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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
In a surprising move, the Jets announced Tuesday that they've placed WR/KR Clyde Gates on season-ending injured-reserve, as well as running back Mike Goodson.
Gates, who suffered a left shoulder injury in their loss to the Steelers, was optimistic Monday that he could play against the Patriots. But at the time, he was still awaiting MRI results. Goodson, meanwhile, confirmed Monday...Read more »
A day after Rex Ryan hinted the Jets were looking for "a playmaker," a source confirmed to Newsday that the team plans to sign Josh Cribbs Tuesday.
The Jets have shown interest in Cribbs since the offseason. The former Browns kick returner and wide receiver worked out for the Jets in May, though Jets general manager John Idzik told reporters Cribbs "wasn't quite" fully-healed...Read more »
It's no surprise the Jets, who are 31st in the NFL in kickoff average, are looking for an upgrade in the special-teams department.
But even with Mike Goodson returning to the practice field this week, the team is still searching for kick-return specialists. According to CBSSports.com's Jason La Canfora, the Jets worked out Josh Cribbs on Tuesday.
The ex-Browns KR/WR visited with the...Read more »
A day after Dee Milliner was limited in practice due to a hamstring injury, the Jets rookie cornerback was nowhere to be found Thursday – at least during the 20-minute portion allotted to the media.
Milliner injured his hammy in practice Wednesday, according to Rex Ryan, and it’s unclear whether he’ll be ready for Sunday’s game in Tennessee. The rookie, who was unable to participate in rookie...Read more »
After just three regular-season games, there’s a chance the Jets could be without their bruising back Chris Ivory when they travel to Nashville.
At the conclusion of Wednesday morning’s stretch, Ivory walked onto the practice field and in the direction of the stationary bikes. He pedaled beside injured offensive lineman Oday Aboushi (knee) and even chatted with owner Woody Johnson, who came...Read more »
On Thursday, coach Rex Ryan said quarterback Geno Smith’s numbers and the outcome of a 13-10 loss at New England might look a lot different had Jets receivers not dropped six passes. When the attention shifted to the receivers on Friday – particularly Clyde Gates, who had three drops – Ryan gave Gates a vote of confidence heading into Sunday’s game against Buffalo.
“Every receiver has drops,”...Read more »