JETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

NY Jets: Wilkerson Calls Out Secondary, Then Says He's Not Calling Out Secondary

New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson has had a tough year.  Perhaps it is getting to him. When asked why the Jets pass rush only registered one sack against a Colts team that had allowed multiple sacks in every prior game this season, this is what Muhammad Wilkerson had to say: Maybe a little tighter coverage and we get those sacks. Offensive coordinators are...
Via Gang Green Nation
9 minutes ago

Bryce Petty may hold two jobs in his hands as Jets starting QB

Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey has coached in the NFL for 20 years. He has been the head coach of the Cowboys, America’s Team with America’s most hands-on owner. So being concerned about his job security is filed in the Big Waste Of Time section. “I’ve been through this enough times,” Gailey said, referring to...
Via New York Post
1 hour ago

App Trail: Doug Middleton joins New York Jets' active roster in time for matchup with Ronald Blair's 49ers

The New York Jets promoted safety Doug Middleton, an undrafted rookie out of Appalachian State, from the practice squad to the active roster Thursday.
Via Winston-Salem Journal
1 hour ago

Two defenders Jets counted on have totally let them down

There are a dozen things you can point to when trying to figure out where this Jets season went wrong, but the one thing that may be the toughest to figure out is what has happened to star defensive linemen Sheldon Richardson and Muhammad Wilkerson? That duo has been the heart of the defense for...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

Ryan Fitzpatrick & Bryce Petty – The Fallacy Of The Bridge QB

A common component of the argument to bring Ryan Fitzpatrick back in 2015 back was that he was an ideal “bridge” quarterback to recent draft picks Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg. Upon closer examination does this actually make any sense and could the presence of Fitzpatrick actually harm the growth of the Jets two young quarterbacks, particularly Petty? Let’s take a closer...
Via Turn On The Jets
5 hours ago

Brandon Marshall: Pain pills mask my memory of 3-TD game

In 2014, Brandon Marshall had a three-touchdown game against the 49ers. As Marshall and the Jets prepare to play the 49ers on Sunday, he was asked what he remembers about that game. The answer? Not much. That’s because, Marshall says, he was using so many painkillers to play through an ankle injury that he was…
Via Pro Football Talk
6 hours ago

Mo Wilkerson critical of Jets' secondary: 'Little tighter coverage and we get those sacks' (VIDEO)

Muhammad Wilkerson said the Jets' secondary struggles have played a role in the pass rush. Watch video FLORHAM PARK --  The Jets' pass rush has been horrid this season. Seriously, it has been bad. Ever since their seven-sack outburst in the season opener, they've brought the QB down just 13 times. Even when they played the...
Via NJ.com
6 hours ago

WATCH: Todd Bowles talks Bryce Petty and miserable Jets season

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles explains his decision to have Bryce Petty start the remainder of the team's games this season.
Via SNY
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

The New York Jets Just Ended Their Season Finally

After a spirited performance against the New England Patriots, last week’s season-ending Monday Night meltdown was another low-point in a legacy of low points for the New York Jets.  For anyone who had faith in the trajectory of this organization, the utter lack of effort was tough to stomach. This was not what the franchise had in mind for 2016-2017. […] The New York Jets...
Via The Jet Press
8 hours ago

Jets officially place Pro Bowler Nick Mangold on injured reserve

With their season on the downslope, the blows continue to mount for the New York Jets, as they have announced that All-Pro center Nick Mangold has been placed on injured reserve. We have placed C Nick Mangold on IR. pic.twitter.com/8UQS52dFHu — New York Jets (@nyjets) December 8, 2016 Just days after the star center re-injured his right ankle in a primetime blowout loss to...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: Bryce Petty used to be ‘fat and overweight’

New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall doesn’t have any chill when it comes to his new starting quarterback. Wednesday, Marshall casually let it rip in a media interview, jokingly blasting the second-year player who will take over for the Jets after Ryan Fitzpatrick did yet another faceplant the week prior. The money quote, via NJ.com’s Connor Hughes: "Last year he...
Via The Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets Mailbag: If the Jets Make a Change, Who Would Be Coaching Candidates?

On Thursdays we try to open up the podcast to reader questions. Thank you so much for submitting so many good questions yesterday when I asked for them. On today's podcast, we talk about potential coaching candidates in the event the Jets make a change (not that I necessarily think a coaching change is the right move), whether the team should look to bring back Geno Smith for one...
Via Gang Green Nation
13 hours ago

Examining the New York Jets Young WRs

The Jets have a number of positions that have underperformed this season but the one position that seems to be trending upwards is wide receiver. The Jets have put together a good group at wide receiver beyond their top two, Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker. The injury to Decker this season helped magnify the emergence of Quincy Enunwa. These last four games, however, will be the...
Via Turn On The Jets
15 hours ago

WATCH: What does Bryce Petty need to show Jets in final 4 games?

Analyzing that question. Watch video FLORHAM PARK -- With the Jets' second-year quarterback, Bryce Petty, set to start their final four games, let's assess the question of what he must show this organization, in order for its brass to have faith in him going forward.  Petty didn't play last year. This season, he has appeared...
Via NJ.com
16 hours ago

From bubble to huddle, Petty ready to be Jets' starting QB

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Bryce Petty went from roster bubble to starting quarterback in a matter of four months. With lots of twists and turns in between. The second-year player out of Baylor was no lock to make the New York Jets out of training camp, back when he was competing for the No. 3 job and the team was facing the possibility of keeping four quarterbacks on its active...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fitzgerald, Marshall among nominees for Walter Payton award

NEW YORK (AP) Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald, Miami's Mike Pouncey and the New York Jets' Brandon Marshall are among the 32 players eligible for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award. Named for the late Hall of Fame running back, the award recognizes a player's community service and performance on the field. The NFL announced the players on Wednesday. The winner will receive...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bowles informed media of QB change before telling Fitzpatrick

The sideshow that is the New York Jets rolls on, this time with a new plot twist. After Monday night’s embarrassing defeat to the Indianapolis Colts, Jets coach Todd Bowles told the media that Bryce Petty would start at quarterback ahead of Ryan Fitzpatrick for the remainder of the season. There’s just one problem: he didn’t tell Fitzpatrick first. “I’d been meaning to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five moves the New York Jets should make in the offseason

The 2016 season is over for the New York Jets, and has been for a couple of weeks now.  Yes, there are four games remaining, but with their embarrassing Monday night loss to the Indianapolis Colts they fell to 3-9 on the season, and have been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. Ryan Fitzpatrick has regressed immensely. This roster has several holes, needing upgrades...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Todd Bowles and Bryce Petty talk 41-10 Jets flop against Colts

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles and new starting quarterback Bryce Petty discuss Gang Green's lopsided 41-10 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe McKnight shooter charged with manslaughter

Ronald Gasser, the man who shot and killed former NFL running back Joe McKnight in Louisiana last week, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter. Accoridng to ABC News, Jefferson Parish records indicate Gasser was taken into custody and charged on Monday. Gasser, 54, shot McKnight in an alleged road rage incident last Thursday in a town roughly five miles outside of New...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LISTEN: Kevin Harlan saves MNF again by doing play-by-play of two idiots on the field

Kevin Harlan is a fantastic broadcaster. Whether it’s describing the intricacies of how an NFL team lines up before a play or the angled passes an NBA team uses to score, Harlan has a way with words that few others do. This is also extremely relevant when a fan tries to be bigger than the game and runs on the field. In early September, the San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Rams...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty to start Jets’ last four games

New York Jets fans got a glimpse on Monday night of what they will be seeing the rest of the season. Jets head coach Todd Bowles announced after the team’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night that second-year QB Bryce Petty will start the rest of the season for the Jets. Bowles added that the plan all along was to have Petty start the final four games. Todd Bowles...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets security guards make best tackles of the night on fan rushing field

A New York Jets fan got a bit too excited Monday night as his team was getting plastered by the Indianapolis Colts worse than said fan. Hitting the field with his shirt off on a cold night at MetLife Stadium (where tickets were cheaper than beer), he was quickly taken down by team security. LEVELED... LEVELED AGAIN pic.twitter.com/V2X9sqrOke — Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Johnson ‘leading contender’ to be UK ambassador

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is reportedly a “leading contender” to represent the United States as an ambassador to the United Kingdom, per the New York Post. “Johnson is under consideration for ambassador to the UK, multiple sources say. He was vice chairman of the Trump Victory Committee and hosted pricey fund-raisers in the Hamptons for donors including treasury...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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