NFL Notes: Bills, Jets, Patriots, & Raiders

Bills Bills signed DE Bryan Johnson to their practice squad. Jets Brian Costello of the New York Post writes that the Jets should consider pursuing Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, in the event that he’s released after the season. Costello mentions that unless the asking price is as low as a seventh-round pick, he wouldn’t try to acquire RGIII via trade given that the...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Brett Hundley, Browns, Jets, Lions, Redskins & Titans

Brett Hundley Russell Lande has spoken to “over ten NFL scouts” that have UCLA QB Brett Hundley graded as a day-three prospect. Browns Browns signed LB Keith Pough to their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson) Browns released WR L’Damian Washington from their practice squad. (Aaron Wilson) Jets Rookie TE Jace Amaro is currently going through the NFL’s concussion protocol...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Pacing Below 2014 Expectations

The New York Jets are 2-8 at their bye week and likely pacing to a 3-5 win season. Needless to say, this is a disappointment and they are likely to fall well below most pre-season expectations. This writer had them pegged at 9-7 and feels appropriately stupid but 9-7 wasn’t all that much of an outlier when it came to 2014 Jets predictions. Let’s take a quick look around at where...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets fans fly a banner over stadium saying “Rebuilding since 1969″ (PHOTO)

For the second time in five days, a disgruntled New York Jets fan took to the sky to express disappointment with the current state of the team. Brian Costello    @BrianCoz Plane now over MetLife with “Jets rebuilding since 1969″ banner #nyj About two hours before kickoff Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, a plane circled […] The post Jets fans fly a banner over stadium...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Plane Flies Over Metlife Stadium Saying “Jets Rebuilding Since 1969″

That’s cold……so so cold….. Plane now over MetLife with "Jets rebuilding since 1969" banner #nyj — Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) November 9, 2014
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bears, Jets, Patriots, Redskins & Seahawks

  49ers 49ers are not expected to reinstate OLB Aldon Smith Tuesday or Wednesday despite having an open roster spot. (Ian Rapoport) Bears Bears worked out S Mistral Raymond Tuesday. (Brad Biggs) Jets Jets worked out LB Shayne Skov Tuesday. (via Brian Costello) Patriots Patriots had LS Tyler Ott in for a tryout on Tuesday, along with other specialists.  Ott was with the team...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

More Updates Regarding The Percy Harvin Trade

Here’s a collection of notes regarding the Seahawks trade that sent WR Percy Harvin to the Jets in return for a conditional draft pick. According to Brian Costello, reports of the Jets receiving a fourth-round pick that could end up being a second-round selection are “not accurate” and are instead “too high.” Ian Rapoport reports that Harvin is set to have his physical...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Cowboys, Jets, Saints, Seahawks

Browns NT Phil Taylor (knee) has been ruled out for Week 7’s game. (Scott Petrak) Cowboys LT Tyron Smith hurt his ankle in Week 6 and will undergo an MRI on Wednesday. (Charean Williams) Jets The domestic violence charges against Jets rookie WR Quincy Enunwa have been dismissed. (Brian Costello) WR Greg Salas (ankle, wrist) has been ruled out for Week 7. Saints RB...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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October 01, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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July 28, 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...
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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...
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June 14, 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...
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March 26, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

While nursing shoulder, Sanchez had knee procedure

BY NICK ST. DENISWith all the free time, why not?New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez had a minor procedure on his knee while recovering from the season-ending shoulder injury he sustained last preseason, According to Brian Costello of The New York Post. Costello's source said the "maintenance" arthroscopic surgery on the knee wasn't entirely necessary, but they figured it would...
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February 02, 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 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...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex's extension reportedly of the 'prove it' variety

BY NICK ST. DENISThe New York Jets didn't want to go into the 2014 season with a lame duck head coach. 2015? They'll cross that bridge when they get there.Rex Ryan recently signed a contract extension with the Jets, as reported by multiple media outlets and confirmed by the team Thursday.Ryan was under contract for 2014, and the extension is reportedly of the "multi-year" variety...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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