New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
Former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson said Tuesday at the Senior Bowl that he interviewed officially with members of the Jets staff, according to The New York Post.
Robinson, a former starting quarterback for the Wolverines, is now making the transition from signal-caller to receiver. But his opportunities at the Senior Bowl are limited. The former Michigan star, nicknamed “Shoelace”...Read more »
Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Brown suggested on SiriusXM NFL Radio Saturday that his former coach Bill Callahan purposely cost the Oakland Raiders the Lombardi Trophy.
Brown hinted his former Callahan "sabotaged" their team by changing their offensive game plan just days before they faced off against Tampa Bay in Super Bowl XXXVII.
The Buccaneers won 48-21.
"We...Read more »
The Jets have hired former Bills quarterbacks coach David Lee to replace Matt Cavanaugh, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
Lee served in the same capacity last season with the Bills, and in 2011 was the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Mississippi.
But he's best known for the reintroducing the Wildcat in the NFL. He was the quarterbacks coach for the Dolphins from 2008-2010,...Read more »
Bart Scott said this week on ShowTime's "Inside the NFL" that he was scheduled to undergo to surgery today.
This morning, his wife Starr tweeted about his scheduled surgery and posted a photo of Scott in recovery.
"Everyone please say a prayer 4 my husband he is going in 4 surgery shortly Thank u!" she tweeted.
About five hours later, she Starr Scott posted...Read more »
The Bears announced Friday that they have hired Matt Cavanaugh as their new quarterbacks coach.
Cavanaugh spent the past four years coaching Mark Sanchez, who reached the AFC Championship Games in each of his first two seasons. But under Cav’s tutelage, Sanchez struggled in 2011 and 2012, committing more turnovers than any other quarterback in that same span.
The presence of backup Tim...Read more »
The Jets' transformation from an all-weather, ground-and-pound team appears complete. At least, in theory.
The Jets hired former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg as Tony Sparano's replacement.
After the Jets’ offense finished 30th in Sparano’s first and only year with the team, Ryan boldly chose a coordinator whose philosophy is deeply-rooted in the passing game. Mornhinweg...Read more »
Just when it seemed the Jets GM search would last another day....ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted moments ago that Seattle executive John Idzik has emerged as the "clear frontrunner" to replace Mike Tannebaum.
And according to Schefter, Idzik could be offered the Jets' vacant GM job "as early as tonight."
Idzik, the Seahawks vice president of football administration,...Read more »
BALTIMORE – It’s official: Norv Turner is the Browns new offensive coordinator.
The team announced the hiring Thursday.
Turner was atop the Jets' wish list to replace the recently-fired Tony Sparano, but it became increasingly clear (via multiple reports) that Cleveland would be Turner’s eventual landing spot.
Browns PR man Dan Murphy tweeted this pretty neat stat about Turner...Read more »
Per Twitter, the have Jets signed offensive tackle Michigan State's D.J. DJ Young to a future/reserve contract.
The team has not yet made an announcement....Read more »
A source told Newsday Wednesday that Cam Cameron won't be the Jets' new offensive coordinator.
The recently-fired Ravens OC interviewed earlier this week with the Jets, who are looking to replace Tony Sparano.
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and Stanford’s Pep Hamilton have already interviewed for the position and a source confirmed former Browns coach Pat Shurmur had been...Read more »