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Last week, Mike Goodson, who was signed by the Jets two months ago to a three year, $6.9 million contract, was arrested on weapons and drug charges. The running back allegedly was in possession of marijuana and a semi-automatic .45-caliber gun. While Goodson was not driving the SUV that when it was pulled over, that didn't absolve him from responsibility.
With such serious charges being applied to such a marginal player, it's likely that Goodson's time in New York is done, and it's very possible that his NFL career is also over.
Offensive lineman Willie Colon weighed in on the topic.
"It's one of the things where it's zero-tolerance with stuff like that."
"It's sad. Mike could have been huge for us," Colon told the New York Daily News. "He wasn't around a lot, so I didn't really get to see him a lot. For the most part, I was kind of anticipating seeing how he was going to do in OTAs."
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Mike Goodson was signed to a free agent contract earlier this offseason, but after being arrested early this morning Goodson may never get a chance to play a snap for the Jets.According to News 12 New Jersey, Goodson was in a car with his friend who had stopped his vehicle on route 80 in Denville. Goodson's friend, Garant Evans, was driving, but Goodson was apparently so intoxicated...
You remember Mike Goodson, don’t you? He was with the Raiders last season — his only season in Oakland — and saw time in the Raiders backfield behind Darren McFadden. It was a brief stay, but he had a decent year, averaging 6.3 yards per carry when he wasn’t hurt—good enough to get $7 million ($1.925 million guaranteed) from the Jets in free agency in March.
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson is facing drug and weapons charges after a New Jersey traffic stop.
State police say Goodson was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 31-year-old Garant Evans of Roselle. Police found them stopped in the left lane of Interstate 80 in Denville at about 3:15 a.m. Friday.
Sgt. Adam Grossman says both men were charged with possession of marijuana...
New York Jets running back Mike Goodson is due in court in New Jersey for a proceeding related to his arrest last month on drug and weapons charges.
Goodson was arrested last month along with a friend after they were found in a car stopped on Interstate 80. The men were charged with marijuana possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and weapons offenses stemming from a 45-caliber...
The Jets mess is still somewhat messy.
York Jets running back Mike Goodson was taken into custody early this morning for drug possession and weapons charges, News 12 New Jersey confirmed Friday.
Sources say Goodson and a companion were found intoxicated in an SUV that was stopped along Route 80 in Denville.
Goodson was being taken to a hospital when authorities discovered marijuana...
Uh...this is never good.
Jets RB Mike Goodson, expected to be a big contributor in 2013 was arrested Thursday night after a vehicle stop in Denville, New Jersey.
Goodson wasn't driving the grey Chevy Yukon found parked in the middle of Route 80, he was a passenger, but the driver, Garant Evans was, well, a bit intoxicated.
When New Jersey State Troopers found the car...
According to ESPN New York, New York Jets running back Mike Goodson was arrested on Friday morning. The report says that Mike Goodson was riding shotgun with a friend in [...]
After inking a three-year deal this offseason to compete for the Jets’ starting tailback job, it appears Mike Goodson’s latest trouble with the law could spell the end of his time with Gang Green.
Via The Jets Blog
- New York Jets running back Mike Goodson was arrested early this morning when police discovered him and another man intoxicated in a parked SUV in Denville, New Jersey. CBSSports.com’s Will Brinson reports Goodson was found to be in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, an unlawful handgun, a loaded gun and hollow-point rounds. Bail was set for Goodson...
With running back Mike Goodson’s recent arrest, Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon believes he’ll be released.
“It’s one of the things where it’s zero-tolerance with stuff like that,” Colon told the New York Daily News. “It’s sad. Mike could have been huge for us.”
“He wasn’t around a lot, so I didn’t really get to see him a lot. For the most part, I was...
Newjersey.news12.com is reporting that Jets running back Mike Goodson was arrested early Friday morning on drug possession and weapons charges.Fantasy Spin:Goodson is in the mix with Chris Ivory, Bilal Powell and Joe McKnight to be the starting tailback. This problem could certainly make it tougher to win the spot for the former Oakland Raiders running back.
This was supposed to be the new drama-free New York Jets, with the departure of locker room cancer Darrelle Revis and evangelical savior Tim Tebow, the Jets carnival show was supposed to end. Instead the Jets brass decided to draft diva quarterback Geno Smith in the 2nd round of the draft and veteran quarterback David Garrard who was supposed to become the number one quarterback...
The New York Jets have yet to make a move regarding running back Mike Goodson, who was recently arrested on weapons and drug charges.One of Goodson's new teammates -- and no, not an anonymous one -- told the NY Daily News Saturday that Goodson won't be a Jet for long. "It's one of the things where it's zero-tolerance with stuff like that," offensive lineman...
Asked about RB Mike Goodson's arrest, Jets owner Woody Johnson went as stupid as you'd expect from Woody Johnson:
"We're trying to win games and do the right thing. Truth, justice and the American...
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