JETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

New York Jets sign WR Eric Decker

Eric Decker is going to get a massive downgrade at the quarterback position going from Peyton Manning to Michael Vick/Geno Smith. The last time he played with a quarterback other than Peyton Manning, he graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 82nd ranked wide receiver out of 115 eligible and averaged just 1.28 yards per route run, 65th out of 95 eligible. That was in 2011 with the combination...
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Jets told Chris Johnson that Michael Vick, Geno Smith will compete for starting quarterback job

Chris Johnson told reporters that the Jets told him that Geno Smith and Michael Vick will compete for the starting quarterback job in training camp. “They didn’t give me no indication,” Johnson said, via ESPNNewYork.com. “They said those two will battle it out in camp and may the best man win.” Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jets told...
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Vick has legitimate chance to start

When the New York Jets signed Michael Vick in March he said he was going to compete for the number one spot, even if it there wasn’t an actual competition. Head coach Rex Ryan did say Vick would have a chance to compete but after losing his role with the Philadelphia Eagles, did anyone think that would actually happen? Well newly signed running back Chris Johnson told ESPN NY 98...
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Eric Decker on new teammate Chris Johnson: 'He's hungry'

The New York Jets are asembling quite a different team than last season through free agency this year, first signing former Broncos WR Eric Decker and now the latest news of acquiring former Titans RB Chris Johnson. As for Decker, he can't contain his excitement over his new team's latest toy: "I'm excited," Decker said of Johnson, during an appearence on...
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Weekly Rewind: Chris Johnson, cornerback news and the best games of 2014

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you caught up on all things New York Jets you may enjoy: New York Jets - Worst cornerbacks in New York Jets history. (READ) - Jets sign Chris Johnson. (READ) - Can Dee Milliner break out for the New York Jets in 2014? (READ) - The Jets are playing one of the best football games in 2014. (READ) You may also be interested...
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Drafting a tight end is the New York Jets’ biggest need

As I discussed earlier this week, the New York Jets have improved their offense to the point of unrecognizability. Michael Vick will compete with Geno Smith for the starting quarterback job while also serving as a seasoned mentor. Eric Decker and Jacoby Ford are quality upgrades to what was one of the weakest receiving corps in the league. Chris Johnson adds explosive play-making...
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Chris Johnson’s Role with the New York Jets

Chris Johnson is a New York Jet. No longer the CJ2K of yesteryear (2009), many are left wondering what Johnson’s role with the team will be. While he may have lost a step, Johnson is still one of the most talented and durable players in the league. He should have a role with the Jets in passing situations, in the screen game, in pass protection, and as a change of pace back. Pass...
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New York Jets Skill Position Overview

The New York Jets have had an active offseason on the offensive side of the football. Yes, adding two wide receivers, a right tackle, a quarterback and a running back is active. However, there has been a predominantly negative narrative about the current construction of their offense. It is a unit that isn’t a finished product (ATTN 12 draft picks, training camp cuts and summer...
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Jets reportedly exercise 5th-year option with Mo Wilkerson

The New York Jets have wisely exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of defensive lineman Mohamed Wilkerson.  His contract will now run through 2015. #Texans exercised 5th-year option for JJ Watt, per his contract (as @FieldYates said). Jets did with Mo Wilkerson. Ravens & Jimmy Smith, too — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 18, 2014   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
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The New York Jets are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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New York Jets offense officially unrecognizable with Johnson

Who says the New York Jets didn’t make any notable signings this offseason? Wednesday’s signing of former Titans running back Chris Johnson completes a flurry of the Jets’ free agency signings that included Eric Decker, Michael Vick and Jacoby Ford. And suddenly, an offense that scored 18.1 points per game (29th in the league) and 318.1 yards per game (25th in the league) has...
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The Jets are not finished; Sidney Rice is in visiting the Jets

Sidney Rice has not been a good receiver for the past several years, but it does not matter, because the Jets are horrible at the wide receiver position.  The New York Jets are trying to get better today.  After signing Chris Johnson to a 2 year deal worth 8 million, they now have Rice in […] The post The Jets are not finished; Sidney Rice is in visiting the Jets appeared first...
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Chris Johnson signing probably rules an end to Mike Goodson

After a relatively conservative first month of free agency, the New York Jets made one of the best moves of the off-season, reaching agreement with former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson on a two-year deal. Profootballtalk reports Chris Johnson’s two-year contract with the Jets has a base value of $8 million. The team took […] The post Chris Johnson signing probably...
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Chris Johnson, Jets agree on two-year deal

The biggest name left on the NFL free agent market is now a member of the New York Jets. Former Titans RB Chris Johnson reached agreement with Jets on a two-year deal, per league sources. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 16, 2014 Johnson has hit the 1,000-yard marker in each season of his six-year career, rushing for 1,077 yards and six touchdowns in 2013. The once 2,000...
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Chris Johnson is in New York at the Jets facility; Contract could come soon

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the New  York Jets are trying hard to sign a former 2000k yard rusher.  Chris Johnson who was released last week by the Tennessee Titans is in New York for a visit. AdamSchefter Former Titans RB Chris Johnson is visiting the Jets right now, per team sources who spotted […] The post Chris Johnson is in New York at the Jets facility; Contract...
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