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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...

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 quarterback Sam Darnold (14) looks to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Jets’ Darnold sacked criticisms by refusing to be affected

Nov. 27, 2019 10:42 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sam Darnold hears some of the harsh criticisms when he struggles and the glowing accolades when he’s playing well. The New York Jets’ second-year quarterback refuses to be affected by any of it. Even though that’s much easier said than done. “I think...

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019 file photo, New York Jets' Valentine Holmes warms up before the team's preseason NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. The New York Jets have released running back-wide receiver Valentine Holmes from the practice squad as he eyes a return to Australia to resume his rugby league career, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)

Jets release rugby league star Holmes from practice squad

Nov. 22, 2019 5:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Valentine Holmes gave his NFL dream a chance. Now, the rugby league star is set to return to Australia to resume his already successful career. The New York Jets released Holmes, who played running back and wide receiver, from their practice squad Friday. The 24-year-old Holmes joined New...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 file photo, New York Jets tight end Ryan Griffin (84) celebrates his touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md. Ryan Griffin has been so sure-handed lately for the New York Jets that he ended up on a T-shirt. Griffin had five catches for 109 yards — the first 100-yard game of his seven-season career — and a touchdown at Washington. He has 25 receptions for 269 yards and career-high four TDs while becoming reliable target for Darnold in the absence of the injured Chris Herndon. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

‘Sticky Hands’ Griffin becoming dependable target for Jets

Nov. 21, 2019 9:04 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Ryan Griffin has been so sure-handed lately for the New York Jets that he ended up on a T-shirt. Catching touchdown passes certainly helps. But capping them with celebrations that go viral get everyone’s attention. “He's been awesome for us,” quarterback Sam...