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TOJ: New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 7)

We’re back for this week’s running back grade sheet for the New York Jets from their heartbreaking loss to division rival New England. let’s get to it. Stats Carries: 35 Rushing Yards: 175 Yards Per Carry: 5.0 Rushing TDs: 1 Touches: 42 Total Yards: 224 Yards Per Touch: 5.3 Total TDs: 1 Team Grade: A Analysis The New York Jets running backs delivered their best game of the...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ – New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 5)

The New York Jets running backs, like the rest of the team, turned in a pretty dismal performance on Sunday against the Chargers. There was plenty of blame to go around, as the offensive line repeatedly got beat off their blocks, the running backs weren’t utilized correctly, and they didn’t make the most of their opportunities when they were used correctly. Let’s get to the...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ: New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 3)

Welcome back to the TOJ Running Back Grade Sheet for the New York Jets. There were some good and some bad things from the running backs on Monday, and we will highlight those. Let’s get to the running backs. Total Carries: 20 Total Rushing Yards: 91 Total Yards Per Carry: 4.5 Total Touches: 26 Total Yards: 149 Total Yards Per Touch: 5.7 Individual Grades: Chris Ivory: A Chris...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ: New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 2)

Welcome back to the TOJ New York Jets RB Grade Sheet. Just a reminder that this year we’re doing things a little differently. You will see a letter grade for the team and a letter grade for each running back, along with brief analysis. You will also see what each running back is on pace for after the week’s performance. Running Back Stats Rushing Attempts: 30 Yards: 83 Yards...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets GIF Dump & Leftover Observations: Week 2

For a little while I was considering the “only winners get wings” policy with GIFs, but where is the fun in that? Here is a quick GIF dump from the New York Jets 31-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers, along with some leftover observations. Always a good call inside the 5 yard line, Marty. Always… Jet-Option More of these needed Good Geno LORD, this route from Decker...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ: New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 1)

Welcome back to the TOJ New York Jets RB Grade Sheet. This year, we’ll be doing things a little differently, you will see a letter grade for the team and a letter grade for each running back, along with brief analysis. You will also see what each running back is on pace for after the week’s performance. Let’s get to it. Running Back Stats Rushing Attempts: 24 Yards: 174 Yards...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets TV: 2014 New York Jets Rushing Attack

The latest at our Turn On The Jets YouTube channel from Kevin Bauer. A little preview of what to expect from the Jets three headed attack at running back in 2014. Any nicknames for Chris Ivory, Chris Johnson and Bilal Powell? How about predictions for their statistical production this season? Make sure to subscribe to our channel! I’ll include specific predictions in our annual...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ DOs & DON’Ts: New York Jets Preseason Week 3

The New York Jets square off against the New York Giants tonight in the annual “Snoopy Bowl.” Here are tonight’s DO’s and DONT’s… DO 1. DO use all of the running backs together. Last week, Bilal Powell and Chris Johnson ran hard and were effective against a very good Bengals front seven. There has been some talk that there won’t be enough carries for all the Jets running...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bilal Powell Making The Most Of His Opportunities In The Preseason

Photo: ESPN.com Former Louisville running back Bilal Powell is going up against some stiff competition this season within the New York Jets backfield. Powell had his best season as a professional in 2013-14 where played in every game for the Jets and started more than half of the time. He finished with 697 yards on the season, averaging four yards per carry. In his fourth season...
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Fantasy Football Outlook

The New York Jets added Michael Vick, Chris Johnson and Eric Decker to their roster this offseason, in an effort to put some points on the scoreboard.  Vick will most likely ride the bench most of the season behind Geno Smith, but Johnson and Decker could be the playmakers the Jets offense have missed since LaDainian Tomlinson and Braylon Edwards back in 2010.  Last season...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Bilal Powell’s Role: The Third Head

Much has been made of the New York Jets new look backfield for 2014.  Chris Ivory put together a strong 2013 season, pushing 4.6 yards per carry. Enter Chris Johnson: an explosive playmaker with an unbroken string of 1,000 yard seasons. This tandem was expected to provide a formidable one-two punch out of the backfield. But the Jets added an unforeseen piece to the puzzle this...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

QBs solid, Ivory injured during Jets preseason opener

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe New York Jets already have one injured running back on the sidelines in Bilal Powell. Now, they may temporarily be without thumper Chris Ivory.According to Rich Cimini of ESPN New York, Ivory left Thursday night's preseason matchup against the Indianapolis Colts with a rib injury and will not return.The 26-year-old had seven carries for 17 yards prior to leaving...
Via AFC East Daily
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets master plan is running back by committee

Brian Lewis, New York Post:RBs Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell are listed as even atop the depth chart, and they might stay there for a while, with Ryan saying he expects to use a running back-by-committee. When you have Chris Ivory, Chris Johnson and Bilal Powell, I think that’s a pretty safe bet,’’ Ryan said. “[It’s] different than … ’09 when Thomas [Jones...
Via Patriots Life
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Biggest winners in camp so far

New York Jets training camp is going as smoothly as a New York Jets training camp can be expected to go. There’s drama, but it’s no Sanchez v. Tebow. There’s chatter, but is anyone truly surprised? But more than anything else, training camp is about who is performing well and who is not. With the Jets’ first preseason game a mere five days away (hosting Indianapolis this...
Via isportsweb.com
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Quick-hits from New York Jets training camp

Here are some quick-hits from Jets training camp in SUNY Cortland… 1. Big-name injury updates Injuries are beginning to mount as a couple more key players are added to the medical report. These players are wide receiver David Nelson and running back Bilal Powell — who will be nursing groin (Nelson) and hamstring (Powell) injuries. A few others added to the medical report are...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – The Ground and Pound

Our New York Jets roster preview is nearly all the way home. Tonight, we look at the running backs. Catch up with the rest of the positions right here… Let’s hear your feedback in the comment section or over on Twitter. Chris Ivory #33 – 331 offensive snaps (31 percent) – 833 rushing yards (4.6 YPC), 3 TDs, 2 receptions, 10 yards The Jets most talented runner, who if healthy...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Observations On New York Jets Running Back Situation

A handful of thoughts on the New York Jets collection of running backs for 2014. The position is deeper than it has been in recent years but how effective will the group be? Let us know your projections in the comment section below, on Twitter or Facebook… The Workhorse, if Healthy – Chris Ivory is the team’s most talented runner but has lingering durability issues and isn’t...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Countdown to Training Camp: 29 Days

Feature Image: Getty Images 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...
Via One Jet At A Time
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Playbook – Redzone Bunches

Welcome back to New York Jets Playbook. Today, we are going to look at a pair of consecutive red-zone plays from the first half of the team’s week 14 match-up against the Oakland Raiders. These plays show offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg’s ongoing love of the bunch formation and where some of the Jets redzone struggles came from. Here are links to our previous editions...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Too Many New York Jets Draft Rumors: Trading into Top 10?

NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported two things about the New York Jets last night, but they sounded funny together in the same sentence. Rapoport tweeted the following: “Mentioned earlier the #Jets are looking to trade up. Their target is the Top 10, and I’m told they are very hot on #LSU WR Odell Beckham.” If you follow me on Twitter @Adam_Zielonka, you know I was very skeptical...
Via isportsweb.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Would Be Smart To Sign Chris Johnson

UPDATED: The New York Jets have signed Johnson to a 2 year contract The New York Jets hosted running back Chris Johnson at the team facility yesterday. The general feeling is that a deal could be completed relatively soon. If the Jets do wrap up Johnson, it would be a smart addition to their backfield. Yes, this is under the assumption that John Idzik will get the deal done at...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson released – why the New York Jets should sign him

He refused to take a pay cut. His relationship with the Tennessee Titans seemed irreparable. Finally, Chris Johnson was released Friday. After a week of discussion about DeSean Jackson’s release (for an entirely different reason) and about whether the Jets ought to try to sign him, another new offensive weapon hits free agency and becomes the biggest name, the only name to talk...
Via isportsweb.com
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew could be headed to the Big Apple

The New York Jets desperately need skill position players. Their leading ball carriers in 2013 were Chris Ivory (833 yards) and Bilal Powell (697). According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the New York Jets are showing very strong interest in Maurice Jones Drew. Jones-Drew would enter camp and be the starter from day one.  The Jets […] The post Maurice Jones...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The state of the New York Jets’ running backs

If there’s one thing the Jets could lean on while moving down the field, it was the running game. And while that was in large part due to the ineptitude we constantly saw at the quarterback position, it’s also in no small part because of the talent on the roster. By season’s end, the Jets found roles for each of their backs, and weren’t afraid to use the hot hand when needed...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 free agent running backs for the New York Jets

As much as the Jets offense may have struggled at times throughout 2013, the running game was never really an issue. Sure, there were times when they couldn’t move the ball through the air. And there were times when the offensive line became more holy than the Pope, himself. But the running game tended to work. Chris Ivory finished the season with 833 yards and a 4.6 yards-per...
Via cover32 - Jets
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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