Blog Archives

New York Jets 2011 Draft Order Identified

On March 31st the National Football League announced the official order for the 2011 draft.  The New York Jets have 6 picks and they are as follows: 1st round pick #30 2nd round - none (Traded to San Diego for Antonio Cromartie) 3rd round- #30   94 overall 4th round- #29   126 overall 5th round- [...]

Jets Sanchez Participates In Charity Auction

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is taking part in a special online celebrity auction to benefit Autism Speaks.  Sanchez has signed a porcelain version of the iconic Lindt Bunny that will be auctioned off on Ebay, with 100% of the proceeds to benefit Autism Speaks. To view the item, see Celebrity Auction. New York [...]

NFL Owners Pay $245 Million Into Player Benefits

On Wednesday the National Football League released the following statement: NFL OWNERS PAY $245 MILLION INTO PLAYER BENEFITS The NFL clubs will complete their contributions toward 2010 NFL player benefits on Thursday, bringing the total amount funded by owners for the 2010 season to $245 million. NFL owners will deposit $177 million on Thursday with [...]

Report: NFLPA Set To Pay Players From Lockout Fund

Jason La Canfora from NFL.com is reporting that the NFLPA has a plan in place that will begin paying players on April 15th.  The details, as reported by La Canfora, are as follows: The NFLPA established the fund to help players in need, and its accounting department has begun sending out notification letters and direct-deposit [...]

NFLPA Announces Draft Events

With the draft quickly approaching the NFLPA announced a series of events that will be held for the rookies and their families.  Here is the official statement, which was posted on www.nfllockout.com. The 2011 NFLPA Rookie Debut kicks off Thursday, April 28. Activities for the three-day event will not conflict with the evening broadcasts of [...]

Is Rex Ryan Overrated? (video)

The NFL lockout has basically eliminated any type of football news, leaving most in the media to do whatever they can to generate a story.  Recently the folks over at ESPN.com posted a video discussing whether Rex Ryan was overrated or not.  Lets see, a first time NFL head coach that has brought his team [...]

NFL Announces 2011 Compensatory Picks

On Friday the National Football League announced the compensatory draft picks for the 2011 season.  The New York Jets did not receive any picks.  Here is the official announcement from the National Football League: A total of 32 compensatory choices in the 2011 NFL Draft have been awarded to 23 teams. Under the rules for [...]