Jets Rumors & News

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Sense I get from the Jets about the Dimitri Patterson situation: If/when he's cut, he won't be missed. #nyj

  • How Matt Simms became the Jets’ go-to backup quarterback

    New York Post "In the fall of 2012, Matt Simms wondered if he would ever get another chance. The quarterback had been cut at the end of training camp that year and spent the fall working with high school quarterbacks and getting a few tryouts with NFL teams. But he could not be sure if he would ever put on an..." August 28

  • Vick's greatest victory: Standing up for Cooper

    ESPN New York "Michael Vick was talking about his greatest achievement as an NFL quarterback, and it had nothing to do with the time he beat Brett Favre in a playoff game at Lambeau Field. This was about saving a rookie coach's team and a wide receiver's career in the early hours of training camp, and it was all..." August 28

  • Dimitri Patterson: My absence wasn’t about depth chart

    Pro Football Talk "Cornerback Dimitri Patterson will have to cool his jets for a few more days after the Jets announced that his suspension for failing to show up for last Friday’s game against the Giants would extend through at least September 1. Patterson took issue with characterizations of his absence as..." August 28

  • Stephen Hill, perhaps in final days with Jets, puking his way through practices

    Newark Star-Ledger "This is surely one of the most trying weeks of Stephen Hill’s rocky NFL career. And he has spent part of it puking. Hill, who could be in his final days as a Jets wide receiver, came down with an illness that sidelined him for Sunday’s practice. He tried to practice Monday, but vomited and was..." August 26

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    New York Jets @nyjets

    Team has suspended CB Dimitri Patterson for remainder of preseason. Add'l terms of discipline will not be disclosed. Eligible to return 9/1

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Jets' Dimitri Patterson suspended, says AWOL reports 'totally false'

    USA Today "New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson denied reports that he went AWOL over the weekend after temporarily rejoining the team Monday. "There's no need for concern," Patterson told USA TODAY Sports before practice. "The reports about me going AWOL are totally false. I have my reason for..." August 26

  • Time to cut bait, trade Stephen Hill "Stephen Hill could be in his final days with the New York Jets. The disappointing wide receiver is expected to play Thursday night in the final preseason game, a clear indication his roster spot is in jeopardy. Starters and key reserves don't play in the annual Backup Bowl against the..." August 26

  • Jets suspend Patterson indefinitely for AWOL

    ESPN New York "New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson, who met with team officials Sunday night to explain why he was AWOL for 48 hours, was suspended indefinitely Monday by the team. General manager John Idzik said the organization is still investigating Patterson's mysterious disappearance. He refused..." August 25

  • Dimitri Patterson to return to Jets after 'unexcused' absence

    New York Daily News "The Jets’ cornerback situation has gone from bad to strange. General manager John Idzik revealed Sunday that Dimitri Patterson failed to show up for the team’s preseason game on Friday against the Giants and that the team had been unable to communicate with him for about 48 hours. Idzik and..." August 25

  • Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson AWOL since before Friday's game

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson did not show for Friday's preseason game against the Giants and has not communicated directly with the team since then, general manager John Idzik and head coach Rex Ryan said Sunday. Patterson, who hasn't played since the preseason opener two weeks ago because..." August 24

  • Jets cut six players, including WR Jacoby Ford and CB Ras-I Dowling "The Jets had until Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET to get their roster down to 75 players, but they decided to beat the deadline. The team announced six cuts on Sunday, trimming the roster down from 81 to 75 players. Former Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford was among the Jets cuts. Ford has totaled 848..." August 24

  • Finally, it’s official! Geno Smith named Jets starting QB

    New York Post "Geno Smith lost the Snoopy Bowl, but he won the Jets’ starting quarterback job. After the Jets’ 35-24 preseason loss to the Giants on Friday night, coach Rex Ryan made it official — Smith will start the season opener against the Raiders on Sept. 7. It did not come as a surprise, as Smith has..." August 24

  • Rex Ryan on Calvin Pryor being tentative in Jets-Giants: 'I told him just to fire his gun a little bit'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Calvin Pryor, the Jets’ rookie safety whom they drafted in the first round, had an auspicious debut in last week’s second preseason game, at the Bengals. Jets coach Rex Ryan raved about Pryor immediately after the game. It was evident to anybody who watched that Pryor played great. You didn’t need..." August 23

  • Michael Vick irked by story calling out his attitude

    New York Post "Michael Vick is not the Jets’ starting quarterback, but he said it has nothing to do with his effort. The Jets backup was not happy with a report that said some of the team’s coaches privately expressed disappointment he did not “show up more hell-bent on winning the starting..." August 23

  • Manning, Giants show signs of life in win over Jets

    New York Post "Time was running short and the offense was nearly running on empty. If Eli Manning and his offensive mates were going to squeeze anything positive out of Friday night’s preseason showing against the Jets, it would have to be late in the second quarter, backed up on their own 9-yard line. The..." August 23

  • Calvin Pryor, Darrin Walls to start in secondary for Jets against Giants

    Newark Star-Ledger "As they continue to deal with injuries to three of their top cornerbacks, the Jets plan to shake things up in their secondary heading into Friday night's preseason game against the Giants. Head coach Rex Ryan said after a walk-through Thursday night at Hofstra University that Darrin Walls and..." August 22

  • Vick says Geno has to win now

    New York Daily News "Our long national nightmare will be over in the next few days when the Jets put an official end to an officially laughable quarterback “competition” that insulted the intelligence of every sensible person in this solar system. BREAKING NEWS: Geno Smith is the Jets’ starting quarterback. Rex..." August 22

  • NY Jets WR Jalen Saunders is still not ready

    New York Daily News "Rookie wideout Jalen Saunders remained sidelined during practice Wednesday afternoon, and there is no timetable for his return to the field following his single-car accident near the Jets’ facility last Friday. “I’m not trying to relive that moment,” Saunders said. “It was a shocking situation,..." August 21

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Geno named starting QB ... for this week

    ESPN New York "Wide receiver David Nelson summed up the reality of the New York Jets' quarterback situation. "When the coaches say, 'First-group offense,' we know who's walking in the huddle," Nelson said Tuesday. "It's not something that needs to be said. He's the guy and we're moving forward." He, of..." August 20

  • Bengals criticize Jets' blitz usage on backups

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Several players and offensive line coach Paul Alexander said they were surprised at how much Jets coach Rex Ryan blitzed against the backups Saturday. "Notice he didn't bring that stuff when our starters were out there," said Alexander. "We'd have scored quicker. If he wants to put his starting..." August 19

  • Rex Ryan: Dee Milliner's high ankle sprain 'healing nicely,' Dimitri Patterson should be OK for Week 1

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets played with a patchwork cornerback duo in Saturday’s preseason game at the Bengals, since they were missing three of their top corners. One of them, starter Dee Milliner, has officially been diagnosed with a high left ankle sprain, according to Jets coach Rex Ryan. High ankle..." August 19

  • Calvin Pryor ‘knocked some dudes out’ in smash debut

    New York Post "It has been a quiet preseason for the Jets’ rookie class, but a few of them made some noise in Saturday’s game with the Bengals. Safety Calvin Pryor led the way. The first-round pick made his debut after dealing with a concussion early in camp, and he made sure people realized he was on the..." August 18

  • Rex Ryan defiant about Jets' many penalties: 'We're not here to take anybody's stuff, period'

    Newark Star-Ledger "The final tally looks pretty grim: The Jets were flagged 12 times for 133 yards in their 25-17 preseason victory over the Bengals on Saturday night at Paul Brown Stadium. That total includes a whopping six—three for personal fouls, three for unnecessary roughness—that went for 15 yards, plus a..." August 17

  • Jets get flagged to all hell to get revenge on Bengals

    New York Post "The Jets played some flag football in Saturday night’s 25-17 preseason victory over the Bengals. The Jets drew 12 penalties for 133 yards in the game. Seven of those penalties were personal fouls that cost them 15 yards apiece, with one declined. After the game, several Jets said the game..." August 17

  • Police: Jets rookie Jalen Saunders had a 'medical incident' in his vehicle

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rookie receiver Jalen Saunders, who was involved in what the Jets called "a single-car accident" Friday morning, had what police described as a "medical incident" that is not believed to have involved a crash. A league source said Saunders is "fine." The Jets would only say that Saunders,..." August 17

  • Eric Decker (quad) out vs. Bengals "New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker, who was hoping to play Saturday night despite limited practice time due to a quadriceps injury, was a late scratch against the Cincinnati Bengals. Decker, who signed a five-year, $36.25 million contract in free agency, has been limited in camp with a..." August 16

  • Jets QB Geno Smith not thinking about last year's debacle in Cincinnati

    North Jersey "The last time he played a game here, Geno Smith was removed in the second half. That same scenario figures to play out again tonight when the Jets visit the Bengals, either before or after halftime. However, whenever Smith is relieved by Michael Vick, it will be because this is the preseason,..." August 16

  • Jets WR Jalen Saunders in one-car accident, taken to hospital "Jets rookie receiver Jalen Saunders, the team's fourth-round draft pick, was in a car accident on the way to the team facility on Friday morning, and he was "taken to the hospital and is being monitored as a precaution," the team announced. Not surprisingly, the Jets also said he won't travel..." August 16

  • Rex Ryan says joint training camp practices can work, 'as long as it's not just fight night'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Rex Ryan has an NFL story for every occasion. He grew up admiring the league, when his father, Buddy, coached the Jets’ defensive line from 1968-75. Rex followed Buddy’s path into coaching. Rex won a Super Bowl as the Ravens’ defensive line coach. He made the AFC Championship Game in each of..." August 15

  • Geno Smith the film buff good sign for NY Jets

    New York Daily News "Geno Smith’s next-level education began a few weeks after the Jets’ celebratory locker-room scene in Miami last December. He finished a maddeningly inconsistent rookie season, decompressed for a while, surveyed coaching changes around the league and went back to work with an approach that would..." August 15

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Showtime announces that former Ravens safety Ed Reed has joined the cast of Inside the NFL, joining Brandon Marshall.

  • Jets players are on Tinder but some lie about their jobs

    Newark Star-Ledger "Given the popularity of the smartphone app Tinder -- in which users in the same geographic area can swipe left (pass) or right (like) on photos to indicate whether they're interested in each other -- it shouldn't come as a surprise that professional athletes use it too. But according to The..." August 14

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Chris Johnson feeling unpredictable "Former Pro Bowl running back Chris Johnson expects a bounce-back year with the New York Jets, claiming he was held back by a stale offense over his final three seasons with the Tennessee Titans. "When I was in Tennessee, a lot of the plays when the offensive coordinator was calling them, they..." August 13

  • Without QB tension, Jets a happy family "The New York Jets say they're a closer team than a year ago. You could point to several reasons, starting with more continuity on the roster and the addition-by-subtraction departures of Santonio Holmes and Antonio Cromartie. But there's something else and, like a lot of things in the NFL, it..." August 13

  • Rex still won’t say it, but Geno will be the starter

    New York Post "The Jets’ first team took 21 snaps in 11-on-11 drills at Tuesday’s practice. Geno Smith was the quarterback for 19 of them. Smith will start Saturday night’s preseason game against the Bengals, just as he started last week’s game against the Colts. Over the last four practices, Smith has..." August 13

  • Jets Sign LeQuan Lewis

    Gang Green Nation "Lewis had most recently been a member of the Canadian Football League's Toronto Argonauts. An undrafted free agent out of Arizona State in 2011, Lewis has at one point been a member of eight different NFL teams. That includes brief stints with the Jets in 2012 in which he was waived or released..." August 12

  • Michael Vick urges Ray Rice to “make amends”

    Pro Football Talk "Michael Vick was treated much more harshly — both by the legal system and by the NFL — for his involvement in dog fighting than Ray Rice was for assaulting his wife. But Vick and Rice are both football stars whose off-field actions have landed them in trouble, and so Vick feels that he may be able..." August 12

  • How much will Kyle Wilson factor into Jets' plans to perhaps replace Dee Milliner?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets began rolling out their plan Monday for what they might do if cornerback Dee Milliner can’t play in the Sept. 7 opener against the Raiders. Milliner is dealing with some sort of sprained ankle. It involved safety Antonio Allen and special teams ace Ellis Lankster working with the first..." August 12

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Source: Jets reached out to veteran free agent cornerback Asante Samuel today. However, #NYJ unlikely to sign him.

  • Jets cornerback Dee Milliner will miss a few weeks with ankle sprain, Dex McDougle has torn ACL

    New York Daily News "The Jets’ suspect secondary suffered two blows Sunday, raising even more questions about the weak link of Rex Ryan’s defense. Dee Milliner is expected to miss a few weeks with a high ankle sprain, according to a source, and rookie Dex McDougle tore his ACL, bad news for a team that already..." August 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jets believe CB Dee Milliner suffered a high-ankle sprain, per source. Out a few weeks. He thought it was broken, but tests show a sprain

  • Yeremiah Bell retires after 11 NFL seasons

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Yeremiah Bell wasn’t supposed to play in the NFL. Instead, he made it, and he lasted for more than a decade. Bell tells the Winchester (Ky.) Sun that it’s time to move on. “I’m done,” Bell said. “It’s not official because my agent hasn’t turned in the papers yet but within myself,..." August 10

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    Kimberley A. Martin @KMart_LI

    Rex on Dee: "It sounded like he rolled it, which would lead u to believe it's more of an ankle sprain than it would be a fracture." #jets

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Chris Ivory says he has rib cartilage injury. Felt "some movement in there" during game, so he came out. Not sure if he'll play vs Cincy.

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Trainers helped Milliner length of the field. Could not put any weight on his left ankle. Rookie CB McDougle left practice earlier with knee

  • Vick sees results from efforts to leave villainous past behind

    New York Post "With 13:17 left to play in the second quarter of the Jets’ preseason opener Thursday against the Colts, new quarterback Michael Vick jogged onto the MetLife Stadium field. The small crowd gave Vick the loudest ovation of the night. Five days earlier, the public address announcer introduced the..." August 10