Category: Jet News

Retiring Ferguson Thanks Fans, Teammates, Coaches

By Glenn Naughton   Just one day after surprising Jets fans with the announcement of his retirement, long-time Jets left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson took a moment to pen a heartfelt goodbye to those who supported him throughout the course of his football career.  Both college and professional. Here is Ferguson's letter in its entirety from [...]

Jets set to re-sign OT Ben Ijalana

By Glenn Naughton   In a move that was necessitated by yesterday's abrupt retirement of starting left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson, the Jets announced the re-signing of Ferguson's long-time back-up, Ben Ijalana. https://twitter.com/RichCimini/status/718644152506953729 Ijalana, a former 2nd round draft choice of the Indianapolis Colts out of Villanova in the 2011 draft, was signed by the Jets [...]

Jets Offseason Workout Program Dates Announced

The offseason workout program dates for the New York Jets have been announced. First Day: April 18 OTA Offseason Workouts: May 24-26, May 31, June 1-2, June 6-9 Mandatory Minicamp: June 14-16 Voluntary offseason workout programs are intended to provide training, teaching and physical conditioning for players.  As per Article 21 of the Collective Bargaining [...]

D’Brickashaw Ferguson is Retiring

Rich Cimini of ESPN broke the story this morning and multiple sources are reporting that NY Jets left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson is retiring. The Jets had approached Brick about restructuring his contract recently. The team is very low on cap space and this move frees up over 9 million against the cap. Unfortunately it also [...]

Preseason Opponents Announced

The Jets 2016 schedule won't be released for another two weeks. The preseason opponents are known. Preseason Week 1, vs. Jacksonville, MetLife Stadium, Aug. 11-15 Preseason Week 2, at Washington, FedEx Field, Aug. 18-22 Preseason Week 3, vs. GIANTS, MetLife Stadium, Aug. 25-28 Preseason Week 4, at Philadelphia, Lincoln Financial Field, Sept. 1-2 https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/718168426326396928 Jets [...]

Jets ask Ferguson for Help to fit Fitz

By Glenn Naughton   It took longer than many expected, but the Jets have reportedly gotten around to approaching long-time left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson in an attempt to re-work his bloated contract in an effort to make room for free agent quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/status/717863551973502977 Due to count for over $14 million this season, Ferguson's [...]

Report: Jets to Sign PR/KR/WR Jeremy Ross

By Glenn Naughton   NFL Network's Adam Caplan is reporting that the Jets have come to terms with former Oakland Raiders speedy wide receiver Jeremy Ross. https://twitter.com/caplannfl/status/717841673133432832 Ross, a six-year pro out of Cal has served primarily as a kick and punt returner with the Raiders, Lions, Packers and Ravens, logging 77 punt returns for [...]

Jets’ Catapano to get Chance at Starting Linebacker Spot

By Glenn Naughton   In a report he filed with ESPN New York, Jets beat writer Rich Cimini shared an interesting note in regards to Jets defensive lineman/linebacker Mike Catapano who is reportedly garnering serious consideration as a starter this season at outside linebacker. An in-season addition after being let go by the Kansas City [...]