Jets Off-field

  • Jets tackle Winston Hill selected to Hall of Fame

    Former Jets OT Winston Hill has been selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Hill was drafted by the Colts in 1963 but chose to go to the AFL instead and play for the Jets. He was the Jets starting left tackle when the Gang Green beat the Colts in Super Bowl III. Hill's…

    January 15, 2020

  • Nick Mangold announces retirement

    C Nick Mangold, a 7-time Pro Bowler and 2-time First Team All-Pro, has announced that he's officially retires from the NFL. Mangold, 34, was the cornerstone of the Jets' offensive line for 11 years after being drafted at #29 overall in 2006. He missed just four games in the first ten NFL seasons before suffering…

    April 17, 2018

  • Dennis Byrd dies in car crash

    Dennis Byrd, a former Jets player, who has inspired so many people following his career ending injury, died in a car accident earlier today. Byrd broke his neck in a terrible collision with his teammate Scott Mersereau. He was initially unable to walk but eventually got back on his feet after extensive physical therapy. Byrd,…

    October 15, 2016

  • Geno Smith out 6-10 weeks with broken jaw

    The Jets circus, that we thought had left for Buffalo, is back in town. Starting QB Geno Smith had his jaw fractured in two places earlier today after being sucker punched by LB IK Enemkpali. Smith is expected to be out 6-10 weeks, which means that QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will be the starter in Week…

    August 11, 2015

  • Sheldon Richardson's legal troubles keep getting worse

    DT Sheldon Richardson, who was suspended for the first four games of regular season earlier this month, is in the news again. Earlier today he was charged in Missouri with resisting arrest along with a plethora of various other violations for an incident that occurred on July 14. According to the police report, Richardson was…

    July 30, 2015

  • Jets remain sixth on NFL team values list

    The annual NFL Team Values list is out and the New York Jets are in the sixth spot, just like a year ago. Woody Johnson's team is valued $1,380M, which is $100M more than a year ago. The profits almost doubled - from $27M a year ago to $52.8M this year. The acquisition of QB…

    August 14, 2013

  • Brandon Moore chooses retirement instead of Dallas

    OG Brandon Moore, who spent his entire 10-year career with the New York Jets, has announced that he's retiring from football one day after agreeing on a 1-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys. The Jets signed Moore in 2002 as an undrafted free agent. He spent that year on the practice squad and also played…

    August 7, 2013

  • Westhoff unloads on his former team

    it didn't take long for former Jets special team coach, Mike Westhoff, who plans to become a television analyst, to jump start his future career with an interview about his former employers. Westhoff described the whole Tim Tebow situation as an "absolute mess" while speaking with Miami's WQAM Radio. Tebow, who was supposedly acquired to…

    January 11, 2013

  • Curtis Martin, welcome to the Hall of Fame!

    Earlier today RB Curtis Martin, the Jets' all-time leading rusher, was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Martin became the third player who played most and best years of his career for the New York Jets to be inducted into the Hall of Fame, QB Joe Namath and WR Don Maynard being the…

    August 4, 2012

  • Curtis Martin elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    RB Curtis Martin, who played 8 seasons for the New York Jets, was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame earlier today. In 11 NFL seasons (he also played 3 seasons for the New England Patriots) Martin gained 14,101 rushing yards on 3,518 carries, scoring 90 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 484 passes for…

    February 4, 2012

  • Ihedigbo will not be back, Woody to officially retire

    According to an AP report, hard-hitting S James Ihedigbo, who mostly played on special teams and is currently a free agent, will not be back with the Jets this season. Ihedigbo has been with the Jets since 2007, when they signed him as an undrafted free agent. He was a key contributor as a backup…

    August 4, 2011

  • No jail time for Braylon Edwards, Jets want Randy Moss

    Free agent WR Braylon Edwards will not serve any jail time for violating his probation. Edwards could have been sentenced to up to six month in jail, but instead he will serve 100 hours of community service and receive one year of active probation. Braylon has to report once a month, on the phone or…

    July 27, 2011

  • Braylon Edwards pleads guilty to DWI charge

    WR Braylon Edwards appeared in a Manhattan courtroom this morning and pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of driving while intoxicated. He will be fined $500, his license will be suspended for 6 months and he must continue to participate in the NFL's substance abuse program. Edwards had a blood-alcohol content of 0.16, twice the…

    July 22, 2011

  • Kris Jenkins retires, lockout almost over

    NT Kris Jenkins, who was released by the New York Jets following the 2010 season, has announced his retirement earlier today. He was brought in 2008 to be a run-stuffing anchor in the middle of Gang Green’s defensive line. Jenkins was one of the best in the league when healthy, but suffered a season-ending knee…

    July 20, 2011

  • Playin' like a Jet

    On Sunday the New York Jets will take on their hated division rival, the New England Patriots, with the winner advancing to the AFC Championship Game. If the Jets play like we know they can, there's no doubt that the 9-point underdogs can pull an upset in New England. They certainly can do it if…

    January 14, 2011

  • Favre's off-field antics get attention in Taiwan

    We've all heard about the alleged voice mails and NSFW pictures that former Jets QB Brett Favre sent to Jenn Sterger, a former sideline reporter for the Jets. Last weekend, Deadspin released a video with several of the alleged texts and pictures, and the NFL has now fast-tracked the investigation of the gridiron legend. This…

    October 15, 2010

  • New Meadowlands Stadium to host Super Bowl

    Today, the NFL’s 32 owners voted to award Super Bowl XLVIII to the new home of the Giants and Jets, which means that the 2010 Super Bowl will become the first one played in cold weather environment. The New Jersey/New York bid, which defeated South Florida and Tampa Bay for the 2014 game, was considered…

    May 25, 2010

  • Tomlinson thinks he can start, Sanchez starts running

    RB LaDainian Tomlinson, who was signed this offseason and thought to be veteran insurance behind second-year player RB Shonn Greene, told ESPN Radio in Dallas he's prepared to compete for the starting job. "They didn't put a label on me at all. They didn't say 'You know what? You're going to be a backup.' They said,…

    May 7, 2010

  • Santonio Holmes gets in trouble again

    Apparently the 4-game suspension wasn't enough for recently acquired WR Santonio Holmes, as he had to be escorted off a plane Thursday night at Pittsburgh International Airport, according to television station WPXI. Investigators said Holmes wasn't arrested but was escorted off the plane for what they call being a "disruptive passenger." The plane was docked…

    April 30, 2010

  • Newest Jet Santonio Holmes suspended for 4 games

    WR Santonio Holmes, who was traded to the New York Jets on Sunday from the Pittsburgh Steelers, will be suspended for the first 4 games of the 2010 season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The Gang Green acquired the troubled receiver from the Steelers for a 5th round draft pick in the upcoming…

    April 12, 2010