Mike Goodson Can’t Afford Plane Trip from Texas to New Jersey

In a story that is getting stranger and more disturbing by the day, former New York Jets running back Mike Goodson missed his court date in Morristown, New Jersey last week because he was having “financial issues” with the flight, according to his attorney.  The following blurb comes directly from the NY Daily News.  Forgoing minicamp prompted the Jets to release him, but...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Jets release Goodson; running back Chris Johnson ranked no. 15 in NFL

In case you missed it: Columns from cover32 to catch up on everything from the New York Jets this week. New York Jets - Jets’ Goodson skips mandatory mini-camp. (READ) - Three Jets make the projected all-AFC-East team. (READ) - Jets Chris Johnson ranked no. 15 in the (READ) - Jets release running back Mike Goodson. (READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Jets release...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets express concern over well-being of Mike Goodson

The New York Jets cut RB Mike Goodson this morning after he failed to report to mandatory camp yesterday. Goodson has had a lot of personal problems in his life which can end his football career. Goodson could face up to ten years in prison if convicted on a gun charge from last year. The Jets players and coaches said that they haven’t been able to get in touch with Goodson...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Cut No-Show RB Mike Goodson

The New York Jets cut troubled running back Mike Goodson for failing to report to the teams’ mandatory minicamp. Coach Rex Ryan and some teammates expressed concern for Goodson, for whom they have lost contact with and who faces up to 10 years in prison if found guilty for felony gun possession. Johnson on released RB Mike Goodson: He's "a talented player, but you'...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Worried Because Mike Goodson Has Gone Missing

Earlier it was reported that the Jets had cut Mike Goodson after he failed to show up to the first day of mandatory minicamp. The team is now coming out to say that they are worried about Goodson’s well being. No one on the team has spoken to Goodson, and none of their calls have been returned. “There’s no question, it concerns me,” Ryan said, via ESPN. “I’ve tried to...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets release running back Mike Goodson

The New York Jets released running back Mike Goodson on Wednesday. The Jets kicked off their mandatory mini-camp on Monday and by Wednesday afternoon, they informed Goodson that he’s no longer a Jet. We discussed Goodson skipping mini-camp here at cover32, on Monday, prior to his release. John Idzik signed Goodson in 2013, as one of his first free-agent acquisitions as Jets GM...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Cut Mike Goodson After Missing 1st Day of Minicamp

The New York Jets appear to be playing absolutely no games this season. Troubled running back, Mike Goodson has been axed from the team, reportedly after missing the first of three mandatory mini camp sessions. Head coach, Rex Ryan, told the media on Tuesday that Goodson would be “dealt with” and sounded particularly frustrated when asked why Goodson was absent from team activities...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets show Mike Goodson the door after he misses OTA’s

I remember when Mike Goodson was on the Raiders. The guy was great, and he showed signs of speed and hands. Well today after missing OTA’s with the New York Jets, Goodson was shown the door. @AsherMathews: Jets announce they are releasing RB Mike Goodson. I was critical of #Raiders for letting him walk in […] The post New York Jets show Mike Goodson the door after he misses OTA’s...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Release RB Mike Goodson

  The Jets announced Wednesday that they have released RB Mike Goodson with the “left squad” designation. We have have released RB Mike Goodson with the designation left squad. — New York Jets (@nyjets) June 18, 2014 Goodson, 26, had two years remaining on his three-year, $6.9 million contract with base salaries of $1 million and $1.5 million coming his way during this...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets running back Mike Goodson skips mandatory mini-camp

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson, who is coming off a serious knee injury in 2013, has been a no-show for all things Jets this offseason. Goodson has missed organized team activities, voluntary mini-camps, and mandatory mini-camps. Brian Costello of the New York Post, took a guess as to why the Jets still haven’t released the troubled running back: My best guess as to why...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

MIke Goodson skips minicamp, nearing release

getty images The Mike Goodson experiment in New York is nearing its end. On Tuesday the running back again skipped mandatory minicamp. Should Goodson skip all three days he could earn $70,000 in fines. Rehabbing a torn ACL the 27-year-old Goodson is expected to be released by the Jets whether he attended or not. Signed last March the Jets had hoped that Goodson would prove to be...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Goodson Could Be The Next Jets’ RB To Be Released

  Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the “expectation” is that RB Mike Goodson will not be a part of the Jets’ 53-man roster at the start of the season. The Jets waived RB Alex Green on Friday after they claimed RB Daryl Richardson off of waivers earlier in the day. Goodson, 26, still has two years remaining on his three-year, $6.9 million contract with...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson signing probably rules an end to Mike Goodson

After a relatively conservative first month of free agency, the New York Jets made one of the best moves of the off-season, reaching agreement with former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson on a two-year deal. Profootballtalk reports Chris Johnson’s two-year contract with the Jets has a base value of $8 million. The team took […] The post Chris Johnson signing probably...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Restructure RB Mike Goodson’s Contract

  According to Rich Cimini of ESPN New York, the Jets restructured RB Mike Goodson‘s contract in recent days. Cimini mentions that Goodson’s 2014 cap figure of $1.9 million has been reduced to $1.28 million. Cimini adds that Goodson’s $650,000 roster bonus appears to be what has been reworked given that it no longer counts towards the team’s salary cap. Goodson, 26...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Goodson pleads not guilty to weapons possession charges

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson has pleaded not guilty to weapons possession charges in New Jersey. Morris County prosecutors say Goodson entered the pleas during a brief appearance Wednesday in state Superior Court. Goodson pleaded not guilty to second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and fourth-degree unlawful possession of a prohibited weapon. Goodson and another...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Goodson indicted on weapons charges

Jets running back Mike Goodson has been indicted on two weapons charges stemming from a May 17 arrest in which he and another man were in a stopped vehicle on a New Jersey highway. The Morris County (N.J.) prosecutor's office announced Thursday that Goodson, who is currently rehabbing a season-ending knee injury, and the driver of the car, Garant Evans, were indicted on charges...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets Injury Report

The New York Jets have had to make many roster moves since the start of the season. 13 different players have been added to the roster since the 53-man roster was set before the first week of the season. The Jets hope newly acquired Joshua Cribbs can add some depth to their injury plagued wide receiving core The Jets lost both running back Mike Goodson and wide receiver Clyde Gates...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Goodson tweets he tore ligaments

Jets running back Mike Goodson has posted on his Twitter page that he tore two ligaments in his left knee in New York's 19-6 loss to Pittsburgh. Goodson tweets Monday that the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in the knee were torn when he was trying to make a tackle on Lawrence Timmons' game-sealing interception of Geno Smith in the fourth quarter. Goodson...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Mike Goodson injures knee in loss to Steelers, out for the year

Darin Gantt of NBCSports reports that New York Jets running back. Mike Goodson tore his anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his knee in yesterday’s 19-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, ending his 2013 season. Goodson, who injured his knee late in Sunday’s game, took to social media to announce his own injury on Twitter. The fourth round pick (111 overall...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets RB Mike Goodson Out For Season With Torn ACL

Mike Goodson’s drama filled season with the Jets is over after the oft troubled running back sent out a Tweet confirming that he has torn the ACL and MCL in the same knee.   The Jets got nothing out of Goodson this season.
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets Lose RB Mike Goodson For The Season

New York Jets RB Mike Goodson tweets that he tore both his MCL and ACL during Sunday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. “Not to happy right now But Everything Happens for a reason,” added Goodson. Reports from Sunday night indicated that Goodson was likely done for the season, which is obviously the case now that he has confirmed multiple ligament tears in his knee. Goodson...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets lose RB Mike Goodson for the year with torn ACL and MCL

Mike Goodson finally got on the field, and now his time is already up.  What a horrible season for the newly signed running back.  Mike Goodson was in the funny papers more this season than on the field.  The two games he played he was very solid.  His injury will hurt the Jets, but they […]
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets move RB Mike Goodson to active roster

The New York Jets have activated running back Mike Goodson after he was suspended the first four games of the season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The move Saturday means Goodson is now a part of the Jets' 53-man roster after being an exemption following his return Monday from suspension. He practiced all week and is now eligible to play in New York'...
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October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets RB Mike Goodson – A Quick Refresher

The New York Jets will be boosted this week by the return of running back and kick returner Mike Goodson. After being signed in the off-season to a three year contract, Goodson was suspended for the first four games for violating the NFL’s policy and program for substances of abuse. Despite Bilal Powell’s terrific start (66 carries, 292 yards, 11 receptions, 108 yards), the Jets...
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October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Goodson takes pay cut to remain with Jets

The New York Jets got a little salary cap relief on Wednesday as running back Mike Goodson agreed to cut his base salary. Goodson, 26, did not have much leverage in the situation as he is suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. #Jets RB Mike Goodson agreed to cut his base salary from $1M to $715M. With 4-game suspension + 2 games on NFI, cap number...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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