JETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Eric Decker skipped Jets OTAs in protest

Eric Decker has missed the first two days of the New York Jets' OTAs apparently in protest. The New York Post's Brian Costello reports that Decker is sending a message to the Jets that he is not happy with the team playing hardball in negotiations with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who threw for a career-high 31 touchdowns last season, 12 of which went to Decker. Eric Decker...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Revis nursing March wrist surgery through OTAs

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis is recovering from offseason wrist surgery, so he understandably is spending OTAs on the sideline. The surgery was done in March on his right wrist. He'll be... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Only the Jets could have a quarterback situation this weird

Welcome to the strangest quarterback situation in the NFL. The Jets began spring practices this week with the quarterback everyone in the organization wants to be the starter five miles away at home, a quarterback seen as a placeholder taking the first-team reps and the two star wide receivers missing, which fueled speculation they were...
Via New York Post
6 hours ago

Geno Smith not answering questions about Ryan Fitzpatrick

Geno Smith must be in heaven right now as the senior member of the New York Jets’ quarterback crew. With Ryan Fitzpatrick still embroiled in a contract dispute, Smith has an opportunity to get more reps in and develop some rapport with his teammates and coaches. It isn’t altogether surprising, therefore, that Smith got a bit testy when a reporter asked him what he thought about...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Sheldon Richardson ready to deal with possible suspension

A slimmed-down Sheldon Richardson is trying to avoid any negative thoughts. The Jets defensive tackle said Wednesday he is not dwelling on whether the NFL might suspend him again this season for his arrest last summer. “Positive vibes, man,” Richardson said. “If I get a letter saying I’m suspended, I’m suspended. I don’t really hang...
Via New York Post
7 hours ago

Is 2016 a Make or Break Season for New York Jets’ Jace Amaro?

New York Jets tight end Jace Amaro is entering his third NFL season after missing all of last season with a shoulder injury. Jace had an encouraging rookie season, but he was not drafted by the current regime and must prove to them he is worthy of a roster spot for this season and beyond. The Jets tight end position lacked production last season with a grand total of eight catches...
Via The Sports Journal
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker, Nick Mangold skipping Jets OTAs

Advantage Fitz. With the Jets and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick willing to continue their relationship but unable to work out a new contract, a trio of Fitzpatrick’s biggest supporters coincidentally have skipped the last two days of Organized Team Activities. Per multiple reports, receivers Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker and center Nick Mangold haven’t shown up…
Via Pro Football Talk
10 hours ago

Geno Smith just trying to take advantage of his opportunity

Jets quarterback Geno Smith has heard teammates like Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall talk about their desire to see Ryan Fitzpatrick back with the team for the 2016 season, but says that he doesn’t “really pay much attention to it” because he doesn’t think they’ve said anything negative about him. In fact, Marshall said recently…
Via Pro Football Talk
11 hours ago

Unclear if Jets' Darrelle Revis will be ready for training camp, says Todd Bowles

He is coming off wrist surgery. Watch video FLORHAM PARK -- Star cornerback Darrelle Revis stood on the sideline, out of uniform, during Wednesday's practice -- the Jets' second of organized team activities. Revis is recovering from offseason wrist surgery.  The surgery is not expected the jeopardize Revis' availability for...
Via NJ.com
13 hours ago

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
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Leap Year Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! What member of the New York Jets will take the biggest step forward next year? Joe Caporoso – Two players come to mind, one on offense and one on defense. Offensively, H-Back Quincy Enunwa should be poised for a bigger role and hopefully...
Via Turn On The Jets
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 biggest Jets changes as they reconvene for OTAs

Let's take a look at what is different about this team.
Via NJ.com
20 hours ago

Jets Waive TE Jerome Cunningham, Sign RB Romar Morris

The New York Jets announced Tuesday that they’ve placed TE Jerome Cunningham on waivers and signed RB Romar Morris to a contract. Cunningham, 24, originally signed on with the Giants as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Connecticut Stat back in 2014. He was unfortunately unable to make the 53-man roster that year, but was later added to their practice squad. Cunningham...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Jets update with Willie Colon

Former New York Jets guard Willie Colon hosts his annual charity golf outing for Lupus research.
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick: I would still like to play for Jets

They’re taking their sweet time with it, but the interest between the New York Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick remains mutual. Fitzpatrick told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Monday that he’s still preparing for the season, and he hopes to join up with his Jets teammates once again. FA QB Ryan Fitzpatrick: It's been a process and the good thing about it is the discussions have been behind...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SNY Exclusive: Jets rookie Jordan Jenkins

New York Jets rookie LB Jordan Jenkins discusses his transition to the pros and his first practice with Gang Green.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: The best offense is defense

The New York Jets defense will be their saving grace for the upcoming season. They have some players returning, some weak-links released and not re-signed, and many young players with pressure on their shoulders. The Jets drafted Darron Lee out of Ohio State University with their first-round draft pick this year and he will be looked at to produce immediately. Middle-linebackers Demario...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Surprise Cut Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! The biggest surprise cut for the New York Jets before week 1 will be… Joe Caporoso – It feels logical to look towards holdovers from the previous regime to answer this question. Dee Milliner, Dexter McDougle, Dakota Dozier, Trevor Reilly...
Via Turn On The Jets
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker still believes Ryan Fitzpatrick will be Jets QB

New York Jets receiver Eric Decker is still working under the impression that Ryan Fitzpatrick will be under center for New York when the regular season starts. “I believe it’s Fitzpatrick,” Decker said, via NFL.com. “Right now, it’s a business and they’re so far off in dollar amount but Ryan wants to be back, they want Ryan back. Something is going to happen. It might...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Bryce Petty measures offseason progress through playing Madden

New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty faces a crucial training camp as he fights for a roster spot that is suddenly in question. With the drafting of former Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft, Petty suddenly finds himself at the bottom of the Jets pecking order. But the 2015 fourth-rounder is confident in the strides he’s made...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Geno Smith receives vote of confidence from Chan Gailey

Geno Smith currently stands as the presumptive starting quarterback for the New York Jets, mostly as a result of the contract impasse hampering the team from bringing back last year’s starter, Ryan Fitzpatrick. Despite Smith’s spotty track record in the NFL on the field — not to mention some unfortunate incidents off of it — Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey offered...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Film Room – Christian Hackenberg

The New York Jets most polarizing selection of the 2016 NFL Draft was unquestionably second round pick (51st overall) Christian Hackenberg, quarterback from Penn State. Why was the pick so unpopular in most post-draft analysis? What did the Jets see that prompted them to use a mid-round draft pick on a quarterback for the second year in a row? Let’s step into the film room and...
Via Turn On The Jets
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Terron Beckham fails to land job with Jets

Despite his blue hair and impressive physique, Terron Beckham won’t be joining the New York Jets any time soon. After showing off his skills during the team’s rookie mini-camp over the weekend, Beckham failed to land a contract with Gang Green. Per Rich Cimini of ESPN, “The team has no plans to sign him now or in the foreseeable future.” Beckham, like his cousin Odell Beckham...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cromartie, wife welcomed twins on Mother's Day

Antonio Cromartie, in addition to being a Pro-Bowl caliber cornerback, apparently possesses child-bearing superpowers. The former All Pro welcomed a set of twins into the world Sunday, this despite having a vasectomy prior to conception. Cromartie is already well known for the amount of children he has fathered, so many that he infamously failed to recall all of their names in...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ESPN letting go of Cris Carter, Ray Lewis

It’s been an eventful day at ESPN. On Monday afternoon, the network announced that play-by-play man Mike Tirico is leaving for NBC Sports, and that Sean McDonough will be promoted as his replacement on Monday Night Football. Now, according to The Big Lead, there are reportedly more changes coming. Ray Lewis and Cris Carter, who provide analysis for the network’s NFL programs...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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