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Saints Nation’s Top 10 Plays of the 2014 Season: #4 Jalen Saunders Kickoff Return vs. Falcons

Many of us have been clamoring for an explosive returner since before Darren Sproles left. Saunders has proven to be a keeper and I look forward to him making the Saints roster in the same role next season. There is no way Travaris Cadet should be returning kickoffs over him. I submit this return as proof to start the Falcons game. Too bad the game didn’t turn out better and the...
Via The Saints Nation
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign Former Jets 4th-Round Pick WR Jalen Saunders To Practice Squad

The Arizona Cardinals have signed WR Jalen Saunders to their practice squad on Wednesday, according to Darren Urban. Saunders, 21, was taken in the fourth-round of the this year’s NFL draft by the New York Jets. However, he lasted until last week before he was placed on waivers. Saunders appeared in three games for the Jets and has 26 punt-return yards and a fumble and was already...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets rookie 'experienced a medical event' before car crash

What led to Jalen Saunders' car accident? The Jets' rookie wide receiver was hospitalized last week after he was involved in a single-car wreck in his 2014 Toyota Carolla. Details have started to emerge, courtesy of ESPN New York's Rich Cimini. Saunders "experienced a medical event" while making a left turn near the team's Florham Park, N.J. facility, according to a police report...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets rookie Jalen Saunders hospitalized after car accident

New York Jets rookie wide receiver Jalen Saunders was involved in a single-car accident early Friday and hospitalized. The team announced Saunders, a fourth-round pick, was on his way to the Jets' practice facility at the time of the accident. There was no immediate word on Saunders' condition, but the Jets say he won't travel with the team for their preseason game at Cincinnati...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jalen Saunders Gets Into Car Accident, Will Miss Bengals Game

New York Jets’ Randy Lange reported on a one-car accident that WR Jalen Saunders was involved with today. Saunders is currently slated to be the team’s primary punt returner. Fourth-round rookie Jalen Saunders, who is working both at wide receiver and punt returner for the Jets, was involved in a single-car accident this morning on his way to the Atlantic Health Jets Training...
Via One Jet At A Time
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jalen Saunders: Countdown to Training Camp (16 Days)

Feature Image: Associated Press The time from now until training camp can be filled with a mix of vacations and training regiments for players and personnel, but for hardcore NFL fans it’s more of a time filled with vodka and despair. We’ll be counting down to the June 23rd, report-to-Cortland date, by featuring current players with roster numbers that correspond with the number...
Via One Jet At A Time
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Draft Pick Analysis: WR/PR Jalen Saunders

The New York Jets used the first of their three fourth round picks on Oklahoma wide receiver and returner Jalen Saunders. Today we are going to take a closer look at Saunders’ game and where he fits on the team’s roster in 2014 and beyond. In case you missed it, here are previous breakdowns of Calvin Pryor, Jace Amaro, Dexter McDougle, IK Enemkpali, Trevor Reilly and Quincy Enunwa...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Rookie Jalen Saunders Can Replace Jeremy Kerley

When the Jets drafted Oklahoma wide receiver Jalen Saunders with the 104th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, many questioned the pick since New York already has a reliable slot receiver on the roster, Jeremy Kerley. But with Kerley in the final year of his contract before hitting unrestricted free agency, general manager John Idzik is looking towards the future with one of his...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Sign Fourth-Round Pick WR Jalen Saunders

  The New York Jets announced the signing of fourth-round pick WR Jalen Saunders to a four-year contract on Friday. Saunders marks the ninth draft pick that the Jets have signed this week, which means they only have three remaining rookies to get under contract. Saunders played two years at Fresno State before transferring to Oklahoma in 2012. Over the course of his college career...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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