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TOJ – Secondary Grade Sheet (Week 3) & Why AA Isn’t A Long Term CB

It’s been a telling three weeks of football for the New York Jets. And when I say telling, I mean utterly perplexing about what is going on in the secondary with players often injured and moves being made with the depth chart. It seems that Dee Milliner could return in two weeks or might be the next Derrick Rose, judging from Twitter. Players on the back end have already flashed...
Via Turn On The Jets
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Antonio Allen: I Want To Hold Calvin Johnson To ‘Zero’ Catches

I guess it’s the thought that counts, but Antonio Allen has no shot at pulling this off. The Jets defensive back has set a very high standard for himself, and as a cornerback, perfection should always be the goal.  Allen told NJ.com that he wants to hold ‘Megatron’ to zero catches in their matchup with the Lions on Sunday.  “I feel like it’s going to be a great matchup...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery responds to Antonio Allen's 'lazy' comment

Before the Bears Monday night game against the New York Jets, converted safety Antonio Allen, now playing cornerback, made some comments about Alshon Jeffery. Allen, a teammate of Jeffery’s at South Carolina, said that while Jeffery is a ballhawk and he respects Alshon’s ability, he can be lazy at times and he can cover Alshon. ALSHON JEFFERY’S RESPONSE When questioned about...
Via Sports Mockery
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alshon Jeffery has some words for Antonio Allen who called him lazy

Last week, Jets cornerback Antonio Allen called Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery lazy. “I played with him a lot at South Carolina,” Allen said. “I do respect him as a receiver and as an athlete. He’s a ball hawk. If the ball is in the area, he’s going to get it. “Then again, he’s lazy sometimes. He lacks footspeed. But he’s still a baller, and he still can make plays...
Via Pro Football Zone
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Week One Preview: Oakland Raiders at New York Jets

Because quarterbacks run the sports world, analysts announced and perhaps bemoaned the fact that no rookie quarterback would start for an NFL team on opening day this year, after the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns and Minnesota Vikings each named veteran starters instead of their first-round choices. But as they often do, analysts forgot that the draft is longer than one...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

With Injuries To The Secondary, All Eyes Will Be On Antonio Allen And Darrin Walls

Florham Park, NJ- Much of the concerns amongst Jet fans throughout training camp have revolved around the secondary. That concern was only exacerbated when last year's first-round pick Dee Milliner suffered a high ankle sprain rendering him questionable for the season opener.Combine that with that with rookie Dexter McDougle's torn ACL and the Dimitri Patterson saga, which...
Via Jets Insider.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Antonio Allen priming for cornerback debut

BY NICK ST. DENISAntonio Allen played linebacker the first two years of his college career before switching to safety. Now, two years into his pro career, it's about that time.Allen has been informed that he'll get the nod at cornerback Sunday when the New York Jets host the Oakland Raiders for the season-opener.The third-year defensive back has been a cornerback for just...
Via AFC East Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets claim former Browns third round pick via the waivers

Today the New York Jets claimed CB Leon McFadden off waivers from the Browns. This was a no-brainer move for the corner-needy Jets, who are set to start Antonio Allen and Darrin Walls against the Raiders in Week 1. McFadden was a former 3rd round pick for the Browns. The post Jets claim former Browns third round pick via the waivers appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Injury Update: Antonio Allen out with head injury

Antonio Allen, defensive back of the New York Jets, exited the third preseason game for the Jets with what was called a head injury. During the game he had been ruled questionable for return, but he never reappeared. With the way the NFL is handling concussions nowadays, it's not a surprise to see the Jets be cautious with Allen.#453981114 / gettyimages.comAccording to Darryl...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 24, 2014  |  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
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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