New York Jets Preseason Wrap: The Good, Bad & Ugly

The New York Jets have had a roller coaster preseason. From a locker room cheap shot to a high speed police chase, the Jets have found themselves in too much trouble off the field. But between the lines, the Jets have shown promise on both sides of the pigskin. Here is the Good, Bad & Ugly of Gang Green’s 2015 preseason.   The Good New York Jets first round selection Leonard...
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Despite his problems, Sheldon Richardson doesn’t believe he should change

For two years, Sheldon Richardson has played a starring role along the New York Jets‘ defensive line.  The “Defensive Rookie of the Year” award and 11.5 sacks over the last two years marked a great start to Richardson’s career. But, he has had his very public problems.  Richardson is slated to miss four games due to a drug suspension.  More is likely coming after his arrest...
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Jets sign another veteran quarterback, Josh Johnson

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The New York Jets have signed quarterback Josh Johnson, adding another veteran to the mix. The Jets announced the move Thursday night, a few hours after bringing Johnson in for a workout. To make room on the roster, New York waived undrafted rookie quarterback Jake Heaps. Ryan Fitzpatrick is the starting quarterback with Geno Smith sidelined several more weeks...
Via AP on Fox
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Entering 10th season, Jets' Colon still out to prove himself

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Willie Colon walked out of the New York Jets' facility eight months ago uncertain if he'd ever be back. He had just completed his second season with the Jets, but changes were coming. There would be a new front office, head coach and assistant coaches, all trying to assemble a roster that would help the franchise rebound from a 4-12 season. ''The business...
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Jets sign veteran quarterback Josh Johnson

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets have signed quarterback Josh Johnson, adding another veteran to the mix. The Jets announced the move Thursday night, a few hours after bringing Johnson in for a workout. To make room on the roster, New York waived undrafted rookie quarterback Jake Heaps. Ryan Fitzpatrick is the starting quarterback with Geno Smith sidelined several more...
Via AP on Fox
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Jets Sign QB Josh Johnson, Waive QB Jake Heaps

Update: The Jets announced the signing of QB Josh Johnson Thursday night, as well as the release of QB Jake Heaps. Heaps signed on with the Jets as an undrafted free agent out of Miami following a tryout after the Jets rookie minicamp. ———– ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Jets are expected to sign veteran QB Josh Johnson ... The post Jets Sign...
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A key component to the New York Jets offense could be on his way back to the field

"He's back, he's back, he's back, he's back!" @dsmithosu participating in WR drills at practice. — New York Jets (@nyjets) August 27, 2015 Jets fans everywhere should rejoice at the sight of this video. Devon Smith running routes in full gear during practice is exactly what Gang Green needs after a preseason that has been nothing shy of frustrating...
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A possible shakeup at the quarterback position may be in the works for the New York Jets

Former Bengals QB Johnson to audition for Jets — ESPN New York (@ESPNNewYork) August 27, 2015   Interesting news out of Jets camp today. Josh Johnson has been brought in for a workout after being cut by the Bengals on Tuesday. Johnson was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. In his six seasons in the NFL he has started...
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TOJ Podcast, Episode 1 – New York Jets Pre-Season Edition

The TOJ Podcast is back and better than ever. We are partnering with KFC Radio to bring you a higher sound quality, a voicemail line to take your questions and much more. Make sure to give the network a follow for a collection of some of the top podcasts currently on the web. In this week’s TOJ Pod, Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers review the Jets struggles against the Atlanta Falcons...
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Jets S Calvin Pryor ready to prove doubters wrong in 2015

It was an all around rough season for the New York Jets in 2014. They finished the year 4-12, which is their worst record since winning the same number of games in 2007.Quarterback play was unspectacular, as was the performance put in by the team's skill position players.The defense was stronger than the offense, but it wasn't particularly great -- and safety Calvin Pryor knows it...
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New York Jets depth chart: wide receivers

Next up on the depth chart breakdown are the Jets’ wide receivers. The guys who go up to get the ball and make the quarterback look great. If a quarterback does not have two solid options at wide receiver, it makes his job that much harder. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Contenders that won’t even make the playoffs Fantasy Preview: The top-30 TEs for 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s second...
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AC/DC sell Jets-inspired jerseys at MetLife Stadium concert

AC/DC hit the stage at MetLife Stadium for a concert Wednesday, and fans in attendance who also hold allegiances to the New York Jets were afforded to the opportunity to pay tribute to both the seminal rock band and their favorite NFL team … so long as they paid dearly for it. The unique rock concert memorabilia is modeled after the Jets’ green jersey and features the band’s...
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IK Enemkpali was involved in catfishing incident in 2011

    IK Enemkpali has been through a lot off the field, especially when you consider that he is only 24. Much of what the NFL linebacker has dealt with has been his own fault, but should we blame him for punching the person who allegedly catfished him? While Enemkpali was still in college in 2011, he missed the first game of Louisiana Tech’s season after undergoing hand surgery...
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Darrelle Revis says Odell Beckham Jr needs to step up to the challenge

The New York Jets will face the Giants on Saturday and everyone already has their eyes on a particular match-up. Many will be waiting to see wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr go one on one against defensive back Darrelle Revis. Beckham Jr is still pissed off about how the Jacksonville Jaguars targeted him last week. It also made many question if he can get off press coverage on a...
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DeVante Parker will be worth the wait for Dolphins

“With the 14th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins select…” DeVante Parker, wide receiver Louisville University. When those words were uttered Miami Dolphin fans all over the world let out a sigh of relief. For the first time in the last decade, the Miami Dolphins had a true #1 wide receiver, or at least it had seemed. In 2014, DeVante Parker missed half the...
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Jace Amaro Appears Headed For a Disappointing Season

Jace Amaro hasn’t done anything since the end of his rookie season except drop a few passes this preseason, make a few headlines calling out Bills' head coach Rex Ryan, and sit out of practice with a bum shoulder. Amaro is entering his second season in the league, after a promising rookie campaign with Gang Green in which he outperformed all other first year TE's. The young tight...
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Jets Working Out QB Josh Johnson

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that the Jets are bringing in veteran QB Josh Johnson for a workout on Thursday. The Jets recently signed QB Matt Flynn to a contract, so this news would imply that they’re not sold on him being their backup. Last night, Garafolo mentioned that the Browns had some interest ... The post Jets Working Out QB Josh Johnson appeared...
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Jets HC Todd Bowles makes team pay price for penalties

In their last preseason game, the New York Jets were penalized 17 times. That's just five shy of the NFL record of 22 in a single game.Needless to say, that would make any coach pull their hair out. But because Todd Bowles doesn't have any hair to pull out, he just makes his team run sprints.Bowles has instituted a new rule: If the Jets get penalized more than five times in practice...
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IK Enemkpali once punched a man he thought was a woman

Geno Smith isn’t the first person to feel the heavy hand of IK Enemkpali. Back in 2011 the pass-rusher missed the opening game of the season for Louisiana Tech after being suspended one game for punching an off-duty cop at a bar. But there was another incident during his college days that resulted in another swing of the fist, Paula Lavigne of ESPN reports. Lavigne exposed an...
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Minus Geno Smith, New York Jets primed for offensive success

Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY SportsAfter a few seconds had passed and the grieving process that comes with the injury-fueled loss of a starting quarterback had run its course, loyal followers of the New York Jets from every corner of Broadway Joe’s former kingdom breathed a guarded sigh of relief. Despite some initial hesitation to admit the painfully obvious, those faithful to the...
Via Sports-Glory
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Darrelle Revis praises Odell Beckham: ‘He’s one of the best’

New York Jets star cornerback Darrelle Revis is a fan of New York Giants star Odell Beckham. “He just has to step up to the challenge,” Revis said, via “He’s one of the best receivers in the league. He definitely is maybe a target for coaches to game plan, or maybe slide the coverages over his way, or maybe a safety, or maybe a double [team]. The guy did awesome...
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25 Days of Football: No. 15 Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall has been one of the top receivers in the NFL throughout his nine-year career, but there is one thing missing from it.No, it is not a Super Bowl ring, although that is on every player’s to-do list.He has never been on a playoff team. Having played in 136 career regular-season games, Marshall owns the longest active tenure without making the postseason.Marshall hopes...
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Jets' Richardson awaits legal process, ruling on suspension

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson is eager to find out when he'll be able to play this season, calling the wait to hear whether his four-suspension will be increased a ''cloud over my head.'' Richardson won't play in the first four regular-season games after being suspended by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy. He...
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Early update on New York Jets’ lineman

Sheldon Richardson said he initially resisted going to counseling, but his parents convinced him otherwise. Said it's been good for him — Kimberley A. Martin (@KMart_LI) August 26, 2015 Not much has been said from Sheldon Richardson’s camp since being arrested. It is somewhat troubling to know that he had to be convinced to go to counseling. Thankfully his parents stepped in...
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Brandon Marshall calls out Cris Carter for ‘fall guy’ comments

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall became the latest person to come out against controversial comments made by  Cris Carter when the Hall of Fame wide receiver addressed young players at a 2014 NFC rookie symposium. Carter during his comments advised players to find a “fall guy” in their crew to take the rap should they run afoul of the law. “If you all got a...
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