Jets place Maye, Bryant on PUP; Austin on NFI list
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed safeties Marcus Maye and Brandon Bryant on the physically unable to perform list.
The team also announced Monday rookie cornerback...
Florida hires former Redskins assistant Gray as CBs coach
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has hired Torrian Gray as its cornerbacks coach, bringing him back to Gainesville to replace Charlton Warren.
Warren left the Gators to take a similar position at rival Georgia.
Gray, who has 19 years of coaching experience, worked at Florida during the 2016 season. He spent the last two years with the NFL's Washington Redskins before being fired in January.
Jets place S Marcus Maye on season-ending injured reserve
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed safety Marcus Maye on injured reserve, ending an injury-plagued season for the 2017 second-round draft pick.
Jets’ Darnold sits out again, appears unlikely vs. Patriots
NEW YORK (AP) — Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold sat out team drills for a second straight day of practice, increasing the likelihood he'll sit out against New England on Sunday.
Darnold strained his right foot against Miami on Nov. 4 and didn't play the following week against Buffalo. Josh McCown will start in Darnold's place again if the youngster is unable to play.
Jets’ secondary will be down a few key players vs. Vikings
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' secondary will be short-handed against Kirk Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings.
Cornerback Buster Skrine and safety Marcus Maye are out for the game Sunday, and cornerback Trumaine Johnson is doubtful to play.
Skrine has a concussion that has caused him to miss most of the last two games. Maye is dealing with a broken right thumb. Meanwhile, Johnson — the Jets' top free-agent signing — will likely miss his third straight game with a quadriceps injury.
Jets’ Maye has broken thumb, Enunwa sprained ankle
NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets could be without two of their top playmakers on offense and defense for a while.
Safety Marcus Maye has a broken right thumb that could sideline him for a few weeks, and leading wide receiver Quincy Enunwa has a sprained right ankle.
Maye was injured in the third quarter of New York's 42-34 win over Indianapolis on Sunday. He was seen wearing a cast on his right hand after the game.
Sutton’s hustle play resonates with Broncos
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With the Denver Broncos getting steamrolled by the New York Jets last week, rookie receiver Courtland Sutton turned to teammates on the sideline and vowed to play hard until the very end.
He fulfilled that promise by running the length of the field to wrangle down safety Marcus Maye at the 1-yard line and prevent an end-of-game pick-6.
Jets’ Buster Skrine out, Trumaine Johnson doubtful vs. Colts
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' secondary will be without a few key members against the Indianapolis Colts.
Cornerback Buster Skrine has been ruled out for Sunday with a concussion. Fellow cornerback Trumaine Johnson is listed Friday as doubtful with a quadriceps injury that sidelined him last Sunday against Denver.
Rookie Parry Nickerson could fill Skrine's nickel spot, while Darryl Roberts and Rashard Robinson could see time in the base defense in Johnson's place.
Jets’ Maye laughs off jokes over falling short of TD on INT
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Marcus Maye is in the NFL record books for one of the best plays of his football career — and easily the most embarrassing.
Browns missing starting LB Kirksey for matchup with Jets
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns starting linebacker Christian Kirksey will sit out Thursday night's game against the New York Jets with an ankle injury.
One of Cleveland's captains, Kirksey also missed last week's game at New Orleans, the first time he sat out a game in his NFL career after playing in 65 straight. James Burgess will start for Kirksey as the Browns try to snap a 19-game winless streak.
Jets S Maye doubtful vs. Browns; LB Martin, TE Sterling out
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets starting safety Marcus Maye is doubtful to play in the team's game Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns because of a foot injury.
Maye has not played in a regular-season game because of the ailment. The Jets have not specified the nature of the injury. Maye had arthroscopic ankle surgery in the offseason, but this latest injury is unrelated.
Doug Middleton has filled in for Maye in the starting lineup and ranks fourth on the team with 11 tackles.
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 season with 65 catches. Kearse says he's feeling good, but coach Todd Bowles would not yet confirm that the receiver will play against the Dolphins on Sunday.
Abdullah inactive for Lions; Jets without Maye, Kearse
DETROIT (AP) — Lions running back Ameer Abdullah is inactive for Detroit's game Monday night against the New York Jets.
The Jets are without safety Marcus Maye (foot) and wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (abdomen), both of whom had been doubtful. New York linebacker Josh Martin was ruled out previously because of a concussion.
Jets LB Martin out vs. Lions, WR Kearse and S Maye doubtful
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets outside linebacker Josh Martin has been ruled out Monday night at Detroit because of a concussion.
The Jets also announced Saturday that wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (abdomen) and safety Marcus Maye (foot) are doubtful to play.
With Martin sidelined, New York promoted rookie outside linebacker Frankie Luvu from the practice squad and waived fullback Lawrence Thomas.
Jets starters Kearse, Maye and Martin sit out practice
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets could be without a few starters in their season opener.
Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, safety Marcus Maye and outside linebacker Josh Martin all sat out practice Thursday with injuries.
Kearse, Maye and Martin are all projected starters for the Jets, who open their season Monday night at Detroit. The team, which released its first injury report of the week on Thursday, has two more days of full practices.
Jets Preview Capsule
NEW YORK JETS (5-11)
New faces: Rookie QB Sam Darnold, CB Trumaine Johnson, RB Isaiah Crowell, WR Terrelle Pryor, LB Avery Williamson, C Spencer Long, DE Henry Anderson, S J.J. Wilcox, K Jason Myers, rookie DE Nathan Shepherd, rookie TE Chris Herndon.
Key losses: DE Muhammad Wilkerson, LB Demario Davis, RB Matt Forte, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins, DE Kony Ealy, C Wesley Johnson, K Chandler Catanzaro.
Jets’ ‘New Jack City’ DBs look to ‘control the airways’
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Morris Claiborne's T-shirt had three words printed on it that represent a new era in the New York Jets' secondary.
"New Jack City" is etched in sharp black letters and framed by a whited-out Manhattan-like skyline, closely resembling the artwork from the soundtrack to the 1991 hit action gangster movie.
New sound, new look: Jets strike deals with Def Jam, Marvel
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have announced partnerships with Def Jam Recordings and Marvel Entertainment to enhance game-day experiences for fans at MetLife Stadium this season.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets waived 2015 second-round draft pick Devin Smith and signed safety Brandon Bryant on Monday.
Smith, a wide receiver from Ohio State, couldn't stay healthy or provide anything on the field for the team. He played in 14 games with only 10 receptions. Twice, Smith suffered major knee injuries.
Jets Preview Capsule
NEW YORK JETS (5-11)
New faces: QB Josh McCown, WR Jermaine Kearse, CB Morris Claiborne, S Jamal Adams, S Marcus Maye, OL Kelvin Beachum, LB Demario Davis, DL Kony Ealy, K Chandler Catanzaro, offensive coordinator John Morton, outside linebackers coach Kevin Greene.
Jets acquire S Brooks from Eagles for CB McDougle
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets acquired safety Terrence Brooks from the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday for cornerback Dexter McDougle in a trade of 2014 draft picks.
The moves, announced by the Eagles, provide depth for both teams' secondaries.
Jets’ rookie safeties Adams, Maye looking more like vets
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Marcus Maye unloaded a pad-popping hit on a would-be receiver, causing Maye's helmet to fly off and the New York Jets' defensive players to go wild.
Right in the middle of all the hootin' and hollerin' was Jamal Adams, just as he's been all summer.
West grad Dylan Donahue signs rookie contract with New York Jets
The NFL dream keeps becoming more real for Dylan Donahue.
The 2011 Billings West graduate signed his rookie contract with the New York Jets on Tuesday, a four-year deal.
Asked how it felt to sign, Donahue couldn't help but laugh, "Yeah, it does feel a little more real."
Donahue, a linebacker, didn't disclose how much his contract was worth.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed safety Marcus Maye and linebacker Dylan Donahue, leaving just two of their nine draft picks unsigned.
Wide receiver Devin Smith also cleared waivers Tuesday and reverted to the Jets' injured reserve list. The 2015 second-round draft pick from Ohio State tore his ACL during the offseason workout program.
Safety dance: Jets’ Adams, Maye thrilled being teammates
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye have been dreaming about making game-changing plays in the same secondary for a few years.
They'll finally get that opportunity in the NFL as rookies with the New York Jets, who drafted the two hard-hitting safeties with their first two picks last week.
"I love it," Adams said Friday on the first day of rookie minicamp. "Me and Marcus, we've always been close. We always wanted to play with each other."
No. 15 Florida will be without DE Sherit for SEC title game
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 15 Florida will be without starting defensive end Jordan Sherit for the Southeastern Conference championship game against top-ranked Alabama.
Coach Jim McElwain made the announcement on a conference call Sunday, adding "we took some significant hits again."
Sherit injured his right knee in a loss at Florida State on Saturday. Nickel cornerback Duke Dawson (ankle) and left guard Martez Ivey (leg) also left the game.
Florida safety Maye out for season with broken left arm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 22 Florida will be without safety Marcus Maye for the rest of the season because of a broken left arm.
Maye injured his arm in the first quarter against South Carolina on Saturday and left the field on a cart. Coach Jim McElwain said after the 20-7 victory that Maye "will be done obviously."