Found September 29, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
Publisher Nick St. Denis, associate editor Dan Begnoche and senior contributor Sean Donovan pick the AFC showdown between the New York Jets and the Tennessee Titans.Nick's take:Both the Jets and Titans got into severe penalty trouble last week but found a way to win. With their respective rushing attacks and defenses rolling, discipline could be the difference when the two face off. Geno Smith won't be given the amount downfield opportunities he had last week against the Bills, but good early production from Bilal Powell against a so-so run defense will open things up in the second half.Prediction: Jets 20, Titans 10Dan's take:Though there won't be an on-field reunion between Shonn Greene and his former teammates, the running game will have a big impact in this one. Chris Johnson, the AFC's leading rusher, takes on a Gang Green defense ranked sixth against the run, while Powell will be mostly on his own with Chris Ivory out with a hamstring ailment. Turnovers wil...

Geno Smith ‘Butt Fumbles’ in Own End Zone, Leading to Titans Touchdown (GIF)

This could become a really fun yearly tradition. This season, the Jets’ “butt fumble” came two months early. Geno Smith was dropping back when Titans defensive tackle Karl Krug came charging. Smith tried to put the football behind his back at the same time Krug got the signal caller in his grasp. The ball clanged off Smith’s rear end and into New York’s end zone. Krug...

WATCH: Geno Smith has his own version of the 'Buttfumble'

Geno Smith still the Jets starting QB ... for now

Up until Sunday rookie Jets quarterback Geno Smith had performed admirably this season. Sure he had made too many mistakes turned the ball over too many times. But he also had played better than many would have expected while leading New York to a surprising 2-1 record. And then came the Titans game Sunday. And it was terrible as Smith committed four turnovers (two interceptions...

Jets, Geno Smith have lots to fix after 4 games

Geno Smith walked up to his teammates on the New York Jets' defense after another turnover-filled performance and said he was sorry. For two more interceptions. For two more fumbles. And, for letting another game slip away. ''I felt that I owed the defense an apology,'' the rookie quarterback said Monday. ''I just wanted to talk to those guys and let...

Geno Smith has his own version of 'The Buttfumble'

Geno Smith, perhaps thinking he's on the Harlem Globetrotters, has his own version of 'The Buttfumble' -- the behind-the-back **** up. Still not buying that Smith didn't attend the so-called Jets West... **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

Jets Bilal Powell starting to impress with how he finishes

How a running back falls might not seem like the most obvious measure of his effectiveness. His goal after all is to not get tackled. But when Jets running backs coach Anthony Lynn analyzes his players he watches how they finish runs. This often indicates how well they began the play. When a running back finishes a run correctly he falls at an angle that lets Lynn know he did not...

Seven NFL QBs likely to have new homes in 2014

Each season certain teams have a changing of the guard at quarterback. Which is basically a get rid of the old guy, bring in a new guy kind of thing.Last season, the Bills went from Fitzpatrick to Manuel, the Jets went from Sanchez to Geno Smith, the Chiefs went from Cassel to Alex Smith, the Raiders went from Palmer to Pryor, the Eagles went from Foles back to Vick, and the Cardinals...

Jets routed by Titans, 38-13

Nashville, TN – With the defense playing about as well as anyone could have hoped through three games, the powers at be knew the Jets would go only as far as their rookie quarterback could take them.After a four turnover, 10 penalty, 38-13, beat down at the hands of the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Geno Smith certainly did more to harm his team than help it."We just got our...

Jets-Titans: Three Things We Should Watch For

In this game expect the Jets and the Titans to run the ball a lot and more effectively. 1. Last week against the Bills, Jets running back Bilal Powell looked astonishingly incredible running the ball. Although the Bills have a 30th ranked rushing defense, Powell still managed to rack up 149 yards. Powell will also have more playing time against the Titans after RB Chris Ivory has...

Geno Smith, Now Starring in "Butt Fumble: The Sequel"

The Big Leagues The Jets rookie QB stakes his claim to Mark Sanchez's legendary fail.

Rex Ryan and the Jets won't, and can't, bench Geno Smith

Rex Ryan has made it clear that Geno Smith is the Jets’ starting quarterback for the moment. With Mark Sanchez out for the rest of the year, there’s no legitimate backup for the Jets to turn to, but even beyond that, Ryan’s hands are tied. He simply can’t afford to bench Smith. The Jets’ quarterback problems have translated to mixed results on the field. Although the...

Jets' Ryan standing behind QB Smith

Rex Ryan says New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith will not be benched right now despite his struggles. Smith was intercepted twice and lost two fumbles in the team's 38-13 loss at Tennessee on Sunday, giving him 11 turnovers - eight interceptions, three lost fumbles - through four games. Ryan insists, though, that the team is not considering sitting Smith in favor of...

Titans lose Jake Locker to injury, beat Jets 38-13

The Titans beat up Geno Smith. The New York Jets knocked Jake Locker out of the game with a hip injured seriously enough to send Tennessee's quarterback to the hospital. Locker threw a career-high three touchdowns before being carted off the field, and the Titans routed the Jets 38-13 for their second straight victory. Locker was hurt with 11:14 left in the third quarter when...

Pressing Monday questions from a relaxing Chiefs Sunday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- And sometimes, games just get ... weird. The Chiefs' two longest drives of Week 4 led to their first two touchdowns. They had the ball twice in New York Giants territory in the middle of the game thanks to timely, gift turnovers only to ... turn the ball right back over a few plays later and come away with nada to show for it. The hosts strung together their...

No Huddle – New York Jets Smacked Back To Reality Edition

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook.  The daydream is over. The one where the rebuilding Jets all come together simultaneously and grow mistake free to prove the world wrong. The Jets were running uphill right from the coin...
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