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Jets will pick starting quarterback next Monday

The Jets play the Giants in their third preseason game of the summer next Saturday and that will be the final chance for the team’s quarterbacks to make their case for the starting job. Coach Todd Bowles said that he will make his decision next Monday about which player will be in the lineup when [more]

Darron Lee cleared after personal conduct policy investigation

The Jets finally caught a break on something. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Jets linebacker Darron Lee has been cleared after the NFL investigated him for a possible violation of the personal conduct policy. “Following a review, we concluded¬†there was insufficient evidence to support a finding that there was a [more]

Jets tell Josh McCown after game: “Don’t talk”

Dysfunctional organizations tend to be dysfunctional in multiple respects. And, yes, this one is about the New York Jets. After quarterback Josh McCown took fewer reps in the preseason game against the Lions than coach Todd Bowles previously had indicated, a pair of reporters approach McCown. Via Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, [more]

Todd Bowles: Hackenberg didn’t have a chance due to our blocking

Christian Hackenberg got the start at quarterback for the Jets on Saturday night against the Lions and his first drive nearly ended with a turnover as Lions defensive end Cornelius Washington thundered in unblocked to cause a fumble that the Jets recovered It was a pretty good microcosm of Hackenberg’s night. He was sacked once [more]

Christian Hackenberg starts; Jets offense flounders

The Jets gave quarterback Christian Hackenberg a start on Saturday night, but it didn’t result in an offensive explosion. It didn’t result in much of anything offensively, actually. Hackenberg played the entire first half against the Lions and the Jets picked up 43 yards and two first downs before coach Todd Bowles announced at half [more]

Sober for seven months, Austin Seferian-Jenkins has never felt so good

Austin Seferian-Jenkins was arrested for drunk driving once in college at Washington, and again last year while playing for the Buccaneers. That second arrest got him cut, and suspended for the first two games of this season. Now with the Jets, Seferian-Jenkins said he’s had a wakeup call and has been sober for seven months, [more]

Quincy Enunwa will have surgery next week

Jets receiver Quincy Enunwa will undergo neck surgery next week, coach Todd Bowles said Thursday. A second medical opinion confirmed surgery was the best course of action for Enunwa, according to Bob Glauber of Newsday. The Jets already had confirmed that Enunwa would miss the entire season after injuring his neck Aug. 5. The post-surgery [more]

Lucky Whitehead to undergo surgery on foot

Jets receiver Lucky Whitehead probably should consider going by something other than “Lucky” after the training camp he has had. Whitehead will undergo surgery on his broken foot, coach Todd Bowles said Wednesday. Whitehead was injured in Monday’s practice, and a 4-6 week timeline for his return already was expected. But a second opinion determined [more]

Jets sign Kenbrell Thompkins

The Jets’ receiving corps took another hit this week when Lucky Whitehead broke his foot and they made a move to shore up the unit on Wednesday. The team announced that they have signed Kenbrell Thompkins to their 90-man roster. Safety Doug Middleton was waived/injured after tearing his pectoral muscle over the weekend. It is [more]

Bill Belichick avoids saying he once worked for the Jets

Bill Belichick may be a Lord Voldemort-type figure for some in the football world, but it was another name that Belichick avoided saying during his Wednesday press conference. Belichick and the Patriots are practicing with the Texans this week and the Patriots coach was asked about his long relationship with Texans assistant head coach Romeo [more]

Lucky Whitehead expected to miss 4-6 weeks with broken foot

Jets coach Todd Bowles announced on Tuesday that wide receiver Lucky Whitehead will miss some time after breaking his foot and Wednesday brings some word about just how long he’ll be out of action. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Whitehead is expected to miss 4-6 weeks as a result of the injury. He [more]

Jets will give Josh McCown extended playing time this week

Josh McCown will play more than the one series he played in the Jets’ preseason opener, though coach Todd Bowles wouldn’t commit to exactly how much action McCown will see Saturday. McCown led the Jets to their only points against the Titans as he completed 3 of 4 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown [more]

Former NFL CB injures two officers while trying to escape courtroom

Former NFL cornerback Dimitri Patterson was back in a courtroom, and he made it obvious he didn’t want to be there. Patterson bolted from a Miami-Dade courtroom Tuesday after a judge ordered him placed under custody, according to the Miami Herald. Patterson, 34, injured two police officers as he tried to escape. He was detained [more]

Lucky Whitehead broke his foot

Given the way things have gone for Lucky Whitehead over the last few weeks, it’s fair to wonder if the nickname he uses as a first name was meant to be ironic. Whitehead’s name and identifying information were used by a criminal in Virginia, which resulted in a warrant for failing to appear in court [more]

Jets tempering expectations for “rookie” Christian Hackenberg

Christian Hackenberg is taking some reps with the Jets’ first offense, and he may end up their starter. But they’re not ready to declare that yet, and they’re not even sure where Hackenberg is in the process. Via Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, Jets offensive coordinator John Morton seemed to be tempering [more]

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