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New York Jets fans: Sheldon Richardson is different than Big Mo

For any Jets fans that might have missed it, there was some online sparring between defensive standout Sheldon Richardson and some of the Jets fan base, reported here by Mike Hudson.  Richardson received some feedback from fans about his missing OTA’s, and fired back on Twitter, reminding everyone that the workouts are voluntary and that he “has a life”. Jets fans are a bit...
Via EndZoneScore
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson wants to remind everybody what “voluntary” means

While trade rumors swirl around Muhammad Wilkerson, the Jets defensive lineman has made a point to stay away from the team’s voluntary workouts. Most people suspect that it’s Wilkerson’s way of telling the Jets he wants a new contract, but he says his absence is for another reason: It’s voluntary. I have a life outside of football n I chose to enjoy my family a little longer...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Jets Veterans Most Directly Affected by the NFL Draft

View image | gettyimages.com Follow me at @KCLeadForTSR While the NFL Draft may have added youth, talent, and future stars for the New York Jets it also stiffened the competition for some of their veterans. In this article, I take a look at three Jets veterans who were most affected by the NFL Draft. Quarterbacks Geno Smith and Ryan Fitzpatrick Despite adding massive talent...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Forgot About ‘Mo

Sports fans are fickle. It is not unique to New York Jets fans and not a criticism but a reality of rooting for the laundry of a team you identify with. New and unknown equates good. Recency bias runs rampant. Players become old news quickly. The Jets ongoing contract negotiations with Muhammad Wilkerson and selection of Leonard Williams have provided a perfect microcosm of this...
Via Turn On The Jets
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson Doesn’t Show up at Jets’ OTAs

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – SEPTEMBER 28: Muhammad Wilkerson #96 of the New York Jets reacts during their game against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on September 28, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images) With the 6th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Jets took the impressive defensive end, Leonard Williams, out of the University of...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad Wilkerson still absent from OTA’s

A key member of one of the league’s better defenses is still nowhere to be found in OTA’s. New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson is missing in action due to him seeking a new contract. Muhammad Wilkerson believes he is one of the league’s top defensive lineman and is now seeking a contract that pays him like one, similarly to the ones J.J. Watt and Ndamukong Suh...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilkerson absent from Jets' first OTA practice

Muhammad Wilkerson wasn't expected to show up at the New York Jets' first OTA practice Tuesday. Turns out, he didn't disappoint(?). According to the NY Daily News, the star defensive lineman was in... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilkerson Could Be on Trading Block for Jets

The Jets face a rather unique situation with former All-Pro DE Muhammad Wilkerson, who is in the final year of his contract with the team. With Wilkerson still a possibility to hold out from training camp seeking a mega-deal AND having drafted a player the consensus #1 player in the 2015 draft at No. 6 overall in Leonard Williams, the Jets will be hard-pressed to find a way to keep...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Mike Maccagnan shows indifference on Muhammad Wilkerson

One of the biggest stories involved with the New York Jets on draft weekend, other than the draft of course, was the potential fate of Muhammad Wilkerson.  Wilkerson missed voluntary workouts, and then trade talks were rumored to begin.  Those trade talks intensified when the Jets drafted Leonard Williams, a player that could take Muhammad Wilkerson’s place. Jets general manager...
Via EndZoneScore
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ GM Maccagnan: Drafting Leonard Williams “Doesn’t Really Impact” Muhammad Wilkerson

The New York Jets unexpectedly were able to land the 2015 NFL draft’s best defensive player, lineman Leonard Williams, with the sixth-overall pick. Given that, before the draft, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that “at least two teams” had approached the Jets with trade offers for standout defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, it seemed as though Wilkerson and the Jets were heading...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the New York Jets afford to keep Muhammad Wilkerson?

There were talks leading up to the draft that Muhammad Wilkerson might be on the trading block. When the Jets grabbed Leonard Williams with the No. 6 pick, it seemed as if they were preparing for Wilkerson’s exit. While speaking on The Michael Kay Show on ESPN New York 98.7 FM, though, general manager Mike Maccagnan put a hold on any trade rumors. “We’re not actively shopping...
Via cover32
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2015: New York Jets receive an A- from Mel Kiper

Mel Kiper. It’s a face that NFL fans have become very familiar with over the years. No NFL draft can come and go without hearing previews, mock drafts, draft-day analysis, and post draft grades from Kiper. It’s an annual NFL draft tradition. Mel Kiper is no stranger to criticism when it comes to the NFL draft, and neither are the Jets. Kiper, in the past, has told the audience...
Via EndZoneScore
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins GM explains draft choices

The Washington Redskins GM explains draft choices. Even though the Washington Redskins made sound decisions during the 2015 NFL draft, that does not exclude them from scrutiny. Scot McCloughan has found himself in the position of having to defend his decision-making as it pertains to last week’s draft. One of the decisions he and the Washington Redskins front office made was to...
Via EndZoneScore
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Expected To Listen To Offers For Muhammad Wilkerson, Browns & Raiders Could Have Interest?

Last night, the Jets surprisingly came away from round one with USC DL Leonard Williams, even though defensive line is clearly one of team’s areas of strengths. Jets GM Mike Maccagnan told reporters after making the pick that he was “kind of surprised” that Williams fell to the Jets. However, Ian Rapoport reports that Williams is believed to have a ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Williams is a gift to the Jets

The Jets could have gone offense and taken Kevin White, they could have taken an edge rusher and selected Vic Beasley, instead they took the best player on their board and landed perhaps the best player in the entire draft, Leonard Williams. The reaction from evaluators, from analysts, from the Jets themselves was absolutely over the moon:   Reactions When the Jets– another team...
Via EndZoneScore
23 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: The New York Jets aren’t “actively shopping” Muhammad Wilkerson

Earlier this week, rumors surfaced that the Jets were shopping Muhammad Wilkerson, and today, after drafting Leonard Williams with the No. 6 pick, that speculation grew even higher. Jets G.M. Mike Maccagnan, though, says otherwise. According to Pro Football Talk, Maccagnan said that they are not “actively shopping” Wilkerson at a press conference following their first pick. ...
Via cover32
24 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Jets Select Leonard Williams with Sixth Pick

The New York Jets defensive line just got an appreciable upgrade, with the team selecting lineman Leonard Williams with the sixth pick in Round 1 of the 2015 NFL draft. Williams, alongside fellow defensive linemen Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson, will give the Jets added ammunition against both the run and the pass. This selection could also mean that Wilkerson is indeed...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Muhammad Wilkerson be Moved on Draft Day?

If Mike Maccagnan has proven one thing in his short stay with the Jets, it’s that he is not afraid to rock the boat. Since the Jets did not address Muhammad Wilkerson’s contract yet, he has decided to not report to voluntary workouts this off season. Coach Todd Bowles does not seem worried however, stating that the workouts are obviously voluntary. Maccagnan has said time and...
Via EndZoneScore
25 days ago  |  Discuss

7 Chicago Bears Trade Targets Ahead Of Draft

Ryan Pace knows he’s walking a tight rope as GM.  His job is to build the roster to as strong as he can make it.  If he wants to do it by the book, which means good drafting, that can take time.  The problem is modern NFL fans don’t have the patience previous generations did.  They want results as soon as possible.  That means Pace must find a way to make his teams competitive...
Via Sports Mockery
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Possibility of The Jets Trading Muhammad Wilkerson

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Jets have received at least two trade offers for defensive end, Muhammad Wilkerson. Schefter tweeted, “At least two teams, possibly more, have approached NY Jets about trading for Muhammad Wilkerson, per league source. Bares watching Thursday.” Muhammad Wilkerson has been vocal about wanting to sign a new contract before entering the season...
Via Pro Football Spot
26 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: The New York Jets may be looking to trade star defensive player

There have been rumors that the New York Jets may be surprisingly active this Thursday during the first round of the NFL Draft, but this may not have been what you were expecting. At least two teams, possibly more, have approached NY Jets about trading for Muhammad Wilkerson, per league source. Bares watching Thursday. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 28, 2015 I’m sure...
Via cover32
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New York Jets Fielding Calls from Teams Interested in DE Muhammad Wilkerson

While everyone focuses on the NFL draft, which begins on Thursday night, teams are making calls not just about trading picks but also trading players. One player that has caught the eyes of “at least two teams” is New York Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, a 2011 first-round pick. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, a league source has told him that two teams, and possibly...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: At Least Two Teams Have Approached Jets About Trading DE Muhammad Wilkerson

ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing a league source, reports that “at least” two teams have approached the Jets about possibly trading DE Muhammad Wilkerson. According to Schefter, this is a situation that bares watching on Thursday. Wilkerson reportedly did not report for the first day of the Jets’ offseason program and it’s unclear whether he intends to take part ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Why New York Jets fans should not worry about Muhammad Wilkerson

New York Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan gave his pre-draft press conference this past Friday and touched on a variety of topics, including the contract of Muhammad Wilkerson. Wilkerson, who is in the last year of his rookie contract, has been seeking a contract extension all offseason and did not attend the Jets voluntary offseason workout program. His absence may have caused...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle – Muhammad Wilkerson Makes Move Edition

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle – Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. Mo Knows No So, Mo Wilkerson didn’t show up to voluntary spring workouts this week. Don’t be surprised, Players are getting smart. No contract security means no push-ups and sit ups...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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