Jets Rumors & News

  • Rex Ryan goes after Jace Amaro again

    Pro Football Talk "Former Jets coach Rex Ryan continues to hold Jets tight end Jace Amaro accountable for his contention that the Jets weren’t held accountable in 2014, Ryan’s last one with the team. “It’s not the truth,” Ryan said Saturday morning on WFAN radio, via Dom Cosentino of Rex then became..." April 18

  • Darrelle Revis to reunite with Patriots at White House after signing with Jets

    New York Daily News "Get ready for an uncomfortable reunion in the nation's capital. Darrelle Revis plans to attend the Patriots' visit next Thursday to the White House, according to a source. The team will be honored by President Barack Obama, but the trip could be interesting given all that has happened with..." April 17

  • Chris Johnson -- 'In Talks' With NFL Teams ... Prepping for Comeback "Just one month after he was hit in the shoulder in a drive by shooting, Chris Johnson is already getting ready to return to the NFL -- and sources tell us he's "in talks" with multiple NFL teams. Johnson has previously said he's been checked out by a doctor -- and insists he's good to go...." April 16

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    Ben Volin @BenVolin

    Oh right, football. #Jets gave Ridley $1.25 million for his 1-year deal, with $80,000 guaranteed (signing bonus)

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • The Jets' search for an offensive identity starts with finding stability

    SB Nation "Chan Gailey's mission as Jets offensive coordinator is to mend a broken offense. New Jets head coach Todd Bowles chose Gailey to revamp a group that deteriorated from 30th to 31st to last in NFL passing yards in each of the last three seasons. A bunch that sank to 28th twice and 29th once in..." April 14

  • Reports: Jets looking to replace Geno Smith

    Sporting News "Geno Smith's time in New York may be running out. The Jets are looking to replace the quarterback whom they selected in the second round of the 2013 draft, according to multiple reports. General manager Mike Maccagnan "hasn't ruled out" trading for a quarterback in this year's draft, ESPN..." April 14

  • NFL's Chris Johnson -- $5,000 Reward for Shooter's Arrest "The person who shot NFL running back Chris Johnson -- and killed his friend -- now has a $5,000 bounty on his (or her) head ... TMZ Sports has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us ... investigators have been working like hell trying to identify and locate whoever fired the shots in that..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Sources: WVU WR Kevin White, Baylor QB Bryce Petty & Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler will be visiting Jets today/tomorrow

  • Jets bringing QB Bryce Petty in for pre-draft visit "New York Jets coach Todd Bowles has made it plain enough that the team's current quarterbacks can expect some added competition for the 2015 season, presumably from the NFL draft. But while the club is getting an up-close look at the draft's best quarterback prospects in Jameis Winston and Marcus..." April 12

  • Revis claims Instagram hacking

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier today, Deadspin pointed out that Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis engaged in a profane exchange with fans on his Instagram account. Many predicted that Revis would claim that his account was hacked. And he has. “I gotta a ring, I’m paid & worth more than you,” Revis (or the hacker)..." April 12

  • Jameis Winston to make pre-draft visit to New York Jets, sources say

    New York Daily News "Jameis Winston isn't expected to be available when the Jets are on the clock with the No. 6 pick, but he will be making a pre-draft visit to Gang Green headquarters, according to sources. The Daily News has learned that the Jets cancelled a private workout with the former Florida State..." April 12

  • Jets to pick up option on Quinton Coples

    New York Daily News "The Jets haven’t given up on Quinton Coples yet. The Daily News has learned that the team will exercise the fifth-year option on Coples’ rookie contract by the May 3 deadline before determining whether to make a true long-term commitment to the former first-round pick. Per terms of the NFL’s..." April 11

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    The #Jets are expected to sign veteran ILB Joe Mays, per sources. He's expected to sign by early next week.

  • Jets have private workout with UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley

    New York Daily News "The Jets’ seemingly endless search for a franchise quarterback has them looking everywhere to upgrade at the game’s most important position. The Daily News has learned that the team held a private workout for UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley about four weeks ago. There are fair questions about..." April 10

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Jets sign Stevan Ridley

    Pro Football Talk "The Stevan Ridley free agency tour has come to a close, and he’s landing with the Jets. Ridley is signing with the Jets, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Ridley also paid visits to Miami and Washington. The 26-year-old Ridley was the Patriots’ starter at the beginning of last season, but..." April 09

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Former #Patriots RB Stevan Ridley is signing with the #Jets, source said.

  • Why Jets’ Amaro already thinks Bowles is a step up from Rex

    New York Post "That sound you hear is every Jet running out to buy an alarm clock. The Jets began their offseason workouts Monday, permitted to start two weeks earlier than most teams because they have a new head coach in Todd Bowles. Tight end Jace Amaro said there’s a new feeling of accountability and..." April 08

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Jets have interest in signing ILB Joe Mays, per source. He visited the #Chargers last month.

  • Jace Amaro: Jets had ‘an issue’ with tardiness under Rex Ryan

    Larry Brown Sports "Rex Ryan is a players’ coach above all else. There is a reason guys love playing for him, but can developing too much of a friendship with your players lead to a lack of respect? New York Jets tight end Jace Amaro indicated as much earlier this week. During an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio..." April 07

  • Erin Henderson, troubled ex-Vikings linebacker, agrees to terms with Jets, per sources

    Newark Star-Ledger "Erin Henderson, a linebacker whose promising career with the Vikings was cut short by substance abuse and a pair of DWI arrests, has agreed to terms with the Jets on a one-year contract, league sources told NJ Advance Media on Tuesday. The move fills another depth void for the Jets, who last..." April 07

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Jets star DL Muhammad Wilkerson is not reporting for start of the team's offseason work today. Might not be around for a while. Stay tuned

  • Geno Smith has money on line in Jets' offseason program

    ESPN New York "Not that Geno Smith needs extra incentive to attend the New York Jets' offseason program, technically voluntary, but he has a nice chunk of money at stake as he prepares for his third season. Smith's contract includes a clause that ties about 32 percent of his 2015 compensation to offseason..." April 06

  • Stevan Ridley leaves Jets facility without a deal

    New York Daily News "Stevan Ridley is still a free agent, for now. The former Patriots running back left the Jets facility Friday morning without a deal, according to sources. Ridley has at least one visit lined up for next week, but the feeling is that he’ll likely end up with the Jets or Dolphins. The Jets..." April 05

  • Brandon Marshall gets No. 15 from Saalim Hakim

    Pro Football Talk "Brandon Marshall will get to keep the jersey No. 15 after a deal with teammate Saalim Hakim. Marshall, who also wore 15 with the Broncos and Bears, wanted to wear 15 with the Jets as well. But Hakim, who already had it, said Marshall would have to beat him in a race to get it from him. That..." April 03

  • Jets coach Todd Bowles: Hope to add another QB "The New York Jets are in the market for another quarterback, and they're not opposed to trading up from the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft. Connect the dots, and the result should intensify the Marcus Mariota speculation. General manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles dropped the..." April 03

  • Increased role for Jeremy Kerley could impact Jets' draft decision

    ESPN New York "Let's file this under, "Reading between the lines in an attempt to uncover a draft nugget." On Thursday, general manager Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles conducted a conference call with New York Jets' season-ticket holders, answering their questions for about 20 minutes. One of the..." April 03

  • Jets re-sign backup offensive tackle Ben Ijalana

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets made another depth signing on Wednesday when they inked a deal to keep backup offensive tackle Ben Ijalana, who had become an unrestricted free agent three weeks ago. Ijalana, 25, attended both Willingboro and Rancocas Valley high schools in South Jersey. He played for the Jets in 2013..." April 02

  • Ridley could join Revis in Pats-to-Jets defections

    New York Post "The Jets took one former Patriot this offseason. Now, they are taking a look at another. Free-agent running back Stevan Ridley is scheduled to visit the Jets on Wednesday, according to a source. Ridley, 26, reportedly visited the Dolphins on Tuesday. Ridley had 2,817 rushing yards and 22..." April 02

  • Saints sign cornerback Kyle Wilson

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints have signed free-agent cornerback Kyle Wilson, the team announced on Wednesday. Wilson, 27, was a first-round draft pick of the New York Jets in 2010. At 5-foot-10 and 190 pounds, Wilson could be one of a handful of players competing for a nickel or reserve role on the..." April 01

  • Jets abandon camp in Cortland, will stay home for summer

    New York Post "The Jets won’t be going away to camp this year. The team announced training camp will be held at their training center in Florham Park this summer instead of Cortland, where they spent five of the past six summers. It is another sign the Jets are turning the page from the Rex Ryan era. Ryan..." April 01

  • Jets Sign Unrestricted FA Jamari Lattimore "The Jets have signed unrestricted free agent linebacker Jamari Lattimore. Lattimore (6'2", 232) entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Green Bay out Middle Tennessee State after the 2011 draft and has been an inside 'backer and special teams player with the Packers for the past four..." April 01

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Patriots free-agent RB Stevan Ridley is visiting NY Jets today, per source. He already has visited Dolphins.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Look for former Raiders QB Matt Schaub to sign this week, per source. Interested teams include Jets, Ravens, Falcons, amongst others.

  • Erin Henderson set for visit with Jets

    Pro Football Talk "Erin Henderson’s search for a chance to resume his NFL career will be heading to New Jersey. Henderson met with the 49ers last week after sitting out the entire 2014 season following his release in Minnesota, but didn’t sign a contract with the team. The Niners have moved on to a scheduled..." March 29

  • Rodney Harrison blasts Geno Smith, thinks Jets will win 5 games "Former Patriots safety and NBC Sports NFL studio analyst Rodney Harrison has some reasonable thoughts on the AFC East and what, if anything, the Bills, Dolphins and Jets have done to make up ground on the Pats. It's just that when you read what Harrison said, it's hard to do it without the mental..." March 29

  • Todd Bowles & Co. set for private workout with Marcus Mariota

    ESPN New York "The New York Jets' brass, headed by general manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles, will be in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday for a private workout with quarterback Marcus Mariota -- another important step in the pre-draft evaluation process. Maccagnan attended Mariota's pro day earlier this..." March 29

  • Jets sending six to private workout for quarterback Marcus Mariota "The Jets are sending their army westward. General manager Mike Maccagnan and coach Todd Bowles will travel to Oregon with four other members of the organization to watch a private workout for quarterback prospect Marcus Mariota, according to the New York Daily News. "We're spending a lot of..." March 27

  • Jets Have Just Under $12 Million in Cap Space

    Gang Green Nation "The latest report from the National Football League Players' Association has the amount of salary cap space held by the New York Jets at $11,901,443. According to, the team will have to use a projected $6,046,013 to pay for their draft class. " March 27

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • Jets sign blocking tight end who couldn’t make the Giants

    New York Post "The Jets added more depth on Wednesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with tight end Kellen Davis, the team announced. Davis, 29, played seven games, including one in the playoffs, for the Lions last year. He was with the Giants in training camp, but was part of the final cuts. Davis won a Super..." March 26

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • Revis says Patriots simply had to pick up his option

    Pro Football Talk "Amid allegations and counterallegations of tampering between his former team and his current/former team, cornerback Darrelle Revis has broken his silence with a mini media tour in his new/old home market of New York City. Appearing on SNY’s Loudmouths, Revis made the matter-of-fact observation..." March 26

  • Jets and TE Kellen Davis close to deal, source confirms

    Newsday "After visiting Florham Park on Tuesday, free-agent tight end Kellen Davis is close to signing a deal with the Jets, a source confirmed to Newsday. The 6-7, 265-pound Davis was cut by the Giants at the end of training camp last year and signed with the Detroit Lions in October. The 29-year-old..." March 25

  • Jets' Darrelle Revis is psyched to be in Todd Bowles' super-aggressive defense

    Newark Star-Ledger "It turns out Darrelle Revis knows a thing or two about new head coach Todd Bowles' defense despite spending last season with the New England Patriots While speaking with ESPN's "Mike & Mike" on Wednesday morning, the Jets cornerback said he paid attention to Bowles' former team, the Arizona..." March 25

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Jets file tampering charges against Patriots over Revis remarks

    Pro Football Talk "In December, Jets owner Woody Johnson publicly expressed interest in bringing back cornerback Darrelle Revis, who at the time was under contract with the Patriots. The Patriots later filed tampering charges against the Jets. On Monday, Patriots owner Robert Kraft spoke about the departure of..." March 25

  • Corey Hilliard signs with Jets

    Pride Of Detroit "Another Detroit Lions free agent has found a new team. Specifically, offensive tackle Corey Hilliard has signed with the New York Jets after previously taking a visit with them. The deal was announced by the Jets on Tuesday. Hilliard played for the Lions from 2009-14. He was mainly a backup..." March 24