FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — There was something about being back in a stadium — with pads on his shoulders and fans in the stands — that caught Carl Lawson a bit off guard.
It was only a practice, with the New York Jets taking the field last Saturday night for their annual scrimmage.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The performance didn't come close to matching the hype for the 2021 quarterback class.
With QBs going 1-2-3 for third time ever in the common draft era and five going off the board in the first round for the fourth time, expectations were high for Trevor Lawrence and Co.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans signed a pair of safeties Tuesday, adding Adrian Colbert and Elijah Benton.
The Titans also waived cornerback Kenneth George and waived injured safety Michael Griffin II.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets right tackle Mekhi Becton will “more than likely” miss the entire season because of another injury to his surgically repaired right knee, coach Robert Saleh announced Tuesday.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The injury to New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton's surgically repaired right knee is more serious than initially believed after he left early in practice Monday.
A person with direct knowledge of the injury told The Associated Press that Becton will continue to have tests on the knee, and it is unrelated to the one that sidelined him for almost all of last season.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson took the field at MetLife Stadium for the first time since last season and put together another solid practice.
That's promising news for the New York Jets and their second-year quarterback.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Denzel Mims was the New York Jets' exciting new playmaker two summers ago, a potential game-changing wide receiver for years to come.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Rankins is not one to sugarcoat things or mince words. Like, ever.
So when the New York Jets defensive lineman was asked what he expects from the defense, he was straight-up honest.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson knows what comes with the territory of being an NFL quarterback, especially one in the New York area.
With such a large media presence and massive fan base, every throw on the field — even in practice — and each move off it is scrutinized.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kwon Alexander flew around the field in his first practice with the New York Jets, making plays and popping pads.
“It felt legendary, man,” the veteran linebacker said with a smile Monday.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sauce Gardner was relaxing on the plane ride from the NFL draft in Las Vegas to his new playing home in New Jersey when the magnitude of what was happening really started to sink in.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Kwon Alexander is reuniting with Robert Saleh and providing the New York Jets' linebacker corps with a veteran presence.
The 27-year-old Alexander signed a one-year deal with the Jets on Friday, a move that came after the team worked him out during the offseason.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The biggest difference Connor McGovern sees in Zach Wilson is what he hears in the huddle.
A year ago, Wilson was a wide-eyed rookie quarterback for the New York Jets trying to digest a new playbook while adjusting to life as the anointed next savior for a franchise desperate to win.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mekhi Becton and his pancake blocks are being flipped to the right side of the New York Jets' offensive line.
Coach Robert Saleh announced Wednesday after the team's first training camp practice that Becton will be the starting right tackle this season.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Stop if you’ve heard this before: There’s optimism among the New York Jets as they head into training camp.
For a franchise that hasn’t made the playoffs in 11 seasons — the NFL’s longest active drought — it’s all just talk, of course.
LYNBROOK, N.Y. (AP) — J.P. Pelzman, the sports writer who worked for Newsday, The Record, Asbury Park Press, Forbes and Rivals, has died. He was 57.
The Lynbrook police department confirmed Pelzman's death Thursday.
NEW YORK JETS (4-13)
CAMP SITE: Florham Park, New Jersey
LAST YEAR: Robert Saleh's first season as coach of the Jets was a rough one, with rookie quarterback Zach Wilson struggling early and then missing four games with a knee injury.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers now have two of the top three overall picks from the 2018 NFL draft class on their roster, and both happen to be quarterbacks.
The big question is which one will start this season for Carolina.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson has the plans for the big summer hangout already mapped out.
He and a bunch of his New York Jets teammates will get together somewhere — that's a secret for now — in mid-July to work on the football field a few days and sharpen their collective knowledge of the playbook.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons signed defensive lineman Jalen Dalton and offensive lineman Jonotthan Harrison to one-year contracts on Thursday.
Harrison (6-foot-4, 300 pounds) and Dalton (6-6, 300) were signed after tryouts during the team's mandatory minicamp this week.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mekhi Becton's bright blue T-shirt said it all.
Words such as “fat,” “lazy,” “out of shape,” “injury prone,” “overweight” and “bum” formed a circle of criticisms around the eye-catching capitalized “BIG BUST” in the middle.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton joined his teammates Tuesday for the start of mandatory minicamp after he skipped the voluntary offseason program.
Becton missed almost all of his second NFL season after dislocating his right kneecap and spraining his MCL in the opening game against Carolina in September.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Corey Davis thought he had moved on from the most painful loss of his life. The lingering sadness told him otherwise.
The New York Jets wide receiver's older brother Titus died of kidney cancer on Nov.
MONTREAL (AP) — Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is putting his NFL career on hold — again.
The 31-year-old Canadian offensive lineman told The Canadian Press on Wednesday that he will begin a residency program at a Montreal-area hospital next month.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule isn’t expecting miracles out of Sam Darnold this upcoming season.
He just wants the fifth-year quarterback to avoid “catastrophic" mistakes, something that plagued him at times last season and during his first three seasons with the New York Jets.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Jordan Poole connected from just inside of midcourt to cap a huge third-quarter run and the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 107-88 on Sunday night in Game 2 to even the NBA Finals.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The FitzMagic has run out.
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is retiring, he confirmed to The Associated Press in a text message on Friday, ending a career that spanned 17 seasons and nine teams and made him one of the NFL's most colorful and beloved journeymen.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets will induct former cornerback Darrelle Revis, center Nick Mangold and left tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson into the team's Ring of Honor during separate halftime ceremonies this season.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets can’t deny the dismal numbers their defense put up last season.
They were downright ugly and embarrassing.
But a year after being ranked last in nearly every key defensive category, the Jets are optimistic they will not only bounce back in a big way but be really good.
For 15 years, Aaron Glenn was an outstanding NFL cornerback, a team leader, and a coach in the making.
Teammates, fans and coaches of the New York Jets, for whom he spent eight seasons as a shutdown defender, recognized it.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — An enlarged spleen, a blood clot and a steady dose of blood thinners kept Vinny Curry off the football field last season.
The New York Jets defensive end was happy to be alive, but dearly missed the game he loves.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson is unquestionably the main focus this offseason for the new-look New York Jets.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn a story about a book by former New York Jets assistant coach Mike Westhoff. The story should not have moved. No substitute story will move.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets signed wide receiver Garrett Wilson to a four-year, $20.55 million deal Wednesday, the last of the team's three first-round draft picks to get under contract.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets signed defensive end Jermaine Johnson, the No. 26 overall pick in the NFL draft, to a fully guaranteed four-year, $13.1 million rookie deal Monday.
Johnson joins cornerback Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner, selected fourth overall, as Jets first-round picks under contract.
To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home.
So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season.
It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by oddsmakers in the Bills traveling to SoFi Stadium, where the Rams won the championship over Cincinnati in February.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Lawson was the talk of training camp for the New York Jets last summer.
The powerful defensive end seemed to be in the backfield on every play, providing an exciting glimpse of what could be.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets signed cornerback Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner to a fully guaranteed four-year deal worth $38.7 million, the first of the team's seven draft picks to get under contract.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh refuses to put any pressure on any of the New York Jets' draft picks.
Now's not the time for that.
It's the start of rookie minicamp, with the Jets getting their first look at their newest players.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL draft had just gotten started when the New York Jets began celebrating.
Another round of high-fives and hugs followed 45 minutes later. And again after a few more hours.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets moved up in the NFL draft again and added another speedy playmaker to their offense.
Iowa State running back Breece Hall was taken with the 36th overall pick Friday night after the Jets acquired it from the Giants for their second-round selection — No.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It took 42 selections Friday before a second quarterback was taken in the NFL draft. And it was a proven commodity in college, Cincinnati's Desmond Ridder.
A full 54 spots after Kenny Pickett of Pittsburgh went 20th to the Steelers on Thursday night, Ridder was taken by Atlanta.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are adding some Big Apple Sauce to their defense. A big-time edge rusher, too.
And get ready for some Wilson-to-Wilson connections on offense.
On a busy Thursday night during which the Jets drafted three players — including pulling off a trade to get back into the first round — New York filled some major needs.
Two more prominent wide receivers switched teams with Tennessee's A.J. Brown and Baltimore's Marquise Brown getting swapped during a dizzying stretch of the NFL draft.
Kayvon Thibodeaux doesn’t lack any confidence, already proclaiming himself the best player in the NFL draft.
The All-American defensive end from Oregon already talks like an All-Pro.
NEW YORK (AP) — There was something different about Zach Wilson when the second-year quarterback arrived at the New York Jets' facility last week.
His teammates could sense increased confidence — and they liked everything about it.
NEW YORK (AP) — Running back Bilal Powell signed a one-day contract with the New York Jets on Tuesday, retiring as a member of the only NFL franchise he played for.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Our head is still spinning from all the draft movement over the past five weeks. There might very well be more trades involving first-round picks before everyone settles in near Caesars Palace and the Bellagio fountains for what promises to be a wild event.