Jets Rumors & News

  • Todd Bowles: Jets will have an open QB competition

    USA Today "Bring on the competition. That’s exactly what the Jets will have as the team tries to figure out who its starting quarterback will be in 2017. Josh McCown, Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg will all battle for the job, according to Todd Bowles, who spoke at the NFL owners meetings on..." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27

  • NFL owners to rake in absurd money in Rams, Chargers and Raiders relocation fees

    Sportsnaut "NFL owners are in Phoenix, Arizona for the Annual League Meeting, and they’re expected to approve a proposal that would send the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. Now we have at least one idea about why there is so much overwhelming support for the proposed move, as it means more money in the..." March 27

  • Should Jets take LSU's Leonard Fournette in 2017 NFL Draft?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Should the Jets pull the trigger on Leonard Fournette? The Jets are a team in the midst of a rebuild. Take a dart, throw it at a list of positions, and odds are, the Jets could use one (or, in some cases, two) of said position. So when it comes to the NFL Draft, general manager Mike Maccagnan..." March 27

  • Patriots, Darrelle Revis have not discussed his return

    CSN New England "The Patriots and Darrelle Revis have not discussed a deal that would bring the cornerback back to New England, according to CSNNE's Tom Curran. This comes after CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reported multiple anonymous NFL executives were convinced Revis would return to the Patriots. Revis..." March 26

  • Jets 'very unlikely' to add another veteran QB, Mike Maccagnan says, but could draft one

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets did their homework on quite a few free-agent quarterbacks. They wanted a veteran, so anyone who was anyone got a call, or took a trip to One Jets Drive. Eventually, general manager Mike Maccagnan settled on 37-year-old Josh McCown. Position solidified, right? Well, kind of. While..." March 24

  • Jets G.M. not saying if Josh McCown is the starting quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan signed quarterback Josh McCown to a contract that guarantees him $6 million this year, but he’s not ready to declare McCown the starting quarterback. On a conference call today, Maccagnan declined to talk about who will be the starting quarterback for the..." March 24

  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Jets land WR Quinton Patton after visit

    Pro Football Talk "There was little in the 2016 Jets passing game to tantalize free-agent wide receivers this spring, the trio of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bryce Petty and Geno Smith combining for a league-low 67.6 team quarterback rating. But the NFL is a relationship business. One of Quinton Patton’s led him to New..." March 23

  • Hightower turned down more from Jets, Steelers to stay with Pats

    CBS Sports "Not only did Dont’a Hightower walk away from more money from the Jets than he took to stay in New England, he also had more on the table from the Steelers, according to league sources. The linebacker was clearly never leaving New England for AFC East rival New York, as he had $11 million per..." March 23

  • Darrelle Revis to Patriots looks 'increasingly likely'

    NESN "It might be time to start preparing for a Darrelle Revis-New England Patriots reunion. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported Thursday that “numerous league sources” believe if Revis plays this season, it will be with the Patriots. La Canfora further reported that “executives from numerous NFL..." March 23

  • Muhammad Wilkerson doesn’t like being called fat

    New York Post "Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson fired back at a published report that he is out of shape. Wilkerson posted a video on his Instagram account to answer the report that quoted anonymous scouts saying Wilkerson looked out of shape earlier this month while attending Temple’s pro day. In the..." March 23

  • Josh McCown signing hasn’t ended Jets’ crush on QB Mitch Trubisky, and it shouldn’t

    New York Daily News "The most pivotal question during the NFL's exhaustive pre-draft evaluation process: Do the Jets still have the hots for North Carolina quarterback Mitch(ell) Trubisky? Three months after the Daily News reported that the chatter in league circles was that Gang Green was head over heels for the..." March 23

  • Smart move by Jets to sign Josh McCown as QB for next season

    New York Daily News "He has played for seven different teams (plus one in the UFL), lost more than twice as many games as he's won and will turn 38 the day this country turns 241 this summer. He also happens to be the ideal choice for this team at this time. The Jets signed quarterback Josh McCown Monday to be..." March 21

  • Josh McCown will earn $5 million if Jets win Super Bowl LII

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets signed Josh McCown to a one-year, $6 million deal on Monday. According to Albert Breer of MMQB, the deal could be worth much more. Per Breer, McCown will make $125 thousand for each game in which he takes more than 50 percent of the snaps. The deal also includes some..." March 21

  • Geno Smith says he’ll study everything Eli Manning does

    Pro Football Talk "Geno Smith knows his place with his new team, and he’s going to make the most of it. Smith, the backup to Eli Manning with the Giants, says he’ll use his position as Manning’s backup to make himself a better quarterback, studying everything about the way Manning approaches his job. “I think..." March 21

  • Jets are ‘committed’ to Christian Hackenberg "The No. 1 priority for the Jets heading into this offseason was unquestionably to find a quarterback. Nothing else came close. Without a quarterback, nothing else really mattered. The Jets were desperate. Or so we all thought. But the more the quarterback search dragged on, the more it..." March 21

  • Geno Smith: I'm going to write down everything Eli Manning does

    Giants "The Giants today added two more veteran players, a quarterback and their first defensive newcomer of the offseason. The newest Giants are Geno Smith, who spent his first four NFL seasons with the Jets, and cornerback and special teams standout Valentino Blake, who has played for Jacksonville,..." March 21

  • Josh McCown signs with Jets, could be their starting quarterback in 2017

    CBS Sports "f there are any Jets fans out there who were hoping that their team would sign Jay Cutler, we have some bad news for you: That option likely went out the window on Monday. The Jets did add a quarterback this week, but it wasn’t Cutler, it was Josh McCown, who agreed to a one-year deal after..." March 21

  • Josh McCown’s visit with Jets ends without a deal

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets and quarterback Josh McCown spent the weekend discussing the possibility that McCown would sign with the team as a free agent, but it appears Monday will find McCown still unsigned. According to multiple reports, McCown’s visit with the Jets ended on Sunday without a deal that would..." March 20

  • Jets must really not like Christian Hackenberg

    The Sports Daily "Normally a quarterback drafted in the second round who is entering his second season is ready to at least take a shot at being the starter. Not Christian Hackenberg. A source told the New York Daily News in January that Hackenberg “will never make it,” and it’s hard not to believe that..." March 20

  • Belichick doesn’t think Revis’ skills translate to safety

    Boston Herald "Darrelle Revis wants to play football for an NFL team in 2017. He wants to resurrect what’s left of his career, after turning into an old, overweight, receiver-friendly cornerback last season with the Jets. Instead of avoiding Revis Island last season, opposing quarterbacks would often look in..." March 20

  • Spike Lee to Jets: Sign Colin Kaepernick!

    Newsday "Knicks super-fan Spike Lee has some advice for Woody Johnson and the Jets: sign Colin Kaepernick. The longtime film director and New York sports fixture took to social media on Sunday to vent his frustrations over the perceived cold shoulder being given to Kaepernick by NFL teams. “Just Had..." March 20

  • New York Giants Interested In Former New York Jets Center Nick Mangold (Report)

    Big Blue Unbiased "I don’t know if you’d classify former New York Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon as a “reporter”, but apparently, he has the inside scoop on some New York Giants related news. According to Colon (on his show with Dan Graca), he said he’s heard “rumblings” of the Giants’ interest in his former..." March 19

  • Patriots reunion with Darrelle Revis not as farfetched as it might seem

    Boston Herald "Darrelle Revis wants to play football for an NFL team in 2017. He wants to resurrect what’s left of his career, after turning into an old, overweight, receiver-friendly cornerback last season with the Jets. Instead of avoiding Revis Island last season, opposing quarterbacks would often look in..." March 19

  • Jets, Josh McCown talking contract parameters

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets have plenty of questions for 2017. One could be answered soon. Via Ralph Vacchiano of SNY, the Jets and quarterback Josh McCown have discussed contract parameters. Which suggests that his visit to the team is going well. McCown would instantly be the top option under contract, given..." March 19

  • Why Jets could be reaching with Mitch Trubisky, Deshaun Watson at No. 6

    Newark Star-Ledger "Maybe the Jets will draft a quarterback with the sixth overall pick this year. Maybe they won't. But if they do, they would be reaching, at least in the eyes of ESPN analyst Todd McShay. Mitch Trubisky and Deshaun Watson are considered the two best quarterbacks available this year ... and..." March 19

  • Quinton Patton visits Jets

    Pro Football Talk "As the Jets move forward without receiver Brandon Marshall and, possibly, without receiver Eric Decker, they need more receivers. Enter Quinton Patton, possibly. The Jets have announced that the four-year 49ers wideout has visited. And the reason for the interest in Patton, a fourth-round pick..." March 18

  • Jets in talks with McCown, have no interest in Kaepernick "The Jets' latest search for their quarterback of the future could be nearing a temporary conclusion. And if it is, they'll have yet another short-term answer to the franchise's biggest problem. Josh McCown, a 37-year-old journeyman free agent, was continuing his visit with the Jets for a second..." March 18

  • Slim pickings remain in free agency

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t many big moves left to make in free agency. Sure, there’s still the question of whether our No. 1 free agent, Le’Veon Bell, will sign a long-term deal in Pittsburgh or play this season on the franchise tag. And there are big names out there like Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and..." March 18

  • Mychal Rivera slated to meet with Jets

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets learned this week that tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins will be suspended for the first two weeks of the 2017 season and they’ll reportedly kick off next week by visiting with another player at the position. Peter Schrager of FOX Sports reports that the Jets will have Mychal Rivera in..." March 17

  • Geno Smith plans to sign with the Giants

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Geno Smith will sign with the Giants, ESPN reported Friday. Smith, 26, started one game for the Jets last season but suffered a torn ACL during that game. He lost his starting job before the 2015 season after the now infamous punch thrown by then-teammate I.K. Enemkpali. Smith..." March 17

  • Jets to meet with Josh McCown

    Number Fire "Free agent quarterback Josh McCown is visiting the New York Jets on Saturday. What It Means: Going on 38 (in July), McCown would have a realistic chance at the Jets' starting gig in 2017 as they identify their quarterback of the future while going into complete rebuild mode. He's been solid..." March 17

  • Dont’a Hightower physical gave Jets concerns

    Pro Football Talk "With the Patriots silent and the Jets interested in swiping a key defensive player from a division rival, the Jets initially made a big push to sign linebacker Dont’a Hightower. Their zeal diminished, however, after giving Hightower a physical. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the..." March 17

  • Jets sign Mike Pennel

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets have signed former Packer Mike Pennel to be part of their defensive line group in 2017. If the Jets adding Pennel to the roster sounds familiar, there’s good reason for that. The Jets claimed Pennel off of waivers a day after the Super Bowl — the Packers dropped him in January and..." March 16

  • Darrelle Revis to Steelers ‘not happening’

    Sportsnaut "Darrelle Revis has said playing for his hometown Pittsburgh Steelers “would be great,” but according to one report that’s nothing but a pipe dream. Revis was recently released by the New York Jets, who cleaned house releasing many veterans this offseason. Now that he’s been cleared of all..." March 16

  • Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne heading to Jets

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys have now lost their second cornerback in the last 15 minutes. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Morris Claiborne is signing with the Jets. With Brandon Carr heading to Baltimore, it’s a double hit for the Cowboys, who were expecting free agent losses this offseason since..." March 16

  • Scouts ‘shocked’ to see ‘sloppy’ and out of shape Muhammad Wilkerson at Temple’s Pro Day

    New York Daily News "The Jets might have a weighty issue on their hands that they frankly don’t need. The Daily News has learned that defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson isn’t exactly in the best shape of his life at the moment. Several scouts at Temple Pro Day in Philadelphia last week were aghast upon seeing a..." March 16

  • Darrelle Revis could play for veteran minimum in 2017

    Larry Brown Sports "Now that Darrelle Revis has put his legal issues in the rearview, the veteran defensive back says he is focused on finding a place to play in 2017. While he appeared genuinely washed up last season, his financial situation could make him quite employable. The New York Jets released Revis with..." March 16

  • Vikings fullback Zach Line to visit Jets

    Pro Football Talk "If you hold with those who believe the Vikings are “toxic,” right now, you can understand why players might flee. So of course, the latest free agent to hit the road is going to see a franchise that isn’t exactly known for stability. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Vikings fullback..." March 15

  • Saints, Jets, Bills in on Travaris Cadet

    Pro Football Talk "The Saints would like to bring running back Travaris Cadet back to New Orleans, but a couple of other teams are also in the running. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Bills and Jets have also made offers to Cadet since free agency got underway. Both those teams have solid..." March 15

  • Charges dropped against ex-New York Jets player Darrelle Revis "Charges have been dismissed against NFL star and Aliquippa native Darrelle Revis. The former New York Jets cornerback was accused in connection with a fight on Pittsburgh’s South Side. Three people who were assaulted that night testified that they didn’t know who hit them that night...." March 15

  • Seahawks, Jets & Eagles Interested In Free Agent CB Marcus Cromartie

    NFL Trade Rumors "Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that free agent CB Marcus Cromartie is drawing interest from the Seahawks, Jets and Eagles. This comes after Cromartie visited with the Lions this past weekend. Cromartie, 26, originally signed on with the Chargers as an undrafted free agent out of..." March 15

  • Hightower to decide between Patriots, Steelers, Jets on Wednesday "The best free agent remaining on the board is close to making his decision. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower likely will decide between the Jets, Patriots and Steelers on Wednesday, with the strong likelihood being that he chooses to return to New England, according to NFL Network Insider Ian..." March 15

  • Darrelle Revis due back in court

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ex-Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis is due back in Pittsburgh Municipal Court on Wednesday. He faces four felony charges (including two counts of assault) in connection with a Pittsburgh street fight last month. Revis was arraigned Feb. 17. His second court date was initially scheduled for..." March 15

  • Brock Osweiler perfect for Jets if they’re honest with themselves

    New York Post "The Jets’ search for a quarterback has taken on the feel of a season of “The Bachelor.” Will they choose Jay Cutler for a one-on-one date? Will Josh McCown get a rose? Is Chase Daniel a new, surprise contestant? And like those on “The Bachelor,” each contestant for the Jets starting quarterback..." March 14

  • Jets can have Jay Cutler, Colin Kaepernick or RG3. Should they want any of them?

    Chicago Tribune "The New York Jets currently are without a starting quarterback, basically. They are prepared to say their goodbyes to Ryan Fitzpatrick and Geno Smith. They do have youngsters Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg on the roster. But Petty wasn't impressive during his six-game, four-start audition..." March 14