Jets Release 2013 First-Round Pick Dee Milliner From Injured Reserve List

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Dee Milliner’s time with the Jets has officially come to a close, Connor Hughes of the Newark Star-Ledger reports.

On Wednesday, the team released Milliner from its injured reserve. He is now free to sign with any team of his choosing and can play the remainder of the 2016 season.

The Jets waived/injured Milliner during the 53-man cutdown. He spent the first three weeks on the team’s injured reserve with a hamstring issue.

ESPN’s Field Yates was the first to report the Jets released Milliner from the IR.

Milliner, 25, was initially selected by the Jets with the No. 9 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. While he came to the team as the presumed replacement for the recently-traded Darelle Revis, his three years with the team were marred by injuries and ineffective play.

As a rookie, Milliner missed a large chunk of training camp with a high ankle sprain. In 2014, he ruptured his Achille’s tendon. In 2015, a wrist injury landed him on the short-term injured reserve. This year, the hamstring issue caused Milliner to miss valuable time in training camp and the preseason.

In this now Milliner’s fourth season, the cornerback has played just 21 games. Milliner has played in just eight of a potential 35 games the last three seasons.

Milliner has three career interceptions. All came as a rookie in 2013.

Seahawks vs Jets NFL Week Four Capsule

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (2-1) AT NEW YORK JETS (1-2)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

SEAHAWKS JETS
SERIES LEADER 10-8  
STREAKS   5 of past 7
COACHES VS. OPP. Pete Carroll: 3-4 Todd Bowles: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 37-18 vs. San Francisco L 24-3 at Kansas City
LAST GAME 11/11/12: Jets 7 at Seahawks 28. Seattle QB Russell Wilson passes for 188 yards & 2 TDs. Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch rushes for 124 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 12/19/04: Jets 37, Seahawks 14. New York QB Chad Pennington passes for 253 yards & 3 TDs. Jets RB Curtis Martin rushes for 134 yards & 2 TDs.
REFEREE Carl Cheffers
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Pam Oliver (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 81 (Sea), 133 (NYJ). XM: 81 (Sea), 228 (NYJ).

STATS

PASSING Russell Wilson: 64-101-755-2-1-88.5 Ryan Fitzpatrick: 63-113-751-3-7-59.3
RUSHING Christine Michael: 45-232-5.2-5 Matt Forte: 67-261-3.9-3
RECEIVING Doug Baldwin: 20-276-13.8-2 Quincy Enunwa: 17-183-10.8-1
OFFENSE 358.7 379.3
TAKE/GIVE -4 -7
DEFENSE 250.3 (1L) 355.7
SACKS Frank Clark: 3 Leonard Williams: 3
INTs Bobby Wagner: 1 Marcus Williams: 2 (T3L)
PUNTING Jon Ryan: 44.3 Lachlan Edwards (R): 46.0
KICKING Steven Hauschka: 22 (4/5 PAT; 6/6 FG) Nick Folk: 26 (5/6 PAT; 7/8 FG)

NOTES

SEAHAWKS: QB RUSSELL WILSON is averaging 286 yards per game with 14 TDs in past 4 vs. AFC. Passed for 188 yards & 2 TDs for 131 rating in last meeting…RB CHRISTINE MICHAEL rushed for career-high 106 yards & 2 TDs in Week 3…WR DOUG BALDWIN had 8 receptions for career-high 164 yards with TD last week. Has 9 TDs in past 4 vs. AFC. TE JIMMY GRAHAM had 6 receptions for 100 yards & TD in Week 3. Had 9 receptions for 116 yards & 2 TDs in only meeting (11/3/13 with NO)…DE CLIFF AVRIL had sack & FF in only meeting (11/7/10 with Det). DE MICHAEL BENNETT aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with sack. LB BOBBY WAGNER had INT last week. Had 9 tackles in last meeting. LB K.J. WRIGHT aims for 13th in row with 6+ tackles. CB RICHARD SHERMAN had INT, sack & FF in last meeting. CB DE SHAWN SNEAD had 7 tackles & FF in Week 3…JETS: QB RYAN FITZPATRICK has won 5 of past 7 at home with 18 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 98.8 rating. Has won past 3 vs. NFC with 102.2 rating…RB MATT FORTÉ has 304 scrimmage yards (101.3 per game) & TD in past 3 vs. Sea. (incl. playoffs). Since entering NFL in 2008, has 13,046 scrimmage yards (8,863 rush, 4,183 rec.), most in NFL…WR BRANDON MARSHALL had 10 catches for 165 yards in last meeting (12/2/12 with Chi.). Has 6 100-yard games in past 9. Has 14 TDs in 19 games with NYJ. Has 10 TDs in 9 home games with NYJ. WR ERIC DECKER has TD in 6 of past 7. Has 15 TDs in past 19. Has TD catch in 8 consecutive home games. WR QUINCY ENUNWA leads team with 17 catches (183 yards)…DT LEONARD WILLIAMS has 3.5 sacks in past 3 at home. DE MUHAMMAD WILKERSON has 8.5 sacks in past 11. Has 7.5 sacks in past 5 at home. CB MARCUS WILLIAMS has INT in 4 of past 7. Has 6 INTs in past 8 at home. LB LORENZO MAULDIN has 5 sacks in past 6 at home.

Jets Claim Former Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Off Waivers

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The Jets have claimed troubled tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins on waivers, Daryl Slater of the Newark Star Ledger reports.

Tampa Bay drafted him in Round 2 in 2014, but he has disappointed to date. Immediately after he was arrested for DUI on Friday, Tampa Bay waived him.

It wasn’t his first DUI arrest. While in college at the University of Washington, he was suspended one game during the 2013 season, due to a DUI arrest. Seferian-Jenkins was sentenced to one day in jail for that arrest.

Seferian-Jenkins still faces potential NFL discipline for his latest DUI arrest. It wasn’t his first misstep in the NFL. The Buccaneers’ coaches tossed him out of an organized team activities practice this spring because he wasn’t prepared.

But Seferian-Jenkins, who turns 24 on Thursday, is a young player with potential as a pass catcher.

Jets Self-Destruct; Give Up 8 Turnovers in 24-3 Loss to Chiefs

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Derrick Johnson saw everybody else picking off passes for Kansas City and decided to join the party.

Then he figured he might as well score, too.

The veteran linebacker snagged one of six interceptions thrown by Ryan Fitzpatrick, scored one of the Chiefs’ two touchdowns off turnovers, and put an exclamation mark on a rather bizarre 24-3 victory over the hapless, turnover-prone New York Jets on Sunday.

“We put an emphasis on taking away the ball all the time,” said Johnson, who scored his fourth career TD. “If you can get a turnover, it’s a big momentum changer. And if you can score, it’s even bigger.”

A turnover? How about get eight.

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Jets at Chiefs NFL Week Three Inactives

Here’s today’s inactives for the Jets at Chiefs at Arrowhead.

Jets

Erin Henderson (LB)
Mike Catapano (DE)
Bryce Petty (QB)
Darryl Roberts (CB)
Christian Hackenberg (QB)
Troymaine Pope (RB)

Chiefs

Jamaal Charles (RB)
Tyler Bray (QB)
Sam Barrington (LB)
De’Anthony Thomas (RB)
Kenneth Acker (CB)

Chiefs vs Jets NFL Week 3 Capsule

NEW YORK JETS (1-1) AT KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (1-1)

REGULAR SEASON SERIES

  JETS CHIEFS
SERIES LEADER 17-17-1  
STREAKS 3 of past 4  
COACHES VS. OPP. Todd Bowles: 1-0 Andy Reid: 4-0
LAST WEEK W 37-31 at Buffalo L 19-12 at Houston
LAST GAME 11/2/14: Jets 10 at Chiefs 24. Kansas City QB Alex Smith throws for 199 yards & 2 TDs. Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles rushes for 78 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/2/14
REFEREE Bill Vinovich
BROADCAST CBS (4:25 PM ET): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green, Jamie Erdahl (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 133 (NYJ), 83 (KC). XM: 387 (NYJ), 226 (KC).

STATS

PASSING Ryan Fitzpatrick: 43-69-563-3-1-96.5 Alex Smith: 54-85-2-1-84.9
RUSHING Matt Forte: 52-196 (2L)-3.8-3 (T1L) Spencer Ware: 21-127-6.0-1
RECEIVING Quincy Enunwa: 13-146-11.2-1 Jeremy Maclin: 11-131-11.9-1
OFFENSE 416.5 352.0
TAKE/GIVE 0 -2
DEFENSE 387.0 369.5
SACKS Leonard Williams: 2.5 3 tied: 1
INTs Marcus Williams: 2 (T1L) Marcus Peters: 2 (T1L)
PUNTING Lachlan Edwards: 47.2 Dustin Colquitt: 43.8
KICKING Nick Folk: 23 (3L) (5/6 PAT; 6/7 FG) Cairo Santos: 21 (3/3 PAT; 6/6 FG)

NOTES

JETS: QB RYAN FITZPATRICK had 4 TDs, 0 INTs & 133 rating in last start at KC (9/11/11 with Buf.). Passed for 374 yards & 116.5 rating last week, incl. 8 completions of 20+ yards…RB MATT FORTÉ rushed for 100 yards & 3 TDs last week, 1st NYJ to rush for 100+ yards & 3+ TDs on road since HOFer CURTIS MARTIN (10/15/00). Since entering NFL in 2008, has 12,873 scrimmage yards (8,698 rush, 4,175 rec.), most in NFL…WR BRANDON MARSHALL aims for 6th in row vs. KC with TD catch (7 TDs in past 5). Has 6 100-yard games in past 8. Has 14 TDs in 18 games with NYJ. WR ERIC DECKER aims for 7th in row with TD. Has 15 TDs in past 18. Had career-high 4 TDs (8 catches, 174 yards) in 12/1/13 game at KC (with Den.). WR QUINCY ENUNWA had career-best 92 yards last week…DT LEONARD WILLIAMS has 10 tackles, 2.5 sacks & FF this season. DE MUHAMMAD WILKERSON has 8.5 sacks in past 10. CB MARCUS WILLIAMS aims for 3rd in row with INT. Only player in NFL with INT in both games this season. Has INT in 4 of past 6…CHIEFS: Have won 7 in row at home…QB ALEX SMITH is 2-0 as starting QB vs. NYJ with 95.2 rating. Is 7-0 with 96.9 rating in past 7 at home…RB JAMAAL CHARLES has rushed for 7,220 yards on 1,320 att. in career for 5.47 avg., highest in NFL history (min. 1,000 att.). Has 10 TDs (7 rush, 3 rec.) in his past 9 at home. Had TD in last meeting. Incl. playoffs, RB SPENCER WARE has 7 rush TDs in past 11. Aims for 3rd in row at home with rush TD…TE TRAVIS KELCE had TD catch in last meeting. WR JEREMY MACLIN has TD catch in 5 of past 6 at home, incl. 3 in row. Has 7 TDs in past 11 (incl. playoffs)…CB MARCUS PETERS had 2 INTs last week. Has 7 INTs (1 TD) in past 9, incl. playoffs. Since entering NFL in 2015, has 10 INTs, most in league. LB TAMBA HALI has 87 career sacks, 2nd most in team history. Had sack last week. DT DONTARI POE had sack in last meeting. LB DEE FORD has 5 sacks in past 4 home games. LB DERRICK JOHNSON had sack last week. LB JUSTIN MARCH leads team in 2016 with 17 tackles.

Former Patriots Center Bryan Stork to Chat with the Jets

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Free agent center Bryan Stork, formerly of the Patriots, is visiting the Jets on Tuesday, a league source confirmed to Darryl Slater of the Newark Star-Ledger.

Stork’s visit was first reported by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport.

The Jets have some depth concerns on their offensive line right now, heading into Sunday’s game at the Chiefs.

In Thursday’s win at the Bills, left guard James Carpenter strained his calf. Wesley Johnson, who doubles as the backup center, replaced Carpenter on Thursday. So if Carpenter can’t play at the Chiefs, the Jets wouldn’t have a backup center, since Johnson would have to take Carpenter’s spot.

Stork, 25, was a fourth-round draft pick by the Patriots in 2014. They are the only team he has played for. They tried to trade him to Washington in late August, but Stork failed his physical, which voided the trade. The Patriots then cut him.

Bengals at Jets NFL Week One Inactives

Today’s inactive for the Bengals and Jets:

BENGALS INACTIVES

Tyler Eifert (TE)
Darqueze Dennard (CB)
DeShawn Williams (DT)
Jeff Driskel (QB)
Cody Core (WR)

JETS INACTIVES

Bryce Petty (QB)
Darryl Roberts (CB)
Jordan Jenkins (LB)
Christian Hackenberg (QB)
Braedon Bowman (TE)
Troymaine Pope (RB)