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Jets Sign Journeyman OL Caleb Benenoch

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In the wake of several health issues for Jets offensive linemen, including today’s knee injury suffered by starting right tackle Mekhi Becton, the New York Jets have signed offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch.

Caleb Benenoch is a 28 year old, 6’ 5”, 305 pound offensive lineman out of UCLA. Benenoch was originally drafted in the 5th round of the 2016 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was born in Nigeria and played soccer (called football in...

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Podcast: As the Jets Look to Upgrade Tackle Depth, Mekhi Becton Suffers an Injury

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Over the weekend the Jets brought in veteran tackle Duane Brown for a free agent visit. The Jets are lacking in tackle depth. A year ago they found themselves in a fortunate situation as Morgan Moses ended up cut late in the offseason. Without many options, Moses had to take a cheap deal and a backup job for the Jets. That move ended up paying dividends when Mekhi Becton got hurt.

Unfortunately for the Jets Becton got hurt against on Monday....

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New York Jets Training Camp 8/8: News, updates, quotes, and more

After getting the day off yesterday, the New York Jets completed their first practice of this week. The team finally has their first game week of the year with this Friday’s preseason game in Philadelphia.

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Jets’ Mekhi Becton to have MRI on knee after limping off field

The dislocated kneecap and MCL damage Mekhi Becton suffered in Week 1 of last season threw his career off track. Frequent rumors about his weight surfaced, and his stock within the Jets’ organization certainly plummeted.

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Becton having MRI on surgically repaired knee

Jets right tackle Mekhi Becton suffered an injury to his surgically repaired right knee early in Monday's training camp practice. Coach Robert Saleh said Becton's knee was "stable" and he was optimistic he would be fine. Becton is undergoing an MRI.

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Jets OL Mekhi Becton to have MRI on knee

New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton will have an MRI on his surgically repaired right knee after limping off the practice field Monday. Head coach Robert Saleh said preliminary reports indicate that the injury to the 2020 first-round pick isn't too serious.

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Mekhi Becton Leaves Jets Practice With Knee Injury; Robert Saleh Says It Doesn't Seem Major

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It is one of the last pieces of news any Jets fan wants to hear, but right tackle Mekhi Becton left Monday’s training camp practice with an injury. Becton was seen limping off the practice field after sustaining an apparent knee injury.

Mekhi Becton was limping during practice. He went down with an apparent leg injury in team period. He removed his shoulder pads & was taken inside with a trainer.

Last week, Becton started wearing knee brace for...

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Report: Jets OL Mekhi Becton leaves practice early

New York Jets offensive tackle Mekhi Becton limped off the practice field Monday with an apparent knee injury, ESPN reported. The 2020 first-round draft pick had his right knee surgically repaired after suffering a dislocated kneecap and MCL sprain in the 2021 season opener.

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Jets Training Camp News and Live Updates 8/8

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The Jets return to the practice field today as training camp resumes from the team facility in Florham Park, New Jersey.

The Jets had Sunday off. That was because Saturday’s practice was a night one at MetLife Stadium. The team conducted something resembling a scrimmage, as close to real football as you can get in training camp these days. By all accounts it was a strong night for Zach Wilson.

As the team returns to practice today, focus will turn...

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New York Jets Flight Connections 8/8/22

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Bringing your daily links to the NFL’s New York Jets

Good morning, Gang Green Nation. I hope you’re all having a great start to the day. Shout out to Mr. Wells for holding down the fort over the weekend as usual. The Jets had their annual Green and White scrimmage over the weekend, and there was plenty to take away from it. One of the biggest factors was QB Zach Wilson, who started out incredibly strong. While he ended up throwing only one...

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Watch: Jets rookie Garrett Wilson is worst golfer of all-time

The 22-year-old took some hacks at his local TopGolf and put a lot of meat into his swing … so much so that the club went flying out of Wilson’s hands and into the night.

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Takeaways from the New York Jets Green and White Scrimmage

On Saturday night, the New York Jets held their annual Green and White Scrimmage at MetLife Stadium. The team is off today and back at it again tomorrow in Florham Park.

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Scouting Jets linebacker Kwon Alexander

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In the early days of training camp, the Jets signed a few new players and we’ll be breaking them down in detail for you over the next week or so. Today, we break down linebacker Kwon Alexander in detail.

The 28-year old Alexander is listed at 6’1” and 227 pounds and was a fourth round pick out of LSU in 2015. He was a pro bowler in 2017 and briefly became the highest-paid inside linebacker in NFL history in 2019, but injuries have had a significant...

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MacGregor Wells

New York Jets Flight Connections 08/07/22

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Good morning, Gang Green Nation! The Jets held their annual Green and White scrimmage yesterday. Now we move on to the preseason games. First up is a game against the Philadelphia Eagles in just five days. We probably won’t see much action from the starters in that one. 10 days later, however, comes the second game, against the Atlanta Falcons. For Jets fans eager to get a good look at the team likely to take the field when the games count, this is the...

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'Absolutely grinding': New York Jets big man Mekhi Becton delivers early statement in camp

Jets coach Robert Saleh praised the work he's seen from Becton, the 6-foot-7 former first-rounder who's working through changes in scheme and position.

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Jets Rumors: Denzel Mims Doesn't Plan to Request Trade Ahead of 2022 Season

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Five-time Pro Bowl LT Duane Brown visits Jets

With NFL training camps in full swing, the 14-year veteran offensive tackle is still without a home for the 2022 season. 

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Jets Training Camp News and Live Updates 8/6

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The Jets take the field tonight for their one evening practice of training camp. It is the Green and White Practice at MetLife Stadium. The annual event allows fans to see the team practice at its home stadium. Gates open at 6:00 pm Eastern. The practice is scheduled to get underway at 7:00 pm Eastern.

This practice typically takes place a week before the preseason opener. Various Jets coaches have taken different approaches. Rex Ryan liked to do a...

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Best of Saturday at NFL training camps: Trey Lance progressing; Jets hosting Duane Brown; Kareem Hunt a hold-in

The 49ers QB said things are slowing down, but he still had some uneven moments. Here's what happened around NFL training camps on Saturday.

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Bears Signing LB Javin White

Aaron Wilson reports that the Bears are signing LB Javin White to a contract. White, 25, wound up going undrafted out of UNLV in 2020. He later signed a three-year, $2.28 million contract with the Raiders but was waived coming out of training camp.

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