Category: Jet News

Bowles: Back-up QB spot “Up for Grabs”

By Glenn Naughton   At the conclusion of Jets practice over each of the last two days, head coach Todd Bowles has been bombarded with questions regarding his quarterback situation.  When asked about the status of starter Ryan Fitzpatrick and what it might take for him to lose his job, Bowles was crystal clear, saying [...]

Opening Day Roster Moves

On the first day of #JetsCamp, the team announced several roster moves. First off they waived punter Tom Hackett to make room on the roster for Ryan Fitpatrick. Hackett was set to battle 7th round draft choice Lac Edwards for the starting job. The two-time Ray Guy award winner was signed as an undrafted free agent [...]

Jets ink First-Rounder Darron Lee

By Glenn Naughton   On the eve of training camp at 1 Jets Drive in Florham Park, the Jets have come to terms with first-round draft choice Darron Lee. The linebacker from Ohio State agreed to a four-year deal that reportedly includes language that will allow the Jets to recoup a portion of Lee's [...]

Merry Fitzmas! Jets, Fitzpatrick Come to Terms on new Deal

By Glenn Naughton It took a lot longer than all parties involved would have liked, but the New York Jets now have their starting quarterback under contract for the 2016 season according to NFL insider Adam Schefter. Ryan Fitzpatrick, who was under center for all ten of Gang Green's victories last season while throwing [...]

Jets ink RB Bernard Pierce, Waive Zac Stacy

By Glenn Naughton   After reportedly failing his team physical, running back Zac Stacy has been waived by Gang Green and replaced by former Baltimore Raven and Jacksonville Jaguar running back Bernard Pierce. Pierce, a four-year pro out of Temple has struggled since a strong rookie season in 2012 when he averaged 4.9 yards [...]

Contract Extension for Wilkerson

The New York Jets have announced that they have signed Muhammad Wilkerson to a long term contract extension. The details are still unfolding but Ian Rapoport is reporting that the deal averages 17 million per year. With the Jets set to start training camp later this month this answers one of the biggest question marks [...]

Wilkerson Camp Expecting Last-Minute Offer from Jets

By Glenn Naughton   As the July 15th deadline approaches for Jet defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson to sign his one-year franchise tender, chances of the two sides working out a deal before that team appear bleak. The Jets have not made retaining Wilkerson among their top priorities over each of the past two off-seasons as [...]

Sheldon Suspended 1 Game

Sheldon Richardson has been suspended for the 1st game of the season. Here is the statement from the NFL and thoughts from the media. STATEMENT BY AN NFL SPOKESPERSON: Sheldon Richardson of the New York Jets has been suspended without pay for the first game of the 2016 regular season for violating the NFL Personal [...]