There’s a straight line to be drawn from the Patriots’ signing today of David Harris, a respected veteran inside linebacker who had been unceremoniously dumped two weeks ago as part of the Jets’ roster purge. That line takes you back. It runs you through tampering charges, Darrelle Revis’s Super Bowl ring, the …
The surprise isn’t so much that the Jets released David Harris today. It’s the way they went about doing it, which was savage, even by the NFL’s frosty standards.
Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams was filmed breaking up a fight between a man who appears to be teammate Darron Lee and a woman at the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City last night.
Ryan Fitzpatrick, age 34, a veteran of 12 NFL seasons, has signed a free-agent deal with the Bucs, his seventh team. Per Adam Schefter, the terms are for one year and $3 million. Fitzpatrick, who went to Harvard, will back up Jameis Winston.
Twenty years ago, the NFL draft was marked by one of the most fateful quarterback choices in league history: Peyton Manning’s decision to stay at the University of Tennessee for his senior year. The Jets, who had the No. 1 pick in 1997, are still reeling from the aftershocks. And it all may have been because Bill…
The Jets were one of 23 NFL teams to begin their 2017 offseason program today. Under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement, the first two weeks of the offseason program are limited to strength and conditioning and rehab. The Jets did not make any players or coaches available to the media, but they did email…
By signing Josh McCown, the Jets have extended one of the NFL’s most enduring storylines: The Veteran Quarterback As Valuable Mentor. The team’s fans are no doubt delighted.
The AFC East has officially been put on notice. Josh McCown’s most relevant Jets-adjacent career highlight will no longer be getting owned while diving for the end zone two years ago, as he signed a one-year deal with the team today.
Desperation is the only emotion I sense when I read about what the New York Jets did for free-agent linebacker Dont’a Hightower during his visit. From Adam Schefter, via ESPN:
The New York Jets and the Indianapolis Colts distributed huge quantities of Vicodin and the powerful anti-inflammatory drug Toradol to their players, according to court documents unsealed today. The documents are part of an ongoing federal lawsuit filed by several former NFL players who say the teams
gave them massive…
Brandon Marshall is staying in North Jersey. Newsday’s Kimberley A. Martin this morning reported that Marshall, the recently released but still-more-than-able wide receiver, has agreed move his stuff some 30 miles east by signing with the Giants. Which means Eli Manning now has Odell Beckham Jr., Sterling Shepard, and…
If you’re keeping score at home, the New York Jets have now rid themselves of their 2016 starters at the following positions: QB, LT, C, RT, CB1, K, WR1. And they might not be done yet.
Longtime New York Jets center Nick Mangold was cut on Saturday, and the seven-time Pro Bowler tweeted a standard statement thanking the organization.
Darrelle Revis is a Hall of Fame-caliber cornerback who was a first-team All-Pro just two seasons ago. His play has declined precipitously since then, and today, the Jets cut him loose just two years after he had signed a megadeal to return to Florham Park.
Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has been charged with two counts aggravated assault, one count making terroristic threats, one count robbery, and one count conspiracy to commit aggravated assault following his alleged involvement in a street fight in Pittsburgh early Monday morning.