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Jets CEO Christopher Johnson: Adam Gase to remain head coach

Jets CEO Christopher Johnson: Adam Gase to remain head coach

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Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Despite a dismal season, New York Jets CEO Christopher Johnson backed head coach Adam Gase and said he will return next year. Johnson told reporters Wednesday that he shared the same message with the team last week, a few days after an embarrassing loss to the Miami Dolphins. "I want to assure you there will be no changes in coaches here," Johnson said. "Adam has the trust of this team. He has the trust of [quarterback] Sam [Darnold]. He has [general manager] Joe [Douglas'] trust. He has my trust. He's a good man, and he's a good coach." Johnson added that his commitment also applies to after the season. "Even after the season," he said. "I brought in Joe earlier this year to help build the team with Adam. There is a lot of work to do, there is a great deal of work to do...
New York Jets lose QB Trevor Siemian for season following ankle injury

New York Jets lose QB Trevor Siemian for season following ankle injury

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Sept. 17 (UPI) -- New York Jets backup quarterback Trevor Siemian will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining significant ligament damage in his left ankle. The team announced Tuesday that third-string quarterback Luke Falk will start in place of Siemian and starter Sam Darnold, who was diagnosed with mono before the Jets' Week 2 matchup against the Cleveland Browns. The Jets are expected to sign a quarterback who will serve as Falk's backup in their upcoming contest against the New England Patriots. "Luke will be the starter until Sam gets back. Once we decide what kind of direction we're going to go, that's when we'll know who we're actually going to try to sign," Jets head coach Adam Gase told reporters about signing another arm. "We're in that process right now, the person...
New York Jets claim former Ravens, Vikings kicker Kaare Vedvik

New York Jets claim former Ravens, Vikings kicker Kaare Vedvik

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Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The New York Jets acquired kicker Kaare Vedvik on waivers from the Minnesota Vikings, the team announced Sunday. The Jets also waived kicker Taylor Bertolet as the team rounded out the 53-man roster. New York originally expressed interest in trading for Vedvik a few weeks ago, but the Baltimore Ravens traded him to the Vikings for a fifth-round draft pick. Vedvik struggled with the Vikings and the team ultimately opted to part ways with the Norwegian-born kicker. He converted only one of his four field-goal attempts in two games with Minnesota, missing from 37, 43 and 54 yards. His lone make came from 27 yards. Before his kicking woes in Minnesota, Vedvik was 12-for-13 on field goals in two preseasons with the Ravens. He connected on all four of his field-goal tries in t...
Elton John defends Harry and Meghan’s use of private jets

Elton John defends Harry and Meghan’s use of private jets

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Sir Elton John has defended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's use of private jets - and said he paid to carbon offset their trip to his French home.The singer said he provided Prince Harry, Meghan and their son Archie with his private plane to "maintain a high level of much-needed protection".The royal couple have faced criticism after newspapers claimed they took four private jet journeys in 11 days, including to Sir Elton's home in Nice.Buckingham Palace declined to comment.Private jets usually carry fewer passengers than commercial planes, meaning they burn much more fuel per person per hour.In a message posted on social media, Sir Elton said: "I am deeply distressed by today's distorted and malicious account in the press surro...
Kate Wright strips to tiny bralet as she jets off for epic hen do

Kate Wright strips to tiny bralet as she jets off for epic hen do

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The former TOWIE babe has jetted off to Mykonos, Greece with 16 of her closest girlfriends for her hen do.Kate Wright is soon to be married to one of the biggest footballers in the UK, Rio Ferdinand.So it’s no wonder her hen do is anything other than lavish, and for the occasion, Kate still looked effortlessly flawless at the airport.Surrounded by her friends with matching suitcases, the 28-year-old strutted her stuff in a teeny black crop top.Paired with a comfy pair of high-waisted black trousers, the minx left her shirt undone and hanging off her shoulders to flash the flesh.Taking to her official Instagram, she revealed to her 1million fans that the hens had all agreed to have a social media detox while away.She wrote: "Me and the girls ready for my hen Mrs Ferdy to be... We decided to