Santonio Holmes RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bears cut ties with Santonio Holmes

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bears made a few roster moves on Tuesday, one of which involved waiving veteran receiver Santonio Holmes. The club also signed receiver Rashad Lawrence to the practice squad and terminated the practice-squad contract of linebacker Terrell Manning. Signed in August after a workout..." November 12

  • What will become of the unemployed Santonio Holmes?

    New York Post "As teams around the NFL reach the end of their offseason program next week, Santonio Holmes remains on the outside looking in. Holmes, who was released by the Jets in March after four seasons, has not been picked up by another team. The 30-year-old wide receiver has been training in Florida..." June 14

  • Holmes likely will wait until after draft to pick next team

    Pro Football Talk "Of all the receivers available in 2014, only one owns a Super Bowl MVP trophy. And he’s still not employed. Per a league source, receiver Santonio Holmes likely will wait until after the draft to pick his next team. With a deep class of receivers in the draft, it makes sense to see where the..." April 08

  • Jets release WR Santonio Holmes

    ESPN New York "After four turbulent seasons with the New York Jets, wide receiver Santonio Holmes is looking for a new team. In a long-anticipated move, Holmes was released Monday after a second straight injury-plagued season. His lack of production, coupled with a $10.75 million salary-cap charge in 2014,..." March 11

  • Jets likely to release Santonio Holmes

    National Football Post "It looks like Santonio Holmes is on his way to becoming a former New York Jet. Per a report from Pro Football Talk, the Jets appear likely to cut Holmes at some point in the near future, likely before the new league year begins on March 11. Holmes is scheduled to earn an $8.25 million base..." February 27

  • Jets expected to release Santonio Holmes

    ESPN "1. Trim the fat: The Jets are likely to dump three big contracts before the March 11 start to free agency -- wide receiver Santonio Holmes ($10.8 million cap charge), quarterback Mark Sanchez ($13.1 million) and cornerback Antonio Cromartie ($15 million). By cutting those three players, the Jets..." January 22

  • Rex hoping Holmes keeps his eyes on current season

    New York Post "A day after wide receiver Santonio Holmes claimed he would take a pay cut to stay a Jet in 2014, coach Rex Ryan appreciated the sentiment, but wants him to focus on 2013. “I understand where he’s coming from, but I wish that focus was just right on this game,” Ryan said. “Obviously what happens..." December 20

  • Santonio Holmes willing to take a pay cut to stay with NY Jets in 2014

    New York Daily News "Santonio Holmes wants Tone Time to continue in New York, even if it’s at a reduced price. This season, Holmes has played down his recovery from a Lisfranc injury; he has said he can’t throw the ball to himself and he’s tweaked an opponent by calling the Panthers’ secondary the weakest link. He..." December 19

  • ‘Anything for the team’: Santonio would take paycut for Jets

    New York Post "These are expected to be the final weeks of Santonio Holmes’ time with the Jets, but the controversial wide receiver said he hopes he’s back in 2014. He’s even willing to take another pay cut. Holmes said Wednesday he would be amenable to cutting his pay if it meant he could come back to the..." December 18

  • Panthers incensed at Santonio Holmes' barb "There aren't enough bulletin boards left in the United States to post all the material generated during an NFL season. This edition of "did you see what player X said about team Y?" takes us to North Carolina. Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera is utilizing a quote from New York Jets wide..." December 14

  • Santonio Holmes sees just three snaps

    ESPN "Santonio Holmes, who missed two straight practices before Sunday, might have done more jogging for trainers on the field than he did running in the game. The New York Jets' medical staff cleared the wide receiver and he was active, but took part in just three first-half plays before appearing..." December 02

  • Holmes, Kerley looking like no-goes

    New York Post "Jets coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg bemoan what they have not seen in the passing game lately, namely precision and timing. Well, there’s a real good chance they are also not going to see two of their top receivers, Santonio Holmes and Jeremy Kerley, Sunday against..." November 30

  • Holmes trying to help Hill climb to new heights

    New York Post "It’s easy to think Santonio Holmes is all about me, myself and I. But that really isn’t the case. Sure, he’s careful not be rushed back from injuries, which is his right. And he also has had occasion to sulk if the ball isn’t thrown his way enough. But Holmes views himself as a leader, a..." November 22

  • Practice report: Holmes sits positional drills

    ESPN New York "Wide receiver Santonio Holmes, who returned last Sunday from a five-game hamstring injury, didn't participate in positional drills during the early portion of Wednesday's practice. It's quite possible that Holmes received a rest day from Rex Ryan, who can't afford to lose his most accomplished..." November 20

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    Seth Walder @SethWalderNYDN

    So Holmes is probable. Not surprising. #nyj

  • New and improved Santonio Holmes could be NY Jets answer in playoff run

    New York Daily News "Santonio Holmes let down his seemingly impenetrable guard a couple weeks ago for just a few moments. For the first time in a long time, he sounded human, not angry or bitter or fed up dealing with people who were surely going to bend his words to fit their own pre-determined narratives. “To have..." November 12

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Rex Ryan on Santonio Holmes: "I think he'll play" this week. #Jets

  • $60 million lawsuit points to $100 million scam of 16 current and former NFL players

    National Football Post "A lawsuit filed Thursday in Florida by a group of 16 current and former NFL players may be the latest evidence of perhaps the biggest scam of player money in league history. Two sources said the losses could approach $100 million or more. The lawsuit, which includes Ray Lewis, Jevon..." November 01

  • Jets Santonio Holmes bristles at injury questions

    New York Post "Santonio Holmes did not practice again Thursday and later hinted he could be out of action until after the Jets’ bye week next month. It’s always hard to figure out exactly what Holmes is thinking to determine how much of what he says to the media is designed just to be difficult and how much..." October 25

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Jets don't expect Santonio Holmes to be back this week per source. #nyj

  • Jets will be without Santonio Holmes vs. Patriots

    New York Post "Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes and newcomer Greg Salas have been ruled out for Sunday’s AFC East showdown with the Patriots at MetLife Stadium. But the Jets are getting corners Dee Milliner and Kyle Wilson back just in time to face New England — presumably with tight end Rob Gronkowski. “I..." October 19

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Holmes Salas didn't practice. Kyle Wilson practiced but had noncontact jersey after suffering concussion last week. #nyj

  • Holmes stays quiet after Rex Ryan suggests he'll probably miss Sunday's game

    New York Daily News "Santonio Holmes made roughly the same amount of noise in his press conference Thursday as he likely will on the field on Sunday. Rex Ryan suggested Thursday that Holmes will probably miss Sunday’s matchup against the Steelers while the wide receiver was evasive with the media a week after saying..." October 11

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Kenrick Ellis back at practice. No Holmes Winslow. #nyj

  • Santonio often not worth Jets’ $45M tab

    New York Post "Santonio Holmes comes with a monster price tag and not just the $7.5 million the Jets are paying him this season. Holmes is a blend of playmaker problem child and enigma who sometimes makes you wonder whether the price is worth the payoff. The price comes in the form of comments like the ones..." October 05

  • Santonio rips Jets: ‘I can’t throw it to myself’

    New York Post "Santonio Holmes’ hamstring is balky but his tongue was as sharp as always Thursday. Asked to explain a seeming lack of production Sunday with Geno Smith he paraphrased another star receiver — the Giants’ Hakeem Nicks. “I played 49 plays and all I know is that I had one catch. That’s all I can..." October 04

  • Two of Jets top wideouts likely out

    New York Post "Rex Ryan was joking when he said the Jets might run the Wishbone Monday night in Atlanta against the Falcons with his team’s options at wide receiver so thin. The state of Gang Green’s receiving corps is no laughing matter however. In fact it’s scary. The Jets could be without two of their..." October 03

  • Holmes out weeks; Jets to add WR

    ESPN New York "New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes will miss multiple games because his hamstring injury is worse than initially thought according to a league source. The Jets haven't revealed a prognosis but the fear is that he could miss up to a month. Stephen Hill (concussion) also is expected to..." October 02

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Jets will sign WR David Nelson today per source. Santonio Holmes expected to miss a few weeks with hamstring injury. #nyj

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Santonio Holmes hamstring injury worse than initially thought. Could be looking at a month. Hence David Nelson. #Jets

  • Santonio Holmes maintains that he's not 100 percent healthy yet

    New York Daily News "Don't tell Santonio Holmes that he’s back. Holmes who missed most of last season with a Lisfranc injury in his left foot maintained that he is not yet fully healthy despite hauling in a career-high 154 receiving yards in Sunday’s 27-20 victory over the Buffalo Bills at MetLife Stadium. “I..." September 26

  • Holmes hopes to catch more action when Jets face Patriots

    New York Daily News "Santonio Holmes who talked down his recovery all preseason said Tuesday that he was frustrated that he wasn’t allowed to play more in Sunday’s game against the Bucs. Asked how he felt after the game health-wise Holmes said “I survived.” “That’s probably the biggest thing I can say right now is..." September 11

  • Santonio Holmes starts, but Kellen Winslow is Jets' top receiver in victory over Buccaneers

    Newark Star-Ledger "Santonio Holmes is the headline name among Jets receivers. His return to the field yesterday for the first time since Sept. 30 drew attention and presented an encouraging sign for a Jets offense starving for play-making targets to aid rookie quarterback Geno Smith. Holmes caught one of the three..." September 09

  • No expectations yet for Santonio Holmes

    Pro Football Talk "Before dusting off Santonio Holmes and putting him back in your fantasy lineup after nearly a year it could be wise to take a wait-and-see approach. Amid growing momentum pointing to Holmes returning to action for the first time since suffering a foot injury last September a source with..." September 08

  • Santonio Holmes still unsure about Sunday's status

    ESPN New York "Just four days from the season opener Santonio Holmes still isn't giving any hints about whether he'll play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at MetLife Stadium. "Still don't know" Holmes said Wednesday. "Still haven't gotten any words from the docs yet on whether I should be playing or not...." September 05

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    Brian Costello @BrianCoz

    Was told the Jets expect Santonio Holmes to play Sunday but his snaps will be limited. #NYJ

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Santonio Holmes is listed as a starter on Jets new depth chart. So is Quinton Coples who is injured. Take it for what it's worth. #nyj

  • Jets Santonio Holmes puts uniform on in pregame, closer to return

    Newark Star-Ledger "Each of the Jets’ three games at MetLife Stadium this preseason has brought a seeming advance in Santonio Holmes’ return from a fractured foot that has required two surgeries since last September. Against the Jacksonville Jaguars Holmes sprinted the sideline. Prior to last weekend’s game..." August 30

  • Jets receiver Santonio Holmes says, 'I've still got a ways to go'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Santonio Holmes the Jets’ best wide receiver and a potential weapon in their new West Coast offense offered no indication Tuesday about the likelihood of him playing in the Sept. 8 opener against Tampa Bay. Holmes ran routes on the field before Saturday’s game against the Giants. Route running..." August 28

  • Santonio Holmes practices for first time in 10 months

    ESPN New York "Mercurial New York Jets wideout Santonio Holmes practiced Monday for the first time this season. He'd been out for 10 months following foot surgery. During the portion of practice open to the media Holmes looked smooth cutting on the field though he was running routes at less than full..." August 26

  • Jets activate Santonio Holmes from PUP list

    New York Daily News "Two days after Santonio Holmes painted an ominous picture about his return from off-season foot surgery the Jets moved the mercurial wide receiver off the Physically Unable to Perform List to the active roster. It was the latest odd chapter in an odd offseason for Holmes who admitted on..." August 23

  • Holmes still unsure when he'll be able to return to field for Jets

    New York Post "Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes continues to paint a pessimistic picture of when he will return to the team. Holmes said his surgically repaired left foot continues to give him pain and he remains unable to run any passing routes. The 29-year-old receiver suffered a Lisfranc injury 11..." August 22

  • Is Santonio Holmes milking foot injury to avoid camp?

    New York Post "Santonio Holmes says he is not any closer to playing and patience is wearing thin around the Jets. An organizational source said many people around the team believe the mercurial wide receiver is just trying to avoid training camp and he is healthier than he is letting on. In fact a source said..." August 22

  • Holmes: 'Looks can be deceiving'

    ESPN "New York Jets coach Rex Ryan claims Santonio Holmes is in "great shape" but the team's No. 1 wide receiver says "looks can be deceiving." "I say that with a smile because if I actually felt as good as I looked I'd definitely be at 100 percent" Holmes said following Thursday's practice...." August 21

  • Jets WR Santonio Holmes tells teammates, “I can play”

    Pro Football Talk "The Jets still don’t have a timetable for the return of receiver Santonio Holmes. If Holmes had his way the would be right now. “He definitely wants to get back as soon as possible” receiver Stephen Hill said via Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “If he could have played on Saturday he..." August 20

  • Jets Holmes could be 'close' to returning

    ESPN New York "Santonio Holmes' return to the practice field may not be that far away. "Hopefully we're getting close" GM John Idzik said Monday morning in an interview on WFAN radio. This was by far the most optimistic comment on a possible return from any member of the Jets' organization which has been..." August 19

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    From what I'm seeing... don't be surprised if Santonio Holmes plays in Jets season opener vs Bucs on Sept. 8. #nyj

  • In quest to get back on field, Santonio Holmes says he can’t even run

    New York Post "Several minutes after Jets practice ended yesterday injured wide receiver Santonio Holmes jogged across a soccer field carrying a football toward a group of waiting reporters. Apparently it was the most running he has done in nearly a year. When Holmes reached the reporters he told them he..." August 13

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Team insider tells me Santonio Holmes (LisFranc) "desperately" wants to get back ASAP. Working vigorously every day. Team happy w/work ethic

  • Report: Jets concerned Holmes milking injury

    Rotoworld "According to ESPN New York sources close to the Jets don't know if Santonio Holmes (Lisfranc) is still healing or "milking the injury to protect his self interests." We'd guess the latter. Lisfranc injuries are serious business but rarely take a year to return from in an age where players hurry..." August 11

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