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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Joe Flacco (5) throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Indianapolis. The New York Jets and Flacco have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, the 2013 Super Bowl MVP's agency announced on Twitter. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Jets, QB Joe Flacco agree to terms on 1-year deal

May. 22, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets and quarterback Joe Flacco have agreed to terms on a one-year deal, the 2013 Super Bowl MVP's agency announced on Twitter. The move to bring in Flacco gives third-year starter Sam Darnold a veteran backup, but one who is also coming off a herniated disk that cut short his...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills' Frank Gore arrives for an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Orchard Park, N.Y. Gore just turned 37. Entering his first season with the Jets, Gore is feeling fresh and ready to help carry the load with Le'Veon Bell in New York's backfield. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Age-defying Gore still running, excited to help Jets win

May. 21, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Gore just keeps running — defying logic and Father Time with each hard-fought yard. At 37 years old, the star running back is considered ancient in football terms, playing a position at which most guys his age and with his workload would have been long retired. But Gore is...

Saints add versatile running back, returner Montgomery

May. 15, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have signed veteran running back Ty Montgomery, general manager Mickey Loomis said Friday. The 6-foot, 216-pound Montgomery comes to New Orleans after spending last season in largely a reserve and special teams role with the New York Jets. Montgomery rushed 15...

FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2011, file photo, Betty Wold Johnson smiles on the sideline before an NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Dallas Cowboys in East Rutherford, N.J. Johnson, the mother of Jets owners Christopher Johnson and Woody Johnson, has died. She was 99. The Jets announced her death Friday, May 8, 2020, on their website, but did not provide details. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Betty Wold Johnson, mother of Jets owners, dies at 99

May. 8, 2020 8:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Betty Wold Johnson, the mother of New York Jets owners Christopher Johnson and Woody Johnson, has died. She was 99. The Jets announced her death Friday night on their website, but didn't provide details. Betty Wold Johnson was often referred to as “The First Lady of the Jets”...

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2019, file photo, Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle George Fant (74) plays against Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) during the second half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. Fant, who is now with the New York Jets, spent most of his college days at Western Kentucky shooting basketballs and grabbing rebounds as a physical power forward with big-time hoop dreams. He had no idea then that football would ultimately be his path to stardom. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Basketball helped power Jets' Fant to football success

May. 8, 2020 2:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — George Fant spent most of his college days at Western Kentucky shooting basketballs and grabbing rebounds as a physical power forward with big-time hoop dreams. He had no idea then that football would ultimately be his path to stardom. Heck, Fant didn't even play the sport until his fifth...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) smiles before an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y. Darnold was mostly pleased with how he finished last year with the New York Jets. The young quarterback enters his third NFL season knowing he needs to be even better. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Jets' Darnold enters Year 3 with 'definitely room to grow'

May. 6, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold was mostly pleased with how he finished last year with the New York Jets. The young quarterback enters his third NFL season knowing he needs to be even better. Make or break? Not really. But Darnold, who has flashed promise with his playmaking abilities, along with some...

Chargers make hiring of Hamilton as QB coach official

May. 5, 2020 6:56 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers hired Pep Hamilton as quarterbacks coach on Tuesday. Hamilton was head coach and general manager of the XFL’s DC Defenders before the league ended its season after five weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic. The XFL announced a couple of weeks later...

FILE - This Oct. 14, 2018, file photo shows New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa (81) running with the ball against the Indianapolis Colts during the first half of an NFL football game, in East Rutherford, N.J.  A person with direct knowledge of the decision says the New York Jets are placing wide receivers Quincy Enunwa and Josh Bellamy on the reserve/physically unable to perform list.
The moves Tuesday, May 5, 2020 effectively end each of the player's seasons with the Jets, four months before the season opener is scheduled. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Jets place injured WRs Enunwa, Bellamy on reserve/PUP list

May. 5, 2020 5:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Quincy Enunwa's playing career with the New York Jets is likely over after he and fellow wide receiver Josh Bellamy were placed on the reserve/physically unable to perform list. The moves Tuesday effectively end each of the player's seasons with the Jets, four months before the opener is...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back Frank Gore (20) runs the ball against the Cleveland Browns during an NFL game in Cleveland. Running back Frank Gore has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the New York Jets, agent Drew Rosenhaus announced Tuesday, May 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

Agent: Jets, ageless Gore agree to terms on 1-year deal

May. 5, 2020 5:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Gore's likely run to Canton will go through the Big Apple for at least one season. The seemingly ageless running back, who turns 37 next Thursday, agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the New York Jets on Tuesday. Gore is third on the NFL’s career rushing list with...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 1973, file photo, Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried off the field after his team won  the NFL football Super Bowl game 14-7 against the Washington Redskins in Los Angeles. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his home in Indian Creek, Fla., the team said. He was 90.  (AP Photo/File)

Shula, winningest coach in pro football history, dies at 90

May. 4, 2020 6:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Measuring Don Shula by wins and losses, no NFL coach had a better year. Or career. He looked the part, thanks to a jutting jaw and glare that would intimidate 150-pound sports writers and 300-pound linemen alike. He led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in NFL history, set a league...