Jets fill some big needs in Joe Douglas' first draft as GM

Joe Douglas and the New York Jets entered the NFL draft looking for protectors, playmakers and leaders. Check. Check. And, check. The Jets filled several needs over three days, taking nine players they envision being part of the franchise's foundation.

Jets trade down, take Baylor WR Denzel Mims in 2nd round

The New York Jets got Adam Gase and Sam Darnold a much-needed playmaker on offense, even after trading down in the second round of the draft. Baylor wide receiver Denzel Mims was the Jets' pick at No. 59 after they originally had the 48th overall selection. New York decided to move down 11 spots Friday night, dealing the pick to Seattle while also receiving the Seahawks’ third-rounder (No. 101).

Sam Darnold throws 4 TD passes, Jets rout Redskins 34-17

Toward the end of the game, all Sam Darnold wanted to talk about on the sideline was his interception. Thanks to Darnold’s career-high four touchdown passes and the Washington Redskins’ offensive ineptitude, that mistake was a mere blip in the New York Jets’ 34-17 rout Sunday.

Airport noise complaints

People who live near airports can now report airplane noise to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey within seconds with the click of a button. California-based software engineer Chris McCann developed a technology called Airnoise last year. It is already making life a lot easier for residents on Long Island.

Darrelle Revis retires as a Jet

Darrelle Revis officially shut down his dominant playing career by signing one final contract. The seven-time Pro Bowl cornerback who routinely frustrated opposing receivers with his blanket-like coverage officially retired Tuesday as a member of the New York Jets — the team with which Revis spent eight of his 11 NFL seasons.

Teterboro Airport fears

Monday's Learjet crash marks the sixth major accident at Teterboro since 2005. Each happened for a different reason: collisions, weight, weather. Neighbors who live under the flight path say the fact it could happen at any time for any reason puts them in a constant state of anxiety.