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New York Jets release WR Jacoby Ford; Roster now at 75

The New York Jets cut wide receivers Jacoby Ford and Michael Campbell. The team also released cornerback Rasi-I Dowling, running back Chad Young, defensive end Anthony Grady, and tight end Colin Anderson. The Jets are now down to 75 players on the team roster. These transactions were a reflection of the roster-cutdown  that NFL teams are faced with, as they head into each new league...
Via cover32 - Jets
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Interested In Veteran Return Man?

As the Chicago Bears continue to make their cuts to trim the roster down to the final 53, other teams are also making cuts that could present options for Phil Emery. One of those recent cuts was a veteran return man that could add a spark to the special teams which happens to be an area of need for the Bears. Enter Jacoby Ford, a fourth-round pick of the Oakland Raiders in 2010...
Via Sports Mockery
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Ford, Dowling headline Jets' latest roster cuts

BY NICK ST. DENISThe New York Jets announced Sunday they have released six players--including receiver Jacoby Ford and cornerback Ras-I Dowling--to reach the NFL's 75-player roster limit.The next cut deadline is Saturday, when the team needs to be down to 53 players.Ford, a fourth-round pick in 2010 by the Oakland Raiders, was signed this offseason as a free agent  and totaled...
Via AFC East Daily
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets cut six players, including WR Jacoby Ford and CB Ras-I Dowling

The Jets had until Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET to get their roster down to 75 players, but they decided to beat the deadline. The team announced six cuts on Sunday, trimming the roster down from 81 to 75 players. Former Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford was among the Jets cuts. Ford has totaled 848 yards receiving since Oakland drafted him in 2010, but he was unable to latch on in New...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Release Ras-I Dowling and Jacoby Ford

Two surprise cuts from the New York Jets in their initial trimming down of the roster heading into the final week of the preseason. They sent first-team kick returner Jacoby Ford and former New England Patriots second-round pick Ras-I Dowling, the latter of whom Rex Ryan viewed as a reclamation project. Jacoby Ford, Ras-I Dowling among Jets cuts http://t.co/swcEHsN6Ha — NFL: AroundTheLeague...
Via Sportsnaut
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets cut 6, including WR Ford and CB Dowling

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have released six players, including wide receiver Jacoby Ford and cornerback Ras-I Dowling. The moves Sunday put the Jets' roster at 75 players, the maximum that teams must be at by Tuesday night. Also cut were: tight end Colin Anderson, wide receiver Michael Campbell, defensive end Anthony Grady and fullback Chad Young. Ford's...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets released Jacoby Ford and Ras I Dowling and a few others

The New York Jets are not done making cuts. Yesterday the team released 7 players and today the team released two more guys. Ras-I Dowling was a former Patriot cornerback and Jacoby Ford was a former slot wide out for the Raiders. @AdamSchefter: Jets announced they released CB Ras-I Dowling and WR Jacoby Ford. **Update** […] The post Jets released Jacoby Ford and Ras I Dowling...
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August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Cut WR Jacoby Ford, CB Ras-I Dowling & Four Others

  The New York Jets announced that they have released six players on Sunday including veteran WR Jacoby Ford and CB Ras-I Dowling. The Jets also released: WR Michael Campbell, TE Colin Anderson, FB Chad Young, and DE Anthony Grady. Ford, 26, signed with the Jets in early April. He was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders out of Clemson back in 2010, but has yet to develop into...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Day 8 Offense Finally Shows Up

Cortland, New York- On day eight of training camp the offense showed that they to belong.  After a couple of days in a row where the defense dominated it was the offense that ruled the day.  With only six days away from the Jets first preseason game against the Colts it was good to see some fire from the offense who has been getting beat up all camp by the defense.  Some of the...
Via Jets Insider.com
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Countdown to Training Camp: 19 Days

Feature Image: Associated Press The time from now until training camp can be filled with a mix of vacations and training regiments for players and personnel, but for hardcore NFL fans it’s more of a time filled with vodka and despair. We’ll be counting down to the June 23rd, report-to-Cortland date, by featuring current players with roster numbers that correspond with the number...
Via One Jet At A Time
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, scrap heap FAs for the New York Jets, more

In case you missed it, columns from the cover32 universe to browse through while watching The Masters on Sunday or bored at your office on Monday. National Columns - The top-10 inside linebackers in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading teams at the offseason midpoint. (READ) - The best remaining NFL free agents at each position. (READ) - Ten NFL players who aren’t worth...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Linebackers, draft picks, Jacoby Ford & more Mark Sanchez news

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you caught up on all things New York Jets: New York Jets - Worst middle linebacker picks in Jets history. (READ) - The Jets will be playing against Mark Sanchez in the preseason. (READ) - The proposed new uniform for the Jets is pretty sweet. (READ) - How Jacoby Ford can help the Jets’ special teams. (READ) You may...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: New York Jets hold steady in offseason midpoint edition

Not all of the moves have been made, but most of them are in the books. Players have come and gone, as teams tinker with their rosters, looking to fill holes and upgrade in key positions. Some have tried to make a big splash, while others have been more conservative. Some have simply tried to retain their own players, while others have gone about overhauling a big chunk of their...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

How Jacoby Ford can help the New York Jets’ special teams

Under longtime coordinator Mike Westhoff, the New York Jets boasted one of the best special teams units in the NFL for nearly a decade. More specifically, Gang Green’s return game rivaled the best in the league season after season. In just his last half dozen or so years, Westhoff had Justin Miller, Leon Washington, Brad Smith and Joe McKnight at his disposal. While none of the...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting the Jets: Jacoby Ford

Following three lackluster seasons with the Oakland Raiders, Jacoby Ford has become the newest wide receiver addition to the Jets roster. Scout's experts break down the flashy return man's game from top to bottom.
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanjay Lal played big role in Jacoby Ford joining Jets

BY NICK ST. DENISJacoby Ford's best days as a pro were under now-New York Jets wide receivers coach Sanjay Lal, who held the same post with the Oakland Raiders from 2009 through the 2011 season.That played a factor when the 26-year-old former Raider wideout signed with Gang Green last week."I loved playing for him," Ford said recently, via NewYorkJets.com. "He...
Via AFC East Daily
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacoby Ford chose the Jets over the Browns

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Wide receiver Jacoby Ford told the media today that he chose the Jets over the Browns. Jacoby Ford said Browns in mix before he signed w/Jets. He was told he'll "compete for kickoff return job & possibly punt return job" #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) April 2, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Find Second Wind in Free Agency

The first big wave of free agent signings ended long ago, but the New York Jets’ needs were not yet filled. Earlier this week, they got back to it, inking WR Jacoby Ford and CB Dimitri Patterson to new deals. The Jets have a new offensive weapon – as well as a kick-return threat – in Jacoby Ford. Ford, age 26 and 5’9 tall, joins Eric Decker as the second free agent wide receiver...
Via isportsweb.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets sign cornerback Dimitri Patterson

After agreeing to terms with wide receiver/return man Jacoby Ford yesterday the Jets also announced the signing of former Dolphins cornerback Dimitri Patterson to a one-year $3 million deal. The 30-year-old cornerback entered the league in 2005 with the Redskins before bouncing around to Minnesota, Kansas City, Philadelphia and Cleveland before stint in Miami.Patterson is the very...
Via Jets Insider.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Trading Down in the First Round Makes Sense

The Jets’ desperate need for an influx of playmaking ability on offense has been documented throughout the tabloids over the course of the past two seasons. New York’s passing offense ranked as the second worst in the league in 2013, averaging 183 yards per game. That needs to change if the Jets are going to contend for a playoff spot in the 2014 season.General manager John Idzik...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Sign WR/KR Jacoby Ford

The New York Jets just got more athletic, and likely have moved on from interest in DeSean Jackson. Mike Garafolo is reporting that the Jets have signed Jacoby Ford. Jets announce they've signed WR Jacoby Ford. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 1, 2014 He is coming off a year that saw him catch 13 passes in 14 games for the Raiders. Ford missed the entire 2012 season with...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Sign WR/KR Jacoby Ford

The New York Jets just got more athletic, and likely have moved on from interest in DeSean Jackson. Mike Garafolo is reporting that the Jets have signed Jacoby Ford. Jets announce they've signed WR Jacoby Ford. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 1, 2014 He is coming off a year that saw him catch 13 passes in 14 games for the Raiders. Ford missed the entire 2012 season with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Sign WR Jacoby Ford

  The New York Jets have announced the signing of WR Jacoby Ford on Tuesday. The Jets have signed WR Jacoby Ford. pic.twitter.com/8HRt2Krkfr — Eric Allen (@eallenjets) April 1, 2014 Ford, 26, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders out of Clemson back in 2010. He is a classic Al Davis-pick given that he has a track background and posted a 4.28 forty at the 2010 Scouting Combine...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent WR Jacoby Ford & G Rich Ohrnberger Visited Jets

  Howard Balzer of LockerDome.com first reported that the Jets hosted free agent WR Jacoby Ford and G Rich Ohrnberger for visits in recent days. Ford reportedly met with the Jets a few weeks ago, however, a deal was never agreed upon. Ford, 26, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders out of Clemson back in 2010. He is a classic Al Davis-pick given that he has a track background...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers interested in Jacoby Ford?

In addition to losing their top wide receivers, the Carolina Panthers also lost their top kickoff man this offseason in Ted Ginn Jr. Now looking for a replacement, it’s possible the Panthers may have interest in Jacoby Ford, formerly of the Oakland Raiders. ESPN’s David Newton replied to a fans question, who asked why the Panthers weren’t interested in Ford. Can’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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