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Jets’ 3-game win streak ends with self-destruction

Dec. 1, 2019 6:54 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Le’Veon Bell’s 23-yard run was wiped out by a holding penalty. Bilal Powell’s 23-yard gain off a screen pass was called back because of an illegal block. Every time the Jets seemed to be getting momentum, a flag flew and they were back to square one. New York’s...

Raiders’ 3-game winning streak comes to halt vs. Jets

Nov. 24, 2019 6:26 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Derek Carr refused to downplay what had just happened to him and the Oakland Raiders. Their three-game winning streak was over — before the third quarter even ended. “We got our butts kicked,” Carr said after the Raiders’ 34-3 loss to the New York...

Darnold leads Jets to third straight win, 34-3 over Raiders

Nov. 24, 2019 5:40 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Jamal Adams and the New York Jets heard all the rowdy Raiders fans during pregame warmups, booing them and acting as if they were in Oakland. Then the Jets silenced them quickly with a dominant home victory. Sam Darnold threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score,...

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...

Redskins end TD drought, Haskins flustered in loss to Jets

Nov. 17, 2019 6:04 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dwayne Haskins learned a painful lesson in his first game as the Washington Redskins’ full-time starting quarterback. “Life is hard,” Haskins said. “You’ve got work harder.” Haskins was sacked six times and threw an interception before scoring...

Sam Darnold throws 4 TD passes, Jets rout Redskins 34-17

Nov. 17, 2019 5:40 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Toward the end of the game, all Sam Darnold wanted to talk about on the sideline was his interception. Thanks to Darnold’s career-high four touchdown passes and the Washington Redskins’ offensive ineptitude, that mistake was a mere blip in the New York Jets’ 34-17...

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...

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...