NICK FOLK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nick Folk brings optimism in 2014 after decade-long Jets kicker carousel

With the NFL draft less than a month away, the Jets have plenty of needs to fill on the team. One position most Jets fans and management aren’t worried about is kicker. That wasn’t always the case though. It is very rare for a team to have a franchise place kicker like the Raiders and Sebastian Janikowski or the Lions and Jason Hanson before he retired. Here is a look back at...
Via One Jet At A Time
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Re-Sign K Nick Folk

The Jets have re-signed K Nick Folk to a “multi-year deal” two weeks after applying the franchise tag to him, the team announced, via Rich Cimini of ESPN New York. Cimini notes that the terms remain undisclosed, but that Folk was seeking at least $3 million per year. Had Folk played this season under the franchise tag, he would have earned $3.556 million. Folk connected on...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Place Franchise Tag on Nick Folk

Nick Folk was hoping to get a long-term deal done this offseason, with a significant raise, after playing through four one-season deals. The Jets decided to compromise by placing the franchise tag on the kicker dubbed, "Folk Hero."Folk won't get the long-term security he was hoping for, unless the two sides can agree on a contract before July 15, but he certainly got...
Via Jets Insider.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets place the franchise tag on kicker Nick Folk

Nicky Franchise, welcome home. The Jets have placed the franchise tag on 29-year-old kicker Nick Folk, ESPNNewYork’s Rich Cimini reports. This is the first time the Jets have used the franchise tag since 2011. The move was somewhat unexpected, considering that a “Who the heck franchises a kicker??” reaction would probably be more than appropriate. But this sort of stuff happens...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets become the second team to use a Franchise Tag; THEY TAGGED A KICKER?

Today the New York Jets announced they are using their franchise tag.  Yep you guessed it they are tagging Nick Folk the KICKER.  YES SIR, Kickers don’t get enough credit, but they deserve big money.  I am super excited for Folk, Congrats. #KICKSQUAD RichCimini Jets announce they’ve played franchise tag on Nick Folk. #Jets 2/28/14 […]The post New York Jets become the second...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New ST Coordinator McGaughey to Strengthen New York Jets

New ST Coordinator McGaughey to Strengthen New York JetsWe’ve seen special teams make or break games for teams in recent years. A DeSean Jackson punt return touchdown to lift the Eagles over the Giants in 2010 comes to mind right away, even a few seasons later. Then the offseason arrives, and we as fans often overlook the third unit. The first time the New York Jets make a big...
Via isportsweb.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets kicker Nick Folk: Eliminating extra point would be a ‘disservice’

There's been no shortage of kickers who've spoken out in protest of Roger Goodell's proposal to eighty-six the extra point. Nick Folk is the latest. "That’s going to take away something from [kickers]," Folk said in a phone interview with the Star-Ledger. "It's been a part of the game for so long. And I think that it would be a disservice to take...
Via Helmet2Helmet
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Folk-lore: Jets' kicker having a magical season

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – Just before every kick, Nick Folk takes three paces back, two paces to the side, plants his feet and then twists to his right.Three, two, plant, twist. It's his routine and it's working."Some guys have their own special pre-kick routine, that's mine," Folk told Jets Insider before last Sunday's game against New Orleans. "I want...
Via Jets Insider.com
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

The Curious Case of New York Jets Kicker Nick Folk

Since New York Jets General Manager John Idzik took over, one mantra that everyone around Florham Park has been preaching is “competition.” We have a Quarterback competition, a Left Guard competition, a Tight End competition, a Safety competition, and a Wide Receiver competition. All of these competitions have received their fair share of warranted attention. However, one competition...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Double the Trouble for Kicker Nick Folk

Florham Park, NJ – Excuse Nick Folk if kicking is not the only thing on his mind these days. No, next year's World Cup is not what's on the soccer enthusiast's mind. Though, if you were looking for some in-depth analysis on the United State's chances he'd be a good guy to talk to. He likes what he's seen so far if you were curious.Folk's distraction comes...
Via Jets Insider.com
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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