JETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jets' Christian Hackenberg up and down in NFL debut

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Christian Hackenberg jogged onto the field at MetLife Stadium to cheers from New York Jets fans who had been waiting all summer to see the rookie quarterback play. He gave them a lot more to be excited about just a few minutes later. The second-round draft pick from Penn State threw a touchdown pass on his first drive in an up-and-down NFL debut in...
Via Associated Press
7 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from the New York Jets loss to the Giants

Despite being on the losing end of a 21-20 final in the Snoopy Bowl, New York Jets fans should be thrilled with what they saw Saturday night. The Jets, particularly the defense, dominated the Giants in the first half where both teams played most of their starters. The speed and depth of the Jets starting defense was on full display in the first half. Muhammad Wilkerson looked as...
Via isportsweb.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Christian Hackenberg’s first Jets game: A little bit of everything

One of the big mysteries of the Jets’ entire preseason — would Christian Hackenberg play in a game? — finally was solved Saturday night. Boy, was it. The notion that the Jets were hiding their second-round pick because Hackenberg was so raw was shot down almost soon as the Penn State product entered early in...
Via New York Post
11 hours ago

Matt Forte’s first game as a Jet anything but easy

The Jets didn’t waste any time taking their new (old) toy for a long spin Saturday night. Forced by Matt Forte’s balky hamstring to wait until the third preseason game to see what he could do, Gang Green rode the ex-Bears running back early and hard in their 21-20 loss to the Giants at MetLife...
Via New York Post
13 hours ago

WATCH: New York Jets QB Christian Hackenburg Throws Nice Touchdown Pass On First NFL Drive

The football loving free world assumed the New York Jets took Christian Hackenberg in the second round of the draft to eventually groom him to be the man. But then word made it to the press after he didn't play in the Jets first two preseason games that his throwing motion was terrible and needed some serious work. They must have done some great work the last couple of weeks because he...
Via FatManWriting
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Marshall out, Giants' Cruz expected to play

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall will sit out the team's preseason game against the Giants, who will have Victor Cruz playing for the first time since 2014. There was no immediate reason given for Marshall not playing Saturday night and there was no known injury. Marshall was sitting on the Jets' bench in sweats and a long-sleeve T-shirt...
Via Associated Press
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rich Cimini previews Jets vs. Giants

Jets reporter Rich Cimini discusses the role Ryan Fitzpatrick has played over the preseason with the Jets, and preview's Saturday's Jets-Giants matchup and Gang Green's September slate.
Via YES Network
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jordan Ranaan previews Giants vs. Jets

Giants reporter Jordan Raanan joins Michael Kay to discuss the progress of Victor Cruz, the Giants-Jets preseason matchup, and the offense heading into Week 1.
Via YES Network
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

PrimeSport Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Giants Edition

Welcome back to another edition of the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, brought to you by PrimeSport, the official travel and hospitality partner of the New York Jets. Click the link for more info on the Jets official pregame tailgate party and for away game packages!  1. Last season, this was a good “get well” game for the Jets heading into the regular season, as the offense finally...
Via Turn On The Jets
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Which New York Jets player has made the biggest jump this preseason?

In a league of countless unsung heroes, the New York Jets have one of the most unsung players on their roster. Following a standout rookie year, defensive tackle Leonard Williams has been dominating opponents this preseason. Through the first two preseason games, the sixth overall pick in the 2015 draft has started to make a name for himself on the defensive front by leading his...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jets show support for US troops in Afghanistan in unique way

The 10th Mountain Division of the United States Army engaged in a game of flag football Friday morning, courtesy of the New York Jets. As passed along by Rich Cimini of ESPN, the Jets supplied official jerseys, footballs, kicking tees, whistles and coaching clipboards for the 11-on-11 contest. One team wore “Resolute” on the back of its green jersey, while the other wore “Support”...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jets will try to make Eric Decker a deep threat

The Jets will try to add a new dimension to Eric Decker’s game this season. Decker has been a reliable intermediate-route receiver, but Jets receivers coach Karl Dorrell thinks Decker can go deep and make the highlight reel in 2016. “Eric will surprise a lot of people,” Dorrell told NJ.com via NFL.com. Decker, who ran a modest 4.54 in the 40-yard dash at the 2010 NFL Scouting...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall’s first impression of Fitzpatrick: ‘He was terrible’

To say that the relationship between Brandon Marshall and Ryan Fitzpatrick as New York Jets teammates got off to an inauspicious start would be an understatement. “He was terrible,” Marshall said of first working with Fitzpatrick, via NJ.com. “He really was.” Marshall arrived at his unflattering initial opinion of Fitzpatrick during offseason OTAs and minicamps in 2015...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Giacomini still has back issue, status uncertain

FLORHAM PARK. N.J. (AP) New York Jets right tackle Breno Giacomini is still dealing with a lower-back injury that could keep him out of the team's regular-season opener - and perhaps longer. Giacomini, entering his third season with the Jets, was injured during minicamp in June and has not practiced during training camp. Coach Todd Bowles says Thursday that he has ''no idea''...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Victor Cruz to see game action for first time in two years

It’s been nearly two years since New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tore his patellar tendon in a Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Since then, everything that could go wrong has gone wrong for the former Pro Bowler. After working his way back from the leg injury, over-compensation led to further problems for Cruz in 2015. A series of calf injuries shut him down...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Bubble Watch – The Case For…Jalin Marshall

For the remainder of the preseason, all of us here at TOJ will be examining the players on the roster bubble and making a case for them to be on the team. Joe Malfa gets the ball rolling with a look at  Jalin Marshall… Wide receiver is annually one of the toughest areas to make cuts for GMs across the NFL. Every team has three, maybe four locks at the position, but there...
Via Turn On The Jets
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Cromartie explains situation with mother of first child

A representative for Antonio Cromartie shared some background regarding the situation between the NFL cornerback and the mother of his first child which helps explain the circumstances surrounding their case. On Tuesday we shared a report from TMZ Sports which said Cromartie used the money from his new contract with the Indianapolis Colts to pay back some owed child support, which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jets rookie LB Darron Lee talks about his first camp

SNY's Jeane Coakley chats with New York Jets rookie linebacker Darron Lee about his two interceptions during Monday's practice and what he has learned over the first two preseason games.
Via SNY
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Todd Bowles dodges Jets backup quarterback debate

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles and backup QB Bryce Petty discuss the continued talk surrounding the backup quarterback competition.
Via SNY
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd Bowles won't name backup QB for Jets

Geno Smith won’t be starting for the New York Jets in Saturday’s all important third preseason game against the New York Giants. In fact, due to an extended training camp battle with Bryce Petty, Smith isn’t even guaranteed to be the second man on the depth chart. Jets coach Todd Bowles was evasive on his QB depth chart. Declined to say who will be the No. 2 vs the Giants...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd Bowles tight-lipped as to why Christian Hackenberg getting no game time for Jets

It does not sound as if things are going terribly well for Christian Hackenberg in New York. Jets coach Todd Bowles has benched the rookie for the team’s first two preseason games, and he isn’t saying why. “Coach’s decision,” Bowles said when asked, via Darryl Slater of NJ.com. It was an adage he repeated with each further question, though he emphasized that Hackenberg...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Petty pushing Geno Smith for Jets’ No. 2 QB job

After holding out hope that he might be the New York Jets’ starting quarterback this year, Geno Smith is now being challenged by Bryce Petty for the No. 2 job. During Ryan Fitzpatrick’s contract dispute with the Jets, Smith headlined a small group of people (that included Jets legend Joe Namath) which hoped the Harvard grad would not start behind center this season. Obviously...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick suffers knee injury on kneel-down… in Madden NFL 17

EA Sports’ Madden NFL 17 is set for an August 23 release, but some people have already been able to play the game thanks to review copies, and thanks to the game being available early for a limited time on XBOX One for people that have an EA Access subscription, as Gamespot explains: The full game is playable now on Microsoft’s system through EA Access. You need a subscription...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Three Things to Watch in Second NFL Preseason Game

Todd Bowles and the New York Jets are heading into the 2016 NFL season with high expectations. They believe that they are capable of competing for a playoff spot in the AFC. It won’t be easy, but they have rebuilt their roster the right way. Last week, the Jets were able to knock off the Jacksonville Jaguars by a final score of 17-13. Obviously, it wasn’t a pretty game, but preseason...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Best New York Jets Games of All-Time

It’s been five seasons since the Jets have made a playoff appearance, but older New York fans know this kind of drought hasn’t always been the norm. The Jets have as proud a history as any franchise, and (for better or worse) are one of the most exciting and fun teams to watch every season. Regularly undervalued by bookies, they are also one of the most fun teams to wager on...
Via Turn On The Jets
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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