Free Agency

  • Jets sign Josh Doctson, former 1st round pick

    The New York Jets added some depth to their receiving corps, as they signed WR Josh Doctson, a former 1st round pick of the Washington Redskins. Doctson, 27, was drafted #22 overall in 2016. He started in 26 games for the Redskins before being released following the 2018 season. Last year he signed a 1-year…

    February 22, 2020

  • Jets retain Daniel Brown, add safety from CFL

    The New York Jets have re-signed TE Daniel Brown, who was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent next month, to a one-year extension. Brown, 27, played in all 16 games last season, starting in 5. He caught 7 passes for 72 yards, and scored one touchdown. He also finished third on the team with…

    February 13, 2020

  • Jets re-sign long snapper Purdum, Barnes next?

    The New York Jets re-signed LS Tanner Purdum, who was a non-tendered restricted free agent, to a 2-year contract. Purdum has been a steady long snapper since 2010. The Jets opted not to place the low tender ($1.32 million) on him with the hope of re-signing him at a lower price. Purdum will be the…

    March 18, 2013

  • Holmes takes paycut, DeVito joins Kansas City

    WR Santonio Holmes will stay with the Gang Green after agreeing to restructure his contract. He signed a $50M deal with the team back in July of 2011 with $24 million guaranteed. Holmes was slated to make $7.5M guaranteed in the upcoming season, but there was an offset language in the deal. Even if the…

    March 12, 2013

  • Jets re-sign DT Sione Pouha

    DT Sione Pouha, who started in 44 games for the Jets over the last 3 years, chose to stay with the Gang Green as he signed a 3-year deal instead of becoming an unrestricted free agent. Financial details of his new contract weren't immediately available. Pouha, 33, a three-year starter, is regarded as one of…

    March 12, 2012

  • Jets make Faneca highest paid OL

    The New York Jets and Pro Bowl OG Alan Faneca agreed to terms on a five-year, $40 million contract Saturday, which includes $21M in guaranteed money, making the former Pittsburgh player the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL. Faneca, 31, planned to fly to New York on Sunday, take a physical and officially sign the deal…

    March 1, 2008

  • Bowens visits tomorrow, Duckett this week

    Contradicting the earlier report, the New York Daily News reports that free agent DE David Bowens will visit the New York Jets on Tuesday, not today as reported earlier by the Sun Sentinel. Bowens, 29, has recorded 26 sacks in 8 NFL seasons. He spent last 6 years with the Miami Dolphins. Also, RB T.J.…

    March 5, 2007

  • Barnes, Coleman visit Jets

    ProFootballTalk reports that FB Darian Barnes and DE Kenyon Coleman visited the Gang Green on Sunday. Barnes is a 6-year veteran who spent last two seasons with the Miami Dolphins, being primarily a blocker. He's carried the football 5 times in his entire NFL career and caught 14 passes (1 touchdown). Coleman, as we reported…

    March 4, 2007

  • Jets show interest in Green, Coleman

    According to the Daily News, the New York Jets appear to be interested in UFA RB Ahman Green from the Green Bay Packers. Green, 30, who has been hampered by injuries lately, gained 1,059 rushing yards in 14 games in 2006. He averaged 4.0 yards per carry and scored 5 touchdowns. The Jets are also…

    March 4, 2007

  • Jets interested in Harper, keep Von Oelhoffen

    According to Newsday, the New York Jets are expected to pursue CB Nick Harper, a free agent from the Indianapolis Colts. Harper, 32, has 15 interceptions in 6 seasons with Indianapolis. Also, it looks like the Jets are going to keep DE Kimo von Oelhoffen without restructuring his contract. He's due to receive a $1.85M base…

    March 4, 2007

  • Jets interested In Porter, Dillon

    The Hartford Courant reports that the New York Jets are one of several teams interested in services of recently released LB Joey Porter. Porter, a 9-year veteran who spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, registered 60 sacks in 8 NFL seasons, including 7 last year.  The Jets are also reportedly interested in RB…

    March 3, 2007

  • Jets interested In Chris Brown

    The New York Jets are supposedly interested in RB Chris Brown, a free agent from the Tennessee Titans. Brown, a 4-year veteran, played in only 5 games last season due to a turf toe injury. He gained 851 yards in 2005 and 1,067 yards in 2004.

    March 2, 2007

  • Ramsey to New York?

    According to the New York Post, the New York Jets are close to obtaining QB Patrick Ramsey from the Washington Redskins for a 5th round pick. Ramsey, a former 1st round selection, has started in 24 games during the last four seasons. He's thrown 34 TDs and 29 INTs.

    March 10, 2006

  • Jets franchise Abraham

    The New York Jets have officially designated DE John Abraham as their franchise player for the second straight year. This doesn't mean, however, that we're going to see Abraham in a Jets uniform next season, as he wants out of New York and the Gang Green will most likely trade him before the Draft.

    February 21, 2006

  • Jets after Fiedler

    By Paul Schwartz New York Post March 8, 2005 -- The Jets could have a new backup quarterback by the end of the week. They'll be visited by Jay Fiedler on Thursday and appear serious about bringing the Long Island native home and making him Chad Pennington's caddie. Fiedler will be in Chicago today meeting…

    March 8, 2005

  • Giants sign McKenzie

    Intent on improving an offensive line unit that was one of the team's major deficiencies in 2004, the New York Giants made a bold move on Friday afternoon, and didn't have to go very far to do it. The Giants signed unrestricted free agent right tackle Kareem McKenzie away from the New York Jets. The…

    March 6, 2005

  • Jets tag Abraham

    The New York Jets designated DE John Abraham as their franchise player with a 1-year deal worth $6.7M. The franchise tag, the average of the salary for the NFL's top five defensive ends, allows the Jets to get two first-round draft choices for Abraham if he signs with another team. They also could negotiate a…

    February 18, 2005

  • Jets Announce Preseason Schedule

    The New York Jets have announced their preseason schedule for 2004. In the first preseason game the Jets will travel to New Orleans to take on the Saints. Then on 08/21/04 the Jets will play the Colts in Indianapolis. In preseason week 3 the Gang Green will take on the New York Giants. Finally, in…

    March 22, 2004

  • Lynch agrees with Broncos

    Lynch, 32, took the weekend to think about his opportunities and was considering a trip to talk to the Oakland Raiders, who signed former teammate Warren Sapp on Saturday. But Lynch decided to go to the Broncos over the Jets when Denver\'s offer went to $3 million a season.Full Story

    March 22, 2004

  • Bad Day In Jetland

    On the next day after CB Antoine Winfield almost signed a 6-year contract with the Jets, he signed a 6-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings. CB Ahmed Plummer, whom many Jets fans wanted in case if the Winfield deal fell through, re-signed with the San Francisco 49ers. How are the Jets going to address their…

    March 5, 2004