Category: Jet News

Jets Wrap up 2015 Draft Class, top Pick Williams Signed

By Glenn Naughton Just moments after signing their 2015 second round draft pick Devin Smith, the Jets came to terms with their top selection, number six overall, Leonard Williams. The big defensive lineman out of USC is already creating buzz around the NFL for a skill-set that could help propel the Jets to one of the top [...]

Jets Sign Second-Rounder Devin Smith

By Glenn Naughton Five down, one to go.  The New York Jets today announced the signing of second-round draft pick Devin Smith, a wide receiver out of Ohio State University. As the 37th overall selection, Smith hopes to bring a legitimate vertical threat to the Jets passing game as the speedy receiver led the nation with a [...]

Rookie Minicamp

Today was the first day of the New York Jets rookie minicamp. The camp is three days long and will continue on Saturday and Sunday. The media will be at the first two sessions but Sunday there is no media availability. Rookie QB Bryce Petty from Baylor spoke about what it is like trying to learn [...]

Jets ink Draft Picks Mauldin, Petty and Simon

By Glenn Naughton   Things are moving along rapidly for the Jets and their rookie draft picks as they came to terms on contracts with fourth-round offensive lineman Jarvis Harrison yesterday.  That was followed by third-round outside linebacker Lonrenzo Mauldin,  fourth-round quarterback Bryce Petty and seventh-round defensive lineman Deon Simon coming to terms today. Having selected [...]

Jets Sign Lineman Jarvis Harrison

By Glenn Naughton   The New York Jets announced the signing of their fifth-round draft pick Jarvis Harrison.  The 6' 4'' 330 lb Harrison played left guard for Texas A&M and was also used at tackle in a pinch for the Aggies.  A tremendously talented player, Harrison reportedly has questionable work which was the primary reason [...]

Jets Make Additional Front-Office Changes

By Glenn Naughton   In a slew of less than surprising post-draft moves, Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan has let go of several Jets staffers who were holdovers from previous regimes.  As a new GM, Maccagnan, as many GM's do, opted to retain much of the staff already in place when he was hired to [...]

Jets Spend Final Pick on D-Lineman Deon Simon

By Glenn Naughton   The Jets draft started and ended their draft on the defensive line.  After selecting Leonard Williams with the sixth overall selection, choice number 223 in the 7th round was used on Northwestern St. (La) nose tackle Deon Simon At 6' 4'', 321 lbs, Simon played nose tackle in college and earned [...]

O-Lineman Jarvis Harrison to Jets in 5th Round

By Glenn Naughton Even with fifteen offensive lineman currently on their roster, the New York Jets didn't shy away from choosing another in the fifth round when they selected Jarvis Harrison of Texas A&M. Harrison has good size at 6' 4'', 330 pounds and scouts rave about his physical attributes but dedication is a concern. [...]