Player Updates

September 4, 2019 01:56 AM
Jaguars' Ben Ijalana: Lands on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana (elbow) was placed on injured reserve.

Ijalana suffered the elbow injury during last Thursday's preseason finale and was moved to IR over the weekend. According to Josina Anderson of ESPN, the 30-year-old is set to undergo surgery on his biceps within the next week or two.

August 29, 2019 07:40 PM
Jaguars' Ben Ijalana: Out with elbow injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana was forced out of Thursday's preseason contest against Atlanta with an elbow injury, Tad Dickman of the Jaguars' official site reports.

Ijalana originally signed with Jacksonville on Aug. 11 after spending the entire 2018 season dealing with a shoulder injury. The 30-year-old last saw regular-season action in 2017 with the Jets, where he appeared in 11 games as a reserve tackle. It's unclear how serious the elbow injury is, although it's obviously serious enough to sideline Ijalana for the rest of Thursday's game.

August 12, 2019 10:04 AM
Jaguars' Ben Ijalana: Signs with Jacksonville
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana signed a contract with the Jaguars on Sunday, Hays Carlyon of 1010 AM WJXL reports.

Ijalana suffered a shoulder injury in August 2018 and spent the entire season on injured reserve. The 30-year-old last appeared in 11 contests with the Jets in 2017 as a reserve offensive tackle.

August 15, 2018 06:24 PM
Jets' Ben Ijalana: Sent to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.

Ijalana recently sustained an unspecified shoulder injury during one of the Jets' recent joint practices with the Redskins. His placement on IR more than likely means his 2018 season is over before it began. New York signed fellow veteran Gino Gradkowski to take Ijalana's place on the active roster.

March 16, 2018 04:00 PM
Jets' Ben Ijalana: Returning to Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana signed a one-year contract with the Jets on Friday, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.

The Jets allowed Ijalana to test the open market but it's now apparent he'll be brought back for another season. Capable of playing both left and right tackle, it's possible he could open the 2018 campaign in a starting role.

February 19, 2018 07:28 PM
Ben Ijalana: Set to hit free agency
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana will become a free agent after the Jets declined to exercise his team option for the 2018 season, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.

Ijalana, who was among Pro Football Focus' worst-graded tackles in 2016, appeared in just three games for the Jets this past season. New York cleared roughly $4.6 million in cap space by letting him walk. However, it's possible he returns to the team at a reduced price this offseason.

August 2, 2017 07:16 PM
Jets' Ben Ijalana: Back at it Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana (knee) returned to practice Tuesday, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports.

Ijalana underwent a minor knee scope in June and hadn't practiced since. Now healthy, he'll likely continue to split reps with Kelvin Beachum in training camp.

June 13, 2017 04:00 PM
Jets' Ben Ijalana: Sidelined following knee procedure
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana is not participating in practice this week after undergoing a knee scope last week, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

Ijalana, who re-signed with the Jets in March on a two-year deal, is projected to be healthy for training camp as the knee issue isn't a long-term concern at this point. He'll look to earn the starting spot at left tackle once again in 2017 upon his return to full health.

March 10, 2017 01:56 PM
Jets' Ben Ijalana: Will stay with Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ijalana will sign a two-year, $11 million deal with the Jets on Thursday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Ijalana's deal will keep the 27-year-old with the Jets through the 2018 campaign. The 6-foot-4, 322-pound lineman out of Villanova started at left tackle for the team last season.

August 22, 2015 02:30 AM
Jeremy Kerley, Ben Ijalana among injured Jets
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

The Jets lost three players to concussions and three others to an assortment of injuries in Friday's preseason game against Atlanta, per ESPN.

Wide receiver Jeremy Kerley, safety Durell Eskridge and running back Daryl Richardson all left with concussions.

Offensive tackle Ben Ijalana left the game with a knee injury. Shaq Evans sprained his back, and Sashaun Phillips hurt his ribs.

June 1, 2015 03:09 PM
Jets re-sign offensive tackle Ben Ijalana
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The Jets announced on Wednesday that they have re-signed offensive tackle Ben Ijalana

Ijalana has been with the Jets the previous two seasons after the organization claimed him of of waivers from the Colts prior to the beginning of the 2013 regular season. The Colts selected Ijalana in the second round of the 2011 draft. 

June 2, 2015 06:08 AM
Only two injured on Jets inactive list for Week 6
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Despite a lengthy injury report, the Jets have just two injured inactives for their Sunday game against visiting Denver. The headliner is wide receiver David Nelson (ankle). The other is safety Josh Bush (quad).

The healthy scratches are defensive lineman T.J. Barnes, guard Dakota Dozier, linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali, tackle Ben Ijalana and wideout Chris Owusu.

June 2, 2015 06:16 AM
Jets inactives Week 5
by Chris Cwik |

The Jets have made Eric Decker, Chris Owusu, Ben Ijalana, A.J. Edds, Dakota Dozier, T.J. Barnes and Kenrick Ellis inactive Week 5 against the Chargers.

Decker was the big question mark. He entered the game considered questionable due to a hamstring injury. After a pre-game workout, it was determined he would not go. 

June 2, 2015 06:25 AM
Dee Milliner among inactives for Jets in Week 4
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The following players were listed inactive for the Jets in Week 4 at home against the Lions: Dakota Dozier, A.J. Edds, Kenrick Ellis, IK Enemkpali, Ben Ijalana, Dee Milliner (quadriceps) and Jalen Saunders.

June 2, 2015 06:31 AM
Jets announce Week 3 inactives
by Larry Hartstein |

The Jets declared defensive tackle T.J. Barnes, guard Dakota Dozier, linebacker A.J. Edds (hamstring), receiver Walt Powell, offensive tackle Ben Ijalana, cornerback Dee Milliner and linebacker IK Enemkpali inactive for Monday night's game against the Bears.

June 2, 2015 06:41 AM
Jets announce Week 2 inactives vs. Packers
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Jets have announced that the following players are inactive for Week 2's matchup with the Packers: defensive tackle T.J. Barnes, defensive back Josh Bush, linebackers A.J. Edds and IK Enemkpali, offensive tackle Ben Ijalana, guard Dakota Dozier and wide receiver Walt Powell.

Bush was questionable to play with a quad injury, while Edds had already been ruled out with a hamstring issue. Enemkpali was probable in the injury report with a foot injury but will not play.

June 2, 2015 06:49 AM
Jets reveal inactives for Week 1
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Jets' list of inactives for Week 1 against the Raiders includes defensive back Josh Bush (quadriceps), defensive lineman IK Emenkpali (foot), defensive back Dee Milliner (ankle), offensive lineman Dakota Dozier, offensive lineman Ben Ijalana, defensive back Leon McFadden and wide receiver Walt Powell.

Dozier, Ijalana, McFadden and Powell are all healthy scratches.

June 2, 2015 03:56 PM
Only one hurt on Jets inactive list for Sunday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Cornerback Ellis Lankster (jaw) is the lone injured player on the inactive report submitted Sunday by the Jets.

Their healthy inactives are offensive linemen Ben Ijalana, William Campbell and Oday Aboushi, linebacker Jermaine Cunningham, quarterback David Garrard and tight end Chris Pantale.

June 2, 2015 04:05 PM
Jets reveal Week 15 inactives
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Jets have ruled the following players as inactive for Sunday's game against the Panthers in Week 15: quarterback David Garrard, running back Darius Reynaud, linebacker Jermaine Cunningham, guard William Campbell, tackle Ben Ijalana, tackle Oday Aboushi, and tight end Chris Pantale.

June 2, 2015 04:16 PM
Jets list Week 14 inactives
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Jets wide receiver Stephen Hill (knee), quarterback David Garrard, linebacker Jermaine Cunningham, guard William Campbell, tackle Ben Ijalana, tackle Oday Aboushi and tight end Chris Pantale were among the team's inactives Week 14 vs. Oakland.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/322
Birthdate:
08/06/1989
Age:
30
Hometown:
New Brunswick, NJ, USA
School:
Villanova
NFL Experience:
10
Awards: