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Kelechi Osemele loses weight, hoping to get back to Pro Bowl form

Kelechi Osemele twice has made the Pro Bowl. He was voted All-Pro in 2016. Osemele, whom the Raiders traded to the Jets, is eager to get back to that level after dealing with knee and toe issues last season. He missed five games in 2018. “Yeah, just dealing with injuries and battling through that the [more]

Jets re-sign Brent Qvale

The Jets continued a push to bring back some of their own guys and beef up their offensive line. The team announced they had re-signed offensive lineman Brent Qvale. He’s started 14 games and appeared in 60 since catching onto their practice squad as an undrafted rookie in 2014. The Jets also re-signed lineman Jonotthan [more]

Jets re-sign Eric Tomlinson

The Jets opted not to tender tight end Eric Tomlinson a contract as a restricted free agent this month, but he won’t be leaving the team. The Jets announced on Tuesday that Tomlinson has re-signed with the team. No terms were announced. Tomlinson signed with the Jets during the 2016 season after stints with the [more]

Jets sign Daniel Brown

The Jets agreed to terms with tight end Daniel Brown on Monday, according to Brown’s agent. Brown appeared in 14 games last season but played mostly special teams. He saw 23 snaps on offense without a target and 223 on special teams. He signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He [more]

Tom Compton signs with Jets

The Jets are set to visit with Stefan Wisniewski on Tuesday and they have added another offensive lineman to the team on Monday. The team announced that they have reached agreement with Tom Compton on a contract for the 2019 season. The Jets also added guard Kelechi Osemele in a trade with the Raiders this [more]

Stefan Wisniewski to visit the Jets

The Jets have done some good business in free agency, but they still don’t have a center. But they’re still looking for one, at least. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets are bringing in veteran lineman Stefan Wisniewski for a visit tomorrow. The soon-to-be-30 Wisniewski was cut loose by [more]

Comparing the Todd Gurley, Le’Veon Bell deals

Rams running back Todd Gurley got his big-money deal after only three seasons, two years before the franchise tag would have been applied to him for the first time. Jets running back Le'Veon Bell got his big-money deal after six years in the league, two after getting tagged and one after sitting out a full [more]

Patriots are big favorites to win AFC East

The odds are being set for the eight NFL divisions, and the NFL’s official casino partner loves the team that many now love to hate. According to Caesers Entertainment, the Patriots are -850 favorites to win the AFC East, which means that it takes a wager of $850 to win only $100. Given that the [more]

The full details of the Le’Veon Bell contract

Various summaries of the new contract signed this week by Jets running back Le'Veon Bell have emerged since Bell put pen to paper. PFT has obtained a copy of the raw document, which means that (like it or not) you’re now getting a full and complete explanation of all of the details of the deal. [more]

Free agency winners often cautionary tales

It would be inaccurate to say you can’t win a Super Bowl by banking heavily on free agency. But it is rare. John Clayton of the Washington Post points out that the Broncos’ generous spending helped them to a Super Bowl 50 title, otherwise the big winners in March seldom duplicate that success in January [more]

Le’Veon Bell’s plans changed when he realized he could skip season, become free agent

For much of the 2018 season, it was believed that Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell needed to show up by the Tuesday after Week 10 in order to position himself for free agency in 2019. Bell and his agent believed that, too. That’s why, and how, Bell’s plan to report after Week Seven became a [more]

Rashan Gary will visit multiple teams

Michigan defensive lineman Rashan Gary passed on working out at his Pro Day, but he won’t be passing on visiting teams before the draft. Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, Gary said Friday that he’ll visit 49ers, Raiders, and Bengals as part of the rule that lets all teams bring 30 players to [more]

Johnny “Lam” Jones dead at 60 after cancer battle

Former Jets wideout and 1976 Olympic gold medalist Johnny “Lam” Jones has died. The Austin American-Statesman reported Jones’ death on Friday. Jones, who was 60, had been battling myeloma cancer for many years. Jones was the No. 2 overall pick of the 1980 draft after a celebrated career as a football player and track star [more]

Jets bring back kicker Chandler Catanzaro

The Jets’ new kicker is the same as their old kicker. Chandler Catanzaro has signed with the Jets, the team announced today. Catanzaro was also the Jets’ kicker in 2017. The Jets lost their All-Pro kicker, Jason Myers, to the Seahawks in free agency, and now Catanzaro will return to the team after spending 2018 [more]

Jets sign Brian Poole

After three years with the Falcons, cornerback Brian Poole is heading to the Jets. Poole has agreed to a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Jets, PFT has confirmed. The Falcons made the surprising decision not to tender Poole when he became a restricted free agent, which turned out to be a great deal for [more]

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