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New York Jets Select Georgia LB Jordan Jenkins in Third Round of 2016 NFL Draft
April 29th, 2016 at 10:55 PM
The New York Jets needed some young linebacker help coming into this draft and got some more with Georgia's Jordan Jenkins in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday night. They chose Ohio State's Darron Lee in the first round on Thursday night. The Jets have to be...

New York Jets Select Ohio State LB Darron Lee with 20th Pick in 2016 NFL Draft
April 28th, 2016 at 10:50 PM
The New York Jets resisted the temptation to take Memphis QB Paxton Lynch with the 20th overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft and chose Ohio State OLB Darron Lee. The selection was a bit of a surprise but the Jets are looking for linebacker help and Lee is one...

New York Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson Back Running, but His Destination is Still Unknown
April 22nd, 2016 at 9:14 AM
By this time next week, we'll know whether DE Muhammad Wilkerson will be a member of the New York Jets or not. The club is trying to find a home for the franchise-tagged Pro Bowler and their best bet will be to do so by next Thursday, when the first...

Jets One of Several Teams to Express Interest in Panthers’ Josh Norman; Unlikely to Afford Him
April 21st, 2016 at 11:41 AM
On Wednesday, the Carolina Panthers shocked the NFL when they rescinded their franchise tag on All Pro cornerback Josh Norman and officially made him a free agent. ***PHOTO1*** Norman was reportedly demanding in excess of $16 million per season in contract demands from the Panthers; a number the team was unwilling to...

New York Jets Exercise Fifth-Year Option on DL Sheldon Richardson
April 19th, 2016 at 9:16 AM
The New York Jets have exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of the their 2013 first round selection, DL Sheldon Richardson, who has proved to be both productive and versatile in his three seasons with the Jets. The deal insures Richardson will be with the Jets through the 2017...