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Solomon Thomas Named New York Jets Nominee for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award

The New York Jets name Solomon Thomas their nominee for the WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD. Considered one of the league’s most prestigious honors, the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award recognizes an NFL player for outstanding community service activities off the field, as well as excellence on the field. Each of the league’s […]

Four Students Surprised with US Army Minutemen Scholarships at Jets Salute to Service Game

Four recipients were surprised with U.S. Army Minutemen Scholarships on-field at the New York Jets Salute to Service themed game against the Buffalo Bills. The recipients – Sad’e Webb, Faustina Afrim, Aakash Sood, and Chamiqua Loswijk – will have full tuition and fees covered at their prospective universities served by an Army (ROTC) program. These […]

New York Jets to Recognize Navy Veteran Michael Torto as ‘Fan of the Year’

 On Sunday during the Week Nine Salute to Service themed game versus Buffalo, the New York Jets will surprise Michael Torto, a Navy veteran of 21 years, as its “Fan of the Year.” Early in the second quarter, Torto will be brought on-field where a special message from current Jets players will play on the […]

New York Jets to Honor Military in Annual Salute to Service Game

Salute to Service is one of the NFL’s primary causes that acts to honor, empower, and connect our nation’s service members, veterans, and their families. Each year, the Jets champion this cause by working closely with organizations that support the military, promoting special service members and their families, visiting military bases, and coordinating special events […]

Athletes In Your Community: Solomon Thomas

The sport of football and their athletes go beyond just the tackles and the great plays that are seen on the field on any given Sunday. An example of someone who takes the time to give back to the community is that of defensive tackle Solomon Thomas, who started up The Defensive Line, a foundation […]

Former NFL Stars Continue Their “Pivot to Pink” Initiative at Charity Walk This Sunday, October 16 in Central Valley, NY

 Former NFL stars and co-hosts of the popular “The Pivot Podcast”, Ryan Clark, Fred Taylor and Channing Crowder, will be in attendance to support The American Cancer Society’s 26th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Hudson Valley event this Sunday, October 16 at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets in Central Valley, NY between 7:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. The nation’s largest and […]

Super Football Conference Announces Mental Health Awareness Series for New Jersey High Schools in partnership with the The Defensive Line and New York Jets

The Super Football Conference (SFC) in conjunction with The Defensive Line and the New York Jets are collaborating on a Mental Health Awareness Series for New Jersey High Schools. The Defensive Line, co-founded by Jets defensive tackle Solomon Thomas, is a non-profit whose mission is to end the epidemic of youth suicide, especially for people of color, […]