Vikings sign ex-Jets guard Dakota Dozier
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed guard Dakota Dozier, adding more depth at a position in flux.
The deal was done Thursday with Dozier , who played the past five seasons...
Free Agency-Jets Capsule
NEW YORK JETS (4-12)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Josh McCown, RB Bilal Powell, WR Jermaine Kearse, LG James Carpenter, CB Morris Claiborne, CB Buster Skrine, CB Darryl Roberts, K Jason...
Jets re-sign OLs Dozier, Qvale
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have re-signed offensive lineman Dakota Dozier.
The Jets also announced Friday that offensive lineman Brent Qvale has signed his restricted free agent tender, worth $1.907 million this year.
Both Dozier and Qvale add depth and versatility to an offensive line that includes newcomers Spencer Long and Travis Swanson.
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NEW YORK JETS (5-11)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Josh McCown; CB Morris Claiborne; C Wesley Johnson, TEs Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Chris Gragg; LBs Demario Davis, Bruce Carter, Julian Stanford, and David Bass; S Terrence Brooks; PK Chandler Catanzaro; DLs Kony Ealy and Ed Stinson; DT Mike Pennel; OLs Jonotthan Harrison, Ben Ijalana and Dakota Dozier.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR Quincy Enunwa; S Rontez Miles; OL Brent Qvale; TE Neal Sterling; DL Xavier Cooper.
Jets fire offensive line coach Steve Marshall
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have fired offensive line coach Steve Marshall after three seasons.
The move Wednesday comes a week after coach Todd Bowles parted ways with offensive coordinator John Morton. The Jets have not yet hired a replacement for Morton, who was in the role for just one season.
Jets place RG Brian Winters on IR, promote DL Deon Simon
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Brian Winters is being shut down for the New York Jets' season finale.
The starting right guard was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday with an abdominal injury that he has been dealing with for most of the season.
New York promoted defensive lineman Deon Simon from the practice squad to take Winters' place on the active roster. The Jets also announced that they signed defensive lineman Francis Kallon to the practice squad.
Jets’ Winters out; Williams out of concussion protocol
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets right guard Brian Winters will not play against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday because of an abdominal injury.
Coach Todd Bowles said Friday that either Dakota Dozier or Brent Qvale will replace Winters.
Defensive end Leonard Williams completed the NFL's concussion protocol after being injured last Sunday at New Orleans and was a full participant at practice.
Jets CB Burris out for game vs. Chiefs with concussion
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets backup cornerback Juston Burris has been ruled out against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday because of a concussion.
Burris was injured last Sunday against Carolina and did not practice all week while in the league's concussion protocol. Coach Todd Bowles says Rashard Robinson, Robert Nelson and rookie Derrick Jones could fill in at Burris' spot as New York's No. 4 cornerback behind Morris Claiborne, Buster Skrine and Darryl Roberts.
Jets starting guard Brian Winters out vs Dolphins
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets will be without starting right guard Brian Winters for their home opener Sunday against the Miami Dolphins because of an abdominal injury.
Winters was injured last Sunday at Oakland and replaced by fourth-year backup Dakota Dozier. Coach Todd Bowles says Friday that Dozier and Brent Qvale split the snaps this week during practice, but he had not yet decided on who would start.
Jets place Brian Winters, Mike Catapano on season-ending IR
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed starting right guard Brian Winters and backup linebacker Mike Catapano on season-ending injured reserve.
The team also announced Tuesday it promoted defensive lineman Brandin Bryant and offensive tackle Donald Hawkins to the active roster.
The Jets also signed center Kyle Friend and tight end Jason Vander Laan to the practice squad.
Jets’ Decker practices on limited basis, Marshall sits again
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker returned to practice on a limited basis after sitting out with a sore shoulder, while Brandon Marshall was out for a second straight day because of knee and foot ailments.
Decker says Thursday that he'll "be ready to go" against the Chiefs on Sunday in Kansas City.
Marshall appears to be more of an uncertainty and could be a game-time decision, although he said earlier in the week that he hopes to play.