Category: Jet News

Jets add Undrafted Receiver Johathon Rumph

By Glenn Naughton   The Jets today announced the signing of undrafted rookie free agent wide receiver Jonathon Rumph who will fill the roster spot vacated by the recently released Matt Simms. Rumph, a South Carolina native who transferred to the University of Georgia following two seasons at  the JUCO level with Holmes Community College, [...]

Brandon Marshall Re-Structures Contract

By Glenn Naughton The Jets reportedly made good on their word to increase the compensation of newly acquired wide receiver Brandon Marshall following the start of the new league year. Marshall's 2016 base salary compensation rose from $7.9 million to $9.5 million, which is guaranteed for injury only. Marshall's 2017 base salary was narrowed from $8.3 million [...]

Jets Send Simms Packing

By Glenn Naughton   The Jets announced the release of quarterback Matt Simms today as they conduct their second consecutive week of OTA's at Florham Park under rookie head coach Todd Bowles. Simms, the strong-armed son of former Giants great Phil Simms was never used as any more than a reserve QB in two seasons [...]

Bowles Clears up Jets QB Situation

By Glenn Naughton Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey kicked off a mini firestorm in Jet land last week following his comments to the New York media in regards to the starting quarterback position. While Gailey did sound somewhat non-committal when asked to guarantee Smith would start the Jets' home opener against the Browns, he was quite [...]

Jets Overhaul Scouting Department

The New York Jets have hired a slew of new scouts, as part of GM Mike Maccagnan’s cleansing of the Jet’s scouting department, one which had been underwhelming in production for quite some time.   Here are some of the new hires: An area scout for the Green Bay Packers, he used to scout the North [...]

Jets Coordinator Rodgers Turns up Heat on Milliner

By Glenn Naughton   It seems the New York Jets are less impressed with oft-injured cornerback Dee Milliner than with wildly inconsistent quarterback Geno Smith as evidenced by comments made by each player's respective coordinator. Just days after offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said there will be no pre-season quarterback competition between Smith and offseason addition [...]

Reports: Jets CB McDougle at Full Speed

By Glenn Naughton With New York Jets OTA's in full swing, one development that should bring a smile to the faces of many Jets  fans involves last season's third-round draft pick, cornerback Dexter McDougle out of Maryland. Having suffered a torn ACL in his left knee in the early going of a strong pre-season rookie [...]

Gailey Says Geno is Jets Starting QB

By Glenn Naughton   During his introductory press conference as head coach of the New York Jets, Todd Bowles was asked to address quarterback Geno Smith and his place on the depth chart. Bolwes had this to say about his young signal-caller: Obviously, he was a great college quarterback. Going in with us just getting here, [...]