Category: Jet News

Jets add Offensive Lineman Mike Liedtke

By Glenn Naughton In a minor roster move, the New York Jets today signed free agent offensive lineman Mike Liedtke and cut ties with fellow lineman Luke Marquardt. https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/738529160646254592 Previously a member of the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs, Liedtke played his college ball at Illinois State and has yet to appear in an [...]

Todd Bowles: OTA Update

Todd Bowles spoke to the media after the Jets workout today and gave some updates. He was asked what stood out so far, "Just good effort right now. Good effort. Guys learning the system, learning how to play with each other again. So still getting some kinks out on both sides of the ball. Special [...]

Jets Sign DE Harris, Waive DE Okoye

The Jets have signed defensive end Shelby Harris and have waived defensive end Lawrence Okoye. Harris (6'2", 288) was Oakland's seventh-round pick (No. 235 overall) out of Illinois State in the 2014 NFL Draft. He played in eight games the past two seasons with the Raiders, recording 14 tackles and his first pro sack in [...]

Decker & Marshall Show Up For Voluntary Workouts

OTA's are voluntary, I repeat OTA's are voluntary. Some in the media have been beating the conspiracy theory drum. Saying that Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall missed OTA workouts as a way of protesting Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract situation. Guess what? Both Decker and Marshall missed 3 voluntary workouts last week. They were both at the facility [...]

Jets Offer to Fitzpatrick Reportedly 3 yrs/$24 million

By Glenn Naughton Charles Robinson of Yahoo.com sent out a tweet earlier today divulging further details on the contract negotiations between the New York Jets and free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick.  The Jets' current offer is reportedly for a total of $24 million over three seasons. https://twitter.com/CharlesRobinson/status/737001035646926848 If correct, this answers the question many Jets [...]

Geno Turning Heads on and off Field in OTA’s

By Glenn Naughton   It's an unfortunate set of circumstances for Geno Smith, really.  Here we are, months removed from the 2015 football season, anxiously awaiting the start of OTA's to hear about which players are impressing and which one aren't, then the on-field action gets overtaken by the business side of the game. At [...]

Report: Jets Offer to Fitz at $12 Million for First Year of 3-Year Deal

By Glenn Naughton   Multiple media outlets, including Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post, are reporting that the New York Jets current offer to free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is a 3-year deal, with the first season being worth $12 million. https://twitter.com/MarkCannizzaro/status/736309454916997120 This is the closest thing we've seen to "concrete" evidence in regards [...]