Category: ‘Linebackers’

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 Reach Agreement with Free Agent Linebacker Bruce Carter
April 3rd, 2016 at 9:28 AM
The New York Jets continue to add under-the-radar pieces through free agency, signing veteran linebacker Bruce Carter to a one-year contract. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. ***PHOTO1*** Carter played hid first four seasons for the Dallas Cowboys and was the 40th overall selection out of North Carolina in the...

New York Jets to Meet with Linebacker Bruce Carter, Report
March 30th, 2016 at 4:04 PM
New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan said that one of the things the team wanted to focus on during free agency was beefing up the defensive line and upgrading the linebacker position. According to Ian Rappaport of NFL Network and, the Jets will get a visit from linebacker...

New York Jets Bring Back LB Erin Henderson on a Two-Year, $3.1 Million Deal
March 24th, 2016 at 8:29 AM
The New York Jets added back another piece to their defense with the signing of LB Erin Henderson to a two-year, $3.1 million contract. Henderson can earn another $1.9 million through incentives. He replaced Demario Davis, one of the Jets' top tacklers the past several seasons, late in the year...