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Jets Sticking With Geno Smith For At Least One More Week

Jets Sticking With Geno Smith For At Least One More Week

Update: Geno Smith told reporters on Monday that he will be the starting quarterback against the Raiders in Week 14, despite being benched during Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins, per Kimberley Martin. Smith mentioned that quarterbacks coach David Lee informed him of the team’s decision today. ESPN’s Adam Schefter speculated earlier in the day that New [...]

December 2, 2013 Nate Bouda Jets 0

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 12/2

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 12/2

We’ll have more updates posted here throughout the day as the news is available. NFLTR Projected 2014 NFL Draft Order  Bears QB Jay Cutler mentioned that he hopes to return in Week 14. (Chicago Tribune) Bengals HC Marvin Lewis told reporters on Monday that G Clint Boling may have a torn ACL. (Joe Reedy) G Kevin [...]

December 2, 2013 Nate Bouda Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Chiefs, Eagles, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Redskins, Seahawks, Steelers, Vikings 0

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 10/21

NFL News & Rumors: Monday 10/21

49ers HC Jim Harbaugh mentioned that OLB Aldon Smith could return in the next “couple of weeks.” (NFLTR) Bears QB Jay Cutler will miss “at least” four weeks with a groin tear. (NFLTR) LB Lance Briggs is out 4-6 weeks with a shoulder injury. (NFLTR) Bears released TE Steve Maneri. (Rich Campbell) Bills RB Fred Jackson mentioned that he aggravated [...]

October 21, 2013 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Rams, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans 0

Jets Release QB Brady Quinn, Activate David Garrard

Jets Release QB Brady Quinn, Activate David Garrard

Update: Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that the Jets have released QB Brady Quinn and promoted recently signed veteran David Garrard to their active roster. This move was expected to come as soon as it was reported that Garrad was re-signing with the Jets now that his knee injury has properly healed. Garrard, 35, is likely to backup rookie Geno [...]

October 21, 2013 Nate Bouda Jets 0

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 10/10

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 10/10

NFLTR Top 50 – 2014 Free Agents list.  NFL Cap Space Update Bears CB Charles Tillman is still considered a game-time decision for Thursday night’s game. (ESPN Chicago) Bengals Bengals worked out RB D.J. Harper. (Aaron Wilson) Bills FS Jairus Byrd is expected to make his season debut on Sunday. (ESPN.com) RB C.J. Spiller is “progressing [...]

October 10, 2013 Nate Bouda Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Buccaneers, Chargers, Chiefs, Cowboys, Eagles, Falcons, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Steelers, Texans, Vikings 0

Jets Sign Ben Obomanu, Place David Garrard On The Retired List

Jets Sign Ben Obomanu, Place David Garrard On The Retired List

The New York Jets announced the signing of former Seahawks WR Ben Obomanu on Thursday. Veteran QB David Garrard was subsequently placed on the reserve/retired list following his recent decision to hang up his cleats. The Obomanu signing makes sense when you consider that GM John Idzik comes the Seahawks organization and the fact that they could use some additional [...]

May 30, 2013 Nate Bouda Jets, Seahawks 0

Jets “Really Wanted” Brian Hoyer

Jets “Really Wanted” Brian Hoyer

Tony Grossi of ESPN Cleveland reports that the New York Jets “really wanted” to sign QB Brian Hoyer once he became available and before he ultimately joined the Browns. With David Garrard surprising retirement announcement, the Jets had an obvious need at quarterback and still do. The Browns would ultimately sign Hoyer to a two-year deal that included some guaranteed money. Clearly, [...]

May 19, 2013 Salvador Borboa Browns, Jets 0

Speculative QB Options For The Jets

Speculative QB Options For The Jets

Rich Cimini of ESPN New York takes a look at some of the available free agent quarterbacks and how they would fit with the Jets now that David Garrard has retired. Charlie Batch Batch, 38, is a veteran quarterback who’s familiar with offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg’ system. Despite having some success in recent years while filling in Ben Roethlisberger, [...]

May 18, 2013 Salvador Borboa Jets 2

Jets QB David Garrard Retiring From The NFL

Jets QB David Garrard Retiring From The NFL

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, QB David Garrard has told multiple Jets players that he does not plan to remain with the team. Adam Schein of NFL.com  received a text from Garrard that said “Having to call it quits. My knee is not holding up. Continuing to swell after practices. Limiting what I [...]

May 15, 2013 Nathan J. Rivera Jets 0

Jets QB Job Geno Smith’s To Lose?

Jets QB Job Geno Smith’s To Lose?

Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets are “smitten” with second-round QB Geno Smith. Costello mentions that it’s “beginning to look more and more like the starting job is his to lose.” Smith was reportedly “impressive” during the two days of mini-camp that was open to the media. Costello admits that it’s too earlier to completely rule out Mark [...]

May 13, 2013 Nate Bouda Jets 0

Jets QB Competition Expected To be Similar To Seattle’s From A Year Ago

Jets QB Competition Expected To be Similar To Seattle’s From A Year Ago

Rich Cimini of ESPN New York expects the New York Jets to take a similar approach to their current quarterback competition to what the Seahawks did last year when they allowed Matt Flynn, Russell Wilson and Tarvaris Jackson to compete for the starting job. Jets new GM John Idzik was with Seattle last year, so he’s more than familiar with this approach. The [...]

May 5, 2013 Salvador Borboa Jets, Seahawks 2

Tim Tebow Hoping To Sit And Learn From A Great QB & HC

Tim Tebow Hoping To Sit And Learn From A Great QB & HC

Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports reports that free agent QB Tim Tebow would like to sign with a team that will allow him to sit and learn from a great quarterback and head coach. Cole believes the Saints would be a “perfect” place for him to end up. Since being released by the Jets earlier in the week, there’s [...]

May 2, 2013 Brett Lyons Jets, Packers, Patriots 0

Report: Cardinals Release QB Kevin Kolb

Report: Cardinals Release QB Kevin Kolb

Update: Adam Caplan reports that the Arizona Cardinals released QB Kevin Kolb on Friday after he refused to take a pay cut. Caplan adds that the two sides reportedly “discussed various options for him to return,” but ultimately were not able to reach an agreement. Kolb had a $2 million roster bonus that was due on Saturday, so a [...]

March 15, 2013 Nate Bouda Bills, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Jets 0

Free Agency Rumors & Transactions: Friday

Free Agency Rumors & Transactions: Friday

Here’s our running list of the days news, rumors, visits and signings. Be sure to check back throughout the day. 49ers 49ers signed LB Dan Skuta to a two-year contract. Free agent S Craig Dahl will visit the 49ers. (Howard Balzer) Bears Bears re-signed CB Zackary Bowman to a one-year contract. (Sean Jensen) Bengals Free agent TE [...]

March 15, 2013 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Giants, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Ravens, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings 0

Jets Sign Free Agent QB David Garrard

Jets Sign Free Agent QB David Garrard

The New York Jets have announced that they’ve signed free agent QB David Garrard. Garrard, 35, visited with the Jets a few weeks ago and even referred to them as an an “ideal situation” for him. He mentioned that he had a great workout with the team and even added that he felt like his “old self [...]

March 11, 2013 Nate Bouda Jets 0

Free Agency Rumors: Saturday 3/9

Free Agency Rumors: Saturday 3/9

Here are some of the rumors circulating around now that the three-day window for NFL teams to contract free agents is open. We’ll have updates throughout the day. NFL RB Rashard Mendenhall and QB Drew Stanton are already drawing interest. (Albert Breer) Bears Bears tendered exclusive rights free agent RB Armando Allen. (Chicago Tribune) Broncos [...]

March 9, 2013 Nate Bouda Bears, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Jets, Lions, Panthers, Patriots, Rams, Redskins, Saints, Steelers, Titans, Vikings 0

NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 3/5

NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 3/5

NFL Free agent Vince Young will work out at the University of Texas’ March 26 Pro Day. (Stewart Mandel) 49ers DL Cullen Jenkins will meet with the 49ers on Tuesday. (NFLTR) Bears The Bears are expected to have interest in free agent TE Jared Cook. (NFLTR) Bears have informed free agent CB D.J. Moore that he is not a [...]

March 5, 2013 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chiefs, Cowboys, Dolphins, Falcons, Jets, Lions, Packers, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Ravens, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, Steelers, Texans, Titans 0

Jets Prepared To Sign QB David Garrard In The Coming Weeks?

Jets Prepared To Sign QB David Garrard In The Coming Weeks?

Update: ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that a source has informed him that free agent QB David Garrard “anticipates putting a deal together” the New York Jets after they’re able to get their cap situation stabilized. Schefter’s source added that “both sides are feeling good about a possible deal.“ ——————— Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the Jets brought in [...]

March 1, 2013 Nate Bouda Dolphins, Jets 0

Matt Moore An Option For The Jets?

Matt Moore An Option For The Jets?

Brian Costello of the New York Post writes that Dolphins backup QB Matt Moore could be a potential option for the Jets to consider during free agency. Costello also lists Tavaris Jackson, Jason Campbell or David Garrard as other speculative options given that all of these players would only command a modest contract on the open the market. ESPN’s [...]

January 20, 2013 Nate Bouda Dolphins, Jets 0

NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 11/13

NFL News & Rumors: Tuesday 11/13

NFL Free agent QB David Garrard mentioned that his knee is finally healthy and he’s ready to work out for interested teams. (Jason La Canfora) 49ers The 49ers tried out LB Scott McKillop. (Aaron Wilson) Bears QB Jay Cutler has reportedly suffered “nearly a half-dozen” concussions over the course of his career. (NFLTR) The Bears signed QB Josh [...]

November 13, 2012 Nate Bouda 49ers, Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Browns, Buccaneers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, Giants, Jets, Lions, Packers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams, Ravens, Redskins, Steelers, Texans, Vikings 0

Report: Dolphins Will Release QB David Garrard

Report: Dolphins Will Release QB David Garrard

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that Miami Dolphins have informed QB David Garrard that he will be released. There was some speculation that Matt Moore could be dealt, considering that there was reportedly a decent amount of interest in the backup quarterback. Miami elected to keep four quarterbacks last week, but that decision was [...]

September 4, 2012 Nate Bouda Dolphins 0