FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson has gone from being the future of the New York Jets franchise to an underachieving benchwarmer.
Coach Robert Saleh announced the decision Wednesday to sit Wilson and replace him with Mike White as the starting quarterback Sunday against the Chicago Bears.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Changes are coming to the New York Jets' offense.
Nothing too drastic or radical, but Zach Wilson's return as the starting quarterback allows the team to do some things it simply couldn't with Joe Flacco under center.
LONDON (AP) — The “J-E-T-S” chants gave way to British-accented berating of quarterback Joe Flacco at the London sports pub where fans watched the Cincinnati Bengals ease to victory last week.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Last week, the winless Cincinnati Bengals talked about how the offense needed to start faster, and the defense wanted to create more turnovers.
They made good on both accounts Sunday in a 27-12 road win over the New York Jets.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It took just one week for all those positive vibes to turn into frustration — again — for the New York Jets.
The offense struggled, the defense couldn't make crucial stops and veteran players made key mistakes in a 27-12 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson is getting closer to playing again for the New York Jets. That means Joe Flacco's time as the starting quarterback is coming to a close.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns defensive end Jadeveon Clowney will miss Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers after injuring his right ankle during Sunday's 31-30 loss to the New York Jets.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. felt the need to apologize.
“Sorry,” he said, surrounded by reporters in a corner of Cleveland's quiet locker room. “Still in shock.”
CLEVELAND (AP) — Everything was stacked against the New York Jets. The clock wasn't in their favor, and Cleveland's frothing home crowd was making things harder.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike LaFleur glanced at the final stats from the New York Jets' season opener and one number really made him uneasy.
Joe Flacco threw the ball a whopping 59 times in the 24-9 loss to Baltimore last Sunday.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are sticking with Joe Flacco as their starting quarterback against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Coach Robert Saleh announced the decision Wednesday to stay with Flacco this week despite a less than inspired performance by the 37-year-old quarterback and the rest of the offense in a 24-9 loss to Baltimore in the regular-season opener.
NEW YORK (AP) — More playmakers, better depth and flashy speed had the New York Jets feeling optimistic about their offense.
And that was even with Joe Flacco filling in at quarterback and a shuffled line dealing with injuries.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Carson Wentz made clutch throws to erase big mistakes and pull out a victory that eluded Baker Mayfield and Joe Flacco.
Russell Wilson is up next in the NFL’s Week 1 revenge tour.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The game was already long decided when Michael Carter found himself wide open in the end zone — and dropped a sure touchdown pass.
It was just that kind of day for the New York Jets: Stumbles, fumbles and bumbles, especially on offense.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — This wasn't exactly the story line most envisioned when the NFL schedule came out a few months ago and they saw the Baltimore Ravens at the New York Jets in Week 1.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are already without their starting quarterback. They might be without their left tackle, too.
Duane Brown didn't practice for a second straight day Thursday while dealing with a shoulder issue, putting his availability for the season opener Sunday against Baltimore in serious doubt.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Flacco will huddle up for the New York Jets against his former team. And likely a few more opponents after that.
Coach Robert Saleh announced Wednesday that Flacco will start at quarterback in the season opener Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens in place of the injured Zach Wilson — who likely will be out until Week 4 at Pittsburgh.
NEW YORK (AP) — There's still a chance Zach Wilson will open the season for the New York Jets under center instead of on the sideline.
Coach Robert Saleh said during a Zoom call that Wilson did some throwing on the field Monday while testing out his surgically repaired right knee, which was injured in the preseason opener at Philadelphia on Aug.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Flacco and the New York Jets' starting offense were far from sharp against the New York Giants.
They've got two weeks to work out the kinks — while they wait to see when Zach Wilson returns from his knee injury.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Flacco and the rest of the New York Jets' starters might have to get comfortable on the sideline Monday night.
Coach Robert Saleh said Saturday he's unsure what the team's plan is for who'll see the field — and for how long — in the Jets' preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson returned to the New York Jets' facility Thursday, eager to begin rehabilitation on his surgically repaired right knee.
The second-year quarterback had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles to repair a torn meniscus.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets and quarterback Joe Flacco agreed on a one-year contract Wednesday, keeping Zach Wilson's veteran backup in place.
Flacco's agency JL Sports announced the deal on Twitter shortly before the official start of the NFL's new league year.
NEW YORK JETS (4-13)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Marcus Maye, WR Jamison Crowder, QB Joe Flacco, RT Morgan Moses, RG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, LB Jarrad Davis, TE Tyler Kroft, DL Nathan Shepherd, WR Keelan Cole, K Eddy Pineiro, OL Dan Feeney, OL Greg Senat.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The way Zach Wilson sees it, he's no longer a rookie.
So any talk of that so-called “wall” many first-year players hit right about now is a non-factor, as far as the New York Jets quarterback is concerned.
NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Wilson is back — and just in time for the New York Jets.
The No. 2 overall pick will return as the starting quarterback Sunday against the Texans in Houston, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Robert Saleh was clearly annoyed after the New York Jets' latest defeat, and it's hard to blame him.
His team had several chances to pull out a win against an AFC East rival.
Joe Flacco is still Joe Cool — or Cool Joe — to his New York Jets teammates.
The 36-year-old veteran quarterback will make his first start this season when the Jets host the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The Mike White era is over almost as quickly as it began.
Joe Flacco will start at quarterback for the New York Jets on Sunday at home against the Miami Dolphins, a surprising decision by the 2-7 team that will be without injured starter Zach Wilson for the fourth straight game.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Flacco is back with the New York Jets — and he envisions himself back under center as their starting quarterback soon.
Even if just for a few games.
The 36-year-old veteran was acquired Monday from Philadelphia for a conditional sixth-round draft pick after the Jets needed help in the huddle with rookie starter Zach Wilson out for a few weeks with a sprained knee ligament.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike White is going from little-known backup to the Big Apple spotlight.
White will make his first NFL start Sunday for the New York Jets against the Cincinnati Bengals in place of the injured Zach Wilson.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets will try to turn around their season without Zach Wilson for a few games.
The rookie quarterback has a sprained posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and will be sidelined two to four weeks, coach Robert Saleh confirmed after Wilson had an MRI on Monday.
DENVER (AP) — Drew Lock's debut as a backup didn't go much better than his final days as a starter.
It was another tough one for the Denver Broncos quarterback. He heard about it, too, with boos from the stands reminiscent of his last two years as the starter when his inaccuracy and penchant for turnovers soured much of the fanbase.
Since the moment Carson Wentz was traded to Indianapolis, there’s been speculation the Eagles would trade for Deshaun Watson or another high-profile quarterback. While they signed former Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco in March and traded for Gardner Minshew last week, the starting job belongs to Jalen Hurts.
NEW YORK JETS (2-14)
New Faces: coach Robert Saleh, QB Zach Wilson (No. 2 overall draft pick), offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur, defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich, G Alijah Vera-Tucker (No.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (4-11-1)
New faces: Coach Nick Sirianni, WR DeVonta Smith, QBs Joe Flacco and Gardner Minshew, DE Ryan Kerrigan, RB Kenny Gainwell, LB Eric Wilson, CB Steven Nelson, S Anthony Harris, P Arryn Siposs.
Minshew Mania is on the move.
The Jacksonville Jaguars traded popular backup quarterback Gardner Minshew to Philadelphia on Saturday for a conditional draft pick in 2022. The Jaguars received a sixth-round pick that would become a fifth-rounder if Minshew plays 50% of snaps in three games.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold is sitting out again this week — and he could be sidelined a few more games...
NEW YORK (AP) — Offseason shopping is still in full swing in the NFL.
Even with the status of the upcoming season uncertain because of the coronavirus pandemic, teams continue to tinker with their rosters by adding players they hope will help them win — whenever or if they actually play...
Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades.
Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback, denying Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers trips to the Super Bowl, foiling Ben Roethlisberger twice and Kordell Stewart once, and splitting two games with Joe Flacco...
Look out, Tom Brady and the rest of the old heads. The young guns are moving in.
Every NFL game in Week 4 featured at least one starting quarterback age 26 or younger. There has already been a total of 52 such games this season, the most through four weeks of a season in league history...
INDIANAPOLIS Team president Bruce Allen said Friday the Redskins were "never" involved in discussions for quarterback Joe Flacco.
The Baltimore Ravens agreed to trade Flacco to the Denver Broncos earlier this month, and reports soon emerged about the Redskins being one of the teams interested in the veteran before the deal was agreed upon.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the NFL scouting combine (all times local):
The trend of young arms taking over the NFL was put on hold, at least temporarily, over the weekend as a trio of the NFL's fastest-rising stars Baltimore's Lamar Jackson, Houston's Deshaun Watson and Chicago's Mitch Trubisky all fell in their first playoff starts.
In the case of Baltimore Ravens rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson, who's now 2-0 as a starter in place of Joe Flacco, it's all about shots.
How many shots can Jackson absorb while running the ball over the course of a game?
The Baltimore Ravens are sticking to their goal of getting Lamar Jackson on the field in his rookie year, sometimes stepping in for Joe Flacco, other times coming on as a wide receiver.
In Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Flacco had the Ravens in the red zone and Jackson was wide open in the end zone.
The end of the Joe Flacco era is in sight for the Baltimore Ravens.
After three straight seasons of being one of the league's worst offensive teams a span that coincided with missing the playoffs each year Baltimore traded up and drafted quarterback Lamar Jackson at the end of the first round in this year's draft.
RG3 is staying put while AJ is switching coasts.
Robert Griffin III, the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year whose career has been disrupted by injuries since that season, remained with Baltimore as the Ravens cut their roster to the league maximum of 53 on Saturday.
Imagine if your wife asked a younger, sexier, better-looking version of you to move into the basement.
That's how starting quarterback Joe Flacco probably felt when the Ravens drafted Lamar Jackson, wondering how long before the rookie replaces him in the master bedroom.
Baltimore — The Baltimore Ravens didn't force a turnover, scored only two touchdowns and were dangerously close to going into overtime at home against lowly Indianapolis.
"We didn't play our best game," coach John Harbaugh readily acknowledged.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The winless Buffalo Bills sent home defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, lost quarterback Tyrod Taylor to injury and made far too many mistakes against the Baltimore Ravens, who remained undefeated in the preseason with a 13-9 victory Saturday night...