FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets can’t deny the dismal numbers their defense put up last season.
They were downright ugly and embarrassing.
But a year after being ranked last in nearly every key defensive category, the Jets are optimistic they will not only bounce back in a big way but be really good.
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Lawson was the talk of training camp for the New York Jets last summer.
The powerful defensive end seemed to be in the backfield on every play, providing an exciting glimpse of what could be.
NEW YORK (AP) — Call it a chip. Maybe supreme confidence. Or unshakeable swagger.
All D.J. Reed knows is when he steps on the football field, there's no doubt as to how valuable he is. That's why the New York Jets' new cornerback was a bit offended when the Seahawks came to him with their offer to keep him in Seattle.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets opened the second day of the NFL’s legal tampering period by addressing their shaky secondary.
Former Seattle Seahawks cornerback D.J. Reed and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Jordan Whitehead agreed to terms on deals with the Jets on Tuesday.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (7-10)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LT Duane Brown, TE Gerald Everett, RT Brandon Shell, C Ethan Pocic, RB Rashaad Penny, QB Geno Smith, DT Robert Nkemdiche, DE Rasheem Green, CB D.J.
Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl safety Quandre Diggs was carted off the field with a broken right leg and dislocated ankle in an emotional scene in Arizona on Sunday, and New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill left a game against Atlanta with a left foot injury and didn’t return.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks Pro Bowl safety Quandre Diggs was carted off the field after suffering a broken right leg and dislocated ankle in the fourth quarter Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
SEATTLE (1-2) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-1)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EDT, Fox
OPENING LINE: 49ers by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks continued shuffling their roster Tuesday, placing tight end Colby Parkinson, cornerback Tre Brown and cornerback Nigel Warrior on injured reserve.
Seattle filled the open roster spots by promoting wide receiver Penny Hart and John Reid from the practice squad and signing free agent cornerback Blessuan Austin.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When he was in college, Ahkello Witherspoon wanted to have an NFL career in Seattle.
Many college defensive backs felt the same way at that time since the Seahawks' defense was at the pinnacle of the NFL during that period, anchored by a legendary secondary.