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Patriots add Brandon Copeland

The Patriots brought back quarterback Brian Hoyer for another tour of duty on Sunday and they also added a linebacker they’ve played against the last couple of years. Brandon Copeland played for the Jets the last two seasons and Jim McBride of the Boston Globe reports that he’ll be playing for the Patriots in 2020. [more]

Report: Jets exercise 2021 option on Ryan Griffin’s contract

The Jets have exercised the 2021 option year on tight end Ryan Griffin’s contract, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Griffin, 30, signed an extension with the Jets last November. The Jets originally signed him last July, two months after the Texans cut him. He had 34 catches for 320 yards and five touchdowns in 13 [more]

Top 25 remaining free agents

Of PFT’s original list of 100 free agents, NFL teams have tagged or agreed to terms with 85. But teams have made moves since then. Here is our list of the top 25 free agents currently on the market: 1. Panthers quarterback Cam Newton 2. Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston 3. Seahawks edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney [more]

Jets add guard Greg Van Roten

The Jets keep adding to their offensive line, and the Panthers free agent exodus continues. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Jets are signing guard Greg Van Roten. The 30-year-old Van Roten was a journeyman before establishing himself as a starter with the Panthers. He had played for three teams and did a stint [more]

Josh Andrews signing with Jets

Offensive lineman Josh Andrews has agreed to terms with the Jets, according to Andrews’ agent, Brett Tessler. Andrews will add depth to the offensive line, a priority for the Jets. The Jets previously agreed to terms with tackle George Fant and center Connor McGovern. They lost backup offensive linemen Brent Qvale and Tom Compton this [more]

Only 21 of PFT’s top 100 free agents remain uncommitted

Get ’em while you can! Only three days into the official start of free agency, PFT’s top 100 list is picked over. Only 21 free agents remain uncommitted. Former Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston is the highest remaining free agent at No. 7 and former Seahawks edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney is No. 12. Winston, who had [more]

Jets sign Marqui Christian

The Jets dispatched one defensive back on Saturday by releasing Darryl Roberts and they added another in safety Marqui Christian. Per multiple reports, Christian has agreed to a one-year deal that is worth up to $2 million. Christian was a fifth-round pick by the Cardinals in 2016, but was waived in September of his rookie [more]

Jets release Darryl Roberts

The Jets released another cornerback on Saturday. The team announced that they have excised Darryl Roberts from the roster. They parted ways with Trumaine Johnson on Wednesday after he turned in two dismal seasons with the team. Roberts signed a three-year, $18 million deal with the Jets last March and started 10 games for the [more]

Robby Anderson: Patience is the key

The first deals of free agency were reported shortly after the negotiating window opened at noon on Monday and kept coming until the week ended with 45 of PFT’s top 100 free agents off the board. Robby Anderson is the higher ranked of the two wide receivers among the five that still remain available this [more]

Texans get Brent Qvale for one year

The Texans agreed to terms with offensive tackle Brent Qvale on a one-year deal, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Qvale played for Texans offensive line coach Mike Devlin for the Jets, and Texans director of player personnel Matt Bazirgan is a former Jets executive. Qvale, 29, spent his first six seasons with the [more]

Neville Hewitt re-signing with Jets on one-year, $2 million deal

Linebacker Neville Hewitt is re-signing the Jets. He has agreed to a one-year, $2 million deal, according to Hewitt’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus. Hewitt, 26, has spent the past two seasons with the Jets. He has played 28 games, with 16 starts since arriving as a free agent in the 2018 offseason. Hewitt has 114 tackles, [more]

Jets re-sign Arthur Maulet

Cornerback Arthur Maulet didn’t get tendered a contract by the Jets as a restricted free agent, but he’s already headed back to the roster. Maulet tweeted that he’s returning to the team on Friday and his agents announced that it will be a one-year deal. Maulet signed with the Jets last January and started six [more]

49ers agree to deal with Tom Compton

The 49ers cut their 2019 starter at right guard Mike Person on Thursday and they agreed to a deal with a possible replacement as well. Matt Barrows of TheAthletic.com reports that they have agreed to terms with guard Tom Compton on a one-year, $3 million deal. Compton spent last season with the Jets, but he’s [more]

Market for Robby Anderson has been slow to develop

Most of the top players on the free agent market have found new deals. But things are curiously quiet for wide receiver Robby Anderson. The Jets free agent is one of just six of the top 50 players on PFT’s Free Agent Top 100 list. According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, there [more]

Seahawks set to sign Brandon Shell

The Seahawks lost a tackle when George Fant agreed to a deal with the Jets this week and they moved to fill that opening on their roster on Wednesday. Seattle’s choice to take that spot is a player who used to play for Fant’s new team. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that former Jets right [more]

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