Jets Rumors & News

  • Robby Anderson gets six months probation for reckless driving

    Fantasy Pros "NFL Network's Mike Garofolo is reporting that Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson has pled guilty to his reckless driving charge and has been given six months of probation. The league has been monitoring the situation all along and they're contemplating a suspension. (Mike Garafolo on..." June 21

  • Jets have limited public practices this year

    Pro Football Talk "A staple of the slow time is the release of training-camp practice schedules. And this year’s training-camp practice schedule for the Jets will make fans feel like it’s still the slow time. Via, the Jets will have only three public practices at the team’s..." June 19

  • Todd Bowles understands it comes down to wins and losses

    Newsday "Todd Bowles enters his fourth season with a 20-28 overall record with consecutive seasons of 5-11 finishes. Bowles admits he’s not a very good coach based on his record. “Well, we get judged off wins and losses,” he said after the Jets finished their..." June 17

  • Jets may have an unlikely star running back on the roster

    New York Post "The comparison drew quizzical looks and are-you-sure follow-up questions, but Stump Mitchell wasn’t backing down. The Jets’ running backs coach really sees some LaDainian Tomlinson in second-year pro Elijah McGuire. Unprompted when asked about McGuire, the team’s..." June 16

  • Jamal Adams, Trumaine Johnson think Jets secondary can be “something special”

    New York Post "They aren’t wearing pads yet. The hitting hasn’t begun. Spring football is a lot like exhibition baseball — you take it with several grains of salt. But Jamal Adams — the big-talking, hard-hitting young safety — already has seen enough to make a bold..." June 15

  • Terrelle Pryor declares himself healthy, ready for ‘dominant year’

    Larry Brown Sports "Terrelle Pryor has missed some time with the New York Jets this offseason because of an ankle injury that required surgery, but the wide receiver says the minor procedure is nothing to be concerned about. After the Jets’ final minicamp practice on Thursday, Pryor said he..." June 15

  • Jets' Sam Darnold has 'real chance' to be Week 1 starter

    SNY TV "The Jets are heaping praise on the shoulders of their prized rookie quarterback, but to them it's more than just dreamy hype. They're not just trying to sell everyone on the promise of Sam Darnold. They believe it. In fact, so far he's been even better than they..." June 15

  • Mike Pereira: If the new rules don’t reduce concussions, the kickoff is gone

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s new rules designed to reduce the impacts on kickoffs represent a last-gasp effort to keep the play in the sport. That’s the word from former head of officiating Mike Pereira, who believes that if this year’s rule changes don’t result in the desired..." June 15

  • Jets DC Kacy Rodgers reflects on 'surreal' experience coaching son as he competes for a roster spot

    New York Daily News "Even in comparison to other NFL coaches, Jets defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers is as tight-lipped as they come. He addresses the media once a week during the regular season, and despite every type of question being thrown his way, Rodgers rarely, if ever, says anything inflammatory or..." June 14

  • Terrelle Pryor ready to dominate for Jets in 2018 the way he did for Browns in 2016

    Newsday "Terrelle Pryor said he wants to retire with the Jets. For it to happen, the wide receiver needs to remain healthy, something he didn’t do last season when he lasted just nine games with the Redskins. Pryor injured the deltoid ligament in his ankle in Week 1, tried to play..." June 14

  • Jets Sign DL Courtney Upshaw

    Pro Football Rumors "After having auditioned for the Jets earlier this week, Courtney Upshaw has signed with the organization.’s Ian Rapoport reports (via Twitter) that the defensive lineman has inked a deal with the organization. To make room on the roster, New York has..." June 14

  • Kellen Winslow Jr. Arrested for Kidnapping and Rape ... Faces Life In Prison

    TMZ "Officials say Winslow is being charged with 9 criminal charges including kidnapping with intent to commit rape, forcible rape, forcible sodomy, burglary, indecent exposure and more.  Here are the charges in total:  -- 2 counts of kidnapping with intent to commit..." June 14

  • Report: NFLPA exploring legal options for fighting new anthem policy

    The Score "It appears the NFLPA is preparing for a legal battle with the NFL over its new anthem policy. The NFLPA has hired multiple law firms to begin researching potential avenues to fight the league's policy, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. Florio..." June 14

  • Todd Bowles calls out Leonard Williams for breaking cardinal rule

    New York Post "Leonard Williams found himself in Todd Bowles’ doghouse Wednesday afternoon. Making contact with the quarterback during minicamp will do that. During team drills, the defensive lineman got to quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and stripped him, leading to an angry response from..." June 14

  • Sam Darnold will start at QB if he can handle everything Jets are throwing at him

    New York Daily News "The first 50 days of the Sam Darnold Experience have been fantastic and fantastically boring, seven weeks of studying, screwing up, learning and growing that will set a foundation for the next 15 years. It takes real work to become a savior no matter how much potential you..." June 13

  • Robby Anderson: I did nothing wrong

    Pro Football Talk "In publicly addressing his offseason criminal charges for the first time, Jets receiver Robby Anderson said he “did nothing wrong.” Police in South Florida arrested Anderson in January after he ran two red lights while fleeing after they clocked him going 105 mph in a 45..." June 13

  • Jets In “No Rush” To Extend DT Leonard Williams

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets are in “no rush” to extend the contract of defensive tackle Leonard Williams, according to Rich Cimini of Because he is a former first-round pick, Williams is under Jets control through the 2019 campaign thanks to his fifth-year option...." June 13

  • Jets' Teddy Bridgewater says knee surgery rehab brought 'dark days'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Teddy Bridgewater hasn't reflected much on his devastating left knee injury since the Jets signed him to a low-risk contract earlier this offseason.  But on Tuesday -- as he continued to look good while competing with Josh McCown..." June 13

  • Jets like what they’re seeing from Sam Darnold

    New York Post "There’s hearing, and then there’s seeing. Especially early in the football calendar, platitudes can fall on deaf ears. Especially when it comes to hyped quarterback prospects, like Sam Darnold, on a team that hasn’t had many of late, like the..." June 13

  • Jets Trying Out Free Agents Including DL Courtney Upshaw & WR Kamar Aiken

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Calvin Watkins, the Jets are hosting some free agents for tryouts this week including WR Kamar Aiken, S Keith McGill, DL Courtney Upshaw and OLB Victor Ochi. Upshaw, 28, is a former second-round pick of the Ravens back in 2012. He..." June 12

  • Jets Audition DL Courtney Upshaw, WR Kamar Aiken

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets are working out defensive lineman Courtney Upshaw and wide receiver Kamar Aiken, reports Calvin Watkins of Newsday (Twitter links). Upshaw, 28, entered the league as an outside linebacker, but has since morphed into a defensive end/tackle hybrid (the same role he’d..." June 12

  • Terrelle Pryor may not be ready for start of camp

    Larry Brown Sports "There is a possibility that Terrelle Pryor will not be ready for the start of training camp for the New York Jets. Pryor signed with the Jets in March but was absent for OTAs in May due to an ankle injury. He underwent a procedure that has him in a walking boot, and now Jets head..." June 12

  • Here's Brett Favre explaining how he basically invented RPOs because he was bored

    CBS Sports "Over the last few seasons, the run-pass option (RPO) has become increasingly popular in the NFL. The way it allows an offense to react to how the defense lines up and then reacts off the snap of the ball makes it easy to avoid negative plays that flow right into what the defense is doing, and..." June 11

  • A Jets quarterback emerges in fascinating competition

    New York Post "The Jets wrapped up OTAs on Thursday and now will hold their three-day mandatory minicamp this week before taking a break before training camp. There were 10 OTA practices for the Jets, with three of those open to the media. Here are some things that stood out to me watching the OTA..." June 11

  • Sam Darnold could open the season as inactive for Jets

    Yardbarker "The New York Jets have invested too much in Sam Darnold to rush him onto the field in 2018, and the former USC star may not even be on the active roster in Week 1 if he does not beat out Teddy Bridgewater and Josh McCown for the starting job. The Jets are holding an open competition..." June 10

  • Jets could trade Bridgewater if he has a good preseason

    Yardbarker "Teddy Bridgewater has only been a Jet for a couple of months now, but trade rumors have been swarming pretty much non-stop since Bridgewater first signed with the team. Many have speculated that the New York could look to move Bridgewater if he shows he’s healthy during the preseason but..." June 09

  • Donald Trump asks NFL players to suggest people he should pardon

    WEEI Boston "Donald Trump discussed his plan for presidential pardons on Friday and made an offer to NFL players to suggest to him people he should pardon. "What I'm thinking to do, you have a lot of people in the NFL in particular ... they're not proud enough to stand for..." June 08

  • Ex-NFL TE Kellen Winslow Jr. reportedly arrested for burglary

    New York Daily News "Former Pro Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. was arrested on a felony charge of first-degree burglary Thursday afternoon in Encinitas, California, according to multiple reports. Winslow, 35, was arrested after police responded to a report of a possible burglary at a mobile home..." June 08

  • Jets safety Rontez Miles out 3-4 months after undergoing surgery to repair torn meniscus

    New York Daily News "Jets backup safety and core special teamer Rontez Miles will miss 3-4 months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus, according to a source. The injury paved the way for Gang Green to agree to terms with versatile veteran safety J.J. Wilcox, who recently worked out for the..." June 07

  • What should Jets expect from TE Jordan Leggett in 2018?

    SNY TV "Over the next few weeks, we're going to be looking back at last year's rookies in an effort to assess what their role will be in 2018 and where we can expect them to make improvements on what they brought to the table last year. What the Jets' coaching staff will hope to..." June 06

  • Rontez Miles (meniscus) out 3-4 months for N.Y. Jets "The New York Jets are down a safety. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Rontez Miles underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus. According to a source, the procedure is expected to shelve the veteran backstop for three to four..." June 06

  • Jordan Jenkins dealing with shoulder injury

    Pro Football Talk "Outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins has a shoulder injury that has kept him out of team drills in the Jets’ offseason workouts, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports. Jets coach Todd Bowles said Jenkins was “nicked up” but did not disclose details of the..." June 05

  • Todd Bowles calls DUI a ‘nationwide problem’ following player’s arrest

    Sportsnaut "New York Jets rookie right end Chris Herndon was arrested and charged with a DUI following an accident on Saturday. Jets’ coach Todd Bowles spoke about Herndon, and the general DUI problem in the United States. “DUI is a problem, nationwide. It’s not a football..." June 05

  • J.J. Wilcox Backs Out Of 49ers Deal, Will Sign With Jets

    Pro Football Rumors "J.J. Wilcox had a change of heart. After agreeing to a one-year deal with the 49ers on Tuesday morning, Wilcox has agreed in principle to a deal with the Jets, according to’s Adam Schefter (on Twitter).  Apparently, Wilcox decided that he wants to play for Jets..." June 05

  • Terrelle Pryor reportedly had ‘minor’ procedure on foot, will be ready for training camp

    Larry Brown Sports "Terrelle Pryor is looking to recover from yet another injury as he hopes to bounce back in 2018 with the New York Jets, and the latest foot issue should not keep him sidelined for very long. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Pryor had a “minor cleanup procedure” on..." June 05

  • Avery Williamson was 'offended' by his reduced role with the Titans last year

    CBS Sports "Through his first three years in the NFL, Avery Williamson was almost always on the field. He played 81 percent of the Tennessee Titans' defensive snaps as a rookie, per Pro Football Focus, then played 93 percent of the snaps during his second season and 83 percent during his..." June 04

  • Jets Rookie TE Chris Herndon Arrested, Charged With DWI

    NFL Trade Rumors "Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald reports that Jets rookie TE Chris Herndon was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after being involved in a car accident this past Saturday. According to the report, Herndon was driving a Nissan Armada and hit and..." June 04

  • Isaiah Crowell: Week in, week out, I never knew my role in the Browns’ offense

    New York Post "When Isaiah Crowell signed a three-year deal with the Jets in March, he did it hoping he found a home where he could be a featured back. “I want to be a big-time player here,” Crowell said. “I want to prove it to my coaches and my teammates that I’ve got what..." June 03

  • The Best Remaining NFL Free Agents

    Pro Football Rumors "The biggest names in this year’s free agent class such as Kirk Cousins, Sammy Watkins, Allen Robinson, and Trumaine Johnson have long been spoken for, but plenty of notable players remain on the board here in June. With a hat tip to James Palmer of" June 01

  • Jets' Beachum says team 'most likely' will lock arms for anthem next season

    SNY TV "With the NFL's new anthem policy in place for next season, the question most NFL beat writers are asking their respective teams is what will the players do now that fines are dished out for kneeling? The Jets didn't have anyone kneel in the past two seasons, but instead, the..." May 31

  • Is wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, the Jets' leader in receptions last season, on the roster bubble?

    New York Daily News "He's the blue-collar, lunch-pail, hard-hat guy who's easy to forget. He's the pro's pro, the real-talk veteran who quietly helps the younger players that you do like to talk about. He's invaluable even if it comes with little fanfare. It's easy for Jermaine..." May 31

  • NFL Owner Admits He Changed His Mind On National Anthem Policy Because of Trump

    12 Up "NFL owners may not all be in lock-step over issues surrounding player protests during the National Anthem, but it's clear that the American president has been a driving force in the conflict-- and has influenced at least a few owners' positions on the matter. Former..." May 30

  • Bowles says Darnold taking first-team reps 'is nothing to read into'

    SNY TV "The Jets took the field for their fourth OTA on Tuesday, and the biggest takeaway was Sam Darnold getting the most reps under center with the first team.  But head coach Todd Bowles warns not to dive deep into that storyline. He made sure to note that this has been done..." May 30

  • Jets players say CEO Christopher Johnson, who will pay any anthem fine this season, 'gets it'

    ESPN "After making national headlines last week at the NFL owners meetings by saying he won't discipline any player who violates the league's new national anthem policy, New York Jets CEO Christopher Johnson returned home and addressed his entire team the following day, reiterating his..." May 29

  • Sam Darnold receives first-team reps

    Sportsnaut "On a depth chart loaded with experience, New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold received his first taste of first-team reps on Monday May 29

  • Darron Lee not looking to be 'just some regular linebacker' in 2018

    SNY TV "Forget the Pro Bowl. Darron Lee has an even bigger goal entering this season.  Lee, who was the Jets' first-rounder back in 2016, hasn't been consistent in his dominant play to date. There have been times when Lee displays why the Jets took him in the first..." May 28

  • Jets Submitted Offer To Allen Hurns

    Pro Football Rumors "In signing Terrelle Pryor and Andre Roberts, the Jets added multiple free agent pieces at wide receiver this offseason. But they navigated through the negotiation process with Allen Hurns as well. One of several teams to be interested in Hurns after..." May 28

  • Teddy Bridgewater’s trade value ‘trending upward’

    Larry Brown Sports "Teddy Bridgewater was basically a forgotten man at the start of the offseason, and the New York Jets signed him to serve as an insurance policy and/or prove himself enough to inspire other teams to make trade offers. So far, he has shown he could be capable of accomplishing both of those goals..." May 27

  • Peter King: Jets chairman’s stance on anthem protest is ‘disgraceful’

    Newsday "Rep. Peter King said Saturday it was “disgraceful” for Jets chairman Christopher Johnson to say he would pay fines imposed by the NFL for team members who kneel during the national anthem. In a morning tweet, the Seaford Republican said Johnson’s stance was..." May 27

  • Jets rookie Nathan Shepherd thanks Nate Burleson for believing in him

    Pro Football Talk "Jets rookie Nathan Shepherd took a long and winding road to the NFL. He grew up in Canada, played college football at Simon Fraser University, and had to quit school and do odd jobs when he couldn’t afford the tuition. Eventually he found his way to Fort Hays State in Kansas,..." May 26