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New York Jets: Salary Cap and Potential Savings Before Free Agency
February 12th, 2014 at 8:45 PM
Now that the Super Bowl is over all NFL teams are in there offseason heading towards the NFL Combine in about 10 days, and free agency is just under a month away. The New York Jets will likely be active then to add some key players before the 2014 NFL...

New York Jets 2014 Free Agent Tote Board: Restricted, Unrestricted and Exclusive Rights
January 13th, 2014 at 10:11 PM
Now that the New York Jets are well into the offseason following their 8-8 record in 2013, we can take a look at all of the players who are free agents for the club in 2014. There are several key starters and quality reserves that will hopefully be brought back...

New York Jets Look Back Series: 2013 New York Jets Season
January 7th, 2014 at 11:37 PM
As fans of the New York Jets should know, they finished the 2013 regular season with an 8-8 record, a two-game improvement over the 6-10 record they finished with in 2012. Head coach Rex Ryan was retained by owner Woody Johnson and first season Jets general manager John Idzik can...

New York Jets Eliminated from Playoff Contention: Time to Look Forward to 2014
December 17th, 2013 at 11:54 PM
The New York Jets have officially been eliminated from playoff contention by way of the 61-yard field goal by Justin Tuck of the Baltimore Ravens that gave Baltimore an 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions. At 6-8, the best the Jets can hope to do is tie the currently 8-6...

New York Jets to Sign Ed Reed
November 14th, 2013 at 12:39 PM
The New York Jets have reached an agreement with free agent safety Ed Reed, who cleared waivers last night after being released by the Houston Texans. Ed Reed has a strong personal relationship with Jets head coach Rex Ryan from their time together with the Baltimore Ravens. Ed Reed will...

New York Jets Sign Kicker Dan Carpenter; Release Billy Cundiff and Hayden Smith
August 27th, 2013 at 11:21 PM
On Tuesday the New York Jets continued to tweak their 75-man roster with the signing of kicker Dan Carpenter, formerly of the Miami Dolphins. In turn they released kicker Billy Cundiff, and somewhat surprisingly last night they also released tight end Hayden Smith. ***PHOTO1*** Thursday night as the New York Jets close...

New York Jets’ Mike Goodson Still Expected to Report to Team
August 20th, 2013 at 11:31 AM
Currently on the reserve-did not report list, Mike Goodson has become an afterthought for the New York Jets this preseason. The saga of Mike Goodson has become lost in the shuffle as the quarterback competition, the Santonio Holmes injury, the recent news about Quinton Coples and the team's overall performance...

New York Jets: Roster Tweaking Continues Prior to Training Camp
July 23rd, 2013 at 11:36 PM
As the New York Jets begin to get ready for the opening of their 2013 Training Camp this Friday, they continued to tweak their 90-man roster. Free agent Billy Cundiff was brought in to provide a real competitor to Nick Folk at the kicker position during training camp and the...

New York Jets: More 2013 Roster News and Notes
June 20th, 2013 at 9:09 AM
After a tryout last week during the New York Jets mini camp the team added oft-injured tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. Since the roster was at the maximum of 90 players, they did have to have a corresponding move to make room for Winslow. On Monday the Jets released long...

New York Jets General Manager John Idzik Defends Offseason Signings of David Garrard, Mike Goodson
June 13th, 2013 at 10:50 PM
Reasonable observers knew that the New York Jets needed to hit the reset button if they planned on building the team back up the right way. Lack of talent combined with a lack of salary cap space will do that to a franchise. That's exactly what the Jets did this...

New York Jets: Predicting the 53 Man Roster to Open 2013 Season
May 20th, 2013 at 8:05 PM
As the New York Jets start their organized team activities on Monday we here at Jets 101 will dust off our crystal ball and take a look at how the current 87 signed players, plus three unsigned draft choices, will coalesce into an opening game 53-man roster. The departure of...

New York Jets: 2013 Roster News and Notes
May 13th, 2013 at 8:05 AM
The 2013 version of the New York Jets is starting to take some shape as two more of the 2013 NFL Draftees were signed: offensive tackle Oday Aboushi, their fifth round choice, and sixth round selection defensive tackle/offensive guard William Campbell. This leaves the Jets first three draft choices, including...

Brad Smith Could Be Cut: Return to the New York Jets in the Works?
May 12th, 2013 at 3:43 PM
Brad Smith was a do everything player during his time with the New York Jets, earning a role as the team's proverbial Swiss Army Knife. He filled vital roles on special teams, including kickoff return man and personal protector on the punt team. Brad Smith also moonlighted as the team's...

Josh Cribbs Visits New York Jets, Joe McKnight in Danger of Being Cut?
May 9th, 2013 at 7:51 PM
Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver and kick returner Josh Cribbs visited the New York Jets on Wednesday, one of the stops on his current tour of NFL teams before deciding where he will play in 2013. The Jets are looking for some depth at wide receiver and are in the...

New York Jets: Sign Braylon Edwards or Ramses Barden?
May 4th, 2013 at 10:13 AM
The New York Jets are still looking to fill needs on their roster following the 2013 NFL Draft, meaning its time for John Idzik to scour the scraps remaining on the free agent market. The Jets would like to round out their receiving corps with some size, and the two...

New York Jets Sign 16 Undrafted Free Agents
April 30th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
Since the conclusion of the 2013 NFL Draft late on Saturday the New York Jets have been busy contacting undrafted college talent. To add to the roster they signed a total of 16 free agents that went undrafted last week. ***PHOTO1*** Wide Receivers: Ryan Spadola/Lehigh: six-foot, three-inches, 200 pounds KJ Stroud/Bethune-Cookman: six-foot, three-inches, 205...

New York Jets 2013 NFL Draft: Spotlight on Running Backs and Receivers
April 20th, 2013 at 8:21 PM
This will be the final in our draft spotlight series focusing on running backs and wide receivers. The New York Jets definitely need more playmakers on offense, and there is one that we will mention here that would certainly add that to the roster. Just before the 2013 NFL Draft...

New York Jets 2013 NFL Draft: Spotlight on Tight Ends
April 17th, 2013 at 9:34 AM
As we continue to sharpen our focus on the 2013 NFL Draft which starts next Thursday, April 25th, the New York Jets have a need for a new starting tight end with the departure of Dustin Keller. We will look at some prospects in the second and third round who...

New York Jets 2013 NFL Draft: Spotlight on Defensive Backfield
April 12th, 2013 at 12:52 PM
In this third part of our spotlight series on the biggest areas of need for the New York Jets in the 2013 NFL Draft, we will focus on the defensive backfield. The Jets have added a Landry, LaRon brother's Dawan Landry, as LaRon went to the Colts and Yeremiah Bell...

New York Jets 2013 NFL Draft: Spotlight on Offensive Linemen
April 10th, 2013 at 9:30 PM
As the 2013 NFL Draft rapidly approaches the New York Jets should be looking to add a guard in the first few rounds to fill another need. Willie Colon was brought in, while Matt Slauson left and joined the Bears, with Brandon Moore still being available on the free agent...