New York Jets release WR Eric Decker after attempting to trade him

New York Jets release WR Eric Decker after attempting to trade him

The New York Jets continued their roster purge this week by parting ways with yet another veteran. After attempting to trade wide receiver Eric Decker, the team has decided to release him. He was a highly productive player for the Jets in 2015, catching 80 passes for 1,027 yards and 12 touchdowns. He was forced […]

Jets will release former Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis

The New York Jets are cutting ties with former Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis, the team announced Tuesday. Revis has spent eight of his 10 years in the league with the Jets, being named to seven Pro Bowls. But the 31-year-old cornerback had a down year in 2016, allowing the highest passer rating in coverage among […]

Why the Jets need to get rid of Darrelle Revis as soon as possible

For months, questions have been asked about Darrelle Revis’ future in New York. The former All-Pro was once considered the best cornerback in all of football, earning himself the nickname of Revis Island. That’s no longer the case after he went from good to a huge liability in 2016. Revis was tested by everyone from […]

Inspirational ex-Jet Dennis Byrd dies in car accident at 50

Inspirational ex-Jet Dennis Byrd dies in car accident at 50

Dennis Byrd, the former NFL defensive lineman whose career was ended by neck injury, was killed Saturday in a car accident. He was 50. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Byrd was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Oklahoma 88 north of Claremore. The Tulsa World first reported Byrd’s death. He starred at Tulsa before playing […]

Matt Forte likely will miss Jets’ preseason opener

Matt Forte likely will miss Jets’ preseason opener

There are plenty of benefits to signing a top-tier veteran running back on the free-agent market, but there is also plenty of maintenance to be done. The Jets know this firsthand after Matt Forte tweaked his hamstring. While the former Bears star is just now working his way back into drills, there won’t be a […]