JETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Fitzpatrick contract situation could get 'uglier'

A new report on the contract impasse between Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets indicates the two sides still have a long, long way to go before a deal will be struck. James Fowler, appearing on ESPN’s SportsCenter, said he expects this impasse to “get uglier before it gets better.” He also said “let’s call it Fitz and the tantrums.” The latest report on the value...
Via Sportsnaut
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

7 things to know about new Jets special teams coach Brant Boyer

He's the fifth man to hold the job in five years.
Via NJ.com
16 hours ago

Jets' Calvin Pryor on his potential: 'I haven't even hit the ceiling fan yet'

He hopes great things are ahead for him. FLORHAM PARK -- The Jets drafted strong safety Calvin Pryor 18th overall in 2014. He struggled at times during his rookie season, while playing out of position, due to the Jets' cornerback deficiencies. Last season, Pryor was much better, as he played in his natural role, closer to the line of scrimmage...
Via NJ.com
17 hours ago

Report: Jets offered Fitzpatrick $24 million over three years

  The New York Jets have reportedly offered Ryan Fitzpatrick a three-year deal that includes $12 million in the first year, but the way the deal is structured after that is the reason Fitzpatrick remains a free agent. According to Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports, New York’s offer to Fitzpatrick is for three years and $24 million. The contract would reportedly pay $12 million...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

6 Chan Gailey takeaways from Jets OTAs: Geno Smith, Christian Hackenberg, Matt Forte

The offensive coordinator speaks.
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

NFL Notes: Peyton Manning, Titans, Broncos, & Jets

Peyton Manning Peyton Manning recently mentioned at the Middle Tennessee Sports Awards on Thursday that he has no plans to come out of retirement or to take a coaching position, via the Tennessean. Interestingly enough, Manning admitted that he was “pretty close” to signing with the Titans as an unrestricted free agent a year ago. Broncos Broncos restricted LB Brandon Marshall...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Christian Hackenberg: A Jet in repair

One of the most interesting draft selections made in the 2016 Draft was the Jets choosing Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the second round. As one of the top-rated high school quarterbacks in his class, Hackenberg was expected to be the face that was going to bring Penn State out of the sanction years. Unfortunately, he never really lived up to those expectations...
Via The Sports Quotient
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How The New York Jets Offense Works – Volume 1

Over on Twitter we have been breaking down different plays from the New York Jets offense to talk through how it worked in 2015. I have compiled some of our recent tweets below into a single article. Make sure to follow for future breakdowns and leave any comments below on future plays you want to see looked at. How #Jets works #GIFofDay – Short motion #87 on strong side of...
Via Turn On The Jets
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets offering Ryan Fitzpatrick 3-year deal for $12M

The New York Jets aren’t offering Ryan Fitzpatrick as much as he’d like, but a new report from the New York Post shoots down any notion he’s being offered a low-ball contract to play in 2016. Contrary to reports of low-ball #Jets offer to #Fitz, #NFL sources tell The Post offer on table is 3-yr w/ $12 million for first year ... — NYPost_Cannizzaro (@MarkCannizzaro) May...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Receivers Go to Bat for Fitzpatrick

Jets Receivers Go To Bat for Fitzpatrick It is one thing to say “I have your back” to your friends. It is an entirely different thing to actually have it. This week, Jets receivers Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker both showed their friend and quarterback of choice that they indeed have his back. Neither receiver showed up to the team’s organized team activities this week in...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Holmgren reportedly turned down chance to coach the Jets

When the New York Jets finally fired head coach Rex Ryan after another underachieving season, many of the fans wanted someone who was proven. Even though the Jets interviewed a lot of candidates, the Jets settled on then Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Todd Bowles. But it looks like one Super Bowl winning head coach had a chance at the position before Bowles took it. According...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SNY's Erik Coleman breaks down Jets OTAs and QBs

SNY's Michelle Yu catches up with analyst Erik Coleman to talk about the intriguing storylines from the New York Jets OTAs.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

After lost season, Jace Amaro expects to make plays for Jets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Jace Amaro was aiming for a big breakout season a year ago. The New York Jets tight end was coming off an up-and-down rookie campaign and trying to establish himself in new coordinator Chan Gailey's offense. Instead, his stats line was completely empty - unless you count all the restless days he spent trying to stay patient while rehabilitating from a shoulder...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Here’s why Hackenberg will be the team’s starting quarterback

One New York Jets quarterback will soon be inducted into a club that has accumulated two Super Bowl rings, three Pro Bowls, and a .500-plus winning percentage over the last six seasons. In that span, five quarterbacks have been taken that I refer to as the second rounders’: Andy Dalton, Colin Kaepernick, Brock Osweiler, Derek Carr, and Jimmy Garoppolo. The second rounders’ all...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Considered Hiring Mike Holmgren As Head Coach Last Year

Jets owner Woody Johnson mentioned that he previously considered hiring Mike Holmgren as the team’s head coach last year before he settled on Todd Bowles. “We were being as creative as we could, and we were looking for talent,” said Johnson, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “Mike has a Super Bowl record, and we wanted to see what he thought about our process, how football had...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Holmgren turned down chance to coach the Jets

The New York Jets are coming off a surprising 10-win season under first-year head coach Todd Bowles. Despite missing out on the playoffs, it was a successful campaign for the previously downtrodden franchise. Though, it does appear that the Jets were extremely close to hiring a bigger name to be their head coach before ultimately deciding on Bowles. According to Bob Glauber of...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is 2016 a Make or Break Season for New York Jets’ Jace Amaro?

New York Jets tight end Jace Amaro is entering his third NFL season after missing all of last season with a shoulder injury. Jace had an encouraging rookie season, but he was not drafted by the current regime and must prove to them he is worthy of a roster spot for this season and beyond. The Jets tight end position lacked production last season with a grand total of eight catches...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners: Concussion issues need to be explained better

Facing a wave of criticism over concussions and long-term brain injuries, NFL owners are admitting they need to deliver a better, clearer message. Darin Grant of Pro Football Talk reports that owners believe the league isn’t doing a sufficient job in showing they’re serious about CTE. The NFL drew widespread criticism from congress when it was revealed that their concussion...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Leap Year Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! What member of the New York Jets will take the biggest step forward next year? Joe Caporoso – Two players come to mind, one on offense and one on defense. Offensively, H-Back Quincy Enunwa should be poised for a bigger role and hopefully...
Via Turn On The Jets
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Jets update with Willie Colon

Former New York Jets guard Willie Colon hosts his annual charity golf outing for Lupus research.
Via SNY
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: The best offense is defense

The New York Jets defense will be their saving grace for the upcoming season. They have some players returning, some weak-links released and not re-signed, and many young players with pressure on their shoulders. The Jets drafted Darron Lee out of Ohio State University with their first-round draft pick this year and he will be looked at to produce immediately. Middle-linebackers Demario...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Bryce Petty measures offseason progress through playing Madden

New York Jets quarterback Bryce Petty faces a crucial training camp as he fights for a roster spot that is suddenly in question. With the drafting of former Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft, Petty suddenly finds himself at the bottom of the Jets pecking order. But the 2015 fourth-rounder is confident in the strides he’s made...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Geno Smith receives vote of confidence from Chan Gailey

Geno Smith currently stands as the presumptive starting quarterback for the New York Jets, mostly as a result of the contract impasse hampering the team from bringing back last year’s starter, Ryan Fitzpatrick. Despite Smith’s spotty track record in the NFL on the field — not to mention some unfortunate incidents off of it — Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey offered...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker surprised Jets drafted Christian Hackenberg

Tell us what you  really think Eric Decker. The New York Jets wide receiver said he was surprised when the team announced they selected Hackenberg in the second round of the NFL Draft. “I was a little surprised, to be honest with you,” Decker said at a charity event in Manhattan, where he was honored by the United Way of New York City. “But Mike [Maccagnan, the general manager...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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