Jets Rumors & News

  • Nick Mangold received absurd amount of money to show up to Jets camp

    Sporting News "We all know athletes get paid a ridiculous amount of money, but some of the intricacies included in their contracts can be surprising. Like Jets center Nick Mangold getting $2.4 million just for showing up to training camp Wednesday. Reporting bonuses aren't too common, and especially not at..." July 27

  • Jets Sign Darron Lee

    Gang Green Nation "The Jets have signed first round pick Darron Lee a day before the first practice of training camp. This means the Jets essentially gave Lee what he wanted. I am glad to see the Jets come around. This standoff wasn't about money. The terms of the deal were largely set by the rookie wage..." July 27

  • Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick finally re-signs, ending lengthy contract standoff, per reports

    Newark Star-Ledger "At long last, the Jets have re-signed free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. According to multiple reports, the Jets gave Fitzpatrick a one-year, $12 million contract that is fully guaranteed. Fitzpatrick and the Jets were locked in a protracted contract standoff that dragged on all..." July 27

  • Jets players told not to discuss Ryan Fitzpatrick situation

    Sportress of Blogitude "With the contract stalemate between Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets becoming more dire and dysfunctional by the day, players not surprisingly are being inundated with questions about the protracted drama. But don't expect it to last for long, as Jets running back Matt Forte indicated..." July 27

  • Who reaches Super Bowl LI? 2016 NFL record projections for all 32 teams

    USA Today "Heading into training camps, all 32 NFL teams have essentially taken shape. So before injuries, benchings, firings, (more) suspensions and hot streaks start shaping the 2016 season, here's USA TODAY Sports' annual projection of how the season will unfold with record projections for each team based..." July 27

  • Jets Signing Veteran RB Bernard Pierce

    NFL Trade Rumors "Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Jets are signing veteran RB Bernard Pierce to a contract on Wednesday. It’s worth mentioning that Pierce is suspended for the first two games of the 2016 season. The Jets currently have Matt Forte, Bilal Powell, Khiry Robinson, Zac..." July 27

  • Jets, Fitzpatrick still not close

    Pro Football Talk "When the Jets swooped in at the eleventh hour and signed franchise-tagged defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson to a long-term deal just before the deadline for doing so, many interpreted the move as a sign that, eventually, the Jets would do the same thing with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The..." July 27

  • Report: Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick Unlikely to Reach Deal Before Training Camp Starts

    Gang Green Nation "Ian Rapoport says the Jets are unlikely to reach an agreement on a contract with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick before training camp begins. Mike Maccagnan said earlier in the offseason that training camp would be the deadline for a Fitzpatrick deal, although Todd Bowles later walked back those..." July 26

  • Brandon Marshall, Ryan Fitzpatrick meet in Chicago "Brandon Marshall might have slept a little easier last night. The wide receiver, scared to his core last week by his suddenly radio silent free-agent quarterback, reconnected lines of communication with his "guy" Monday night." July 26

  • Cromartie denies retirement reports: 'I've been busting my ass'

    The Score "So much for those reports of Antonio Cromartie's impending retirement. Reports surfaced Monday that hip problems could force the veteran cornerback to hang up his cleats after 10 seasons in the league. Cromartie addressed those reports on Twitter." July 25

  • Hip injury may keep Antonio Cromartie from playing again

    Pro Football Talk "Antonio Cromartie is one of the best free agents available as training camps open, but his days in the NFL may be done. Concerns about his hip may keep Cromartie from ever playing again, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports." July 25

  • Jets have given Ryan Fitzpatrick multiple contract offers to choose from

    New York Daily News "The latest wrinkle in the painstaking attempt to reunite the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick has a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure theme that might put an end to this six-month impasse. The Daily News has learned that the Jets have given the veteran quarterback multiple offers with the hope of bringing..." July 25

  • It’s time for Ryan Fitzpatrick and the Jets to get serious about a deal

    Washington Post "The most perplexing contract stare-down of the NFL offseason is poised to extend into training camp. It has become more confounding than ever. The New York Jets haven’t lost their starting quarterback from last season. They haven’t re-signed him either. Ryan Fitzpatrick remains a free agent...." July 25

  • Todd Bowles not feeling the pressure ahead of second season with Jets, but clock is ticking

    New York Daily News "The Jets haven’t made the playoffs since the Mesozoic Era when dinosaurs roamed the planet. Sure, that isn’t technically true, but it feels like forever since Woody Johnson’s billion-dollar baby last tasted the postseason. Five years is an eternity in the NFL. The Jets’ playoff drought is..." July 24

  • Still unsigned, Ryan Fitzpatrick is golfing as camp approaches

    Pro Football Talk "Free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick remains unsigned as NFL training camps begin to open, and when last we heard about him he was declining to talk about his contract status. But Fitzpatrick will talk about golf, telling NBC he found teeing off at the American Century Championship “nerve..." July 23

  • Todd Bowles to name 'senior council' of players to lead Jets locker room

    Newark Star-Ledger "Todd Bowles quickly made an impact as the Jets' head coach in his first season last year, weathering a series of off-field issues to guide the Jets to a 10-6 finish, their best in five years. Year 1 of the Bowles Era in Florham Park was marked by discipline, accountability, and decisiveness. In..." July 23

  • Carson Palmer on the Jets-Ryan Fitzpatrick dispute: Pay the man

    ESPN "Ryan Fitzpatrick isn't commenting on his contract dispute with the New York Jets, but one of his BFFs -- Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer -- is talking. Not surprisingly, Palmer said the Jets should pay the man, claiming Fitzpatrick gives them "a legit shot." Presumably, he meant for..." July 22

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick’s 3 unhelpful words as Jets’ stalemate drags

    New York Post "Only the autograph seekers and playing partners provoked conversation from Jets unsigned quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on the golf course Wednesday during a practice round for the American Century Championship. Embroiled in a contract stalemate with the Jets throughout the offseason, Fitzpatrick..." July 21

  • An Overwhelming Number Of People Don’t Think Kids Should Play Tackle Football

    Uproxx "The true toll that playing football takes on the brain has come into focus over the last several years. We’ve reached a point where even the NFL is saying that playing can cause irreparable brain damage (Tell the truth! Tell the truth!), so it’s clear that America will need to reckon with the..." July 20

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick's N.J. house is for rent, as Jets standoff drags on

    Newark Star-Ledger "With the Jets preparing to report to training camp next Wednesday, free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick's house in this posh Morris County suburb is available for rent. It is unclear why Fitzpatrick decided to not renew his lease. It doesn't neccesarily mean he won't re-sign with the Jets...." July 20

  • Report: Jets, Fitzpatrick have not talked in over a month

    Sportsnaut "It’s really starting to look like Geno Smith will be under center as the New York Jets' starting quarterback when training camp gets going in just over a week. As most of you likely already know, the Jets are in the midst of a contract stalemate with free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick...." July 20

  • Despite Rooney Rule, minority NFL coaches still aren't hired often enough

    Sporting News "The number of minority coaches and assistants in the NFL has flatlined to an incredibly low number, reports. In the past five years, 22 new coaches have been hired, with Todd Bowles being the only minority coach hired despite the parameters set by the Rooney Rule in 2003. Former NFL..." July 19

  • NFL reportedly won't keep track of PSI numbers with microchips in footballs

    CBS Sports "Even after two years of tedious debate over whether or not Tom Brady and the Patriots could have masterminded a plot to mildly deflate some footballs, the NFL does not plan to use microchips installed in footballs to track PSI numbers. The NFL is putting microchips in footballs, though. The..." July 19

  • Matt Forte on Bears exit: 'You're just a jersey number to them'

    Larry Brown Sports "Cordial breakups are apparently not the Chicago Bears’ forte. In a recent interview with, Jets running back Matt Forte discussed his departure from the Bears, the only NFL team he had ever played for. “At first you’re like, why wouldn’t they want a guy who does everything right,..." July 19

  • NFL teaches officials to rule all 'bang-bang' passes incomplete 'when in doubt'

    CBS Sports "Some good news in regards to the constantly confusing catch-rule emerged Monday: NFL officials finally received a simpler way to rule on passes that result in unclear outcomes. Some bad news, however, also surfaced: More incomplete passes might be coming this season. As ESPN's Kevin Seifert..." July 18

  • Brandon Marshall: I Don’t Know What’s Going On With Fitz, It’s Scary

    CBS New York "The New York Jets have had a somewhat tumultuous off season. From Muhammad Wilkerson’s franchise tag drama coming down to the wire last week to fellow defensive end Sheldon Richardson once again being suspended by the league, it’s fair to say that the team has had its fair share of drama. One..." July 18

  • Roger Goodell never called Mark Wahlberg to complain about 'Ballers', NFL spokesperson says

    USA Today "In an appearance on Mike & Mike last week, Mark Wahlberg claimed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took time out of fighting with Tom Brady in court and the other things he does as the NFL Commissioner to call and complain about HBO’s Ballers, which uses a number of storylines from the league..." July 18

  • Why Jets' Geno Smith would be upgrade from Ryan Fitzpatrick, says Bart Scott

    Newark Star-Ledger "Two months ago, ex-Jets linebacker and current CBS analyst Bart Scott harshly criticized free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Among many other things, Scott said, "It's all downhill right now for Fitz." On Thursday, Scott clarified those comments, while explaining why Geno Smith could..." July 18

  • After long wait, Muhammad Wilkerson deal came together quickly

    Pro Football Talk "When the 4 p.m. deadline for franchise-tagged players to sign multi-year deals passed without word of an agreement between the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, no one was too surprised. There had not been many signs of progress over the course of the offseason and the popular..." July 17

  • Jets' Mo Wilkerson contract used Eagles' Fletcher Cox deal as framework "The Jets could've signed defensive Muhammad Wilkerson for much cheaper if they just locked him up last offseason. That much is clear. But since last offseason, contract values for defensive linemen have skyrocketed. And on Friday, just before the franchise tag deadline, the Jets gave Wilkerson..." July 16

  • Jets' Thompkins impressed by Geno Smith's professionalism

    The Score "As the clock ticks towards a potential deal between Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets, fellow quarterback Geno Smith is maturing. Smith, who lost his starting job to Fitzpatrick after infamously having his jaw broken due to an unpaid debt, has been taking first-team reps with the Jets..." July 16

  • Jets' Wilkerson likely to begin training camp on PUP list

    Elite Sports NY "Just because he’s now $86 million richer doesn’t mean Muhammad Wilkerson will suddenly be ready for New York Jets training camp. Muhammad Wilkerson is now $86 million richer after signing a term of five years with Mike Maccagnan and the New York Jets on Friday. This doesn’t mean magical..." July 16

  • Muhammad Wilkerson's Jets contract: What it means for Sheldon Richardson

    Newark Star-Ledger "Now that the Jets have given defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson a new five-year contract, we can begin examining the deal's implications. Remember, Wilkerson isn't the Jets' only talented young defensive lineman. They also have Leonard Williams and Sheldon Richardson. Williams was drafted..." July 16

  • Jets surprise with Wilkerson deal. Is Fitzpatrick next?

    ESPN "Wilkerson's deal should create more flexibility in the Fitzpatrick negotiations because it opens the possibility of a one-year deal. The Jets had only $3.4 million in cap space before the Wilkerson contract, but that should grow by a few million because they no longer have to carry his bloated..." July 16

  • Muhammad Wilkerson signs five-year deal with Jets "Muhammad Wilkerson has signed a long-term deal with the New York Jets, the team announced Friday. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports Wilkerson's new contract will pay him roughly $85 million over five years, a source said. Wilkerson confirmed the length of the contract in a video posted to..." July 15

  • Former NFL players suing Riddell need to understand their own guilt, too

    Sporting News "The customer is not always right, as those who work or have worked in the service industry know. Riddell Inc., America's largest football helmet distributor and official provider for the NFL from 1989-2014, is dealing with some unhappy customers who are both right and wrong. Former Pro Bowl..." July 15

  • Would Jets franchise tag Muhammad Wilkerson again in 2017?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The NFL's franchise tag deadline is approaching. By 4 p.m. Friday, if a franchise tagged player does not sign a long-term contract with his team, then he will essentially be forced to play 2016 on a one-year contract for the tag figure — and he cannot sign a long-term deal until after the season...." July 14

  • Calvin Pryor set to jump from potential bust to Pro Bowler

    New York Post "As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before they..." July 14

  • Polian: Next NFL CBA will focus on commissioner power

    Sportsnaut "Roger Goodell has irked the NFLPA with his actions during this current term for the Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the agreement runs through 2021, issues are already popping up as hot topics for the upcoming NFL CBA, set to be negotiated in five years. Bill Polian suggests that the..." July 14

  • Report: Jets, Ryan Fitzpatrick have made 'no progress

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Jets are set to begin training camp in just over two weeks, and the starting quarterback that nearly led the team to a playoff berth last season is still a free agent. Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick have made “no progress” in their..." July 12

  • Study finds Patriots have the best fans, Jaguars the worst

    The Score "New England Patriots fans have something else to brag about. A study conducted by Emory University professor Michael Lewis has Patriots fans ranked as the best in the NFL, followed by the Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, and Philadelphia Eagles. The results of the study..." July 12

  • At what point would Jets move on from Ryan Fitzpatrick?

    New York Post "With just over two weeks remaining before the Jets report to training camp, the team is no closer to deals with two of its most important players. The Jets remain at an impasse with free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and disgruntled defensive star Muhammad Wilkerson, on whom the team..." July 12

  • Why Jets will give Buster Skrine so much scrutiny

    New York Post "As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before they..." July 12

  • Fantasy: 10 breakout candidates to target in your draft

    The Score "Every fantasy owner wants to discover the star player no one saw coming. It gives you bragging rights over the competition and puts you in position to make a run at the title. With only a few weeks left until players report to training camp, let’s take a look at this year’s breakout..." July 11

  • Jets, Muhammad Wilkerson still not talking contract, per source

    Newark Star-Ledger "The July 15 deadline for the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to come to terms on a long-term contract is a little more than a week away. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the two sides are still not talking. That person, who spoke to NJ Advance Media on condition..." July 08

  • Jets, Muhammad Wilkerson still not talking contract

    Newark Star-Ledger "The July 15 deadline for the Jets and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to come to terms on a long-term contract is a little more than a week away. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the two sides are still not talking. That person, who spoke to NJ Advance Media on condition..." July 07

  • The NFL's Catch Rule Got A Little More Complicated

    Deadspin "The NFL published its updated 2016 rulebook this week, and here’s a list of some of the bigger changes. But c’mon, we all want to see what the ever-evolving, always-baffling catch rule looks like now, so we can pretend we have any idea what we’re talking about when there’s a catch..." July 07

  • Why Quincy Enunwa is now an indispensable Jet

    New York Post "As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before they..." July 05

  • What If Geno Is The Answer?

    Gang Green Nation "With the Ryan Fitzpatrick situation in a stalemate, and very little on the open market, it is absolutely conceivable that the New York Jets will be starting Geno Smith at quarterback this season. Now that may send chills down your spine, and I guarantee some fans will throw the towel in before the..." July 05

  • How does Jets wide receiver core stack up vs. rest of NFL?

    USA Today "With training camp right around the corner, it is time to take a look how the Jets roster is stacking up compared to the rest of the league. Let’s kick things off with arguably their strongest group: the wide receivers. Jets WR roster: Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker, Kenbrell Thompkins, Devin..." July 05

Jets Forum Top 5

  1. The Rifle is back
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  2. Do you want Fitz back? Yes or No
    Last post: lamonster
  3. Nick files released by rams
    Last post: Kinkotheclown
  4. Mo gets a 5 year deal!!!
    Last post: Kinkotheclown
  5. Signing one of these free agents ? we could use the help
    Last post: Mr. Magoo