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Jets Sign OL James Brewer To A One-Year Deal

Brian Costello reports that the Jets have agreed to a one-year deal with OL James Brewer. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported earlier in the day that free agent OT Corey Hilliard is visiting with the Jets, so they are clearly looking to bolster their offensive line depth before the draft. Brewer, 27, is a former fourth-round ... The post Jets Sign OL James Brewer...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New York Giants could snatch former Jets defensive tackle in free agency

The New York Giants have not been terribly aggressive in free agency so far, but that doesn’t mean they won’t find what they need… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: How all 32 NFL teams stack up one week into free agency NFL Draft Preview: The 10 best edge pass rushers on the board According to a report by Brian Costello of the dreadful New York Post, the Giants are hosting...
Via cover32
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Hosting DT Kenrick Ellis For A Visit

Brian Costello reports that the Giants are hosting Jets free agent DT Kenrick Ellis for a visit on Tuesday. Ellis, 27, is a former third round pick of the Jets back in 2011. He has played out his four-year, $2,622,500 contract with the Jets and is now among the best available defensive tackles in free agency. In ... The post Giants Hosting DT Kenrick Ellis For A Visit appeared...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Reportedly Interested In CB Chris Culliver

Brian Costello reports that the Jets have expressed in free agent CB Chris Culliver. Dianna Marie Russini reported a few weeks ago that Culliver was likely to be one of the “most sought after” cornerbacks on the market this offseason. Russini anticipates him securing a “big time” contract after a number of teams have him graded highly. The Jets have ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Given Albert Breer, that moron Joe Benigno lamented not getting Brian Costello or Manish Mehta

Joe Benigno was given National Reporter, NFL Network's Albert Breer to speak about the Brandon Marshall trade. Joe wasn't happy his EP didn't get Brian Costello or even Manish Mehta.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cardinals, Jets, Panthers, & Raiders

Cardinals Mike Jurecki reports that the Cardinals are looking at free agent guards and centers. According to Jurecki, Cardinals G Paul Fanaika will test the free agent market and could have a couple suitors. Jets Brian Costello of the New York Post offers some of his takeaways regarding the Jets after speaking to people at the Combine. The Jets are prioritizing the cornerbacks...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The Patriots have a shadowy 'Black Ops' rules research expert called Ernie Adams on staff

The Patriots have a shadowy 'Black Ops' rules research expert named Ernie Adams on staff. The Post's Brian Costello reports, "Adams has been with Patriots coach Bill Belichick since he took the Patriots job in 2000 after previously working with him with the Giants and Browns. The two went to prep school together, and those around the Patriots describe a never-ending dialogue between...
Via Bob's Blitz
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Former QB Coach Lashes Out Against Geno

It’s no secret the reason for the Jets struggles in 2014 was due in large part to the play of Geno Smith. Former Jets QB coach David Lee, who followed Rex Ryan to Buffalo, wasted little time blaming the embattled QB for the teams struggles. David Lee to Bills site on Geno: “We played good enough defense to win over there both years, but his play it’ll cost you and it cost...
Via Standing O Sports
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Expected To Hire Mike Maccagnan As GM

Ian Rapoport reports that the Jets are expected to hire Texans college scouting director Mike Maccagnan as their next general manager. Rapoport adds that Maccagnan has been in town meeting with the Jets for the past three days. This fits with recent reports that have said Maccagnan is considered the favorite to get the job after he impressed consultants Ron Wolf and Charlie...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Rex continues to interview for both TV and coaching

BY EDITORFor Rex Ryan, it's apparently a couple teams or a couple TV networks.According to Brian Costello of the NY Post, Ryan spoke to CBS Wednesday before interviewing for the Buffalo Bills' head coaching gig Thursday.That comes after Ryan's apparent communication with ESPN for a possible on-camera position at that little sports network place, as he's expected to go to TV if he...
Via AFC East Daily
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 28, 2014  |  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 25, 2014  |  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...
Via Turn On The Jets
November 12, 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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...
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

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: 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

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
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