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Kelvin Beachum: We won’t know about Sam Darnold until he gets hit in the mouth

Jets CEO Christopher Johnson made a bold proclaimation about the Jets’ decision to draft quarterback Sam Darnold this week when he said people will look back in 20 years and see it as the moment the Jets “became a great team.” One of Darnold’s new teammates is going to wait for a little more evidence [more]

Quincy Enunwa thinks he’ll be ready to go for OTAs

Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa didn’t want to revisit his recent comments about dethroning the Patriots when he spoke to the media at a charity event on Tuesday, but he did provide an update on the neck injury and subsequent surgery that caused him to miss all of last season. Enunwa said that he’s had [more]

Packers lose another scout, this time to the Jets

The Packers have had a deep bench in the personnel department in the past, but some of that is scattering now. According to Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Packers scout Alonzo Dotson is taking a job in the Jets scouting department. It has been an offseason of change for the Packers front office, beginning [more]

Longtime NFL cornerback Dimitri Patterson arrested again

Longtime NFL cornerback Dimitri Patterson has tried giving cops the slip before, but wasn’t successful this time. According to Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald, Patterson was arrested this week after a felony warrant was issued for him in Miami last November. The charges from that warrant were for battery and culpable negligence.He was detained in [more]

Jets CEO: Drafting Darnold will be seen as moment Jets shifted to new gear

The Jets will give Sam Darnold a chance to convince them that he’s the right choice as the starting quarterback heading into the 2018 season, but one member of the team’s brass already sounds convinced that winning the job for Week One will be the least of Darnold’s accomplishments with the team. Jets chairman and [more]

Report: Chandler Catanzaro prefers being warm

Most reasonable people, given a choice between more money and less money, or good weather or bad weather, will choose the thing that offers more comfort. In some quarters, that is construed as a pejorative. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, former Jets kicker Chandler Catanzaro is apparently somehow soft because [more]

Texans perceived chances at making it to the Super Bowl climb

As the pieces begin to fall together in advance of the 2018 season, the fine folks at Bovada (I don’t know them personally, but they seem nice) have put together odds for the various AFC and NFC teams to make it to the Super Bowl. And there’s a surprise lurking at the top of the [more]

Jets sign kicker Taylor Bertolet, waive Bryson Keeton

The Jets tried out four kickers last week. They signed Taylor Bertolet, who will compete with Cairo Santos and Nick Rose for the job. The Jets waived cornerback Bryson Keeton in a corresponding move. Bertolet spent time wit the Rams in 2016 and had a brief stop in Denver this spring. He has never kicked [more]

It’s rookie quarterback over/under time

Monday’s PFT Live devoted plenty of time to rookie quarterbacks, given all the recent talk about when the top guys will start and why one of the NFL’s top teams used a third-round pick on a quarterback. In one segment, Simms and I reacted to a variety of over/under prop bets based on the question [more]

Jets sign two, cut two after rookie minicamp

The Jets wrapped up their weekend by signing two draft picks and two undrafted players, including one who tried out for the team over the weekend. They announced that linebackers Frankie Luvu and Anthony Wint have both been added to the 90-man roster. The Jets waived cornerback Reggie Hall and defensive tackle Lord Hyeamang, both of [more]

Jets sign two more draft picks

The Jets have half of their six-man draft class under contract. The team announced that sixth-round picks Parry Nickerson and Foley Fatukasi have signed their four-year deals. A third sixth-rounder, running back Trenton Cannon, signed his deal on Friday. Nickerson had 18 interceptions in 48 games for Tulane and will be vying for a cornerback [more]

Todd Bowles didn’t know Christian Hackenberg was changing throwing motion

Yes, Jets quarterback Christian Hackenberg has changed his throwing motion. No, his head coach didn’t know it was happening. “He hasn’t talked to me about it,” coach Todd Bowles said Saturday, via the New York Daily News. “He just worked on it. I’ve learned about it after that fact.” In an ordinary situation, that would [more]

Tim Tebow turning it around in Double-A ball

He started with a first-pitch home run. Then he slumped, with one hit in 14 at-bats. Now, Tim Tebow is tearing up Double-A baseball, relatively speaking. Tebow, a first-round pick in 2010 and a quarterback who won a playoff game the next year, hit a home run on Friday and another on Saturday for the [more]

Todd Bowles can’t say if Teddy Bridgewater will do everything at OTAs

Jets General Manager Mike Maccagnan described quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as “healthy” this week, but there are different levels of health and it seems that Bridgewater isn’t at the top end of that spectrum. Jets head coach Todd Bowles was asked on Saturday about whether Bridgewater will be a full participant in organized team activities later [more]

Todd Bowles: I’m not inhibiting Sam Darnold

Unlike the Browns, the Jets aren’t ruling out their rookie quarterback starting Day 1. While downplaying Sam Darnold‘s first day at rookie minicamp, Jets coach Todd Bowles also wasn’t ready to name Josh McCown the team’s starting quarterback without a competition. “[I’m not] inhibiting him,” Bowles said, via Rich Cimini of ESPN. “We’re giving him [more]

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