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Idzik on RB Goodson: 'We assume that Mike is a Jet'

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson was

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Mike Goodson’s legal troubles haven’t scared off the Jets. At least not yet. 

During a pre-draft press conference at the team’s facility Wednesday, general manager John Idzik maintained that Goodson has a spot on the roster for the foreseeable future.

“We assume that Mike is a Jet,” he said of Goodson, who is currently facing weapons charges stemming from a May 2013 arrest in Denville,...

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Running back Mike Goodson pleads not guilty to weapons charges

New York Jets running back Mike Goodson was

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Mike Goodson pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning at his arraignment in Morristown Superior Court on two weapons possession charges, stemming from his May 17 arrest on Interstate 80 in Denville, N.J.

The 26-year-old Jets running back was a passenger in an SUV driven by Garant Evans, 31, last summer when the at the time New Jersey State Police found the vehicle stopped in the center lane of...

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RB Mike Goodson indicted on weapons charges stemming from May arrest

Jets running back Mike Goodson wipes the sweat

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Mike Goodson has been indicted on two weapons charges stemming from his May 17 arrest, according to a press release issued Thursday by the Morris County (N.J.) prosecutor's office.

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp announced that Goodson and Garant Evans were indicted after an investigation revealed that they allegedly possessed firearms and illegal ammunition. Goodson, 26,...

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Jets place Clyde Gates, Mike Goodson on IR

Jets wide receiver Clyde Gates during training camp.

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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...

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Jets sign KR/WR Josh Cribbs and WR Salas

As if the Browns offensive woes haven't been

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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...

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Mike Goodson done for season with torn ACL, MCL

Jets running back Mike Goodson wipes the sweat

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Mike Goodson's season is over.

The running back tweeted the news Monday morning, writing: "MRI Shows that I Tore My MCL and ACL yesterday..... Not to[sic] happy right now But Everything Happens for a reason! #LetGoAndLetGod."

It's been a rocky season for Goodson, who was reinstated last week after serving a four-game suspension stemming from his offseason arrest. His first...

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Santonio Holmes out, Stephen Hill probable for MNF

Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill catches a pass

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Barring a setback, it appears Stephen Hill (concussion) will face the Falcons.

The Jets receiver reportedly practiced Saturday without his red non-contact pinnie and is listed as probable for the Jets Monday Night Football game against the Falcons.

As expected, veteran receiver Santonio Holmes (hamstring) is out. So, too, are rookie cornerback Dee Milliner (hamstring) and rookie left...

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Goodson, Campbell added to active roster; Sapp, Spadola released

Running back Mike Goodson runs the ball during

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Mike Goodson officially is a Jet.

The running back was moved to the active roster on Saturday after completing his four-game suspension for an offseason arrest. The Jets are anxious to see Goodson showcase his speed on the field, but how much work he’ll get Monday night against the Falcons remains to be seen.

Goodson – who already was being eased into the flow of things – suffered hamstring...

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Rex downplays Mike Goodson's hammy injury

Jets running back Mike Goodson wipes the sweat

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Rex Ryan confirmed Friday that a tight hamstring kept Mike Goodson out of practice and off to the side with trainers. But the Jets coach said he wasn’t “overly concerned” by the injury.

“He was a little tight today and he went with the trainers for a while,” Ryan said, when asked about Goodson spending time in the rehab area during practice. “The thing about Mike is, like we’ve said, we’ll...

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Practice report: Stephen Hill progressing, Chris Ivory practicing, but Mike Goodson suffers setback

New York Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill walks

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For the second straight day, Stephen Hill was on the practice field. But this time, the Jets second-year wideout was wearing a red non-contact pinnie and shells.

It’s a step in the right direction for Hill, who suffered a concussion in the first quarter of Sunday’s game in Tennessee. With Santonio Holmes (hamstring) expected to be ruled out for Monday night’s game in Atlanta, the Jets and...

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