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Josh McCown joins ESPN

Josh McCown suggested in his retirement announcement that his future could include broadcasting. Well, that didn’t take long. ESPN announced it has hired the former quarterback as an NFL analyst. McCown, who played his final two years for the Jets, will appear on NFL Live, SportsCenter, Get Up and more. “I was born in East [more]

Josh McCown announces his retirement

Josh McCown said in March that he would take some time to decide if he wanted to continue his NFL career during the 2019 season and he announced that decision on Monday. McCown is retiring as a player after a career that saw him spend time with 10 NFL teams and the Hartford Colonials of [more]

Joe Douglas calls tape of Robby Anderson a “pleasant surprise”

Joe Douglas is still settling into life as the General Manager of the Jets and part of that process includes watching tape of the players who make up the roster. Douglas started that process before his interview with the team. He told Albert Breer of that he watched six of the offense’s games and [more]

Only 25 unsigned draft picks left league-wide

Rookie contracts are easier to negotiate than in the past, so most teams aren’t waiting around to do them. With most of the league finishing up minicamps this week and packing away the gear until training camp, there are only 25 unsigned picks left across the league. The bulk of them are first-rounders, with 10 [more]

Todd McShay removes name from consideration with the Jets

We’ll call it the Mike Mayock effect, and it could help plenty of media personalities and their agents make plenty of money in the coming years. Although the former NFL Network draft expert wasn’t hoping to do anything other than get a job putting into practice the things he had spent 15 years preaching when [more]

Eagles promote Andy Weidl to VP of player personnel

After Joe Douglas left the Eagles to become the Jets’ General Manager, Eagles executive vice president of football operations Howie Roseman said that Douglas was recruiting others from the team to join him with his new team. Andy Weidl was one person Douglas might have targeted, but he’ll be staying put with a new title. [more]

Jets sign Mark Myers, waive John Battle

The Jets have signed cornerback Mark Myers, the team announced Thursday. They waived safety John Battle in a corresponding move. Myers originally signed with the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2018. The Southeastern University product was a four-year starter for the Fire, making 91 tackles, 25 pass breakups and nine interceptions in 33 [more]

Chiefs add Neal Sterling, waive three players

Tight end Neal Sterling didn’t have to wait long to find a new team after being the first player cut loose by new Jets General Manager Joe Douglas. The Jets dropped Sterling on Tuesday, but his brief period of unemployment ended on Thursday. The Chiefs have signed Sterling. The move comes at the end of [more]

Jets WR Shawn Jefferson impressed by “everything” about Sam Darnold

Shawn Jefferson isn’t going to be catching passes from Sam Darnold this season, but the former NFL wideout and current Jets wide receivers coach sounds like he’d love to be a target for the quarterback’s passes. Jefferson spoke to reporters from the Jets’ facility on Thursday and he was asked to give his assessment of [more]

Gregg Williams issues challenge, sort of, to Jamal Adams

Jets safety Jamal Adams quickly has become one of the best in the NFL at his position. But that doesn’t impress defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. “I’ve coached a lot better people than you before,” Williams said to Adams. And Williams didn’t say it only to Adams. Williams announced what he said to Adams during Williams’ [more]

Jets claim Montrel Meander off waivers

Jets General Manager Joe Douglas has made his first addition to the roster. The Jets announced that they have claimed cornerback Montrel Meander off of waivers. There was no need for a corresponding move as tight end Neal Sterling was cut in Douglas’ first transaction in the job he agreed to take last week. Meander [more]

Joe Douglas: Todd McShay is a good friend, but we’re talking to a lot of people

New Jets General Manager Joe Douglas has confirmed talks with Todd McShay of ESPN about adding him to the team’s front office, but in comments today, Douglas suggested that McShay is just one of many people under consideration. Douglas told reporters that he and McShay have been friends since they were freshmen in college and [more]

Jets G.M.: Sam Darnold creates “urgency” like Eagles had with Carson Wentz

You don’t have to have a young quarterback on a cheap rookie contract to win in the NFL. But there’s no doubt that having extra cash at your disposal can help, if you spend it the right way. Joe Douglas saw it work in Philadelphia, with the team built around Carson Wentz. And now that [more]

Joe Douglas: Not too late to improve the 2019 Jets roster

New Jets General Manager Joe Douglas is taking over a roster that was built by Mike Maccagnan, who was fired last month. But Douglas says he won’t wait until next year’s draft and free agency to get to work on shaping the roster to his liking. Douglas said today that he thinks good players will [more]

Jets cut tight end Neal Sterling

New Jets General Manager Joe Douglas has made his first move, and it’s getting rid of a player former G.M. Mike Maccagnan just signed in March. That player is tight end Neal Sterling, who was released by the Jets today. Douglas apparently didn’t think Sterling had any real chance of making the roster and figured [more]

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