Jets Release Veteran DL Kevin Vickerson From I.R.

The Jets announced Wednesday that they’ve released veteran DL Kevin Vickerson from the injured reserve list. Vickerson, 32, signed a one-year contract worth $950,000 with the Jets back in March. However, he wound up being placed on season-ending injured reserve a few weeks ago. In 2014, Vickerson appeared in 15 games for the Chiefs in 2014 ... The post Jets...
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Jets place TE Jace Amaro, DT Kevin Vickerson on season-ending IR

Teams are required to trim their rosters to 75 players on Tuesday, which means several moves will be made throughout the day. Not only will players be cut, but teams will place some on injured reserve as well. The New York Jets made a handful of moves to reach the 75-man roster limit, one of which was placing second-year tight end Jace Amaro on season-ending IR with a shoulder injury...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Place TE Jace Amaro & DL Kevin Vickerson On Season-Ending I.R.

The New York Jets announced Tuesday that they’ve placed TE Jace Amaro and DL Kevin Vickerson on season-ending injured reserve. The Jets also waived/injured CB Dashaun Phillips. Amaro, 23, has been dealing with a shoulder injury for awhile now and he was not making progress in recent days, according to reports. His specific injury is ... The post Jets Place...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Position Preview: Defensive Line

While the secondary looks to be much improved from last year, the biggest strength on the New York Jets defense remains their stellar defensive line. This d-line–which already featured three pro bowl caliber players in Muhammad Wilkerson, Sheldon Richardson and Damon Harrison–has only gotten better with the additions of Kevin Vickerson, Stephen Bowen and first round draft choice...
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets place Allen on IR, activate Vickerson from active-PUP

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have placed safety Antonio Allen on the season-ending injured reserve list, and activated defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson from the active/physically unable to perform list. The team announced the moves Monday before practice. Allen tore an Achilles tendon during practice last Thursday. He was placed on the waived/injured list, cleared...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets move Vickerson from PUP to active roster

Kevin Vickerson is moving on up. The New York Jets activated the eight-year defensive lineman Monday. Vickerson started training camp on the Active/PUP list with a hamstring ailment. Vickerson, who... [Click headline for full story]
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Junior Gallette, Jets, Packers, Patriots, & Titans

Junior Galette The civil suit against Redskins, former Saints, LB Junior Galette was dismissed Monday. (Mike Triplett) Triplett added the reason for the dismissal being the accuser failed to hire a new lawyer or appear in court. Jets Jets activate DL Kevin Vickerson from the active/physically unable to perform list. Packers Packers release P Cody Mandell. Patriots Head ... ...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Dee Milliner's absence from Jets' PUP list is a pleasant surprise

New York Jets cornerback Dee Milliner is attempting to make his way back from tearing his Achilles tendon last season, and Wednesday was a big step towards his return. The Jets announced that right guard Willie Colon, running back Stevan Ridley, and defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson are the three names on the physically unable to perform list, with Milliner's pleasantly absent...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets place Colon, Ridley, Vickerson on active/PUP list

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have placed right guard Willie Colon, running back Stevan Ridley and defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson on the active/physically unable to perform list. The Jets reported for training camp Wednesday, with the first practice scheduled for Thursday. All three players have to pass a conditioning test before being cleared to practice. Colon,...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Five possible surprise veteran cuts for the Broncos

Year after year the Broncos (and every NFL team) cut a handful of guys that make the average fan say, “Whaaaaat?” Just look at 2014 – raise your hand if you thought neither Duke Ihenacho nor Kevin Vickerson would suit up for Denver in Week 1. If your arm’s up, you’re a regular Pinocchio. Here are five guys who could suffer a similar fate in early September this year: 5...
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July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Low Profile Acquisitions Could Pay Off Huge in 2015

Now that the the player acquisition phase of the offseason has mostly come to a close and with training camps about to open around the NFL, it’s a great time to look over the Jets roster and see where the potential strengths and weaknesses are.  We already know about highly publicized moves like the returns of Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie, and about the boost that Brandon...
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Could Find Help in Training Camp Cuts

Every summer, as NFL training camps are starting to near the end we get the news that some big name player has been cut that shocks everyone. There are plenty of reasons a player can get cut, other than just not being a good NFL player. Sometimes they make too much money for the team they’re on. Maybe they’re getting older and get pushed out by a younger player. In some instances...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

30 Questions: Who’s going to be house shopping?

As much as people hate to admit it, roster cuts are part of every sports team. None more so than in the NFL. With every NFL team allowed to carry only 53 players on the roster, this annually leaves some players on the outside looking in. It’s never easy to see a veteran and your favorite team go their separate way, but that is the nature of the game. Whether it’s a failure to...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Kansas City Chiefs draft selections

Follow me @KCLeadForTSR The Chiefs entered the draft with needs for linebacker, wide receiver, defensive tackle, center, and tight end. With a first round pick, second round pick, two third round picks, a fourth round pick, two fifth round picks, a sixth round pick, and a seventh round pick, the Chiefs were well equipped to fill these needs. In this article I grade each of...
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May 09, 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

Kansas City Chiefs Plan of Attack For The 2015 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Tampa Bay Bucs and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in New England.  The Kansas City Chiefs are up this hump day...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Sylvester Williams Live Up to Broncos Expectations?

When the Denver Broncos selected Sylvester Williams with the 28th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, they did so with the intention that he would some day become the anchor of their defensive line. As a rookie, Williams was a rotational player behind starters Terrance Knighton and Kevin Vickerson, but when Vickerson went down with a season-ending injury, Williams was pushed into...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets sign Stephen Bowen, Corey Hilliard

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have signed defensive end Stephen Bowen and offensive tackle Corey Hilliard, adding veteran depth to their lines. The Jets also made the signing of defensive end Kevin Vickerson official on Tuesday. Bowen, 30, spent the last four seasons with Washington after playing his first five years in Dallas. He signed as an undrafted free agent out...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets deepen both lines with trio of signings

The New York Jets got a little deeper on both sides of the line Tuesday. New York announced it signed veteran free agents offensive tackle Corey Hilliard and defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson.... [Click headline for full story]
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets, Kevin Vickerson agree to terms on 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets and former Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson have agreed to a one-year contract. Vickerson, 32, had 12 tackles in 15 games for the Chiefs last season. He is expected to give the Jets depth on the defensive line after Kenrick Ellis signed with the Giants as a free agent. Defensive tackle Leger Douzable is also a free agent. Vickerson...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Sign Kevin Vickerson

Days after watching Kenrick Ellis move across town to the Giants, the Jets were able to find his replacement. The New York Jets reached an agreement today with journeyman defensive lineman Kevin Vickerson. Vickerson has played for three different teams during his eight year career, he spent last season as a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. Before spending last season with the Chiefs...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets add big time defensive line depth on Friday afternoon

The New York Jets have been one of the NFL’s busiest teams in free agency. That trend continued Friday afternoon 10 days after free agency officially began. Former #Chiefs DE Kevin Vickerson announces via Instagram that he is headed to the #Jets. — Nick Jacobs (@Jacobs71) March 20, 2015 Vickerson’s been in the league since 2007, making stops in...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Signing DT Kevin Vickerson

The New York Jets have agreed to terms with veteran DT Kevin Vickerson, according to Kimberly A. Martin. Vickerson, 32, is a former seventh-round pick of the Dolphins back in 2005. He has since played for the Titans, Seahawks, and Broncos before signing a one-year contract with the Chiefs last year. In 2014, Vickerson appeared in 15 ... The post Jets Signing DT Kevin Vickerson...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Top 5 Free Agent Defensive Line Targets

One of the most exciting times in the NFL year is nearly here for the Tennessee Titans – the free agency period. Come March 10, the Titans will begin trying to rebuild their 2-14 team into a playoff contender. While that likely will not happen right off the bat, they should be able to improve as a team in free agency, a period that general manager Ruston Webster has struggled in...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs defensive line still shutting teams down

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kevin Vickerson has been a part of some stellar defensive fronts, whether he was playing next to Albert Haynesworth and Jevon Kearse in Tennessee or Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil in Denver. Still, the Kansas City Chiefs are on pace to do something that neither of those defenses did -- in fact, something that has never been done in the history of the NFL. They...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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