Archive for the ‘New York Jets’ Category

Jets’ Vinny Curry sees similarities to Eagles’ Super Bowl team in what Joe Douglas is building

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

New Jets defensive linemen Sheldon Rankins and Vinny Curry both explain why they're excited to be on the Jets.

Edelman Announces Retirement

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Citing a knee injury that cut his 2020 season short after just six games, Edelman announced Monday that he is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons. AP Photo/Steven Senne, File) BOSTON — For more than a decade Julian Edelman lived the ultimate NFL underdog story, going from undersized college quarterback to a favorite option of Tom Brady on three Patriots’ Super Bowl-winning teams. He says he’ll leave the league after giving everything he had to the sport.

NFL week in review: Sam Darnold trade, plus more

Monday, April 12th, 2021

I’m sure he has no desire to have a draft pick in the top five in the upcoming years. There was a decision that had to be made about the Jets former third overall selection in the 2018 draft; the quandary was about quarterback Sam Darnold’s fifth-year option which was going to be worth $18.8 million, and had to be acknowledged by May 3 of this year. Darnold hasn’t been given the best situation.

New York Jets Flight Connections 4/12/21

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Good morning, GGN! I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. Shout out to Mr. Wells for holding down the fort over the weekend as usual.

Mekhi Becton eyes new number if NFL changes jersey rule

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Jets tackle Mekhi Becton already has a new number picked out if the NFL changes the jersey rule.

New York Jets deal their way into franchise-changing game of ’21’

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Because of the Sam Darnold and Jamal Adams trades, he's sitting on a war chest of draft picks. The Jets have 21 picks in 2021 and 2022; the last time they made that many selections in back-to-back drafts was 1997 and 1998, Bill Parcells' first two years in charge. Those 21 choices include seven in Rounds 1 and 2.

After Trading Darnold, Pressure is on Douglas to Protect His New Quarterback

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Douglas lamented the end of the Sam Darnold era on One Jets Drive. He may not have drafted the supposed franchise quarterback in 2018, but he felt responsible for making sure that Darnold reached his potential in New York. He promised Darnold’s parents that he’d “do everything in his power” to take care of their son with “protection and playmakers.

POD Community Mock: With the 23rd pick, the Jets select…

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

The New York Jets are on the clock again in our Pride of Detroit Community Mock Draft, in which our more frequent commenters make picks in our collective mock. The Jets did the unthinkable with the second overall pick... they did exactly what we expect them to and drafted BYU quarterback Zach Wilson.

5th Round Open Thread Live Draft

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Detroit Lions - Jaylen Waddle, WR Alabama (Kodiakviking) (via trade with the New England Patriots - Fan Since Fran) 16. Arizona Cardinals- Jaycee Horn, CB, South Carolina (Fran Since Fran) 17. Las Vegas Raiders - Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, OLB Notre Dame (MN-Fan-OutWest) 18.

Former Mocs’ All-American Corey Levin Signs With New York Jets

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga All-American Corey Levin signed a free agent contract with the New York Jets this week. Levin was a two-time winner of the Southern Conference Jacobs Blocking Award during his career from 2013-16. Levin graduated with a degree in Health & Human Performance from UTC in December 2016 and was a sixth-round selection (217th overall) by the Tennessee Titans in the 2017 NFL Draft.