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Jets decline options on Brooks, Pennel, Pierre-Louis

Feb. 19, 2019 11:18 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have declined contract options on safety Terrence Brooks, defensive tackle Mike Pennel and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis. The moves Tuesday will make all three players free agents when the NFL's new calendar year begins on March 13. Brooks was a key backup on...

Bills sign OL Long to 3-year contract week after cut by Jets

Feb. 12, 2019 1:00 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have begun addressing their offensive line needs by signing Spencer Long to a three-year contract. The addition made on Tuesday comes a week after the New York Jets cut Long to free up nearly $6.5 million from next season's salary cap. The 28-year-old Long has 44...

Gase fills out Jets staff with Cooter, Jefferson among hires

Feb. 8, 2019 9:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase's coaching staff with the New York Jets has youth, experience, family ties and plenty of personalities. The team announced that Gase filled out his staff Friday, including hiring Jim Bob Cooter as running backs coach, Shawn Jefferson as assistant head coach-offense/wide receivers...

Jets release guard/center Spencer Long after 1 season

Feb. 5, 2019 5:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets released offensive lineman Spencer Long on Tuesday, saving the team almost $6.5 million on next season's salary cap. Long was due a $3 million roster bonus that would have become guaranteed Wednesday if he remained with the team. The Jets opted instead to cut him after he...

Slam dunk: Gonzalez makes Hall, along with Bailey, Reed, Law

Feb. 2, 2019 7:59 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — For towering tight end Tony Gonzalez, this was a slam dunk. The 6-foot-5 Gonzalez, who turned the celebratory post-TD dunk over the crossbar into an art form, was voted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday. Joining him will be two more first-time nominees, Champ Bailey and Ed Reed, along with...

AFC wins 3rd straight Pro Bowl, 26-7 over NFC in Orlando

Jan. 27, 2019 8:53 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Pro Bowl has long been considered a laughable representation of the NFL game. It reached a new level of comedy Sunday as several players swapped positions during the annual all-star game. Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey caught a touchdown pass in the final minute,...

Jets hire Dowell Loggains as offensive coordinator/QBs coach

Jan. 23, 2019 5:34 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have hired former Dolphins assistant Dowell Loggains as their offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Loggains — LOG-gins — is reunited with Jets coach Adam Gase after serving as Miami's offensive coordinator last season under the...

Hurdles cleared, Patriots head to 3rd straight Super Bowl

Jan. 21, 2019 9:46 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady smiled his way through the week leading up to Sunday's AFC championship game, mostly brushing aside questions about being an underdog for one of the few times during the Patriots' unprecedented run of titles. But when Rex Burkhead crossed the goal line for a 2-yard...

Pats-Chiefs second-most watched AFC title game in 42 years

Jan. 21, 2019 5:59 PM EST

Sunday night's game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs was the second-most watched and rated AFC championship game in 42 years. The overtime thriller on CBS averaged 53.919 million viewers, just shy of the 54.850 million that viewed Pittsburgh's victory over the New York Jets in 2011. The...

Cam Newton, Von Miller among 5 finalists for Alan Page Award

Jan. 18, 2019 10:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller are among five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Alan Page Community Award. Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins, New York Jets left tackle Kelvin Beachum and Los Angeles Rams left...