Latest Brandon Copeland News

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

Jets’ Bell rips NFL for ‘random’ 5th HGH test

Nov. 20, 2019 5:15 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le’Veon Bell is throwing a flag on the NFL’s drug testing policy. The New York Jets running back says Wednesday is upset he has been randomly selected five times this season by the league to take tests for performance-enhancing drugs. “I done had 5...

Kalil out, Bell questionable for Jets vs. Redskins

Nov. 15, 2019 7:08 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets center Ryan Kalil will miss his third straight game with an injured right knee. He was officially ruled out Friday, along with safety Matthias Farley (quadriceps) and linebackers C.J. Mosley (groin) and Paul Worrilow (quadriceps). “He didn't have a...

Jamal Adams has been Jets' emotional, playmaking bright spot

Nov. 15, 2019 6:12 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Gregg Williams has coached lots of dominant defensive players during his 30-year NFL career, so he certainly knows talent when he sees it. Well, the New York Jets defensive coordinator can't help but be downright wide-eyed at some of the things safety Jamal Adams has done this...

Darnold: Another year with Gase will be ‘absolutely amazing’

Nov. 14, 2019 7:17 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' owner has Adam Gase's back. The franchise quarterback does, too. A day after team CEO and chairman Christopher Johnson announced the coach will remain in place for next season, Sam Darnold gave the news an enthusiastic thumbs-up. “If everything works out...

Jets' Le'Veon Bell sits out practice with illness

Nov. 13, 2019 5:08 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell sat out practice with an illness, but is expected to be OK in time for the team's game at Washington on Sunday. “I don't think it's something serious,” coach Adam Gase said Wednesday. When a reporter jokingly asked if Bell...

Jets' Herndon has fractured rib, Winters dislocated shoulder

Nov. 11, 2019 4:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Herndon's tough second season with the New York Jets took another frustrating turn. The tight end will be sidelined indefinitely with a broken rib suffered Sunday in the Jets' 34-27 win over the Giants. The injury came in Herndon's season debut, during which he caught one pass for 7...