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Adam Gase regrets playing Avery Williamson as long as he played

Avery Williamson tore an anterior cruciate ligament on his 30th defensive snap Thursday night. It was at least one snap too many. Jets coach Adam Gase said Sunday that he regrets leaving in Williamson as long as he did. “We had him at a new position compared to what he played in the past,” Gase [more]

Le’Veon Bell won’t play in the preseason

Le'Veon Bell didn’t play at all last year, and he won’t play at all until the start of the regular season. Via Ralph Vacchiano of SNY.com, Jets coach Adam Gase said Sunday that the veteran running back would not play in the preseason. The Jets signed Bell to a four-year, $52.5 million deal this offseason, [more]

Jets sign Albert McClellan

The Jets lost linebacker Avery Williamson for the season when he tore his ACL on Thursday night and the team is moving to fill some of what Williamson brought to the table. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Jets are signing linebacker Albert McClellan to their 90-man roster. The move has not been [more]

Josh McCown ends retirement, returns to NFL

For the second time this year, a former NFL player is leaving ESPN to return to the NFL. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports (announces) that Josh McCown of ESPN is now Josh McCown of the Eagles. McCown joins Cowboys tight end Jason Witten as football players turned ESPN analysts turned football players. McCown, who plans [more]

Avery Williamson tore his ACL

The Jets lost a defensive starter for the season on Thursday night. Linebacker Avery Williamson went down after colliding with a teammate during the second quarter of the Jets’ game against the Falcons and walked off the field with the assistance of trainers. Any thought that meant Williamson was merely shaken up went up in [more]

Le’Veon Bell may not play in the preseason

He didn’t play at all in 2018. In 2017, he showed up after the preseason ended. This year, in his first season with the Jets, running back Le'Veon Bell may make zero preseason appearances. He hasn’t played yet, with two of four games in the can. Based on Friday’s comments from Jets coach Adam Gase, [more]

Jets will “keep working” on finding the right kicker

Kicker Jason Myers had a strong year for the Jets in 2018 and was selected for the Pro Bowl, but the team watched him sign a four-year deal worth over $15 million with the Seahawks this offseason. Replacing Myers has proven to be a difficult task. Chandler Catanzaro opened the preseason by missing two extra [more]

Sacks, drops mar Matt Ryan’s preseason debut

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan said in late July that the team’s offensive line was a “work in progress” after a series of additions to the group during the offseason. It looked like there’s still work to do as Ryan made his preseason debut against the Jets on Thursday night. Ryan was sacked three times and [more]

Jets sit RT Brandon Shell due to knee injury

The Jets went into Thursday night’s game against the Falcons knowing they would have three starting offensive linemen out of the lineup. A fourth starter was scratched just before the game. The Jets announced that right tackle Brandon Shell is dealing with a knee injury. It’s not known how long Shell will be out, but [more]

Damontae Kazee injures ribs

Falcons safety Damontae Kazee injured his ribs on the Jets’ first drive Thursday. Although the team lists him as questionable to return, he probably won’t considering it’s the second preseason game. Kazee was injured while tackling receiver Robby Anderson on a 5-yard gain to the Atlanta 1-yard line with 11:12 left in the first quarter. [more]

Jets miss another extra point

Jets kicker Chandler Catanzaro missed two extra points in the team’s first preseason game and told the team he’d be retiring the next day. The Jets signed Taylor Bertolet to fill the hole at kicker, but he’s off to a bad start. Bertolet, who was also with the Jets last summer, missed an extra point [more]

Le’Veon Bell not playing Thursday night

Jets running back Le'Veon Bell said this week that he doesn’t “necessarily need” to play in the preseason and the team doesn’t think that he needs to play against the Falcons on Thursday night. The team announced that Bell will sit out for the second straight game. Head coach Adam Gase has not said whether [more]

Effort emerges to create separate union for running backs

The NFL’s current compensation system does not fairly compensate running backs. An effort has been launched to change that. Via Bloomberg.com, a petition has been filed with the National Labor Relations Board to create a separate union for NFL running backs. In a petition dated August 6, the International Brotherhood of Professional Running Backs identifies [more]

Gregg Williams: Jamal Adams could play corner, but we haven’t crossed that bridge

Injuries to Trumaine Johnson and Kyron Brown have made the Jets’ cornerback group a subject of conversation for the team’s players and coaches this week. Safety Jamal Adams volunteered to make the move to cornerback in order to help the team weather the storm, but it isn’t in the cards at the moment. Defensive coordinator [more]

Le’Veon Bell: I don’t necessarily need preseason reps

The Jets did not play running back Le'Veon Bell in their first preseason game and it doesn’t sound like there’s tremendous urgency to play him against the Falcons this Thursday either. Head coach Adam Gase said this week that experiencing the “flow of the game” might be beneficial for Bell ahead of the regular season, [more]

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