New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
You can officially cross Kevin Kolb off the Jets' wish list of veteran quarterbacks.
The free-agent QB has agreed to a two-year deal reportedly worth a maximum of $13 million with the Buffalo Bills. According to ESPN’s Adam Shefter, members of the Bills front office spent last weekend with Kolb and brought him to Buffalo for a two-day visit Thursday and Friday. The team, which re-signed Tavaris...Read more »
Matt Slauson's tenure with the Jets is officially over.
The free-agent left guard has signed a one-year deal with the Bears, the team announced Friday afternoon. Slauson, who spent the past four seasons with the Jets, is expected to fill the vacant spot left by Lance Louis, who signed Wednesday with the Miami Dolphins.
“He brings physical play and smarts to the offensive guard position...Read more »
Free-agent guard Jake Scott visited the Jets Thursday, but reportedly left without a deal.
Scott, 31, had stints in Indianapolis (where he won a Super Bowl) and Tennessee before joining the Eagles midway through last season.
The former fifth-round pick has made 128 starts in 131 career games. The 6-foot-5, 295-pound Scott is now entering his 10th NFL season.
The Jets recently signed...Read more »
Well, that didn’t take long.
After declaring he had to leave his options open during a Thursday visit with the Bills, free-agent tight end Fred Davis has decided to re-sign with his former team, the Washington Redskins. His one-year deal was first announced by Adam Schefter.
Davis met with members of the Bills front office Thursday and even told local media that he still planned to visit...Read more »
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Fred Davis is leaving his options open. But the Jets are no longer a part of the equation.
After visiting with members of the Bills front office, the free-agent tight end told Buffalo writers that he still plans to meet Friday with the Jets. But, according to ProFootballTalk.com, Davis has now cancelled his scheduled trip to New Jersey.
That leaves just the...Read more »
Faced with the prospect of having a third offensive coordinator in as many seasons, Mark Sanchez is determined to be up to speed the moment he reports to Florham Park this offseason.
And it sounds as if the Jets quarterback is making strides in Southern California with former NFL QB Jeff Garcia.
“He’s doing an excellent job," ” Garcia told USA TODAY Sports. "The progress Mark...Read more »
The NFL announced Thursday the offseason workout schedules for all 32 teams.
Here are the dates for the Jets: First Day: April 15th OTA (Organized Team Activities) Offseason Workouts: May 20, May 22-23, May 28, May 30-31, June 3-6 Mandatory Minicamp: June 11-13
The voluntary nine-week offseason program is conducted in three phases. Phase One consists of the first two weeks of the program...Read more »
While Rex Ryan was getting to know Margus Hunt at SMU’s pro day, the Jets also were keeping tabs on USC quarterback Matt Barkley.
Jets QBs coach David Lee attended Barkley’s pro day Wednesday in Southern California. A host of teams sent representatives to USC, including the Raiders and Jaguars – teams that have several question marks at quarterback heading into this season and, more importantly,...Read more »
When LaRon Landry was searching for a new team before the 2012 season, his brother Dawan told him it was a no-brainer: LaRon had to play for Rex Ryan.
Dawan spent five years in Baltimore playing for Ryan and Dennis Thurman, and knew LaRon would fit right in with Rex’s physical defense.
Fast forward one year and the Landry brothers have switched places – LaRon is no longer looking for...Read more »
According to ProFootballTalk, the Jets have $13 million in salary cap space.
They’re one of 13 teams who currently more than $10 million in cap room as of Tuesday.
The Bengals have the most money to spend -- $28.9 million to spend – while the Browns ($28.7 million) came in second, followed by the Bucs with $26.8 million. ...Read more »