for allegedly helping to conspire with other business partners to fraudulently induce an investor to put $16 million into a sports social media network that never took off. According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Callais Capital Management claims Favre and..." January 29

  • Did Jets see their quarterback of future in Senior Bowl?

    ESPN "Two of the most polarizing players in the 2018 draft -- Josh Allen and Baker Mayfield -- played in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. The game was of great interest to the New York Jets, who could be in position to draft one of them in April. My takeaways: Allen improved his stock, reducing the..." January 28

  • Could Sheldon Richardson Rejoin Jets?

    Pro Football Rumors "Less than five months ago, the Jets dealt Sheldon Richardson to the Seahawks. With the offseason approaching, could the free agent defensive lineman rejoin his former organization? Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News thinks so. In a recent column, the reporter discusses the Jets’ free..." January 27

  • Jets expected to hire Rick Dennison as run-game coordinator

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are expected to hire Rick Dennison as their run-game coordinator and offensive line coach, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The Bills fired Dennison as offensive coordinator after the wild-card playoff loss to Jacksonville when they failed to score a touchdown. Dennison joined the..." January 26

  • NFL ratings decline leads to an increase in makegoods, $300 million drop in ad revenue

    Awful Announcing "Whatever the reasons behind the NFL’s decline in ratings, and they’re likely myriad, it was always going to be tough for that big of a drop to not impact the bottom line. According to AdWeek, that’s exactly what happened: It didn’t happen until the final month of the regular season, but the..." January 26

  • XFL 2.0: Vince McMahon’s company teases “major sports announcement”

    Pro Football Talk "Vince McMahon’s plans to give the XFL a second try appear closer than ever, with a “major sports announcement” set for today. Alpha Entertainment, the sports business McMahon funded by selling $100 million of WWE stock, today said it will have a major announcement at 3 p.m. Eastern. That..." January 25

  • Jets fire offensive line coach Steve Marshall

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets fired offensive coordinator John Morton earlier this month and they made another change to their offensive coaching staff on Wednesday. The team announced that they have relieved offensive line coach Steve Marshall of his duties. Marshall was hired to work with the offensive line..." January 24

  • Jets interested in Rick Dennison as run-game coordinator

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets are interested in former Bills offensive coordinator Rick Dennison as their run-game coordinator, Manish Mehta of the Daily News reports. Dennison worked with new Jets offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates in Denver. Dennison joined the Bills after the team hired Sean McDermott as head..." January 24

  • Could polarizing Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield save the Jets?

    New York Daily News "He is fearless and fiery and not everyone's cup of tea. He has brass cajones and doesn't mind grabbing them in public to tell the opponent exactly how he feels about them. He is gutsy, electric and the owner of a coveted piece of stiff-arming hardware. Some people think he's too short for the..." January 24

  • Report: NFL could keep teams in locker room for anthem in 2018

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett and his teammates may have to find a different way to protest racial inequality in 2018. According to ESPN's Jim Trotter, the NFL plans to keep all players in the locker room during the playing of the national anthem next season, which would the..." January 24

  • Josh McCown leaning toward another season

    Newark Star-Ledger "Josh McCown enjoyed a career season with the Jets in 2017, despite turning 38 two months before it began. He rallied a young, inexperienced group of players, and led them to a not-awful 5-11 mark. And the free-agent-to-be hopes it's just the beginning of his time in New York. Appearing on NFL..." January 23