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NFL owners: Concussion issues need to be explained better

Facing a wave of criticism over concussions and long-term brain injuries, NFL owners are admitting they need to deliver a better, clearer message. Darin Grant of Pro Football Talk reports that owners believe the league isn’t doing a sufficient job in showing they’re serious about CTE. The NFL drew widespread criticism from congress when it was revealed that their concussion...
Via The Comeback
May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets owner still expects Ryan Fitzpatrick to be team’s QB

Despite the fact that the team and Ryan Fitzpatrick are embroiled in an embittered stalemate over a new contract, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson nevertheless expects to see the quarterback under center next season. Further, Johnson insisted even though the team's organized team activities start later this month, there's no reason to panic at this stage, pointing out there...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Woody Johnson tells Fitzpatrick to come back to Jets

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson has a message for free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick: come back. Johnson spoke to reporters at the NFL owners’ meetings and was asked about Fitzpatrick, who nearly quarterbacked the team to the playoffs in 2015 and is currently a free agent. Johnson was optimistic about bringing Fitzpatrick back, but did say that the team will be ready if...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets owner: Geno Smith ‘has all the skills’ to succeed

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson isn’t ready to give up on Geno Smith, who lost his job last summer to Ryan Fitzpatrick after famously having his jaw broken by IK Enemkpali. While the team is expected to try and bring Fitzpatrick back in 2016, Johnson seems to think Smith could still be the long-term answer at quarterback, provided he has the desire to make it happen. When...
Via Sportsnaut
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Donald Trump throws shade at Jets owner Woody Johnson

If the way he snapped at reporters after Sunday's loss was any indication, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson probably just wants to crawl under the duvet and not communicate with the outside world for a while.That makes this probably the worst time to get chirped at by Donald Trump.The Republican presidential hopeful reportedly threw shade at Johnson — where else — via Twitter...
Via Yardbarker
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets owner does The Dab in locker room to celebrate win

It’s one thing when players do the The Dab to celebrate, but it’s weird when players, coaches and analysts do it. FOX analyst Jimmy Johnson did the dance during Sunday’s pregame show, and he probably shouldn’t have. Jets owner Woody Johnson followed suit after the Jets defeated the Giants in an overtime thriller 23-20. The locker room erupted in cheer while the 68-year...
Via The Sports Daily
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots file tampering charges against Jets

By Mike Cole The New England Patriots didn’t take too kindly to comments about Darrelle Revis from an unlikely source. The Patriots have filed tampering charges after New York Jets owner Woody Johnson made comments about Revis during a Dec. 29 news conference, according to multiple reports. ESPN was the first to report the story. Johnson said during the new conference that the...
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets owner favorites tweet about firing John Idzik

The New York Jets could be making some changes within their front office after the season, starting with evaluating current general manager John Idzik. Idzik, who has been partially responsible for the Jets’ inability to find a quarterback, may lose his job. Earlier this week, Jets owner Woody Johnson added to the speculation that Idzik is going to be fired by favoriting an anti...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Woody wants DeSean; New York Jets get four compensatory picks

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson said yesterday he is interested in the team acquiring Philadelphia Eagles star wide receiver DeSean Jackson. In Orlando, Fla. for the NFL Annual Meeting, Johnson told reporters the Jets are “looking at a number of players, including DeSean,” adding that it would happen “at a price we can afford or we feel is appropriate.” Jackson’s current...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: New York Jets’ Woody Johnson named a top half owner in the NFL

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
Via cover32 - Jets
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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