Mike White looking to ‘capitalize’ on Jets opportunity

Mike White’s roller-coaster career is about to reach its highest peak yet. Will the screams that follow be cheers or boos? Only five weeks after he last was the Jets’ third-string quarterback, White will start Sunday against the Bears because of the surprising decision to bench Zach Wilson. It’s a moment that was not guaranteed … Read more

Zach Wilson must grow up if he wants to save his Jets career

There’s only one way to go from here for Zach Wilson. up As in, grow up. On the field, the Jets 23-year-old second-year quarterback can’t play much worse than he has, most recently in Sunday’s crushing 10-3 loss to the Patriots, against whom he was positively anemic. Off the field, Wilson has much to repair … Read more

After coach’s postgame DUI charge, NFL must send a strong message

The NFL shouldn’t have had to send the memo that reminded its 32 teams about its restriction against alcohol on team properties and team flights. On Nov. 1, former Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid, the son of Andy Reid, received a three-year prison sentence for severely injuring a young girl while driving drunk 21 months … Read more

Zach Wilson can follow Joe Namath’s Jets blueprint amid struggles

There are certain truths to quarterbacking in the NFL, and Zach Wilson is quickly becoming familiar with all of them. There is a steep learning curve. There are games in which it seems you are making progress at warp speed … almost inevitably followed the next week by a game when it seems like the … Read more

The Jets and Zach Wilson are on different timelines

The Jets saw their four-game winning streak end Sunday with a 22-17 loss to the Patriots. Here are some thoughts and observations from the game: 1. This season was supposed to be about a young Jets team growing and progressing with an eye on 2023. Things changed, though, over the past month with the Jets … Read more

Jets’ Elijah Moore address lack of Zach Wilson chemistry

Elijah Moore regrets that he became a distraction during a winning streak, but suggested that his issues with the Jets were bigger than he could keep inside. Speaking to reporters Sunday for the first time since he was sent home from the team facility after an argument with offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur and subsequent trade … Read more

Jets pleading with fans to be in stadium before kickoff

Three weeks ago, the last time the Jets played at home, their marvelous rookie cornerback, Sauce Gardner, blew up Dolphins quarterback Teddy Bridgewater on the first play from scrimmage and set the tone for a 40-17 Jets blowout. While Gardner was forcing Bridgewater into an intentional-grounding penalty in the end zone for a safety and … Read more

Jets’ trade for RB James Robinson shows Joe Douglas is all-in on playoff push

The Jets made a win-now trade in October. As if any more evidence was needed that things are changing for this franchise, Jets general manager Joe Douglas completed a deal Monday that makes it clear: Even after some devastating injuries, the Jets will not be resting on their laurels. They are 5-2, with their sights … Read more

Frustrated Jets WR Elijah Moore excused from practice

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — New York Jets wide receiver Elijah Moore, who has expressed frustration over his lack of involvement in the offense, was excused from practice Thursday amid growing speculation about his relationship with the team. Coach Robert Saleh, in brief comments to reporters on the field, said Moore was given “a personal day” … Read more

Jets CB Sauce Gardner’s celebratory cheesehead knocked off by Allen Lazard

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The surprising New York Jets enjoyed their 27-10 win over the Green Bay Packers so much that they decided to partake in a couple of local traditions on Sunday. They took a Lambeau Leap and celebrated the upset by donning a cheesehead, much to the chagrin of a Packers player. It … Read more