Category: ‘Jets Front Office’

New York Jets Considering Reality of Starting Geno Smith as Ryan Fitzpatrick Looks Elsewhere
March 30th, 2016 at 4:55 PM
The New York Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick are no closer to signing a deal than they were when NFL free agency started at the beginning of the month. Instead of using more cap space to offer Fitzpatrick a contract, the Jets are reportedly considering giving Geno Smith his old job...

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...

Owner Woody Johnson Wants QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to “Come Back to the Jets”
March 22nd, 2016 at 10:30 AM
The New York Jets currently do not have the cap space to re-sign QB Ryan Fitzpatrick but are fortunate that no other team appears to be willing to sign him at the salary a player of his caliber warrants. The Jets have less than $3 million in salary cap room...

New York Jets Owner Woody Johnson on How to Win: “Good D, Baby”
March 22nd, 2016 at 8:30 AM
New York Jets owner Woody Johnson has remained in the background the past year after hiring Mike Maccagnan as his general manager and Todd Bowles as his head coach. He stated at NFL owners meeting on Monday that he was not pleased with missing the playoffs the past five seasons...

Mike Maccagnan Says the Jets are not “Actively Pursuing” a Trade of Muhammad Wilkerson
March 20th, 2016 at 10:00 AM
New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan told reporters this week that he is not "actively pursuing" a trade involving franchise-tagged DE Muhammad Wilkerson. The Pro Bowler is set to make $15.701 million this season, and the Jets have just under $3 million in cap space with several free agent...