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  • Sam Darnold Blames Himself for TNF Loss

    The Sports Post "Thursday night, the Cleveland Browns won their first game since December 2016. But it didn’t look like going that way early on. After all, Browns QB Tyrod Taylor didn’t play well at all. Then he appeared to suffer a concussion late in the first half, ultimately giving way to No. 1..." September 22

  • Todd Bowles: Sam Darnold grew a lot Thursday night

    Pro Football Talk "After Thursday night’s loss to the Browns, Jets head coach Todd Bowles said blame for the loss fell entirely on his shoulders. Bowles is unlikely to find a lack of agreement with that assessment, but quarterback Sam Darnold did deem his performance “not..." September 21

  • Despite contract extension, feeling around Jets is Todd Bowles isn't that safe

    SNY TV "Todd Bowles isn't going anywhere any time soon. He signed a contract extension just nine months ago, and while that doesn't give him a free pass through the end of the deal in 2020, he certainly gets a pass through these first three games. How much longer he gets, though,..." September 21

  • Jets critical of Isaiah Crowell's 'inexcusable' celebration

    247 Sports "Running back Isaiah Crowell entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Cleveland Browns in 2014. The Browns decided to part ways with Crowell in the off-season after four seasons together. The team had stuck by his side during a time where he posted an inappropriate..." September 21

  • Todd Bowles is on the clock now after this Jets disaster

    New York Post "Todd Bowles did one thing right Thursday night. One. When the game was over, when the Browns had turned 14-0 down into 21-17 up, cracking open Victory Fridges all over this town, when his team had been dutifully chased back to the visitors’ locker room at FirstEnergy Stadium, the head..." September 21

  • When players went on strike for better benefits, Eric Dickerson undermined them

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Dickerson is now speaking out for the idea that Hall of Fame players should be paid $300,000 a year in retirement. But when Dickerson was an active player, supporting the retired players was not his concern. In 1987, the NFL players went on strike, and among the key pieces of..." September 20

  • Jets Waive WR ArDarius Stewart

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets have waived wide receiver ArDarius Stewart, according to a club announcement. Stewart was set to return from a two-game PED suspension this week, but the Jets opted to cut Stewart instead of releasing another player to make room for him.  Stewart, the Jets’..." September 19

  • Sam Darnold admits he had expected to be drafted by Browns

    Larry Brown Sports "The Cleveland Browns didn’t tip their hand in the buildup to the NFL Draft as to who they’d take first overall, which certainly left some players under the impression that they’d be the pick. Quarterback Sam Darnold was one of them, as the Browns vetted him heavily..." September 19

  • Eric Dickerson: NFL should pay each Hall of Famer $300,000 a year

    Pro Football Talk "When Eric Dickerson released a statement calling for an annual salary for Hall of Famers, he didn’t say what that salary should be. But now he has given a dollar amount of $300,000 annually. “If it was up to me, I think every Hall of Famer would get about..." September 19

  • Jets not trading for WR Josh Gordon is a blessing in disguise

    SNY TV "Josh Gordon is a tantalizing prospect. He's a 6-foot-3, 225-pound receiver who once had an incredible, 87-catch, 1,646-yard, nine-touchdown performance in a season in which he played only 14 games. That was supposed to be only a scratch in the surface of his great talent. And he's..." September 18

  • Browns hope to use pre-draft work on Sam Darnold to their advantage

    Clevelandbrowns.com "The Browns spent months studying, evaluating and dissecting Sam Darnold, the NFL Draft prospect.  They hope that research gives them an edge when they face Sam Darnold, the rookie and Jets starting quarterback, when New York comes to town Thursday..." September 18

  • Group of NFL Hall of Famers demands an annual salary and health benefits

    Pro Football Talk "A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers are arguing that every member of the Hall of Fame should be paid an annual salary and given health insurance. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro..." September 18

  • Dolphins enter matchup with Jets with recent success against rookie QBs on their side

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Safety T.J. McDonald, a former USC standout, has fond memories of laying a hit or two on former Trojans quarterback Carson Palmer in NFC West matchups in the past. On Sunday, McDonald and the Miami Dolphins defense will get their chance to do..." September 16

  • Has there ever been a Jets home opener like this? Actually…

    New York Post "It’s always tricky manipulating the memories of the masses. You know how you hear players or coaches periodically complain after an especially pointed question, “Please don’t put words in my mouth” — often as not deleting the “please”..." September 16

  • Jets continue search for impact pass-rusher, would have topped Bears' offer for Khalil Mack

    CBS Sports "The New York Jets, rebuffed in their attempts to trade for Khalil Mack and Dante Fowler this summer, remain adamant about adding pass-rushing talent and will continue to explore trades and signings, according to league sources. The team will continue a creative approach..." September 16

  • Christopher Johnson hopes to keep role in Jets once brother Woody returns

    Yardbarker "When Jets owner Woody Johnson accepted the role as ambassador to the U.K., he left the team under the leadership of his brother Christopher. Given the relative success and cultural improvements the organization has seen under Christopher’s watch, there’s been a lot of..." September 16

  • Jets work out DL Adolphus Washington

    Yardbarker "Adolphus Washington may not be out of a job too long as the defensive lineman worked out for the Jets today, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN (Twitter link).  The former Ohio State star was taken by the Bills in the third round, 80th overall, of the 2016 draft. He was cut just..." September 15

  • Sam Darnold’s receiving corps expected to get a bit deeper

    New York Post "Sam Darnold’s stellar career-opening performance was even more impressive when you consider he didn’t have one of his top weapons. But that most likely won’t be the case in his home debut at MetLife Stadium. Jermaine Kearse, sidelined by an abdominal strain,..." September 15

  • Fireman Ed will reportedly return for one day to lead 'J-E-T-S' chants at Jets' home opener

    National Football Post "Ed Anzalone, better known as New York Jets superfan Fireman Ed, is coming out of “retirement” to pump up the team for Sunday’s home opener. Anzalone did away with his Fireman Ed gimmick in 2012 on the night of the infamous “Butt Fumble” game. He..." September 15

  • Is Quincy Enunwa on verge of big payday in 2019? Will he stay with Jets?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa was a sixth-round draft pick in 2014 who made just $2.3 million combined in his first four seasons -- not a ton by NFL standards.  Now, he could be on the verge of a significant payday next offseason, when he is scheduled..." September 14

  • Jets embracing not having 1 go-to guy at receiver, running back

    New York Post "Even the most ardent Jets fan had to wonder and worry before the season began: —?Who’s going to be the No. 1 receiver? —?Who’s going to be the No. 1 running back? Outside of quarterback Sam Darnold, the No. 3-overall pick in the draft, the..." September 14

  • Did Giants make mistake in passing up Sam Darnold? Only Eli Manning can end narrative

    USA Today "Two signature moments of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning's career — both literally and figuratively — have come in road victories at Dallas. He was superb in leading the Giants' 33-31 triumph nine years ago in the grand opening..." September 13

  • Alabama had an NFL-high 44 players on Week One rosters

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama has been the top program in college football in recent years, so it’s unsurprising that the Crimson Tide have put more players into the NFL than any other college team. Alabama had 44 players on Week One rosters, the most of any college. After Alabama were a..." September 13

  • Todd Bowles not buying into the Sam Darnold hype

    Yardbarker "The New York Jets and their fans have to be downright giddy following what they saw from rookie quarterback Sam Darnold in the season opener against the Detroit Lions Monday night. After throwing a pick-six to open the game, Darnold led the Jets to 48 of the game’s final 58..." September 12

  • Did Giants make mistake in passing up Sam Darnold? Only Eli Manning can end narrative

    USA Today "Two signature moments of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning's career — both literally and figuratively — have come in road victories at Dallas. He was superb in leading the Giants' 33-31 triumph nine years ago in the grand opening..." September 12

  • Christopher Johnson: I had no say in Sam Darnold starting, I’m not Jerry Jones

    Pro Football Talk "Unlike some NFL owners, Jets acting chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson is taking a hands-off approach to the football decisions. Johnson told reporters today that he wasn’t involved in the decision to make Sam Darnold the starting quarterback over Josh..." September 12

  • Todd Bowles: We were well prepared, don’t think we knew plays per se

    Pro Football Talk "After the Jets beat the Lions on Monday night, linebacker Darron Lee said that the defense was “calling out their plays” when quarterback Matthew Stafford brought the Detroit offense to the line. Lee said the Jets knew the team’s hand signals and “were in his..." September 11

  • Sam Darnold shows why he can be star Jets have waited for

    New York Post "When Jets 48, Lions 17 was over, Sam Darnold walked out of the visiting locker room into the arms of his beaming mother and father. “Very proud,” Mike Darnold said. It was deafening inside Ford Field as Sam Darnold began bootlegging to his right, then throwing..." September 11

  • Jets LB Darron Lee says team 'knew everything' about Lions' signals, plays

    USA Today "Golden Tate motioned a few steps to his right, and as Matthew Stafford looked his way, New York Jets cornerback Morris Claiborne began pointing emphatically towards the middle of the field. Tate had come closer to the line of the scrimmage to run a pick route on Jets linebacker Darron..." September 11

  • One helmet rule penalty was called through 14 games

    NFL.com "The offseason angst over the revised helmet-to-helmet hitting policy slowed to a sputter as real games began. Through 14 regular season games -- with two Monday night tilts to be played -- referees penalized one player for a use of helmet foul, per league..." September 10

  • 49ers, Jets, Packers also were in on Khalil Mack

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams volunteered that they tried to get Khalil Mack away from the Raiders. So who else was chasing the best quarterback chaser in the NFL other than the Rams and his new team, the Bears? According to Jay Glazer of FOX, the other potential serious suitors for Mack were the Jets,..." September 09

  • Nathan Shepherd is the other rookie starter for the Jets in Week 1

    Newsday "Two rookies are listed as starters on the Jets’ depth chart for Monday night’s opener against the Lions. One of them is quarterback Sam Darnold. The other has gotten somewhat less attention. That would be defensive lineman Nathan Shepherd, a Canadian who played at Simon..." September 08

  • Jets list Jermaine Kearse as doubtful for Monday night

    Pro Football Talk "Sam Darnold won’t have a full complement of weapons at his disposal when he makes his debut as the Jets’ starting quarterback on Monday night. The Jets have listed wide receiver Jermaine Kearse as doubtful to play at Detroit. Kearse has been limited in practice with an..." September 08

  • Trump continues crusade against Nike amid ‘Just Do It’ campaign

    New York Post "President Trump on Friday morning took a swipe at Nike, which aired its highly anticipated ad featuring Colin Kaepernick during the NFL season opener the night before. “What was Nike thinking?” the president wondered on Twitter shortly before 7..." September 07

  • John Simon Visits Jets

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets’ search for additional outside linebacker help will now include John Simon. The edge defender made the Jets his first free agent visit since being released by the Colts, Field Yates of ESPN.com reports (on Twitter). Simon spent one season with the Colts, but in their..." September 06

  • Jason Myers To Open Season As Jets’ Kicker

    Pro Football Rumors "The procession of kickers to come through the Jets facility this week did not make Jason Myers’ status as the team’s kicker too solid. But it appears he’s held off the free agents who stopped by this week. Todd Bowles said (via Brian Costello of the New York Post, on..." September 06

  • Jets Work Out Hau’oli Kikaha, Charles Tapper

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets worked out edge rushers Hau’oli Kikaha and Charles Tapper and cornerback Josh Robinson on Wednesday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (Twitter link) and Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News (Twitter link). Kikaha was the 44th overall..." September 06

  • Jets To Work Out Roberto Aguayo

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets continue to cycle through options at kicker in advance of their regular-season opener. Roberto Aguayo has a workout scheduled with the team on Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN.com tweets. " September 05

  • NFL projected to make more than $2 billion a year from legalized gambling

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has long been resistant to the idea of legalized sports wagering — at least when making statements in public. But privately, team owners and league executives must be licking their chops. ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Wednesday shared some of the results of a poll..." September 05

  • Jets Hosted QB Connor Cook For Visit

    NFL Trade Rumors "Pro Football Talk reports that the Jets brought in former Raiders QB Connor Cook for a visit on Tuesday along with Davis Webb. However, New York elected to sign Webb to their practice squad, so the odds of Cook ending up with the Jets aren’t very good right..." September 05

  • Sam Darnold calls being named Jets’ starter ‘an amazing feeling’

    Sportress of Blogitude "The New York Jets saw enough out of San Darnold throughout offseason activities, training camp and preseason games to anoint him the team’s starting quarterback. The third overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft admitted Tuesday that learning the news on Monday was “an amazing..." September 04

  • Jets Sign QB Davis Webb to Their Practice Squad

    New York Jets "The Jets have made a quarterback swap on their practice squad, signing former Giants QB Davis Webb and terminating QB John Wolford. Webb (6'5", 230) was the Giants' third-round selection, No. 87 overall, in the 2017 draft out of California, where he played only his senior..." September 04

  • Josh McCown is everything Sam Darnold could ask for in a mentor

    New York Post "Josh McCown spoke to reporters Monday before coach Todd Bowles announced Sam Darnold was the new Jets starting quarterback. But for 12 minutes, McCown fielded question after question about Darnold and a few times began his answers with a big smile and, “If Sam is the starter..." September 04

  • Jets Sign Four Players to Their Practice Squad

    New York Jets "The Jets added four players — DBs Brandon Bryant and Jeremy Clark and LBs Frankie Luvu and Anthony Wint — to their 10-man practice squad after finalizing their 53-man roster Saturday night. All four players spent the summer with the Green & White. Bryant..." September 03

  • Jets working out kicker Matt McCrane, too

    Pro Football Talk "It does not appear the Jets’ kicking situation is solidified, so Jason Myers should hold off getting too comfortable. Myers beat out Taylor Bertolet in the preseason, making field goals of 58, 43 and 20 yards and converting an extra point after the Jets claimed him off..." September 03

  • Jets place Elijah McGuire on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "Jets head coach Todd Bowles said late last month that running back Elijah McGuire would not be ready to play in Week One due to a foot injury and suggested he might be a candidate for injured reserve with a chance to return later in the year. That’s the route the Jets have..." September 03

  • Todd Bowles: Sam Darnold “kept his head down and he earned it”

    Pro Football Talk "Signs started pointing to Sam Darnold as the Jets starting quarterback a while ago, but head coach Todd Bowles did not go public with that choice until Monday. Bowles said at a press conference that the team did not rush Darnold, their first-round pick in this year’s draft, but..." September 03

  • Sam Darnold Officially Named Jets' Starting QB

    Bleacher Report "The New York Jets announced Monday that rookie quarterback Sam Darnold will officially be the team's starting quarterback for the Week 1 game against the Detroit Lions. "We feel like he gives us a good chance to win," head coach Todd Bowles explained, per Ralph Vacchiano..." September 03

  • Jets Sign DE Jeremiah Attaochu

    Pro Football Rumors "A day after bringing him in for a visit, the Jets are signing defensive end Jeremiah Attaochu, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network (Twitter link). The Jets have been looking for pass-rushing help all offseason, and finally found someone they felt good about. After losing out on the Khalil..." September 03

  • Jets Likely To Sign Dan Bailey

    Pro Football Rumors "Yesterday it was announced that recently released kicker Dan Bailey would be traveling to New York for a workout with the Jets, and now it appears likely that the team will sign the former Cowboy. “Barring an unexpected poor workout, NYJ will offer Bailey a deal to sign and..." September 03