Tag: vernon gholston

  • Jets Free Agent Signings

    Jets to sign Buffalo's bust Aaron Maybin

    The New York Jets are reportedly expected to sign LB Aaron Maybin, a former #11 overall draft pick by the Buffalo Bills who failed to record a single sack in his two seasons in the NFL. Maybin was cut Monday after two awful seasons that made him one of the biggest draft busts in recent…

    August 17, 2011

  • Jets Player Release

    Jets officially let Gholston go, Hartsock cut as well

    LB/DE Vernon Gholston, arguably the biggest bust in the Jets' history, has been released by the Gang Green. Gholston, 24, was selected at #6 overall in the 2008 NFL Draft and expected to become the dominant pass-rusher that the Jets had not had since they traded DE John Abraham to the Falcons. It didn't take…

    March 2, 2011

  • Jets Player Release

    Jets to part ways with Jenkins, Woody, Taylor and Ghost

    According to ESPN, earlier today the New York Jets released OT Damien Woody, a 13-year veteran who spent last 3 seasons with the Jets. Woody got injured late in the season and missed 3 regular season games along with 2 games in the playoffs. OL Vlad Ducasse has been rumored to switch to Woody's position…

    February 28, 2011

  • Jets Playoffs

    Jets declare inactives for AFC Championship Game

    The New York Jets have declared FB John Conner, DE Vernon Gholston, DT Jarron Gilbert, TE Matthew Mulligan, TE Jeff Cumberland, WR Patrick Turner, DL Marcus Dixon and QB Kellen Clemens inactive for the AFC Championship Game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. QB Kellen Clemens is #3 emergency quarterback. DE Shaun Ellis took a pain-killing shot…

    January 23, 2011

  • Jets Free Agent Signings

    Jason Taylor joins Gang Green

    According to various sources, LB Jason Taylor has agreed in principle to sign a contract with the New York Jets, the team he so often bad mouthed in the past. ESPN's Adam Schefter writes it's a 2-year deal worth $13.75M, but the second year is irrelevant. So, it's really a 1-year, $3.75M contract. Taylor, who's…

    April 20, 2010

  • Jets Regular Season

    Jets declare inactives for week 11, Leonhard will start

    The New York Jets have declared QB Erik Ainge, CB/KR Justin Miller, LB Vernon Gholston, LB Ryan Fowler, LB Kenwin Cummings, OG Matt Slauson and DE Ropati Pitoitua and QB Kevin O'Connell inactive for today's game against the New England Patriots. Kevin O'Connell is #3 emergency quarterback as he was in the first game against New…

    November 22, 2009

  • Injuries

    Leonhard limited In practice, upgraded to questionable

    S Jim Leonhard, who broke his finger last Sunday and had surgery earlier this week, was back in practice this morning and is listed questionable for Sunday's game against the New England Patriots. His availability for the game will be a game-time decision. LB Vernon Gholston (hamstring) missed all practice sessions this week and is…

    November 20, 2009

  • Injuries

    Leonhard misses practice, will not play on Sunday

    S Jim Leonhard, who had surgery on his broken thumb earlier this week, missed today's practice and will not play on Sunday against the New England Patriots. Leonhard was injured when he tried to tackle Jags running back Maurice Jones-Drew on his 33-yard first-quarter touchdown in the Jets’ 24-22 loss last Sunday. He left the…

    November 18, 2009

  • Jets Regular Season

    Jets declare inactives for week 10

    The New York Jets have declared CB Ahmad Carroll, RB Danny Woodhead, QB Erik Ainge, CB Justin Miller, QB Kevin O'Connell, OG Matthew Slauson, LB Ryan Fowler, LB Vernon Gholston inactive for Week 10. Erik Ainge is #3 emergency quarterback. LB Vernon Gholston is inactive due to a hamstring injury. Recently signed CB Justin Miller,…

    November 15, 2009

  • Injuries

    Jets vs. Jaguars final injury report

    CB Lito Sheppard will not start on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars despite being able to fully participate in all practice sessions this week. Head coach Rex Ryan said that "Even though he’s practiced fully, I don’t think Lito’s all the way back yet. We’ll evaluate and see how much he plays. I think we’ll…

    November 13, 2009