Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson fires back at critics: 'I have a life'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson wasn't at organized team activities on Tuesday and Wednesday, and head coach Todd Bowles said Richardson has only been at One Jets Drive for about half of the team's offseason program, which began more than a month ago but is still voluntary at this..." May 22

  • Jets Got It Wrong Naming Geno Smith Starter

    Gang Green Nation "think the Jets made a mistake naming Geno Smith the team's starting quarterback. It isn't that Geno should have been left definitively out of the running for the job. There just should be a competition for the Jets. The Jets have players with established track records as quality starters...." May 21

  • Darrelle Revis: ‘[The Patriots] have a history of doing stuff’

    New York Daily News "Darrelle Revis has a healthy professional respect for nemesis-turned-teammate-turned-rival Tom Brady, but he's not shedding any tears for the golden boy quarterback at the center of the Patriots' latest cheating scandal. "Everybody's blowing it up because it is Tom Brady," Revis told the Daily..." May 21

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    RB Stevan Ridley, coming off knee surgery, in positional drills. Moving well in Jets' OTAs. #nyj

  • Former Jets LB pleads guilty in 'revenge porn' case "Former Jets' linebacker Jermaine Cunningham pleaded guilty to charges relating back to a domestic dispute that invoked New Jersey's "revenge porn" law, per the Associated Press. Cunningham pleaded guilty on Wednesday to three charges, including invasion of privacy, illegal transport of a weapon..." May 20

  • Jets OC Gailey: Geno Smith 'probably' Week 1 starter at QB

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said there would not be a quarterback competition during training camp and that incumbent QB Geno Smith would "probably" be the team's starter during Week 1 of the regular season, per the Daily News. Smith, who threw for 2,525 yards, 13 touchdowns with 13..." May 20

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Jets coach: Tom Brady ban can’t help us win AFC East — yet

    New York Post "When the NFL suspended Tom Brady this week for the first four games of the season, some people viewed it as the AFC East opening up for the Jets, Bills or Dolphins. Jets coach Todd Bowles chuckled at that idea on Thursday. “It’s the offseason,” Bowles said. “Nobody wins a title in May. You get..." May 16

  • Michael Vick pursuing starting job, three more years in NFL "Michael Vick wants back into the NFL, but is there a team out there willing to take a chance on a 34-year-old quarterback (soon to be 35), who is best known for his legs rather than his passing ability? Well, if a team does give Vick a chance to extend his career, gets enamored with him enough..." May 15

  • Michael Vick Reportedly Has ‘Several Teams’ Interested In Him

    Sportsnaut "Michael Vick was once the most dangerous player in the NFL, but the veteran quarterback is currently without a job. That may soon change, as former NFL wide receiver Chris Chambers says there are “several teams that want him.” “He didn’t know if he wanted to play football again,” said Chambers,..." May 14

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Jets fans on Patriots quarterback: Just call him 'Tom Shady'

    ESPN New York "If you can't beat 'em, mock 'em. An anonymous group of New York Jets fans, delighting in Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate, took a not-so-subtle shot at the Patriots' quarterback by purchasing space on 12 electronic billboards in northern New Jersey. The big green..." May 13

  • Braylon Edwards -- Ex-NFL Star Popped for Extreme DUI "Former NFL wide receiver Braylon Edwards was arrested for DUI in Scottsdale, Arizona last week ... and cops say he was EXTREMELY wasted ... TMZ Sports has learned. The 32-year-old -- who played for the Browns, Jets and 49ers during his NFL career -- was pulled over in the early hours of May..." May 12

  • New York Jets poised to 'win' off-season spending title "Unrestricted free agency is just about over, and it appears the New York Jets will be crowned champions. The champions of spending, that is. The Jets have doled out a league-high $179.3 million in total contracts for unrestricted free agents, according to ESPN's John Clayton, who has an..." May 12

  • For Bills, Dolphins and Jets, opportunity knocks after Brady suspension

    Pro Football Talk "No excuses. And be ready when the gates open. That is all that can be said to the Dolphins, Bills and Jets with the news Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been suspended for the first four games of 2015 due to the NFL’s depiction of his role in #DeflateGate, as well as the league’s..." May 11

  • Jets sign QB Jake Heaps after tryout

    Pro Football Talk "Bryce Petty won’t be the only rookie quarterback working with the Jets this offseason. The team announced Monday that they have signed former University of Miami quarterback Jake Heaps after he tried out for the team during last weekend’s rookie minicamp. Heaps becomes the fifth quarterback on..." May 11

  • Bryce Petty a real steal at QB for Jets, say former coaches

    New York Daily News "The Jets’ search for a franchise quarterback passed the desperation stage long ago. For the better part of five decades, the whiffs at the game’s most important position have anchored the star-crossed franchise and prompted four-letter-word frustration. So, Bryce Petty’s arrival last weekend..." May 11

  • N.J. Gov. Christie spent $82,000 on concessions at Jets, Giants games: report

    Yahoo! Sports "A New Jersey watchdog report indicates that Gov. Chris Christie spent more than $82,000 in state funds on concessions at Jets and Giants games during the 2010 and 2011 seasons. We know the jokes you want to make here. They're sitting right in front of you, like a burly dude in the seat directly..." May 11

  • Mike Vick Police Report QB Allegedly Threatens Ex-Business Partner, Vick Calls B.S. "Mike Vick's ex-business partner claims he's been on the receiving end of some nasty threats from the QB ever since their hairbrush company hit the skids .. and now he's filed a police report against the NFL star. Though Vick's reps say the whole thing is a bunch of crap. The man behind the..." May 11

  • Jets sign Leonard Williams

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when rookie signings are coming so fast that it’s hard to keep up, one of the biggest names in the draft class is the latest to sign on the line that is dotted: Leonard Williams has signed his rookie deal with the Jets. Williams, a defensive lineman from USC, was widely regarded as..." May 09

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Jets DL Leonard Williams expected to sign his contract tonight. Sixth overall pick gets a four-year, $18.6m deal with $11.6m signing bonus.

  • Brandon Marshall was almost traded to the New England Patriots

    Chicago Sun-Times "In a surprise appearance on ESPN 1000 on Friday, former Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall said he was almost traded to the New England Patriots before last season. Marshall, of course, was traded to the New York Jets this offseason after general manager Ryan Pace and coach John Fox took over..." May 08

  • Jets GM Mike Maccagnan says trading Mo Wilkerson 'not part of our plans'

    ESPN New York "General manager Mike Maccagnan said Wednesday the New York Jets aren't planning to put a "For Sale" sign on defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. At the same time, he didn't declare Wilkerson an untouchable. Maccagnan, speaking on The Michael Kay Show on ESPN New York 98.7 FM, said Wilkerson's name..." May 07

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Ed Reed To Announce His Retirement

    Baltimore Sun "Quarterbacks can finally rest easy. Ed Reed is officially retiring. For 12 seasons, Reed was constantly lurking. New England quarterback Tom Brady used to wear a wristband when playing against the Ravens that said, “Find 20 on every play,” referring to Reed’s jersey number. Reed recorded..." May 07

  • Mike Maccagnan: Leonard Williams’s arrival doesn’t impact Mo Wilkerson

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets weren’t expecting defensive lineman Leonard Williams to be available when they were on the board in the first round and they were more than happy to take the USC prospect with the sixth pick. On Wednesday, General Manager Mike Maccagnan said that Williams was the pick was because he..." May 07

  • Chris Johnson Wants to Play for the Cowboys

    Sportsnaut "Former New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was caught out on the town with his former quarterback Vince Young. The two were hanging out at Katsuya, a popular sushi restaurant in Hollywood. Not wasting any time with small talk, a reporter from TMZ Sports asked Johnson if he could see..." May 05

  • Jets Sign Former Syracuse DT Davon Walls

    Gang Green Nation "290lb's and he runs the 40 yard dash in 4.8 seconds and has a wingspan of 84 inches. Let us get the ugly part about Walls out of the way: To this point, Walls is best known as one of two players Syracuse coach Scott Shafer kicked off the team in his first months on the job. On March 6, 2013,..." May 04

  • Ex-Jet Jermaine Cunningham to face 'revenge porn' charges in court Wednesday, report says

    Newark Star-Ledger "Former Jets linebacker Jermaine Cunningham is scheduled to face 'revenge porn' charges in court on Wednesday, according to a report from the Associated Press. Cunningham was arrested in December and charged with third-degree invasion of privacy after disseminating naked photos of a woman to the..." May 04

  • Maccagnan cleans house on Jets scouting staff after draft

    New York Post "Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan wasted no time beginning to reshape his personnel department after the draft. Maccagnan fired director of pro personnel Brendan Prophett on Sunday along with scouts Rick Courtright, David Hinson, Cole Hufnagel, Chris Prescott and Seth Turner, according to..." May 04

  • Jets Have No Intention of Throwing Bryce Petty Into Starting Role in 2015

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets are finally starting to make some sense these days. The Jets selected Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL draft, but he’s not expected to start this year. “He’s got a lot to learn,” head coach Todd Bowles said, via “We’re not looking..." May 03

  • Jets pick Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty in fourth round of NFL draft

    New York Daily News "The Jets may have a new quarterback, but don’t expect him to be on the field in a regular-season game right away. The Jets selected former Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty in the fourth round of the NFL draft with the 103rd overall pick on Saturday. The Jets traded up one spot with the Jaguars,..." May 03

  • Jets get Zac Stacy in trade with Rams

    ESPN New York "Two days after requesting a trade or his release from the St. Louis Rams, running back Zac Stacy got his wish Saturday and was dealt to the New York Jets for a seventh-round draft pick. Stacy became expendable in the first round, when the Rams surprised many by selecting running back Todd..." May 03

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Rams RB Zac Stacy traded to Jets for pick 224, per source.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Why did #Jets trade up with the #Jaguars just one spot to take Bryce Petty? Because… the #Jaguars had an offer from the #Browns for him

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    New York Jets @nyjets

    We've traded our 3rd (70th) for HOU's 3rd (82), 5th (152), 7th (229) and WR DeVier Posey.

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    I'm told the Jets are one of the teams that have inquired about Rams RB Zac Stacey, who wants out after the Gurley pick #nyj

  • With 6th pick in NFL Draft, Jets select defensive tackle Leonard Williams

    New York Daily News "Rex Ryan may be gone but he would be proud of the Jets selection: for the sixth straight year, the Jets went defense first in the NFL draft. The Jets reinforced the stronger side of the ball on Thursday night when they selected Leonard Williams with the 6th pick. The Jets were already set to..." May 01

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Jets pick Southern Cal D-lineman Leonard Williams sixth overall in #NFLDraft.

  • Titans discussing No. 2 pick with three or four teams "General manager Ruston Webster told ESPN's Bob Holtzman on Thursday that the Tennessee Titans, who hold the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft, are talking to three or four teams about possibly trading the pick. Webster said the team has had "fairly substantial conversations" with a couple of teams,..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Report: Redskins, Jets interested in moving down in draft

    The Score "While much of the pre-draft speculation has centered around the Tennessee Titans and the No. 2 overall pick, they aren't the only team with a high draft pick worth keeping an eye on. One club official handling trade conversations for his team told Peter King of The MMQB that the Washington..." April 30

  • NFL draft QBs be damned, Geno Smith still believes Jets are his team

    New York Daily News "The Jets are eyeing other quarterbacks and Geno Smith knows it. How could he not? Gang Green, which owns the sixth pick of the NFL draft, which kicks off on Thursday night, has done its homework on the top-tier quarterbacks, especially Marcus Mariota, with whom the Jets had a private workout..." April 30

  • Former NFL star Plaxico Burress indicted on charges he failed to pay N.J. taxes

    Newark Star-Ledger "Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has been indicted on charges he failed to pay $47,903 in New Jersey income taxes, authorities said Thursday. Burress, 37, of Totowa, faces one count of issuing a bad check or electronic funds transfer, and one count of willful failure to pay state tax. Both are..." April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • Jets TE Jace Amaro responds to Rex Ryan’s continuous jabs

    New York Post "Jets tight end Jace Amaro is not bracing himself for a fight the next time he sees former coach Rex Ryan. Ryan, now the coach of the Bills, has ripped Amaro three times since the second-year tight end made comments about the Jets lacking accountability last season. Amaro said he was unfazed..." April 29

  • Report: Jets Would Pass on Marcus Mariota If Given the Opportunity

    Sportsnaut "With the Geno Smith and Ryan Fitzpatrick as the only two NFL-caliber quarterbacks on the roster, it appears the New York Jets should be in the market for a signal caller when the draft comes calling. However, it is being reported that the Jets would pass on Oregon’s Marcus Mariota if given the..." April 28

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    League source: NFL fines Jets $100,000 in Revis tampering case. No docking of draft picks. Patriots not fined. Full Story coming #nyj