Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets GM Mike Maccagnan doesn’t rule out keeping 4 QBs

    Sportsnaut "Most NFL teams keep two quarterbacks and another on the scout team. It’s rare for teams to carry three quarterbacks on the final roster, but the New York Jets bump it up to four after training camp, per general manager Mike Maccagnan. The Jets’ current quarterback situation is about as..." May 03

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • Jets GM 'excited to see what Geno (Smith) can do' as starter

    The Score "The New York Jets don't sound nearly as concerned about their starting quarterback situation as many fans and members of the media. The team still hasn't re-signed 2015 starter Ryan Fitzpatrick, leaving Geno Smith atop the depth chart and developmental options Christian Hackenberg (a 2016..." May 03

  • Jets' Mike Maccagnan explains why he didn't exercise Dee Milliner's option

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets on Monday officially did not exercise the fifth-year option in 2013 first-round draft pick Dee Milliner's rookie contract. Most first-round picks have their fifth-year options picked up. It's typically a team-friendly move, unless the player has been a big disappointment, like..." May 03

  • Jets Exercise 2017 Option On Sheldon Richardson

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets have officially exercised their 2017 option on Richardson, per Mehta (Twitter link). However, as Brian Costello of the New York Post tweets, the club won’t be picking up cornerback Dee Milliner‘s option, so he’ll be eligible for unrestricted free agency next year." May 02

  • Jets will host Odell Beckham Jr.'s cousin for tryout

    The Score "The New York Jets will host Terron Beckham - the cousin of New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. - for a rookie camp tryout next weekend. Terron hasn't played football since high school and has instead been working as a personal trainer and model. It appears he's a mere beneficiary of..." May 01

  • Jets G.M. says they’re not trying to trade for a quarterback

    Pro Football Talk "The fascinating part of the Jets’ dance with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is that nothing seems to be happening to make the process move any faster. And it doesn’t seem they’re in a hurry for resolution either. When the Jets braintrust came out to talk about their fourth-round choice, they..." April 30

  • Jets to enter OTAs with Smith as starting QB; 'still working' on Fitzpatrick return

    The Score "After drafting Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the third round of the 2016 NFL draft, the New York Jets' situation under center remains unclear. Jets head coach Todd Bowles said Friday night that Geno Smith will enter the Jets OTAs as the first-team quarterback and that the team..." April 30

  • Mike Maccagnan denies report Jets are discussing Nick Foles trade

    Newark Star-Ledger "Shortly before Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan met with reporters Saturday, for the final time in this year's NFL Draft, a report emerged that the Jets were discussing a trade for Rams quarterback Nick Foles. It came from The Huffington Post's Jordan Schultz Maccagnan essentially denied..." April 30

  • Brandon Marshall 'Wake up Raiders...Vegas is Dangerous for NFL Players'

    TMZ "Brandon Marshall thinks moving the Raiders to Sin City is a commitment to disaster ... saying Vegas will DESTROY young players who won't be able to resist unhealthy temptations. We got the NY Jets WR on Capitol Hill -- dude was doing more great work on mental health -- and asked what he..." April 30

  • Jets GM: Christian Hackenberg pick not indictment on team's other QBs

    Yahoo! Sports "At about 8:45 p.m. ET on Friday, everyone wished the NFL draft still took place in New York City. Oh, to see the mass reaction of New York Jets fans when their team took Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg with the 51st overall pick. The Jets keep collecting quarterbacks, apparently..." April 30

  • No trade of Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson, GM says

    ESPN "The New York Jets are not planning to trade Pro Bowl defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. "I don't envision that happening," general manager Mike Maccagnan said late Thursday night after picking linebacker Darron Lee in the first round of the NFL draft. Up until a week ago, Maccagnan was..." April 29

  • Jets wanted to trade up for Laremy Tunsil, asking price too high

    SI "The New York Jets tried to trade up from the No. 20 pick to draft Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil, but the asking price of teams in the position to select him was too high, reports Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. Despite being projected to be drafted as high as No. 3, Tunsil slid to the..." April 29

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Jets select #OSU LB Darron Lee at No. 20. It seems their trade-up concerns were because they thought the #Bills would take him.

  • Jets infatuated with Christian Hackenberg

    Number Fire "The New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan "has an affinity" for Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports. What It Means: Cimini does not believe the Jets would take Hackenberg in the first round, but he could be an option on Day 2." April 28

  • Darron Lee goes 20th overall to Jets

    Newsday "Darron Lee, a linebacker from Ohio State, was selected by the Jets with the No. 20 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday night. It’s the first time the Jets have drafted a linebacker in the first round since 2008, when they took Vernon Gholston sixth overall. " April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Report: Fitzpatrick would rather not play than accept Jets' offer

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets' quarterback situation remains unsettled heading into the first round of the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday night. As of right now, it would be Geno Smith and Bryce Petty competing for the starting job in training camp. That’s obviously a less-than-ideal scenario for a team that..." April 28

  • Jets' Brandon Marshall to testify before U.S. Senate committee

    Newark Star-Ledger "The NFL world might be bracing for Thursday night's draft, but Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall will be in Washington, D.C., to testify before a U.S. Senate committee at a hearing about mental health issues. At 2 p.m. Thursday, Marshall and three other witnesses are scheduled to address the..." April 28

  • New York Jets targeting wide receiver at No. 20? "The Jets have been whispered about as a team that might trade up for a quarterback in the draft, but will Gang Green pick a pass-catcher instead? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that New York could be "targeting" a receiver with the No. 20 overall selection. TCU's Josh Doctson..." April 27

  • Jets mourn loss of longtime great Winston Hill

    ESPN "Winston Hill, a former Super Bowl champion and one of the most revered players in New York Jets history, died Tuesday night at his home in Denver, the team announced. He was 74. Hill, who protected Joe Namath's blindside during the Jets' only Super Bowl season, in 1968, was one of football's..." April 27

  • Jets running out of time to trade Muhammad Wilkerson

    New York Post "Before the Jets are on the clock Thursday night, time will run out on the idea of trading disgruntled star Muhammad Wilkerson. The Jets have been open to trading Wilkerson for weeks, but any deal would have to be completed before the draft begins. That is what made trading Wilkerson such a..." April 27

  • Matt Forte would be ‘disappointed’ if Ryan Fitzpatrick is not back with Jets

    Newark Star-Ledger "Matt Forte, the Jets' new running back, offered some thoughts Tuesday about quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract standoff with the organization. Forte, appearing on CBS Sports Radio's "Tiki and Tierney," said he'd be "disappointed" if Fitzparick isn't back with the Jets in 2016. Here's..." April 27

  • Matt Forte is the latest Jets player to stump for Ryan Fitzpatrick

    CBS Sports "For most of the 2016 offseason, the New York Jets have been locked in a stalemate in their discussions with free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, a career journeyman who is coming off the best season of that career, one in which he completed 59.6 percent of his passes for 3,905 yards, 31..." April 26

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Bills, Jets 'Extremely' Interested in Lynch; Could Trade Up

    Bleacher Report "The Buffalo Bills and New York Jets are "extremely" interested in quarterback Paxton Lynch, according to multiple NFL executives. How high in the draft would either team likely need to trade up to nab him? Which other team with a high draft pick might also have its eye on the quarterback?" April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • Brandon Marshall says he hasn't seen Jay Cutler; Bromance is over

    TMZ "Add Jay Cutler & Brandon Marshall to the rash of shocking celebrity break-ups lately ... 'cause Marshall says he hasn't seen ... or heard so much as a peep from his old running mate since he left Chicago. Marshall & Cutler played together on the Bears from '12-14 during which time the two guys..." April 25

  • Are Jets serious about making 2016 playoffs? Ryan Fitzpatrick standoff suggests they might not be

    New York Daily News "The Jets appear to be taking an unconventional approach to the 2016 season: Play without a quarterback. It’s a bold strategy, Cotton. Oh, sure, the ol’ 10-on-11 tactic can fool some defensive coordinators. Let’s face it: There are some dreadful ones out there who might not even notice, but..." April 24

  • Jets GM Mike Maccagnan admits team inquired about trading up for No. 1 pick

    New York Daily News "It could have been the Jets and not the L.A. Rams on the clock and staring at a potential franchise quarterback. General manager Mike Maccagnan admitted Friday that Gang Green investigated the possibility of trading all the way up to the No. 1 spot in this year’s draft. “The short answer is..." April 23

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Jets' Ryan Clady 'good to go' after missing 2015 with ACL tear

    Gang Green Nation "Mike Maccagnan held a predraft media availability yesterday. When we get this close to the Draft, nobody is offering very much in the way of substantive information. Teams do not want to telegraph their strategy. As such, Maccagnan did not say much of note. (The Jets aren't going to rescind..." April 23

  • Jets GM rejects Josh Norman’ing Mo Wilkerson

    New York Post "Mike Maccagnan is not going to pull a Dave Gettleman. The Jets’ general manager said Friday the team is not considering rescinding the franchise tag from defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson like the Panthers’ GM did this week with cornerback Josh Norman. “I don’t view that as an option,”..." April 23

  • Ryan Clady cleared medically after ACL tear

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets traded for tackle Ryan Clady this month with the intent to make him their starting left tackle now that the team has parted ways with longtime starter D’Brickashaw Ferguson. At the time of the trade, the only apparent obstacle to plugging Clady into the lineup was the torn ACL he..." April 22

  • Jets aren't actively shopping Wilkerson, won't rescind franchise tag "If the Jets plan to vault into the top 10 of next week's draft, they'll likely need to offer their juiciest bargaining chip: Muhammad Wilkerson. Still yet to sign his $15.7 million franchise tag, New York's star defensive end has been the subject of trade talks for weeks while staying away from..." April 22

  • Brandon Marshall Jets Gotta Keep Fitzpatrick ... I'll Raise The Money!!!

    TMZ "Brandon Marshall is desperate to keep Ryan Fitzpatrick as the Jets starting QB ... so desperate he says he's willing to solve the Jets vs Fitzpatrick contract dispute ... by raising the damn money himself. With the Jets and Fitzpatrick reportedly "far apart" on a new contract ... we had to ask..." April 22

  • Brian Hoyer expected to make a decision soon, after visiting Jets

    Pro Football Talk "There was a report that the Jets wanted to wait until after the draft to see what to do with veteran free agent Ryan Fitzpatrick. Brian Hoyer is apparently in more of a hurry. After meeting with the Jets yesterday and today, the Texans castoff could be close to a decision. According to..." April 20

  • Jets would be better off with Geno Smith instead of Brian Hoyer if Ryan Fitzpatrick bolts

    New York Daily News "The Jets stuck their hands in the journeyman quarterback jar and pulled out another non-answer. Free-agent traveler Brian Hoyer is scheduled to visit New Jersey Tuesdayto huddle up with a Jets brain trust looking for a solution to its biggest problem. Ryan Fitzpatrick’s seemingly never-ending..." April 20

  • Security tells out-of-control Rangers fan Nick Mangold to calm down

    New York Post "Nick Mangold roots for the Rangers like he’s playing center for the Jets. He goes after the opposition, only verbally. For the second time this year, the Jets center attended a Rangers game, and harassed the opposing team like a diehard sitting in the upper deck six beers deep. Mangold,..." April 20

  • Jets Players Send Ryan Fitzpatrick a Love Note

    Wall Street Journal "The “Will They or Won’t They?” tension between the Jets and free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is reaching romantic-comedy levels. Shortly after the Jets reported for their off-season program on Monday, receivers Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall sent the quarterback a video message making..." April 19

  • Brian Hoyer to meet with Jets, source confirms

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick contingency plan is starting to take shape. Free agent quarterback Brian Hoyer, who was officially released by the Texans on Monday, is scheduled to fly into New Jersey on Tuesday for a meeting with the Jets in Florham Park that will continue into Wednesday, according..." April 19

  • Antonio Cromartie’s “dream choice” would be playing for Cowboys

    Pro Football Talk "In late February, there was a report that cornerback Antonio Cromartie would visit with the Bills but he said he had nothing planned with the team and there hasn’t been any further information about discussions with Buffalo about joining the team. There haven’t been any other reports about..." April 19

  • Five burning questions for Jets

    New York Daily News "1. WHAT ABOUT FITZPATRICK? It’s unusual to enter offseason workouts with the team’s presumed starter still a free agent, but that is where the Jets stand with Fitzpatrick. It still seems likely Fitzpatrick winds back wearing green and white, considering he really doesn’t seem to have any other..." April 18

  • Fitzpatrick, Jets likely won't get deal done before draft "The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick are still far apart on a potential new deal. Barring a massive alteration in general manager Mike Maccagnan's spending plan, a pact will not be reached before the NFL draft, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday, leaving a potential move up for a rookie..." April 18

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Jets will exercise fifth-year option on Sheldon Richardson

    New York Daily News "The Daily News has learned that the Jets will exercise the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson’s rookie contract by the May 2 deadline before determining their next move with the 2013 first-round pick (13th overall). Richardson’s fifth-year option will be for about $8..." April 18

  • Willie Colon trying to figure out if he’s healthy enough to keep playing

    Pro Football Talk "Guard Willie Colon was limited to six games for the Jets last season because of a knee injury and turned 33 earlier this month, but said in March that he’d like to extend his NFL career to an 11th season. He’s just not sure if he’s healthy enough to make that happen. Colon, who has started 100..." April 17

  • Fitzpatrick, Jets talks could quickly get interesting

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, quarterback Brian Hoyer chose the Texans over the Jets. This year, the Jets are still looking to sign a quarterback. And that quarterback could be Hoyer. With the Texans not getting any trade offers and likewise unwilling to risk owing Hoyer $4 million if he drops a dumbbell on his..." April 17

  • Muhammad Wilkerson not expected at Jets workouts

    Pro Football Talk "It looks like Broncos linebacker Von Miller won’t be the only high-profile defensive player skipping the start of a workout program this week. Defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson also got franchise tagged this offseason and Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Wilkerson is expected..." April 17

  • Todd Bowles flew to Georgia to work out Leonard Floyd, Jordan Jenkins

    New York Daily News "The Jets have made it clear that they must fortify their defensive edge presence to have a chance to snap a five-year playoff drought. The Daily News has learned that Todd Bowles and defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers flew to the University of Georgia to work out outside linebackers Leonard..." April 17

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