Josh Cribbs WR NYJ Sep 11 '79
Josh Cribbs left Sunday's Week 13 game against the Dolphins with a shoulder injury.
Cribbs suffered the injury in the first quarter and has been ruled out for the game. Kyle Wilson has replaced him on kick returns.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ Sep 04 '79
Josh Cribbs rushed five times for 20 yards and completed 1-of-2 passes for 13 yards in the Jets' Week 12 loss to Baltimore.
Obviously lacking confidence in rookie quarterback Geno Smith, the Jets turned to heavy usage of Wildcat-type plays with ex-Brown Cribbs as the triggerman. Cribbs was just signed off the street on October 15. Knowing Rex Ryan's affinity for the Wildcat, it's entirely possible this package stays as staple of Marty Morhinweg's offense. It was relatively effective in Week 12.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ Jul 26 '791 Comment
Jets signed KR/WR Josh Cribbs.
The Jets were interested in Cribbs in the offseason, and worked him out again two weeks ago. The veteran return specialist provides insurance for KR/WR Clyde Gates (shoulder). Cribbs won't play on offense in New York.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ Jul 12 '79
Free agent KR/WR Josh Cribbs worked out for the Jets on Tuesday.
In what sounds like an agent-driven report, CBS' Jason La Canfora reports Cribbs is "back to full health." Now on the wrong side of 30, Cribbs would likely be limited to special teams if he wound up with Gang Green.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ Jun 05 '79
Raiders released KR/WR Josh Cribbs.
Looks like he's done. Knee problems popped up on Cribbs' offseason physicals, and his lack of burst was evident on kickoff returns in preseason games. The Raiders will go with Jacoby Ford as their No. 3 receiver and return specialist.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ May 30 '79
Raiders KR/WR Josh Cribbs' roster spot is "on shaky ground."
Cribbs has looked several steps slow on preseason returns, and he doesn't help on offense. "I think we've got to see the burst and the explosion," coach Dennis Allen said. "That's something that we're looking for in the next couple of games." The Raiders would lose nothing by cutting Cribbs and his $865k salary.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ May 29 '79
Based on preseason tape review, CSN Bay Area's Scott Bair believes Raiders KR/WR Josh Cribbs has "lost a step."
Cribbs underwent offseason meniscus surgery, and several NFL teams wouldn't clear him during free-agency physicals. Through two exhibition games, Cribbs has returned five kickoffs for 115 yards (23-yard average). The 30-year-old has not been involved in the punt return game or in the Raiders' offense.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ Mar 22 '79
Raiders KR/WR Josh Cribbs (meniscus surgery) will be sidelined until training camp.
There had been some confusion over when Cribbs would be ready to resume football activities after Jets GM John Idzik said his knee "wasn't quite there yet." Cribbs initially refuted the claim, but Coach Dennis Allen cleared it up today, stating his kick returner wont practice until training camp. Cribbs will be the Raiders' primary return man once the season starts.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ Feb 25 '79
New Raiders KR Josh Cribbs (meniscus surgery) says he'll be ready "when it's time to play football."
Cribbs called Jets GM John Idzik's observation that his knee "(wasn't) quite there yet" a "negotiation tactic" before admitting he might not be ready to practice for over another month. Regardless, Cribbs should be ready well in advance of Week 1, and is slotted in as the Raiders' primary return man.
Josh Cribbs WR NYJ Feb 23 '79
Raiders agreed to terms with WR/KR Josh Cribbs, formerly of the Browns, on a one-year contract.
Jets GM John Idzik said just yesterday that Cribbs' knee wasn't yet up to snuff coming off meniscus surgery, but the Raiders decided they couldn't wait to sign the return specialist. Going on 30, Cribbs has taken a number of thundering hits over the years, but remained one of the league's best return men last season. Cribbs should see little, if any, time on offense. He's surpassed 200 yards receiving only twice in his eight-year career.