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TOJ Pick Six – New York Jets Twitter Mailbag

This week’s edition of #PickSix will focus on your New York Jets questions, sent to me via Twitter… from @blueandorange7Can the argument be made that Vic Beasley is a better pass rusher than Dante Fowler? If so, should he be rated higher than Fowler for the Jets? I do think Beasley is a better pure pass rusher than Fowler, which I think that’s why you have seen Beasley mocked...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: New York Jets expect to sign former Kansas City Chiefs linebacker

Under the guide of new general manager Mike Maccagnan, the New York Jets have been diligently working to upgrade their defense through free agency this offseason. First, he brought back the stellar cornerback pairing of Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie. Then he added Ronald Talley and Kevin Vickerson to the defensive line, then he signed linebackers Jamari Lattimore and Erin...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets To Sign Linebacker Joe Mays

New York Jet’s General Manager, Mike Maccagnan, has struck in free agency again. The club is expected to sign inside linebacker Joe Mays to a contract sometime next week according to ESPN’s Adam Caplan.The 29-year old insider linebacker totaled 20 tackles last season for the Kansas City Chiefs. Mays played in eight games, starting three of them, during the 2014 season. Since...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Expected To Sign LB Joe Mays

ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Jets are expected to sign former Chiefs ILB Joe Mays to a contract. According to Caplan, the two sides are expected to have an agreement in place by early next week. Earlier in the week, Caplan reportedly that the Jets were interested in possibly signing Mays to a contract. This comes just a few days ... The post Jets Expected To Sign LB...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers Hosting LB Joe Mays For A Visit

Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that the Chargers are hosting free agent LB Joe Mays  for a visit. The Chiefs released Mays a few weeks ago in a move that freed up $2.7 million in available cap space. Mays, 28, unfortunately sustained a wrist injury back in early September that forced Kansas City to place him on injured reserve with the ... The post Chargers Hosting LB...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Free Agent Bargain Bin

Free agency isn’t always about the bigname players. Sometimes some of the best signings come at a bargain after the free agency storm settles down. The Vikings are already being rumored to be set on sitting back and waiting free agency out. Below are a handful of guys that could be on the Vikings radar, who might now wow you, but could make an impact for the purple in 2015. Leonard...
Via DraftSeason
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs save three million by releasing inside linebacker

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that they have released inside linebacker Joe Mays. The release saves the Chiefs $2.7 million in cap space, but Kansas City is still $2.8 million away from being cap compliant once the new league years begins on next Tuesday, March 10th. The #Chiefs have released LB Joe Mays. READ: http://t.co/pgb7lJmM6S — Kansas City Chiefs (@KCChiefs...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs release LB Joe Mays to create salary cap space

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran linebacker Joe Mays on Thursday as they attempt to free up much-needed salary cap space before the start of free agency next week. The Chiefs saved about $3 million by parting with Mays, who started last season on injured reserve and wound up making just 16 tackles in eight games. Mays was expected to start alongside...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs Release LB Joe Mays, Free Up $2.7M In Cap Space

The Kansas City Chiefs announced the release of linebacker Joe Mays on Thursday. Given their current financial position, it’s by no means surprising to see the Chiefs shed salary. In fact, reports from earlier in the day said that Dwayne Bowe is likely to be released if they can’t find a trade partner. Mays, 28, had ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: 2014 Inside Linebacker Evaluation

As an NFL team’s regular season comes to a close, there are always multiple areas in which the organization looks to improve. The Kansas City Chiefs are no exception when it comes to finding zones throughout their team in which enhancement can be had. One area in particular that Kansas City needs to focus on is the position of inside linebacker. Not necessarily in the starting...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Predictions, Inactives & Links - Chiefs vs. Raiders

Here are your game predictions by the Chiefs PFS Writers:Ryan Tracy @RyanTracyNFLRevenge. Pride. The playoff hunt. Eric Berry.The Kansas City Chiefs are not short on reasons to make sure they come to play versus the Raiders at Arrowhead. But, in order to do that, they better not be short on answers. There are a lot of questions that need to be answered. We talked about Andy...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tough Look at Who Should Stay a Chief | Chiefs’ Truths part 2

The Chiefs are in full control of their post-season aspirations. That is a luxury at this point in the season, especially given the play of late. The performance in these last games could make the difference for some, but these players are set. While nothing is ever certain or even likely, below is what should happen in order to be successful in 2015 and beyond.Best WR Lineup of...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs backing toward playoffs once again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After the way the Kansas City Chiefs collapsed toward the end of last season, and especially in the playoffs, they arrived at training camp in July with the mantra of "finish." It didn't matter whether it was a drive, a game or the entire season. Well, they haven't done a very good job of it lately. The Chiefs have lost three straight beginning with a defeat to...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs backing toward playoffs once again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) After the way the Kansas City Chiefs collapsed toward the end of last season, and especially in the playoffs, they arrived at training camp in July with the mantra of ''finish.'' It didn't matter whether it was a drive, a game or the entire season. Well, they haven't done a very good job of it lately. The Chiefs have lost three straight beginning with a defeat...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Stopping the Slide to earn Wildcard | Kansas City Chiefs’ Truths

Over the last 14 days, the onslaught of obstacles has hit the Kansas City Chiefs hard. An embarrassing loss to worst team in the AFC West and the health scare with Eric Berry made the road to a wildcard berth tough. The tough game against Denver put the pressure on the team to fix the leaks quickly.Stopping the SlideYou can talk about the terrible play on the offensive line and the...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills receiver Watkins active against Chiefs

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins and running back Fred Jackson are listed as active against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Watkins is the Bills' leading receiver and is playing despite missing two straight practices after hurting his groin Wednesday. Jackson returns ahead of schedule. He was expected to miss four weeks after hurting his groin...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Saturday 11/8

49ers 49ers signed LB Chase Thomas from their practice squad. Bears Bears promoted TE Blake Annen from their practice squad. Bears placed G Matt Slauson on season-ending injured reserve. Chiefs Chiefs waived LB Jerry Franklin. Chiefs activated LB Joe Mays from the injured reserve list. Packers Packers placed WR Kevin Dorsey on season-ending injured reserve. Packers signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs activate Joe Mays from injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs have activated linebacker Joe Mays from short-term injured reserve and waived linebacker Jerry Franklin ahead of Sunday's game in Buffalo. Mays has been on IR since training camp, when he needed surgery on his injured wrist. He returned to practice Oct. 29, at which point the Chiefs had three weeks to activate him. How much he'll play...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Activate LB Joe Mays From I.R.

The Kansas City Chiefs announced that ILB Joe Mays has been activated from the injured reserve/designated to return list. LB Jerry Franklin has been waived to make room on the roster. Kansas City placed Mays on the designated to return list back in early September after having surgery to repair a torn tendon in his wrist. Mays, 29, signed a two-year, $6 million contract that contains...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The good, the bad & the ugly in the Chiefs’ dominating win over the Rams

Kansas City may be the country’s top sports town for the week, riding high on the Royals’ World Series appearance and yet another impressive Kansas City Chiefs victory. When was the last time you could say that? Sunday’s game had plenty of positives to go around as the Chiefs dominated the Rams for the Governor’s Cup. It seemed as if everything came together in Kansas City’s...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Chiefs, Packers, Ravens, Titans

Bills The Bills are expected to get RB C.J. Spiller more involved in their offense this week. (Adam Caplan) Chiefs ILB Joe Mays (IR-DFR) is having the screws taken out of his injured wrist this week, but there isn’t a time frame for his return as of now. (Adam Caplan) Packers The Packers could be forced to start Davon House and Casey Hayward at cornerback against the Panthers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs LB Joe Mays Is Selling His Incredible Colorado Mansion — Just $2 Million

  Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Joe Mays has had a quiet, yet successful NFL career, but I had no idea the guy has...
Via Busted Coverage
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Update: KC places Joe Mays on short-term IR

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve-designated to return, keeping the six-year veteran out of games for at least half the season.Mays hurt his wrist in a preseason game against the Panthers. On Thursday, August 21, the team announced the injury would require surgery. The team placed Mays on IR-DR as soon as the league allowed.The 29-year-old...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign S Coleman, place LB Mays on injured reserve

  The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran safety Kurt Coleman on Tuesday and placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve with a designation to return. Coleman made 29 starts and appeared in 59 games over four seasons in Philadelphia, three of those under current Chiefs coach Andy Reid. He was released by the Vikings during the final round of cuts on Saturday after spending the offseason...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign Coleman, place Mays on injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran safety Kurt Coleman on Tuesday and placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve with a designation to return. Coleman made 29 starts and appeared in 59 games over four seasons in Philadelphia, three of those under current Chiefs coach Andy Reid. He was released by the Vikings during the final round of cuts on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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