Giants Release LB Marcus Dowtin

  The New York Giants officially announced the signings of K Josh Brown and S Stevie Brown on Wednesday. They also made the announcement that LB Marcus Dowtin has been released. He signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent out of North Alabama back in 2012. Dowtin, 25, appeared in three games for the Giants in 2013 and totaled 8 tackles while largely contributing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants place Brandon Jacobs on IR, career could be over

    The New York Giants have placed running back Brandon Jacobs on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury. #NYG place Brandon Jacobs (knee) on IR + add LB Marcus Dowtin to active roster from PS. Jacobs needs surgery, will decide future after that — Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) December 11, 2013 If this is Jacobs’ final NFL season, ...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

AFC East journeyman shakes up Bills' LB corps

BY DAN BEGNOCHELinebacker Jamaal Westerman is set for another go-around in the AFC East, and he may already have a leg up on the competition.The 28-year-old was picked up by the Buffalo Bills Wednesday, rejoining his former defensive coach after a three-year stint with the New York Jets. Westerman, who was also a Miami Dolphin last summer but was cut just before the 2012 season,...
Via AFC East Daily
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Training Camp Day 3 Notes

Emotions ran high Tuesday morning at the third day of Bills camp. Perhaps it’s the new coaching regime, the up-tempo offense or players trying to prove themselves, but Tuesday morning’s practice was chippy.   Scrums and Harsh Words The first fight of training camp belonged to rookie wide receiver Robert Woods and cornerback Crezdon Butler. Following a pass play, the two wrestled...
Via Queen City Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

A Few Notes From the First 2013 Bills Training Camp Practice

We won’t be recapping every 2013 Buffalo Bills training camp practice, but since tonight was the first one, let’s look at some notes. Despite what the trolls say, it’s perfectly fine to enjoy the start of the NFL. Away we go: -Mario Williams missed practice with a sore foot. -The team jumped quickly into a fly route drill. EJ Manuel reportedly throw some nice deep balls, and...
Via Buddy Nixon
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Stock Up, Stock Down: Buffalo Bills OTA Edition

Over Buffalo’s ten day OTA  period Bills fans were able to get a glimpse at the team under the new coaching staff. During this time many players stepped up and helped their case for making a roster spot. A few didn’t do anything of note and for that reason they’ll fall into the stock down category. Considering training camp hasn’t yet begun, every player still has an opportunity...
Via Queen City Sports
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Day 5 OTA Notes

The Bills had their fifth day of OTAs on Tuesday and the big news was the return of Stevie Johnson. Johnson Participates Johnson did individual position drills for the Bills on Tuesday. He felt happy to be participating and used his time to teach the younger wide receivers: “It makes me feel like I have a role,” said Johnson. “I don’t like sitting out of practice or anything...
Via Queen City Sports
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Morning Kickoff: Monday's links and leftovers

BY NICK ST. DENISHere's the weekend-cleanup version of the Morning Kickoff. Happy Monday:The Patriots' offseason workout bonuses are broken down here.Gang Green could save more than $5.5 million by trading Tim Tebow.The Jets hosted Saints running back Chris Ivory for a visit.Footwork was a focus when the Bills hosted E.J. Manuel.Curtis Martin says Mark Sanchez has to play...
Via AFC East Daily
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills add to defensive depth, claim LB Dowtin

The Buffalo Bills have claimed linebacker Marcus Dowtin off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles. Dowtin entered the NFL with the New York Jets last season as an undrafted free agent out of North Alabama. He appeared in three games for the Jets after being elevated from the practice squad on Oct. 17. Dowtin was signed to a reserve-future contract with Philadelphia on Dec. 31 of...
Via Fox Sports
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles rookie QB Foles goes in injured reserve

The Philadelphia Eagles placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve Wednesday and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract. The Eagles also signed linebacker Marcus Dowtin to the practice squad. Foles broke his throwing hand in the second quarter of last Sunday's 27-20 loss to Washington. The rookie had started six games after Michael Vick was sidelined...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets Stock Watch – Seattle Meltdown Edition

There’s nothing quite like New York Jets football, is there? Just prior to the game, we as fans talk ourselves into thinking that this week will be different. This is the week the Jets will get their crap together. This is the week they turn in a solid performance, win, and turn their season around. Then kickoff comes and we spend three agonizing hours breaking down every single...
Via Turn On The Jets
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets Interview With Marcus Dowtin

New York Jets rookie linebacker Marcus Dowtin was nice enough to take the time to speak with Turn On The Jets yesterday. Dowtin was recently promoted to the active roster and has the versatility to play a number of roles in Rex Ryan’s defense, hence earning the nickname: The Hybrid. Dowtin also stepped up recently by offering support for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Make sure you...
Via Turn On The Jets
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

MARCUS DOWTIN: The Hybrid's Gassed Up

AFTER BEING ACTIVATED TO THE 53-MAN ROSTER, A CONFIDENT DOWTIN SAYS JETS CAN "KICK THE PATRIOTS ASS' Finally.The first thought to cross Marcus Dowtin's mind when Jets head coach Rex Ryan pulled him up to the team's active roster this week. The undrafted free agent hybrid defensive player has – what he calls – a God-given talent and he's ready to show everyone...
Via Jets
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets claim 3 players off waivers

The New York Jets claimed nose tackle Isaako Aaitui, wide receiver Clyde Gates and tight end Konrad Reuland off waivers, and waived safety Antonio Allen, defensive tackle Marcus Dixon and tight end Dedrick Epps on Saturday. The Jets claimed Aaitui and Gates from Miami, and Reuland from San Francisco. New York also assigned seven players to the practice squad: offensive tackle Paul...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets 53 Man Roster Update from Jets Twitter Account

This morning we gave you updates from Jets beat writers but some of the information was contradictory with other beat writers, SO the first official announcement comes from the official NY Jets twitter account.  Manish had the count down to 58, but it’s at 61. Overall in the NFL, approximately 704 players will be released today and about 256 will be added back to practice squads...
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Dowtin, "Prayed," Rex Ryan Would Be His Coach

Cortland, NY - Two summers ago Marcus Dowtin was entering his junior season as a linebacker for Georgia University when he first watched Jets head coach Rex Ryan star in HBO's "Hard Knocks." It was at that moment Dowtin knew he wanted to play for a coach like Ryan, in fact he prayed he would play specifically for Rex Ryan."Well, a year ago I prayed that I would...
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August 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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