Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets making a couple of hires in personnel department

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets said goodbye to Rex Ryan at the end of the regular season, but they’ll have another Rex in the organization for the 2015 season. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the team will hire Rex Hogan to be their director of college scouting. Hogan was a national scout for the Bears in..." January 25

  • Jets name Pepper Johnson their new defensive line coach

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Jets named Pepper Johnson their new defensive line coach on Saturday, according to the team's official website. The news comes just a day after the team hired Kacy Rodgers to be the new defensive coordinator. Johnson coached for the Patriots from 2000 to 2013 before joining Buffalo's staff..." January 24

  • Geno Smith ‘killed us’ says former NY Jets quarterback coach who followed Rex Ryan to Buffalo Bills

    New York Daily News "The Jets’ season has been over for weeks, but Geno Smith took a hard sack Wednesday. David Lee, the former Jets quarterbacks coach who shuffled up to Buffalo with Rex Ryan, told the Bills’ website that Smith “killed us” last season and his play “cost us.” “Rex and I talked about it, he had..." January 24

  • Jets Sign Coordinators Kacy Rodgers, Bobby April

    NFL.com "Todd Bowles and the Jets have filled their coordinator roster today with the hiring of Kacy Rodgers as Bowles' defensive coordinator and Bobby April Jr. as the new special teams coordinator. They join Chan Gailey, named earlier this week as the Green & White's offensive coordinator. It's no..." January 23

  • NFL moves all three London games to 9:30 a.m. Eastern

    Pro Football Talk "Early morning football from London is here to stay. The NFL announced today that all three London games in 2015 will kick off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. The three early games are Jets-Dolphins on October 4, Bills-Jaguars on October 25 and Lions-Chiefs on November 1." January 22

  • The anti-Idzik: New Jets GM will be ‘very active’ in free agency

    New York Post "New Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan sounds like a man ready to spend some money. In an interview with the team’s website, Maccagnan did not hesitate when talking about how the Jets will approach free agency. “We’ll be very active in free agency,” Maccagnan said. In reality, he doesn’t..." January 21

  • Todd Bowles: Geno Smith was 'a great college quarterback'

    CBSSports.com "The New York Jets recently hired former Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to be their new head coach. Bowles is the sixth straight defensive head coach hired by the Jets. Since Rich Kotite, the Jets have turned to Bill Parcells, Al Groh, Herman Edwards, Eric Mangini, Rex Ryan and..." January 21

  • Jets name Chan Gailey offensive coordinator

    The Score "The New York Jets have found a new offensive coordinator. The Jets announced Tuesday that Chan Gailey would fill the role and guide the team's offense under new head coach Todd Bowles. " January 20

  • Jets still without deal to hire Chan Gailey as OC

    The Score "Though the expectation was that Chan Gailey would become the New York Jets' next offensive coordinator after Todd Bowles takes over as head coach, the move no longer appears to be a sure thing. A deal between the two sides still hasn't been agreed upon, and there are now questions as to whether..." January 19

  • Tampering charges filed against Jets owner Woody Johnson

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The NFL is preparing to investigate Jets owner Woody Johnson for comments made about Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis during a press conference last week, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Tampering charges have been filed against Johnson and the league is trying to determine..." January 18

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    Kent Somers @kentsomers

    #azcardinals released LB coach Mike Caldwell from contract to be Jets asst head coach, per source

  • Jets fire top two college scouts

    ESPN.com "New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan, hired only three days ago, began reshaping the front office Friday by firing the previous regime's top two college scouts. Terry Bradway, the senior director of college scouting, was dismissed after 14 seasons with the Jets. He served as the general..." January 17

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Despite speculation to the contrary, Kacy Rodgers will be the #Jets defensive coordinator.

  • Golden Tate denies affair with Russell Wilson's ex-wife, being punched by Percy Harvin

    SB Nation "Golden Tate is tired of hearing his name pop up in social media rumors, to the point that he felt compelled to address them in an open letter to NFL fans. In the letter, which was published Friday on The Cauldron, the Detroit Lions wide receiver shot down reports of an affair with Russell Wilson's..." January 17

  • Two potentially available QBs who could be Jets’ quick fix

    New York Post "The Jets filled two big openings this week with the hiring of Mike Maccagnan as general manager and Todd Bowles as head coach. Now those two have to figure out what to do with the biggest hole in the Jets organization — quarterback. The position has been an issue off and on for close to 40..." January 16

  • With Chan Gailey running offense, NY Jets could be the right fit for C.J. Spiller

    New York Daily News "Chan Gailey isn’t officially on the Jets’ payroll yet, but he might be able to recruit one of the most coveted running backs on the open market this offseason. Soon-to-be free agent C.J. Spiller would provide a dynamic game-breaking presence for Gailey, who has been targeted by new Jets head..." January 16

  • Dolphins' Kacy Rodgers considered front-runner to become Jets defensive coordinator

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Todd Bowles' recent hiring as the New York Jets' head coach could mean the Dolphins will lose one of the team's top assistants. According to a league source, Dolphins defensive line coach Kacy Rodgers is viewed as a front runner to become Bowles' defensive coordinator, running the New York Jets..." January 15

  • Todd Bowles’ ex-cheerleader daughter has kid with Honey Badger

    New York Post "Todd Bowles’ grandchild has some awfully good genes. The new Jets coach’s stepdaughter is the stunning Sydni Paige Russell, 21, an LSU senior and former New Orleans Hornets cheerleader. And the Bowles family recently added a new member when Russell had a child with Tyrann Mathieu, the..." January 15

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Hearing that Todd Bowles' four-year will be at least $16 million. Chan Gailey, out of football last 2 yrs, will be his OC, per source. #nyj

  • Jets to hire Todd Bowles as head coach, Mike Maccagnan as general manager

    New York Daily News "The Jets have found their head coach. Gang Green intends to hire Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles to a four-year deal as their head coach, according to sources. Bowles, a hot candidate that garnered interest from multiple teams, had his second interview with the Jets on Tuesday..." January 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    John Fox declined HC interview with Jets, per NFL source. Hard to imagine turning down one HC chance unless there's real chance for another.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    In response to my earlier tweet about Jets' contact with John Fox, Jets officials said no interview request was made.

  • Jets end GM search, hire Texans' Mike Maccagnan

    ESPN New York "The New York Jets ended their 15-day search for a general manager on Tuesday, hiring Houston Texans director of college scouting Mike Maccagnan -- a protégé of Jets consultant Charley Casserly. Maccagnan, 47, will be the Jets' third GM in the last four years, replacing John Idzik, who was fired..." January 13

  • Could Peyton play elsewhere in 2015?

    Pro Football Talk "With the Broncos and coach John Fox engaging in the most recent NFL “mutual parting,” the biggest question moving forward is whether the Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning will have a “mutual parting,” too. Manning, who abhors change, may not want to return — if he decides to keep playing...." January 13

  • Next Jets GM must prove he’s not Idzik — by getting Mariota

    New York Post "When the I’s are dotted and the T’s are crossed, and Mike Maccagnan is hired as the new Jets GM, he will be entering a brave new world the likes of which he has never experienced. And my welcome message to him: Good luck, buddy. You’ll need it. Allow me to welcome you to my town. It’s the..." January 13

  • Sean McDermott to interview for Jets head coaching job

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets appear to have settled on a new General Manager after spending several days with Texans director of college scouting Mike Maccagnan, but it doesn’t look like they’re ready to shut down the head coaching search. Dan Graziano of ESPN.com reports that the team will interview Panthers..." January 12

  • Mike Maccagnan expected to leave Texans’ front office for Jets’ GM gig

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans are set to lose a member of their front office according to a report from NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, who says college scouting director Mike Maccagnan will be offered the New York Jets’ general manager position. Maccagnan, who’s played a key role in the draft since being hired by the..." January 12

  • Jets can't yet offer Dan Quinn job

    ESPN New York "The New York Jets were prepared to fly to Seattle immediately after Saturday night's game if the Seattle Seahawks had lost to try to hire Dan Quinn as their head coach, according to sources. Quinn, the Seahawks' defensive coordinator, can't be offered a job until Seattle's postseason run is..." January 12

  • Jets expected to hire Texans' Mike Maccagnan as GM

    NFL.com "The first domino in the New York Jets' new era fell Sunday morning. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the team is expected to hire Texans college scouting director Mike Maccagnan as the new general manager, according to two sources informed of their thinking. Maccagnan has been in..." January 11

  • Jets' Chris Johnson arrested for open carry of firearm

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Jets running back Chris Johnson was arrested Friday night in his hometown of Orlando for open carrying of a firearm, a second degree misdemeanor, per Pro Football Talk. Johnson has a license to carry in the state of Florida, but the Sunshine State along with five other states (California, New..." January 11

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    Erika Esola @emesola

    #Jets RB Chris Johnson was arrested last night in Orlando on a misdemeanor weapons charge. Open carrying of a weapon. pic.twitter.com/isTKm4IRCT

  • Report: Seahawks' Dan Quinn 'favorite' to land Jets coach position

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "The Jets are reportedly favoriting Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn as their next coach, according to the New York Post. A source told the newspaper Quinn has emerged as the favorite, even though the Jets must wait until the Seahawks' season has ended. Quinn, who has interviewed with..." January 10

  • Jets consultant breaks silence: Coach hire may come before GM

    New York Post "One question that has surrounded the Jets’ search for new leadership is which position will owner Woody Johnson fill first: the general manager or the head coach? It’s Gang Green’s version of the chicken or the egg. Consultant Charley Casserly shed some light on the organization’s thinking in a..." January 08

  • Jets set to interview Reich, Bowles for HC job

    ESPN New York "The head-coaching search resumes Wednesday, with the New York Jets scheduled to meet with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles and San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Frank Reich. They will become the fifth and sixth known candidates to interview for Rex Ryan's old..." January 07

  • Here's how much Percy Harvin gets paid if Seahawks win the Super Bowl

    CBSSports.com "Percy Harvin might not play for the Seahawks anymore, but there's a good chance he'll be rooting for Seattle to win Super Bowl XLIX. If the Seahawks take home the Lombardi Trophy this season, Harvin will get a check for $70,500, even though he hasn't played for the team since being traded to..." January 07

  • Report: Jim Mora to interview for New York Jets job

    College Football Talk "Buckle up, UCLA fans. It’s January, and that means one thing in your world: Jim Mora coaching rumors. Word circulated that the New York Jets could be interested in Mora the Younger on New Year’s Eve, and now BruinReportOnline site says that Mora will interview in New York either today or..." January 06

  • Jets linebacker Jermaine Cunningham arrested, charged with spreading sexual images, gun offenses

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets outside linebacker Jermaine Cunningham has been accused of spreading sexual images and illegally transporting a handgun in his Audi. Cunningham was arrested Dec. 29 at his Lafayette Avenue apartment in Summit after police responded to a 911 call from someone near the apartment, said Mark..." January 06

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Sources tell @alexmarvez and me Dolphins are expected to hand over football operations to Mike Tannenbaum in the near future. Story coming.

  • Jets do not have interview scheduled with UCLA's Jim Mora Jr., contrary to report

    Newark Star-Ledger "Because Jets consultant Charley Casserly apparently cannot use the internet, the Jets reached out to UCLA head coach Jim Mora Jr. to express interest in interviewing Mora for their head coach opening. But contrary to an internet report, there is no interview planned. Casserly, along with fellow..." January 06

  • NFL Execs Keep Refusing Interviews For The Jets' GM Job

    Deadspin.com "The New York Jets need a new coach and a new general manager, and they've been asking a lot of people around the league if they might be interested in interviewing for the latter job. A good chunk of the people they've reached out to have answered that request with a hard pass. NJ.com reported..." January 05

  • Jets add Ryan Pace, Chris Ballard to G.M. candidate list

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets interviewed Doug Marrone for their head coaching vacancy on Saturday and they’d like to expand their list of general manager candidates to include one who worked with Marrone in New Orleans. According to multiple reports, the Jets have requested permission to speak with Saints director..." January 04

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Candidate generating interest under the radar: Gary Kubiak. After (if) #Ravens are out of playoffs, expect #49ers to talk to him. #Jets, too

  • Jets request interviews with Chiefs, Dolphins execs

    ESPN.com "Two new names have emerged in the New York Jets' search for John Idzik's successor. The Jets have requested permission to interview Kansas City Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard and Miami Dolphins director of college scouting Chris Grier for their general manager vacancy,..." January 03

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    Ben Volin @BenVolin

    Source: #Raiders interviewed Pat Shurmur today. #Bills will interview Frank Reich on Sunday to beat #Jets to the punch next week

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Rick Mueller (Eagles) scheduled to interview with Jets on Sunday for GM job. Mike Maccagnan (Texans) on Monday. #nyj

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Jets are interviewing former #Bills coach Doug Marrone today, source says. Goes without saying, a lot of interest on both sides.

  • Why Jets' Percy Harvin should root for Seahawks, his former team, to win Super Bowl

    Newark Star-Ledger "Joel Corry has an informative piece over at the National Football Post about how much NFL players earn during the playoffs. Among the neater details in the story is this one: Percy Harvin could be rooting for the Seahawks despite getting traded to the New York Jets in the middle of the..." January 03

  • 2014 AP All-Pro Team

    Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and NFL.com, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02

  • Rex Ryan favored to land Oakland job at one book

    Covers.com "Tony Sparano took over the Oakland Raiders in the middle of the season this year, but there's no guarantee he'll be back once again next season as he still has the interim tag attached to his name. BookMaker.eu has futures at their book for who will be in charge come September, and it's the..." January 02

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    MarkMaske @MarkMaske

    Chargers offensive coordinator Frank Reich will interview for Jets' head coaching job, source says. Reich also a top candidate in Buffalo.