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Jets huddling with all of the draft’s top quarterbacks

A rookie quarterback appears likely to join the Jets’ quarterback depth chart. The Jets have either already had private sessions with, or plan sessions this week with, the draft’s top four quarterback prospects: Florida State’s Jameis Winston, Oregon’s Marcus Mariota, Baylor’s Bryce Petty and UCLA’s Brett Hundley. They’re showing a lot of interest in a…

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Jets among teams checking out Brett Hundley

The Jets haven’t been shy about their desire to add another quarterback to a depth chart that currently includes Geno Smith, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Matt Simms and they’ve spent some time with Marcus Mariota recently. There’s a pretty good chance that Mariota won’t be around when the sixth pick rolls around, though, and the Jets…

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Report: Marcus Gilchrist to be limited during Jets offseason work

Earlier this week, Jets safety Calvin Pryor said he’s excited about moving back to his preferred strong safety role during the 2015 season now that the team has signed Marcus Gilchrist to handle the other spot. It may be a while before the two men can do much work together on the field, however. Dom…

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Geno Smith worked with Tom House this offseason

The Jets started their offseason workout program Monday, but quarterback Geno Smith has been doing some work on his own already this offseason. Smith said Monday that he spent time with former MLB pitcher and quarterback guru Tom House earlier this offseason. House has worked with several NFL quarterbacks over the years, including Tom Brady…

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Geno Smith can earn a little money, while holding onto job

Geno Smith shouldn’t need any external motivation this offseason, as his future as the Jets starting quarterback is on the line. But there’s still a little cash in it for him. Via Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, Smith can make around a third of his money this year by showing up for offseason workings. Smith has $276,328…

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Jets want to add another quarterback to their roster

The Jets traded for Ryan Fitzpatrick last month, adding him to a quarterback depth chart that already featured Geno Smith and Matt Simms. Fitzpatrick is still rehabbing the broken leg that ended his 2014 season, which will likely keep him limited until training camp. If things work out the way the Jets hope, there will…

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Jets hosting Amari Cooper on Thursday

The Jets traded a fifth-round pick to the Bears for Brandon Marshall last month, giving them a needed weapon at wide receiver heading into next season. They may not be done making additions at the position using 2015 draft picks. According to multiple reports, Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper will be paying a visit to the team…

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Report: Jets, Falcons, Ravens among teams interested in Matt Schaub

Quarterback Matt Schaub has been out of work since being released by the Raiders and may find work with one of the teams he played with before heading to Oakland. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Falcons are among the teams interested in signing the veteran signal caller. Atlanta drafted Schaub in the third…

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Ryan Fitzpatrick won’t be ready to compete until training camp

Yes, the Jets are going to have a quarterback competition. But Geno Smith’s going to have a little bit of a head start. While Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan said that Ryan Fitzpatrick would have a shot at the starting job, he’s not going to be ready to participate until training camp because of last year’s…

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Mike Maccaganan: Jets will have “competitive environment” at quarterback

Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan spoke with reporters on a conference call Thursday and that meant a round of questions about the team’s quarterbacks that have become a staple of the team’s recent offseasons. The Jets traded for Ryan Fitzpatrick to go with Geno Smith and Maccagnan isn’t naming any starters at this point in…

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Report: Jets worked out Josh Freeman

The Jets traded for Ryan Fitzpatrick to compete with Geno Smith, but they may not be done adding quarterbacks. Josh Freeman has worked out for the Jets as well, according to Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report. As a 2009 first-round pick of the Buccaneers who had a breakout season in 2010, Freeman once looked like…

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Texans’ two-year deal with Brian Hoyer is finally final

The schools and the real estate must have checked out OK. According to Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans’ anticipated contract for quarterback Brian Hoyer is now final, with Hoyer getting a two-year, $10.5 million deal. Hoyer tried to pump the brakes on the deal before it was done, saying he wanted to visit…

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Texans trade Ryan Fitzpatrick to Jets for conditional draft pick

Geno Smith has some company in the Jets’ quarterback room: Ryan Fitzpatrick. The Texans have traded Fitzpatrick to the Jets for a late-round conditional draft pick, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. There’s no immediate word on the conditions for the pick, but presumably it will be a 2016 pick, determined by how much Fitzpatrick plays…

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The Ryan Fitzpatrick-to-the-Jets move could be a trade

When the seemingly inevitable Brian Hoyer signing comes through for the Texans, they’re going to have too many quarterbacks again. And it appears they have a plan to get something for one of the spares. According to Albert Breer and Kim Jones of the NFL Network, once Hoyer signs with the Texans they’re expected to…

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Hoyer, Jets still talking

At a time when in some circles it’s believed to be a done deal that quarterback Brian Hoyer will enter a competition in Houston with Ryan Mallett, there’s still a chance Hoyer will land with the Jets. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Jets and Hoyer’s agent, Joe Linta, talked twice on…

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