Jets Rumors & News

  • Decker, Richardson fined for taunting penalties

    Pro Football Talk "Jets wide receiver Eric Decker and defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson were each fined $9,115 for taunting during last week’s win over the Bills, PFT has confirmed. " September 24

  • Don’t be surprised if Brandon Marshall doesn’t play vs. Chiefs

    New York Post "Unless Brandon Marshall is playing possum, there is a realistic chance the Jets will be without their six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Sunday in Kansas City, Mo. Battling knee and foot injuries stemming from last Thursday’s victory over the Bills, Marshall spent most of his 15-minute session..." September 24

  • Why Jets RB Bilal Powell is not worried about his light workload

    New York Post "The Jets committed three years and $11.5 million to retain running back Bilal Powell in the offseason, but so far, it has been a no-show job serving as Matt Forte’s caddie. In two games, Powell has played sparingly, producing just five carries and three receptions. Forte, meanwhile, has rushed..." September 24

  • Eric Decker will play, Brandon Marshall game-time decision

    Newark Star-Ledger "Receiver Eric Decker and his sore shoulder will play for the Jets this Sunday against the Chiefs after practicing fully on Friday. As for wideout Brandon Marshall and his knee? Well, that's far less certain. On Friday, head coach Todd Bowles listed Marshall as questionable on the final..." September 23

  • Calvin Pryor Was Offered His Own Bachelor-Type Show, But His Girlfriend "Ended That"

    The Big Lead "Calvin Pryor is the starting strong safety for the New York Jets. As a New York athlete, he gets offered things that, say, Kemal Ishmael, the starting strong safety for the Falcons, a team that also missed the playoffs last season, doesn’t get offered. For example, Pryor was approached about..." September 23

  • Darrelle Revis' teammates expect Jets' cornerback to 'shut up' his critics

    ESPN "On Wednesday, Hall-of-Fame player/analyst Michael Irvin told WFAN radio he's "worried about the psyche and attitude of the whole Jets defense" because, in his view, it no longer can count on Darrelle Revis as a lockdown cornerback. Revis' teammates aren't buying that theory one bit. "I..." September 22

  • Jets’ Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker could be game-day decisions against Chiefs

    New York Daily News "Neither Brandon Marshall nor Eric Decker practiced on Wednesday, and Todd Bowles indicated that they both could be game-day decisions this week. Marshall, who said he felt "good" on Monday, was listed with a foot injury in addition to the knee injury he suffered in last week's win in Buffalo...." September 22

  • Jets' Eric Decker (shoulder) says he will 'definitely' play at Chiefs

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets wide receiver Eric Decker didn't practice Monday, after emerging from Thursday's win at the Bills with a "sore shoulder," according to coach Todd Bowles. The injury was not publicly known until Bowles mentioned it after Monday's practice. Bowles said Monday he wasn't sure if Decker would..." September 21

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • Broncos' Von Miller among NFL Players of the Week

    NFL.com "Von Miller abused Joe Reitz on Sunday, and it was enough to help him earn AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. The Broncos outside linebacker took matters into his own hands with his team clinging to a six-point lead following a nice comeback engineered by Colts quarterback Andrew Luck...." September 21

  • Darrelle Revis’ decline means Jets about to get $13M headache

    New York Post "The hand-wringing over Darrelle Revis reached new heights after Marquise Goodwin blew by him Thursday night in Buffalo for an 84-yard touchdown. Though Revis clearly is declining, I still think the panic level is over the top. This will not be a weekly occurrence. To me, Revis is like a pitcher..." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Brandon Marshall says not to rule him out for Jets' game against Chiefs after knee injury

    New York Daily News "Brandon Marshall avoided disaster. Now he's making his case to stay on the field. The Jets wide receiver didn't practice Monday because of the knee injury he suffered in Gang Green's win over the Bills on Thursday — one that looked much worse at first glance — but he remains optimistic he'll..." September 20

  • Jets coach Todd Bowles says he ate McDonald’s four times a week when he played in NFL

    New York Daily News "There's no denying the stark difference between how players treat their bodies today compared to how they did 30 years ago. Sports science has infiltrated leagues all over the world, and it's led to more knowledge and, in turn, healthier athletes. But this story may surprise you,..." September 20

  • The intangible Jets already have shown that marks real contender

    New York Post "Yes, the Jets let their season opener against the Bengals get away. Yes, their schedule remains daunting, with five of the next seven games on the road against some of the league’s better teams. Yes, they have holes, beginning with their surprisingly leaky secondary. But the Jets — their..." September 19

  • Todd Bowles on Darrelle Revis: ‘He gave up two plays . . . He’ll be better’

    Newsday "The rest of the football world seems ready to write off Darrelle Revis for good, but Jets coach Todd Bowles remains unfazed by his cornerback’s struggles. “He gave up two plays,” Bowles said Friday on a conference call. “I don’t think that’s an indication of the whole season. He gave up two..." September 18

  • Bowles admits Jets should have gone for two after late touchdown

    Pro Football Talk "With four minutes left in last night’s game, the Jets scored a touchdown to take a 36-24 lead. The smart thing to do would have been to go for two to try to extend the lead to 14. But the Jets kicked the extra point to extend the lead to 37-24, meaning that the Jets would have still lost if the..." September 17

  • Jets offense could be scary good with Quincy Enunwa's emergence

    New York Daily News "Training camp hype often goes in one ear and out the other, so all the summer chatter about the Jets diversified offense seemed like a bunch of white noise. This guy will emerge. That guy can make a difference. Blah, blah, blah. The smart money was on the simple yet effective scheme that helped..." September 17

  • Matt Forte says if Jets keep winning, he doesn't care if he has '1,000 touches'

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Jets signed Matt Forte to a three-year, $12 million contract during free agency last March, many assumed the running back would be a difference maker on offense. After all, Forte gave the Jets their most complete back since LaDainian Tomlinson five years ago. Someone capable of not..." September 17

  • Revis Did Not Respond Well To J.R. Smith’s Jab On Twitter

    Uproxx "The 2016 NFL season hasn’t exactly been kind to Darrelle Revis. The All-Pro cornerback was torched by Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green to the tune of 12 catches for 180 yards and a touchdown in Week 1, and on Thursday night, Revis yielded an 84-yard touchdown catch to little-known Bills..." September 17

  • Fitzpatrick, Jets overpower Bills

    The Sports Xchange "ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- After the New York Jets claimed their first road victory of the season, against the former coach they couldn't beat last year, the familiar chant rang out from the visitor's locker room, "And the home of the Jets!" Matt Forte rushed for 100 yards and three touchdowns,..." September 16

  • Brandon Marshall confident Darrelle Revis will rebound

    Pro Football Talk "Revis Island was once the place where wide receivers went into hiding, but the first two weeks have seen it be a place they blow through on their way to their preferred destination. A.J. Green had his way with Darrelle Revis in the opener and Bills wide receiver Marquise Goodwin ran right past..." September 16

  • Darrelle Revis didn’t know Marquise Goodwin was a track star (he does now)

    Pro Football Talk "Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis learned something last night: Bills receiver Marquise Goodwin is a track star. Goodwin got behind Revis for an 84-yard catch-and-run touchdown on the first throw of the night from Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor. After the game, Revis was asked about Goodwin’s..." September 16

  • Marshall on injury scare: 'I thought it was over'

    NFL.com "New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall briefly exited Thursday's 37-31 win over the Buffalo Bills with a knee issue before returning to the field about 15 minutes later. Marshall walked off under his own power with a slight limp after he was brought down by the facemask following a catch..." September 16

  • Report: Darrelle Revis did not work out hard this offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "Darrelle Revis is not off to a good start with the New York Jets, and at least one person believes that may be because the cornerback did not work out very hard this offseason. Fresh off a Week 1 showing where he got roasted by the Bengals’ A.J. Green all game, Revis got burned by Marquise..." September 15

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • Jets lost their way by forgetting two biggest playmakers

    New York Post "The Jets need to get their groove back. Four days after dropping the season opener to the Bengals, the Jets travel to Western New York to face Rex Ryan’s Bills in what feels like a do-or-die game for both 0-1 teams. The Jets have done their best this week to pretend like returning to..." September 15

  • Todd Bowles has to stop running from this Jets embarrassment

    New York Post "Eight months after having their hearts ripped out, the Jets return to the scene of one of the most painful losses in franchise history. Back to Buffalo, site of last season’s 22-17 loss in Week 17 that kept the Jets out of the playoffs and ended a promising season with a thud. “We have a bad..." September 14

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016

    Forbes.com "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14

  • Numbers say Fitz fails against Rex’s defenses

    Buffalo News "Rex Ryan won’t talk about having Ryan Fitzpatrick’s number. Ryan said the last time he discussed his success against a quarterback, Tom Brady lit his defense up for 600 yards. Actually, it was 466 yards here last season, but you get the point. Defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman has no such..." September 14

  • Darrelle Revis can delay Jets descent against Bills’ Sammy Watkins

    New York Daily News "Darrelle Revis is not the player he once was. Father Time has that effect on any athlete. But former Jet and current Bills coach Rex Ryan believes it's important to recognize where Revis came from, and not just focus on where he is headed. "If he has, we know he's coming from the..." September 14

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Donald Trump Wants All NFL Protesters to Leave America

    Black Sports Online "Remember Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again”. That means he obviously thinks America isn’t that great at the moment, so it is quite ironic that he wants others who have problems with the country to leave, but not himself. “Well, I think it’s a lack of respect for our..." September 12

  • Nugent burns former team, helps Bengals jolt Jets

    The Sports Xchange "EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Cincinnati Bengals are not known for being the most disciplined team in the National Football League. But the Bengals were cool, calm and collected when it mattered most Sunday afternoon. Mike Nugent's third field goal, a 47-yarder with 54 seconds left, lifted the..." September 11

  • Darrelle Revis: It probably wasn’t one of my better games

    Pro Football Talk "Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis had some rough outings last season, particularly against Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins and Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins in losses that kept the Jets from making the playoffs. He had another rough one to open the 2016 season. A.J. Green caught most of..." September 11

  • Jets' David Harris not feeling great heading into Sunday's opener vs. Bengals

    Newark Star-Ledger "David Harris doesn't say much. Never has, likely never will. Seriously. Getting the Jets' linebacker to speak a sentence of 10 or more words is an accomplishment worthy of resume recognition. So it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that Harris revealed little details on his ailing..." September 10

  • Former NFL head of officiating alleges Roger Goodell assaulted him

    Sportsnaut "With the NFL season mere hours away from kicking off, it’s possible the league could find itself in the midst of yet another scandal. No. It doesn’t surround a players’ off-field issues. It’s also not involving a spat between the union and league over discipline. Instead, it’s all about NFL..." September 08

  • Every NFL Team's Best Weed Story

    Complex "You may not know this, but a lot of Americans smoke weed. And, contrary to what the National Football League wants you to believe, some of those Americans are professional football players. With the NFL season kicking off, let's take a moment to look back and appreciate some of the league's..." September 08

  • Is Jets owner Woody Johnson sacking playoffs-or-bust mode?: ‘We try to win every game

    New York Daily News "Woody Johnson says he’s “optimistic” about the Jets’ 2016 campaign, but he won’t say if he expects his team to make the playoffs. Johnson remained vague in his state-of-the-team interview Wednesday, sticking to basic talking points designed to avoid using the playoffs as a barometer of..." September 08

  • The NFL Has an Age Problem

    The Ringer "If you’re worried about the level of play in the NFL, you have an unlikely ally: coaches and executives. “Everything from defensive linemen not knowing where their eyes should be looking, not knowing where blocks are coming from,” said Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. “Defensive backs..." September 07

  • Brandon Marshall backs Colin Kaepernick, criticizes Boomer Esiason

    Newsday "Calls Esiason’s negative response ‘100 percent wrong’ Sees 49ers QB as ‘one of the biggest patriots out there’ Brandon Marshall took radio host Boomer Esiason to task, calling the former NFL quarterback “100 percent wrong” for his negative response to the national anthem protest by 49ers..." September 07

  • QB Ryan Fitzpatrick: Jets are better than last year, and so am I

    ESPN "After an anxious offseason as The Quarterback Without A Team, Ryan Fitzpatrick is back in his happy place -- "the perfect situation," he calls it. By that, he means the right team, the right coaching staff and the right moment in his career to redefine his legacy and prove to the New York Jets'..." September 07

  • Jets keep four quarterbacks on initial 53-man roster

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets came into Saturday with four quarterbacks on their 75-man roster and they’ll end the day with four on their 53-man roster. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Geno Smith, Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg all made it through the cut as the team announced that right tackle Breno Giacomini will start..." September 04

  • Jets waive 4 players, including Khiry Robinson, to make room for 4 waiver claims

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Jets on Sunday waived four players, to make room for the four players the organization claimed on waivers Sunday. The released players: cornerback Dexter McDougle, safety Ronald Martin, running back Dominique Williams, and running back Khiry Robinson. The biggest surprise was Robinson,..." September 04

  • Titans claim former Jets tight end Jace Amaro; Justin Hunter to Dolphins

    Tennessean "The Titans have claimed former Jets tight end Jace Amaro off waivers. Amaro, a second-round selection in 2014, appeared in 14 games as a rookie, when he had 38 catches for 345 yards and two touchdowns. He missed all of last season with a torn shoulder labrum. A corresponding roster move is..." September 04

  • Jets get down to 56 players, three moves still to come

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets moved defensive end Sheldon Richardson to the reserve/suspended list on Saturday as part of their first wave of roster moves to get to the 53-man limit. Richardson will miss the first game of the season after being suspended under the Personal Conduct Policy, which saved the Jets from..." September 03