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Geno Smith Progresses, Antonio Allen Exposed, and Other Jets vs. Bengals Conclusions

Feature Image: @NYJets, Twitter Below is a review of the most notable Jets players’ performances in the team’s second preseason game, Saturday night versus the Cincinnati Bengals. It is followed by brief snippets on everything else you need to know. At the end of the article you’ll find a bonus, cause you’re awesome and we’re cool like that. The Jets walk away with a 25...
Via One Jet At A Time
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 New York Jets to Watch Against Cincinnati Bengals

The Jets' stop-gap "solution" of shifting former seventh-round pick Antonio Allen from safety to cornerback will be the primary point of focus during first-half action of their contest against the Bengals, but key positional battles will also be on display.The Jets’ depth at wide receiver has recently thinned, due to rookie Shaq Evans suffering a season-ending shoulder...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Putting Antonio Allen at Corner Shows Desperation

The New York Jets are desperate, desperate to solidify a now incredibly unstable cornerback position that once upon a time appeared solidified. Way back in 2010, the future of the Jets cornerbacks looked bright.  Gang Green had all-pro Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie, and in coming first-round pick Kyle Wilson manning the cornerback position. Fast forward to 2014, and Darrelle...
Via Standing O Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Corner Back Situation Gets More Complicated

Cortland, NY- Coming into this season the Jets were already thin at corner back, but now the Jets are down to the bone so-to-speak at the position.  On Sunday, the Jets lost their third-round pick, Dexter McDougle, to a season ending ACL injury.  On the same day Dee Milliner suffered a high ankle sprain.  Luckily for the Jets, Milliner will only be out a couple of weeks, however...
Via Jets
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets safety Allen likely to start at CB at Cincy

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) Rex Ryan says safety Antonio Allen will ''probably'' start at cornerback in the New York Jets' preseason game at Cincinnati on Saturday night. Allen was moved to cornerback on Monday because the Jets are short-handed at the position after injuries to Dee Milliner, Dimitri Patterson and Dexter McDougle. Ryan says Allen can play the position...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Allen Embraces New Role at Cornerback

Image: Getty Images When the chips are down, Rex Ryan buys more chips. Safety Antonio Allen is used to position changes. During his first two years at the University of South Carolina, Allen played linebacker, in spite of his more DB-esque dimensions — out of high school, Allen measured 6’1″ and weighed 177 lbs. He was moved to safety to begin his junior season and eventually...
Via One Jet At A Time
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Antonio Allen: The Jets Breakout Player of 2014

Antonio Allen will shortly become a household name for members of Jets Nation. The free safety was drafted in the seventh round of the 2o12 NFL Draft, out of South Carolina. Allen has played safety, at times, through his first two years in the league, being more heavily featured on special teams. Allen saw time in the secondary last season, but the Ed Reed signing significantly cut...
Via One Jet At A Time
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Allen Stars in 'Containing Gronk'

Remember the old quote about guarding Michael Jordan? "You can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him."Substitute Rob Gronkowski for Michael Jordan and the quote works just the same.Gronkowski played in his first game of the season and sure he still needs to improve his conditioning, as he was clearly gassed at the end of the game, and needs to get more comfortable...
Via Jets
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets sign Allen to active roster

Safety Antonio Allen was signed by the New York Jets on Thursday from their practice squad and moved to the active roster, the team announced. Also, the Jets signed cornerback Donnie Fletcher to their practice squad. Allen, a South Carolina product, was a seventh-round pick by the Jets in the 2012 draft. He was signed to the practice squad after being cut prior to the season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets rookie Antonio Allen gets ‘B+’ rookie hazing haircut (Picture)

‘Tis the season for rookie hazing, and that means lots of bad haircuts have been circulating around the NFL and will continue to do so until the start of the regular season. Horrendous haircuts seem to be one of favorite pastimes of veterans during training camp, and the buzz job Jets rookie Antonio Allen received this week was a hilarious reminder of that. As you can see, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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