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Two New York Jets make NFL Network Top 100 Players

The NFL Network’s annual special in which players rank their peers based on the previous year’s performances concluded this week. “Top 100 Players of 2014” saw Peyton Manning claim the top spot, Richard Sherman ranked the highest defensive player at no. 7 and Jimmy Graham ranked the highest tight end – or third-highest wide receiver, if he would prefer – at no. 10. Two...
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Jets’ Sheldon Richardson on Rookie Wall: “Something I Never Hit”

PHOTO COURTESY: TOM SZCZERBOWSKI/GETTY IMAGES Last season, Jets rookie defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was as close to perfect as you could get.  He seemed to pick up the Jets defense easily and instantly made an impact for the defensive line, which is now the strongest part of their defense.  For his impressive work, Richardson was named Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets lineman Sheldon Richardson says Muhammad Wilkerson is ‘due for a paycheck’

New York Jets lineman Sheldon Richardson said Saturday that the team should “do the right thing and pay” star defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson. The 24-year-old Wilkerson, who inked a four-year deal worth $7.4 million a few months after being chosen 30th overall out of Temple in 2011, wants to retire as a Jet. Set to pocket $1.2 million this autumn, the 6-foot-4, 315-pound Wilkerson...
Via Sports by Colin
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Calvin Pryor this year's Sheldon Richardson?

Last year Sheldon Richardson dominated the headlines in rookie camp, instantly earned the affection of the coaching staff and teammates and also became both a fan and media favorite. He continued that dominance throughout training camp and the regular season culminating with him winning the Defensive Rookie of the Year award.Let's travel back in time to just over a year ago.The...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson knew Michael Sam was gay during his time at Mizzou

Second-year Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson told Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post that he knew Michael Sam was gay when they played together at Missouri. Jets DT Sheldon Richardson said he knew ex-college mate Michael Sam was gay years ago: "It was hard not to know when he was your roommate." — Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) May 13, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: &...
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May 13, 2014  |  1 Comment

Sheldon Richardson Makes Top-100 Players of 2013 List

The rookie defensive tackle came into the NFL with lots of energy and a strong competitive edge. The stats don’t do his play justice. Sheldon Richardson’s presence to disrupt the line of scrimmage, stuff the run, or rush the passer, are very impressive for such a young player. Sheldon Richardson comes in at number 94, out of the Top-100 Plays of 2013 Image: Associated Press While...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft, Day Two: New York Jets pick Amaro, McDougle

The New York Jets continued their 2014 NFL Draft pillaging Friday night by drafting Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro with their second-round (49th overall) pick and Maryland cornerback Dexter McDougle with their third-round (80th overall) pick. The Jets were criticized by some analysts for not drafting a more pressing need with their first-round selection Thursday night. They selected...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

69-Day New York Jets Warning – The Sheldon Richardson Draft

Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays...
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July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson impresses at camp

Sheldon Richardson wasn't the most popular pick amongst Jets fans, but he should become a fan favorite quickly.It sure didn't take him long to impress the coaches."I don't want to put expectations too high but, ah, yeah he was impressive to say the least,' said Rex Ryan.On the first day of rookie minicamp Richardson made plays all over the field, lining up at...
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May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

A Closer Look at Sheldon Richardson and the Jets Defense

The Jets’ second first round pick last night left a lot of people scratching their heads.  The concern wasn’t focused on Sheldon Richardson’s talent, but focused on the fact that they selected a defensive lineman in the first round for the third straight year despite more urgent needs at other positions. No matter what you think about the selection, it’s important to take...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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