Sheldon Richardson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Richardson says he's among NFL top DL

    ESPN New York "One year after being named the NFL's top defensive rookie, New York Jets standout Sheldon Richardson believes he's just as good as any defensive lineman in the league, including J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans. "J.J. Watt, he's got a few more sacks than me, but it's the same type of..." December 19

  • Sheldon Richardson emotionally defends Rex Ryan after Buffalo Bills blow out Jets

    Newark Star-Ledger "His voice quivering with emotion, Sheldon Richardson delivered a spirited defense of Jets coach Rex Ryan after Monday night's 38-3 loss to the Bills, a game that also forced Richardson to acknowledge the harsh reality that Ryan's time with the Jets is almost certainly running out. Richardson, a..." November 25

  • Richardson tells Jets to ‘do the right thing’ and pay Wilkerson

    New York Post "The Jets have yet to give star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson a long-term contract, but one of his fellow linemen is hoping it happens soon. Sheldon Richardson said he’s kept an eye on the reports about Wilkerson’s contract status, and he believes the Jets should give Wilkerson a new..." June 14

  • Ex-roomie Richardson knew Sam was gay, was a 'regular guy'

    CBSSports.com "New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, the NFL's Defensive Rookie of the Year this past season, roomed with Michael Sam at Missouri in 2012, telling New York Newsday he knew about Sam's sexual orientation and it was of no consequence. "I lived with Michael Sam, regular guy, has his..." February 12

  • Sheldon Richardson wins Defensive Rookie of the Year

    NFL.com "New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson boasted late in the season that he is "most definitely" the choice for the 2013 Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. He was right. Richardson was announced as the top defensive rookie at Saturday's "NFL Honors" awards show. It's..." February 02

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Asked Sheldon Richardson if he should be Def Rook of Yr: "I am that. I am that even if I don’t win it. You can’t tell me anything different"

  • Richardson proving to be top tackle over Panthers’ Star

    New York Post "Sheldon Richardson has not forgotten. He remembers the pre-draft talk, the rankings and all of the talk. Richardson, the Jets rookie defensive tackle, remembers being ranked below Florida’s Sharif Floyd and Utah’s Star Lotulelei by ESPN’s draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. and he could not believe he was..." December 12

  • Jets defensive lineman Richardson sidelined after oral surgery

    New York Post "Rookie defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson missed another day of practice Thursday after undergoing root canal surgery Wednesday. Richardson said he is unsure when he will be cleared to practice. It depends on when the pain subsides. “It’s most definitely frustrating right now because I was..." August 02

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    Manish Mehta @MMehtaNYDN

    Now that Sheldon Richardson has agreed to terms and will show up for camp tomorrow Dee Milliner is the only Jets draft pick without a deal