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‘Small chance’ Jets’ ailing Kacy Rodgers coaches vs. Colts

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers briefly returned to the team’s facility, and coach Todd Bowles says there’s a “small chance” he coaches against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.Rodgers is dealing with what Bowles characterized last week as a “serious” illness. The 49-year-old assistant coach wasn’t with the team […]

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Jets activate CB Robinson, release S Wilcox

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets activated cornerback Rashard Robinson and released safety J.J. Wilcox on Monday.New York had until 4 p.m. EDT to activate or release Robinson, who returned to the team last week on a roster exemption following a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy.Robinson was arrested and charged with […]

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Jets’ Crowell fined $13K by NFL for TD ‘wipe’ celebration

NEW YORK (AP) — Well, that’s one way to flush some money away.New York Jets running back Isaiah Crowell was fined $13,369 by the NFL on Tuesday for his crude touchdown celebration in Cleveland.After scoring against his former team on Sept. 20, Crowell took the football and wiped it against his rear end before firing […]

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Jags’ Marrone appears to send message to Jets with late TD

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone insists he was following the strategy chart, calling for a 2-point conversion after a fourth-down touchdown run in the final seconds of a lopsided game.Yeah, right.Marrone’s message to the New York Jets — the team that snubbed him for its head coaching job in January 2015 […]

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Former Jets LB Donahue suspended 14 weeks by NFL

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue was suspended 14 weeks by the NFL on Friday for violating its substance abuse policy.The 26-year-old Donahue pleaded guilty last month to charges in two separate incidents in which he was arrested for driving while intoxicated.Police said he caused a wrong-way crash in February […]

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Gore, Dolphins top Darnold, mistake-prone Jets 20-12

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Frank Gore moved up in the NFL record books with a history-making run — and helped deliver the Miami Dolphins a victory with a game-sealing catch.Gore moved past Curtis Martin for fourth on the career rushing list, Ryan Tannehill threw two touchdown passes, Kenyan Drake ran for a score and […]

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Jets’ Kearse appears ready to play, Maye doubtful

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Jermaine Kearse practiced fully for the third straight day and appears ready to play after sitting out the season opener with an abdominal injury.Kearse was hurt during training camp and needed surgery but has made a quick recovery. He was the Jets’ leading receiver last […]

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Darnold, Jets struggle with mistakes, missed opportunities

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold’s Broadway debut was mostly a bust.And he wasn’t alone.The rookie quarterback and New York’s offense struggled with mistakes, turnovers and missed opportunities as the Jets fell 20-12 to the Miami Dolphins in the team’s home opener Sunday. Darnold believes there will be better performances ahead.”Every loss that we […]

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After dominant opener, Jets’ defense aims to ‘step it up’

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets were dominant on defense in their season opener, with one player after another coming up with highlight-reel plays.Five interceptions, big tackles and lots of pressure on the quarterback marked the 48-17 victory in Detroit last Monday night .”I couldn’t stop smiling, man,” linebacker Avery Williamson said, […]

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AFC East rivals Dolphins, Jets look to start season 2-0

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Welcome to the Dolphins-Jets rivalry, Sam Darnold.New York’s rookie quarterback will be under center and in the spotlight for the latest matchup of AFC East enemies Sunday at MetLife Stadium, with a 2-0 start to the season on the line.It might not sound like much, but consider this: The Dolphins […]

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Jets set blueprint with stunning, dominant opening win

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, that really happened.Sam Darnold sparkled in his NFL debut — after a disastrous first throw, of course — and the New York Jets dominated on offense, defense and special teams for a stunningly complete 48-17 victory over Detroit in their season opener Monday night.And, just like that, hopes have been […]

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Jets’ Darnold unfazed by all the attention after 1st NFL win

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The kid has a sense of humor, too.Sam Darnold kept a straight face for a split-second as he answered a question about what he could’ve done differently on his first pass in the New York Jets’ season opener in Detroit.You know, the one that was intercepted and returned for a […]

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Darnold recovers from 1st-play pick-6, helps Jets rout Lions

DETROIT (AP) — Sam Darnold rolled right and made a rookie move, lobbing a football across the field that was picked off and returned for a touchdown.It might’ve been his only mistake all night.Darnold made a stellar debut after throwing a pick-6 on his first NFL snap, and the New York Jets intercepted five passes […]

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Healthy again, Jets’ Enunwa emerges as go-to guy for Darnold

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Quincy Enunwa catches passes, takes big hits and dishes out some vicious shots of his own.The New York Jets wide receiver has become a fan favorite for his physical style and reliable hands — and those impressive attributes have also quickly made him a go-to guy for rookie quarterback Sam […]

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Jets’ Christopher Johnson dishes on Darnold, expectations

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Christopher Johnson was in an elevator at Ford Field in Detroit when his New York Jets took the field with Sam Darnold.The team’s acting chairman and CEO then heard the roar from Lions fans and immediately knew something had gone wrong for his rookie quarterback in the season opener Monday […]

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