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Jets’ Herndon suspended 4 games after DWI

[ad_1] New York Jets tight end Chris Herndon, a key player on offense, was suspended four games Friday for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, stemming from a June 2018 drunken-driving arrest in New Jersey.Herndon is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games. He will be eligible to return to the Jets' active roster on Monday, Oct. 7, following the team's Oct. 6 game against the
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Ex-Jets head coach, NFL LB Michaels dies at 89

[ad_1] Walt Michaels, who was the head coach of the New York Jets for six seasons and was the defensive coordinator for the franchise's only Super Bowl championship team, died Wednesday at age 89.His daughter, Mary Ann, told the Times Leader that her father died six years to the day after his wife, Betty, died.Michaels also played in the NFL for 12 seasons as a linebacker and was selected for
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The NFL’s best and worst offensive arsenals

[ad_1] When I was compiling my rankings of each NFL team's offensive weaponry last year, the Chiefs came out at No. 1. I was a little surprised. I ran through the rosters again. The Chiefs were still tops. I ran with it, and, well, things went OK. Patrick Mahomes won league MVP in his first season as a starter, and while Mahomes is unquestionably an incredible quarterback, it didn't hurt
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The NFL’s 20 biggest outlier contracts, and why a fullback reigns again

[ad_1] NFL contracts are wildly different from those of the other big four American sports. For one, baseball, basketball and hockey deals are mostly guaranteed. Football deals are the opposite. When you hear about a contract in one of those sports, you can usually feel pretty comfortable judging it by the total, cumulative numbers. In football, we're usually stuck waiting for days to find the actual terms of the deal,
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Former Aussie rugby league star hopes to ‘put on a show’ for Jets, NFL – New York Jets Blog

[ad_1] FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Former rugby league star Valentine Holmes had been practicing with the New York Jets for two months, learning football on the fly, when it finally hit him. It was June 3, media day at One Jets Drive. He slipped into full uniform for the first time and walked into a massive photo shoot with the rest of his teammates. In that moment, the impact of
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How Jets’ Sam Darnold can improve in 2019, sans mentor and burrito buddy – New York Jets Blog

[ad_1] FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- A look at what's happening around the New York Jets:1. McCown's parting thought: With his mentor, confidant and de facto coach embarking on a new career, Sam Darnold is bound to experience occasional pangs of Josh McCown withdrawal during the upcoming season. Darnold is probably already feeling it. After all, the two quarterbacks were virtually inseparable last season and became BFFs."He'll probably get lost on
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Rating the offseason for all 32 NFL teams — Why the Browns are at the top

[ad_1] The 2019 NFL offseason work has concluded. With training camp set to open in late July, we take a look back at how teams fared.NFL Nation rates each team in its offseason efforts and looks at its biggest question still to be answered.Here's how all 32 teams fared with grades:EliteOffseason goals: The Browns placed a priority on surrounding budding franchise quarterback Baker Mayfield with more weapons, connecting on the
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McCown retires from NFL, joins ESPN as analyst

[ad_1] After circuitous career that began 17 years ago in Arizona, quarterback Josh McCown is retiring from football, he announced Monday on The Players' Tribune.McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, spent the past two seasons with the New York Jets. He made the decision to retire after consulting with his family for the past few months. His body feels fresh -- he appeared in only four games last season
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McCown, self-proclaimed ‘journeyman’, retiring

[ad_1] After remarkably circuitous career that began 17 years ago in Arizona, quarterback Josh McCown is retiring from football, he announced Monday on The Players Tribune.McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, spent the last two seasons with the New York Jets. He made the decision after consulting with his family for the last few months. His body feels fresh - he appeared in only four games last season -
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Le’Veon Bell effect: How the Jets’ star can impact everyone around him – New York Jets Blog

[ad_1] FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Le'Veon Bell was mostly invisible in the offseason, skipping voluntary workouts, but he will be omnipresent once the season starts. He will be here, there and everywhere for the New York Jets: A running back. A slot receiver. A wide receiver. A workhorse. A decoy at times.A game-changer for the offense -- or so they hope.Jets coach Adam Gase has a chessboard in his mind,