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Jets' Claiborne a happy father after newborn's health scare

Jun. 17, 2018 1:48 AM EDT

WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Morris Claiborne was in the middle of a walkthrough practice last summer when he got the call — finally — that he was eagerly anticipating. It was time for his twin daughters to enter the world. A New York Jets trainer had the cornerback's cellphone and was tasked with...

QBs Sam Darnold, Josh Allen learn from greatest at US Open

Jun. 16, 2018 7:13 PM EDT

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Darnold and Josh Allen are spending their weekend watching greatness, and for once it's not other football players. They're at Shinnecock Hills for the U.S. Open. Selected in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft — Darnold by the New York Jets, Allen by the Buffalo Bills...

Jets' Pryor aims to be healthy for start of training camp

Jun. 14, 2018 8:21 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Terrelle Pryor tried pushing himself through practice and games last season until his ailing right ankle had enough. The wide receiver's one season in Washington was a major disappointment because of the early season injury that eventually sidelined him. Now with the New York...

Jets sign D-lineman Courtney Upshaw after minicamp tryout

Jun. 14, 2018 6:50 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed veteran defensive lineman Courtney Upshaw after a three-day tryout during minicamp. Upshaw spent the last two seasons with Atlanta after being a second-round draft pick by Baltimore out of Alabama in 2012. He has seven career sacks, five forced...

Jets OC Bates throwing whole playbook at rookie Darnold

Jun. 13, 2018 9:14 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jeremy Bates is not treating his rookie quarterback with kid gloves. No coddling. No easing into things. The New York Jets offensive coordinator has Sam Darnold on the fast track, and the No. 3 overall pick from Southern California is handling things like a seasoned veteran. "We...

Anderson on Jets standing behind him: 'I owe them the world'

Jun. 13, 2018 8:13 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Robby Anderson has had a rough year, generating the type of headlines no one wants their name attached to — let alone an up-and-coming NFL player. The New York Jets wide receiver was arrested twice during a nine-month span in Florida. While charges were dropped in one case,...

Jets' Bridgewater positive in comeback from 'scary' injury

Jun. 13, 2018 2:15 AM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater remembers some of his teammates crying. They were on their knees and praying. For him. The New York Jets quarterback was with the Minnesota Vikings in 2016 when he went down in a heap of agonizing pain. Bridgewater had twisted his left knee badly on a non-contact...

McCown, Bridgewater, Darnold an intriguing QB trio for Jets

Jun. 12, 2018 6:45 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The grizzled veteran. The comeback kid. The hotshot rookie. The New York Jets' quarterback competition is an intriguing mix of experience, charisma and hype with Josh McCown, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Darnold all going for the starting job this summer. And any of the three could...

Jets owner and 3 NFL players ask Cuomo for bail reform

Jun. 7, 2018 4:09 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Three members of the Players Coalition and New York Jets owner Chris Johnson have sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and other state officials urging passage of comprehensive bail reform. The letter released Thursday is signed by Johnson and players Josh McCown and Kelvin...

Colt named after Pats tight end makes US debut in Belmont

Jun. 7, 2018 2:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Raised in upstate New York, Chad Brown didn't root for the Bills, the Giants or the Jets when it came to football. The 39-year-old from Mechanicville was a San Francisco 49ers fan. It was simple. He liked future Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, although football didn't turn out to be...