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Jets LB Dylan Donahue heads to treatment facility after two DUIs

Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue has taken steps to get himself some help, after making the wrong kind of headlines this offseason. Donahue, who has two DUI arrests this offseason — including one driving the wrong way down the Lincoln Tunnel — has checked himself into a treatment facility, according to Rich Cimini of “Dylan [more]

Leadership attracted Cousins to Minnesota

New Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins hasn’t listed all of the factors that resulted in the former Washington quarterback choosing the Vikings. Some of the key factors have emerged, however, as Cousins and others have discussed the situation. Obviously, money played a big part in the process (that goes without saying). Playing home games indoors was, [more]

Jets sign Brandon Copeland, visit with WR Charles Johnson

The Jets were busy in the first wave of free agency, made a big trade over the weekend and they continued making moves on Monday to kick off this week. The team re-signed defensive lineman Xavier Cooper on Monday afternoon and also added a player to their linebacking corps. The Jets announced that they have [more]

Safety James Ihedigbo announces retirement

Veteran safety James Ihedigbo announced his retirement from in an instagram post on Monday night after 10 seasons in the NFL. Ihedigbo played for five teams in his career and won a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens in 2012. He did not play for any team last season as a suspension for performance-enhancing drugs [more]

The veteran running back market still is still sputtering, for the most part

Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell will make more than $14.5 million this year under the franchise tag. 49ers running back Jerick McKinnon, the biggest winner in the free-agency class at the position, will average $7.5 million per year over four years, nearly half of Bell’s one-year amount. Nearly a week into the free-agency process, here’s [more]

Report: Dylan Donahue also faces DUI charge in Montana

Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue‘s arrest for DWI last month after crashing into a bus while going the wrong way in the Lincoln Tunnel wasn’t his first. Donahue also faces a drunken-driving charge in his home state of Montana, Rich Cimini of ESPN reports. The wreck last May 9 in Billings came nine days after the [more]

A look inside Teddy Bridgewater’s deal

The one-year contract signed by Jets quarterback Teddy Bridgewater includes only $500,000 in guaranteed money. Which essentially gives the Jets an option to evaluate Bridgewater until shortly before the start of the regular season, at a cost of the signing bonus plus another $500,000 workout bonus. Even if the Jets keep Bridgewater past Week One, [more]

Jets bring back lineman Xavier Cooper

The Jets made a big defensive line signing. Or at least a signing of a big defensive lineman. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets have brought Xavier Cooper back on a one-year deal. The Jets picked Cooper up midseason, and he played in eight games. Originally a third-round pick [more]

Report: Browns still in mix for Terrelle Pryor

The Browns remain in play for Terrelle Pryor, even though the receiver is visiting other teams, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Pryor visited the Seahawks on Sunday and part of today before leaving for the Jets. Russell Wilson is putting the hard sell on Pryor, according to Cabot. The Browns have [more]

Teddy Bridgewater gets only $500,000 guaranteed

With five under contract and maybe one on the way via the third pick in the draft, one or more Jets quarterbacks will be an odd man out before Week One. And one of them could be Teddy Bridgewater. Via Ralph Vacchiano of SNY, Bridgewater’s one-year deal includes only $500,000 guaranteed, via his signing bonus. [more]

Sam Darnold will throw at Pro Day, even if it rains

When quarterback prospects like USC’s Sam Darnold decline to throw at the Scouting Combine, it’s because they think they can put on a better performance under conditions they have more control over at their Pro Day workouts. But in the case of Darnold, the conditions might not be ideal: USC’s Pro Day is Wednesday, and [more]

Report: Jets made big push for Jerick McKinnon

Jets offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates and run game coordinator Rick Dennison spent a lot of time coaching Mike Shanahan-led staffs, so it stands to reason that they might be looking for some of the same things on offense that Kyle Shanahan is looking for with the 49ers. That was reportedly the case with one player [more]

Bills, Jets take very different approaches to drafting a potential franchise quarterback

The Bills aren’t ready to move up in the draft because they haven’t finished their quarterback evaluation. The Jets opted not to wait — if they indeed moved to No. 3 to get their first top-five quarterback since Rex Ryan landed the guy he dubbed the Sanchize. Assuming for now that the Jets flip-flopped with [more]

Terrelle Pryor heading to visit the Jets

The Jets have made their bold move up in the draft, and have signed quarterbacks, plural. Now they’re thinking about weapons to go with them. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the former Browns wideout is visiting the Jets after wrapping up his trip to Seattle. Pryor struggled with injuries last [more]

Jets gave up far more than the last team to move up to No. 3

The Jets paid a huge quarterback premium to move up to the third overall pick in the draft. To get pick No. 3, the Jets gave up pick No. 6, pick No. 37, pick No. 49 and a second-round pick next year. The last time a team moved up to the third overall pick was [more]

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