The 2016 NFL schedule was released on Thursday, and the Jets' schedule is a daunting one. In 2015 the Jets were given a relatively average SoS (strength of schedule) rating at .488, ranked 18th most difficult schedule in the league. This season they weren't as lucky, getting a .531 rating, good enough to [...]
After re-signing Erin Henderson the Jets wasted little time by adding middle linebacker Bruce Carter to the mix. Carter has agreed to terms on a one-year deal believed to be around the veteran minimum. Carter joins David Harris and Erin Henderson at the middle linebacker position, and will be a candidate for sub [...]
Last season the Jets took a chance signing middle linebacker Erin Henderson, who had sat out the entire 2014 season due to off-the-field issues. Henderson was a starter for the Minnesota Vikings before two separate arrests related to alcohol that led to him being released from the team. After spending the 2014 season [...]
Performance-based pay is extra money doled out to players who's playing time is disproportionate to their current contract. The money is taken from a fund given to each team. Each team is given roughly $3.8 million to distribute to players. The system aims to reward up-and-coming players who have high snap counts, but [...]
Before free agency began the Jets knew they wouldn't be able to keep all of their top tier free agents due to cap restraints, but they were hoping to hold onto Damon Harrison. Harrison signed a five-year, $46.25 million contract with the New York Giants ($24 million guaranteed), bolting to the cross-town rivals. [...]
Last Monday news broke that the Jets were planning to use their franchise tag designation on Muhammad Wilkerson, although it was expected they would make the move beforehand. It wasn't until Tuesday, the day of the deadline, that they officially announced the move. Under the franchise tag Muhammad Wilkerson is set to make [...]
Antonio Cromartie's return to the Jets lasted only one season, he was released from the team a week ago. The move saved the Jets $8 million dollars in cap space as Cromartie's contract wasn't guaranteed after his first season. On Sunday, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that Cromartie has a visit scheduled with [...]
Hey Jets fans, it is draft season and the NFL Combine is here. Every team will be in Indianapolis for player evaluations and Glenn Naughton from JetNation.com will be there covering the action.