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New York Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson Named to All-Pro Second Team
January 3rd, 2014 at 11:36 PM
New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson has been selected as a second team All-Pro, a deserving honor for one of the top defensive ends in the NFL. Wilkerson has been exceptionally productive in a system that doesn't typically produce major numbers at his position. Muhammad Wilkerson was included at...

New York Jets’ Mark Sanchez to Start Against Jacksonville Jaguars
August 15th, 2013 at 3:16 PM
The New York Jets announced today that Mark Sanchez will start at quarterback this Saturday when the team takes on the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium. The news comes on the heels of a rough week for Geno Smith, including multiple interceptions in practice yesterday. Smith is still recovering from...

New York Jets Re-sign Running Back Kahlil Bell; Release John Griffin
August 11th, 2013 at 7:52 PM
On Sunday the New York Jets continued to tweak their roster be re-signing running back Kahlil Bell and releasing running back John Griffin. The Jets also added wide receiver Rahsaan Vaughn after waiving two injured wide receivers in Marcus Davis and Vidal Hazelton. ***PHOTO1*** After the first preseason game, a 26-17 loss...

New York Jets Running Back Joe McKnight Arrested for Outstanding Traffic Warrants
August 10th, 2013 at 9:01 PM
Police stopped New York Jets running back Joe McKnight on July 30, which resulted in his arrest for two outstanding traffic warrants.  He was stopped in Hanover Township, New Jersey, which was an off day for the players from training camp.  According to Police Chief Steve Gallagher he was pulled...

New York Jets at Detroit Lions, NFL Preseason Week One: What to Watch For
August 9th, 2013 at 6:19 PM
The New York Jets open up their 2013 preseason schedule in Detroit tonight versus the Detroit Lions. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m. at Ford Field. Not all Jets fans will be able to watch the team take the field in a game setting for the first time this...

Josh Cribbs: New York Jets Among Four Teams in the Running for Wide Reciever
May 14th, 2013 at 10:09 AM
Josh Cribbs has completed his visits with interested NFL teams and is expected to make a decision on where he will play this season over the next few days. The New York Jets are one of the four teams that Josh Cribbs visited and is considering, along with the New...

New York Jets 2013 Preseason Schedule Announced
April 4th, 2013 at 4:29 PM
The NFL released preseason schedules for the 2013 preseason, including the New York Jets. The Jets will visit the Detroit Lions, host the Jacksonville Jaguars, play an away game at MetLife Stadium against the New York Giants and play host to the Philadelphia Eagles. The Giants and Eagles are annual...

Matt Flynn: New York Jets Quarterback Options
February 10th, 2013 at 8:10 PM
Continuing down the list of potential quarterback targets for the New York Jets, another player from John Idzik's time with the Seattle Seahawks appears. Matt Flynn became a very popular player for teams in need of quarterback help after an explosive performance against the Detroit Lions in Week 17 of...

Marty Mornhinweg Hired as New York Jets Offensive Coordinator
January 18th, 2013 at 5:58 PM
The New York Jets are making big moves today, hiring John Idzik as general manager and now hiring Marty Mornhinweg as their new offensive coordinator. Marry Mornhinweg was the offensive coordinator for Andy Reid last season with the Philadelphia Eagles. This will probably kick up some Mike Vick talk in...

New York Jets Look Back Series: New York Jets 1997 Season
November 28th, 2012 at 5:07 PM
Even before the 1997 season started the New York Jets made a bold move in hiring Bill Parcells away from the New England Patriots to be their head coach. This season would start the Jets return to more national prominence after decades of mostly losing seasons. ***PHOTO1*** Originally the New York Jets...

New York Jets Sign Cornerback Aaron Berry
October 1st, 2012 at 12:37 PM
The New York Jets have signed cornerback Aaron Berry, a desperate move that suggests the team doesn't trust Kyle Wilson. The Jets are still scrambling to replace Darrelle Revis, even using Joe McKnight at cornerback yesterday in the 34-0 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at MetLife Stadium. Kyle Wilson,...

New York Jets Interested in Safety DeAngelo Smith?
April 11th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
There have been a few reports about the New York Jets potentially being interested in safety DeAngelo Smith. Smith basically confirmed that there has been contact between the two parties via his Twitter account when asked by a fan. ***PHOTO2*** ***PHOTO1*** The next thing that needs to be addressed: Who is DeAngelo Smith...

New York Jets Sign Quarterback Drew Stanton
March 16th, 2012 at 3:33 PM
The New York Jets have found their backup quarterback for Mark Sanchez, signing former Detroit Lions backup quarterback Drew Stanton. The Jets were hot on Stanton from the outset of free agency, convinced that he's the guy to backup Sanchez. Stanton was a highly-touted quarterback at Michigan State, but injuries...

New York Jets: What Should They Do with Nick Folk and T.J. Conley?
March 5th, 2012 at 8:30 AM
The Peyton Manning sweepstakes and searches for the next pass rusher and safety are not the only items on the off-season checklist for the New York Jets.  So much has been said about these topics that people seem to forget that the states of the kicker and punter positions need...

Plaxico Burress Named Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year
January 25th, 2012 at 10:51 AM
Plaxico Burress has been named Comeback Player of the Year by the Sporting News. Burress missed two seasons while serving prison time on a gun charge before signing with the New York Jets during the abbreviated free agency period following the NFL Lockout. The Jets signed Burress to provide a...

LaDainian Tomlinson Sounds Off About New York Jets Locker Room Issues, Santonio Holmes and Mark Sanchez
January 18th, 2012 at 8:12 PM
Just when it seemed like the details about the issues in the New York Jets locker room were out in the open, LaDainian Tomlinson sounded off to Showtime's "Inside the NFL." Tomlinson spoke about the Jets locker room being the worst he's been around, and the bad blood between Mark...

Dose of Reality Needed for the New York Jets?
December 26th, 2011 at 12:00 PM
The New York Jets are 8-7 heading into the final weekend of the 2011 NFL season, needing a win over the Miami Dolphins and some not-so-impossible help around the league to sneak into the playoffs for the third consecutive season. Still, the chatter from the detractors of Rex Ryan and...

Captain Comeback and Tone Time: Mark Sanchez and Santonio Holmes Come up Big in the Clutch
December 7th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has had a knack for getting it done when the game is on the line since he came into the NFL a few seasons ago. As Sanchez has grown as a quarterback, we've seen his penchant for fourth quarter comebacks change the mindset when...

Matt Slauson Says Former Nebraska Teammate Ndamukong Suh is “Out of Control”
November 26th, 2011 at 10:20 AM
New York Jets guard Matt Slauson went against Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh every day in practice during their time together as Nebraska Cornhuskers. Slauson is far from Suh's biggest fan, and he made his opinion of Suh heard after the latest incident involving the Lions star and his...