Sheldon Richardson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Muhammad Wilkerson's Jets contract: What it means for Sheldon Richardson

    Newark Star-Ledger "Now that the Jets have given defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson a new five-year contract, we can begin examining the deal's implications. Remember, Wilkerson isn't the Jets' only talented young defensive lineman. They also have Leonard Williams and Sheldon Richardson. Williams was drafted..." July 16

  • Sheldon Richardson “grateful” suspension wasn’t longer

    Pro Football Talk "Thursday was a day for handing out suspensions around the NFL, including a one-game ban to Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Richardson was suspended as a result of last year’s arrest for evading police while driving 143 m.p.h. with a..." July 01

  • Sheldon Richardson suspended for Week 1 vs. Bengals

    SB Nation "New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson will miss the season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals after receiving a one-game suspension for violation of the league's personal conduct policy. Richardson, 25, pleaded guilty in January to resisting arrest stemming from a dangerous road..." June 30

  • Jets' Sheldon Richardson says Mo Wilkerson 'deserves' Fletcher Cox deal

    ESPN "The Fletcher Cox contract extension made an impact in the New York Jets’ locker room: It fueled Muhammad Wilkerson’s frustration and it put a smile on the face of Sheldon Richardson. "It's a great time to be a defensive lineman, a great time," Richardson said Thursday at the conclusion of the..." June 17

  • 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 Exercise 2017 Option On Sheldon Richardson

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jets have officially exercised their 2017 option on Richardson, per Mehta (Twitter link). However, as Brian Costello of the New York Post tweets, the club won’t be picking up cornerback Dee Milliner‘s option, so he’ll be eligible for unrestricted free agency next year." May 02

  • Jets will exercise fifth-year option on Sheldon Richardson

    New York Daily News "The Daily News has learned that the Jets will exercise the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson’s rookie contract by the May 2 deadline before determining their next move with the 2013 first-round pick (13th overall). Richardson’s fifth-year option will be for about $8..." April 18