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Jets Rework K Nick Folk’s Contract, Free Up $1.18M In Cap Space

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Jets have restructured K Nick Folk‘s contract this past week to free up some additional cap space. According to Yates, the Jets converted $1.78 million of Folk’s $2.5 million base salary into a signing bonus that will be prorated over the remainder of the agreement. This move will create $1,186,667 in cap ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Folk really, really loves football

Kickers are weird. Yeah, they wear pads and play a significant role in the success of the team, but are they really playing football? Is walking onto the field five times a game to kick the ball and avoid contact really a football-related activity? AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this season in the NFC Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier safeties First and...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Referee helped Patriots avoid penalty on final play?

Did the New England Patriots receive some major help from an official on the final play of their win over the New York Jets on Thursday night? It certainly looks like a referee helped the Pats avoid a penalty just before they blocked Nick Folk’s 58-yard-field goal attempt to seal a 27-25 victory. When New...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets kicker Nick Folk ranked 16th best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Nick Folk ranked 16th best kicker fantasy option

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? New York Jets K Nick Folk not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets place the franchise tag on kicker Nick Folk

Nicky Franchise, welcome home. The Jets have placed the franchise tag on 29-year-old kicker Nick Folk, ESPNNewYork’s Rich Cimini reports. This is the first time the Jets have used the franchise tag since 2011. The move was somewhat unexpected, considering that a “Who the heck franchises a kicker??” reaction would probably be more than appropriate. But this sort of stuff happens...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New ST Coordinator McGaughey to Strengthen New York Jets

New ST Coordinator McGaughey to Strengthen New York JetsWe’ve seen special teams make or break games for teams in recent years. A DeSean Jackson punt return touchdown to lift the Eagles over the Giants in 2010 comes to mind right away, even a few seasons later. Then the offseason arrives, and we as fans often overlook the third unit. The first time the New York Jets make a big...
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets kicker Nick Folk: Eliminating extra point would be a ‘disservice’

There's been no shortage of kickers who've spoken out in protest of Roger Goodell's proposal to eighty-six the extra point. Nick Folk is the latest. "That’s going to take away something from [kickers]," Folk said in a phone interview with the Star-Ledger. "It's been a part of the game for so long. And I think that it would be a disservice to take it away.” A seven-year veteran...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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