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Josh McCown: Sam Darnold gets better every day

When a team is holding a competition for a job, one doesn’t really expect to hear one of the competitors extolling how quickly a younger player is coming along. Jets quarterback Josh McCown has been seen as an ideal mentor for a younger player for several seasons, however, and one of the reasons why is [more]

Reports: Kellen Winslow II arrested on burglary charges

Former Pro Bowl tight end Kellen Winslow II was arrested in Encinitas, Calif. on Thursday following a call to police regarding a residential burglary, according to KUSI News. Police were called Thursday afternoon regarding a possible burglary as a neighbor in a mobile home park saw a black male he didn’t recognize enter a home. [more]

Three players and one owner push for bail reform in New York

Those who have a problem with players peacefully protesting during the national anthem in order to bring attention to societal deficiencies routinely question the legitimacy of the protests by asking, “Yeah, but what do they do in the offseason?” Here’s one thing they do. They lobby their legislatures for reform. In a letter addressed to [more]

New Jersey betting law may stick it to certain sports owners

The state that helped open the floodgates for sports gambling by taking on the sports leagues will be adding a tweak to its sports betting law that could force some sports team owners to make a tough decision. As explained by the Associated Press, casinos or executives that own 10 percent or more of professional [more]

State constitutions could force the NFL to allow protests in some stadiums

The U.S. Constitution’s right to free speech, as codified in the First Amendment, protects American citizens against governmental limits on expression. It doesn’t affect the ability of private entities to control what employees say or do. But that’s not the end of a constitutional analysis that could force the NFL to respect the rights of [more]

Jets make it official with J.J. Wilcox

There won’t be any third thoughts for safety J.J. Wilcox when it comes to picking a team for the 2018 season. The Jets officially announced Wilcox’s signing on Wednesday afternoon. Their plan to sign him first surfaced on Tuesday while Wilcox was at the 49ers facility with the expectation that he would be signing with [more]

Jets S Rontez Miles to miss 3-4 months after meniscus surgery

The Jets made a late push to sign veteran safety J.J. Wilcox when it appeared he’d be joining the 49ers on Tuesday and the reason for their interest may be linked to an injury to one of their current players. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that reserve safety Rontez Miles had surgery to repair [more]

Leonard Williams isn’t thirsty for a new contract

Things didn’t end well the last time the Jets handed a big contract extension to a defensive lineman drafted in the first round. Muhammad Wilkerson didn’t live up to the deal he signed on the field and ran afoul of the team’s coaches off of it, which led the Jets cut him this offseason after [more]

J.J. Wilcox left 49ers’ facility without signing, now plans to sign with Jets

So much for J.J. Wilcox signing with the 49ers. Wilcox was in the 49ers’ facility intending to sign a contract today, but he had a last-minute change of heart and now plans to sign with the Jets, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Although Wilcox and the team had agreed to terms, he suddenly backed [more]

Todd Bowles on Jets arrests: Our disciplinary process is fine

Jets rookie tight end Chris Herndon was arrested for DWI last weekend, which makes him the second Jets player arrested for driving while intoxicated this offseason and the fourth player from the team to be arrested in the last 13 months. On Tuesday, Jets head coach Todd Bowles faced questions about those off-field issues and [more]

Report: Jordan Jenkins dealing with shoulder injury

Outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins has a shoulder injury that has kept him out of team drills in the Jets’ offseason workouts, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports. Jets coach Todd Bowles said Jenkins was “nicked up” but did not disclose details of the injury. According to Mehta, Jenkins’ injury is not expected [more]

Chris Herndon on DWI arrest: This is not who I am

With his case pending, Chris Herndon wouldn’t say much about his Saturday arrest. But the Jets’ fourth-round pick did tell reporters, “This is not who I am,” via Brian Costello of the New York Post. Herndon was charged with driving while intoxicated after crashing his car early Saturday morning in New Jersey. He hit a [more]

Report: Terrelle Pryor had “cleanup” procedure on foot

Jets wide receiver Terrelle Pryor has not been practicing with the team recently and has been spotted at OTAs with a walking boot on his foot. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the reason for the boot is that Pryor had a “minor cleanup procedure” on his foot. Pryor ended last season on injured [more]

Jets add Chris Jones to defensive line

The Jets have added a veteran defensive lineman to the roster as their offseason program nears its conclusion. The new face is Chris Jones, who the Jets announced as a member of the team on Tuesday morning. Defensive lineman Claude Pelon was waived in a corresponding move. Jones entered the NFL as a Texans sixth-round [more]

Morris Claiborne watching practice with cast on left wrist

The Jets are winding down the OTA portion of their offseason calendar this week and one of their cornerbacks is limited to an observer role due to an apparent injury. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that Morris Claiborne is on the sideline with a cast on his left wrist. There haven’t [more]

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