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New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) looks to pass in the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Toughest task of all begins now for Jets, GM Joe Douglas

Dec. 30, 2019 4:34 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Get ready, Joe Douglas. All eyes are on you for the next several months. The New York Jets general manager embarks on his first full offseason in charge, with the difficult and unenviable task of trying to improve a team that went 7-9 this season but was ravaged by injuries and...

Jets put Compton, Lewis on IR; claim Travis, promote Braden

Dec. 28, 2019 6:22 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed starting guards Tom Compton and Alex Lewis on injured reserve a day before the team's season finale at Buffalo. Both players had been previously ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills. Compton has a calf injury and Lewis a sprained ankle. Conor...

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell (26) runs with the ball under pressure from Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Mark Barron (26) in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

After tough season, Bell wants to be part of Jets' future

Dec. 27, 2019 6:21 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell's return to football hasn't included the big plays and eye-popping statistics that made him one of the most electrifying and productive players in the NFL. The running back struggled — along with most of the rest of the offense — in his first season with...

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) looks to pass in the second half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Jets' Darnold looks for positive finish to up-and-down year

Dec. 26, 2019 8:11 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The season has come full circle for Sam Darnold. He was dealing with the beginning effects of mononucleosis the previous time he faced the Buffalo Bills in the New York Jets' season opener. The second-year quarterback was inconsistent in a 17-16 loss that was only the start of a...

New York Jets free safety Marcus Maye (20) breaks up a pass intended for Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver James Washington (13) in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Jets' healthy Maye makes big plays, sheds injury-prone label

Dec. 24, 2019 5:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — This was exactly what Marcus Maye daydreamed about as he pushed through all those frustrating hours of treatment and rehab. It's Week 17 and the New York Jets safety is finishing the season still on the field — healthy. Maye's first two NFL seasons included some big plays, but...

New York Jets linebacker Tarell Basham (93) celebrates an interception with teammates in the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Late surge has Jets finishing season with guarded optimism

Dec. 23, 2019 7:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold and the New York Jets are closing out a strange and frustrating season with guarded optimism. They've won five of their last seven and have a chance to finish a game under .500 at 7-9 if they can beat the playoff-bound Bills in Buffalo on Sunday. Not bad for a team that was 1-7...

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon (28) runs the ball against New York Jets outside linebacker James Burgess, left, and defensive back Blessuan Austin (31) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

'Funky season' provides Jets early evaluating for next year

Dec. 16, 2019 6:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonotthan Harrison entered training camp as the New York Jets' center, eager to establish himself as a reliable starter. It all changed in a snap in early August when Ryan Kalil was lured out of retirement — sending Harrison to his familiar backup role. That is, until Kalil was...

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson (11) is tackled by Cincinnati Bengals free safety Jessie Bates (30) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Jets' Anderson believes he's top-5 WR when he gets chances

Dec. 5, 2019 9:23 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robby Anderson believes he's one of the NFL's top wide receivers — even if the numbers this season don't necessarily show it. He has 36 catches for 546 yards and three touchdowns for the New York Jets, not exactly eye-popping production. But Anderson has come on lately...

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon (28) runs the ball against New York Jets outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins (48) and strong safety Jamal Adams (33) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

Adams' injury latest to hit Jets' short-handed secondary

Dec. 4, 2019 5:48 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The revolving door in the New York Jets’ short-handed secondary keeps spinning furiously. As for the team’s “next man up” philosophy? Well, now it’s more like: Who’s left? Injuries have decimated the Jets at cornerback and safety, with...

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell (26) reaches toward the end zone as he is forced out bounds by Oakland Raiders' Erik Harris (25) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Jets’ Bell playing some of ‘best football’ of career

Nov. 29, 2019 6:50 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le’Veon Bell realizes his numbers might not be up to par with some of his previous eye-popping seasons. The star running back refuses to judge his first 11 games with the New York Jets by any of that. There are other things that have him happy with the job he has done so...