Posts Tagged ‘New York Jets’

Jets’ Wilson: Starting QB job ‘has to be earned’

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer Close Longtime Jets beat writer for New York Daily News Syracuse University graduate Follow on Twitter FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - New York Jets rookie quarterback Zach Wilson appears to have a clear path to the starting job, but he doesn't expect to be handed a freebie. "In this position, the coaches want to play the best player. That position has to be earned," the second overall pick said Saturday on the second day of rookie minicamp.

Zach Wilson’s path to the New York Jets: Inside the NFL’s worst-kept secret

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

The fascination started last October. New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas received word from one of his scouts that there was a college junior out west he needed to watch. The 2021 NFL draft was six months away, but this was his typical starting point for in-depth tape study on potential prospects.

Jets cut 6 including WR Doctson, sign 6 of 10 draft picks

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Doctson, a first-round draft pick of Washington in 2016, signed with the Jets last offseason but never played in a game after opting out for the season because of the coronavirus pandemic. Koloamatangi was also an opt out last season for family health concerns. With McLaughlin released, the Jets will have incumbent Sam Ficken and undrafted free agent Chris Naggar from SMU competing for the kicking job.

Steelers add former Jets safety Arthur Maulet on 1-year contract

Friday, May 7th, 2021

May 7—In a move designed to add veteran depth to the position room, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed safety Arthur Maulet to a one-year contract Friday afternoon. Maulet, 27, spent the past two seasons with the New York Jets. He started 11 games and appeared in 23 over those two seasons. The Steelers also waived safety John Battle and cornerback Trevor Williams, giving them 90 players on the ...

NY Jets: QB Zach Wilson takes practice field for first time at rookie minicamp

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Friday provided the first chance for the New York Jets to show off their new quarterback. And while we won’t see much from No. overall pick Zach Wilson this weekend, it’s a start.

Jets cut 6 including WR Doctson, sign 4 of 10 draft picks

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Doctson, a first-round draft pick of Washington in 2016, signed with the Jets last offseason but never played in a game after opting out for the season because of the coronavirus pandemic. Koloamatangi was also an opt out last season for family health concerns. With McLaughlin released, the Jets will have incumbent Sam Ficken and undrafted free agent Chris Naggar from SMU competing for the kicking job.

AFC East draft review: Grading the hits and risks for Bills’ rivals

Friday, May 7th, 2021

The Buffalo Bills’ AFC East rivals loaded up on prime picks in the 2021 NFL draft. Miami took four players in the top 42 and five in the top 81. The New York Jets took three in the top 34, although they didn’t pick again in the top 100.

Zach Wilson’s mom says Jets QB is a savage: ‘Don’t let this Utah boy fool you’

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

New York Jets rookie Zach Wilson, and his mom, Lisa, made headlines at the 2021 NFL Draft last week. Twitter erupted after cameras panned over to Wilson’s family, which led to the quarterback addressing the attention received during an appearance on WFAN Sports Radio the following day. "Yeah, it’s not my favorite for sure.

New York Jets 2022 Super Bowl 56 odds

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Below, we look at the New York Jets 2022 Super Bowl 56 odds, with NFL futures picks and predictions. The Jets used their No. pick (2nd overall) to select BYU QB Zach Wilson in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Eagles submit unsuccessful waiver claim on former 49ers wide receiver

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The Philadelphia Eagles submitted a waiver claim on recently released San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Matt Cole, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. The Birds didn’t get him, though, because the New York Jets’ claim took precedence. The waiver wire order mirrors the 2021 NFL Draft order and the Jets are second while the Eagles are sixth.