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NFL Notes: Bears, Jets, Panthers, Raiders, Ravens & Saints

  Bears The Bears announced that DE Jared Allen returned to practice Wednesday after a bout with pneumonia.  Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan said that the Jets considered signing CB Brandon Flowers before he ultimately signed with San Diego. (Brian Costello) Panthers The Panthers announced RB DeAngelo Williams will have his cast removed Friday, but will still not play Sunday against...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Raiders haven’t won a game in the eastern time zone since 2009

In order to try and break a five year funk of not winning in the eastern time zone,  the Oakland Raiders have changed up their travel plans this week leading up to their game in New York, against the Jets. Raiders are flying here tomorrow. Change from last year. They have not won a game in the Eastern time zone since 2009. #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) September 3, 2014 ...
Via Pro Football Zone
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New York Jets will finally cut ties with disappointing wide receiver

At least they can’t say they didn’t try to get something for him. After several weeks of dangling wide receiver Stephen Hill as trade bait, the New York Jets finally cut ties with him today, per Brian Costello of the New York Post: The Jets will waive WR Stephen Hill, according to a source #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) August 30, 2014 The Jets have until 4:00 Eastern time...
Via cover32 - Jets
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top prospect for New York Jets returns from concussion

Last week the New York Jets looked like they might lose their first round draft pick before the 2014 season even began. Safety Calvin Pryor suffered a concussion during Saturday’s practice and had been unable to return to action. The Jets selected Pryor 18th overall in May’s NFL Draft and have high hopes for him. Pryor is a physical specimen who has drawn favorable comparisons...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Injury Update: 1st round pick, Calvin Pryor, sidelined with concussion

New York Jets’ rookie FS Calvin Pryor suffered a concussion during practice on Sunday and will be out until further notice. New York Post writer Brian Costello first reported Pryor’s injured this morning via twitter.Pryor does have a concussion #nyj— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) July 27, 2014 Pryor’s injury was said to be caused by a hard hit to the head Pryor sustained during...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex on Patriots: “They need to worry about us”

Rex Ryan really is back. And while he has yet to talk about not kissing Bill Belichick’s rings or guaranteeing that Rex will be wearing one of his own, Ryan has found a way to get back to being the guy he was early in his career as a head coach. During a June interview with Brian Costello of the New York Post that was published Saturday night, Ryan made it clear that: (1) the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets running back Mike Goodson skips mandatory mini-camp

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson, who is coming off a serious knee injury in 2013, has been a no-show for all things Jets this offseason. Goodson has missed organized team activities, voluntary mini-camps, and mandatory mini-camps. Brian Costello of the New York Post, took a guess as to why the Jets still haven’t released the troubled running back: My best guess as to why...
Via cover32 - Jets
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent WR Santonio Holmes Hoping To Catch On With A Team During Training Camp

  The personal trainer for free agent WR Santonio Holmes tells Brian Costello of the New York Post that he expects the veteran receive to be on an NFL roster once training camp is under way. “He’ll definitely be on a team,” said Shaw. “Just like [free-agent linebacker] James Harrison will be on a team. As long as teams don’t think he’ll be a distraction, he’s going...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Feeling around the NFL is Santonio Holmes will get signed once a receiver goes down

Brian Costello of the New York Post caught up with former Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes who continues to wait for a team to sign him. Holmes, who was released by the Jets in March after four seasons, has not been picked up by another team. The 30-year-old wide receiver has been training in Florida since the Jets cut him. Holmes’ camp feels a receiver-needy team will sign...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno Smith, Mike Vick split first-team reps

According to Brian Costello of the New York Post,  Geno Smith and Michael Vick split the first-team reps during Wednesday’s OTA practice. Geno and Vick splitting reps with the first team. Have not seen Calvin Pryor yet in team drills. #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) May 28, 2014 Not sure if this means much, but Smith took the first snap. Geno Smith gets first reps with starters...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Summer Shopping For Goalies

from Brian Costello of The Hockey News, Not many teams are looking for No. 1 goalies this summer. Boston, Chicago, Colorado, Florida, Los Angeles, Montreal, Nashville, New York Rangers, New York Islanders (just signed Jaroslav Halak), Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Tampa Bay, Toronto, Pittsburgh, San Jose and Winnipeg are 20 teams set with a No...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Sanchez Meeting With Eagles, Deal Could Be Done Soon

  Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that free agent QB Mark Sanchez is meeting with the Eagles Wednesday and a deal could come be done soon. Mike Garafolo has confirmed the visit and adds that a deal could happen at some point in the near future. Garafolo adds that although the two sides are meeting tonight, Sanchez won’t take a physical until tomorrow. ESPN’s Chris...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Unnamed coach who wanted a crack at Sanchez gets it

In late January, an unnamed coach told Brian Costello of the New York Post that, if/when the Jets cut Mark Sanchez, Sanchez would be welcome in the unnamed coach’s locker room. “We’d take Sanchez,” the unnamed coach said. “He’d be the starter as soon as he walked in the door for us.” Now that Sanchez has been cut by the chance, the unnamed coach has a chance to make...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent CB Aaron Berry Visited The Browns Monday

  Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports that free agent CB Aaron Berry did visit the Browns today. Brian Costello recently reported that Berry was generating interest from NFL teams. Berry, 25, was unfortunately placed on season-ending injured reserve after he suffered a torn ACL back in July of last year. Before that, he spent his first two years in the league with...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Reportedly Have Interest In WR Jacoby Ford

  Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets have shown interest in Raiders free agent WR Jacoby Ford. Costello mentions that current Jets receives coach Sanjay Lal was with Oakland a few years ago, so he’s familiar with what Ford has to offer. Ford, 26, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders out of Clemson back in 2010. He is a classic Al Davis-pick given...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets “Engaged Heavily” In Contract Talks With Austin Howard & Jeff Cumberland

  Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets are “engaged heavily in negotiations” with free agents RT Austin Howard and TE Jeff Cumberland. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported earlier in the day that the Jets were in “serious negotiations“ with Cumberland. Both players can begin meeting with teams tomorrow, so the Jets are working to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson Has No Intention Of Holding Out For A Long-Term Deal

Last week, Brian Costello of the New York Daily News reported that the expectation from people around the NFL is that the Jets will exercise the fifth-year option on DE Muhammad Wilkerson and opt to negotiate a long-term deal at a later time. Since then, there has been some  speculation that Wilkerson could consider holding out for a long-term contract, but it doesn’t sound...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets May Hold Off On An Extension With DE Muhammad Wilkerson

According to Brian Costello of the New York Daily News, the expectation from people around the NFL is that the Jets will exercise the fifth-year option on DE Muhammad Wilkerson and opt to negotiate a long-term deal at a later time. It appears as though several teams could elect to take this approach with their 2011 first-round picks given that this is the first year of the new...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Mark Sanchez a wanted man

New York Jets quarterback, Mark Sanchez, had surgery in October to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder after injuring it in the preseason.  He is currently on the mend and rehabbing in Alabama and as Brian Costello of NYPost.com reports, if the Jets release the former USC Trojan, he will be a wanted man by several NFL teams.By Ed Yourdon via Wikimedia CommonsSanchez is due...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Kerley has a dislocated elbow, could miss 4 weeks

According to Brian Costello of the New York Post,  Jets wide receiver Jeremy Kerley suffered a dislocated elbow during Sunday’s win over the Saints. Source confirms Jeremy Kerley has a dislocated elbow. #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) November 5, 2013 Former NFL team doctor,  Dr. David Chao believes Kerley could miss up to four weeks. Per @RichCimini: source says Jeremy...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets don’t expect Santonio Holmes back this week

According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets don’t expect wide receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) to be back for this week’s game. Jets don't expect Santonio Holmes to be back this week, per source. #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) October 23, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Jets don’t expect Santonio Holmes back this...
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Sign CB Ras-I Dowling To Their Practice Squad

Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets have signed former Patriots CB Ras-I Dowling to their practice squad. The Jets reportedly also brought in some other cornerbacks including Curtis Marsh, Marvin Ross and Alonzo Tweedy on Tuesday. Dowling, 25, was the No. 33 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. he played a total of eight games for the Patriots in two season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Sanchez blew up at Jets GM

According to Brian Costello of the New York Post,  Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez blew up at general manager John Idzik after the preseason game in which he injured his shoulder. Sanchez shouted at general manager John Idzik in the trainer’s room after the game, according to witnesses. Sanchez was furious the team put him in the game when it did — in the waning minutes of a...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Santonio Holmes Out Few Weeks With Hamstring Injury

The Jets just got a little thinner at the wide receiver position. Brian Costello is reporting that the Jets have signed veteran wide receiver David Nelson after it was learned that Santonio Holmes will be out a few weeks with a hamstring injury. Jets will sign WR David Nelson today, per source. Santonio Holmes expected to miss a few weeks with hamstring injury. #nyj — Brian Costello...
Via Thacover2
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Santonio Holmes Out Few Weeks With Hamstring Injury

The Jets just got a little thinner at the wide receiver position. Brian Costello is reporting that the Jets have signed veteran wide receiver David Nelson after it was learned that Santonio Holmes will be out a few weeks with a hamstring injury. Jets will sign WR David Nelson today, per source. Santonio Holmes expected to miss a few weeks with hamstring injury. #nyj — Brian Costello...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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