Jets Rumors & News

  • Donald Trump says Jets' Woody Johnson will be his U.K. ambassador

    Newark Star-Ledger "President-elect Donald Trump revealed Thursday during a speech that Jets owner Woody Johnson will be his ambassador to the United Kingdom. So what does this mean? Well, Pro Football Talk previously reported that Johnson has made arrangements to surrender day-to-day control of the Jets if..." January 19

  • Jets hire Dennard Wilson as defensive backs coach

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets dispatched three defensive coaches after the end of the regular season and they’ve announced a new hire to replace one of them. The team announced on Wednesday that Dennard Wilson will be the team’s new defensive backs coach. Joe Danna served as the defensive backs coach during Todd..." January 18

  • Brandon Marshall considers himself underpaid by the Jets

    Sportsnaut "Wide receiver Brandon Marshall and the New York Jets are coming off a disastrous 2016 season. Marshall himself put up a career-worst performance, tallying just 59 receptions for 788 yards and three touchdowns. This played a role in the Jets regressing from a 10-win 2015 campaign to the AFC East’s..." January 18

  • Will the Jets release Brandon Marshall?

    Fox Sports "Brandon Marshall is a six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver and a likely Pro Football Hall of Famer. What are the chances he gets released by the New York Jets? After being a win away from making the 2015 AFC Playoffs, the 2016 New York Jets were a horrendous 5-11 football team this fall. It was pure..." January 18

  • Jets Interested In QB Mike Glennon?

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets quarterback situation figures to be one of the more noteworthy positional quandaries in the league this offseason, but the club may already have their eyes on one potential target. The “word on the street” is that Buccaneers quarterback Mike Glennon will receive interest from New York..." January 18

  • Jets sign Brian Winters to four-year extension

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets won’t let right guard Brian Winters hit the open market as a free agent this offseason. The team announced on Monday evening that Winters has signed a four-year extension with the team. No financial terms were included in the announcement, but multiple reports peg the value at around..." January 17

  • Could Alex Smith be a surprising option for the Jets?

    Newark Star-Ledger "File this one under: Make of it what you will. A day after the Chiefs' demoralizing, two-point, playoff-eliminating loss to the Steelers, media members pressed coach Andy Reid on the status of starting quarterback Alex Smith. Basically, will Smith be Kansas City's QB 1 in 2017? Reid was,..." January 17

  • Veteran safety Rahim Moore among Giants' free agent signings

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Giants signed four more free agents on Thursday, including a Trenton, N.J., native, a 2011 second-round pick and a recent Jets practice squadder. Safety Rahim Moore, linebacker Curtis Grant, running back Daryl Virgies and guard Martin Wallace are the latest players to sign with the team,..." January 13

  • Jets interviewing Broncos' Eric Studesville for offensive coordinator job "The Jets are still trying to fill their offensive coordinator vacancy, after Chan Gailey's retirement. And now, they have an interview scheduled with Broncos running backs coach Eric Studesville. This is the Jets' first known coordinator interview. Studesville, 49, was the Giants'..." January 13

  • The NFL's Drug of Choice

    Bleacher Report "They didn't ask questions. If something hurt, NFL players simply stepped in line behind dozens of others waiting for the same drug. One by one, for years, players have taken a shot of Toradol to the rear or swallowed the drug in pill form to play football on Sunday. The game-day ritual was..." January 11

  • Pacific Pro Football League for non-NFL-eligible players to debut

    ESPN "A new pro football league announced Wednesday it plans to begin hiring players in winter 2017 and staging games in summer 2018. The Pacific Pro Football League is for players who have graduated from high school but aren't in college and haven't been out for three years in order to make..." January 11

  • Super Bowl ad spending for first 51 years totals almost $5 billion

    Awful Announcing "The Super Bowl is an event where the ads are almost as important as the game. Over the years, attention to the commercials has grown to the point where you can preview them on YouTube and other sites before the Big Game. Because the Super Bowl draws the year’s biggest television audience, it’s no..." January 11

  • Mitch Trubisky? Deshaun Watson? Should Jets draft QB in 2017?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Not that there was ever much doubt, but North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky on Monday declared for the NFL Draft. Though this is considered a fairly weak quarterback draft class, most analysts put Trubisky atop it. Is he worthy of being drafted in the top five? Maybe. Maybe not. But..." January 10

  • Jets hire former Bears assistant Clint Hurtt

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets have begun filling in the blanks after making some significant if not wholesale changes on their defensive staff. According to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News, the Jets are giving a two-year deal to Bears assistant Clint Hurtt to be their new outside linebackers coach. He’ll..." January 07

  • Jets source on rookie QB Christian Hackenberg: ‘He will never make it’

    New York Daily News "The elephants in the room have mechanical problems, decision-making issues and may or may not be able to throw a football into the ocean. For all the good things that general manager Mike Maccagnan has done in his first two years, his future with the Jets hinges on the most maddening problem..." January 06

  • Woody Johnson: Todd Bowles doesn’t have a playoff mandate

    Pro Football Talk "Jets coach Todd Bowles missed the playoffs in his first season as head coach in 2015, then took a step backward in 2016. So does that mean he absolutely must make the playoffs in 2017 if he’s going to keep his job in 2018? “No,” Jets owner Woody Johnson said when asked that question at his..." January 06

  • Jets GM likes Christian Hackenberg as a ‘prospect’

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets’ quarterback situation this past regular season was absolutely disastrous. The likes of Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bryce Petty and Geno Smith combined to throw 16 touchdowns compared to 25 interceptions. Needless to say, the substandard play at quarterback is one of the reasons the Jets..." January 05

  • Jets' owner calls Darrelle Revis a Hall of Famer, but about next season ...

    ESPN New York "New York Jets owner Woody Johnson was so smitten with Darrelle Revis two years ago that he got busted for tampering because he couldn't refrain from talking about him publicly while the player was under contract to the Patriots. Now the New York Jets are two seasons into Revis 2.0, and they owe..." January 05

  • Chris Berman stepping down from ESPN NFL studio role

    Larry Brown Sports "Sundays are going to look and feel a lot different at ESPN next fall, as longtime broadcaster Chris Berman is stepping down from his current in the network’s NFL studio. ESPN announced on Thursday that Berman will no longer be hosting ESPN’s NFL studio programming following the playoffs. He..." January 05

  • Jets work out Olympic sprinter and projected wide receiver Tre Houston: source

    New York Daily News "The Jets worked out Olympic sprinter Tre Houston on Thursday, the Daily News has learned. Houston competed in the 200 meters for Bermuda at the 2016 Rio Games. " January 05

  • Eagles Deny Jets Request to Interview John DeFilippo for OC "The Eagles offseason thrill-ride has already begun. Frank Reich and John DeFilippo have both recently been linked with potential interviews for other coaching roles within the NFL. Both are also thought to be integral to the growth of rookie quarterback Carson Wentz. It should come as no surprise..." January 05

  • NFL TV viewership dropped an average of 8 percent this season

    ESPN "Broadcasters of NFL games saw television viewership drop by an average of 8 percent for the 2016 regular season, as a typical game was watched by 1.4 million fewer people than last season (16.5 million versus 17.9 million), according to league data obtained by ESPN. Prime-time broadcasts were..." January 05

  • Jets owner: No playoffs-or-bust mandate in 2017

    ESPN "Jets coach Todd Bowles, who failed to reach the postseason in his first two years in New York, doesn't have a playoffs-or-bust mandate for 2017, according to owner Woody Johnson. "No, I really don't like mandates, because they normally don't work -- lines in the sand, whatever," Johnson said..." January 05

  • It's no joke: A barista and a farmer walk into a Vegas sportsbook, and come out with $1.2 million "So, a barista and a farmer walk into the Las Vegas Superbook… It sounds like the setup for a great joke, right? Well, it’s no joke, although the barista and the farmer are now laughing all the way to the bank. That’s because the two finished No. 1-2 in the prestigious SuperContest, the..." January 05

  • Jets to request interview with Eagles' DeFilippo for OC job

    CSN Philly "So much was made in recent weeks about the possibility the Eagles could lose offensive coordinator Frank Reich or defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz to a head coaching job. Now, it appears they might be in danger of a different coach leaving for a promotion. Acording to ESPN's Adam Caplan,..." January 05

  • Agent's Take: 10 NFL stars who could be in different uniforms in 2017

    CBS Sports "A player getting released because his performance doesn't justify his salary is a way of life in the NFL, where contracts aren't fully guaranteed. When a player is released or traded, the remaining proration of the salary components that are treated like signing bonus immediately accelerate into..." January 04

  • Finalists for 2017 Hall of Fame class include LaDainian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor, Brian Dawkins

    ESPN "First-year eligibles LaDainian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor and Brian Dawkins are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also making the finals are Morten Andersen, Tony Boselli, Isaac Bruce, Don Coryell, Terrell Davis, Alan Faneca, Joe Jacoby, Ty Law, John Lynch, Kevin..." January 04

  • Jets' Todd Bowles fires 5 assistant coaches, including 3 on defense

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets coach Todd Bowles on Tuesday fired five assistant coaches, the team announced. The fired coaches were Kevin Patullo (quarterbacks), Marcel Shipp (running backs), Pepper Johnson (defensive line), Mark Collins (outside linebackers), and Joe Danna (defensive backs). Also, the Jets on..." January 03

  • Christian Hackenberg responds to anonymous Jets coach ripping him

    Larry Brown Sports "Christian Hackenberg has had a rookie season to forget, and the organization that drafted him has not made life any easier on the former Penn State star. Earlier in the week, ESPN’s Adam Schefter revealed that he was told by an anonymous coach that Hackenberg has regressed during the season and..." January 03

  • Darrelle Revis: Sheldon Richardson, Brandon Marshall fight left ‘dark cloud’ over Jets

    New York Daily News "The verbal confrontation between Sheldon Richardson and Brandon Marshall following the Jets' blowout loss at the Chiefs in Week 3 may have been more detrimental to the team than many had originally thought. "During that game, we wasn't on the same page as players. It happened on the sideline..." January 02

  • Jets' Brandon Marshall seems open to pay cut: 'I'll play for free. My bills are paid'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets are going to have a decision to make regarding Brandon Marshall. Specifically, do they want him back next year? As he cleaned out his locker the day after the season officially came to a close, Marshall indicated he'd be willing to take less money to stay at One Jets Drive. Well, to..." January 02

  • Brandon Marshall on Why He’s Fine With Annoying His Teammates With His Leadership Style

    Black Sports Online "Once again the Jets have had another frustrating season. Despite poor quarterback play that wasn’t the only issue going on the Jets. According to ESPN’s Rich Cimini Marshall has been annoying his teammates with his leadership style. When asked about it he didn’t appear to have a problem with how..." January 02

  • Woody Johnson likely to hand control of team to his brother

    Pro Football Talk "When the new administration takes over later this month, Jets owner Woody Johnson is expected to become the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom. And if/when (most likely, when) that happens, Woody Johnson will relinquish day-to-day control of the team. Per a league source with knowledge of..." January 02

  • Revis in talks with Jets about moving to safety

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis told CBS broadcasters before Sunday's season finale against the Bills that he and coach Todd Bowles began talking last week about Revis perhaps moving to safety in the future. Revis, who turns 32 in July, has struggled this season. He is unquestionably a future..." January 02

  • Brandon Marshall won’t play for Jets on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "A dismal season for the Jets will end without wide receiver Brandon Marshall on the field against the Bills. Marshall was listed as questionable on the team’s final injury report of the regular season due to hip and shoulder injuries and he has been declared inactive for the game at MetLife..." January 01

  • Fitzpatrick throws two TDs as Jets rout Bills

    The Sports Xchange "EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Twelve months later, the New York Jets finally got that season-ending win over the Buffalo Bills. But nothing the Jets did Sunday will undo the damage they incurred over the last year, nor change the scope of the task that lies ahead. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick,..." January 01

  • Jets announce Bowles, Maccagnan will be back

    New York Daily News "Jets announced after Sunday's win over the Bills that Todd Bowles and Mike Maccagnan will indeed return for 2017 ... as expected. "I knew I'd be back so it wasn't a big deal," Bowles said after Gang Green's 30-10 win at MetLife Stadium in the final game of the season. The Daily News first..." January 01

  • Jets expected to move on from Gailey as OC

    CBS Sports "New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles is preparing to relieve offensive coordinator Chan Gailey of his duties at the end of the season, according to a report from the New York Post. Bowles, whom numerous reports contend will keep his job, is expected to “massive changes” to his coaching staff,..." January 01

  • Todd Bowles likely back, but several big-name Jets will receive pink slips

    ESPN "The last time they played on New Year's Day, the New York Jets went public with their infighting. It was Jan. 1, 2012, the day of the infamous Santonio Holmes-Wayne Hunter altercation. Ah, such memories. Would anybody be surprised if they ring in the New Year on Sunday with a Brandon..." January 01

  • Thanks for the memories, Darrelle, but Jets need to shut Revis Island

    ESPN "One last appearance in green: Darrelle Revis wants to be treated with class? Gimme a break. The Jets have treated him with the utmost respect, financially and professionally. They fattened his bank account by giving him a $39 million guarantee a few months before his 30th birthday in 2015 and..." January 01

  • Jets place Forte on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets have placed veteran running back Matt Forte on injured reserve. Forte ran for 813 yards and seven touchdowns in 14 games in his first season with the Jets. He hasn’t played a full-time role since early December due to injury and was listed on last week’s injury report as having knee..." December 31

  • Todd Bowles not happy with Mo Wilkerson’s jabs at Jets’ training staff

    New York Daily News "Todd Bowles has reprimanded Muhammad Wilkerson…again. Wilkerson violated one of Bowles’ cardinal rules Thursday when he knocked the Jets’ training staff for failing to develop a “game plan” early in the season for his surgically repaired leg. Bowles condemned Wilkerson’s comments Friday,..." December 31

  • Ex-Jets OL Damien Woody not a fan of Darrelle Revis’ latest comments

    Sportsnaut "In a Periscope video posted to his Twitter timeline, former New York Jets offensive linemen Damien Woody had some words to say for former teammate Darrelle Revis, based on comments Revis recently made. In the video, which went over ten minutes, Woody proclaims his respect for Darrelle Revis,..." December 30

  • Jets should acquire Tyrod Taylor if released

    Fox Sports "There have been rumors about the Buffalo Bills cutting Tyrod Taylor heading into the offseason. If this happens, the New York Jets should acquire him in the grand scheme of things. There has been some speculation about the Buffalo Bills cutting their mobile starting quarterback, Tyrod Taylor...." December 30

  • Muhammad Wilkerson blames Jets’ training staff for failing to manage leg injury

    New York Daily News "Muhammad Wilkerson, the Jets’ $86 million defensive lineman, will finish up his underwhelming and unproductive season Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Before then, though, he made sure to throw the Jets’ training staff under the bus. Wilkerson underwent offseason surgery to repair a broken leg he..." December 30

  • Calvin Pryor, Muhammad Wilkerson aim to be part of Jets’ solution

    Newsday "The smile is gone from Calvin Pryor’s face as he looks ahead to a meaningless regular-season finale against the Bills, a game that comes almost exactly a year after the final game against the same team, yet under drastically different circumstances. Back then, the Jets were coming off a 26-20..." December 30

  • Darrelle Revis: Jets can handle my situation with class or no class

    New York Post "If you look at the numbers — those related to football and those related to the salary cap — Sunday’s game against the Bills at MetLife Stadium would seem obvious to be the last game as a Jet for Darrelle Revis, one of the best players ever to wear the team’s uniform. The veteran cornerback,..." December 30

  • Jets Audition RB Bernard Pierce

    Pro Football Rumors "Bernard Pierce, who spent time with the Jets in training camp, worked out for them on Wednesday, as Rich Cimini of tweets. The Jets are banged up at running back with injuries to Matt Forte and Bilal Powell. Pierce could help fill the gap for the team’s season finale and, theoretically,..." December 29

  • Jets’ Darrelle Revis doesn’t sound too excited about continuing NFL career

    New York Daily News "Darrelle Revis doesn't seem enthusiastic about prolonging his NFL career. It's quite possible the Jets will part ways with the aging cornerback after this season. And when asked Thursday in Florham Park how badly he wants to continue playing football, Revis gave an unconvincing answer. "I'm..." December 29

  • Antonio Brown reminds Brandon Marshall that he owes him a Porsche

    Fox Sports "Before the season began, Brandon Marshall made a bold bet with the best wide receiver in football. He challenged Antonio Brown to a pink-slip bet, to be determined by their yardage totals at the end of the year. If Marshall outgained Brown, Antonio had to give up his Rolls Royce. If Brown had..." December 29