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Mike Westhoff says he is ''frustrated'' by the New York Jets' league-leading six turnovers on returns, including one in the last four games.
The longtime special teams coordinator says Thursday that he has led the league in lots of categories during a distinguished career but ''I haven't led in this one yet.'' And, he isn't happy about it.
The latest flub came last Sunday when rookie Jeremy Kerley couldn't hold onto a punt in the second quarter when a Washington player was knocked into him. Westhoff says ''Deion Sanders couldn't have caught that ball'' and called it ''the absolute singularly most frustrating play'' he's had in a long time because he believes Kerley could've scored.
While Jim Leonhard will take over punt return duties, Westhoff hasn't lost confidence in Kerley.
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The talk of this week has been the decision of the New York Jets to keep offensive consultant Tom Moore with the team full time the rest of the season. Moore had originally been working part time, only occasionally showing up for practices and games, including an appearance in the booth last week versus Washington.
As you would expect, the coaching staff and players talk in reverential terms...
The Jets have not made it a secret that Tom Moore is part of the Jets staff this season as a consultant — but what’s the end game? Moore has made it abundantly clear that he is there to “strictly observe” and has denounced negativity in all forms. He doesn’t like being negative? Well … there goes any shot of him becoming an OC in New York …
But let’s not forget...
Following a welcome home-esque performance by Jamaal Westerman on Sunday against the Washington Redskins, defensive coordinator Mike Pettine announced the linebacker has reclaimed his starting role in the base defense from Garrett McIntyre.
Defensive coordinator Mike Pettine said Jamaal Westerman has supplanted Garrett McIntyre as the starting outside linebacker in the base defense...
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This could have been a quote from Alex Trebek on Jeopardy or it could have easily been uttered from anyone who attended the Monday night event at the Jets Atlantic Health Training Facility thanks to The New York Jets and MasterCard.
Monday night I was fortunate enough to attend an event I will...
Daily News Jets insider Manish Mehta joins DNL to discuss the Jets playoff hopes and preview Sunday’s game with Kansas City.
There is no way around this reality: We are going to know if the New York Jets are a very realistic playoff contender or a long shot pipe dream by the end of the day Sunday. Sadly, this season is at the point where I am nauseous worrying if the Jets will even have the chance be in the driver’s seat for the #6 seed in the AFC. That driver’s seat includes a daunting 3 game finish...
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez has been booed at home a few times this season, and with good reason. But Jets coach Rex Ryan thinks that’s about to change. Ryan said that with the Jets having no margin for error against the Chiefs at home on Sunday, Jets fans will show their support. And he said…
Here are the pertinent numbers and statistics from the Washington Redskins 34-19 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday:
304 - Total yards for the Redskins, to the Jets 266 yards. Washington led in many of the offensive statistics, but got clobbered on the one that counts - the score. The Redskins ran 71 offensive plays, and the Jets ran 62; they both averaged
221 - Yards passing...
The Jets now have Tom Moore for the rest of the season to help out the offense and boy does this offense need it. Moore will be the consultant, if you will, on all things offense. He will provide ways to tweak...
When thinking about this Sunday's game against the Chiefs, it is hard not to think about it as a microcosm of the entire Rex Ryan era.
On the surface it looks like a game that the Jets should completely dominate to pick up their eighth victory of the season. The Chiefs are playing Tyler Palko at quarterback, Jamaal Charles was lost a long time ago and Kansas City has had a disappointing...