The New York Jets' sputtering passing attack will receive a double boost Sunday with the expected return of their most accomplished skill-position players, wide receiver Santonio Holmes and tight end Kellen Winslow.
With wide receiver/kickoff returner Clyde Gates nursing a shoulder injury that could sideline him this week, the New York Jets signed former longtime Cleveland Brown Josh Cribbs, league sources said Tuesday.
Six weeks after injuring his right shoulder in the fourth quarter of a meaningless preseason game, New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez underwent surgery late Tuesday to repair a torn labrum, the team announced.
The New York Jets closed the preseason Thursday night without a starting quarterback in place, but there's a growing feeling within the organization that rookie Geno Smith will be the opening-day starter.
Wide receiver Braylon Edwards and kick returner Joe McKnight, both of whom contributed to the New York Jets' last playoff season in 2010, were released Monday as the team continues to rebuild under new general manager John Idzik.