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New York Jets Release Mike Goodson; All 2014 Draftees Now Signed
June 19th, 2014 at 11:22 AM
Last offseason one of the players that was signed by General Manager John Idzik was running back/kick returned Mike Goodson in the hopes that he would add speed to both areas. He was caught with a gun and drugs during a traffic stop and eventually suspended four games by the...

New York Jets: Nine Players from 2014 NFL Draft Signed
May 18th, 2014 at 12:12 PM
This past weekend NFL teams opened there rookie mini camps and the New York Jets did so with nine of there 12 draftees signed already. The only players who had not signed prior to mini-camp were safety Calvin Pryor and corner backs Dexter McDougle and Brandon Dixon. ***PHOTO1*** Now that the 2014...

New York Jets: 2014 Roster Number Assignments
May 15th, 2014 at 2:33 PM
Now that the 2014 NFL Draft is past and teams are starting to prepare for organized team activities (OTA's) and mini-camps, the New York Jets needed to assign numbers to all of there players drafted and added since last season. We also noted here the numbers for all the un-drafted...

New York Jets: Sign Eight Un-drafted Free Agents
May 13th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
At the conclusion of the 2014 NFL Draft on Saturday the New York Jets, along with the 31 other clubs, went through the process of contacting those who went un-drafted. They signed eight such players to help bring competition during OTA's, mini-camp and training camp in July. Of course these...

2014 NFL Draft: New York Jets Select Calvin Pryor
May 8th, 2014 at 10:20 PM
While far from a shocking selection, Louisville safety Calvin Pryor likely wasn't the player on the tips of New York Jets fans' tongues when the clock started for the No. 18 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Specifically, with so much attention on the team's need for offensive firepower, options...

New York Jets 2014 NFL Draft: Mock Draft 1.0
May 7th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
Now that the 2014 NFL Draft starts on Thursday with round one in prime time, we sum up our draft previews for the New York Jets with our only mock draft for all 12 selections. There are some additional players previewed here due to the Jets having the largest amount...

New York Jets 2014 NFL Draft Profiles: Linebackers and Offensive Line
May 5th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
In this final part of our 2014 NFL Draft player preview series we focus in on two positions that the New York Jets still have needs within, but are not as critical as those we have already profiled. With Calvin Pace aging on the outside and several reserve offensive lineman...

New York Jets 2014 NFL Draft Profiles: Safeties
April 25th, 2014 at 4:21 PM
Now with the 2014 NFL Draft just under two weeks away starting on May 8th in primetime we take a look at the other half of the secondary for the New York Jets. Here are some safeties that could potentially be good fits for the Jets, and if you missed...

New York Jets 2014 NFL Draft Profiles: Cornerbacks
April 23rd, 2014 at 1:55 PM
Now that the 2014 NFL Draft is less than three weeks the New York Jets front office, lead by general manager John Idzik is finalizing there draft strategy. We here at Jets101 will be looking into several key positional needs between now and then. We lead off with a look...

New York Jets: All 12 2014 NFL Draft Choices
April 21st, 2014 at 8:08 PM
As we are slated to begin a short series of player profiles for the 2014 NFL Draft in less than three weeks we will list out all of the New York Jets draft choices. The Jets will have 12 draft choices due to gaining one in the fourth round via...

New York Jets: Sign Jacoby Ford and Dimitri Patterson
April 1st, 2014 at 8:08 PM
On Tuesday the New York Jets made another small splash into the free agent market by signing wide receiver Jacoby Ford (Oakland) and corner back Dimitri Patterson (Miami) to add depth to the roster. These signings came on the heels of one other player visit on Monday as well. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday...

New York Jets: Michael Vick Coming in for Visit, Plus Re-signings
March 21st, 2014 at 8:06 AM
The New York Jets will have free agent quarterback Michael Vick in for a visit today and could sign him if the Jets see enough of the right stuff from Vick. It certainly will be the one signing that makes the biggest headlines, if it occurs, but is it right...

Darrelle Revis: Reported Signing with New England Patriots, Revis Camp Says not Yet
March 12th, 2014 at 9:34 PM
The major bombshell tonight in NFL Free Agency has been the reported signing of former New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis by the New England Patriots. The signing was reported by Adam Schefter of ESPN. However, John Geiger, Marketing and Business Manager for Darrelle Revis, tweeted to his followers that...

New York Jets: Now Ready to Make Big Splash in Free Agency?
March 11th, 2014 at 11:22 AM
In recent days the New York Jets have moved on from the most expensive players/contracts that were on their books. With the releases of Antonio Cromartie and Santonio Holmes they have freed up over $17.5 million to help them in the NFL free agent market place that opens today at...

New York Jets Release Antonio Cromartie as NFL Free Agency Nears
March 9th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
The New York Jets released Antonio Cromartie today after weeks of speculation that the move was inevitable. NFL free agency opens with the new league year on Tuesday and Antonio Cromartie was set to collect a major roster bonus shortly into the free agency period. Antonio Cromartie struggled with some...

New York Jets Re-Sign Ellis Lankster and Darrin Walls Ahead of Free Agency
March 6th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
On Wednesday the New York Jets started to address several of their own players ahead of the start of free agency next Tuesday, March 11, at 4:00 p.m. The team re-signed two of their veteran backup corner backs in Ellis Lankster and Darrin Walls. ***PHOTO1*** Last week the New York Jets kicked...

New York Jets’ Sheldon Richardson Named Defensive Rookie of the Year
February 1st, 2014 at 7:46 PM
New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has finally gotten his due for making a huge impact as a rookie. Late in the season Richardson went ahead and told everyone that he was the right choice for the 2013 Defensive Rookie of the Year. Most agreed, and tonight Sheldon Richardson...

Antonio Cromartie Will Not Need Hip Surgery, Has Not Talked to New York Jets About Restructuring Contract
January 30th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie made an appearance at Jets House in New York City to interact with both the fans and the media.  When speaking to reporters, he touched up on two topics that have many asking questions: the status of his hip and his contract situation.  Right away,...

New York Jets’ Nick Mangold, Antonio Cromartie Both on Team Rice for 2014 Pro Bowl
January 22nd, 2014 at 11:13 PM
New York Jets fans shouldn't be conflicted when they watch the 2014 Pro Bowl this weekend (don't act like you're not going to watch). Both Jets representatives - Nick Mangold and Antonio Cromartie - will be on Team Rice. The NFL decided to buck the AFC and NFC format for...

New York Jets’ Nick Mangold, Antonio Cromartie Headed to 2014 Pro Bowl
January 20th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
Nick Mangold and Antonio Cromartie of the New York Jets are headed to the 2014 Pro Bowl in Hawaii this weekend as replacement players. Nick Mangold was the first alternate at center when the initial rosters were released, Cromartie the second alternate at cornerback. With Aqib Talib of the New...