Jets sign TE Braedon Bowman to active roster
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed tight end Braedon Bowman to their active roster, promoting him from the practice squad.
Bowman was claimed off waivers from Jacksonville on Sept. 4 and inactive for the Jets in the season opener. He was waived on Sept. 13 and then re-signed to the practice squad six days later.
Jets waive TE Parker after failed physical, sign S Allen
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets waived tight end Brian Parker on Tuesday after he failed his physical and signed safety Antonio Allen.
Parker was acquired on waivers from Kansas City on Sunday. The Jets now have three tight ends on their roster: Kellen Davis, Brandon Bostick and Braeden Bowman.
Jets claim 4 off waivers; cut Robinson, McDougle
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are heading into the first week of the regular season with four tight ends, four quarterbacks — and a handful of new faces.
A day after setting its initial 53-man roster, the team claimed four players off waivers on Sunday, including tight ends Braedon Bowman from Jacksonville and Brian Parker from Kansas City, running back Troymaine Pope from Seattle and cornerback Darryl Roberts from New England.
Fitz, Jets starters sluggish, score in 21-20 loss to Giants
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Fitzpatrick threw a touchdown pass to Eric Decker and the New York Jets' defense stifled Eli Manning and the New York Giants' starters in a 21-20 preseason loss Saturday night.
Both teams' first-string offenses did very little in the last regular-season tuneup for most starters, but Fitzpatrick connected with Decker for a 22-yard score three plays after Darrelle Revis intercepted Manning in Giants territory in the second quarter.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Brandon Bostick tried to not let the death threats bother him.
All the hate mail and expletive-filled comments on social media also went unread for months.
The tight end was public enemy No. 1 in Green Bay during the winter of 2015 after he misplayed an onside kick in the NFC championship game that turned the game around and helped send Seattle to the Super Bowl. Frustrated fans blamed Bostick, whose name is still associated with one of...