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Even if nothing else goes right, the New York Jets’ defensive line is incredible

Somehow the New York Jets find themselves at 1-2 three weeks into the season. If a few breaks had gone their way, they could very easily be undefeated right now. But as it happens so often with the Jets, mistakes and plum bad luck have gotten in the way. The Jets could have beaten the Packers in Green Bay if only Marty Mornhinweg hadn’t called time out. The Jets could have beaten...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets v Green Bay Packers: 5 Things You Should Know

The New York Jets enter the rough confines of Lambeau Field Sunday undefeated.  They will meet a Green Bay Packers team reeling from an embarassing week one lost to the Seattle Seahawks.  The Packers have had extra time to contemplate the lost and analyze the Jets.  That can't be good.Here are the five match-ups that will determine the outcome of the game:5. Jets Rushing Game...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Inside The Defensive Film Room (Week 1)

For the 2014 NFL season, I will be reviewing the Jets’ weekly defensive performance by breaking down the film. After a dominant defensive effort versus the Oakland Raiders, let’s take a look at the game plan and who stood out. Stand out play #1 – David Harris and Demario Davis on 3rd and 1 in Q1: Davis is outlined in orange and will stunt inside when he reads the snap. David...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 30 Pack – New York Jets 2014 Predictions

It is that time again. Football is back. Here are 30 predictions for the 2014 New York Jets season (along with NFL playoff/Super Bowl picks). We are sure you disagree with plenty of them. Let us hear about it in the comment section and over on Twitter… 1. Barring injury, Geno Smith will start every game for the Jets this season and make substantial statistical strides in every...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NFL Rookies Most Likely To Thrive In 2014

Not many rookies are productive in their first year and when they are, their talent is not always the biggest factor; sometimes a player is just drafted into a good situation. For example, two first-round defensive ends, Ezekiel Ansah and Sheldon Richardson, played on two of the best defensive lines in the league. Ansah played beside the best duo of defensive tackles, Ndamukong Suh...
Via Football Nation
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – July 19th, 2014

Your New York Jets links of the day… - Geno Smith is making the transition from a rookie quarterback, to the leader of the Jets offense. (FOX) - The very quiet and humble Rex Ryan thinks that the playoffs are in reach for the Jets this year. Is anyone honestly surprised? (NYDN) - Forbes is out with their annual list of the value of sports franchises across the world. The...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Natural Regression

A while back we talked about potential break out candidates for the New York Jets. Just as these players experience a meteoric rises, there are numerous players who experience equally drastic falls from grace. While many of these players will likely remain stout or even improve, some regression to the mean has to be accounted for. It is a sad reality but one worth addressing when...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Season Preview: New York Jets Edition

Editor’s note: Over the course of the summer, Next Impulse Sports will be releasing NFL team previews every Tuesday and Thursday. Check back on Tuesday for the New Orleans Saints Edition and access all NFL team previews here. Today: The New York Jets Last Year: 8-8 (2nd place in AFC East) Don’t let the Jets’ 8-8 record fool you — this was a bad football team last season...
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July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – Snacks, Douzable Dance, Kenrick Potential

64 days until the NFL season kicks off. 67 days until the New York Jets kick their season off at home against MATTY SCHAUB and the Oakland Raiders. Today, we are going to begin our roster preview with a look at the defensive tackles: Damon Harrison, Leger Douzable and Kenrick Ellis. We will hit every player likely to make the roster in the coming two months, so stay with us and leave...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Top New York Jets

For this week’s TOJ 12 Pack, we are going to rank the top 12 players on the New York Jets roster. Spots were based 50% off 2013 production and 50% off 2014 projection. Disagree with the ranking? Let’s hear it in the comment section or over on Twitter… 12 – Dee Milliner, Cornerback - Maybe a stretch here. However, the player that Milliner was the final four games of the...
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June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the New York Jets’ draft picks – from 2011

Towards the end of the sixth round of the NFL Draft last Saturday, the NFL Network started to grade each team’s draft class division by division, starting with the AFC East. For what it’s worth, the New York Jets received straight A’s from Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah. And for what it’s worth, draft analyst Mike Mayock refused to partake, saying, “I’ve been with...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 defensive tackles in the 2014 NFL Draft

When you’ve got Damon Harrison and Kenrick Ellis, you’re set. The New York Jets don’t want another defensive tackle. They don’t need another one. They’ve got bigger fish to fry. The Jets front seven was the strength of the team last year and the defensive tackle position may have been the strength of the front seven. So the Jets probably won’t be drafting any tackles...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 defensive ends in the 2014 NFL Draft

If history tells us anything, it’s that the New York Jets are going to go against all need and logic and draft a defensive end in the first, second, third and fourth rounds of the upcoming NFL Draft. OK, so maybe that’s an exaggeration. Maybe the Jets won’t draft four defensive linemen in the first four rounds. Maybe it’ll just be three. The Jets’ defensive line is young...
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March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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 six days until NFL Free Agency and the start of the new league year. So, each day, we at TOJ will...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top free-agent linebackers for the New York Jets

If there is any unit on the New York Jets that doesn’t need any upgrades for next season it’s the front seven. Muhammad Wilkerson has become a top-tier NFL defender. Sheldon Richardson is fresh off his Rookie of the Year award. Damon Harrison and Kenrick Ellis are one of the best nose-tackle tandems in the league. Davis Harris is coming off a revival season. Calvin Pace is a...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 free-agent defensive linemen for the New York Jets

The Jets need help in a bunch of places. They don’t have playmakers. You can argue they don’t have a quarterback. They need receivers. They need a tight end. They don’t have much help in the secondary. Even the offensive line has holes. But there is one part of the game where the Jets most definitely do not need any help: defensive line. The Jets’ D line helped carry the...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Free Agency Primer (Defensive Line)

With approximately $30-40 million in cap space, the New York Jets are pegged to be players when the new league year begins on March 3rd, 2014. Today, we look at free agent defensive linemen. Check out our look at Offensive Linemen from last week here. The strength of the New York Jets this past season was the defensive line. Led by the second best defensive lineman in football Muhammed...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson wins Defensive Rookie of the Year

New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson has been named Defensive Rookie of the Year. Finally, the Jets’ defensive line starts to get some recognition. Muhammad Wilkerson didn’t make the Pro Bowl after having one of the five or six best defensive seasons of any player in the NFL. Damon Harrison didn’t make it after becoming one of the best run-stopping nose tackles...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Three reasons for Jets to be hopeful in 2014

With an 8-8 record comes a healthy share of both good and bad. In focusing on the former, here are three reasons the New York Jets faithful should be hopeful for 2014: THE DEFENSIVE FRONT The Jets’ defensive line is arguably the best in the NFL, and it can only get better. Sheldon Richardson burst on the scene as a run-stopping, momentum-shifting cog in the middle, while the well...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – 2013-2014 Underrated New York Jets 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 current New York Jets are the most underrated heading into the 2013-2014 season? Joe Caporoso -  While I’m not sure he will be on the team next...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The biggest surprises of the Jets’ 2013 season

It may not be the offseason for some teams, but the NFL season is surely over for the New York Jets. That means we’ll be running out a series of reflective articles here at cover32, peering back on some of the best and worse moments of the Jets’ 2013 season. Today, we look at the biggest surprises of 2013. Rex Ryan Ask hoards Jets fans at the start of the year if Rex would be...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

A look back on 2013 season for the the rival Jets

2013 has come and gone and now it’s time to take a look back at one of the Dolphins biggest rivals. We sat with Fred Katz of Cover 32 New York to ask him a couple of questions about the “annoying” New York Jets. 1) Who was the one person this year that had the most positive impact on your team’s final season record? Muhammad Wilkerson. The Jets finished third in defending...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets have elite D-line in place, now time to give it some help

The New York Jets were weak in a lot of areas in 2013. The defensive line wasn’t one of them. Gang Green boasted arguably the NFL’s best defensive front, anchored by 2011 first-rounder Muhammad Wilkerson and first-round rookie Sheldon Richardson. That pair led the group in workload, but 2012 undrafted nose tackle Damon Harrison was just as good in many ways. And that trio, with...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Defensive Line Grade Sheet: Week 17 (Season Grades)

Sunday’s win over Miami in the 2013 season finale was a good one for Jets’ fans, players and coaches alike, as the offense put together one of its most impressive performances of the season, and the defense held the Dolphins to just seven points–a season best for New York. And while the performance helped the Jets climb back to .500 in the final week of the season, the struggles...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the AFC East with the New York Jets

With the Patriots heading into a bye week and the rest of the AFC East heading into a long offseason, we check in with Fred Katz of cover32 Jets about his team’s season and the upcoming draft. NE: Who was the one person this year that had the most positive impact on your team’s final season record? NYJ: Muhammad Wilkerson. The Jets finished third in defending the run this season...
Via cover32 - Patriots
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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