WATCH: The New York Jets sign Muhammad Wilkerson

New York Jets analyst Mike Westhoff calls into SNY to discuss the team's surprise resigning of Muhammad Wilkerson.
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WATCH: Jets Nation: Mike Westhoff sits down with Brant Boyer

It's a meeting of the special teams minds on SNY's Jets Nation, as Mike Westhoff sits down with new Jets special teams coach Brant Boyer to discuss the biggest adjustment that comes along with the transition from player to coach.
15 days ago  |  Discuss

How to Fix the NFL Kickoff

1. I think the solution the NFL is seeking to make the kickoff safer, but still an interesting part of the game, is the one that longtime special-teams coach Mike Westhoff has been advocating for years. His idea, which he detailed in a column for The MMQB in 2013, would require eight players on the return team to line up within 10 to 20 yards from the kickoff line, thereby reducing...
June 24, 2016

WATCH: Mike Westhoff talks New York Jets D and Darron Lee

Former New York Jets special teams coach and current SNY Analyst Mike Westhoff discusses the team's defense and his early impressions of rookie linebacker Darron Lee.
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Season Recap: The New York Jets special teams unit

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Stop me if you have heard this before-The New York Jets special teams unit was horrendous...
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January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Slocum Has To Go

Mike McCarthy first worked with Shawn Slocum at the University of Pittsburgh in 1990, but even their long history together probably won’t be enough to save the embattled special teams coordinator. Regardless of how much McCarthy likes Slocum, he simply can’t keep the status quo after what happened this season. Not after Green Bay’s special teams finished dead last in the league...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

How Jacoby Ford can help the New York Jets’ special teams

Under longtime coordinator Mike Westhoff, the New York Jets boasted one of the best special teams units in the NFL for nearly a decade. More specifically, Gang Green’s return game rivaled the best in the league season after season. In just his last half dozen or so years, Westhoff had Justin Miller, Leon Washington, Brad Smith and Joe McKnight at his disposal. While none of the...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Too much Kotwica

Every Wednesday, we will be running #32chat, an opportunity for fans and readers alike to get their questions about all things Jets answered. To get your questions into future mailbags, tweet them at @cover32_NYJ with the hashtag #32chat. Does Kotwica leaving hurt the Jets’ special teams? – Willie, (New York, NY) This is, of course, a reference to the departure of Ben Kotwica...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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