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Jets announce trade for receiver Percy Harvin

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) The New York Jets announced Saturday they have acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks for a conditional draft pick. Harvin, a star in last season's Super Bowl but injury prone, brings versatility and game-breaking skills to the Jets (1-6). New York released receiver David Nelson to make room for Harvin. General manager John Idzik called...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Release Veteran WR David Nelson

Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reported earlier this morning that the Jets have released veteran WR David Nelson. This move is to obviously free up a roster spot for Percy Harvin, who was acquired from the Seahawks last night. Nelson, 26, signed a two-year contract extension with the Jets back in December of last year. He had been dealing with an ankle injury in recent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets cut WR David Nelson to make room for Harvin

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com the team is cutting receiver David Nelson. The New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta first reported the news. @MMehtaNYDN: Jets are cutting WR David Nelson, per source. #nyj Nelson only had eight receptions this year. Nelson and Harvin were college teammates for three years at Florida and won national […] The post Jets cut WR David Nelson to...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Injury Report: Eric Decker, David Nelson, Chris Johnson

The New York Jets have released the team's injury report for tonight's game against the New England Patriots. The playing status for some key offensive players are as follows. #454862356 / gettyimages.com Eric Decker (Hamstring) was limited in practice on Monday and Tuesday. He was a full participant in Wednesday's practice and is (Probable) for tonight.David Nelson (Ankle) was...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Buccaneers, Chargers, Jets, Patriots, Steelers

Buccaneers Rookie WR Mike Evans appeared to have tweaked his groin during Tuesday’s practice. (Pat Yasinskas) Chargers CB Brandon Flowers‘ groin injury is considered “not too bad.” (Michael Gehlken) Jets WR Greg Salas did not practice on Tuesday due to ankle and wrist injuries and is likely to miss Thursday’s game. (Rich Cimini) WR Eric Decker and WR David Nelson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets “Passing Game” Breakdown – Week 5

It is stretch to call anything that the New York Jets did this past Sunday, a “passing game.” Let’s dig through the muck and see if we can pull any key findings out and then make a few suggestions on how the team can improve going forward. WARNING: What are you about to see may be graphic and difficult for a normal functioning NFL fan to tolerate… Quarterbacks Geno Smith...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Decker limited; Harris, Nelson, Walls sit

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker was limited at practice because of a hamstring injury that kept him out of the team's game last Sunday at San Diego. Decker, who has been dealing with the injury since Week 2, hopes to play Sunday against Denver - the team with which he spent his first four NFL seasons before signing with the Jets as a free agent in...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

J-E-T-S: Just End the Season, Indeed

Every Sunday is a celebration for those playing the 2014 New York Jets Six wins is a stretch goal. The Jets are that bad. I guess many of the pundits knew that going into the season. Maybe some of us fans simply got sucked into the sometimes mystical fairyland that one allows hims or herself to travel to when the record is 0-0 and there is no tarnish on anything. But, of course...
Via Legend of Cecilio Guante
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Initial Reaction – New York Jets Dumpster Fire

The New York Jets put on a pathetic display of football today in San Diego, losing 31-0. Statistically, this game is borderline incomprehensible, as their two quarterbacks combined to go 13/32 for 60 yards, their defense allowed 439 total yards, including 162 rushing (to San Diego’s 4th string running back!) and didn’t cross the 50 yard line until garbage time in the 4th quarter...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 4

Back with another look at the New York Jets passing game, which has been struggling as of late. Let’s take a look at some of the problems, which are more complex than just blaming one player, positional group or coach… Quarterbacks Geno Smith: 17/33, 209 yards, 1 touchdown, 1 interception, 1 lost fumble, 4 rushing yards. Wide Receivers Eric Decker: 51 snaps, 9 targets, 4 receptions...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets receivers Decker, Nelson questionable

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) New York Jets wide receivers Eric Decker and David Nelson will be game-time decisions for the team's game Sunday at San Diego. Decker has not practiced all week because of an ailing right hamstring that has hampered him since New York's game at Green Bay in Week 2. Decker is listed as questionable, but says Friday that the hamstring feels better than it did...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Decker knows his uncertainty 'can be difficult on a QB'

BY NICK ST. DENISNew York Jets quarterback Geno Smith's shortcomings have been well-documented through this young season, though he actually hasn't been terrible when you consider what he's working with.Smith has gone into every game this season unsure if his No. 1 receiver--Eric Decker--will be full-go, let alone whether Decker will even finish the game.Decker has just 14 receptions...
Via AFC East Daily
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets' Nelson, Pryor leave with injuries vs. Lions

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson and safety Calvin Pryor have left the game against the Detroit Lions with injuries. The Jets say both players are questionable to return. Nelson hurt his left ankle on a 7-yard catch in the second quarter. He limped to the sideline and was taken to the locker room. Pryor injured his left thigh after combining with...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 3 (Redzone Edition)

Welcome back to our weekly New York Jets passing game breakdown, primarily focusing on the quarterback and receivers. Let us know any plays you want to see going forward down in the comment section or on Twitter! Today we’ll look at what went wrong for the New York Jets in the redzone against the Chicago Bears… Quarterbacks Geno Smith: 26/43 (60%), 316 yards, 1 touchdowns, 2...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Bears Predictions

A Monday 12 Pack to help get you to New York Jets kickoff tonight, courtesy of our friends at NimbleTV. Not every game is going to be on national television this season…so don’t miss any action while you are on the road, sign up here…it is portable football and it is free.  We’ll be on the sidelines before kickoff tonight and behind the bench during the game so make sure...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 2

Welcome back to our weekly New York Jets passing game breakdown, primarily focusing on the quarterback and receivers. Let us know any plays you want to see going forward down in the comment section or on Twitter! Today we’ll look at what went right and then very wrong against the Green Bay Packers, along with preview what to expect against the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets GIF Dump & Leftover Observations: Week 2

For a little while I was considering the “only winners get wings” policy with GIFs, but where is the fun in that? Here is a quick GIF dump from the New York Jets 31-24 loss to the Green Bay Packers, along with some leftover observations. Always a good call inside the 5 yard line, Marty. Always… Jet-Option More of these needed Good Geno LORD, this route from Decker...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Passing Game Breakdown – Week 1

Welcome to our weekly New York Jets passing game breakdown, where we take a closer look at the performance of the team’s quarterback and wide receivers, along with the tight ends and running backs when applicable. Let us know any plays you want to see going forward down in the comment section or on Twitter! Quarterback Geno Smith: 23/28 (82%), 221 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT. 38 rushing...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

David Nelson sheds some light on Dimitri Patterson

BY EDITORFormer New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson went AWOL a couple weekends ago. Then, he said he didn't go AWOL. Then, he was suspended. Then, he was cut.It was a bizzare chain of events for a guy who joined the team this offseason basically a shoe-in for the starting job opposite Dee Milliner.Patterson battled a few minor injuries, but he was always expected to bounce...
Via AFC East Daily
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets are leaning towards Geno Smith as their starter

David Nelson of the New York Jets confirmed today that the Jets are leaning towards Geno Smith as their starter. “When the coaches say, ‘First-group offense,’ we know who’s walking in the huddle,” Nelson said Tuesday. “It’s not something that needs to be said. He’s the guy and we’re moving forward.” Barring an injury, he […] The post New York Jets are leaning...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson: Geno's the guy and we're moving forward

BY NICK ST. DENISNew York Jets quarterback Geno Smith is the Week 1 starter, barring injury or any catastrophic situation.Head coach Rex Ryan isn't willing to admit it yet, but his players have moved on from that charade. At least wide receiver David Nelson has."When the coaches say, 'First-group offense,' we know who's walking in the huddle," Nelson said Tuesday, via ESPN New York...
Via AFC East Daily
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Week 2 Pre-Season Review

12 thoughts on the New York Jets second pre-season game, a 25-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Check back on the TOJ YouTube channel at 7:30 tonight for our latest Podcast and make sure to subscribe!  1. Geno Smith had his first turnover of the pre-season on an interception intended for David Nelson. There was a clear miscommunication between the two and while it is hard to...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Playbook – Breaking In The New Personnel

The New York Jets displayed a handful of intriguing personnel groupings and formations in their pre-season debut against the Indianapolis Colts. While you don’t want to read too much into what you see in August, the plays still provide a general preview for how the Jets plan to use certain players. Let’s take a quick look at five of those formations and plays… Play 1 This...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Leftovers – New York Jets vs. Indianapolis Colts

Pre-season football, we missed you.  hough it may not be the time for serious analysis after just one exhibition game, a lot can happen in any given few hours of football. Let’s see which players helped and hurt their stock in a classic style of review from Gang Green Nation, “The Great, the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” THE GREAT - No Serious Injuries:  David Nelson banged...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 09, 2014  |  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
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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