Jets place Maye, Bryant on PUP; Austin on NFI list
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed safeties Marcus Maye and Brandon Bryant on the physically unable to perform list.
The team also announced Monday rookie cornerback...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The Jets signed 16 undrafted free agents, including former Alabama linebacker Jamey Mosley, who joins older brother C.J. Mosley on New York's defense.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike Maccagnan and the Jets began the final day of the NFL draft by wheeling and dealing.
New York traded down twice in the fourth round Saturday before taking West...
Rutgers cornerback Austin needs knee surgery again
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers senior cornerback Blessuan Austin is going to need knee surgery again.
Coach Chris Ash announced on Monday that Austin will have surgery on the same knee that caused him to miss all but four games last season. He will probably miss the rest of the season.
Austin was hurt making an interception in the season opener against Texas State. He missed the last two games.
Rutgers loses cornerback Austin for season with knee injury
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has lost top cornerback Blessuan Austin for the season with a knee injury.
Coach Chris Ash announced Monday that Austin tore his anterior cruciate ligament in the second half of Saturday's 27-16 loss in Nebraska.
Ash called the injury a blow for the Scarlet Knights (1-3, 0-1 Big Ten). The junior had started in each of his three seasons. He earned honorable mention in the conference's awards after last season.
Rutgers hoping secondary returns to dominance
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Starting with Jason and Devin McCourty in the mid-2000s, and ending with the departure of Duron Harmon and Logan Ryan after the 2011 season, Rutgers became a launching point for defensive backs looking to get to the NFL.
While flow has dried up in recent years, the Scarlet Knights' secondary this season is going to be one of coach Chris Ash's strong points on a team coming off a 2-10 season.