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Jets' Harrison has a secret 'little' nickname for Leonard Williams

New York Jets rookie Leonard Williams is a big man. Standing at 6-foot-5 and 302 pounds with a full head of curly hair, Williams is by no means little. But this is the NFL where players are bigger than most people you see walking down the street.Given Williams' size -- and probably his hair -- he was given the nickname "Big Cat" at USC. Seems fitting, right?Not to veteran defensive...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Damon Harrison leads Jets to Super Bowl title - in Madden

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets are Super Bowl champions - at least in Damon Harrison's videogame world. The nose tackle nicknamed ''Snacks'' has been playing an advanced copy of EA Sports' Madden NFL 16, which hits stores Tuesday, for the last two weeks and completed a full season Sunday night by leading the Jets where only Broadway Joe has gone before. ''All the way...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Position Preview: Defensive Line

While the secondary looks to be much improved from last year, the biggest strength on the New York Jets defense remains their stellar defensive line. This d-line–which already featured three pro bowl caliber players in Muhammad Wilkerson, Sheldon Richardson and Damon Harrison–has only gotten better with the additions of Kevin Vickerson, Stephen Bowen and first round draft choice...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: five players on the bubble

As training camp begins for the New York Jets, it’s time to start looking at the roster battles.  We have the position battles, like the well-known quarterback battle above all else.  But, there are also individual players that deserve watching.  These are the guys that aren’t guaranteed a spot, that are on the fringe.  Will they make it, or will the be cut?  These are the...
Via EndZoneScore
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – July 21st, 2015

Joe Malfa is back with a New York Jets link dump for July 21st, 2015. If you are an international follower of the site, we are opening up t-shirt sales for shipping outside of the U.S. for today and tomorrow. Grab a shirt here! – Joe Caporoso ponders the question that is currently weighing on most of our minds — are the Jets going to be any good? – Muhammad Wilkerson, Damon...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets’ Damon Harrison believes he is the best nose tackle in the NFL

The defensive players on the New York Jets are very confident in their team and their abilities. Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson are two of the best defensive linemen in the NFL. And with the addition of first round pick Leonard Williams, the Jets could give plenty teams a lot of trouble. But there is one player on the Jets defensive line that believes he is the best...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Damon Harrison ‘best nose tackle’

When talking to “Around The NFL”, Damon “Snacks” Harrison said that he believes it is his time to own the nose tackle throne, being recognized as the best in the league. Specifically, Harrison said, “If you would have asked me after my first year starting about how I am as a player, I would have given you a humble answer. Not too confident, but humble. But when you ask...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Damon Harrison claims he is the NFL's top nose tackle

The New York Jets have a lot of talent on the defensive line. Some could argue that their defensive line could be one of the best units in the NFL. Headlining that line is Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson. Joining Wilkerson and Richardson on the line is rookie Leonard Williams and nose tackle Damon Harrison. While the Wilkerson, Richardson and Williams are household names...
Via Fox Sports
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Damon Harrison, the league’s top nose tackle?

Damon Harrison feels he is the NFL‘s premier nose tackle according to comments the fourth-year player out of William Penn made to NFL.com. Now I know what some of you may be thinking concerning the boldness displayed by Damon Harrison. In fact, there are probably several questions that come to mind upon initially reading his comments. Who exactly is Damon Harrison? What has he...
Via EndZoneScore
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Five Jets Who Could Be Pro Bowlers in 2015

The Pro Bowl is everything Jets fans love and hate about the NFL: A chance to honor players who were excellent in lieu getting to the Super Bowl and popularity contests.The absolute awfulness of the Jets roster since 2012 has been well-documented, but recent acquisitions by new GM Mike Maccagnan have the team in place to make a significant run at the playoffs.Should the Jets stumble...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Have 21st Best NFL Roster

Pro Football Focus is a statistical-based website that was hired by ESPN to determine strengths, weaknesses, and rank each of the 32 NFL teams from the top to the bottom, based upon current rosters. As it stands, Pro Football Focus believes that the New York Jets have assembled the 21st best roster in the NFL, a slight increase from the 24th overall ranking in 2014.According to PFF’s...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets DL: The “Sons of Anarchy”…Plus One

View image | gettyimages.com Last season the Jets defensive line was one of the few bright spots. This year, that offensive line has the chance to be even more dominant. With the 6th pick in the NFL Draft, Mike Maccagnan stuck to his word about drafting the best player available by drafting Leonard Williams, a prospect who many had on top of their draft board. Although very few...
Via TopSportsReport
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Kacy Rodgers loaded on his defensive front

Kacy Rodgers enters a new situation with the New York Jets. Prior to the 2015, Rodgers has spent his entire career as a defensive line coach. With the hiring of Todd Bowles, Rodgers gets his first opportunity to run an entire defense, landing the job as Jets’ defensive coordinator. Rodgers also gets to cut his teeth as a defensive coordinator with a front that is one of the best...
Via EndZoneScore
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Jets Veterans Affected By the Draft

1. Muhammed Wilkerson View image | gettyimages.com Wilkerson was pegged as a guy the Jets could have moved for draft picks during the period where pre-draft rumors are present.  This suspicion heightened when the Jets took a player who was not nearly a need for the team.  Sheldon Richardson, Damon Harrison, and Muhammed Wilkerson are an epic defensive line.  It’s hard...
Via TopSportsReport
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets UDFA profile: Taiwan Jones

In the past, the New York Jets have had great success with undrafted free agents. Damon Harrison comes to mind in recent history. He came from nowhere and is now a star. If we go back a bit, Wayne Chrebet was also a UDFA. For all the busts the Jets have found in the draft, they seem to find stars after the draft is over. Today, we are going to profile one of those potential starts...
Via EndZoneScore
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the New York Jets' 2015 Draft Class

For the first time in what seems like – and likely is – a very long time, the Jets exited draft weekend feeling good about what they did over the three-day span. Whether it was stopping the perceived slides of talented players or filling holes on both sides of the ball with guys who fit their needs and represented value, general manager Mike Maccagnan and his staff showed a shrewd...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets: tracking the undrafted free agents

The NFL draft may be over, but that doesn’t mean that the work is done. The teams are in the midst of the end of draft scramble to sign players that weren’t drafted. They are known as undrafted free agents, or UDFA’s. The Jets have made some finds in this group over the years, as Damon Harrison was an undrafted free agent, as was Wayne Chrebet back in the day. Here are the...
Via EndZoneScore
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets could go several directions during Day 2 of NFL draft

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) After adding to their already-formidable defensive line in the first round, the New York Jets head into the second day of the NFL draft with plenty of options. The Jets have the fifth pick in the second round (No. 37 overall) and the sixth selection (No. 70) in the third Friday. New York drafted USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams with the No. 6 overall...
Via AP on Fox
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NY Jets Darrelle Revis to rookie Leonard Williams: ‘Let’s get to work.’

With the sixth pick in the Thursday’s first round of the NFL Draft, the New York Jets added another beast to its lethal defensive unit, USC’s Leonard Williams.  Darrelle Revis and Damon Harrison, two of the Jets’ defensive leaders, extended a warm social media welcome to the 6’5, 305 lb. defensive lineman nicknamed Big Cat. Here’s what they said: Welcome to Jets Nation...
Via All Sports Everything
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Re-Sign RFA DT Damon Harrison

Jets restricted free agent DT Damon Harrison told reporters on Wednesday that he has signed his one-year tender, per Rich Cimini. Harrison was among five restricted free agents that hasn’t signed their tenders. He receives one-year contract worth $2.356 million and will be an unrestricted free agent in 2016. Harrison, 26, signed on with the Jets as an undrafted free ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Restricted Free Agents, Draft, Falcons, & Steelers

Restricted Free Agents There are five restricted free agents who have yet to sign their restricted tenders as of Monday, per Howard Balzer: Seahawks WR Jermaine Kearse Jets DT Damon Harrison Browns S Tashaun Gipson  Browns NT Ishmaa’ily Kitchen Steelers DB Robert Golden Draft In a Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel poll of NFL scouts, this year’s inside linebacker prospects ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

1st round 32-team NFL Mock Draft

Disclaimer: There will be not trades in this NFL mock draft. 1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: QB, Jameis Winston, Florida State Not much needs to be said, this is almost a shoe-in at this point. The Buccaneers have some talent in other places, but are severely lacking a difference-making quarterback. They’ll get that potential with Winston. 2. Tennessee Titans: QB, Marcus Mariota...
Via isportsweb.com
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Jets Who Could Break Out in 2015

1. Quinton Coples View image | gettyimages.com He had a career high 6.5 sacks on the year. Expect that number to increase. He’s a pass rusher and now, with a beefed up secondary, he’ll be off the leash because of so much help playing behind him. The Jets are in need of a complimentary outside rusher with Calvin Pace aging, so don’t be surprised if they grab someone...
Via TopSportsReport
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Biggest Needs Ahead of Draft

1. Tight End View image | gettyimages.com Jace Amaro might be a nice guy, but he isn’t cutting it as starting Tight End for the Jets. According to rotoworld.com Jace Amaro is essentially “an over-sized possession receiver” I’d agree 100% if his hands were better. This is a major concern for the New York receiving corps because he in no way takes any pressure...
Via TopSportsReport
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets 7 Round Mock Draft

ROUND 1 (6th Overall) – Vic Beasley, OLB Clemson View image | gettyimages.com I think a trade back for more picks, due to the vast amount of pass rushers that could still be had in the mid-first round, might be a better option than staying put and drafting one here. However, at number 6 I believe both QBs will be gone and pass rusher will be the direction that they decide...
Via TopSportsReport
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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