Archive for the ‘New York Jets’ Category

Jets sign TE Daniel Brown to contract extension

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

The New York Jets have signed tight end Daniel Brown to a one-year contract extension. The move Thursday night gives New York four tight ends under contract, including Ryan Griffin, Chris Herndon and Trevon Wesco. The Jets signed Griffin to a three-year extension worth $10.8 million with $4 million guaranteed in November after he became a favorite target of Sam Darnold.

Jets sign TE Daniel Brown to contract extension

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

The New York Jets have signed tight end Daniel Brown to a one-year contract extension. The move Thursday night gives New York four tight ends under contract, including Ryan Griffin, Chris Herndon and Trevon Wesco. The Jets signed Griffin to a three-year extension worth $10.8 million with $4 million guaranteed in November after he became a favorite target of Sam Darnold.

Jets hire Leigh Torrence to help with secondary

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The Jets added to their coaching staff, hiring a former NFL defensive back. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, the Jets have hired Leigh Torrence as their assistant defensive backs coach. Torrence's coaching career began with the Saints as an intern, and he has been a defensive assistant since 2017.

Drew Bledsoe reflects on losing job to Tom Brady in 2001: ‘A tough pill to swallow’

Monday, February 10th, 2020

In Week 2 of the 2001 NFL season, New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe gets injured on a hit by New York Jets linebacker Mo Lewis, sixth-round draft pick Tom Brady takes over, and the rest is history. As a proven veteran with New England for eight seasons, it took Bledsoe a while to adjust to watching his team from the sideline with a young QB at the helm. On his E:60 special that aired Sunday night, Bledsoe opened up about how it felt to lose his job to Brady.

Browns name former 49ers assistant Joe Woods as defensive coordinator

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Joe Woods on Friday officially left the 49ers coaching staff to accept the position of defensive coordinator with the Cleveland Browns. The Browns announced the hiring of Woods, who served on Kyle Shanahan's staff last season as defensive backs coach/passing game coordinator. Woods signed a one-year contract with the 49ers last year to replace Jeff Hafley, who became co-defensive coordinator at Ohio State.

2.7.20 Rick Horrow sits down with NFL Hall of Hamer Curtis Martin

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Edited by Tanner Simkins In the latest edition of Rick Horrow's Sports Business Podcast, Rick Horrow sits down with former New York Jets running back and NFL Hall of Famer Curtis Martin. Super Bowl LIV is in the record books, but celebrations in Miami continue. On Monday night, HSBC and Rick Horrow present SportBusiness 50: Lessons And Leadership From Legends Of The Game.

7 free agents the Jets should target, including WR Amari Cooper

Friday, February 7th, 2020

But don't expect the Jets to go crazy, not after spending $52.5 million on Le'Veon Bell and $85 million on C.J. Mosley last offseason, and another $72.5 million on Trumaine Johnson the year before. Many expect Douglas to be more restrained, at least for the most part. Still, there are a few really enticing players for a team that needs a lot of help.

Le’Veon Bell squashes rumors of rift with Adam Gase: ‘We’re fine. We good’

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell has no problem with his head coach. Bell met with Adam Gase following the season, and the two are on good terms. The issue started last offseason, when it was revealed Gase reportedly didn't want to sign Bell to a four-year, $52.5 million deal.

Jim Covert, Winston Hill make it to the Hall of Fame

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is announcing the members of their special Centennial Class on Wednesday morning and a couple of offensive linemen were among the first names announced. Former Bears tackle Jim Covert and former Jets tackle Winston Hill have been elected to the Hall. Both Seniors candidates were first-time finalists as part of this process.

Which Super Bowl match-up will score the NFL’s biggest audience?

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

The race to Super Bowl LIIV is down to four teams. Each has a unique appeal and a loyal NFL fan base, that will contribute to just how many people watch the game on TV on Feb. 2 The Super Bowl is perennially the highest-rated program on TV every year. This year it comes down to the Chiefs, 49ers, Titans and Packers.