NEW YORK (AP) — Sheldon Rankins hopped on a video call wearing a black cap with a simple phrase that should serve as a modest goal for the young, struggling New York Jets.
Written in white script letters inside a red oval were the words: “Get Better Today.”
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Rankins considers himself the Batman of the New York Jets' disruptive defensive line.
The crafty defensive tackle is low-key off the field and a relentless brawler on it.
NEW YORK JETS (2-14)
CAMP SITE: Florham Park, New Jersey
LAST YEAR: In a word: awful. The Jets had a franchise-worst 0-13 start and finished with the second-worst record in team history.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (13-5)
CAMP SITE: Metairie, Louisiana
LAST YEAR: In the final season of quarterback Drew Brees’ 20-year, record-setting career, and with considerable help from versatile running back Alvin Kamara and the NFL’s fourth-ranked defense, the Saints made the playoffs as a No.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have signed defensive lineman Ronald Blair, a favorite of coach Robert Saleh from their days together with the San Francisco 49ers.
The addition of Blair on Tuesday bolsters a defensive line that is considered a strength of the Jets.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets added experience and depth on both sides of the ball with their latest moves in free agency.
The team announced Wednesday it signed former Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Vinny Curry, who'll provide an already formidable D-line a veteran pass-rushing presence.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets reached an agreement with former New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins on a two-year deal, according to a person with direct knowledge of the deal.
The contract is worth up to $17 million, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday on condition of anonymity because the team hadn't announced the deal.