Jets Rumors & News

  • New York/New Jersey Super Bowl 2.0? Giants and Jets plan for another bid for NFL's showcase game

    New York Daily News "Are you ready for another Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium? Giants co-owner John Mara told the Daily News that the Giants and Jets have informed the NFL they are interested in hosting either Super Bowl LVI in 2022 or Super Bowl LVII in 2023. As this point, it’s more of a “placeholder,” Mara said,..." May 29

  • The Jets offense all bailed on OTAS

    SB Nation "Offseason training activities (OTAs) aren't particularly thrilling. More than anything, it's about new players and rookies learning how to practice under new coaches with different teammates. When players report for training camp at the end of the summer, the competition for roster spots will..." May 29

  • Teammates seeing more leadership from Geno Smith

    NewJersey.com "Jets strong safety Calvin Pryor has recently noticed a welcomed change in quarterback Geno Smith. Pryor said Smith is doing a better job of reaching out to, and engaging with, his teammates around the team's facility. This might seem like a small thing, compared to how a quarterback..." May 28

  • Jace Amaro hopes to revitalize tight-end position in Jets' offense

    ESPN "As he prepares for his third NFL season, Jace Amaro's claim to fame is that he triggered a war of words with Rex Ryan. Surely, you remember that unfortunate chapter in coach-player relations. In a radio interview after Ryan was fired by the New York Jets, Amaro said the team lacked..." May 27

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson slimmed down this offseason

    Newark Star-Ledger "How did Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson spend his offseason? Cutting weight, basically. "Just keeping my weight down, really," Richardson said Wednesday, after the Jets wrapped up their second day of organized team activities. "Body wasn't banged up too much, as much as last..." May 27

  • Jets offered Fitzpatrick 3-year deal, $12M in 1st year

    New York Post "Mike Maccagnan stood underneath the 200-year-old oak tree that rests in the middle of the Jets’ practice fields this week, enjoying some shade on a 90-degree day while watching his Jets go through an OTA practice. It is understandable if Maccagnan, the second-year general manager, is feeling..." May 27

  • Report: Mike Holmgren turned down chance to coach the Jets

    Sportsnaut "The New York Jets are coming off a surprising 10-win season under first-year head coach Todd Bowles. Despite missing out on the playoffs, it was a successful campaign for the previously downtrodden franchise. Though, it does appear that the Jets were extremely close to hiring a bigger name to..." May 26

  • How a really bad Jets conspiracy theory got started

    SB Nation "The New York Jets have tied up the drawstring waistbands on their shorts and hit the field for some OTAs this week. But there are a few people missing, a few of the team's veteran stars and a noted Jets conspiracy theorist at a NYC tabloid sees something bigger than the annual spring rite of vets..." May 26

  • Brandon Marshall also appears to be protesting Fitzpatrick situation

    Pro Football Talk "Amid a report that Jets receiver Eric Decker is skipping Organized Team Activities to make a statement in support of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, it appears that Jets receiver Brandon Marshall is doing the same. Although Marshall hasn’t said anything about the issue, Manish Mehta of the New..." May 26

  • Geno Smith focused on himself, not Ryan Fitzpatrick

    ESPN New York "New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith, elevated to the starting role during Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract impasse, said Wednesday he's trying to embrace the opportunity -- albeit one that could be short-lived. "Every player in the NFL, I think, deserves a fair opportunity," Smith said after..." May 25

  • Roger Goodell on NFL’s concussion issue: ‘This is our No. 1 priority’

    Sportsnaut "Holding a press conference at this week’s NFL spring meetings, commissioner Roger Goodell had to answer questions involving an Outside the Lines report suggesting that the league attempted to influence a government study on concussions. Primarily focusing on what seems to be league-mandated PR..." May 25

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick would ‘love’ to play with Jets in 2016, won’t put odds on chances of a return

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick may be in the midst of a drawn-out negotiation with his former team, but Jets fans can take solace in this fact: he still wants to be back. Fitzpatrick, who has remained quiet during the offseason, reiterated his desire to return to Gang Green on Monday in an interview with..." May 25

  • What to watch at Jets OTAs: Hackenberg glimpse; Amaro clues

    New York Post "The Jets take the next step toward the 2016 season Tuesday, when they begin Organized Team Activities, a fancy way of saying spring practices. Todd Bowles enters Year 2 trying to build off a 10-6 season that finished one heartbreaking loss shy of the playoffs. The Jets have been working out for..." May 24

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick confirms he still hopes to return to the Jets

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick don’t appear to be getting any closer to a contract, but they’re not growing further apart, either. Fitzpatrick told SiriusXM NFL Radio that he still wants to be the Jets’ quarterback this season, even though he’s currently a free agent. “I had a great time with..." May 23

  • How the Jets are selling out their most loyal season ticket holders

    New York Daily News "How’s this for a suggestion for the Jets new sales campaign — trying to entice PSL holders to buy more season tickets: Plenty Of Good Seats Available Starting Quarterback TBA: Don’t Worry It Won’t be Geno Buy Now, Avoid PSLs and Tick Off The Person Sitting Next to You As Jets Nation..." May 22

  • Former Jets linebacker Jamari Lattimore also visiting Bills

    Pro Football Talk "In addition to receiver Andre Roberts, the Buffalo Bills are hosting former New York Jets linebacker Jamari Lattimore for a free agent visit on Thursday night. Lattimore appeared in 15 games for the Jets last season and recorded 13 tackles while playing mostly on special teams." May 20

  • Eric Decker sees opportunity for Jets in Brady suspension

    Boston "New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker sees an opportunity. In a recent interview on NFL Network’s Total Access, Decker shared his assessment of the state of the AFC East now that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is again facing a four-game suspension. “You gotta win your division..." May 20

  • Jets' Revis parts ways from agents

    The Score "New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis parted ways with his agents, Neil Schwartz and Jon Feinsod, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports. "Jonathan and I wish him the best of luck," Schwartz told Cimini. Schwartz and Feinsod represented Revis for the duration of his nine years in the NFL." May 19

  • Bart Scott’s ignorance, Jace Amaro’s future and the elusive AFC East title

    New York Daily News "What is the general reaction to Bart Scott’s analysis of Fitzpatrick’s contract situation? — @ntrospctv First and foremost, I’ve found Scott to be an engaging and well-intentioned person through the years. He was, however, the ultimate front-runner, who gravitated toward the spotlight in the..." May 19

  • Report: NFL to move Pro Bowl to Orlando

    Orlando Sentinel "The National Football League is moving its Pro Bowl all-star game to Orlando, according to a report by Bloomberg.com. The Bloomberg report cited three people familiar with the matter confirming that Orlando has beaten out the event's traditional home of Honolulu, as well as Houston and Sydney,..." May 19

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick, Jets want deal prior to next Tuesday

    Number Fire "Free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets "first legitimate deadline" for a deal between the two sides will come at the team's OTAs, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. What It Means: Jets OTAs are set to begin next Tuesday. Rapoport did not make it sound like Tuesday is..." May 18

  • Eric Decker: Jets need to ‘move on’ as if Ryan Fitzpatrick is not coming back

    New York Daily News "Eric Decker has made it clear he wants Ryan Fitzpatrick back in green and white, but at the moment, with Fitzpatrick not on the team, the wideout says the players have to “move on.” “All I can say is we have to move on without him, right now,” Decker said on SiriusXM Radio Tuesday as part of..." May 18

  • 10 undrafted free agents who could make an impact in the NFL

    SB Nation "Carving out a spot on an NFL roster filled with veterans, free agent acquisitions and new draft selections is a lot for undrafted free agents to overcome. But every year players are able to pull it off. In 2015, there were 56 undrafted rookies who snagged a spot on a 53-man roster after..." May 17

  • NFL names new czar of discipline for on-field conduct

    Sporting News "Former All-Pro offensive tackle Jon Runyan was named the NFL's new czar of discipline for on-field conduct, the league announced Tuesday. Runyan, who also served as a congressman (R-New Jersey) from 2011-15, played 14 seasons in the NFL for four teams, most notably with the Philadelphia..." May 17

  • Ranking NFL's divisional worst-to-first contenders

    Tennessean "Optimism is never in short supply throughout the NFL offseason, even for the league's most moribund franchises. In a parity-driven league, a sudden rise never seems far off. The Washington Redskins were last season's lone worst-to-first story, but they proved it's possible to shed the standards..." May 17

  • Jets all too aware of one missing talent when they meet up

    New York Post "Many of David Harris’ Jets teammates showed up at his charity golf tournament in New Jersey on Monday, but Muhammad Wilkerson was not one of them. It was not a surprise. Wilkerson has stayed away from all Jets activities this spring. Wilkerson is seeking a long-term contract, which the team..." May 17

  • Best offseason acquisitions for all 32 NFL teams

    ESPN "From free agents to coaches and draft picks to general managers, NFL Nation reporters select the top offseason pickup for every team: AFC EAST Buffalo Bills Outside linebacker Shaq Lawson Drafting Lawson at No. 19 overall was a steal for the Bills -- general manager Doug Whaley never..." May 16

  • Jets can’t seem to seal deal when best players are due big pay days

    New York Daily News "It’s really not all that complicated: Keep your best veteran players, draft well, don’t pay big money to acquire another team’s headaches, hold off the salary cap police and make a run for the Super Bowl. So, why are the Jets the only team in the league not to have their starting QB signed? Why..." May 16

  • Jets' Forte set on breaking the myth about RBs over 30

    New York Post "Q: Being as driven as you are, are you out to prove life begins at 30 for a running back? A: Yeah, of course. When I was first coming up on a contract renewal when I was in Chicago, it was that, “Oh, running backs, the value’s not there.” But then I wanted to break the mold on that because the..." May 15

  • Jets sign third-round pick Jordan Jenkins

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets continued signing their draft picks on Friday by getting third-round pick Jordan Jenkins under contract. Jenkins is the sixth member of the seven-player class to agree to a deal with the team, leaving first-round linebacker Darron Lee as the only unsigned selection. There’s no reason..." May 13

  • Dolphins have shown interest in Leon Hall, Antonio Cromartie

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Dolphins need some help at cornerback, so it’s no surprise that they have shown interest in a pair of veteran free agents. The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson reports that the Dolphins have discussed Leon Hall and Antonio Cromartie. Hall, 31, was a former first-round pick by the..." May 13

  • Jets PK Nick Folk hopes to emulate ageless wonder Adam Vinatieri

    ESPN "Nick Folk is 31 years old and coming off a quadriceps injury that caused him to miss the second half of last season. At this stage of his career, he recognizes the importance of taking care of his body -- especially his right leg. No one in his profession does it better than Adam Vinatieri, still..." May 12

  • 10 players on the roster bubble heading into training camp

    The Score "The most exciting stage of free agency has come and gone, but there are still plenty of moves to be made before the 2016 season gets underway. With the NFL draft now in the books, and teams having added plenty of competition to their respective rosters, a number of veteran players will be..." May 11

  • Study reveals interesting data about NFL player suicide rate

    The Comeback "According to government research, NFL players are less likely to commit suicide than the average man in the general population. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health performed research on over 3,000 retired players, and that research showed that NFL players were less likely..." May 11

  • Brandon Marshall: We’ll be OK without Ryan Fitzpatrick

    No Guts No Glory "Now that the NFL Draft has come and gone, the clocking is now ticking for quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. The New York Jets have been trying to strike a deal with their starting quarterback but things have not gone according to plan. Even though the Jets say they want to sign Fitzpatrick,..." May 11

  • Eric Decker backs Ryan Fitzpatrick, 'surprised' Jets drafted QB

    ESPN "Jets wide receiver Eric Decker, who has lobbied throughout the offseason for Ryan Fitzpatrick's return, admitted Tuesday night he was caught off guard by the team's decision to draft quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the second round. "I was a little surprised, to be honest with you," Decker..." May 11

  • 10 NFL players who are destined for breakout seasons in 2016

    USA Today "As rookie camps and OTAs get going around the league, prepare yourself for hype season. You know, that’s the time of the year when you start to hear that Young Player X is dominating in practice and primed for a big year. We’ve picked out ten players who will undoubtedly create that buzz over the..." May 11

  • Jason LaCanfora: Ryan Fitzpatrick Isn't Looking to Retire

    Gang Green Nation "Jason LaCanfora penned an article yesterday looking at some of the unsettled quarterback situations across the league. He did not have a ton of new news on the standoff between the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick, but he did lend credence to the idea that any talk of Fitzpatrick retiring was posturing..." May 10

  • Jets owner still expects Ryan Fitzpatrick to be team’s starting QB

    Sportress of Blogitude "Despite the fact that the team and Ryan Fitzpatrick are embroiled in an embittered stalemate over a new contract, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson nevertheless expects to see the quarterback under center next season. Further, Johnson insisted even though the team’s organized team activities..." May 10

  • Antonio Cromartie & Wife Announce Birth of His 11th & 12th Child

    Black Sports Online "Congratulations to Antonio Cromartie and his wife Terricka on welcoming a healthy set of twins earlier this morning. NFL player Antonio Cromartie and wife Terricka Cromartie welcomed their twin babies into the world in the very early hours of Monday, May 9, the happy couple confirm exclusively..." May 10

  • The case for fascinating Jets rookie: Tebow, but not stubborn

    New York Post "All of the rookies in the Jets’ minicamp this weekend are making a transition from college football to pro and learning everything that comes with that. But one is making a much more difficult jump. Jason Vander Laan is learning a new position. A decorated Division II college quarterback,..." May 09

  • N.F.L. Concussion Payouts Have Lenders Circling

    New York Times "The offers seem too good to pass up: Loans worth tens of thousands of dollars with no money down and no time limit for paying it back. The main catch, sometimes buried in the fine print, is the interest rate of 40 percent or higher. “We take the weight off your shoulders,” reads one pitch,..." May 09

  • Christian Hackenberg reports to Jets, but Ryan Fitzpatrick's absence lingers

    USA Today "Christian Hackenberg, the latest quarterback whom the New York Jets are hoping can become the long-term solution at the position, embarked on his NFL career Friday as the team opened its rookie minicamp. The No. 14 he wore at Penn State, before the Jets selected him with the 51st overall pick..." May 08

  • Jets' Bowles open to bringing back Cromartie, Pace

    The Score "The New York Jets aren't saying no to the possibility of making further additions to their roster for the 2016 season. They have openly pursued quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to return as their starter and are still open to returning a pair of veteran defenders. Jets head coach Todd Bowles..." May 07

  • Terron Beckham scoffs at notion that he used performance-enhancing drugs

    Newark Star-Ledger "Terron Beckham is one of 22 tryout players at this weekend's Jets rookie minicamp. Beckham, a running back, also happens to be a distant cousin of Giants star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Oh, and Terron Beckham has some pretty ridiculous workout numbers, too. Between that and his cartoonish..." May 07

  • Two-Time Division II player of the year among Jets’ 13 undrafted free agents

    Pro Football Talk "Jason Vander Laan, a two-time winner of the Harlon Hill Trophy (Division II Heisman), as a quarterback at Ferris State was signed to play tight end by the New York Jets. Vander Laan (pictured) became the first player in NCAA history to pass and run for 1,000 yards in four consecutive seasons...." May 06

  • Jets get three picks signed

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets will hold their first rookie minicamp practice on Friday and it’s pretty good bet that most of the focus during and after that session is going to be on how quarterback Christian Hackenberg fares in his first workout since being selected in the second round. There was time to focus on..." May 06

  • Jets tried to make trade with Giants to draft Laremy Tunsil

    New York Daily News "The Jets tried to play Let’s Make A Deal with the Giants last week to get the bong-smoking, stepfather-punching, impermissible-gift taking offensive tackle from Ole Miss. It was the 10th pick in the first round, the Giants were on the clock, their two top targets just went to teams trading up..." May 06

  • Christian Hackenberg won't wear No. 14 with the Jets: Conspiracy?

    CBS Sports "The New York Jets made former Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Christian Hackenberg their second-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft last week. Hackenberg started at PSU for three years, completing 56.1 percent of his passes for 8,547 yards, 48 touchdowns, and 31 interceptions. He did it all..." May 05

  • 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

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