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New York Jets news, commentary and insider info from beat writer Kimberley A. Martin.
BALTIMORE -- Jeremy Kerley was willing to catch passes one-handed if he could.
But as expected, the Jets erred on the side of caution Saturday, ruling out the injured slot receiver and outside linebacker Garrett McIntyre for Sunday's must-win game against the Ravens.
Kerley, who spoke Friday for the first time since dislocating his left elbow on Nov. 3, said of playing: "One hand,...Read more »
If history is any indication, the Jets – known best for alternating wins and losses this season – should bounce back from their pitiful performance against Buffalo. But what about their rookie quarterback?
Geno Smith’s coaches and teammates continue to have faith in his ability to regroup from bad performances. But he hasn’t had a stellar outing since Week 5 in Atlanta – coincidentally, the...Read more »
The news was delivered Wednesday in matter-of-fact fashion by his receivers coach.
Something had to change on offense – and it wound up being Stephen Hill’s playing time. Told Rex Ryan was considering benching him, the Jets second-year wideout confirmed to reporters that his reps will go down.
"Some things will be cut down, but I’m still going to get enough reps,” Hill said, adding...Read more »
A day after placing tight end Konrad Reuland (knee) on injured reserve, the Jets announced Wednesday that they signed fourth-year linebacker Jermaine Cunningham to the active roster.
Cunningham, a Florida product, was a second-round pick of the Patriots in 2010. He played in 36 games (14 starts) with 3.5 sacks for New England from 2010-12. He also spent a few weeks with the 49ers before being...Read more »
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – The Rex-Reed reunion is now official.
The Jets announced Thursday morning that they have agreed to terms with nine-time Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed, a day after he cleared waivers following his Tuesday release from the Texans.
Reed, 35, is expected to practice Thursday morning with the team.
In a corresponding move, the Jets released linebacker Ricky Sapp.
On...Read more »
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,...Read more »
For the second time this season, Nick Folk has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
The Jets kicker converted all four field-goal attempts (39, 21, 47 and 45 yards) in the Jets’ 26-20 win over New Orleans. H is now 23-for-23 to start the season -- the longest streak of field goals made in the NFL. It's also the longest in franchise history.
Folk was named the AFC's ST...Read more »
As expected, Jeff Cumberland is inactive for today's game against the Saints.
The tight end was listed as questionable on the injury report after suffering a concussion in last week's loss in Cincinnati. The Jets -- who still are without tight end Kellen Winslow (suspension) -- will start Konrad Reuland in Cumberland's place.
The good news, however, is that right guard Willie Colon will...Read more »
The Saints activated linebacker Jonathan Vilma from the short-term injured reserve list Saturday -- meaning he'll make his season debut Sunday at MetLife Stadium against the team that drafted him almost 10 years ago.
Vilma, who was placded on IR with a designation to return in Week 1 after undergoing a preseason procedure on his knee, has been practicing the past two weeks, according to reports...Read more »
Matt Simms predicted after getting upended trying to lunge for a first down in his NFL debut Sunday that he would be hearing from his father, Phil, afterward. He was right. "He was happy that I played hard but just wanted me to be a little smarter, I guess," Simms said. "I don't blame him. I understand."
Simms said he suffered no ill effects from the play against the Bengals,...Read more »