Miami Dolphins at New York Jets: 2015 Week 12 NFL Pick

Miami Dolphins (4-6) at New York Jets (5-5) This might sound weird considering they’re 5-5 and have struggled on offense, but the Jets actually rank 5th in rate of moving the chains differential. It makes more sense when you consider two things. One, while their offense has really struggled, ranking 26th in rate of moving the chains, their defense has been really strong, ranking...
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News and notes from New York Jets’ Monday Practice

I hope everyone had a relaxing bye week away from Jets football. Just kidding, how could it possibly be relaxing when your favorite team is not playing. Hopefully your baseball team is in the playoffs and for all the hockey fans out there, welcome to the 2015 season. Some quick news and notes from Jets practice today courtesy of Eric Allen. Calvin Pryor on field with helmet on,...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Defensive tackle Damon Harrison says he would be a SG in the NBA if he wasn’t in the NFL

I think there are plenty of players who are in the National Football League that could be a professional in another sport. Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders are two perfect examples of what I am talking about. But they are some players that I just can’t see making that type of transition. New York Jets defensive tackle Damon Harrison, who is 6-foot-4, 350-pounds had hoop dreams back...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets NT Damon Harrison: I'd be a SG in NBA if not for NFL

The New York Jets have one of the best defensive lines in the NFL on paper. Guys like Sheldon Richardson, Muhammad Wilkerson, and Leonard Williams get most of the attention, but nose tackle Damon Harrison is a big part of that group, as well. He just doesn't get as much national recognition as his teammates do.Even without his name in the spotlight, Harrison wouldn't consider himself...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting To Know: Jets nose tackle Damon Harrison

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Damon Harrison has made his presence felt on the New York Jets' defense, working his way from being an undrafted free agent out of William Penn in 2012 to a starting NFL nose tackle. Although the 26-year-old Harrison has established himself as one the league's best at his position, he's sometimes overshadowed on a line that includes Muhammad Wilkerson, Sheldon...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets defense will go as far as pass rush will take them

The Jets are going to need someone to pick up the sacks Sheldon Richardson is leaving behind. The New York Jets defense dominated in the team’s 31-10 Week 1 victory over the Cleveland Browns, forcing five turnovers including four forced fumbles and one interception. Overall, Todd Bowles‘ group looked as advertised–an aggressive front seven, backed by a secondary filled...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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August 26, 2015  |  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...
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August 24, 2015  |  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...
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August 14, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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