NFL   |   New York Jets  


Report: Jets, Kony Ealy discussing extension

The Jets and Kony Ealy‘s camp have discussed an extension, the defensive end tells Darryl Slater of Ealy says he’s not focused on a new deal, but he made it clear that he wants to stay with Gang Green. “Definitely,” he said. “Just got to wait and see. You never know what happens. It’s a long way from that now. Just got to worry about finishing out the year.”Ealy, 26, was...
Via Pro Football Rumors
December 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Patriots may trade 49ers draft pick for defensive line help

The New England Patriots traded Jimmy Garoppolo on Monday night for a second-round pick from the San Francisco 49ers, but it sounds like the Pats may opt to flip that pick for some immediate help.CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the Patriots are likely to trade the pick for some defensive line help. The Patriots’ defense has been their biggest weakness all season. They’re...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots release DE Kony Ealy

Mere months after trading for him, the New England Patriots have released defensive end Kony Ealy. It’s a somewhat surprising move given that New England lost Rob Ninkovich to retirement and saw rookie third-round pick Derek Rivers go down with a torn ACL earlier in the month.Ealy, 25, was acquired a long with a third-round pick from the Carolina Panthers in exchange for a second...
Via Sportsnaut
August 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Patriots reportedly release Kony Ealy

The New England Patriots are cutting ties with Kony Ealy.According to’s Mike Garofolo, the Patriots are releasing Ealy, who they had just acquired in March in the hope that he would replace the retired Rob Ninkovich. Ultimately, New England’s deal for Ealy only moved them down eight picks in April’s draft, so there is really no significant consequence to the fact that things...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots place Kony Ealy on the trade block

The New England Patriots have explored the trade market for edge rusher Kony Ealy, reports NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Ealy was traded to the Patriots this offseason along with Carolina’s third rounder for New England’s second rounder. Though his numbers dropped off last year, he posted 5.0 sacks with the Panthers. At age 25, Ealy is still a solid rotational pass rusher. It seems...
Via Sportsnaut
August 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers trading Kony Ealy to the Patriots

The New England Patriots have never been afraid to use the trade bock as a way to build their team. Here’s a squad that just recently dealt for Indianapolis Colts tight end Dwayne Allen.Prior to that, New England moved starting defensive players Chandler Jones and Jamie Collins in separate deals over the past calendar year.But this one particular trade should be considered a pretty...
Via Sportsnaut
March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Panthers DE Kony Ealy named in bizarre fraud lawsuit

Just over a week after having his coming out party in Super Bowl 50, Carolina Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy is making news for all the wrong reasons. The former second-round pick from Missouri has been named in a fraud lawsuit involving dog breeding and an alleged theft of $3,000 in cash. According to The Charlotte Observer, local sports bar owner Kris Johnson filed a lawsuit...
Via Sportsnaut
February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carolina Panthers DE Kony Ealy With The Early Fat Guy Play Of The Super Bowl

At 6'4" and 275 pounds he is far from being physically fat, but since lineman are typically considered as a group "fat guys" he'll qualify for this dubious honor. Fat or not, it was still one heck of a play. Chances are Peyton Manning didn't think a defensive lineman could actually cover someone or jump high enough to intercept one of his passes.But he did. Kony Ealy one hand interception...
Via FatManWriting
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Kony Ealy: 'I'm just trying to elevate my game' in 2015

Second-year defensive end Kony Ealy is ready to make some noise this coming season. As a rookie, he started to get things going in the second half of the year. Heading into his second season? He's looking to contribute "way more" than he did last year, according to Max Henson of "I'm just trying to elevate my game and take it to another level," Ealy said after a recent...
Via FOX Sports
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Why Kony Ealy was their best pick

After grading the Carolina Panthers 2014 NFL Draft picks this week,  the next logical question might be which of the Panther’s six draft picks was the best selection. One could immediately point to their first overall pick, wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin. After all, Benjamin provides a huge, athletic weapon for quarterback Cam Newton, especially in the aftermath of losing Steve Smith...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

The 'How sweet it is!' quiz

Winners & losers from the NCAA Tournament's opening rounds

Sports & Politics Intersect: Presidential sports coverage from coast-to-coast

The 'Braves new world' quiz

NHL Weekender: Kings, Avs pushing their way into the postseason

Top 10 players at every MLB position for the 2018 season

Jamal Murray's heel turn is exactly what the Nuggets need

The '30 for #30' quiz

Why you should watch this year's NCAA Tournament

Why you shouldn't watch this year's NCAA Tournament

For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker