A few frustrated -- and creative -- New York Jets fans have created a website urging the team to fire general manager John Idzik just 24 games into his tenure.
FireJohnIdzik.com is a creation of a few season ticket holders as the Jets are off to a 1-7 start that includes seven straight losses. It highlights the ''Idzik Hall of Shame,'' criticizing some of the GM's moves, such...
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October 31, 2014
The Detroit Lions lost CB Bill Bentley for the season this week and have already begun the process of adding some depth at cornerback.
Dave Brikett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions are hosting veteran CB Dimitri Patterson for a workout on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, HC Jim Caldwall didn’t rule out the idea of signing veteran CB Champ Bailey and said that it’s “possible”...
BY EDITORFormer New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson went AWOL a couple weekends ago. Then, he said he didn't go AWOL. Then, he was suspended. Then, he was cut.It was a bizzare chain of events for a guy who joined the team this offseason basically a shoe-in for the starting job opposite Dee Milliner.Patterson battled a few minor injuries, but he was always expected to bounce...
NEW YORK (AP) Despite a thin secondary, general manager John Idzik says moving on from cornerback Dimitri Patterson was ''the best thing for the Jets'' after a bizarre week.
Patterson, expected to be a starter, was released by New York on Saturday as the team got to the mandatory 53-player limit. It capped a stretch in which Patterson was suspended after he went missing before the...
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September 01, 2014
As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM.
RB Daryl Richardson
LB A.J. Edds
CB Johnny Patrick
WR Stephen Hill
TE Chris Pantale
DL Zach Thompson
RB Alex Green
QB Tajh Boyd
DT Tevita Finau
S Rontez Miles
CB Dimitri Patterson
OL Brent Qvale
G William Campbell
The New York Jets reduced their roster to 53 men Saturday in accordance with the league’s 4 p.m. ET deadline. Of the 21 players cut, the three that stand out are cornerback Dimitri Patterson, wide receiver Stephen Hill and quarterback Matt Simms.
Over the course of four hours Saturday, the Jets announced cuts via their official Twitter account, one to three players at a time....
The New York Jets ended Dimitri Patterson’s suspension early.
That’s because the team has cut the embattled cornerback who was suspended indefinitely earlier this week.
CB Dimitri Patterson's suspension ends early. Jets cut him.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 30, 2014
Patterson failed to show up to last Friday’s pre-season game against the Giants and then went...
So long to cornerback Dimitri Patterson. It would have been great if Patterson had stepped into the noticeably vacant second cornerback position, but after going AWOL, then essentially calling the Jets liars (told reporters that his agent contacted Jets), and earning himself a suspension for the affair, he has been released.
Patterson’s dismissal is, in many ways, a positive sign...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Texans have already expressed interest in veteran CB Dimitri Patterson. following his release from the Jets.
Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Jets have released veteran CB Dimitri Patterson.
This comes just a few days after the Jets announced that they suspended Patterson for the remainder of the preseason...
Dimitri Patterson’s disappearance was one of the more bizarre storylines of the NFL preseason. Patterson, a journeyman cornerback now playing with the New York Jets, was suspended for the remainder of the preseason after he failed to show up for last Friday’s game against the New York Giants. He has vehemently denied, however, that his absence was a result of him “going AWOL...
The New York Jets enter the 2014 season with a messy situation at the cornerback position. You don’t need us to tell you that, as it has become the number one story surrounding the team in the absence of any quarterback circus or controversy. Geno Smith has just played really well and Mike Vick has settled into being an ideal backup. Carry on to cornerback, where there is plenty...
The New York Jets have suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson for the rest of the preseason after he left the team last week for 48 hours without speaking to anyone in the organization.
The team announced Tuesday night that additional terms of discipline would not be disclosed. However, Patterson is likely facing a fine.
Patterson had been suspended indefinitely on Monday so the...
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August 26, 2014
BY NICK ST. DENISThe New York Jets have suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson "indefinitely" until they can figured out what the heck happened over the weekend.Patterson went AWOL for two days, failing to show up to Gang Green's preseason game Friday night against the New York Giants nor contact the Jets higher-ups Saturday to tell them why.General manager John Idzik and coach Rex...
Dimitri Patterson was suspended by the New York Jets indefinitely for not showing up to the team’s preseason game on Friday night and going AWOL until meeting with the team on Sunday. Now we know why he was upset. The New York Daily News reports that Patterson was dropped on the team’s depth chart after […]
The New York Jets have suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson indefinitely. Patterson was last seen by the team prior to Friday night’s preseason game against the Giants. The Jets reached out to Patterson to make sure everything was fine (which it is), but Patterson failed to respond. On Saturday, the Jets got in touch with him. He reported to the team on Sunday, but general manager...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have ''indefinitely'' suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson after he left the team for 48 hours without contacting the organization.
General manager John Idzik said Monday that Patterson spoke to him and coach Rex Ryan on Sunday night. Idzik would not discuss the reason for the absence.
Idzik adds that the suspension will be ''brief,''...
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August 25, 2014
The New York Jets have suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson.
Patterson was expected to be a starting cornerback this season for the Jets so how long the team keeps him suspended is unclear.
Patterson’s suspension comes after he skipped Friday’s preseason game against the New York Giants.
“(An indefinite suspension) will allow us to gather more information as to what led to...
New York Jets general manager John Idzik announced Monday that cornerback Dimitri Patterson has been suspended indefinitely. GM John Idzik: “[Patterson] will be suspended indefinitely, and that will allow us to gather more information to what led to his behavior.” — New York Jets (@nyjets) August 25, 2014 Patterson went missing for nearly 48 hours before returning to the team’s...
New York Jets GM John Idzik announced Monday that they will suspend CB Dimitri Patterson indefinitely after he surprisingly skipped the team’s third preseason game.
GM John Idzik: “[Patterson] will be suspended indefinitely, and that will allow us to gather more information to what led to his behavior.”
— New York Jets (@nyjets) August 25, 2014
Idzik did say that he...
After missing for nearly 48 hours, New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson returned to the team’s facility Sunday night and met with coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik. Coach Ryan and John Idizk met with CB Dimitri Patterson this evening. — New York Jets (@nyjets) August 25, 2014 Patterson did not attend the Jets preseason game against the New York Giants on Friday...
Given the opportunity, most people would love the chance to play in the NFL. But then again, Dimitri Patterson isn’t most people.
Just days after going “awol” and skipping his team’s preseason game against the Giants, the New York Jets cornerback returned to the team’s practice facilities, according to the Associated Press. The Jets announced Patterson returned and...
BY NICK ST. DENISNew York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson didn't show up for work Friday night when his team took on the New York Giants, and the team hadn't heard from Patterson all weekend.However, he's apparently making his way back.After both general manager John Idzik and coach Rex Ryan spoke on the matter, Patterson' agent, Drew Rosenhaus, reportedly confirmed that the veteran...
Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson did not show up for the team's game against the Giants on Friday night and has had no direct communication with anyone in the organization since.
General manager John Idzik announced Sunday during a conference call that he learned through Patterson's agent on Saturday that the player was OK physically and it is not believed to be a legal issue. But...
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August 24, 2014
New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson was not present during Friday night’s preseason game against the New York Giants, and the team has no idea why. Acccording to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, Patterson’s absence on Friday was “unexcused” and neither Rex Ryan nor any other member of the Jets organization was informed that he would […]
NEW YORK (AP) Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson did not show up for the team's game against the Giants on Friday night and has had no direct communication with anyone in the organization since.
General manager John Idzik announced Sunday during a conference call that he learned through Patterson's agent on Saturday that the player was OK physically and it is not believed to be a...
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August 24, 2014