Jets’ Gase: Had no input on GM firing; excited about Bell

Sports 05/23/19, 09:58

New York Jets coach Adam Gase insists he had no input on the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan and says he never asked team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson to make a change.Gase was conducting his first news conference Thursday since Maccagnan was fired by Johnson last Wednesday.On Monday, ...

Jets’ Gase: There was no power struggle with Maccagnan

Football 05/20/19, 15:04

New York Jets coach Adam Gase disagrees with the perception that there was a power struggle between him and Mike Maccagnan, which resulted in the general manager being fired last week.Speaking to reporters briefly at the team facility Monday, Gase says the new general manager will have control of the ...

Williams, Polite eager to be big building blocks for Jets’ D

Sports 05/10/19, 17:40

Quinnen Williams stepped through the doors of the New York Jets' training facility for the first time and couldn't help but get a bit starstruck. The No. 3 overall draft pick looked around and saw his new NFL teammates — guys he once knew only from watching TV and playing video ...

Jets bolster defense early, but still have key questions

Football 04/27/19, 18:56

Mike Maccagnan resisted the urge to trade down or make his first pick based solely on need to kick off the New York Jets' draft weekend.He ended up with perhaps the best overall talent in this year's class, taking Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams at No. 3 on Thursday night.It's ...

Jets take Florida edge rusher Polite with third-round pick

Football 04/26/19, 20:57

The New York Jets have selected Florida edge rusher Jachai Polite with the first of their two third-round picks in the NFL draft.Polite had 11 sacks in his junior season with the Gators and fills one of the Jets' biggest needs entering the draft. The 6-foot-2, 242-pound Polite played mainly ...

Colts deal out of 1st round, add 2 picks from Redskins

Football 04/25/19, 22:31

Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard just keeps putting more chips on his draft board.One year moving back three spots to acquire three extra second-round picks from the New York Jets, Ballard moved back again Thursday night by trading the No. 26 overall pick to Washington for two more second-round ...

Jets draft Alabama DT Quinnen Williams with No. 3 pick

Football 04/25/19, 20:05

The New York Jets got a big building block for their new-look defense with their first pick in the NFL draft.Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams was selected No. 3 overall Thursday night, giving coach Adam Gase and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams a playmaking pass rusher and run stopper who'll be ...

Mosley says Gase makes it clear: Jets aiming for Patriots

Football 04/17/19, 17:11

Adam Gase gathered his Jets players for their first team meeting last week and clearly stated their goal for this season.They're aiming for the New England Patriots."Pretty much, he's going for that one team that's been winning every single year in this division," linebacker C.J. Mosley said during a conference ...

Jets latest NFL team to tackle meticulous rebranding process

Sports 04/05/19, 01:56

New colors, a tweaked logo, flashy uniforms and fired-up fans and players.The New York Jets are the latest NFL franchise to switch up their playbooks and call for a major rebranding, with the team's revamped look unveiled Thursday night during a launch party at a midtown Manhattan ballroom."It's just a ...

Jets unveil new uniforms, tweaked logo

Football 04/04/19, 22:35

The New York Jets have unveiled new uniforms and a tweaked team logo at an event in midtown Manhattan.It's the first time the franchise has rebranded its uniforms, apparel and merchandise since 1998.The uniforms will feature combinations of a unique shade of green called Gotham green and spotlight white, along ...

Jets owner jokingly envisions self wearing Lombardi Trophy

Football 03/24/19, 21:05

Picture this: New York Jets owner Christopher Johnson parading around next winter with a certain Super Bowl bauble on his head. Sure, Johnson was dreaming about something his franchise hasn't achieved since 1969: an NFL championship. But in March, optimism flows through everyone in pro football. "If we win the Lombardi Trophy," ...

Jets release RB Crowell after agreeing to terms with Bell

Sports 03/14/19, 21:34

The New York Jets released running back Isaiah Crowell on Thursday, an expected move after the team signed Le'Veon Bell.Crowell spent one season with the Jets after playing his first four in Cleveland. He broke the franchise record with 219 yards rushing on just 15 carries in New York's win ...

Relieved Barr remains a Viking after uneasy pledge to Jets

Football 03/14/19, 19:56

Anthony Barr slept for a mere two hours on Monday night, awakened at 3 a.m. by the angst of his decision about which team to pick in free agency.His verbal commitment to join the New York Jets triggered immediate unease about leaving the Minnesota Vikings."I was up all morning just ...

Newly signed Le’Veon Bell feels ‘amazing’ about joining Jets

Football 03/14/19, 19:09

Le'Veon Bell says he feels "amazing" about becoming a member of the New York Jets and looks forward to doing everything he can to make second-year quarterback Sam Darnold's life easier on the field.The former Pittsburgh Steelers star running back officially signed Thursday with the Jets after agreeing to terms ...

source: Jets agree to sign RB Le’Veon Bell

Sports 03/12/19, 23:40

A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations says the New York Jets and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell have agreed on a deal.ESPN first reported the signing early Wednesday morning, and says the deal is for four years and $52.5 million.The deal gives new coach Adam Gase ...

Update: C.J. Mosley to Jets; Ravens can’t match offer

Football 03/12/19, 10:02

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT):11 a.m.Four-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker C.J. Mosley is headed out of Baltimore after the Ravens abandoned hope of matching an offer made by the New York Jets.FILE - This is a 2018 file photo showing Sheldon Richardson of the Minnesota Vikings ...

sources: Jets agree on deal to acquire Raiders’ Osemele

Sports 03/10/19, 17:18

The New York Jets made a big move to get a big man to bolster their offensive line.Two people with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that the Jets agreed Sunday to acquire two-time Pro Bowl left guard Kelechi Osemele from the Oakland Raiders.The deal includes the ...

Jets release guard/center Spencer Long after 1 season

Football 02/05/19, 17:11

The New York Jets released offensive lineman Spencer Long on Tuesday, saving the team almost $6.5 million on next season's salary cap.Long was due a $3 million roster bonus that would have become guaranteed Wednesday if he remained with the team. The Jets opted instead to cut him after he ...

Pats-Chiefs second-most watched AFC title game in 42 years

Football 01/21/19, 17:30

Sunday night's game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs was the second-most watched and rated AFC championship game in 42 years.The overtime thriller on CBS averaged 53.219 million viewers, just shy of the 54.850 million that viewed Pittsburgh's victory over the New York Jets in 2011. The ...

Gase hires Gregg Williams as Jets’ defensive coordinator

Sports 01/16/19, 15:36

Gregg Williams has been hired as the New York Jets' defensive coordinator, the first major staff addition by Adam Gase since he became coach.The 60-year-old Williams went 5-3 as Cleveland's interim coach this season after Hue Jackson was fired. At his introductory news conference Monday, the offensive-minded Gase said he ...

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