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The first rookie drafted this year by the Jets was also the first rookie drafted by the Jets to hire a new agent. Cornerback Dee Milliner, who fired Tony Fleming and Mitch Frankel last week, has hired Pat Dye and Bill Johnson, per multiple reports. The …Upvote Share Tweet
With a fourth arm surgery looming on Monday, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski made the decision that millions have made when choosing their pre-surgical activities. Gronk decided not to go to Las Vegas. Originally, he was going, on what a jet-sharing s…Upvote Share TweetThe Bills and rookie wide receiver Robert Woods have come to terms on a contract, ESPN.com’s James Walker reported Sunday. One of the Bills’ two second-round picks, Woods joins a receiving corps that has a clear go-to target in Stevie Johnson. Woods,Upvote Share Tweet
Geno Smith says he’s learning how to handle criticismGeno Smith is learning, and in a hurry. And that has only partially to do with football, but everything to do with how he deals with the attention he’s going to be getting as a Jets quarterback. Smith said reports about his immature behavior before andUpvote Share Tweet
Twenty-nine NFL teams holding OTAs this weekIn news that will no doubt please NFL fans eager for the regular season to just get here already, the vast majority of teams will be holding on-field workouts this week. The 29 teams slated to conduct organized team practice activities (OTAs) are the Be…Upvote Share TweetThe pages of PFT are filled with all kinds of stories and far too many of them are about football players and/or teams behaving badly. So it’s nice when we get a chance to feature the other side of things. One such opportunity presented itself SaturdayUpvote Share Tweet
Miami’s Stadium Issues Cloud Its Bid to Host Super Bowlnytimes.com Updated May 19, 2013With N.F.L. owners set to vote Tuesday, Miami was until a few weeks ago the heavy favorite to land Super Bowl 50.Upvote Share TweetThe process for nominating players, coaches, etc. to each team’s Mt. Rushmore has made its way back to Broadway, with the Jets officially on the clock. For Fireman Ed and company, the challenge is to show us your nominees for the four greatest contributUpvote Share TweetThe Jets lost a quarterback this week when David Garrard said “no mas” because of a knee injury and a report from Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com indicates they were interested in replacing him. Grossi reports that the Jets “really wanted” to sigUpvote Share TweetNew Jets General Manager John Idzik hasn’t even gotten his team to training camp yet, but folks around the league are already poking at his 0-for-2 start to free agency. Idzik’s first two moves were to sign veteran quarterback David Garrard and runninUpvote Share TweetThe Dolphins are getting closer to signing all of their draft picks. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that running back Mike Gillislee, a fifth-round pick in April, has signed his contract with the team. According to the report, Gillislee’s fouUpvote Share TweetBills DE Mario Williams graduated from the Lone Star College Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, which makes him a licensed peace officer in the state of Texas. The Dolphins went fishing for charity this weekend. Members of the Patriots recently played i…Upvote Share Tweet