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The Jets took a step closer on Saturday to filling their biggest area of need in free agency. Bengals safety Reggie Nelson finished his visit with the Jets after a productive visit with Jets officials, his agent Hadley Engelhard told the Daily News on Saturday. Nelson will now weight the Jets offer and make up his mind within 24 hours, Engelhard said. Nelson fits the profile of an athletic safety that the Jets were desperately lacking in 2011. Eric Smith was the only safety under contract with significant playing time in the Jets defensive system. Source: New York Daily News
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cincinnati Bengals have re-sign safety Reggie Nelson. Terms of the deal haven’t been disclosed yet.
Re-signing Nelson was a priority for the Bengals after the great season he had in helping the Bengals get back to the playffos. He racked up 85 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 4 interceptions.
The Bengals may be just about desperate to get back some of the depth on the defensive line that they lost yesterday. If they are not yet desperate, they probably should be. After losing Frostee Rucker and Jonathan Fanene to Cleveland and New England respectively, signing former Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendall Langford should be of the utmost importance to the Bengals. According...
It is fair to be disappointed about Reggie Nelson clearly using the New York Jets to jack up the price on the Cincinnati Bengals, who he chose to re-sign with. Nelson is a rangy, athletic player who would have been an immediate upgrade at free safety. However, Nelson is a good…not great player and thus not worth despairing over for too long. It is certainly too early to feel...
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent safety Reggie Nelson. Those terms were not disclosed. Nelson, 28, was a 2007 first-round pick out of Florida by the Jacksonville Jaguars who began his NFL career by posting 63 tackles, a sack and five interceptions as a rookie. Nelson's production tailed off the next two...
The New York Jets are continuing their search for a backup quarterback. Heading into free agency, it was speculated that the Jets organization would pursue free agent QB Chad Henne. Henne was a logical connect-the-dots option given that Henne’s former head coach, Tony Sparano is is the Jets current offensive coordinator.
Henne stayed in Florida, signing a two-year...
The New York Jets have added backup quarterback Drew Stanton with a $1.25 million, 1-year contract.
Stanton tells The Associated Press the deal was agreed to Friday, a day after he arrived to meet with team officials.
The Jets signed Mark Sanchez to a three-year contract extension last week.
Stanton made the most of limited opportunities to play during his first three seasons...
The New York Jets signed wide receiver Chaz Schilens and quarterback Drew Stanton to contracts.
Terms were not disclosed for Schilens, who had just 23 receptions despite playing in 15 games last season for the Oakland Raiders.
Schilens has shown promise when healthy, reeling in 72 catches for 902 yards and seven touchdowns since being drafted out of San Diego State in 2008.
LaRon Landry visited the Patriots on Saturday, and the New York Jets today. According to Scout.com he's headed for (up to) three more visits before making a decision.
Hello my fellow Jets fans -
I am not going to focus on news we already know and are kind of sick of hearing. I will state my opinion real quick. Mark Sanchez has received a contract extension. This is proof that the Jets organization has faith in Mark and believes he is their guy that will lead them to a long overdue Super Bowl win. Great.
Now that he has concrete details...
The St. Louis Rams have a visit scheduled with New York Jets free agent tight end Matthew Mulligan, according to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star Ledger. After spending big to sign marquee free agents like Cortland Finnegan and Scott Wells, the Rams will now turn their attention to finding the role players needed to round out their roster. Mulligan is a blocking tight end. He would...
Wide receiver Chad Schilens has agreed to a deal with the New York Jets. Contract details are yet to be disclosed.
The Jets are high on Schilens and feel he is even good enough to fill their need for a No. 2 receiver, but that is overly optimisic - going by his poor track record with the Raiders - and is more likely going to work as a sub-package weapon.
The Cincinnati Bengals signed guard Travelle Wharton to a contract on Saturday.
Terms were not disclosed on the deal, which was initially reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Signing Wharton was the first addition for the Bengals during the free agency period. He started at left guard for the Carolina Panthers for the past four seasons.
Wharton may be called to action quickly...
At the heart of New York's chemistry issues, the rift between quarterback Mark Sanchez and wide out Santonio Holmes clearly attributed to the Jets demise in 2011.
The New York Daily News reports that the Jets have agreed to terms on a one-year, $1.25 million deal with former Lions quarterback Drew Stanton. The Jets targeted Stanton, the Lions second-round pick in 2007, shortly after the start of the free agency on Tuesday. Stanton flew to New Jersey on Thursday before coming to an agreement on Friday. Stanton, 27, had four career starts...
The Dallas Cowboys signed offensive lineman Nate Livings to a five-year contract.
The deal is worth a reported $19 million, including $6.2 million guaranteed.
Livings, who turned 30 Friday, has started all 32 games in the past two seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals.