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Report: Jets “determined” to trade down

The Jets have the third overall pick and expect to have one of the top defensive players on the board. That doesn’t mean, though, they will stay put. According to Ralph Vacchiano of SNY, the Jets seem “determined” to trade down. While Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan has said several times he’s “open” to the [more]

Saquon Barkley: If Rookie of the Year doesn’t make me the right pick, what will?

Giants running back Saquon Barkley knows that some people think the Giants should have chosen quarterback Sam Darnold over him in last year’s draft. But he doesn’t know what he can do to change those people’s minds. “If a Rookie of the Year doesn’t sway that mindset, I don’t know what will,” Barkley said, via [more]

Steelers will face Le’Veon Bell’s new team in Week 16

The Steelers haven’t seen running back Le'Veon Bell in game action since their playoff loss to the Jaguars after the 2017 season and they’ll have to wait until at least Week 16 of the 2019 season to get a live look at the former member of the team. Wednesday night’s release of the entire 2019 [more]

Browns get four prime-time games

The aren’t your father’s Browns. Or your grandfather’s Browns. Or your great-grandfather’s Browns. Cleveland enters the 2019 season with a ton of hype — and with a minimum of four prime-time games. The official schedule has the Browns playing under the lights in Week Two at the Jets (Monday night), in Week Three against the [more]

Monday Night Football slate kicks off with Texans and Saints

A pair of 2018 playoff teams will square off in the first Monday night game of the 2019 season. The NFL’s schedule was released on Wednesday night and it shows that the Texans will be in New Orleans to face the Saints on Monday Night Football in Week One. In addition to that game, the [more]

Report: Jets to open against Bills, host Browns on MNF in Week Two

It appears Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham was off by a week when he told Jets safety Jamal Adams that he’d be seeing him in the season opener. Beckham told Adams he’d see him in Week One, but Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the two teams will actually be playing [more]

Ed Oliver visiting Jets

The Jets have made it clear they’re willing to trade out of the third spot in next week’s draft. The guy they’re meeting with today might not be available if they move too far down. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Jets are hosting Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver on an official visit. [more]

Malik Jackson unhappy with “lame” Le’Veon Bell social media post

The NFL’s latest social media war of words is between Eagles defensive lineman Malik Jackson and Jets running back Le'Veon Bell. Bell posted a video on social media showing a play from last year’s playoff game when Bell’s Steelers took on Jackson’s Jaguars. On the play Bell showed, he juked out Jackson, leaving Jackson sprawled [more]

Report: Kevin Gilbride expected to coach XFL’s New York franchise

A familiar name to New York Giants fans will be returning to coach New York football. Jay Glazer of FOX is “hearing” that former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride will coach the XFL’s New York team. Like the Giants (and the Jets) the New York XFL franchise will play at MetLife Stadium. This report meshes [more]

DeAndre Thompkins works out for Patriots, Giants, others

Penn State receiver DeAndre Thompkins ran a 4.33 on his Pro Day, with several teams showing interest since. Thompkins has workouts with the Packers, Jets, Giants, Bills, Ravens, Patriots and Lions, Bo Marchionte of reports. Thompkins also has taken visits. He caught 25 passes for 329 yards and two touchdowns and returned 18 punts [more]

Josh Allen, Noah Fant met with Jets

There’s been talk about the Jets potentially moving down from the No. 3 spot in the draft and they spent some time on Friday with a player who could be a possible addition if they do wind up making a deal. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Jets met with former Iowa tight [more]

Anthony Barr said he had to “follow the heart” back to Minnesota

When the agent for Vikings free agent linebacker Anthony Barr got on the phone to tell his client about a five-year, $75 million deal with the Jets, it was supposed to be a celebration. But Barr didn’t see it that way, with immediate hesitation that led him to back out on the deal a day [more]

Bilal Powell’s time appears up with the Jets

Bilal Powell remains a free agent, and the chances of him returning to the Jets decreased with the team’s signing of Ty Montgomery. Montgomery will backup Le'Veon Bell, likely leaving Powell seeking a new team, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports. Powell was the last player left from the Mike Tannenbaum era. Tannenbaum [more]

Sam Darnold can’t even remember a time when the Patriots weren’t the best

Jets quarterback Sam Darnold is 21 years old — 20 years younger than Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. And Darnold can’t even remember a time when Brady and the Patriots weren’t on top of the football world. Darnold told Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News that he’s not going to be giving any Joe [more]

Leonard Williams: Gregg Williams’ energy brings out best in players

There was some talk early in the offseason about the possibility that the Jets would trade defensive lineman Leonard Williams, but it was put to rest before the start of free agency. That means he’s on track for a fifth year on the Jets defensive line and a first year playing under defensive coordinator Gregg [more]

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