JETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Todd Bowles: Geno Smith 'can be a good starter' for Jets

Despite all evidence to the contrary, New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles believes Geno Smith is capable of running an NFL offense. Speaking with the New York Daily News, Bowles downplayed the importance of the quarterback position as it pertains to winning but threw some support behind Smith as a potentially “good starter.” “I think Geno can be a good starter, but he...
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Todd Bowles: It’s not just about the quarterback

The Jets closed one of their long-running offseason subplots when they signed defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson to a five-year contract on July 15, which left only the Ryan Fitzpatrick saga unresolved heading into training camp. The impasse between the team and last year’s starting quarterback has been well documented to this point and coach Todd…
Via Pro Football Talk
13 hours ago

New York Jets – 2016 Individual Awards?

A member of the New York Jets organization has won an individual award in two of the last three years — Sheldon Richardson was the Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2013 and Mike Maccagnan was the NFL Executive of the Year in 2015. Here is a list of six Jets who may win individual awards in 2016. Defensive Rookie of the Year — LB Darron Lee The Jets desperately needed an athletic...
Via Turn On The Jets
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wide receivers Jets will face in 2016, ranked

Who is the best?
Via NJ.com
16 hours ago

Poll results: What do you think of Jets' Mo Wilkerson contract?

How you voted. We recently asked you, in our poll, what you think of the five-year contract the Jets gave defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson.  And here's how you voted:  Darryl Slater may be reached at dslater@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @DarrylSlater. Find NJ.com Jets on Facebook.
Via NJ.com
17 hours ago

New York Jets: An early look at the first-team offense

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With Jets training camp starting in just four days, football season is finally here. With preseason games right around the corner, we are beginning to get a rough idea of what the starting offense will look like. #Jets open camp in 5 days, here is what first team offense would likely look like on first snap if it opened today pic.twitter...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson to miss season opener?

Muhammad Wilkerson went from a rich man to a very rich man, but how healthy is he? That is a question that only he can answer, and he seems confident in his abilities to get back on the field sooner rather than later.  Wilkerson’s new deal can be worth as much as $85 million, with at least $37 million in guaranteed money through the first two seasons. That is a pretty chunk of...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp 2016 – New York Jets To Watch

Here are three players to keep an eye on when training camp kicks off for the New York Jets in 2016… Defense – Lorenzo Mauldin OLB Coach Bowles has publicly said he expects a lot of the second year player who landed at the Jets via the third round after a strong four years at Louisville and a promising rookie campaign in 2015. As a situational player, Mauldin picked up four...
Via Turn On The Jets
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions sign free agent tackle Luke Marquardt

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed free agent tackle Luke Marquardt. The team announced the move Thursday. The New York Jets signed the 26-year-old Marquardt in April, but he was waived less than two months later. Marquardt was signed by San Francisco as an undrafted free agent from Azusa Pacific in 2013. He has never appeared in an NFL regular-season game....
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Capsule

NEW YORK JETS (10-6) OPEN CAMP: July 27, Florham Park, New Jersey. LAST YEAR: Came within win of making playoffs in coach Todd Bowles' first season, but fell to former coach Rex Ryan and Buffalo Bills in season finale. QB Ryan Fitzpatrick took over as starter for Geno Smith, who had jaw broken in training camp by then-teammate Ikemefuna Enemkpali, and set franchise record with...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick refuses to talk about standoff with Jets

Ryan Fitzpatrick spoke to reporters very briefly before a practice round at a charity golf tournament in Nevada on Wednesday, but he declined to discuss his ongoing contract stalemate with the New York Jets. “Not right now,” Fitzpatrick said before walking to the first tee. Former Jets head coach Herm Edwards, who was also at the American Century Championship, believes Fitzpatrick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Muhammed Wilkerson of the Jets: "I'll be ready for Week 1"

After signing his contract extension with the New York Jets, Muhammed Wilkerson vowed to be ready for Week 1, as his focus will now be all about football and being a leader for Gang Green.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mo Wilkerson relieved to be staying in Jersey with Jets deal

Muhammad Wilkerson couldn’t hide his relief over officially signing a five-year, $85 million deal last Friday with the New York Jets. And while the significant financial windfall coming from the long-term deal obviously is a reward unto itself, the fact that the New Jersey native didn’t have to leave the comfort of home to obtain it is perhaps the best part. Wilkerson, a native...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fitzpatrick lets lease expire on New Jersey rental home

New York Jets fans are already on edge over reports that the team is nowhere close to reaching an agreement with Ryan Fitzpatrick, and the quarterback’s current living situation could make them even more nervous. Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media has discovered that the house where Fitzpatrick and his wife were staying in New Jersey last year is available for rent. Fitzpatrick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets, Fitzpatrick have not talked in over a month

It’s really starting to look like Geno Smith will be under center as the New York Jets' starting quarterback when training camp gets going in just over a week. As most of you likely already know, the Jets are in the midst of a contract stalemate with free-agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. It’s a situation that has drawn headlines over the past several weeks with the two sides...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Fitzpatrick, Jets could drag stalemate into preseason

The New York Jets are set to begin training camp a week from Wednesday, and there has been some speculation that they will move on from free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick if a deal is not reached by then. Unfortunately, it sounds like the contract standoff could drag on longer than that. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the stalemate could extend all the way into preseason...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jets Nation: Will Ryan Clady step up?

On SNY's Jets Nation, the crew is in 4-Down Territory on Ryan Clady, rookie impacts, top players and a brutal 2016 upcoming schedule for the New York Jets.
Via SNY
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: The New York Jets sign Muhammad Wilkerson

New York Jets analyst Mike Westhoff calls into SNY to discuss the team's surprise resigning of Muhammad Wilkerson.
Via SNY
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Underrated New York Jets Storylines

Quarterback. New free agent and trade additions. The rookies. We know many of the storylines that will dominate discussion around New York Jets training camp, which kicks off in less than two weeks. What is being overlooked as critical issues surrounding the team? We crack open a fresh 12 pack to investigate… 1. Offensive Line – The Jets backup offensive line is roughly laid...
Via Turn On The Jets
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Jets Won the Contract Negotiations with Muhammad Wilkerson

The New York Jets and defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson reached a surprise agreement on a long-term extension. Wilkerson signed a five-year deal worth $86 million with $36.75 million guaranteed and a $15 million signing bonus. The contract averages $17.2 million per season, and has an injury guarantee of $53.5 million. The Jets and Wilkerson have been negotiating a long-term...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets and Muhammad Wilkerson beat deadline buzzer with massive deal

The New York Jets and Muhammad Wilkerson pulled off a franchise tag deadline stunner, as the two sides agreed to a five-year deal for $86 million, with $54 million in guarantees over the first three years of the deal according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora: Wilkerson gets $86M for 5yrs. $37M fully guaranteed and $54m over next 3yrs. Has $53.5M guar injury — Jason La Canfora...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets sign Muhammad Wilkerson to multi-year extension

The New York Jets and Muhammad Wilkerson have come to terms on a multi-year agreement, the team announced on Friday. Big Mo. Locked up.We've signed @mowilkerson to a multi-year extension: DETAILS >> https://t.co/7aqw4w3JNS pic.twitter.com/UuG2O9QcXO — New York Jets (@nyjets) July 15, 2016 While the Jets did not announce the terms of the deal, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets tried to trade up for Brett Favre in 1991 draft

Brett Favre couldn’t get the Jets into the playoffs in 2008, his one season with the team. He might have led them to a few postseason berths if the Jets were successful in their attempt to trade up for Favre in the 1991 NFL draft. Ron Wolf was the Jets’ director of player personnel under general manager Dick Steinberg at the time. The Jets’ first pick was in the second round...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

That Time the Jets Committed 20 Penalties…and Won

Occasionally during the dead points of this offseason, we’ll look back at some of the quirks, highlights, lowlights and follies from recent years. Today, we relive a strange win for the New York Jets.  On Sept. 22, 2013, the New York Jets became the only team in modern NFL history to win despite committing 20 penalties in a game. The Jets beat the division rival Buffalo Bills...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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