Posts Tagged ‘New York Jets’

West Virginia’s Haskins named to Mackey Award Watch List

Friday, July 19th, 2019

West Virginia redshirt junior Jovani Haskins has been named to John Mackey Award Watch List, which recognizes college football's most outstanding tight end each season. Haskins, a Bergenfield, New Jersey native, played in all 12 games for West Virginia last season, catching 16 passes for 148 yards and a touchdown. He is projected to be the starter at tight end for the Mountaineers this upcoming season with the departure of Trevon Wesco, who was selected by the New York Jets in the fourth round of this year's NFL Draft.

Quinnen Williams unsigned with Jets rookies reporting to camp

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Jets rookies are reporting to training camp on Friday, but they may be missing their top pick in this year's draft. Defensive tackle Quinnen Williams was the third overall pick this year, but he and the Jets have not agreed on a contract at this point. Despite that, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the plan was still for Williams to fly into New Jersey on Thursday but the rookie wasn't on the flight.

Free agent CB Rashard Robinson suspended 10 games after missing drug tests

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Free agent cornerback Rashard Robinson has been suspended 10 games for violating the NFL's policy on substances of abuse after missing several tests. A fourth-round draft pick of the San Francisco 49ers in 2016, Robinson was traded to the New York Jets in 2017. Free agent cornerback Rashard Robinson, who spent last season with the New York Jets, has been suspended by the NFL.

NFL notebook: Falcons sign LB Jones to hefty extension

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

The Atlanta Falcons signed linebacker Deion Jones to a four-year extension on Wednesday, putting him under contract through 2023. Jones' agent, Drew Rosenhaus, told multiple media outlets the extension is worth $57 million with $34 million guaranteed for injury. According to The MMQB, the deal includes an $11 million signing bonus, $13.45 million paid in 2019 and $35.5 million over the first three years, with $25.8 million guaranteed in full.

Will the Jets limit Le’Veon Bell’s touches?

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

A quote regarding Bell from another countdown series suggests that maybe Bell won't be used to the extent he was in the past. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News is looking at the most important players on the Jets' roster. The article includes this quote from coach Adam Gase regarding Bell's expected workload: “I've always felt like I have a good feel of when a guy is either fatigued or we're heading in a direction of maybe we're wearing him down.

Jets hire Matt Sheldon as director of football research and strategy

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

The Jets have made an addition to their analytics department and the new arrival has ties to both head coach Adam Gase and General Manager Joe Douglas from previous stops. Rich Cimini of noted that Matt Sheldon is the team's new director of football research and strategy. The team never made a formal announcement of the move, but Sheldon is listed on the team's website with that title.

5 bold predictions for the Jets 2019 season, including Sam Darnold’s first Pro Bowl bid

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

In the last six months, the Jets have finished off their third straight season of double-digit losses, their eighth straight season of missing the playoffs, and they've fired their head coach and general manager. How, exactly, does Darnold get through that minefield?

Here’s where the Jets sit in the latest Madden NFL 20 rankings

Monday, July 15th, 2019

At the moment, the Jets are a 78 overall with an 73 offense and 80 defense, which is good for the sixth-worst team in the game. The Dolphins, an AFC East rival, are the game's worst team at 72 overall, while the Bills are third-worst at 78 overall. The Super Bowl defending-champion Patriots are an overall 87.

What’s the best-case scenario for New York Jets running back Le’Veon Bell with Jets in 2019?

Monday, July 15th, 2019

The "Good Morning Football" crew discusses what's the best-case scenario for New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell with the Jets in 2019.

Jets’ Jamal Adams excited for healthy Marcus Maye: He’s ‘one of the best free safeties’ in the NFL

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye built a strong chemistry when the two were rookies in 2017. Last season injuries prevented the duo from building on that start to their careers. Due to a slew of injuries, including shoulder and thumb issues, Maye was held to only six games played in 2018.