Jets GM Joe Douglas gains organizational power over coach Robert Saleh

On the day the Jets introduced Robert Saleh as their new coach, they also said general manager Joe Douglas has more power. Saleh will now report directly to Douglas, and Douglas will report to owners Woody and Christopher Johnson. The Jets’ past three ...

Robert Saleh stops short of clearing up Sam Darnold’s Jets future

New Jets coach Robert Saleh heaped praise on quarterback Sam Darnold … to a point. Saleh made plenty of nice statements about Darnold during the coach’s introductory press conference Thursday, but he stopped short of saying Darnold would be the team’s ...

Robert Saleh’s first official words as Jets head coach: ‘No shortcuts’

The Jets made it official Tuesday afternoon, announcing the hiring of Robert Saleh as their new head coach. The team agreed to a deal in principle with Saleh last Thursday but the move was not official until he signed his contract Tuesday. He is schedu...

Jets report card: Score one for Adam Gase

Grading the Jets following Sunday’s 23-20 win over the Rams. Offense The Jets were not an unstoppable force by any means, but they did enough to win, gaining 289 yards against the NFL’s No. 1 defense. QB Sam Darnold (22 of 31, 207 yards, 1 TD, 99...

Sam Darnold absolutely thrilled after Jets finally win

As Sam Darnold kneeled on the ball three times to end the Jets’ first win of the season, the quarterback could not help but smile. “It’s the greatest feeling in sports to be able to ice the game out and to know we had it,” Darnold said. “It’s the best....

Jon Gruden trying to avoid another Jets surprise

The Jets caught the Raiders by surprise last year, beating them 34-3 to send their season into a tailspin. Jon Gruden is ready to make sure it doesn’t happen again this Sunday. “I don’t think I need to say much,” the Raiders coach said Wednesday on a c...

Frank Gore fearing worst possible outcome for Jets players

Frank Gore is in his 16th NFL season. The Jets running back has been a Pro Bowler and played in a Super Bowl. He has rushed for 1,200 yards in a season and is No. 3 all-time in NFL rushing yards. At 37 years old, Gore is now trying to avoid an embarras...

Jets offense looking to build off near-miss vs. Patriots

The Jets offense showed signs of life two weeks ago against the Patriots. Now, can they keep it going? The league’s worst-ranked unit played its best game against the Patriots before its bye week. The Jets racked up 322 yards, a season-high, and 27 poi...

Joe Benigno’s retirement another loss for the Jets

If the Jets lose Monday night to the Patriots, Tuesday afternoon will have a strange feel … and sound. For 25 years, the soundtrack to the day after Jets losses has been Joe Benigno screaming about the team and what the latest coach and quarterback did...

Jets’ Sam Darnold says he’s fine after regretful decision

The Jets got an injury scare early in the fourth quarter when quarterback Sam Darnold took a hard hit on a scramble and looked like he had re-injured his right shoulder. Darnold got up slowly after the hit and unbuckled his chin strap with his left han...