NY Jets news: Breece Hall harassed, Jets coach joins Patriots, David Bakhtiari trade

  • Breece Hall harassed by crazy fan
  • Jets coach leaves for rival
  • David Bakhtiari trade

NY Jets running back Breece Hall
NY Jets running back Breece Hall / Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

NY Jets running back Breece Hall is just trying to enjoy his offseason. Unfortunately, some belligerent and entitled fans seemingly don't care.

Hall got into an altercation with a fan at Newark International Airport last Sunday, and New York Giants legend Carl Banks was forced to step in and defuse the situation. It's unclear exactly what prompted the argument, but it seems to stem from an unruly fan demanding an autograph from the star running back.

Hall took to social media on Monday to clear the air, claiming the fan was "harassing" him at the baggage claim. Multiple Jets players later tweeted out in support of their teammate.

Credit to Hall for remaining remarkably calm in the situation and credit to Banks for standing up for his younger peer. A message to any fan searching for an autograph: don't harass players in public.

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Jets coach leaves to join Patriots

The Jets have made a few minor changes to their coaching staff this offseason, and one of those included the team parting ways with running backs coach Taylor Embree. It didn't take long for Embree to find a new home.

The former Jets assistant was officially named the new running backs coach of the New England Patriots on Monday, allowing Embree to remain in the AFC East and coach for his former team's biggest rival.

Embree spent three years with the Jets, joining Robert Saleh's staff for his first year in 2021. He helped oversee the development of Breece Hall, who finished fourth in the NFL in scrimmage yards last season.

The Jets hired former Tennessee Titans assistant coach Tony Dews to fill Embree's role in 2024. Bill Belichick may be gone, but there will still be a former Jets coach coaching in New England next season.

David Bakhtiari trade proposal

Bleacher Report's Alex Kay recently listed five trades that could prevent the Kansas City Chiefs from winning another Super Bowl, and the Jets were among those considered in the article.

Kay not only had the Jets trading for Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams, but he also suggested the team could trade for Green Bay Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari.

The Adams trade may be a long shot, but it almost feels inevitable that Bakhtiari will end up on the Jets. Kay had the Jets trading a 2024 seventh-round pick to the Packers in exchange for the former All-Pro tackle.

The pairing makes sense, but it's worth noting that Bakhtiari is expected to be in the coming weeks. It wouldn't make much sense for the Jets to trade an asset away for Bakhtiari and acquire him on his current contract.

The Jets might make a run at Bakhtiari, but a trade feels unlikely.