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Nick Folk

Nick Folk - #2 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 222 lbs.
Birthday 11/05/1984
Birthplace Hollywood, CA
College Arizona
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 6th round, 4th pick by Cowboys

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FG Pat Pts
21 30 93

Jets keep six CBs, four WRs after final cuts

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 2:38 a.m. ET
With All-Pro CB Darrelle Revis still holding out, the Jets have kept six cornerbacks on their 53-man roster following the mandatory cutdown Saturday. On the other hand, they retained only four wide receivers.

Jets release QB O'Connell

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Jets released QB Kevin O'Connell on Tuesday, likely giving the No. 3 job to Kellen Clemens.

Jets release WR Coles

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Jets released WR Laveranues Coles on Sunday. Coles spent seven seasons with the Jets and ranks fifth in franchise history with 5,941 receiving yards.

Jets LB Pace (foot) out six weeks

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The Jets' leader in sacks in 2009, LB Calvin Pace, will be out six weeks after suffering a broken foot against Washington Friday night.

Status quo plagues negotiations between Jets, Revis

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson hasn't given Jets fans any reason to be optimistic about the chances of CB Darrelle Revis joining the team any time soon.

War of words good for league

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 10:01 a.m. ET
Having Tom Brady and Rex Ryan "hating" each other's team is good news for the NFL, writes PFW's Eli Kaberon.

Jets QB Sanchez to wear knee brace

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
To avoid any future problems with his left knee, Jets QB Mark Sanchez will wear a protective brace.

Reports: Mangold to sign contract worth $55 million

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
The Jets and C Nick Mangold have reportedly agreed on a seven-year, $55 million deal, making Mangold the highest-paid center in the NFL.

Report: Jets close to extension with C Mangold

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Jets are close to signing C Nick Mangold to a contract extension, according to the Newark Star-Ledger.

Jets rookie Wilson promoted to starting lineup

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 10:54 p.m. ET
As Jets GM Mike Tannenbaum and CB Darrelle Revis' agents continue contract talks, rookie CB Kyle Wilson shared with PFW his thoughts about being elevated to the first-team defense.

The case against the Jets' defense

Posted Aug. 14, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
It’s hard for me to say that the Jets will have a bad defense this season. But I can tell you that I won't be drafting them this season.

Jets, Revis agree to keep talks private

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
After a few days of publicly bashing each other, the Jets and Darrelle Revis' representatives have released a joint statement saying they will keep the ongoing contract talks private.

Jets' Greene on the rise

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Jets' Shonn Greene is on the verge of becoming a No. 1 fantasy back, writes PFW's Dan Parr.

Jets: No progress in Revis negotiations

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Jets owner Woody Johnson isn't optimistic that his club will be able to reach a contract extension with holdout CB Darrelle Revis before the start of the regular season.

Jets CB Revis begins holdout

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis failed to report for training camp Aug. 1 and is willing to hold out indefinitely.

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Posted Aug. 27, 2012
The Jets have cut veteran kicker Josh Brown, giving Folk the job after a tight competition.||||||| Folk, entering his third season with the Jets, was re-signed in March after going 19 for 25. Both were solid in the preseason, with Folk going 4 for 4 and Brown 3 for 4, but Folk was more consistent throughout training camp. Folk beat out Nick Novak last summer.
Posted March 14, 2012
The Jets have re-signed kicker Nick Folk, who spent the last two years with the team. Terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.||||||| Folk, a former Pro Bowl selection with Dallas, converted 19 of 25 field-goal attempts last season, but three of those misses were from 50 yards or more. Folk was signed by the Jets in 2010 after three seasons with the Cowboys. After struggling a bit in his first training camp with New York, Folk was solid while setting the franchise mark with a career-best 56-yard field goal. He set a team record by making his first 11 field-goal attempts.
Posted July 27, 2011
Folk is rejoining the Jets after agreeing to terms with the team on a one-year deal.||||||| Folk wrote on his Twitter page Wednesday night that he's "Happy to be headed back to Jersey on Friday." Folk was 30 of 39 on field-goal attempts last season, his first with the Jets after three years kicking for the Dallas Cowboys. He was also 2 for 3 on field goals in the postseason. New York also has veteran kicker Nick Novak on the roster.
Posted Feb. 23, 2010
The New York Jets have signed Folk.||||||| The signing of Folk to a one-year contract Tuesday gives the Jets some insurance if incumbent Jay Feely, who'll be an unrestricted free agent, isn't re-signed. Folk made the Pro Bowl as a rookie with the Cowboys in 2007, but was cut last season when he made just 18 of 28 field-goal attempts. Folk could also provide competition in camp if the Jets do re-sign Feely, who was 30 for 36 on field-goal attempts this past season.
Posted Feb. 18, 2010
Folk will work out for the Giants, according to a report by the New York Daily News. He may also work out for the Jets.||||||| New York's Lawrence Tynes made 27 of 32 field goals last season, but was woeful on kickoffs. Folk is a former Pro Bowler who was cut by the NFC East champion Cowboys in December. Folk, however, is not strong on kickoffs and did not even handle those duties for the Cowboys.

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