March 16, 2013 |
The answer to the New York Jets' quarterback woes could be . . . ex-Eagle Kevin Kolb? Or could it be Geno Smith - if he slips past the Eagles, who have the fourth pick in the coming NFL draft? The speculation about Kolb has heated up for several reasons, according to several sources. The Arizona Cardinals owe Kolb a $2 million payment if he's still on their roster Saturday ("which is some pretty sweet St. Patty's Day drinking money," quips thescore.com) so he's expected to be cut. Also, his base salary is $9 million, with a cap number of $13.5 million, and Arizona just signed according to profootballtalk.com.
March 11, 1993 |
No team in the NFL has been more aggressive in pursuing free agents than the New York Jets. Now the Jets are going after their biggest prize: Reggie White. Dick Steinberg, the club's general manager, said yesterday that the Jets have already shown that they're serious about White, the Eagles defensive end who has become the league's most sought-after free agent. "I think Reggie will be able to see that we've already improved our defense so that it can rise to another level," Steinberg said in a telephone interview.
November 23, 2012 |
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score as the New England Patriots embarrassed the New York Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory Thursday night. After a scoreless opening quarter, the Patriots (8-3) went on a touchdown spree while taking advantage of several mistakes by the hapless Jets (4-7), scoring four touchdowns in just over 6 minutes.
January 6, 2013 |
With the ink not even dry on the New York Jets' dreadful season, Rex Ryan fled to the Bahamas only to be photographed lounging poolside at a resort hotel, book in hand, with an interesting tattoo gracing his right biceps. It showed his wife, Michelle, wearing an unmistakably green Jets jersey emblazoned with the unmistakable No. 6 of embattled quarterback Mark Sanchez. And nothing else. The * * *
September 4, 1991 |
It was Aug. 5, a normally newsy Monday afternoon at Camp Holdout at West Chester University. Two nights before, No. 2 quarterback Jim McMahon had sustained a sprained knee and sprained ankle in the Eagles' preseason victory over the New York Jets. On his way back to the dormitory after dinner, coach Rich Kotite stopped to shoot the breeze for a few minutes before heading to meetings. Eventually, a question about his emergency quarterback list came up. "You know what?"
April 21, 2015 |
The roster move the Eagles are expected to make Monday shot straight to the top of the publicity charts. A lot of people might have been Tebowing that it was not true, but it is. The Eagles are adding a Heisman Trophy winner to their crowded quarterback depth chart. Oregon's Marcus Mariota remains a long shot to be in Eagles green after the NFL draft. Tim Tebow, on the other hand, will be on the practice fields at the NovaCare Complex after he signs a one-year deal with the team Monday.
March 6, 2005 |
Laveranues Coles finally got his wish. The disgruntled Redskins receiver is headed back to the New York Jets after asking out of Washington. In a swap of wideouts, Coles was traded yesterday for the speedy Santana Moss, a deal that was in the works for more than a week. Dolphins. Miami signed defensive end Vonnie Holliday to a two-year contract after the seven-year veteran was released by Kansas City on Feb. 22. Falcons. Atlanta re-signed Pro Bowl return specialist Allen Rossum and added kicker Todd Peterson.
March 17, 2014 |
There is little significant buzz about Michael Vick, although two quarterback-needy teams remain possibilities: the New York Jets and the Oakland Raiders. Neither team has addressed its quarterback situation this offseason, and both teams have head coaches who need to win in 2014 - Rex Ryan in New York and Dennis Allen with the Raiders. Vick would likely be welcomed back by the Eagles as a backup, but he wants to compete for a starting job. The No. 2 quarterback on the Eagles roster is slated to be Matt Barkley, but the team could bring in competition.
March 20, 1999 |
The New York Jets traded backup quarterback Glenn Foley to the Seattle Seahawks yesterday for an undisclosed 1999 draft pick. Foley, 28, last season lost his starting job to Vinny Testaverde, who led the team to the AFC championship game and recently signed a three-year, $19.4 million contract. In Seattle, Foley will compete with Jon Kitna for the starting job. Kitna went 3-2 last season after taking over for Warren Moon. Foley, a graduate of Cherry Hill East, had been the starter until injuries prevented him from playing a full season.
March 9, 2012 |
Peyton Manning could be the missing piece for the Miami Dolphins. Or the Arizona Cardinals. Maybe even the New York Jets or Seattle Seahawks. Washington, Kansas City, Denver, and Tennessee also are possible suitors. But for now, where the free-agent quarterback lands is anybody's guess. Including Manning's. "I have no idea who wants me, what team wants me, how this process works," Manning said. "I don't know if it's like college recruiting where you go take visits.