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NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Offensive Philosophy 

Welcome back to the TOJ 12 Pack. We are only 9 days away from the New York Jets kicking off against the Oakland Raiders (!) – If you will be on the road this season, make sure to utilize NimbleTV to catch all your Jets action. For today’s 12 Pack, we are going to break down the team’s offensive philosophy for 2014… 1. The New York Jets want to run the football. This isn’t...
Via Turn On The Jets
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Close Out Preseason Against Eagles, Tracking NFL Cuts

The New York Jets travel across the turnpike tonight to take on the Philadelphia Eagles.  The fourth and final game of the 2014 preseason takes place tonight for all 32 teams in the league. The Jets and Eagles will kickoff at 7:00pm ET. The affair will be televised on CBS2 in the New York area; ABC6 for fans closer to Philly. As always, ESPN NY 98.7 will carry the radio broadcast...
Via One Jet At A Time
5 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets Two Week Pre-Season Review 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. It Is Hard To Tell Without Rex Ryan dialing up any blitzes against Bengals QB Andy Dalton, the over-matched duo of Kyle Wilson and safety turned insta-corner Antonio Allen struggled early...
Via Turn On The Jets
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Jets will try to fly with Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan will use “a committee approach” with running backs Chris Johnson, Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell. The 28-year-old Johnson, who was clipped by the Tennessee Titans on April 4, signed a two-year deal valued at $8 million to become a Jet. Since getting drafted 24th overall out of East Carolina in 2008, the 5-foot-11, 203-pound Johnson has only missed...
Via Sports by Colin
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets – The Offensive Roster Shuffle

Due to a shoulder injury it appears that rookie 4th round wide receiver Shaq Evans is going to be headed to the New York Jets IR. This isn’t an overly surprising thing for many who have been following the team, considering the current depth chart and the potential to give a developmental prospect like Evans a “red-shirt” season. Sixth round rookie, Quincy Enunwa is likely headed...
Via Turn On The Jets
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: New York Jets to Use Running Back Committee

Fantasy Football: New York Jets to Use Running Back Committee New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is reporting that he plans to have Chris Johnson splitting carries with both Chris Ivory and Bilal Powell this year. Jets expect to go with committee approach at running back – http://t.co/WkoSWkulhh via http://t.co/zU7AHZaVUE … The post Fantasy Football: New York Jets to Use Running...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets list Geno as starting QB, but have three starting running backs?

Geno Smith is the New York Jets’ starting quarterback. On paper, anyway. On Monday, the team released its first official depth chart, with Smith listed ahead of Michael Vick at quarterback. While that is not strange, the team does list three starting running backs. Chris Johnson, Bilal Powell and Chris Ivory are all labeled starters. […] The post Jets list Geno as starting QB...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
29 days ago  |  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...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ – New York Jets 53 Man Roster Prediction

With the New York Jets first preseason game 10 days away, I thought it’d be a great time to predict exactly what the 53 man roster will look like once the smoke settles. Please feel free to leave your responses in the comments, as they are always appreciated… Quarterbacks 1. Geno Smith 2. Michael Vick 3. Tahj Boyd Analysis Geno Smith, barring a Mark Sanchez-like implosion, will...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 29, 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
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