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Jets Release QB Matt Simms

The Jets on Thursday announced that they have released quarterback Matt Simms, Darryl Slater of the Newark Star Ledger reports. He was their third-stringer last season, having beaten out underwhelming rookie Tajh Boyd in training camp. But the Jets picked quarterback Bryce Petty in the fourth round this year, which was a bad sign for […]

Jets Sign First Round Pick Calvin Pryor

The Jets signed first round draft pick safety Calvin Pryor to a four year deal on Monday. Pryor is the eleventh of the Jets twelve draft picks to sign with the team. The only remaining unsigned player is second round pick, CB Dexter McDougle. According to Jason Belzer’s predictions on Forbes.com, Pryor stands to make a total […]

Jets Reach Agreement with Safety Ed Reed

The New York Jets came to an agreement with all-pro safety Ed Reed on Thursday. Reed cleared waivers after the Houston Texans released him earlier in the week. The former all-pro safety previously played for Jets’ head coach Rex Ryan when Ryan was the a Baltimore Ravens assistant between 2002 and 2008. Reed signed a […]

QB David Garrard Returns to Jets

New Jets GM John Idzik’s first two signings this off-season haven’t reaped early rewards. RB Mike Goodson was suspended for the first four-games due to an arrest in May, and QB David Garrard decided to retire prior to training camp. However, Goodson has now returned from his four-game suspension, and the Jets announced on Thursday […]

Jets to Sign Former Buffalo Bills’ WR David Nelson

  The New York Jets will sign WR David Nelson today, according to various sources. The Jets worked out Nelson last week, but passed on the former Buffalo Bills receiver. However, due to injuries last weekend to both starting wide receivers — Santonio Holmes, and Stephen Hill —  the Jets needed to make a move […]

Jets Make Punting Change; Release Malone, Sign Quigley

With a rookie starting quarterback and a top-5 defense, winning the battle for field position can be the difference between winning and losing. To try and improve in that area, the New York Jets made a kicking change on Monday, releasing punter Robert Malone and re-signing Ryan Quigley. Malone won the job over Quigley in training […]

Jets Make Roster Moves; Sign QB Brady Quinn, WR Ben Obomanu

After Sunday’s victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers the New York Jets made several roster moves: the team re-signed QB Brady Quinn, and WR Ben Obomanu, and released LB Danny Lansanah and LB Scott Solomon. Quinn was signed a week prior to the season opener as insurance when Mark Sanchez’s shoulder injury appeared to be more serious than […]

Jets Sign QB Brady Quinn, Release Graham Harrell

As of this morning, the Jets have added another QB to their already mixed-up situation; the Jets announced that they have signed QB Brady Quinn and released QB Graham Harrell. Quinn was released by the Seattle Seahawks on Monday after he lost the back-up quarterback competition to Tavaris Jackson. Quinn has had a tumultuous career. […]