Category: ‘Special Teams’

New York Jets Sign CFL Linebacker Freddie Bishop III, Kicker Kyle Brindza to Reserve/Future Contracts, Report
February 5th, 2016 at 5:11 PM
The New York Jets are still working on building their 90-man roster for the start of training camp. This time, they picked up a Canadian Football League linebacker out of Central Michigan. Freddie Bishop III signed with the Detroit Lions after going undrafted in 2013, but was released before training...

New York Jets to Hire Indianapolis Colts’ Brant Boyer as Special Teams Coordinator
February 2nd, 2016 at 9:41 PM
The New York Jets were in search for their next special teams coordinator after they fired Bobby April after the 2015 season and on Tuesday night, the Jets found their guy. ***PHOTO1*** The Jets will hire Indianapolis Colts assistant special teams coach Brant Boyer as their special teams coordinator; as Adam Caplan...

New York Jets Still Seeking to Hire a New Special Teams Coordinator for 2016 Season
January 18th, 2016 at 12:43 PM
The New York Jets are still in the market for a new special teams coordinator after parting ways with Bobby April and his assistant, Steve Hagen, earlier this month. There were rumors that the Jets were close to bringing in former Atlanta Falcons' special teams coach Keith Armstrong, a long...

Tennessee Titans Set to Hire Former New York Jets Special Teams Coach Bobby April
January 17th, 2016 at 11:55 AM
Recently released New York Jets special teams coach Bobby April is reportedly being hired for the same position with the Tennessee Titans. April was fired after the Jets special teams produced less than desirable results in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** In his final press conference, head coach Todd Bowles was asked if he was...

New York Jets Sign WR/KR Chandler Worthy to Reserve/Future Contract
January 13th, 2016 at 3:43 PM
The New York Jets have wasted no time getting their reserve/future contracts up and running. They've already signed a slew of players, and yesterday they added one more: Chandler Worthy, a combination wide receiver and kick returner out of Troy University. ***PHOTO1*** At 5'9", 173 pounds, Worthy is the 15th player to...