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Jets have big-hitter Pryor working on finishing tackles

BY NICK ST. DENISCalvin Pryor made himself known among the college ranks as a big hitter. In the pro ranks, tacking is one of his bigger hurdles.New York Jets coach Rex Ryan says Gang Green's first round safety, who lost his starting job to Jaiquawn Jarrett two weeks ago, is getting back to basics on wrapping up."It starts with tackling," Ryan said Monday, via Newsday...
Via AFC East Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Bye Week Edition

Twelve teams are still realistically in the AFC playoff picture, unfortunately the New York Jets are not one of those teams. Our analysis: this sucks. Enjoy your Jet-less weekend, pop on a little NFL Red-Zone, spend some time with the family but before that here is your Turn On The Jets 12 Pack. Twelve quick observations on the 2-8 Jets and the NFL… 1. You cannot say Calvin Pryor...
Via Turn On The Jets
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets' Pryor has 'chip' after benching, tardiness

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor says he will learn from being late for team meetings and expects to bounce back from his benching because he has ''a little chip on my shoulder.'' Pryor, the team's first-round draft pick last May, was replaced Sunday in the starting lineup by Jaiquawn Jarrett, who had two interceptions, a sack...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Calvin Pryor Ultimate Referendum on Jets Management

I’ve, as much as anyone, have been defending John Idzik for the Jets tank job this season. The reasoning is Idzik has the Jets in position to spend all the money in the world this off-season in an attempt to quickly bring Gang Green back to contention. That being said, there’s one move Idzik made that he absolutely could not miss on, and that was drafting Calvin Pryor, the Jets...
Via Standing O Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Pryor Was Benched On Sunday After Being Late To Multiple Team Meetings

Photo: Pete Cautilli Former Louisville star safety Calvin Pryor isn’t having quite the rookie season that most expected. Just a few weeks ago, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan admitted that Pryor hadn’t lived up to expectations throughout the first month of the season. It got worse for Pryor this past weekend when he was benched for the first time this season. According to Rich...
Via The Cardinal Connect
17 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Film Room: Calvin Pryor Catching On, Secondary Grade Sheets

New York Jets fans needed a revival in the past couple weeks. Relatively close games versus two dominant AFC offenses did just that. Losses are losses and since they’re primarily stemming from coaching, they remain frustrating but this is definitely not a terrible, 1-6 team. Not all the time, that is. In my realm of the secondary, there are still regressing players, but there are...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Frustrated Jets rookie Calvin Pryor deletes his Twitter account to escape fans

Today is Twitter Tuesday, and I had planned on checking in with the 2014 class of New York Jets and see what they’re up to on social media, but as it turns out that’s going to be pretty tough because Calvin Pryor has deleted his Twitter account. After Sunday’s loss to the San Diego Chargers in which Pryor missed several tackles, fans were heckling him about his performance...
Via cover32 - Jets
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the New York Jets at fault for Calvin Pryor’s head injury?

Typically, no one’s to blame for a head injury or even a concussion involving a player. But if we’re talking about rookie safety Calvin Pryor, and his head injury during the Jets first padded practice on Saturday, the Jets are to blame. Here’s why: According to ESPN New York, Pryor sustained a head injury during a collision on special teams, in which he was in the role of punt...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets rookie already learning about hate for Pats, Giants

Tweet Football season is a few months away, but that hasn’t slowed down New York Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor’s trash talking game. And in typical Jets fashion, Pryor is taking shots at the Jets biggest rivals; the Patriots and the Giants. “Yeah, man,” Pryor stated in an interview with Jonas Schwartz on SportsNetNew York’s Daily News Live. “We don’t like Tom...
Via Los That Sports Blog
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets 2014 Draft Pick Profile – Calvin Pryor

Cole Patterson breaks down the New York Jets first round pick, safety Calvin Pryor. Click here for a look at our breakdown of third round pick Dexter McDougle and stay tuned for breakdowns of the rest of the Jets draft picks… Background Was a three-star prospect coming out of Port St. Joe High School. Played in all thirteen games as a true freshman at Louisville and started the...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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