Damien Woody

Michael Sam of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Mizzou’s Michael Sam Could Become NFL’s 1st Openly Gay Player

Tolerance is about to be tested in the National Football League. And Michael Sam hopes his ability is all that matters, not his sexual orientation.


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Brandon Moore Formally Retires In Emotional News Conference

“I look at it now and I had the time of my life as a Jet,” Moore said. “I’m proud to be a Jet. I enjoyed my time here. Today, I am a bigger Jets fan than I was when I ran out on Sundays in full uniform.”


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Musical Chairs: With Jets Out Of Playoff Contention, Rex Names McElroy The Starter

Mark Sanchez blew the second chance that Rex Ryan gave him. Now, it’s Greg McElroy’s turn to be the Jets’ starting quarterback.


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Jets’ Austin Howard Ready For Challenge That Comes With Inheriting Starting Role

“I have to take full advantage of it,” Howard said. “When you get a new chance, you always have to have a positive outlook. I have the mindset to show what I can do.”


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New York Football Players Offer Mixed Reactions To Tebow Trade

New York football players took to Twitter on Wednesday to offer their thoughts on the addition of Tim Tebow, and the sentiments ranged from exuberance to uncertainty to criticism.


Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after the game against New York Jets at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Dyer: Tim Tebow Shows What The Jets Ain’t Got

For all the talent Mike Tannenbaum has accumulated on this roster, a group of 53 players as talented as any in the league, this star-studded group has no glue holding it together.


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After 12 Seasons, Ex-Jets OL Damien Woody Announces Retirement

Damien Woody said Friday at a news conference at the Jets’ training facility that he contemplated returning for a 13th NFL season, but decided to move forward with his plan to get into television and radio broadcasting.


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NFL Lockout A Good Thing For Damien Woody, Jets’ Jerricho Cotchery

Jerricho Cotchery and Damien Woody would be recovering and working at their team’s facilities had there been no lockout. They normally would be fighting the itch to rush back and join their teammates for minicamps and the like. This year, they might be benefiting from the work stoppage.


Jason Taylor

Jason Taylor Hopes To Rejoin Jets

Newly unemployed linebacker Jason Taylor said he hopes to re-sign with the Jets once the NFL’s labor dispute is resolved.


Vernon Gholston poses after being selected as the sixth overall pick by the Jets with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during the 2008 NFL Draft on April 26, 2008 at Radio City Music Hall in April 26, 2008. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ghost Of Vernon Gholston

You never knew Oliver Perez played football, too. The Jets cut a cadre of renowned players this week, and one who wasn’t but should have been.


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Jets Place Highest-Level Tenders On Cromartie, Holmes

The Jets have placed a first- and third-round tender on Antonio Cromartie and Santonio Holmes. That means another team would have to give up a first- and third-round pick to sign either free agent — at least under the current collective bargaining agreement.


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Jets To Cut Taylor, Jenkins, Woody And Gholston

The Jets plan to release several high profile players, including veteran outside linebacker Jason Taylor, nose tackle Kris Jenkins, offensive tackle Damien Woody and outside linebacker-defensive end Vernon Gholston.


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Jets’ Woody, DeVito On WFAN

Jets defensive end Mike DeVito and injured Jets offensive lineman Damien Woody joined Benigno & Roberts on Friday afternoon to discuss New York’s chances of winning the AFC Championship Game in Pittsburgh.


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On WFAN: Jets’ Tannenbaum Talks Cromartie-Brady Tiff

Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum joined Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on Thursday morning to discuss Antonio Cromartie’s “— him” comments toward Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.


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Jets Place Woody On IR

Right tackle Damien Woody will be placed on injured reserve with Achilles’ tendon injury.