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DAVID NELSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jets Release Veteran WR David Nelson

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported earlier this morning that the Jets have released veteran WR David Nelson. This move is to obviously free up a roster spot for Percy Harvin, who was acquired from the Seahawks last night. Nelson, 26, signed a two-year contract extension with the Jets back in December of last year. He had been dealing with an ankle injury in recent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets cut WR David Nelson to make room for Harvin

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com the team is cutting receiver David Nelson. The New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta first reported the news. @MMehtaNYDN: Jets are cutting WR David Nelson, per source. #nyj Nelson only had eight receptions this year. Nelson and Harvin were college teammates for three years at Florida and won national […] The post Jets cut WR David Nelson to...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets' David Nelson ‘quarantined’ after mosquito bite

New York Jets receiver David Nelson missed the first week of OTAs, but Rex Ryan might have a hard time finding a reason to get mad.Nelson had a really good excuse — and it wasn't attending the CMTs. He was quarantined.During a trip to Haiti to do charity work, Nelson was bitten by a mosquito. His fever peaked at 104 degrees and he had strep throat, so the team told him to stay...
Via The Other Paper
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets’ David Nelson ‘quarantined’ after mosquito bite

Though David Nelson didn't need an excuse for missing last week's OTAs -- attendance is voluntary, after all -- he had a pretty good one. Per the New York Post, the Jets receiver was bitten by a mosquito while doing charity work in Haiti, causing 104-degree fever and strep throat. Coach Rex Ryan described it as an "illness." Nelson said it was a "a bug."...
Via Helmet2Helmet
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Sign WR David Nelson To A Two-Year Extension

Kristian Dyer of Metro New York reports that the Jets have signed WR David Nelson to a two-year contract extension. We currently do not know the specifics of Nelson’s contract, but they should be available at some point in the near future. The Jets signed Nelson to their roster back in October following injuries to receivers Santonio Holmes and Stephen Hill. Nelson, 27, has...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Headline-making foster boy guest of Jets' Nelson

Davion Only, the 15-year-old Florida foster boy who made headlines with his heartfelt adoption plea in October, was a guest of Jets wide receiver David Nelson at New York's game against the Cleveland Browns. Only, wearing a green Jets jersey with Nelson's No. 86, was on the sideline before the game Sunday at MetLife Stadium with a friend and guardian during the players&...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ David Nelson to Host Foster Child Whose Story Went Viral, Davion Only Will Tour City, Meet Team

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — David Nelson needed to do something as soon as he heard Davion Only‘s story. The New York Jets wide receiver was blown away, just as so many others around the world were, by Only’s emotional adoption plea in October. Only, a 15-year-old boy who was born in prison and raised in foster care, stood up in front of a church congregation in St. Petersburg, Fla...
Via NESN.com
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets' Nelson hosting foster kid who made headlines

New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson will host a foster child from Florida who made national headlines with his plea to be adopted. Davion Only, a 15-year-old boy who was born in prison and raised in foster care, will spend the weekend in New York as a guest of Nelson. Only and a friend will tour Manhattan, including trips to Rockefeller Center, FAO Schwartz and Central Park...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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