Initial Reaction – Ugly Fun, Jets Run Over Fading Dolphins

The New York Jets moved to 3-1, 3-0 in the AFC and 1-0 in the AFC East with a 27-14 win over the Miami Dolphins, their third double digit win of the season. Despite 14 penalties, poor special teams play and an endless fourth quarter that saw the Dolphins hang around longer than expected, the Jets were still clearly the superior team and in control throughout. It is fair to wonder...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowles makes it clear: London trip all business for Jets

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Big Ben. Buckingham Palace. The Tower of London. They might all remain unchecked on many New York Jets players' ''must-see'' lists. The team left for London on Thursday night, but this is no European vacation. Coach Todd Bowles wants his Jets players focused on the task at hand - playing the Miami Dolphins on Sunday - and not sightseeing. ''They've got enough...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ #PickSix – Jets vs. Colts Twitter Q&A Preview

Welcome to another edition of #PickSix, and as we enter week 2 of the season there is a golden opportunity for the New York Jets as they face off against a fracturing Colts team. Let’s return to your Twitter questions for this week’s #PickSix as the Jets try to go to 2-0… 1. Can Todd Bowles and Chan Gailey have a team specific game plan to run the ball and control the clock...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets happy with Eric Decker's work in the slot

Chan Gailey likes where Eric Decker is at on the field. The New York Jets wide receiver was lined up in the slot for most of his on-field action last weekend against the Cleveland Browns, and it was... [Click headline for full story]
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

One Bills Drive

The Buffalo Bills last made the playoffs in 1999. Their last playoff game was played on January 8th, 2000. Buffalo opened the new millennium with a soul-crushing loss, now known as the Music City Miracle. Not long before that, the Bills made four straight Super Bowls, and lost all of them. No other team has won four straight conference championships, but the Bills still fall...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Preview Capsule

NEW YORK JETS (4-12) New Faces: GM Mike Maccagnan, coach Todd Bowles, offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, defensive coordinator Kacy Rodgers, special teams coordinator Bobby April, CBs Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie and Buster Skrine, WR Brandon Marshall, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, LG James Carpenter, RBs Zac Stacy and Stevan Ridley, S Marcus Gilchrist, rookies DL Leonard Williams, WR...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Five potential teams for Fred Jackson

Longtime Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson was released by the team on Monday as part of rosters cutting down to 75 players. Jackson has played for the AFC East squad for all eight of his seasons in the NFL.  After having an abundance of younger players at the running back position, the new regime wants to turn a new leaf. The former Coe College star is not ready to hang up...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets: 5 Takeaways from Week 2 of the preseason

Fitzpatrick showed he can command the offense, but questions remain about his arm strength. 1. Fitzpatrick was smart and conservative, but questions remain about his arm strength. After only attempting three passes in the team’s first preseason game against the Detroit Lions, Ryan Fitzpatrick saw an increased workload against the Atlanta Falcons and did not disappoint. The...
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Chris Ivory is the key to the New York Jets offense in 2015

With two turnover-prone QB’s at the helm, the Jets will have to lean heavily on Chris Ivory. In his first off-season as general manager of the New York Jets, Mike Maccagnan has done a pretty good job of spreading out the tens of millions of dollars in cap space and adding talented players on both sides of the ball. This team had a lot of voids to fill on defense–most of which...
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets vs Detroit Lions: reactions to preseason opener

New York Jets football is back.  Tonight in Detroit, the Jets took on the Detroit Lions.  The Jets’ new look offense played for one series, while the revamped first-team defense played two.  Here are some quick observations: Chris Ivory ran quite well in his one series with the Jets’ first team.  Six carries for 25 yards did a lot to stop any thoughts that Ivory is not a...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets UK Chronicles – Training Camp Hopes

This offseason has certainly been an exciting one so far for the Jets organisation and fans alike. Many will struggle to recall a time where there has been so much optimism due to the vast improvements made and the anticipation of the results they could produce. With training camp just round the corner, the Jets UK Chronicles will be taking a short break for the next couple of weeks...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Tight End 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 tight ends in 2015? Last day this week for international orders of the New York Sack Exchange 2.0 t-shirt Joe Caporoso – Jace Amaro is the most talented “tight end”...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Three encouraging things you need to know about Geno Smith

Since the beginning of mini-camp Geno Smith has had the support of his teammates as well as the coaching staff. Everyone from Chan Gailey praising his talent and ability to “make every throw in the book” to Ron Jaworski being quoted as saying “He can make every throw; he can do everything it takes to be an NFL quarterback. It’s just about consistency” are aware of his ability...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets 5 Biggest Questions Heading into Training Camp

With the New York Jets a little less then two weeks away from the start of training camp, there are surprisingly few uncertainties with the team. When compared to how the Jets looked heading into camp last July, the difference is night and day. Although that doesn’t mean that Gang Green is without their fair share of question marks. To say that would be a boldfaced lie.Here are...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Positional Preview – Quarterback

With the majority of the New York Jets roster set, barring any surprise signings and cuts, AJ Sicignano is going to break down two position groups per week and see where they stand in the AFC East and among the rest of the conference. Kicking off this series is the quarterbacks. Be on the lookout for running backs on Thursday Note: Regarding AFC Conference ranks, I have broken the...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets: 5 reasons why Geno Smith will turn it around in 2015

Chan Gailey’s spread offensive attack plays to Geno Smith’s strengths, similar to the system he ran at West Virginia. 1. Gailey’s Offensive Scheme After failing to succeed in Marty Mornhinweg’s version of the West Coast Offense, Geno Smith will have his last chance at redemption with Chan Gailey’s spread offensive attack. Gailey’s offensive scheme is somewhat similar...
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets could surprise everyone in 2015

The experts have been all over the map when trying to handicap the upcoming season for the New York Jets. Some don’t think they will be very good, some have Todd Bowles‘ Jets at around 7-8 wins. Many Jets fans believe they have the potential to be very good. One of the experts agrees. Jason La Canfora believes that the Jets can be one of the surprising teams in the league in...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet The New York Jets Coaching Staff – Part 1

Welcome aboard to Jason Wiles, another new staff writer for us at Turn On The Jets. Make sure to give him a follow right here and leave a comment below on his debut article on the Jets coaching staff We all know Todd Bowles has joined the Jets as the new Head Coach following the firing of Rex Ryan. However, his assistants may be lesser known throughout a thoroughly revamped staff...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd Bowles reacts to Colon's comments about Geno

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has been the center of attention the last couple of weeks. First, it was offensive coordinator Chan Gailey saying that Geno Smith was the starter for Week 1 of the regular season. Then head coach Todd Bowles clarified Gailey's statement by saying there would be a quarterback competition in traiing camp and it is Geno's spot to lose. On Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Colon: Geno "was never ready" to be Jets starter

It appears as if the New York Jets like to make news of their own this offseason. Earlier this month, offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said that Geno Smith would be the starting quarterback come Week 1. It didn't take long for head coach Todd Bowles to clarify that statement by saying that there would be an open competition at quarterback and it is Geno's job to lose. Guard Willie...
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets UK Chronicles – Why Geno Smith?

Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth are back with another edition of Jets UK Chronicles…Make sure to give them both a follow! When Chan Gailey announced last week that “Right now, Geno’s the starter, unless something happens- an injury, or something like that” Jets Twitter naturally went into overdrive. Like seemingly nothing else, bringing up ‘The Geno Question’, is...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Not so fast: Bowles assures Geno still must earn it

Last week, New York Jets offensive coordinator Chan Gailey said Geno Smith was the team's starting quarterback, and "that's the way we expect it to be." Wednesday, head coach Todd Bowles walked back... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Todd Bowles says that Geno Smith will have to earn the starting job

It came as somewhat of a surprise when Chan Gailey came out and said that Geno Smith was the Jets starting quarterback, and now it looks as if he spoke a bit too soon. Today, via Dom Cosentino of, Todd Bowles backtracked on his offensive coordinator’s comments. “Chan’s very matter-of-fact,” Bowles said. “Come camp time, there will be competition at the spot. …...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Not Handing Geno Smith Starting QB Job, But It’s His to Lose

New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles clarified the team’s position as it concerns Geno Smith and the starting quarterback job on Wednesday. Offensive coordinator Chan Gailey made headlines a week ago, saying Smith was the starter over Ryan Fitzpatrick, who is still recovering from a leg injury that sidelined him last year. Bowles wants everyone to know that it’s not quite that...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

OTA – New York Jets Job Security 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 and Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. Geno In, Milliner Out … of Job Security Chan Gailey proclaimed last week that Geno Smith is the starter, for now (much to the dismay of those diehards hoping that Ryan Fitzpatrick would...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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