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NFL Notes: 49ers, Dolphins, Jets, Packers, Ravens, & Vikings

  49ers 49ers OLB Aldon Smith released a statement regarding his nine-game suspension, per Albert Breer. “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire 49ers organization and 49ers fans for not being able to contribute on the field for the next several weeks. Over the last year, I have learned a lot and I’m working hard to grow from my experiences. I want to thank my family...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Antwan Barnes injury update: Linebacker does sprints at Jets camp, still no timetable on return

Backup linebacker Antwan Barnes remained on the active/physically unable to perform (PUP) list for the first day of Jets practice on Thursday, but he did partake in quick-step drills and sprints while his teammates engaged in full-team drills. Barnes, out since sustaining a serious knee injury in October, said he felt fine and that he was "waiting to see" when the team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets place Willie Colon and Antwan Barnes on PUP

Now we know part of the reason the Jets signed Jason Babin earlier today. The Jets announced that they were placing linebacker Antwan Barnes and veteran guard Willie Colon on the physically unable to perform list to open training camp, in addition to the signing of the veteran pass-rusher.
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Training Camp Preview: Linebackers

Here at cover32 – New York Jets, we will bring you a preview of each position battle daily, leading up to the Jets training camp on July 23rd.   Next on the list: Linebackers Enjoy! Linebackers Projected starters: OLB-Quinton Coples, ILB-Demario Davis, ILB- David Haris, OLB- Calvin Pace Projected back-up’s: Antwan Barnes, Garrett McIntyre, Nick Bellore, Jermaine Cunningham...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – The Edge Setters

Today we finish up the defensive preview of the New York Jets roster with a look at the outside linebackers. In case you missed it (HOW DARE YOU), here is our breakdown of the defensive tackles, defensive ends, inside linebackers, cornerbacks, and safeties… Calvin Pace #97 – 869 defensive snaps (79 percent) – 53 tackles, 10 sacks, 2 forced fumbles, 3 passes defensed It feels...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets Training Camp Wishes Edition

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. Five Early Training Camp Wishes I always marvel at how long it seems to take for a NFL season to return and how fast it flies by once week one arrives. The Jets begin training camp July...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Injury Update: Antwan Barnes hopes to be ready for training camp

Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk reports that New York Jets linebacker Antwan Barnes will "probably" be ready to go when training starts later this month. Barnes has not played since suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Week 5's 30-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons.Barnes has not yet made a full recovery from his torn ACL, but says he thinks he's more than...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Countdown to Training Camp: 18 Days

Feature Image: Metro NY The time from now until training camp can be filled with a mix of vacations and training regiments for players and personnel, but for hardcore NFL fans it’s more of a time filled with vodka and despair. We’ll be counting down to the June 23rd, report-to-Cortland date, by featuring current players with roster numbers that correspond with the number of days...
Via One Jet At A Time
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Training Camp Edition

The Turn On The Jets Roundtable is back to debate issues surrounding the New York Jets. Make sure to give all of the writers a follow on Twitter and if there is a question you want to see us debate, leave it in the comment section! Who do you think will be the biggest surprise to make the New York Jets roster this summer? Who will be the biggest surprise cut? Joe Caporoso - In...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets have plenty of options with four compensatory draft picks

The New York Jets lost a lot more free agents than they gained in 2013, and it’s payed off in 2014. At least in hindsight. Monday, the Jets were awarded a league-high (tied with the Baltimore Ravens) four compensatory draft picks — a late fourth-rounder and three fourth-rounders. Here’s how it broke down: Players lost (in 2013): Yeremiah Bell, Mike DeVito, Shonn Greene, Dustin...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL announces compensatory picks for 2014 draft

BY NICK ST. DENISEvery year, the NFL awards 32 compensatory draft picks depending on free agent losses and gains from the prior offseason. This year, 13 teams were the beneficiaries of said handouts.The New York Jets received four compensatory picks, tied with the Baltimore Ravens for the league most, while the New England Patriots nabbed one.The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins...
Via AFC East Daily
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Road To Redemption: The Lost And Found

Every year NFL teams suffer major losses due to injuries. Last season, the New York Jets lost two key role players in Antwan Barnes and Mike Goodson to season ending knee injuries. Ironically, both were the Jets’ most notable free agent acquisitions just a few months before going down. With the 2014 free agency period in full swing and the draft on the horizon, many have forgotten...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Pre-Free Agency/Draft Roster Breakdown – Linebackers

Before you know it, your favorite NFL team will undergo a dramatic facelift and hypothetically improve their prospects for the 2014 season. Don’t forget, however, the 2013 rosters are still set and old faces will play just as important roles as the new ones. As of today there are seven days until NFL Free Agency and the start of the new league year. So, each day, we at TOJ will...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: New York Jets Underrated Needs

The Jets will be selecting 18th overall in May’s NFL Draft and the debate rages on in regards to how they should use the pick. While the majority of the fan base and draft analysts are clamoring for a top tight end or wide receiver, there are other needs the front office must address. Let’s take a look at the not-so-obvious: Outside Linebacker This is the game changer for the...
Via Turn On The Jets
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Off-Season Priorities Edition

The Turn On The Jets Roundtable is back to debate issues surrounding the New York Jets. Make sure to give all of the writers a follow on Twitter and if there is a question you want to see us debate, leave it in the comment section! What are the top three off-season priorities for the New York Jets and who should the team target at each spot? Joe Caporoso - 1) Add playmakers in...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, Wild-Card Weekend Edition

Last week we wrapped up our New York Jets predictions for the season. Against the spread, we went 10-6 and on wins and losses we came out to 8-8. However, similar to the Jets front office we believe that is an ascending 8-8 and we are headed in the right direction. Here is a collection of predictions for Wild-Card Weekend and a few off-season thoughts on the Jets… 1. I made all...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Defensive Line Grade Sheet: Week 11

The Jets continued their trend of playing maddeningly inconsistent football in Sunday’s road loss to division rival Buffalo, as much of the playoff talk from the fanbase in the weeks leading up to this game have now been replaced with questioning concerns regarding this team and its components moving forward. It’s no secret that this team has been riddled with inconsistency....
Via Turn On The Jets
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets -Linebackers Midseason Review

In a half a season full of ups and downs, the Jets have had many positives to take from the linebacker position. More importantly, John Idzik is getting a great grasp on what needs to be done in the upcoming offseason at the position. While one young players career is blossoming, another former star’s has been rejuvenated. Not all is perfect in Jets land though, as there are major...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets vs. New England Patriots – Halftime Report

The New England Patriots have brought a healthy Rob Gronkowski and a banged up defense to Metlife Stadium this week to face the Jets. Fortunately for the Patriots, their rock solid offensive performance is hiding a defense filled with back up players. On the other end, Geno Smith and the Jets have played well enough to hang around besides a brutal pick six in the first quarter. Let’s...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Depth Chart Movement

Injuries are mounting around the NFL, along with former fringe players exceeding expectations and former starters losing their jobs. The depth chart movement around the league is contagious as the second half of the season is quickly approaching. Practice squad players being signed to active rosters will have a chance to showcase their talent, while depth player’s roles increase...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets-Steelers Match up Central

I never thought I’d get the chance to say associate the 2013 Jets with a “trap game,” but here we are in Week Six with the 0-4 Steelers a clearly inferior opponent.  With the Patriots’ match-up on the horizon, the Jets could be caught in a trap game this week. The injury report isn’t too crowded for either team.  The Jets will be without Antwan Barnes (IR), Santonio Holmes...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets Sign Ricky Sapp, Antwan Barnes Placed on IR

Florham Park, N.J. - The Jets were able to scrape and claw their way to a big road victory in Atlanta on Monday night, but in the process they lost outside linebacker, and pass-rushing specialist, Antwan Barnes for the rest of the season.Barnes appeared to have injured his knee in the fourth quarter, the cameras caught a shot of his leg buckling under as he made a move rushing Matt...
Via Jets Insider.com
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets' Barnes put on injured reserve

The New York Jets have placed outside linebacker Antwan Barnes on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury. Barnes, one of the team's top pass rushers, was hurt in the fourth quarter of New York's 30-28 victory at Atlanta on Monday night. He was trying to get to quarterback Matt Ryan when his right knee went out on him, and he went down on the turf. Barnes, signed...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets’ Kellen Winslow frustrated about playing time, Antwan Barnes out for the year

The Jets shocked everyone west of Jersey City and east of Hoboken Monday night pulling out a victory over the Atlanta Falcons.  If the Jets won, why is Jets tight end Kellen Winslow frustrated?  As Mike Florio of NBCSports tells us, Winslow is frustrated at his lack playing time.The Jets won and Winslow made a nice catch for a touchdown.  I repeat, the Jets won and Winslow made...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets place LB Antwan Barnes on IR

The New York Jets announced that outside linebacker Antwan Barnes has been placed on season-ending injured reserve. Barnes injured his knee during Monday night's 30-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons. "No. I’ll tell you what he wasn’t able to finish the game obviously so that doesn’t look good" Jets head coach Rex Ryan said on Tuesday when asked about Barnes'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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