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New York Jets Draft LB Jordan Jenkins In Third Round

The New York Jets used their 3rd round draft pick and 83rd overall overall selection on Georgia outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins. I mocked Jenkins to the Jets here with short commentary on the logic behind taking him. Here is a closer look at the newest member of the team… Over 4 years at Georgia Jenkins racked up 204 tackles, 19 sacks and 6 forced fumbles. He is 6 foot 3, 260...
Via Turn On The Jets
8 minutes ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2016: Jets pick OLB Jordan Jenkins in 3rd round

He was the Jets' third pick of this draft. FLORHAM PARK -- The Jets addressed their uncertain edge rusher situation head-on Friday night, when they drafted Georgia outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins in the third round, with the 83rd overall pick.  Jenkins, who was the Jets' final selection Friday, follows first-round pick Darron Lee (a linebacker...
Via NJ.com
52 minutes ago

Christian Hackenberg doomed to fail with New York Jets

The New York Jets selected Christian Hackenberg No. 51 overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, which is probably the worst possible thing that could have happened to the Penn State product. A guy with all the physical tools teams want at the quarterback position, Hackenberg has a fatal flaw: He is not an accurate passer. People will point to the fact that Hackenberg was hit a ton during...
Via Sportsnaut
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets tried to trade up for Laremy Tunsil, per reports

Good for the Jets. Watch video FLORHAM PARK -- Would the Jets have drafted Mississippi offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil had he fallen to them to No. 20 in Thursday night's first round of the draft? Turns out they didn't want to wait even that long. According to multiple reports--the New York Daily News had it first--the Jets...
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago

WATCH: SNY Exclusive: Darron Lee talks about joining the Jets

SNY's Jonas Schwartz talks with New York Jets first-round selection Darron Lee about his weight, and playing the linebacker position in the NFL.
Via SNY
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Jets select Ohio State LB Darron Lee in NFL Draft

New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan and head coach Todd Bowles discuss what 20th overall pick Darron Lee will bring to the team.
Via SNY
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets tried to trade up for Laremy Tunsil despite bong video

The New York Jets were not put off by Laremy Tunsil’s bong video, and reportedly tried to trade up for him on Thursday night. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets attempted to move up to take Tunsil as he slid down the board, but the asking price proved too steep. There is no word on who the Jets were trying to trade with. Tunsil ended up going to Miami...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets LB Darron Lee leaves Urban Meyer hanging at NFL Draft

It was a big night for the Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2016 NFL Draft. The Buckeyes had five players go in the first round, as well as three of the top 10 players. Darron Lee was one of those five, selected No. 20 overall by the New York Jets. As Lee worked his way to the podium, his head coach at Ohio State, Urban Meyer, went for a high-five, and quickly saw that Lee would not be...
Via The Comeback
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ignoring fans and 2015 record may have saved Jets’ draft

Good for the Jets. They did not reach. They stayed disciplined and did not make a pick simply to appease their fan base starved for yet another potential answer at quarterback who may or may not work out. The Jets stayed in their lane and continued to build the team from the foundation up, picking...
Via New York Post
22 hours ago

As expected, New York Jets select Darron Lee at No. 20

The Jets were in need of an athletic playmaker on defense and they got one. Darron Lee is the new-age linebacker that will benefit greatly playing in Bowles’ system. The Jets had a chance to take Myles Jack with their 20th pick, but his knee injury is scaring off a lot of teams. This was the right pick, the safe pick and a pick that is going to pay big dividends. AROUND COVER32...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Fitzpatrick would rather not play than accept Jets' offer

The New York Jets' quarterback situation remains unsettled heading into the first round of the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday night. As of right now, it would be Geno Smith and Bryce Petty competing for the starting job in training camp. That’s obviously a less-than-ideal scenario for a team that won 10 games a season ago. Ryan Fitzpatrick, who was one of the primary reasons for...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Muhammad Wilkerson has ‘no serious suitors’ for trade

The New York Jets are reportedly not likely to complete a trade involving franchise-tagged defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson during the 2016 NFL draft. According to Rich Cimini of ESPN, Wilkerson has “no serious suitors” as of Wednesday. “It’s draft-day eve, and Wilkerson has no serious suitors, a league source said Wednesday,” Cimini wrote. “The Jets have fielded...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Draft Edition

The New York Jets head into the 2016 NFL Draft with multiple lingering questions and a wide range of possibilities with the 20th overall pick. Let’s see if we can cut through some of the smoke and outline what to watch for this Thursday through Saturday… 1. The Jets are currently weak on draft capital. They only have six overall picks, two of which are in the seventh round...
Via Turn On The Jets
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets RB Matt Forte weighs in on Ryan Fitzpatrick situation

The contract stalemate between the Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick has hung over the organization like such a dark cloud this spring that it’s easy to forget the Jets signed Matt Forte. The prized free-agent signee wants to see a deal done between the two sides. “I’d be disappointed (if I don’t) get to work with him (given that he was here) last year and the good job he did,...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Winston Hill, member of the Jets' 1969 Super Bowl victory, dies at 74

NEW YORK -- Winston Hill, a durable Pro Bowl offensive tackle who helped protect Joe Namath on the way to the New York Jets' Super Bowl victory in 1969, has died. He was 74.The team announced Tuesday night that Hill, a member of the Jets' inaugural Ring of Honor class in 2010, died in his adopted hometown of Denver.Hill made a franchise-record eight All-Star teams, the first five...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Jets offensive lineman Winston Hill dead at 74

NEW YORK (AP) Winston Hill, a durable Pro Bowl offensive tackle who helped protect Joe Namath on the way to the New York Jets' Super Bowl victory in 1969, has died. He was 74. The team announced Tuesday night that Hill, a member of the Jets' inaugural Ring of Honor class in 2010, died in his adopted hometown of Denver. Hill made a franchise-record eight All-Star teams, the first...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the New York Jets trade for Sam Bradford?

The New York Jets have a major problem at quarterback, and Sam Bradford now has a major problem with the Philadelphia Eagles. With that said, should the Jets make a deal for the disgruntled quarterback? After making a deal with the Cleveland Browns for the second overall pick in the draft, the Eagles are almost definitely going to draft a quarterback—either Jared Goff or Carson...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets, Cornhuskers have some fun with each other on Twitter

When team accounts engage in friendly banter on Twitter, things usually become pretty entertaining. That’s what happened with Monday afternoon’s back-and-forth between Nebraska football and the New York Jets. It all started when Nebraska posted this “Huskers in the NFL” tweet and didn’t include an updated photo of New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa. You can see...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What the New York Jets should do with the No. 20 pick

Less than 72 hours are left until draft day, and the New York Jets GM Mike Maccagnan faces a tough challenge: upgrading the offense or defense in the first round. There are two crucial needs the team must address early on with the No. 20 overall pick, but it remains to be a mystery which side of the ball is the higher priority. On offense, the current contract dispute taking place...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Injury Update – Revis and Clady

As the draft approaches, the New York Jets have received updates on the recovery of Darrelle Revis and newly acquired Ryan Clady. Our injury expert Ketul Shah reviews what these two Jets have gone through the past months and what’s ahead for them until training camp… Darrelle Revis – torn wrist ligament Throughout the season, Revis had been evidently playing with a wrist injury...
Via Turn On The Jets
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Revis has pins removed from wrist, on track for training camp

Darrelle Revis is expected to be a full go this July when the New York Jets start gearing up for the 2016 NFL season in earnest. The All-Pro cornerback had pins removed in his surgically repaired wrist last week, per Rich Cimini of ESPN, and is on track to be fully healthy in time for training camp. In the meantime, he’s still unable to lift weights or get work in with his teammates...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2016: Jets looked into trading for No. 1 pick

There have already been a number of trades inside the top ten of the 2016 NFL Draft, including two teams moving up to the first and second picks. Before Los Angeles Rams made their big move over a week ago, it looks the New York Jets were looking to move up to that spot. Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan told the New York Daily News that his team was looking to make that move before...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets GM: Ryan Fitzpatrick remains top priority

Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan said during a pre-draft press conference Friday that the team remains focused of re-signing quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. “Our focus has always been Ryan,” Maccagnan said, according to Pro Football Talk. It’s not that the sides have come any closer to a deal, but perhaps Maccagnan was talking up Fitzpatrick because the Jets aren’t in...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Mangold approached by security at Rangers game

Nick Mangold apparently is quite the rabid New York Rangers fan, and his passion for the NHL team was on full display while attending a Game 3 showdown Wednesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden. The New York Jets offensive lineman, regaled in a Rangers sweater and seated behind the Penguins’ bench, reportedly became so disruptive during the game...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker reach out to Ryan Fitzpatrick

While reports suggest that Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets are nowhere close to ending a protracted stalemate regarding the quarterback's future with the organization, two of the team's wide receivers decided to reach out to him courtesy of a purportedly whimsical video on Monday, the first day of the team's offseason program. The prevailing message conveyed by Erick...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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