Category: Jet News

NY Jets Release TE Bubba Franks

Courtesy NY Jets PR Department The New York Jets have released TE Bubba Franks. The announcement was made by Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum. Franks (6’6”, 265), a 10-year veteran, was originally signed by the Jets on Mar. 17, 2008, and caught six passes for 47 yards in eight games (four starts) during the 2008 [...]

J.J. Jones Dies In House Fire

Ex Jet quarterback John "J.J." Jones has died in a house fire that is being labeled as suspicious.  J.J. Jones was once the 3rd string QB behind Joe Namath.  JJ Jones joined us here at JetNation.com in March of 2008 and posted an update on his life (reprinted below). Our thoughts and prayers are with [...]

Jets Sign OT Nevin McCaskill

The New York Jets have signed free agent T Nevin McCaskill. The announcement was made by Jets General Manager Mike Tannenbaum. McCaskill (6-4, 300/Hampton/Tallahassee, FL) was originally signed as a free agent by the Buffalo Bills on July 28, 2007 and was a member of the Bills practice squad for parts of the 2007 season. [...]

Calvin Pace Suspended 4 Games

The NFL announced released this statement: Calvin Pace of the New York Jets has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2009 season for violating the NFL Policy on Performing Enhancing Substances. Calvin Pace made stated that this was the result of an over the counter supplement.  The NFL is strict [...]

Jets Waive Mike Fladell

Easy come, easy go.  We recently told you that the Jets signed OG Mike Fladell.   Today he was waived after failing his physical with the team. Courtesy NY Jets PR Department A day after claiming Mike Fladell, the Jets waived the guard after he failed his physical. The announcement was made by Jets general manager [...]

Jets Sign Mike Fladell (OG)

The New York Jets have claimed G Mike Fladell off waivers from the New York Giants. The announcement was made by Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum. Fladell, a 6'7", 334-pounder who attended Rutgers University, initially entered the NFL when he was signed to the Giants practice squad on Dec. 3, 2008 as an undrafted rookie [...]

Jets Make Two Roster Moves

The Jets made two roster moves yesterday.  They claimed WR Mario Urrutia off of waivers.  Mario, who stands 6' 6" tall, was a former 7th round draft pick of the Bengals.  He played his college ball at Louisville. Rashad Barksdale was also claimed by the Jets.  The CB who is 6' 0" and 208 lbs [...]

Twitter Hash Tag For Camp Reports

Dear Main Stream Media and Jets Blogs: Let's all work together during training camp and make life easier for Jets fans.  We all know you read this, so don't act like you didn't see it.  What we are proposing is that all NY Jets Training Camp reports use this hash tag when referenced on twitter: [...]