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The New York Jets have released outside linebacker Bryan Thomas today, ending his run with the team that drafted him. Bryan Thomas is in his 11th season in the NFL, all with the Jets. Bryan Thomas had been dealing with a hamstring injury and was doubtful for Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins. Manish Mehta first reported the move. The Jets have signed Donnie Fletcher to the active roster from the practice squad in his place. The move by the New York Jets to release Bryan Thomas comes as a surprise. Bryan Thomas was likely to sit out this weekend's game with a hamstring injury, but his outright release was unexpected. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Bryan Thomas might be brought back It's unclear what the motivation behind the move was, but the recent play of Garrett McIntyre may have had some influence on the Jets' decision. Garrett McIntyre recorded two sacks and seven combined tackles against the Pittsburgh Steelers last week. The Jet...

Jets cut LB Thomas day before game

The New York Jets have released linebacker Bryan Thomas, their longest-tenured player, to make room on their roster for cornerback Donnie Fletcher, who was signed off the practice squad. Thomas was the team's first-round draft pick in 2002 and has been a key part of the Jets' defense. He missed most of last season with a torn left Achilles tendon, but was re-signed to a...

Jets release Bryan Thomas; who’ll step up to replace him?

The Jets released long-tenured outside linebacker Bryan Thomas, 33, on Saturday. Thomas, oft-injured and perennially underachieving, had clearly worn out his welcome in New York. Thomas was the Jets’ first round pick in 2002, 22nd overall. But he never lived up to expectations, registering only 31 career sacks, and never more than 8.5 in one season. He played in only five games...

Jets release veteran LB Thomas

The New York Jets released linebacker Bryan Thomas and signed cornerback Donnie Fletcher from the practice squad, the team announced Saturday. Thomas was a first-round pick of the Jets in 2002. He has 439 tackles, 31 sacks, seven forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries in his career. He ranks second in team history with 11 playoff appearances. His best season was in 2006 when...

Jets release Bryan Thomas

According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets have released former 2001 first round pick, Bryan Thomas. Mehta pointed out that there’s a really good chance the Jets will re-sign Thomas next week.  

Jets bring back LB Thomas, WR Turner

The New York Jets have re-signed linebacker Bryan Thomas and wide receiver Patrick Turner, and cut defensive lineman Marcus Dixon. Thomas, the Jets' longest-tenured player, was surprisingly released Saturday to make room on the roster to elevate cornerback Donnie Fletcher from the practice squad in time for New York's game at Miami on Sunday. Fletcher, inactive for the...

Jets LB Pace suggests team tried to injure Bush

ESPN reported Monday that New York Jets linebacker Calvin Pace is not expected to be disciplined by the NFL for comments he made suggesting that the team intentionally tried to injure Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush. Bush injured his left knee when it struck a helmet while being tackled by a group of Jets with 23 seconds left in the second quarter of the Dolphins' 23...

Report: NFL not expected to discipline Calvin Pace for hinting that they tried to injure Reggie Bush

After Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins, Jets linebacker Calvin pace implied that they intended on injuring running back Reggie Bush, who did end up getting knocked out of the game with a knee injury. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL isn’t expected to discipline Pace. “It is not expected NFL will discipline Jets LB Calvin Pace for his comments that NY had...

Calvin Pace hints that the Jets intentionally injured Reggie Bush

During Sunday’s overtime loss to the New York Jets, Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush ended up leaving and never returning after suffering a knee injury. After the game, Jets linebacker Calvin Pace made it sound like they intentionally tried to injure Bush. “Reggie, I guess he was doing his thing for a quarter or two,” Pace said, per the New York Post. “We had to put...

Calvin Pace on Reggie Bush: ‘We had to put him on out’

The Dolphins were able to run the ball against the Jets very effectively on Sunday until Reggie Bush left the game with a knee injury late in the second quarter. Prior to limping off, Bush carried the ball 10 times for over 60 yards. Daniel Thomas filled in for Bush and carried the ball 19 times for only 69 yards, so I guess you could say the injury worked out for New York. But were...

Jets Release Bryan Thomas

In what came as some slightly surprising move, yesterday the Jets released the longest tenured Jet, Bryan Thomas. Thomas has been slowed by a hamstring injury and the Jets needed the roster spot to activate another player to the roster because of other injuries.With cornerback Ellis Lankster dealing with a back injury, the Jets needed some depth at the cornerback position and Thomas...

PREVIEW: NY JETS (1-1) @ Miami Dolphins (1-1)

The New York Jets look to rebound after a loss in the form of their long time division rival, the Miami Dolphins.  Darrelle Revis will play after missing the game against Pittsburgh with a concussion that took place Week 1.  Tight end Dustin Keller is questionable with a hamstring and fullback John Conner and linebacker Bryan Thomas are doubtful.The Jets look to bounce back from...
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