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Sheldon Richardson was the breakout star of John Idzik's inaugural draft this season, becoming a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the ball.
But while the Jets defensive tackle was overlooked for the Pepsi NEXT Rookie of the Year Award, he did make Mel Kiper Jr.'s All-Rooke team.
"An absolutely dynamic run-stopper, he's already maybe the best lineman on a very good Jets...Read more »
The league finally took notice of Sheldon Richardson.
The Jets defensive tackle was named the league's Rookie of the Month for November.
Richardson's the first Jet to win a league Rookie of the Month honor since 2009, when quarterback Mark Sanchez received the honor for the first month of his Jets career. Richardson's also the first Jets defensive player to earn the award linebacker...Read more »
After four years in the NFL, Kyle Wilson should know better.
Dennis Thurman admitted as much on Thursday. But the Jets defensive coordinator nevertheless used his cornerback’s meltdown last Sunday against the Bills as a teaching moment.
“It gives us an opportunity to pull our guys together and say, ‘Hey, we have to be poised and we have to be in control out there,’” Thurman said. “Certain...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 »
Dee Milliner is a constant on the Jets injury report, but the rookie cornerback appeared on Wednesday’s list with a new injury.
Milliner – who also has dealt with calf and hip injuries this season – was limited in practice due to a hamstring injury suffered Wednesday.
Fellow rookie, defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson, did not practice due to a nagging shoulder injury, but he’s expected...Read more »
It's never too early to think about the Rookie of the Year honors, right?
Well, Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has already started turning heads, according to Pro Football Focus.
Here's PFF's write up on Richardson, one of several rookies to watch after Week 1:
Sheldon Richardson, 3-4 DE, NYJ (+2.3) There were a lot of question marks about Richardson’s fit within the...Read more »