• Other Jets rookies showed this draft class isn’t all Mekhi Becton

    Other Jets rookies showed this draft class isn’t all Mekhi Becton

    The Jets lost a heartbreaking 30-27 game to the Patriots on “Monday Night Football.” Here are some thoughts and observations from the game: 1. This was a gut punch. I know there is a large
  • Mekhi Becton exits Jets-Patriots game with chest injury

    Mekhi Becton exits Jets-Patriots game with chest injury

    Mekhi Becton is hurt again. The first-round pick left Monday night’s game against the Patriots to undergo chest X-rays late in the first quarter. He did not return. The team’s starting left tackle
  • The biggest Jets’ chemistry mystery as season approaches

    The biggest Jets’ chemistry mystery as season approaches

    The biggest mystery about the 2020 Jets is how their rebuilt offensive line is going to perform. There are five new starters from last year’s opener against the Bills, including first-round pick Mekhi Becton at left tackle. The unit has practiced together over the past month, but with no preseason games and no spring practices, …
  • Jets search for ‘magic number’ for the monstrous Mekhi Becton

    Jets search for ‘magic number’ for the monstrous Mekhi Becton

    Mekhi Becton has heard it his whole life — he is big, like really big. There was a time when the Jets’ first-round pick did not embrace his size. “I was definitely insecure growing up, being a bigger kid,” Becton said. Growing up in Virginia, Becton said kids talked about him because he was bigger …
  • Mekhi Becton shows off monstrous ability at Jets practice

    Mekhi Becton shows off monstrous ability at Jets practice

    He’s not only the new kid on the block, he’s the biggest kid on the block. Literally. Mekhi Becton is making his presence felt. Just ask any Jets defensive players who has been privy to the sight of the 6-foot-7, 363-pound tackle and first-round draft pick bearing down on them in practice the past few …
  • Jets mailbag: The big looming decision on Sam Darnold’s future

    Jets mailbag: The big looming decision on Sam Darnold’s future

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Jets. The Jets are clearly building for the future considering the draft and their future multiple No. 1 …
  • How Joe Douglas turned 7 Jets’ picks into 13 players in one year

    How Joe Douglas turned 7 Jets’ picks into 13 players in one year

    The Jets exited the 2019 NFL Draft with just their own seven picks. Over the course of a year, the Jets, led by general manager Joe Douglas, would turn those seven picks, plus a 2021 pick, into 13 players through seven trades. Douglas (with an assist from head coach Adam Gase) managed to acquire more …
  • Jets mailbag: The disaster it’d take to end up with Trevor Lawrence

    Jets mailbag: The disaster it’d take to end up with Trevor Lawrence

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Jets. If the Jets somehow end up with the first-overall pick in next year’s draft, do you think they …
  • Adam Gase opens up on new Jets, Sam Darnold and AFC East

    Adam Gase opens up on new Jets, Sam Darnold and AFC East

    Jets coach Adam Gase is excited about the new toys general manager Joe Douglas got him during the draft. Gase was a guest on “Gang’s All Here,” The Post’s Jets podcast on Wednesday. He spoke about many different topics from Sam Darnold to the AFC East. Gase was particularly excited about the team’s top two …
  • Grades for Jets’ 2020 NFL Draft picks: Joe Douglas took risks

    Grades for Jets’ 2020 NFL Draft picks: Joe Douglas took risks

    Joe Douglas could have looked at the Jets’ disastrous NFL draft track record and played it safe to break from his predecessors. He didn’t. In his first draft as general manager, Douglas filled starting holes, helped his quarterback and still swung for the fences. The Post graded every pick: A higher grade at a lower …