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Joe Flacco visits neck surgeon, on track to return in mid-September

Jets backup quarterback Joe Flacco still is expected to miss the first game or two, assuming, of course, the season starts on time. But Flacco received an encouraging update from Dr. Alexander Vaccaro during a checkup Friday in Philadelphia, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. Flacco will have a final checkup in early September when [more]

Report: Josh Doctson will use his opt-out year to do work in Africa

Jets receiver Josh Doctson hasn’t publicly explained why he decided to opt out of the 2020 NFL season, but privately, he has reportedly told the Jets that he wants to do humanitarian work in Africa. Doctson told the Jets that he feels called to help underprivileged people in Africa, according to the New York Daily [more]

Opt-out deadline passes, with 67 NFL players taking option

The deadline for players to opt out for 2020 passed at 4 p.m. ET Thursday. A total of 67 players took the option to sit out the season. (Offensive lineman Larry Warford is not on the list since he is a free agent.) The 67 players will see their contracts toll, whether the opt out [more]

Josh Doctson opts out of playing

The deadline for players to opt out of playing the 2020 season passed at 4 p.m. ET and the NFL’s daily transaction wire brings word of a late addition to the list of players who made that decision. Jets wide receiver Josh Doctson has opted out of playing. Doctson signed a one-year, $825,000 contract with [more]

Avery Williamson knows he’ll be ready for season after torn ACL

Jets linebacker Avery Williamson probably didn’t have a negative reaction to the news that the NFL wouldn’t have any preseason games this summer. Williamson didn’t make it out of the preseason last year. He tore his ACL when he collided with a teammate while playing with the team’s second unit in their second preseason game. [more]

Adam Gase on defensive losses: Gregg Williams does a great job adapting

In defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, the Jets trust. That was the message from head coach Adam Gase during a Wednesday video conference when the subject of the team’s defensive losses came up for discussion. Safety Jamal Adams was traded to the Seahawks and linebacker C.J. Mosley opted out of playing this season, so the Jets [more]

C.J. Mosley: Opt out gives me time to get better, mentally and physically

After signing a lucrative contract with the Jets last year, linebacker C.J. Mosley suffered a season-ending injury after playing just two games. This year, Mosley won’t play at all after deciding to opt out of the season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But next year, Mosley plans to come back better. Mosley said it was [more]

New XFL owners “love” having eight teams, and eventually having more than eight

The re-resurrected XFL will move forward under the management of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, his ex-wife and current business manager Dany Garcia, and RedBird Capital. Garcia spoke to Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com regarding the vision for XFL 3.0, if/when the bankruptcy court approves the transaction. For starters, Garcia suggested that the XFL will have eight [more]

Bills agree to terms with Brian Winters

Bills General Manager Brandon Beane said on Sunday that it will be difficult for the team to find someone to replace right guard Jon Feliciano‘s energy in the wake of Feliciano’s torn pectoral muscle. The team has several potential fill-ins on the roster and they are set to add another. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media [more]

Jets release Quincy Enunwa, three others

Wide receiver Quincy Enunwa was ruled out for the 2020 season when the Jets placed him on the reserve/physically unable to perform list in May and his time with the team came to an end on Monday. The Jets announced that Enunwa has been released. Enunwa missed 15 games last season and the entire 2017 [more]

Jets release Brian Winters

The Jets have released right guard Brian Winters, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The move frees up $7.2 million in salary cap space and hands the starting job to Greg Van Roten. Winters, 29, becomes a free agent. He played only nine games last season before landing on injured reserve after aggravating a dislocated shoulder [more]

Bradley McDougald: I can’t be Jamal Adams, I’m coming to be the best me

Bradley McDougald joined a pair of first-round picks and a third-round pick as the trade compensation that the Jets received from the Seahawks in exchange for Jamal Adams and he’s expected to slot into the safety spot vacated by Adams on the Jets Defense. While McDougald may be playing the same position that Adams used [more]

C.J. Mosley opts out for 2020

Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley, their premier defensive free-agent acquisition of 2019, has decided not to play in 2020. Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports that Mosley has opted out of the season.¬†Mosley made his decision due to “family health concerns,” according to Cimini. Mosley signed a five-year, $85 million contract with the Jets. He appeared in [more]

Report: Jets have no interest in Jadeveon Clowney

After he was traded from the Seahawks to the Jets, Bradley McDougald said he’d love to see the Jets sign his Seattle teammate Jadeveon Clowney, and said Clowney told him he loves the idea. But the Jets apparently don’t love the idea: The Jets have no interest in Clowney, according to Rich Cimini of ESPN. [more]

Jets put Joe Flacco, Avery Williamson on PUP list

Quarterback Joe Flacco had neck surgery before signing with the Jets this offseason and he said he wasn’t sure when he’d be ready to get on the field this year. He’s not ready to get on the field right now. The Jets announced that Flacco was placed on the physically unable to perform list on [more]

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