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The New York Jets drafted Quinton Coples with the hope that he could help immediately solidify their defensive line. Unfortunately, through two games Coples has made little impact and doesn’t appear to be a significant part of their defensive game plan.
Coples played 32 of the Jets 63 defensive snaps in the season opener, recording just one quarterback hurry according to Pro Football Focus. On Sunday against the Steelers, Coples playing time was cut back to 16 snaps.
The Jets seem to be content to stick with their starters Mike DeVito and Muhammad Wilkerson, rather than use a deeper rotation. This leaves only a handful of snaps for backup defensive ends Coples and Marcus Dixon.
This strategy is somewhat surprising considering Coples status as a 1st-round pick and the fact that the rookie is just one injury away from being forced into significant action. The more playing time he gets early this season would seem to benefit the Jets in the long run.
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The Jets struggled in all phases during their 27-10 defeat in Pittsburgh against the Steelers. Mark Sanchez couldn't orchestrate scoring drives, receivers dropped passes, the defense missed tackle after tackle and the special teams made a mistake the team couldn't afford."It came down to the simple fact they out-executed us and played better in all phases, including...
Turn On The Jets broke down the offensive game film from the New York Jets week two loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. A big thank you to everybody who sent in their questions on Twitter on what they specifically wanted to see broken down from the film. Make sure to check back tomorrow when Chris Gross will go through the defensive game tape -
Let’s start with something positive...
Anotonio Cromarite has long been off of twitter and was always an interesting read, but during the game you obviously would not see any tweets from him if he was back. Who was keeping me entertained at least was his Mrs. who took a page out of Rex Ryans’ Curse book. The F-Bomb was dropped so much (Counted 11 F-Bombs), I thought I was watching a George Carlin show.
New York Jets started the game looking good. Early in the first-quarter Mark Sanchez hooked up with Santonio Holmes, for a 14-yard touchdown catch.
After that, midnight struck! It wasn’t the same offense we saw last week, granted the Pittsburgh Steelers had the No.1 defense last year. However, the Jets never looked like they got into a rhythm. In fact, only two times I though they...
After his career ends, will New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow enter politics in Florida? (Credit: AP Photo)
Whether or not you like Tim Tebow, you have to admit he garners attention wherever he ends up. First, in Florida, then in Denver and now, even as a backup, in New York, Tebow never struggles to gain attention.
Today, ESPN New York’s Rich Cimini published an extensive QA...
The GOP would like to reconsider the nomination for the office of Presidency. New York Jets QB Tim Tebow was asked about his future, specifically politics, and the lightning rod upman had a very interesting response. “I haven’t ruled it out. Whatever avenue I feel like I can make a difference in, I’d love to [...]
*Makes Santonio Holmes jet-wing arms, woosh sounds, falls down*
People were quick to forget that it was a terrible Bills team that the Jets worked over last week during their praise of the Jets' first-game offensive explosion. And with the Steelers only hanging around until the deciding mistake against the Broncos, it was looking like everyone was into taking...
The New York Jets fell short in virtually every category on Green and White Report's grading scale. Find out just how poorly the Jets scored and why it could be back to the drawing board for Mark Sanchez and company.
While most did not anticipate the Jets to beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, those same people didn’t see this that humiliating loss coming.
-Other than that opening drive, in which the Jets marched down the field to score a touchdown, there really aren’t many positive offensive attributes to speak of. BUT, during that drive, the Jets started on their own 10, went 4...
On the board for 2012. It was a tale of two halves in this game. The first half gave every indication that the Steelers were going to find a way to lose to an obviously inferior opponent. Then, offensively and defensively, the Steelers flipped the switch in the second and dominated the Jets en route to a 17 point victory which is one point more than the point differential in the...
I have already posted my first half notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-10 win over the New York Jets and below are my notes from the second half of the game.
LaMarr Woodley starts the second half with a good open field tackle on the tight end. A couple of short runs moves the chains for the Jets as Larry Foote just missed a TFL on the second down run.
Woodley finally gets...