Sheldon Richardson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson slimmed down this offseason

    Newark Star-Ledger "How did Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson spend his offseason? Cutting weight, basically. "Just keeping my weight down, really," Richardson said Wednesday, after the Jets wrapped up their second day of organized team activities. "Body wasn't banged up too much, as much as last..." May 27

  • Jets Exercise 2017 Option On Sheldon Richardson

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets have officially exercised their 2017 option on Richardson, per Mehta (Twitter link). However, as Brian Costello of the New York Post tweets, the club won’t be picking up cornerback Dee Milliner‘s option, so he’ll be eligible for unrestricted free agency next year." May 02

  • Jets will exercise fifth-year option on Sheldon Richardson

    New York Daily News "The Daily News has learned that the Jets will exercise the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson’s rookie contract by the May 2 deadline before determining their next move with the 2013 first-round pick (13th overall). Richardson’s fifth-year option will be for about $8..." April 18

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson -- Pleads Guilty In Bentley Arrest ... 2 Years Probation

    TMZ "NY Jets superstar Sheldon Richardson has pled guilty in his Bentley speeding case -- but he won't do any jail time as long as he keeps his nose clean for the next 2 years. Richardson was pulled over near St. Louis back on July 14th after cops say he was going 143 mph in his Bentley -- and blew..." January 27

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson: Roger Goodell caved to media with suspension of Giants' Odell Beckham

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson, one of the NFL's most promising young stars, said Tuesday that he strongly disagrees with commissioner Roger Goodell's one-game suspension of another young star, Odell Beckham Jr. Beckham, the Giants' talented wide receiver, was suspended for his actions..." December 23

  • Sheldon Richardson: Image Makeover Continues

    TMZ "NY Jets player Sheldon Richardson is trying to make everyone forget his TERRIBLE summer ... by putting on a clothing drive in NYC with a former Congressional candidate. Richardson is hooking up with Kevin Powell for his 15th Annual Holiday Party and Clothing Drive Tuesday night. " December 16

  • No NFL discipline expected for Sheldon Richardson this year

    Pro Football Talk "On Tuesday, the NFL announced that Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for a year for violating the league’s substance abuse policy after what PFT reported was a deal with the league that will allow Smith to avoid further discipline under the league’s personal conduct policy. It..." November 18

  • Sheldon Richardson: Jets 'licking our chops' as Pats showdown approaches

    ESPN "Not long after returning to the field from a four-game suspension, Sheldon Richardson was already looking forward to taking on the defending Super Bowl champions. Richardson kicked off Jets-Patriots week by saying how eager the New York Jets are to get a shot at Bill Belichick and Tom..." October 19

  • Sheldon Richardson rejoins Jets, says 'I'm coming to eat'

    ABC News "After serving a four-game league suspension for marijuana violations, Pro Bowl defensive end Sheldon Richardson rejoined the New York Jets on Monday, vowing to upgrade their already stacked defensive line. "I'm coming," said Richardson, repeating what he has told his linemates. "I'm coming to..." October 12

  • Jets expect to have Sheldon Richardson back during Week 5 bye

    CBS Sports "The NFL has given the Jets no indication that any additional suspension is looming for troubled defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson. The team anticipates Richardson returning to the active roster Monday and having him back in the building for practices and meetings during their Week 5 bye week...." October 04

  • Jets Sheldon Richardson Pleads Not Guilty In Bentley Street Race

    Black Sports Online "Sheldon Richardson isn’t going down without a fight. The New York Jets star defensive tackle pleaded not guilty to resisting arrest stemming from a street race that turned high-speed chase in his Bentley according to TMZ." August 31

  • Behavior change needed? Sheldon Richardson’s surprising response

    New York Post "Sheldon Richardson has gone from a Pro Bowler to practice fodder during training camp, and the transition hasn’t been easy. “You can say that,” Richardson said following Wednesday’s practice. “You can definitely say that. It’s definitely a humbling experience but you just have to learn from..." August 27

  • GM won't commit to Sheldon Richardson's long-term future with Jets

    ESPN New York "New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan, commenting for the first time on Sheldon Richardson's recent arrest and drug suspension, expressed support for the Pro Bowl defensive end but was noncommittal on his long-term future with the organization. "At this point in time, we'll see how it..." August 02

  • NY Jets Players Slam Sheldon Richardson 'Fire His Ass!!'

    TMZ "Several members of the NY Jets tell TMZ Sports ... they want Sheldon Richardson OFF THE TEAM -- claiming his speeding arrest with a 12-year-old in the car is simply "disgusting." We spoke with multiple starters from the Jets who tell us they're well aware of the allegations against Richardson..." August 01

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson arrested for street racing, resisting arrest

    Newark Star-Ledger "Not one hour after Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson owned up to his mistakes for violating the NFL's drug policy, here comes a report that Richardson had also been arrested in his native Missouri two weeks ago. Fox 2 in St. Louis reported Thursday reported that Richardson had been arrested..." July 31

  • NFL star Sheldon Richardson charged with resisting arrest in O'Fallon, Mo.

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was charged Thursday with resisting arrest and various traffic violations in connection with an apparent high-speed road race on Highway 40 (Interstate 64) on July 14, authorities said. St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar said Richardson,..." July 30

  • Jets' Darrelle Revis says team is there for Sheldon Richardson during suspension

    New York Daily News "Darrelle Revis had some Super advice for Sheldon Richardson regarding the defensive lineman's four-game suspension for violating a league policy. “I had a conversation with him,” Revis said. “I think he understands how devastating that is for our team. But at the same time, this is something he..." July 30

  • Jets Could Shift Focus To New Deal For Muhammad Wilkerson Following Sheldon Richardson’s Suspension

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, the fallout from DE Sheldon Richardson‘s recent four-game suspension could shift the Jets’ focus to a contract extension for Muhammad Wilkerson. Cole reports that the team was planning to lock up Richardson prior to his recent suspension. On top..." July 07

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Whoa, Jets' Sheldon Richardson suspended four games for violating the substances of abuse policy

  • Sheldon Richardson suspended 4 games for violating substances of abuse policy

    CBS Sports "It's only just July, and the Jets' season has already suffered a major blow. On Thursday, the NFL announced that defensive end Sheldon Richardson was suspended four games for violating the league's substances of abuse policy. "I apologize for letting down my family, teammates, this organization..." July 02

  • Sheldon Richardson: Mo Wilkerson 'worth that penny,' deserves '$100M'

    CBS Sports "Muhammad Wilkerson's in the middle of an interesting contractual spat, what with the Jets using their first draft pick on Leonard Williams and already having Sheldon Richardson on the roster. Wilkerson is an absolute beast. He wants to get paid. But he's playing a position where the Jets are..." June 10

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson fires back at critics: 'I have a life'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson wasn't at organized team activities on Tuesday and Wednesday, and head coach Todd Bowles said Richardson has only been at One Jets Drive for about half of the team's offseason program, which began more than a month ago but is still voluntary at this..." May 22

  • Richardson says he's among NFL top DL

    ESPN New York "One year after being named the NFL's top defensive rookie, New York Jets standout Sheldon Richardson believes he's just as good as any defensive lineman in the league, including J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans. "J.J. Watt, he's got a few more sacks than me, but it's the same type of..." December 19

  • Sheldon Richardson emotionally defends Rex Ryan after Buffalo Bills blow out Jets

    Newark Star-Ledger "His voice quivering with emotion, Sheldon Richardson delivered a spirited defense of Jets coach Rex Ryan after Monday night's 38-3 loss to the Bills, a game that also forced Richardson to acknowledge the harsh reality that Ryan's time with the Jets is almost certainly running out. Richardson, a..." November 25

  • Richardson tells Jets to ‘do the right thing’ and pay Wilkerson

    New York Post "The Jets have yet to give star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson a long-term contract, but one of his fellow linemen is hoping it happens soon. Sheldon Richardson said he’s kept an eye on the reports about Wilkerson’s contract status, and he believes the Jets should give Wilkerson a new..." June 14

  • Ex-roomie Richardson knew Sam was gay, was a 'regular guy'

    CBS Sports "New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year this past season, roomed with Michael Sam at Missouri in 2012, telling New York Newsday he knew about Sam's sexual orientation and it was of no consequence. "I lived with Michael Sam, regular guy, has his..." February 12

  • Sheldon Richardson wins Defensive Rookie of the Year "New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson boasted late in the season that he is "most definitely" the choice for the 2013 Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. He was right. Richardson was announced as the top defensive rookie at Saturday's "NFL Honors" awards show. It's..." February 02

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Asked Sheldon Richardson if he should be Def Rook of Yr: "I am that. I am that even if I don’t win it. You can’t tell me anything different"

  • Richardson proving to be top tackle over Panthers’ Star

    New York Post "Sheldon Richardson has not forgotten. He remembers the pre-draft talk, the rankings and all of the talk. Richardson, the Jets rookie defensive tackle, remembers being ranked below Florida’s Sharif Floyd and Utah’s Star Lotulelei by ESPN’s draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. and he could not believe he was..." December 12

  • Jets defensive lineman Richardson sidelined after oral surgery

    New York Post "Rookie defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson missed another day of practice Thursday after undergoing root canal surgery Wednesday. Richardson said he is unsure when he will be cleared to practice. It depends on when the pain subsides. “It’s most definitely frustrating right now because I was..." August 02

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Now that Sheldon Richardson has agreed to terms and will show up for camp tomorrow Dee Milliner is the only Jets draft pick without a deal

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