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Ty Montgomery hoping to be with the Jets a long time

Things didn’t end well for running back Ty Montgomery in Green Bay last season. He’s hoping for a new beginning with the Jets this season, the beginning of what he hopes is a long relationship. “I’m trying not to get ahead of myself, but I’m excited for what lies ahead,” Montgomery said, via Ethan Greenberg [more]

Reports: Jets hire Chad Alexander, Rex Hogan

Jets General Manager Joe Douglas is starting to fill out his personnel department. There was word on Tuesday that former Browns General Manager Phil Savage is likely joining the team in some capacity. If that deal does come to fruition, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Savage will be working with Douglas and Chad [more]

Brett Favre posts about returning to play, quickly deletes

Is it time for another Favre Watch? Probably not, but there were a few minutes when it looked like there was at least a chance that Favre was considering another run in the NFL. A post to Favre’s Instagram page on Tuesday suggested that the former Packer, Jet and Viking was gearing up for a [more]

Report: Jets likely to hire Phil Savage

After the Jets hired Joe Douglas as their new General Manager, there was word that the team would be speaking to Phil Savage and Todd McShay about jobs in their personnel department. McShay won’t be leaving ESPN to join his former college teammate Douglas, but it looks like Savage will be taking a job with [more]

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 SI.com 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]

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