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Jets Front Seven Should Have Time on Their Side

  By Glenn Naughton   Even with the recent news of star defensive end Sheldon Richardson's four-game suspension to start the 2015 season for violating the league's substance abuse policy, Jets fans are still hoping for big things from a versatile front-seven on defense given the drastic improvements that were made to what was one of [...]

Wilkerson Present for Mandatory Sessions, Agent Releases Statement

By Glenn Naughton   In a largely anticipated development regarding star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson and his contract situation, the big defensive end was present for today's mandatory workouts after recently skipping out on voluntary OTA's. https://twitter.com/SInow/status/608311590421729281 During his session with the media, Wilkerson unsurprisingly said that the process has been frustrating but that he [...]

Offseason Minicamp is Upon Us

The Jets are going to hold their mandatory minicamp on June 9-11, and this should provide fans and Todd Bowles a good look at their newly reconstructed team for 2015.  Some of the things to look forward to: The Return of Wilkerson:  Brian Costello wrote that Muhammad Wilkerson plans to rejoin the team for mandatory [...]

Woody Johnson: Jets, Wilkerson Looking for Deal That “Works for Both Sides”

By Glenn Naughton   While Muhammad Wilkerson's absence from this week's organized team activities (OTA's) will naturally generate some buzz among fans and media, Jets owner Woody Johnson says that there is still dialogue between Gang Green and Wilkerson's reps as they look for a solution that "works for both sides". Earlier this offseason, Wilkerson opted to take [...]

Seventh-Rounder Simon has Long Road Ahead

By Glenn Naughton   With their first pick in the 2015 NFL draft (no. 6 overall) the New York Jets earned plenty of praise for their selection of USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams who was viewed by some analysts as the best overall  prospect in the 2015 class. The addition of Williams to a defensive line that [...]

Williams Could Make Jets Defense Special

By Glenn Naughton   It's important to remember that it's only May 1st, and it's all just on paper, meaning none of the Jets' off-season moves mean much of anything until things play out on the field.  However, with the addition of top-rated defensive lineman Leonard Williams from the University of Southern California, the Jets have put [...]