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Jets Awarded an Extra Third Round Draft Pick

The NFL announced compensatory Draft picks for 2017 today. Compensatory picks are awarded to teams that lose more in free agency than they gain. There is a complicated formula based on salary and performance that nobody outside the league office seems to totally understand. The Jets were given a third round pick, 107th overall. It is likely due to the loss of Damon Harrison, who...
Via Gang Green Nation
8 hours ago

NFL Draft 2017: Jets awarded third round compensatory pick

The Jets picked up an extra third round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Watch video Mike Maccagnan just picked up an extra pick in the NFL Draft.  The Jets were one of 16 teams awarded one of 32 compensatory draft picks on Friday. Their extra pick will be a third round selection, and the 107th overall in the draft.  The Jets...
Via NJ.com
8 hours ago

New York Jets – Success In 2017 Not Dependent On Playoff Appearance

For Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles, the pressure to succeed in 2017 will be at an all time high after last season’s debacle. With a big offseason likely ahead, some may label this season as “Playoffs or Bust” for the Jets. However, with the team headed toward a complete rebuild, it would be unfair to judge the current regime based solely on wins in 2017. Here are three ways...
Via Turn On The Jets
10 hours ago

Chiefs sign RB Spiller to provide depth behind Ware ... and Charles?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs have signed veteran running back C.J. Spiller, providing depth behind Spencer Ware in a move that could mean Jamaal Charles will be cut in a cost-saving move. The Chiefs would owe Charles more than $6 million this season, a big price tag for a running back who missed most of the last two years to knee surgery. They would not incur a salary cap hit by...
Via Associated Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

It Is Better for the Jets If Other Teams Think Darrelle Revis Still Has Value

The NFL fate of Darrelle Revis is up in the air. That was true before any of the off field stuff came into play over the last few weeks. Revis had a miserable 2016 season and now is a likely cap casualty. Earlier in the week, Peter King published an article where he examined Revis’ future with an NFL personnel executive. “I’d say $7 million a year. Short term. Not much...
Via Gang Green Nation
11 hours ago

Coffee with the Jets: Team cuts Nick Folk and Breno Giacomini

Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the latest news and updates about the New York Jets. The salary cap cuts continue to roll as they prepare for free agency. It’s always a great time to be able to sit back, enjoy a cup of coffee, and read the latest about your favorite team. In […] Coffee with the Jets: Team cuts Nick Folk and Breno Giacomini - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New...
Via The Jet Press
11 hours ago

Chiefs sign veteran running back Spiller to provide depth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have signed veteran running back C.J. Spiller, providing depth behind Spencer Ware in a move that could mean Jamaal Charles will be cut in a cost-saving move. The Chiefs would owe Charles more than $6 million this season, a big price tag for a running back who missed most of last year to knee surgery. They would not incur a salary cap hit by letting...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign RB C.J. Spiller

Once a dynamic Pro Bowl performer with the Buffalo Bills, former first-round pick C.J. Spiller has fallen on hard times recently.The 29-year-old running back was released by the New Orleans Saints back in September, eventually latching on with the New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks later in the campaign. He would end up rushing a combined six times in as many games between the two...
Via Sportsnaut
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets Free Agency Preview: Defensive Backs

Green & White Will Enter the League Year with Just One UFA
Via New York Jets.com
13 hours ago

Reaction to the Jets Cutting Breno Giacomini and Nick Folk

The Jets made a few moves yesterday to clear out some cap space, cutting right tackle Breno Giacomini and kicker Nick Folk. The Folk move was something of a surprise. The Giacomini move was not. The only thing surprising about the Jets moving on from Giacomini was the timing. Mike Maccagnan has shown a tendency to hold players until the last possible minute before making a move so...
Via Gang Green Nation
15 hours ago

Jets 2017 offseason moves tracker and timeline: Free agent signings, trades, cuts, contract restructures

It's going to be a busy 2017 NFL offseason for the New York Jets. Depending on who they cut and release, they'll have a lot of money for the 2017 NFL free agency. Here's a list of all their moves made so far.
Via NJ.com
16 hours ago

10 candidates to replace Nick Folk as Jets' kicker in 2017

The Jets cut kicker Nick Folk on Thursday, along with right tackle Breno Giacomini. Here are some kickers who could replace Folk, including potential NFL Draft pick Zane Gonzalez.
Via NJ.com
18 hours ago

New York Jets – Improving The Premium Positions

The New York Jets began draining the swamp today by releasing Nick Folk and Breno Giacomini. Both of these moves were expected and both players are likely to be replaced by internal options (Ross Martin and Brandon Shell, respectively). Getting younger and hopefully better at right tackle and kicker is nice but the Jets main focus this offseason and beyond needs to be improving...
Via Turn On The Jets
1 day ago

Former Jets player Mersereau charged with attacking teen

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Authorities say former New York Jets defensive lineman Scott Mersereau has been charged with punching a 15-year-old boy after accusing the teen of egging his South Florida home. The Palm Beach Post (https://goo.gl/rz8M9p ) reports that Mersereau was arrested and charged with child cruelty after a confrontation Saturday. Boca Raton police say Mersereau had...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bears looking to trade Jay Cutler

The Chicago Bears are finally looking to deal Jay Cutler and are seeking trade partners, according to a report.ESPNs Jeff Darlington reports the news on the Bears looking to trade Cutler. Cutler turns 34 at the end of April and is under contract through 2020, though he is owed no more guaranteed money. He has been the Bears’ quarterback since 2009, but he only played in five games...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Darrelle Revis’ preliminary hearing pushed back to March 15

Darrelle Revis and the New York Jets will have to wait a few weeks longer to find out what his preliminary hearing will bring about.According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the preliminary hearing, which was originally supposed to take place Thursday, has been pushed back to March 15.Following up on this information, Rapoport explained what this means to Revis and the Jets. Ralph...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets believe Revis did not throw punch in fight

Darrelle Revis has been charged with four felonies — one of which is aggravated assault — and a misdemeanor for his alleged involvement in a brawl earlier this month, but the New York Jets cornerback is adamant that he did not throw any punches.Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported on Monday that Revis’ representatives have privately told Jets officials that Revis...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets tampered with Revis through private phones, secret meetings

The Jets were fined $100,000 for tampering with Darrelle Revis two seasons ago after owner Woody Johnson said publicly that he would love to have the cornerback, who was still with the Patriots at the time, back in New York. Apparently Johnson’s comments were only a fraction of the violations committed by the team.Johnson’s comments came in December 2014, roughly one month before...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Is the release of Ryan Clady a sign of things to come?

On Wednesday, the New York Jets released Left Tackle Ryan Clady after just one year. Clady suffered a torn rotator cuff in week three of the season, tried to play through it for a few weeks, and was eventually placed on injured reserve for the remainder of the year. Head Coach Todd Bowles said about the injury, ” It got so bad to where it wasn’t getting any better with treatment...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: What will happen next with the Jets and Darrelle Revis?

SNY NFL Insider Ralph Vacchiano discusses the options for the New York Jets regarding Darrelle Revis and his recent criminal charges.
Via SNY
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Players the New York Jets Should Move On From

The New York Jets entered the 2016 season with hopes of making the playoffs, and left it with the 6th overall pick in the upcoming draft and a need for a full rebuild. The Jets roster is still full of veteran players, many of which are blocking the way for younger players. This upcoming offseason will mark the beginning of a potentially long rebuilding process for the Jets, and...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Jets CB Darrelle Revis charged with assault

New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis has been charged with felony assault following an altercation in Pittsburgh on Monday.
Via SNY
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Zac Stacy retires from NFL after three seasons

Former St. Louis Rams and New York Jets running back Zac Stacy has announced he is retiring from the game of football after just three seasons. Originally a fifth-round pick out of Vanderbilt, Stacy exploded onto the scene as a rookie with the Rams, rushing for 973 yards and seven touchdowns in 2013.He then saw his production fall in 2014 due to injuries and the emergence of then...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Players the New York Jets should re-sign this offseason

In the NFL, the decisions made during the offseason are perhaps more impactful than those in any other sport.  If a general manager makes the right moves, a team can go from 4-12 to 12-4 (or 10-6). The changes a franchise makes in an offseason are even more critical when said franchise is in rebuilding mode.  In New York, that franchise is the Jets. The decisions that general manager...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: New York Jets

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the New York Jets. 2016 record: 5-11 — 4th place, AFC East What’s new? Former Saints  wide receivers coach John Morton takes over for the retired Chan Gailey as offensive coordinator. Projected...
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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