FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike White was greeted by his wide-eyed twin toddlers when he finally got home to his apartment last Sunday.
They had no idea their father had put on a dazzling performance during which Jets fans chanted his name while he led New York to a victory a few hours earlier.
Mike White is the present for the New York Jets. And maybe even the future.
Sure, overreactions are part of the playbook on Mondays during the NFL season. But this might not qualify as such.
Not when you have the type of performance White had at quarterback in a 31-10 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday in place of a benched Zach Wilson.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mike White's phone rang Tuesday and it was Robert Saleh delivering some big news.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mike White has already made it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
So replacing a struggling Zach Wilson and trying to spark a stagnant offense should be no biggie for the New York Jets' new starting quarterback.
New York Jets wide receiver Corey Davis will miss his second straight game with a knee injury, leaving quarterback Zach Wilson without one of his most reliable playmakers against the Buffalo Bills.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Look around the New York Jets' locker room to find someone who remembers what it was like to beat the New England Patriots — and you can't.
There's no one left.
The Jets have lost 12 straight to Bill Belichick's bunch, with their most recent win coming in Week 16 of the 2015 season.
NEW YORK JETS (1-2) at PITTSBURGH (1-2)
Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS
OPENING LINE: Steelers by 3 1/2 according to FanDuel SportsBook.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson was back under center for the New York Jets, taking snaps and preparing to start for the first time this season.
“It's the happiest I've been in a month,” the second-year quarterback said with a big smile Wednesday.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — It took just one week for all those positive vibes to turn into frustration — again — for the New York Jets.
The offense struggled, the defense couldn't make crucial stops and veteran players made key mistakes in a 27-12 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Football League inactive report.
BALTIMORE RAVENS at NEW YORK JETS — BALTIMORE: INACTIVE: RB J.K. Dobbins, TE Nick Boyle, LT Ronnie Stanley, OT Daniel Faalele, DT Travis Jones, CB Marcus Peters NEW YORK: INACTIVE: QB Zach Wilson, WR Denzel Mims, TE Jeremy Ruckert, OL Conor McDermott, DL Bryce Huff.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are already without their starting quarterback. They might be without their left tackle, too.
Duane Brown didn't practice for a second straight day Thursday while dealing with a shoulder issue, putting his availability for the season opener Sunday against Baltimore in serious doubt.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Flacco will huddle up for the New York Jets against his former team. And likely a few more opponents after that.
Coach Robert Saleh announced Wednesday that Flacco will start at quarterback in the season opener Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens in place of the injured Zach Wilson — who likely will be out until Week 4 at Pittsburgh.
NEW YORK (AP) — There's still a chance Zach Wilson will open the season for the New York Jets under center instead of on the sideline.
Coach Robert Saleh said during a Zoom call that Wilson did some throwing on the field Monday while testing out his surgically repaired right knee, which was injured in the preseason opener at Philadelphia on Aug.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Joe Flacco and the New York Jets' starting offense were far from sharp against the New York Giants.
They've got two weeks to work out the kinks — while they wait to see when Zach Wilson returns from his knee injury.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Joe Flacco and the rest of the New York Jets' starters might have to get comfortable on the sideline Monday night.
Coach Robert Saleh said Saturday he's unsure what the team's plan is for who'll see the field — and for how long — in the Jets' preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson returned to the New York Jets' facility Thursday, eager to begin rehabilitation on his surgically repaired right knee.
The second-year quarterback had arthroscopic surgery Tuesday in Los Angeles to repair a torn meniscus.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson will have arthroscopic surgery on his injured right knee Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Wilson suffered a bone bruise and torn meniscus during the Jets' second offensive series Friday night in their preseason opener at Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A knee injury to Zach Wilson in Friday night’s preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles has turned the Jets’ high hopes for their second-year quarterback into concern.
Wilson hurt his right knee in the first quarter of the Jets’ 24-21 preseason victory.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson knows what comes with the territory of being an NFL quarterback, especially one in the New York area.
With such a large media presence and massive fan base, every throw on the field — even in practice — and each move off it is scrutinized.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Mekhi Becton's bright blue T-shirt said it all.
Words such as “fat,” “lazy,” “out of shape,” “injury prone,” “overweight” and “bum” formed a circle of criticisms around the eye-catching capitalized “BIG BUST” in the middle.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Rob Calabrese grew up rooting for the New York Jets, a fandom born somewhat out of necessity because it was everywhere he turned.
The Jets' current quarterbacks coach was a wide-eyed youngster in East Islip, New York, when Boomer Esiason was tossing TD passes for New York in the mid-1990s.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets signed wide receiver Garrett Wilson to a four-year, $20.55 million deal Wednesday, the last of the team's three first-round draft picks to get under contract.
NEW YORK (AP) — There was something different about Zach Wilson when the second-year quarterback arrived at the New York Jets' facility last week.
His teammates could sense increased confidence — and they liked everything about it.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets and quarterback Joe Flacco agreed on a one-year contract Wednesday, keeping Zach Wilson's veteran backup in place.
Flacco's agency JL Sports announced the deal on Twitter shortly before the official start of the NFL's new league year.