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

Mike Goodson skips out on his court appearance

Former Jets running back Mike Goodson skipped his scheduled court appearance for today.  The judge made it clear that if he skips his next one he’ll be taken to jail. Attorney said Mike was trying to fly back to NJ but is having "financial issues." — Seth Walder (@SethWalderNYDN) June 26, 2014 Mike Goodson did not show up for his court date today. His attorney said...
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June 26, 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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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 Mike Goodson

The New York Jets have released running back Mike Goodson. https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/479299889914859522 I’m surprised it took this long with all of Goodson’s legal problems.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Jets release Mike Goodson appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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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

RB Goodson arraigned, pleads not guilty on weapons, drug charges

Jets RB Mike Goodson, who was arrested in May of last year for marijuana and weapons  possession after police found him and a friend stopped in the middle of a New Jersey highway with drugs and a loaded 45 caliber pistol with hollow point bullets, pled not guilty to all charges.Goodson was offered a plea deal to cop to 2nd degree possession of a weapon and serve one year in prison...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets’ Goodson to plead not guilty to weapons charges

A forgettable year for Mike Goodson will take another turn on Wednesday at the Morris County (N.J.) Courthouse, where the Jets running back will enter “not guilty’’ pleas at an arraignment associated with his May 17 arrest on weapons and other charges. Goodson and an acquaintance, Garant Evans of Roselle, N.J., were arrested after being discovered after 3 a.m. in a stopped...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets RB Mike Goodson indicted on weapons charge

The Jets signed running back Mike Goodson to a three-year, $6.9 million deal in March and it looks like Goodson is going to have spend some of that money defending himself in court. Goodson was indicted on two weapons charges on Thursday, the Morris County (N.J.) Prosecutor's office announced. The charges stem from Goodson's May 17 arrest when he was the passenger in a car...
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November 07, 2013  |  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

Mike Goodson indicted on weapons charges

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  New York Jets running back Mike Goodson has been indicted on weapons charges. Jets RB Mike Goodson indicted on weapons charges, Morris Co prosecutor's office says in a press release. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 7, 2013 Goodson was indicted on unlawful possession of a weapon (2nd degree) and unlawful possession of prohibited...
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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

Knee injury ends season for Jets RB Goodson

Mike Goodson’s first season as a Jet was a short one. The speedy running back tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee late in Sunday’s loss to the Steelers and he is out for the remainder of the season. Goodson played just two games for the Jets after serving a four-game suspension stemming from his May arrest to start the season. “I think we all saw what we were so excited...
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October 15, 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
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