Jets Rumors & News

  • Jets’ new era is quietly here: The embarrassing circus is over

    New York Post "The Jets are boring. Before you think that is a knock, hear me out. This is not a bad thing. The Jets broke training camp Monday. You probably did not notice because this has been the quietest training camp the Jets have had in years. While Jets rivals like the Bills, Patriots and even the..." August 24

  • Solution to Jets QB problems: Place Christian Hackenberg on Injured Reserve this year

    New York Daily News "Christian Hackenberg is starting to feel ill. The symptoms are largely unknown, the ailment a mystery, but he just doesn’t feel like himself. He’s banged up. His body aches. It might take, oh, 17 weeks to heal. For all the chatter about the merits of carrying four quarterbacks on the Jets..." August 23

  • Karlos Williams Visits Jets

    Pro Football Rumors "Former Bills running back Karlos Williams surprisingly went unclaimed on waivers after being cut loose over the weekend, but he’s already garnering interest from another AFC East club. Williams met with the Jets today, according to Sal Capaccio of WGR 550 (Twitter link). However, “no deal is..." August 23

  • Should Jets cut or trade Geno Smith, while retaining Bryce Petty?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Largely because of how evasive Jets coach Todd Bowles has been lately, questions are swirling (prematurely but loudly) about whether Bryce Petty would make a better backup quarterback than Geno Smith. Bowles has declined to say if his previous quarterback pecking order — Ryan Fitzpatrick,..." August 23

  • Jets DT Sheldon Richardson: ‘I got my head right’

    Newsday "Trust takes time. Especially for someone like Sheldon Richardson. The Jets defensive tackle is guarded by nature, a person who prefers to keep family close and most outsiders at arm’s length. But part of his offseason growth was realizing that he doesn’t know everything. “I got my head..." August 23

  • Jets may start season without this familiar face on O-line

    New York Post "Breno Giacomini made a cameo appearance at Jets practice Sunday. But it was without shoulder pads and a helmet. The veteran offensive right tackle, still on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list with a bad back, was there only to watch. And he won’t be coming off that list soon, either, Jets..." August 22

  • Veteran CB Antonio Cromartie, Colts ink one-year deal "The Colts' defense is in dire straits. Concerns over the front seven's ability to generate a pass rush have been trumped by a rash of injuries in the secondary, leading Indianapolis to take a flier on a veteran free agent who has drawn little interest from the other 31 teams. The Colts..." August 22

  • Giants sign Randy Bullock to fill in for Josh Brown Week 1

    New York Daily News "The Giants' presumptive kicker when they open their season on Sept. 11 in Dallas is now Randy Bullock. Big Blue signed the former Texan and Jet on Monday with Josh Brown suspended for the season opener and under scrutiny for accusations that he was repeatedly physically violent toward his..." August 22

  • Colts working out Antonio Cromartie due to CB injuries

    Indianapolis Star "Colts coach Chuck Pagano said his team's top five cornerbacks -- Vontae Davis, Patrick Robinson, Darius Butler, Jalili Brown and D'Joun Smith -- are all dealing with injuries. As a result, the Colts are conducting a workout with free agent corner Antonio Cromartie and other defensive backs, an..." August 22

  • Jets coach Todd Bowles leaves door open for Bryce Petty to move ahead of Geno Smith on depth chart

    New York Daily News "Last week, Geno Smith took to Twitter to accuse the media of making up stories. Now his head coach is the one stirring the pot. When pressed about the status of the Jets’ quarterback depth chart after Sunday’s training camp practice, Todd Bowles was noncommittal, deflecting questions..." August 22

  • Bryce Petty has earned Jets roster spot and now deserves chance to compete with Geno Smith for No. 2 QB job

    New York Daily News "Bryce Petty has sucked the suspense out of this whole deal, stripping armchair quarterbacks of two more weeks of speculation: He’s making this football team. These Jets are no dummies. They are blessed with the gift of sight. They fully realize that the second-year quarterback has earned a..." August 21

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Redskins defeat Jets with wild finish

    The Sports Xchange "Nate Sudfeld's 18-yard touchdown pass with 29 seconds remaining capped a wild fourth quarter as the Washington Redskins defeated the New York Jets 22-18 on Friday night. Colt McCoy threw two touchdown passes to Rashad Ross for the Redskins, who played without several starters, including..." August 20

  • Hackenberg hasn’t played in the preseason, Bowles won’t say why

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets played their second preseason game on Friday night, and for the second time rookie quarterback Christian Hackenberg didn’t get on the field. Jets coach Todd Bowles said on Wednesday that he planned to play Hackenberg, but after the game Bowles declined to get into specifics about why..." August 20

  • Bryce Petty’s stepping it up: Is it enough to overtake Geno Smith?

    New York Post "Everyone is dissecting Bryce Petty’s place in the Jets’ quarterback pecking order … everyone except Bryce Petty. “I can’t,” Petty said this week. “I think I was doing that in the beginning of camp. At the same time, that’s way above my pay grade. What I do know is if I do worry about it, it’s..." August 19

  • One piece of unfinished business that drives Darrelle Revis

    New York Post "With age comes introspection. And Darrelle Revis, at age 31 and one of the elder statesmen on the Jets, is in an introspective state of mind as he prepares for the 2016 season — his 10th in the NFL. Revis, drafted in the first round by the Jets in 2007, has been through a lifetime’s worth of..." August 19

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Jets RB Matt Forte not worried about hamstring injury, says he’ll ‘definitely’ be ready for Week 1

    New York Daily News "Matt Forte is anxiously playing the waiting game. The Jets’ new running back still isn’t sure when exactly the nagging hamstring woe that has sidelined him for the majority of training camp will allow him to fully participate in all activities, but he quelled any concerns about him missing..." August 17

  • Jets pin hopes on these young guns

    New York Post "There are Baby Bombers in The Bronx, and Baby Jets in Florham Park as Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles infuse much-needed new blood and try to win while they’re doing it. “You don’t only infuse a lot of youth, you want to infuse the right guys combined with the veterans that … still play very..." August 17

  • Antonio Cromartie's Wife Rips Mother-in-Law for Claiming She Was Evicted by Her Son

    Complex "Antonio Cromartie is dealing with a lot of family drama right now, which is probably what you would expect when you consider that Cromartie has 13 children by eight women. But the most recent drama that the unemployed NFL cornerback is being forced to deal with doesn't involve any of his kids...." August 16

  • Jets Sign RB Antone Smith, Place Pierce on IR

    New York Jets "The Jets announced a pair of RB transactions today, singing veteran Antone Smith and placing Bernard Pierce on injured reserve. The 5’9”, 192-pound Smith, a Florida State product entering his seventh NFL season, appeared in five games with the Chicago Bears last season. An undrafted free agent..." August 16

  • Bryce Petty deserves more time with a better supporting cast in Jets' second preseason game — ahead of Geno Smith

    New York Daily News "I feared for Bryce Petty’s life last Thursday the way that sportswriters fear for any professional quarterback getting pulverized behind a horrific offensive line made up nobodies on a sweltering summer night: A safe distance away in air conditioning. By the time Petty’s performance in the Jets..." August 16

  • More Value In Seeing Petty Play Than Seeing Hackenberg Play

    Gang Green Nation "Ryan Fitzpatrick, Geno Smith and Bryce Petty all saw game action against the Jaguars last week, but newly drafted QB Christian Hackenberg was left on the sideline, failing to enter the game at QB at all. I've seen some fans question the coaches for holding Hackenberg out of the game, but if you..." August 15

  • Report: Geno Smith snubbing media for writing about one-year IK KO anniversary

    Sportsnaut "It just hasn’t been a great year for New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith, who is now reportedly snubbing the New York media for childish reasons. This has really been Smith’s modus operandi since entering the NFL. Viewed by some even before the draft in 2014 as a diva, it seems that’s how he..." August 15

  • Free agent CB Antonio Cromartie is confident he'll land somewhere 'soon'

    Fox Sports "Last season, Antonio Cromartie returned to the team where he previously had a great deal of success for four years. Only, his second stint with the New York Jets didn’t go nearly as well as he or the team had hoped it would. Cromartie played 15 games but didn’t pick off a single pass – the..." August 15

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Jets' Bowles: No competition right now for backup QB job

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ryan Fitzpatrick is the Jets' unquestioned starting quarterback. And right now, Geno Smith is his unquestioned backup. "There is no competition after one preseason game," Jets coach Todd Bowles said on Saturday. The Jets' depth chart at quarterback is as follows: Fitzpatrick is No. 1,..." August 14

  • Plenty of intriguing plot twists in the Jets' quarterback soap opera

    ESPN "After one episode of Todd Bowles' soap opera, "All My Quarterbacks," this is what we know about the cast: The new-look Ryan Fitzpatrick, he of the buzz cut and shaved-down beard, is the leading man. He's the undisputed No. 1 on the New York Jets and No. 1 in the heart of fan/comedian Larry..." August 13

  • Jets' Devin Smith on ACL recovery: 'I'm not ready to play football yet'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Jets receiver Devin Smith has the same routine each day. He wakes up. He runs. He works out. He gets treatment. He eats. He sleeps. Wash. Rinse. Repeat. What Smith doesn't do is play football, or anything resembling it. Just eight months removed from surgery to repair a torn ACL, Smith..." August 13

  • Antonio Cromartie's Evicting Mother From House

    Total Pro Sports "Free agent cornerback Antonio Cromartie is the father of 12 kids and is currently unemployed as the 2016 NFL season gets ready to begin, & he has no time for extra added expenses as he is not guaranteed to receive an NFL check this year at all. One of those expenses is a house he bought for his..." August 13

  • Jets' 2nd-rounder Hackenberg goes snapless in preaseason opener

    The Score "The expectation throughout New York Jets training camp is that the 2016 season will be a redshirt year of sorts for second-round rookie Christian Hackenberg. As common as that strategy may be with young quarterbacks around the league, teams will typically use exhibition games as a way to get..." August 12

  • Geno Smith: 'Every day I'm pissed off until I get my job back'

    CBS Sports "Geno Smith, the former Jets starting quarterback who only lost that job when he got punched in the locker room last summer, is still pissed off. It's been a year -- exactly -- since IK Enemkpali clocked Smith in the jaw and sent him to the hospital, which cleared Ryan Fitzpatrick's path to the..." August 12

  • Smith passes Jets past Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange "Geno Smith threw a go-ahead 17-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Charone Peake in the final minute of the first half Thursday night as the New York Jets came back from an early deficit to edge the Jacksonville Jaguars 17-13 in the preseason opener for both teams at MetLife Stadium in East..." August 11

  • Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick responds to annual ESPN QB poll that had him ranked 25th

    New York Daily News "Ryan Fitzpatrick was dripping with sarcasm upon hearing the news that ESPN had just released its annual quarterback rankings, fully aware that he wasn’t going to sniff the respect reserved for the usual suspects. “Where was I?!” he asked with faux excitement. When I broke the news that 42..." August 11

  • Eric Decker on Tim Tebow’s baseball career: ‘Someone is going to sign him’

    Sportsnaut "Ever-so-popular former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has taken on a new endeavor. Just recently, Tebow announced that he plans to pursue a career as a professional baseball player. Obviously, his decision has drawn both positive and negative reactions from the public. Someone that is apparently..." August 11

  • Geno Smith discusses 'life-defining' punch nearly a year after the incident

    Fox Sports "Nearly a year after suffering a broken jaw when he was punched in the New York Jets locker room by then-teammate IK Enemkpali, Geno Smith is finally opening about the "life-defining" episode. "It feels like 10 years, 20 years," Smith told the New York Post on Tuesday, two days' shy of the..." August 10

  • Just how many steps has Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis lost? Not that many

    New York Daily News "One game to shut down Antonio Brown, Julio Jones, Odell Beckham, A.J. Green, or yes, even the suddenly immortal DeAndre Hopkins? Still give me Darrelle Revis over Josh Norman, Richard Sherman and Patrick Peterson. It used to be an easy and quick decision. It’s certainly not anymore — not after..." August 10

  • Larry David says he’s serious about being Jets’ coordinator, wants Ryan Fitzpatrick to shave beard

    New York Daily News "Larry David is full of jokes, but insists coaching the Jets is not one of them. The "Seinfeld" co-creator and star of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" appeared on The Dan Patrick Show Monday and was asked if he was joking when he told Howard Stern in 2015 that he could be the Jets’ offensive..." August 09

  • Brandon Marshall on NFL contracts, DeAndre Hopkins holdout: ‘Take care of your guys’

    New York Daily News "Brandon Marshall harbors no illusions about the cut-throat world of NFL labor negotiations, but that won’t ever stop him from seeking change. The league’s player-contract landscape has never appeared more unfair given the heightened awareness of the dangers of the game. This multi-billion..." August 09

  • Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick says his rust is gone, after contract standoff kept him away

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Jets' starting quarterback, did not participate in spring practices with his teammates, because he was locked in a protracted contract standoff with the organization. Fitzpatrick re-signed just in time for training camp, and he looked rusty on Day 1. But since then, he..." August 08

  • Terricka Cromartie Slams Rumors Antonio Has Been Cheating

    Bossip "Terricka Cromartie Kills All Talk Of Husband Antonio Cheating After rumors hit the web this morning that Terricka Cromartie was on snapchat complaining about Antonio while she was home with the kids, BOSSIP spoke directly with Terricka Cromartie who adamantly denied any problems on the home..." August 07

  • Darrelle Revis says scuffle with Brandon Marshall 'just football'

    ESPN "A day after New York Jets star wide receiver Brandon Marshall and star cornerback Darrelle Revis had to be separated following their skirmish in 11-on-11 action at Friday's practice, Revis brushed the whole thing off as one of those things that happen all the time in training camp. "It's just..." August 07

  • Brandon Marshall: Darrelle Revis hit first, 'baited me' into taking swing at him

    Newark Star-Ledger "After Friday's training camp practice, Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall explained why he took a swing at cornerback Darrelle Revis during practice, while acknowledging that he crossed a line. But Marshall said Revis hit him first, earlier in practice, which irritated Marshall. And Marshall..." August 06

  • Todd Bowles downplays Marshall-Revis fight

    Pro Football Talk "Jets coach Todd Bowles manages to avoid being affected by anything that happens to his team. He continued that trend on Friday, unfazed by the training-camp fight between receiver Brandon Marshall and cornerback Darrelle Revis. “Well, we don’t condone swinging, and we talked about it,” Bowles..." August 06

  • Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson provides update on injured leg

    Newark Star-Ledger "With cornerback Darrelle Revis having returned to practice Thursday, the Jets' defense is now only one piece away from being complete. Granted, it is a very, very big piece. Both figuratively, and literally. Muhammad Wilkerson, New York's 6-4, 315-pound defensive end, is still on the..." August 05

  • Brandon Marshall, Darrelle Revis fight at Jets practice

    Pro Football Talk "Remember when it was suggested that Brandon Marshall reverting to 2009 and punting a football during practice was good news for the Jets? It may be time to rethink that one. Marshall and cornerback Darrelle Revis got into a fight during practice on Friday. Via Rich Cimini of, Marshall..." August 05

  • LaDainian Tomlinson sees himself in Jets' new RB Matt Forte

    New York Daily News "LaDainian Tomlinson looked at Matt Forte and instantly understood. Six years ago, one of the greatest running backs in history felt the same blend of anger, anxiety and disbelief bubbling underneath the surface as the only team he had every played for delivered this sobering message: We don’t..." August 04

  • Revis hints at eventual transition to safety

    The Score "Darrelle Revis is one of the premier cornerbacks of his generation, but the New York Jets star may switch to a new position. The seven-time Pro Bowler is no longer in the midst of his prime, but he's still considered a shutdown cornerback. At 31, Revis knows he may need to shift to safety as a..." August 04

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick Lost a Bet, Shaved Off His Beautiful Hair

    The Big Lead "New York Jets quarterback reported to training camp looking like a combination of the Iron & Wine guy and an athletic Zach Galifianakis. Now he’s just some guy with a shaved head thanks to an unspecified bet." August 04

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