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Kellen Winslow Jr. was found in possession of a synthetic form of marijuana by the East Hanover Police two months ago, according to the Daily Record (N.J.).
The Jets tight end, who is set to be a free agent, was allegedly found with the designer drug Fubinaca on Route 10 on Nov. 19. But a criminal complaint charging him with possession of the drug was not signed until Dec. 30, according to...Read more »
Antonio Cromartie reiterated his desire to remain a Jet for life during a Monday morning appearance on NFL AM. But it remains to be seen if the front office shares those same feelings.
The eight-year veteran knows there’s a good chance he could be a salary cap casualty. He carries a $15 million cap hit in 2014, which includes a $5 million roster bonus in March. There’s also the issue of Cromartie’s...Read more »
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 »
Muhammad Wilkerson was the only Jet to be named to the Associated Press’ 2013 NFL All-Pro team, selected by a national panel of 50 media members.
A week after his perceived Pro Bowl snub, the Jets defensive lineman was named to the second-team defense -- as a tackle, not defensive end. Wilkerson was joined by fellow tackles Dontari Poe (Kansas City), Jurrell Casey (Titans) and Justin Smith...Read more »
Dee Milliner knew this season wouldn’t be easy.
But the rookie had no idea just how difficult the transition from college star to NFL neophyte would be.
“You’re going through a lot your rookie year, especially me,” Milliner said with a smile, during an interview with Newsday just days before the Jets’ season finale in Miami. “I went through a lot of troubles and rough times here and...Read more »
Muhammad Wilkerson said exactly what Jets fans had been thinking.
During his weekly radio appearance on WFAN on Tuesday, the star defensive end said there’s no doubt he should have been voted to the 2014 Pro Bowl.
“I should be playing in it,” said Wilkerson, who was named a first alternate.
It’s not surprising that the third-year defensive lineman believes he was snubbed: he put...Read more »
Willie Colon raised some eyebrows Sunday in Miami when he refused to talk after the Jets’ impressive win over the Dolphins. The veteran right guard also was a no-show in the locker room Monday for baggy day.
Now we know why.
According to a source, Colon tore his bicep in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game and will undergo surgery Friday.
The timing isn’t good, considering the...Read more »
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – In the aftermath of their emotional win Sunday in Miami, a fired-up John Idzik pointed to Rex Ryan in the locker room and declared “This is our coach!” in front of the entire team.
But the front office’s faith in Ryan may only go so far. According to an NFL Network report, the Jets are only willing to extend the head coach’s contract for one more year.
Before...Read more »
The Jets front office has yet to weigh in, one way or the other, on Rex Ryan's fate. But according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, "there are now multiple signs pointing to" the Jets head coach returning to the team next season.
There still are "some issues to work through", however, according to Schefter.
Ryan's contract runs through the end of the 2014 season, but he likely...Read more »
Rex Ryan had hoped his team would be well represented in Hawaii.
But not one Jet – not even defensive stud Muhammad Wilkerson – was named to the 2014 Pro Bowl. Instead, center Nick Mangold and Wilkerson, a third-year defensive end, were selected as first alternates. Cornerback Antonio Cromartie, who has been battling a nagging hip injury all season, is a second alternate.
The Pro Bowl...Read more »