Category: Jet News

Jets Promote Tony Sparano Jr.

The New York Jets have added Tony Sparano Jr. as an offensive assistant and named Eric Smith as a seasonal intern.  The announcement was just made by Eric Allen on Twitter. Sparano Jr. was brought in by his father as a coaching intern, but he stayed with the organization after his Dad was fired. [...]

Wilkerson No “Holdout” For New Contract

New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson said he will not holdout in order to force the team to give him a new contract as he enters the final season of his rookie deal: Recent reports have said Wilkerson, who is entering the fourth and final year of his rookie deal, wants a pay raise [...]

NY Jets Hope To Acquire Free Agent Receivers

Coming as no big surprise to JetNation the Daily News is reporting that the New York Jets are interested in some wide receivers when free agency begins on March 11: The Daily News has learned that the Jets covet free agent wide receivers Jeremy Maclin and Emmanuel Sanders with the hope that one or both [...]

Jets Hire Thomas McGaughey (Special Teams Coach)

The New York Jets have filled their special teams coaching vacancy hiring former Louisiana State University assistant coach Thomas McGaughey: The Jets have named former LSU Assistant Thomas McGaughey their Special Teams Coordinator. — Eric Allen (@eallenjets) February 6, 2014 McGaughey takes the positions left by former special teams coach Ben Kotwica who made a [...]

Idzik Difficult Decision On Folk

Dubbed the "Folk-hero" during the 2013 season for making clutch field goals place kicker Nick Folk is set to become an unrestricted free agent on March 11. Folk has played under veteran minimum contracts for the past two years and went 33 of 36 on field goal attempts (91.7%) with a number of game winners [...]

Sheldon Richardson Wins Defensive Rookie Of The Year

New York Jets rookie defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson, the 13th pick in this past year's draft, has won the NFL league honor Defensive Rookie of the Year award according to the NFL's twitter page: Congratulations to Sheldon Richardson! 2013 Defensive Rookie of the Year! #NFLHonors — NFL (@nfl) February 1, 2014 Had an opportunity [...]