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Jets Add Running Back Thomas Rawls and Linebacker Neville Hewitt

The Jets signed Thomas Rawls, the team announced Friday, just a day after the running back visited, the New York Daily News reports. They also added linebacker Neville Hewitt. The former Seahawks ball carrier averaged a league-high 5.6 yards per carry (for 830 yards) as an undrafted rookie in 2015. But the 24-year-old had back-to-back […]

Jets Pick Up Recently Released Cowboys WR Lucky Whitehead

The Jets have claimed former Dallas Cowboys WR/KR Lucky Whitehead off waivers according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, and New Orleans Saints also showed interest in Whitehead. Gang Green is an excellent landing spot after his controversial exit in Dallas, where he was cut after a shoplifting arrest despite […]

Jets Release FS Marcus Gilchrist and CB Nick Marshall, Re-Sign ILB Bruce Carter

After drafting safeties in the first two rounds (Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye), the Jets on Thursday released injured free safety Marcus Gilchrist, Connor Hughes of the Newark Star-Ledger reports. The move creates $4.625 million in salary cap space, with $2.75 million in dead money attached. Gilchrist’s contract was set to expire after the 2018 […]

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

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 […]

Jets Claim Former Buccaneers TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Off Waivers

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 […]

Jets Waive Four, Ink Four in Latest Roster Shuffle

The Jets on Sunday waived four players, to make room for the four players the organization claimed on waivers Sunday, Darryl Slater of the Newark Star-Ledger reports. The released players: cornerback Dexter McDougle, safety Ronald Martin, running back Dominique Williams, and running back Khiry Robinson. The biggest surprise was Robinson, a free agent signing this […]

Jets Ink RB Antone Smith; Place RB Bernard Pierce on IR

The Jets made a couple roster moves today surrounding the running back spot, as the team signed veteran Antone Smith and put Bernard Pierce on injured reserve. The 5’9”, 192-pound Smith, a Florida State product entering his seventh NFL season, appeared in five games with the Chicago Bears last season. An undrafted free agent who […]

Jets Announce Roster Cuts To Get Down to 78

The Jets announced today their roster moves to get the club down to 78 players. They need to be at 75 by Tuesday afternoon. Here’s the list of players released. CB Javier Arenas, OT James Brewer, CB Curtis Brown, C Dalton Freeman, WR TJ Graham, WR/KR Saalim Hakim, WR Austin Hill, WR DeVier Posey, LB […]