Latest Sam Ficken News

New York Jets' Sam Ficken (9) kicks a field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Jets waive K Ficken, activate RG Van Roten from IR

Jan. 2, 2021 5:12 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets waived kicker Sam Ficken on Saturday and activated right guard Greg Van Roten from injured reserve in a series of roster moves ahead of the season finale at New England. Ficken, the Jets' primary kicker the past two seasons, had a field goal and an extra point...

Pats look to end season on positive note against woeful Jets

Dec. 31, 2020 12:49 PM EST

NEW YORK JETS (2-13) at NEW ENGLAND (6-9) Monday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Patriots by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jets 6-9, Patriots 6-9 SERIES RECORD - Patriots lead 68-54-1 LAST MEETING – Patriots beat Jets, 30-27, on Nov. 9 at New York LAST WEEK – Jets beat Browns 23-16; Patriots lost to Bills...

New York Jets cornerback Blessuan Austin (31) reacts late in the fourth quarter as the Jets record their second victory of the season in an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets won 23-16. (Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP)

Late-season surge has Jets sitting in No. 2 spot in draft

Dec. 28, 2020 5:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets are No. 2 — in the NFL draft in April — after two late-season victories. And, stunningly, in a row. This little winning streak has the players feeling pretty good about how they're ending things during a year when nothing seemed to go right for the first 13...

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) throws a pass during the second half of an NFL football game as offensive tackle Mekhi Becton (77) blocks Cleveland Browns' Myles Garrett, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Jets suddenly on 2-game winning streak after 0-13 start

Dec. 27, 2020 6:54 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With a little razzle-dazzle and some big-time defensive stops, the once-struggling New York Jets are suddenly on a winning streak. That's right, two victories in a row for a squad that appeared on a collision course with 0-16. “It proves that we don’t quit,"...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield leaves the field after an NFL football game against the New York Jets, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets won 23-16. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Browns' playoff chances take hit with 23-16 loss to Jets

Dec. 27, 2020 5:43 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Baker Mayfield coughed up the ball — and the Cleveland Browns' chances to wrap up a playoff spot. After a 23-16 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday, the Browns will need to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers at home next Sunday if they're going to end the NFL's longest playoff...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) tries to pass as New York Jets defensive end Henry Anderson (96) makes a tackle in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. (Keith Birmingham/The Orange County Register via AP)

Rams squander division lead, playoff berth with loss to Jets

Dec. 20, 2020 9:10 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams were poised to celebrate wrapping up a playoff spot with a win on Sunday. Instead, they have to grapple with letting a golden opportunity slip away after handing the New York Jets their first victory. The Rams' 23-20 loss makes them the fifth team since 1978...

New York Jets cornerback Arthur Maulet (23) hugs center Connor McGovern (60) after a win over the Los Angeles Rams during an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Erase that 0!: Jets edge Rams 23-20, avoid winless season

Dec. 20, 2020 8:59 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Sam Darnold and the New York Jets could have been forgiven for forgetting the victory formation, yet everybody knew where to stand when they got the chance at SoFi Stadium. After 51 weeks and 13 games without a win, the Jets finally earned the chance to celebrate with pride....

New York Jets kicker Sam Ficken (9) reacts after missing a field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Jets activate K Sam Ficken from IR, promote 3 others

Dec. 19, 2020 5:57 PM EST

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets activated kicker Sam Ficken from injured reserve and he is expected to play Sunday at Los Angeles against the Rams. Ficken missed the last three games with a groin injury, an ailment that also sidelined him three other weeks earlier this season. He is 9 for 10 on...

Rams' No. 1 defense faces winless Jets' No. 32 offense

Dec. 17, 2020 10:56 AM EST

NEW YORK JETS (0-13) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (9-4) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Rams by 16 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Jets 4-9; Rams 8-5 SERIES RECORD — Rams lead 10-4 LAST MEETING — Rams beat Jets 9-6 on Nov. 13, 2016, at East Rutherford, N.J. LAST WEEK — Seahawks beat...

New York Jets head coach Adam Gase reacts during an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. Adam Gase recognizes he has failed. The New York Jets coach is a realist and he's well aware he has not lived up to the hopes and expectations of Christopher Johnson — or a frustrated fanbase.(AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Gase feels as though he has let down Jets CEO Johnson

Dec. 16, 2020 7:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Gase recognizes he has failed. The New York Jets coach is a realist and well aware he has not lived up so far to the hopes and expectations of Christopher Johnson — or a frustrated fanbase. When Johnson, the Jets' CEO and chairman, introduced him as New York's coach in January...