Tag: jonathan vilma

  • Jets Regular Season

    Sheldon Richardson wins Defensive Rookie of the Year

    After being snubbed for Pro Bowl, DT Sheldon Richardson finally got the recognition he deserved by capturing the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award. He started every game and finished with 3.5 sacks and 77 tackles, which is third-most in the league among defensive linemen. According to ProFootballFocus, only J.J. Watt produced more stops…

    February 1, 2014

  • Jets Regular Season

    Sanchez fined 5K for hitting Vilma

    QB Mark Sanchez has been fined $5,000 for an illegal hit on LB Jonathan Vilma during Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints. Sanchez threw a pass that was intercepted by S Darren Sharper who returned it 99 yards for a touchdown. The Jets quarterback attempted to give chase and dived at the legs of…

    October 7, 2009

  • Trades

    Jets send Vilma to Saints

    The New York Jets have traded MLB Jonathan Vilma to the New Orleans Saints for a 4th round pick in 2009 that could be upgraded to a 3rd round based on how he plays in 2008. Vilma is in the final year of his contract and he goes to New Orleans without a new deal. Vilma, 25, was drafted…

    February 29, 2008

  • Injuries

    Vilma out for season

    The New York Jets placed MLB Jonathan Vilma on the injured reserve earlier today, which means that the 4-year veteran will miss the remainder of the season. Vilma, 25, has started in every game of his NFL career and never missed a game before. He suffered a knee injury in last week's game against the…

    October 27, 2007

  • Jets Regular Season

    Jets get embarrassed again

    It just keeps getting worse for the New York Jets. If last week’s debacle in Buffalo wasn’t enough, the Jets reached a new low today as they wasted a 10-point lead in the third quarter and lost 24-35 to their cross-town rivals, the New York Giants. The start of the game looked promising for the…

    October 8, 2007

  • Jets Regular Season

    Jets lose in Buffalo

    If last week was a sign of improvement, this week put the Jets right where they were after the opening day fiasco against the Patriots – in a deep nosedive. The Gang Green looked absolutely helpless at times against the 0-3 Buffalo Bills and their rookie quarterback who was making his first NFL start. QB…

    October 1, 2007

  • Jets Regular Season

    Clemens shows promise but Jets lose again

    The New York Jets played pretty well today but only in the final 15 minutes. The last quarter comeback attempt came short, as the Gang Green fell to the Baltimore Ravens, 13-20. QB Kellen Clemens took the first start of his NFL career in place of injured QB Chad Pennington and was picked off on…

    September 17, 2007

  • Jets Regular Season

    Jets close in on playoffs

    The Gang Green made another step towards the playoffs as they defeated their archrival, the Miami Dolphins, 13-10. Both teams struggled offensively in the scoreless first half, although the Jets had a chance to score a field goal but P Ben Graham mishandled the snap for the second week in a row. The beginning of…

    December 26, 2006

  • Jets Regular Season

    Chad struggles, Jets get shut out

    The New York Jets got shut out for the second time this season, but at least this time they stayed in the game almost until the very end. Following a scoreless first half, New York trailed by three points, going into the final quarter, but allowed a 57-yard touchdown on the first play of the…

    November 19, 2006

  • Jets Regular Season

    Jets beat Lions, 31-24

    The New York Jets won their second game in a row as they defeated the Detroit Lions, 31-24, and solidified their second-place position in the AFC East standings. The Gang Green got off to a good start, scoring on their first two possessions in the first quarter. RB Leon Washington scored on a 5-yard TD…

    October 22, 2006