New York Jets – Leftover Falcons Film Room Observations

A collection of leftover thoughts on the New York Jets versus the Atlanta Falcons, as they gear up for their final pre-season game (at least for the starters). Make sure to check out yesterday’s podcast for more… The Inconsistent Fitz A worthwhile read on some of Ryan Fitzpatrick’s shortcomings right here. Below, on 3rd and 4 we see Fitzpatrick attempt to squeeze one in to...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

In depth look at the Jets’ running game

After breaking down the Jets’ options at quarterback this year, it is now time to look at who will be running the ball for Gang Green and how successful they could be. The running game for the Jets is a big question mark heading into the 2015 season. As it stands now, the Jets have five running backs and two fullbacks on the roster. The positional breakdowns look like this: Running...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

#PickSix Game Review – Jets vs. Falcons

The New York Jets picked up their first win of the NFL preseason last night by defeating the Atlanta Falcons at home. What started out as a sluggish game for the Jets turned on a big play by rookie Leonard Williams. Simba, as he will be referred to going forward, had a safety that led the Jets to scoring 30 unanswered points. Here are six things that stood out from last night’s...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: quick reactions from game vs. Atlanta Falcons

Here are some quick thoughts from the New York Jets performance against the Atlanta Falcons from MetLife stadium: The Jets running game continued to look strong.  Chris Ivory ripped off a 33 yard touchdown, and finished with five carries, 36 yards to go along with the TD.  Bilal Powell was fast, even though one run was called back due to a penalty.  Powell posted five carries...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions: Observations

A handful of observations on the New York Jets pre-season opener against the Detroit Lions, which resulted in a 23-3 loss. 1. Let’s start with the few positives: The Jets ran the football well with Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell, getting a good push from their interior offensive line. Brandon Marshall did something he will need to do plenty of with Ryan Fitzpatrick, caught a short...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: five players to watch in the preseason opener

With all of the drama that has gone on regarding Geno Smith and his jaw, the New York Jets have a game to play. Tonight, our beloved Jets take on the Detroit Lions in their first preseason game of the new year. Jets football is back, ladies and gentlemen. Have we waited long enough or what? Tonight, we get our first look at Todd Bowles and the new regime. The starters won’t play...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Ivory looking to breakout in crowded Jets backfield

The New York Jets have a crowded backfield, but one back has yet to emerge as a bellcow to shoulder the load. Chris Ivory is the leading man for the job, but Stevan Ridley, Bilal Powell, and Zac Stacy are waiting in the wings.Ivory, who's split carries with Chris Johnson and Powell the past two years, respectively, is hoping that 2015 is his breakout campaign as a No. 1 back."Right...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Postion Preview: Running Back

Former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley looks to revive his career in New York. When fans talk about the New York Jets, the quarterback position comes to mind. Yet, the Jets running game will generate buzz especially if starter Geno Smith’s play worsens more than it already has. Last season, the Jets were ranked last in the league in passing yards per game but were...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Training Camp Prediction Edition

The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack is back with predictions for 2015 New York Jets training camp. New York Sack Exchange 2.0 shirts are 25% off today and today only, get that order in now! On to the predictions… 1. The Incumbent – We will continually hear how Bilal Powell looks like the best overall running back in camp. The majority of practices and action made publicly available...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Positional Preview – Running Back

AJ Sicignano continues his New York Jets positional breakdown with a look at the team’s running backs and where they stack up in the AFC East and AFC as a whole. Don’t miss Monday’s edition on the quarterbacks… Note: Regarding AFC Conference ranks, I have broken the 16 teams in the AFC into three tiers. The first tier being the top units in the conference, second tier being...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Running Backs Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! Today’s question is… What are your projections for the New York Jets running backs in 2015? Joe Caporoso – Despite the additions of Stevan Ridley and Zac Stacy, I think it will be the Jets incumbents who carry the bulk of the load at...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Three New York Jets to Watch in Training Camp

There are going to be many different very entertaining storylines to follow during the New York Jets training camp this August. While the most widely discussed will be the competition between Geno Smith and Ryan Fitzpatrick for the starting quarterback job, the pure free-for-all at running back between Chris Ivory, Zac Stacy, Bilal Powell, and---if healthy---Stevan Ridley is sure...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking a Look at the Jets Most Important Training Camp Battle

With training camp starting at the end of this month, the team at TopSportsReport has begun to analyze it.  As part of that analysis, we compiled opinions from many of our team based writers into one post that takes an in depth look at the most important camp battle for every NFL team. As part of that article, our team evaluated New York Jets’ running backs Chris Ivory, Stevan...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Perfect Week One Roster

New York Jets Training Camp and the pre-season will decide the team's 2015 week one starters, but there's only one perfect roster for Gang Green this season.Starting on offense, the biggest controversy still surrounding the unit is at quarterback. Yet stability breeds success in the NFL and the Jets' perfect 2015 roster begins with Geno Smith under center. Smith has had a rocky start...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets UK Chronicles – The 2015 Backfield

A recent article published on ranked the Jets running back group at 20th overall in the league coming into 2015. The article seems to give most credence to teams with one ‘star’ back but football is the ultimate team sports and the Jets, although with injury concerns, are building a potentially competitive group at this position. Considering that the Jets backfield finished...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

TOJ Fan Friday – The Forgotten: Jeremy Kerley and Bilal Powell

Welcome to a new series at Turn On The Jets! Every Friday we are going to publish an article from one of our fans/regular readers of the site. We want to hear from you and hopefully source a few new regular contributors. Jason Wiles kicks us off with this debut piece about Jeremy Kerley and Bilal Powell. Make sure to give Jason a follow and if you are interested in submitting an...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Initial Reaction – New York Jets Trade For Zac Stacy, Draft Deon Simon

The New York Jets wrapped up their 2015 NFL Draft by trading a 7th round pick to the St. Louis Rams for RB Zac Stacy and then using their other pick to select DT Deon Simon out of Northwestern. Thoughts on the moves… 1. There were rumors earlier in the day about the Jets having interest in Stacy, who through two NFL seasons has 1,266 rushing yards with a 3.9 YPC, along with 44...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

A Look At The Jets Running Back Situation As Draft Day Nears

Last week an article looking at the best running backs in the draft was all set to be released as a continuation of the Jets biggest positions of need heading into the draft series. Then they went and signed Stevan Ridley and tossed a big wrench into that entire plan. However, the thing about the Ridley signing is that while he does add a lot more talent to the backfield, he still...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets to sign ex-Patriot Stevan Ridley

The New York Jets and running back Stevan Ridley agreed to terms on a one-year deal early Wednesday night, according to multiple reports. Just when you thought he was done, New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan whips out the checkbook and strikes another deal. This time the check will be made out to former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley. Ridley and the Jets...
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets sign former Patriots RB Stevan Ridley to one-year deal

  The New York Jets further bolstered their offense by adding running back Stevan Ridley on Wednesday. The former Patriot agreed to a one-year deal with the team. Ridley played in only six games last year before tearing his right ACL. ''He's excited for the opportunity and his rehab is going strong at this point,'' said Andy Simms, Ridley's agent. Ridley rushed for a career-high...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets add RB Stevan Ridley in free agency

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets further bolstered their offense by adding running back Stevan Ridley on Wednesday. The former Patriot agreed to a one-year deal with the team. Ridley played in only six games last year before tearing his right ACL. ''He's excited for the opportunity and his rehab is going strong at this point,'' said Andy Simms, Ridley's agent. Ridley rushed...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

High school girl asks boyfriend to prom with help from Jets

NEW YORK (AP) This was one touchdown of a promposal - with the help of the New York Jets. Sarah Kardonsky of Division Avenue High School in Levittown, New York, asked her boyfriend, Michael Pagano, to prom with a video proposal that featured some special guests. Several Jets players, including cornerback Antonio Cromartie and running back Bilal Powell, are in the 30-second video...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Ranking Jets Off-Season Decisions

The New York Jets have done a few things over the past week and are likely not done tinkering with their roster before the NFL Draft. For this week’s Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, we are going to rank their off-season moves so far. Our initial reaction to all these moves will be linked with the transaction for reference as well. Also don’t miss this week’s Podcast and breakdown...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Running 2015 Free Agency Blog – Day Two

Day two and back for more. Yesterday the New York Jets signed some guy named Darrelle Revis, Buster Skrine and James Carpenter. They also brought back Bilal Powell. What is on the way today? Follow below… 10:30AM – Three players to watch today: Antonio Cromartie, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Marcus Gilchrist. The Jets are anticipating signing Cromartie by this afternoon and have been...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

AP source: Jets re-sign Bilal Powell to 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the New York Jets have re-signed running back Bilal Powell to a one-year contract. Powell, a fourth-round draft pick out of Louisville in 2011, ran for 141 yards and a touchdown on 33 carries as a backup to both Chris Ivory and Chris Johnson. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Jets hadn...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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