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AFC East Standings

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3-1-0 9-3-0
2-2-0 6-6-0
1-3-0 4-8-0
2-2-0 3-10-0

2023 Receiving

Receiving Yards
Average Yards per Reception
Receiving Touchdowns
Longest Reception
Regular Season 12 159 13.3 0 36

Top Xavier Gipson News

  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Career-high 77 receiving yards

    Gipson caught five of six targets for 77 yards in Sunday's 13-8 loss to the Falcons. He also rushed once for one yard, returned one kickoff for 25 yards and totaled 45 yards on four punt returns.

    Gipson's 77 receiving yards were the most by a Jets player other than Garrett Wilson this season. He set up a second-quarter field goal with a 36-yard catch on a flea flicker and added a 25-yard catch in the fourth quarter as the Jets tried to mount a comeback. The first catch came on a Tim Boyle pass, while the latter was thrown by Trevor Siemian after Boyle was benched. Despite New York's unenviable quarterback situation, Gipson's role in the offense is growing heading into a Week 14 home game against the Texans.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Two catches in Week 12

    Gipson caught both of his targets for 15 yards in Friday's 34-13 loss to the Dolphins.

    Gipson didn't see a change in role due to Allen Lazard (coach's decision) being benched, as fellow undrafted rookie Jason Brownlee took over Lazard's usual role on the outside while Gipson remained in the slot. Gipson also had one kickoff return for 28 yards.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Early fumble sets tone in loss

    Gipson caught one of two targets for seven yards in Sunday's 32-6 loss to the Bills. He also returned four kickoffs for 76 yards and lost a fumble.

    The last time these two AFC East rivals faced off, Gipson ended the game with a punt return touchdown in overtime in his NFL debut. His first return opportunity Sunday was far less successful, as Gipson fumbled on the opening kickoff. That miscue set the tone for a disastrous all-around performance from the Jets, who suffered a third consecutive loss to fall to 4-6.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Career-high three Week 10 targets

    Gipson caught one of three targets for 24 yards in Sunday's 16-12 loss to the Raiders. He also returned one kickoff for 14 yards and had one punt return for five yards.

    For the second consecutive game, Gipson finished second among the Jets' wide receivers in receiving yards behind Garrett Wilson. The undrafted rookie out of Stephen F. Austin has flashed some big-play ability, but he hasn't been targeted frequently enough to produce consistently on offense, as Gipson's three targets Sunday marked a new career high.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Career-high receiving total Monday

    Gipson caught both of his targets for 32 yards in Monday's 27-6 loss to the Chargers.

    Not only were Gipson's 32 receiving yards a career high, they marked the highest total in a game this season by a Jets wide receiver not named Garrett Wilson or Allen Lazard. That stat is more of an indictment on the state of New York's passing game than a compliment to Gipson, but the dearth of quality alternatives at least creates an opportunity for the rookie to carve out a larger role moving forward. Gipson also returned three punts for eight yards in Monday's loss.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Cleared for Monday

    Gipson (ankle) does not carry an injury designation into Monday's contest against the Chargers, Rich Cimini of reports.

    Gipson hasn't been a featured member of the team's passing attack, but that could change depending on the status of Allen Lazard, who showed up on the final injury report with a knee injury and is currently listed as questionable. Gipson would slot in as the team's No. 3 target behind Garrett Wilson and Randall Cobb in the event Lazard does not play.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Remains limited Friday

    Gipson (ankle) remained limited at Friday's practice, Andy Vasquez of The Bergen Record reports.

    Gipson has played just 55 offensive snaps all season, registering four carries for 34 yards and one four-yard catch on two targets. He mainly plays special teams as the Jets' dynamic returner.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: One carry, one target in Week 8

    Gipson rushed once for three yards and didn't catch his lone target in Sunday's 13-10 overtime win over the Giants.

    Gipson was shaken up at the end of his three-yard run so the Jets sent out D.J. Reed as their returner on the next of Jamie Gillan's 13 punts while Gipson recovered, but Gipson managed to return to the game. The rookie return man finished with three punt returns for 20 yards and one kickoff return for 22 yards in a game that featured 24 combined punts between the two teams.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Gets chunk gain on only touch

    Gipson (ankle) rushed once for 18 yards in Sunday's 20-14 win over the Eagles.

    Gipson suited up after hurting his ankle in practice during the week. The electric return man didn't get a chance to make any returns on special teams, perhaps due to the ankle injury, but Gipson looked spry on his only offensive touch, which produced the longest rushing play for either team.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Ready to go for Week 6

    Gipson (ankle) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Eagles.

    Gipson was listed as questionable after picking up an ankle injury late in Week 6 prep, but he'll still be available Sunday. The undrafted rookie plays primarily on special teams, handling kick- and punt-return duties, but his offensive snaps have increased in each of the past two weeks.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Questionable for Week 6

    Gipson (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Rich Cimini of reports.

    Gipson was limited by the ankle injury Friday after previously avoiding the injury report. If the rookie return man can't go, veteran receiver Mecole Hardman could see his role grow on special teams, and possibly on offense as well.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: No touches on offense in Week 5

    Gipson wasn't targeted in Sunday's 31-21 win over the Broncos. He had one kickoff return for 20 yards, two punt returns for 14 yards and committed two fumbles, losing one.

    After getting involved with one catch and two rushing attempts in Week 4, Gipson didn't register a touch on offense in Week 5. He also muffed a punt in the third quarter to set the Broncos up in Jets territory, but New York overcame the rookie's miscue and notched its second win of the season.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: Earning role on offense

    Gipson caught his only target for four yards and rushed twice for 13 yards in Sunday's 23-20 loss to the Chiefs.

    Gipson earned the first three touches on offense of his NFL career. The rookie out of Stephen F. Austin has shown impressive elusiveness as a return man on special teams, so the Jets are starting to draw up some plays to get Gipson the ball in space on offense as well. He added a 22-yard kickoff return and 11-yard punt return in the SNF loss.

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  • Jets' Xavier Gipson: No targets through two games

    Gipson wasn't targeted in Sunday's 30-10 loss to the Cowboys. He had one punt return for seven yards.

    Gipson scored the game-winning punt return touchdown in overtime in his NFL debut, but the electric return man was much quieter in his second NFL game. The rookie receiver has yet to see a target on offense.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-9, 189 lbs
Birthplace: Dallas, TX
Age: 22
School: S.F. Austin
Experience: R