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As we inch closer to this year’s NFL Draft this month, our draft team here at Turn On The Jets will be running a series of individual prospect evaluations. These scouting reports are intended to provide an in-depth breakdown of individual prospects in this year’s draft class highlighting players’ overall strengths, weaknesses, potential upside, red flags, and what their best schematic fit will be at the next level. Today, we continue our series with Georgia Outside Linebacker Jarvis Jones.
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Prospect: Jarvis Jones
Position: Outside Linebacker
Measurables: 6’2″ 245 lbs, 33″ Arm Length, 9-1/8″ Hands
Georgia OLB Jarvis Jones has been one of the most highly debated prospects in this year’s draft class. After an extremely productive season at Georgia last year, one that included 86 total tackles, 14.5 sacks, 3 pass breakups, and 1 interception, many have felt as though Jones is the best prospect at his position this year, and arguably the best defe...
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With Matt Slauson recently signing with the Chicago Bears and the impending departure of Brandon Moore, it is becoming more and more likely that New York Jets free agent signing Willie Colon will be a starter at one of the Guard spots. Colon was signed to a one year, $1.2 million dollar deal, the right price for a guy who has played only 12 games in the past 3 years.
Season SummaryThe 2012 season campaign for the Jets was disaster all around. From the Sanchez/Tebow debacle to the injury of defensive star Darrelle Revis.The Jets season never got off the ground.Despite having a defense that finished 2nd against the pass they were a mess with in the front seven finishing 30th against the run, and what at times looked like one of the worst offenses...
Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum has decided to change careers and become a sports agent.
Tannenbaum has been hired by Priority Sports to represent coaches and sports broadcasters, according to Forbes.
Tannenbaum has been named President of the agency’s brand new Coaches, Front Office & Broadcasters Division, and will oversee all contract negotiation and...
Former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum has been hired as president of Priority Sports & Entertainment to represent professional and college coaches in basketball and football.
Tannenbaum, fired by the Jets in January after seven seasons as the team's GM, will oversee all contract negotiations and representation for coaches in the agency's newly formed coaches...
According to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, it’s “inevitable” that CB Darrelle Revis ends up on the Buccaneers at some point this offseason.
King adds that Jets owner Woody Johnson is “categorically against” extending Revis’ contract beyond this season.
Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune expects to see talks between the Jets and Buccaneers regarding a trade for Revis...
Awful headline aside, Mike Tannenbaum is switching careers.The New York Jets' former general manager, who was fired after the 2012 season and has been working for NFL Network since, recently joined the Chicago-based sports agency Priority Sports & Entertainment, where he will serve as President of the company's new Coaches, Front Office & Broadcasters Division.According...
Looking to revamp a depleted depth chart, the New York Jets struck out on one of the top tight end names to hit free agency this spring.
The Jets are fighting to stay on top of their division while the Isles are clawing up the ladder in theirs. This is a must win game for two teams that may be a little weary from playing last night.
Historically, home games are not very lucky for the Islanders, but perhaps their luck is changing. Jack Capuano seems to have found the right buttons to push to keep his team playing...
There's no question at all that the New York Jets offense had an abysmal 2012 season. With no run support, and no leader at the helm, the Jets offense failed to do it's job, finishing 30th in the league. This causes fans to believe that utilizing the 9th overall pick on an offensive player is the way to go. It isn't.
The 2013 Offensive Draft Class is weak.