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Offensive line prospects for the New York Jets to keep an eye on

The New York Jets will select with the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft, barring a trade. The Jets have holes all over their roster, on both sides of the ball. Due to the lack of talent on the roster, expect the Jets to select the best player available with each selection. The Jets offensive line is probably one of the better units on the roster, which is a sad thing to say considering...
April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Ghosts of Jets O Line Past: Colon says goodbye, Brick looks ahead

Former New York Jets guard Willie Colon officially ends his NFL career with a retirement party along with friends and teammates, including D'Brickashaw Ferguson and Ben Ijalana.
April 10, 2017  |  Discuss

NY Jets: Ben Ijalana Contract Details

The re-signing of offensive tackle Ben Ijalana by the New York Jets was one of the first Jets free agent moves reported, but for reasons not entirely clear the details of the contract were not forthcoming for a long time.  The details are now available. Here is what the Ijalana contract looks like according to Ben Ijalana signed a two year, $10.25 million contract...
Via Gang Green Nation
March 27, 2017

The Latest: Jets re-sign offensive tackle Ijalana

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times Eastern): 3:50 p.m. A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Jets are re-signing versatile offensive lineman Ben Ijalana to a two-year contract. The deal is worth a maximum of $11 million, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the move...
Via Associated Press
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Jets plug left tackle with $11M for Ben Ijalana to stay

In the hours leading up to free agency, the Jets locked up one of their own. The Jets and offensive tackle Ben Ijalana agreed on a two-year, $11 million contract, a source confirmed, keeping Ijalana off the free-agent market. Ijalana joined the Jets in 2013, but played sparingly until last year, when he played in...
Via New York Post
March 09, 2017

Jets re-sign Ben Ijalana, source confirms. Will he start at left tackle?

He replaced Ryan Clady last season. Watch video The Jets on Thursday re-signed left tackle Ben Ijalana, about an hour before the NFL's free agency signing period began at 4 p.m., a league source confirmed. So the Jets prevented Ijalana from hitting free agency, while giving him a two-year contract with a maximum value of $11...
March 09, 2017

Jets To Sign Ben Ijalana On 2 Year $11 Mill Deal

The Jets were expecting to make Ben a priority, and that's exactly what's happened. The Jets have made their first move by re-signing tackle Ben Ijalana It may not be the sexiest move in the world, but the Jets have made a solid signing here with Ijalana. Going into free agency, it was widely expected that the Jets would retain the services of Ben Ijalana and that's exactly what...
Via Gang Green Nation
March 09, 2017

Jets could play both Ijalana and Qvale at right tackle

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets coach Todd Bowles says both Ben Ijalana (EYE-juh-LAH-nuh) and Brent Qvale (KWAH-lee) could play right tackle in the season opener against Cincinnati on Sunday. The two offensive linemen are competing for the spot, which is open because starter Breno Giacomini is out for out least the next six weeks while on the physically unable to perform...
Via Associated Press
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets To Re-Sign OT Ben Ijalana

Dennis Waszak Jr. of the Associated Press reports that the Jets are planning to re-sign OT Ben Ijalana now that D’Brickashaw Ferguson has decided to retire. The Giants actually brought Ijalana in for a visit on Monday, which was the first reported interest in him since the free agent market opened close to a month ago. It still seems likely that the Jets will look to bolster their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets sign Jamari Lattimore, re-sign Ben Ijalana

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets have signed free agent linebacker Jamari Lattimore and re-signed offensive tackle Ben Ijalana. Lattimore spent four seasons with Green Bay after signing as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State in 2011. He started a career-high five games last season. Lattimore has 66 tackles, two sacks and an interception in 49 games with the Packers...
Via Associated Press
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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