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Jets interested in trio of WRs, including recently-released Miles Austin
The Jets are interested in a trio of wide receivers, including Miles Austin, who was just released by the Cowboys (Rapoport, March 12). The team is also interested in James Jones, who recently played with the Packers. He has not scheduled a visit ...
Bears QB Josh McCown signs in Tampa Bay
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that they have signed veteran QB Josh McCown to a two-year deal reports Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times. Quarterback Josh McCown has agreed to a 2-year contract with Bucs, agent Mike McCartney announces. W...
Revis Madness: Will the Jets get involved?
Darrelle Revis rumors are spinning. With the Giants, Browns, Patriots (and yes even the Jets) in the mix, could it get crazy approaching the Bucs 4PM ET trade/cut deadline today? While the Bucs are only asking for a fifth rounder to secure Revi...
Buzz: Eric Decker to meet with Jets
Rumor has it that Eric Decker was spotted on a flight from Denver to New Jersey late Tuesday night (Mehta, March 12). He is reportedly in town to meet with the Jets in Florham Park (Jones, March 12). In 62 games with the Broncos, Decker has 3,070 ...
Matt Schaub won’t come to NY
Though the Jets may have been a logical landing spot, Matt Schaub will not join the team (Rapoport, March 12). Schaub had a disappointing 2013, throwing 10 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. Over his 10-year career, Schaub had 130 touchdowns with ne...
Isiah Trufant signs with Cleveland
CB Isiah Trufant will sign with the Browns (Wilson, March 12). Trufant had played 39 games with the Jets over his four seasons in football, with 35 total tackes.
Report: Jets and Vick hit “roadblock”
The Jets were interested in Mike Vick, but according to Kim Jones on NFL Network’s Around the League sides seem to be stuck right now which will force both sides to walk away from the deal … at least for a little while. Per @KimJonesSp...
Jets trying to sign Breno Giacomini
In the midst of the news that Austin Howard has reached an agreement with the Raiders for five years $30 million (Schefter, March 12), the Jets are trying to sign offensive tackle Breno Giacomini (Schefter, March 12). Giacomini will visit the J...
Jets interested in Maurice Jones-Drew
The Jets are showing interest in multiple running backs (Garafolo, March 12). One of the RBs they’re looking at is Maurice Jones-Drew (Mehta, March 11). Jones-Drew rushed for 803 yards and five touchdowns in 2013. In eight NFL season, all wi...
Two Jets targets sign: Byrd to NO, Verner to Tampa
The Jets reportedly were targeting these two elite defensive players, but now they’re both off the board. S Jairus Byrd will sign a six-year deal with the Saints (Schefter, March 11). CB Alterraun Verner will ink a four-year deal with the Bu...
Howard visiting Raiders, Jets interested in Strief
Austin Howard, unable to get a deal done with the Jets before free agency, will visit the Oakland Raiders (Costello, March 11). If Howard does leave, the Jets have already inquired on Zach Streif, formerly of the Saints (Cimini, March 11). The 30-...
Browns offer WR Andrew Hawkins four year deal
According to Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal, the Browns have made a four year offer to Andrew Hawkins of the Bengals who was low-tendered by Cincinnati, meaning it comes down to a bidding war with no draft picks trading hands. #Browns hav...
Jets ink Nick Folk to multiyear deal
The Jets have announced they have signed Nick Folk to a multiyear deal (Jets, March 11). Folk was already hit with the franchise tag.
Jets ‘very interested’ in Michael Vick
The Jets are “very interested” in Michael Vick (Cimini, March 11). Vick has told some Eagles teammates that he believes his most likely destination is with the Jets (Freeman, March 11).
Austin Howard to explore free agency
Austin Howard will explore free agency, as the Jets could not come to an agreement with the offensive tackle (Costello, March 11). A few teams have already expressed interest in Howard (Mehta, March 11).
Buzz: Jets interested in James Jones
The Jets, and Giants, are “in the mix” for WR James Jones (Pauline, March 11). In 2013, with the Packers, Jones had 59 receptions for 817 yards and three touchdowns. In his seven year career, all with the Packers, he has 37 touchdown r...
Buzz: Expect Jets to be in the running for Josh McCown
Don Banks of SI.com writes that he expects the Jets to be very much in the running for Bears backup QB Josh McCown in the coming days. While the Bucs make the most sense as the favorite, both Houston and the Jets are expected to invite McCown for ...
Buzz: Local boy Miles Austin a target in waiting for the Jets?
Could the Jets express interest in Miles Austin if/when the Dallas Cowboys cut him? Rich Cimini of ESPN NY wouldn’t be at all surprised to see him land back in his home state. If the Cowboys cut WR Miles Austin, which could happen tomorrow...
Buzz: Geoff Schwartz unlikely to land with Jets?
The Jets might have shown some interest in Chiefs free agent guard Geoff Schwartz, but it sounds as of they aren’t one of the top two teams in the bidding according to NFL Media’s Mike Silver. Right now a battle is shaping up between t...
Live Updates: NFL free agency
Buzz: Cardinals WR Andre Roberts to sign with Redskins
Mike Jones of the Washington Post is reporting that 24 year old free agent Andre Roberts will be joining the Redskins. Source says the #Redskins and WR Andre Roberts have agreed to a deal.— Mike Jones (@MikeJonesWaPo) March 11, 2014
Quote: Holmes bids farewell
“Saying farewell to a great fan base and organization. Wishing the Jets nothing but the best. This team is headed in the right direction. Good luck.” -Santonio Holmes, on the day he was released by the New York Jets (Source: Instagram)
Opinion: An open letter to John Idzik
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Quote: Antonio praises Antonio
If he plays consistent, he can be, to me, probably the next Ed Reed.” - Former Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie on safety Antonio Allen, whom he also referred to as “freakish” (Source: Star Ledger)
Free Agency: The best of what’s around
WR – James Jones: In the Packers offense, Jones has been a very productive player although he’s never been the focal point of the offense. No matter, he’s a good athlete with good quickness, a physical game and who has worked ...
Regardless of Revis, Jets seeking a new corner
Brian Costello of the New York Post writes today that regardless whether Revis would be an option for the Jets, the team is working to bring in at least one of the league’s top corners. The Jets are believed to already be far down the road w...
Daily Links: So long, Holmes
Released Antonio Cromartie says he and Jets never talked [Newsday] Top 3 free agent targets for the New York Jets [Metro] Santonio’s gone, leaving Idzik with cash to arm Jets offense [NY Post] Antonio Cromartie will “test the market” but lea...
Buzz: WR James Jones receiving “heavy interest” from Jets
It seems like things have been all quiet on the wide receiver front over the past few days, but there’s a new name that might be a serious target: I'm told wide out James Jones receiving heavy interest from the Detroit Lions & New Y...
Buzz: Bucs to cut/trade Revis by Wednesday?
Could a Darrelle Revis trade be imminent? (Whoa…major deja vu right about now). Alex Marvez has this: .@Buccaneers stepping up efforts to trade CB Darrelle Revis, source tells @FOXSports1— Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) March 11, 2014 UPDAT...
Buzz: Two more cornerback targets emerge
Talk about “cornering the market”. By the time all is said and done, the Jets will have been linked with every possible Antonio Cromartie replacement available. Here’s two more: Word amongst insiders is the New York Jets are goin...
Jets release Santonio Holmes
The Jets have released Santonio Holmes (Jets, March 10). “I appreciate Tone’s contributions over the last four seasons,” head coach Rex Ryan said in a statement. “I’ve always admired his knack for making the clutch play. He’s a...
Roster News: Bellore receives RFA tender
The Jets continue to get their ducks in a row before free agency gets underway, making a move to retain a core special teamer: #Jets LB Nick Bellore got the low RFA tender, per source. Jets retain ROFR with him. Led team in special teams kickoff t...
Link: Where does Idzik rank among GMs?
Pat Daugherty of Rotoworld ranked the NFL’s GMs and here’s what he wrote about his number fifteen entry, John Idzik: One of the most valuable assets Idzik inherited upon replacing Mike Tannenbaum was his coach, Rex Ryan. The problem? G...
TJB’s Official Free Agent Signing Prediction Contest
It’s time for the official free agent signing prediction contest; your chance to pit your wits against your fellow TJB readers and guess who the Jets will land in free agency. Here are the rules: 1. You must make your entry in the comments s...
TE Brandon Pettigrew hopes his blocking pays
Buzz: Rams making a run at Alterraun Verner?
Right now the Jets are perceived as one of the teams with an inside track of Titans CB Alterraun Verner, but now that Rodger Saffold has made his intentions clear to sign somewhere else, are the Rams about to get into the market for Verner? Nick W...
Buzz: Austin Howard’s return hangs in the balance
According to Manish Mehta this morning, Austin Howard and the Jets are still trying to hammer out a deal. But with negotiations open with other teams, there are foxes in the proverbial henhouse. Update on Austin Howard: Jets still trying to work...
Link: TE Andrew Quarless becoming a hot name in free agency?
There was a lot of attention paid at the end of last week to Packers tight end Jermichael Finley, but little has been discussed about his backup and fellow pending free agent until very recently. Rob Demovsky writes for ESPN.com that Andrew Quar...
Link: Peter King thinks Jets make “the most sense” for Vick
Where will Michael Vick land? No one seems to know much, but Peter King, one of the most connected reporters in the NFL threw out some suggestions in his MMQB article today. Michael Vick should be in more demand than he is. I keep saying this, ...
Buzz: Ward another option at safety?
Manish Mehta’s mythical “Persons of Interest” list keeps getting longer and longer: Jets priority on defense is to their strengthen secondary: Browns safety T.J. Ward is also on their Persons of Interest list. #nyj— Manish ...
Junk Drawer: Half-in and half-out on free agency
Daily Links: As the Cro flies …
Cutting Cromartie was an eventuality. [NY Post] CB Vontae Davis could get a deal AAV of nearly $10 million from the Colts. [SI] Woody Johnson’s statement on William Clay Ford’s passing. [NJ] The Dolphins are expressing interest in Jair...