Posts Tagged ‘Vernon Gholston’

Texans Work Out Former First-Round Pick Vernon Gholston

Former first-round linebacker Vernon Gholston worked out for the Texans Tuesday. The sixth overall pick of the 2008 NFL Draft out of Ohio State by the Jets, Gholston recorded 42 tackles, but zero quarterback sacks, interceptions or forced fumbles in 45 games before he was released in August. Gholston had a pair of assisted tackles […]

Former Jets DE Vernon Gholston says Rex Ryan Never Gave Him a Fair Shot

Vernon Gholston doesn’t take all the blame for being a draft bust. Gholston doled out some of the fault to coach Rex Ryan and the Jets, too, saying last night he didn’t get a fair shot in three wholly unproductive seasons with the Jets. Now a backup defensive end trying to hang on with the […]

Jets Release Vets Woody, Jenkins, Gholston and Taylor

The Jets made some wholesale moves to the roster, releasing a number of vets that will give them room in free agency to ink players they are looking to hang on long term. Gone according to The Daily News are RT Damien Woody, NT Kris Jenkins, LB Vernon Gholston and OLB/DE Jason Taylor. The report […]

Jets ready to move Vernon Gholston to the D-Line?

Rich Cimini, now of ESPNNewYork, reports that the Jets have been using Vernon Gholston exclusively at defensive end during offseason workouts. After mulling the move for weeks, the Jets are leaning heavily toward making Gholston a full-time defensive end. The former first-round pick has been working out with the defensive linemen for weeks, sources said, […]

Jets and Gholston’s Agent Start Talking Contract

Watching some of the top players get signed and sealed already, the Jets have begun early talks with the agent for first-round pick Vernon Gholston. GM Mike Tannenbaum told the NY Daily News that preliminary talks about a deal to make sure Gholston is in camp on time have started. Right now Gholston is not […]

Jets Go Defense and Grab OSU’s Gholston w/ the 6th Pick

The Jets wanted Darren McFadden, but in the end they are happy with the player they got – DE Vernon Gholston of the Ohio State Buckeyes.  Last season in 13 games he had 37 tackles, and had a whopping 14 sacks, a number the Jets would have no problem with in the Pros.  He will […]

Long Time Coming; Jake Long the Dolphins First Pick in the Draft

The NFL Draft may not be as exciting on Saturday, as today the Dolphins sealed the deal with their newest player, as the team held a press conference announcing the signing of Michigan tackle Jake Long. The deal is being reported as for five years at $57.75 million, with $30 million guaranteed. The team had […]

Raiders Turning Draft Focus to Gholston

How serious is the Raiders latest interest in Ohio State LB/DE Vernon Gholston? The word in league circles is that the Raiders may have their eyes on Gholston, who has seen his stock in many mock drafts rise a great deal over the past few weeks. Gholston would probably take over the role of Jay […]