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

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 seven days until NFL Free Agency and the start of the new league year. So, each day, we at TOJ will...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 04, 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

New York Jets Free Agency Primer (Linebackers)

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 Linebackers. Check out our look at Defensive Linemen from last week here. While the Jets defensive line received all the attention this season, the Jets linebackers put together a solid season that contributed...
Via Turn On The Jets
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Pick: JJ Watt

Defensive Player of the Year more often than not goes to the best defensive player on one of the best defenses in the NFL. I have a very strong feeling this award will go to media darling Luke Kuechly, the consensus top player on a Carolina defense that allowed the 2nd fewest points in the NFL this season. I don’t think that’s deserved. Kuechly definitely had a great season,...
Via The Football Fan Spot
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Calvin Pace is 'most improved'

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – With two games remaining and his team officially eliminated from playoff contention, Jets head coach Rex Ryan remains tight-lipped about his future and the future of his young starting quarterback.However, during a period of reflection on Wednesday, Ryan did open up long enough to commend a few players he sees as "most improved' this season.Some were...
Via Jets Insider.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Linebacker Grades – Week 15

The Jets had a tough task at hand facing the mobile Cam Newton on Sunday. While an early injury slowed Newton’s scrambling ability, his arm was more than efficient. The inside linebacking duo of Demario Davis and David Harris had arguably their worst game this season. On the other hand, Quinton Coples continues to turn it on in the second half while Calvin Pace refuses to go off...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Super Fast Saturday: “A Wing and a Prayer”

First off, I wanted to apologize to you guys for being so erratic with this column, the Jets’ swoon had me in some states but we’re back and better than ever this week, praying for a miracle and some help to keep watching meaningful football. Last week was an improvement in some respects but the Jets have yet to get it going in all three phases and have a tall order in front...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Week 14 Linebacker Grades

The Jets pulled off a bounce back win at home against the Oakland Raiders in week 14. After witnessing an anemic offense produce zero touchdowns for two straight weeks, the defense slowly looked gassed. While the win against the Raiders was a step in the right direction, the once impenetrable run defense has taken a step back. They allowed a 63 yard touchdown run to fourth string...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets Back In Win Column 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 on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. The Jets and Raiders renewed their age old rivalry by playing in unpredictable AFL style as they often do when they meet. The Jets 37-27 win makes December relevant for now. This W that...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Week 12 Linebacker Grades

After an abysmal performance in Buffalo, the Jets needed a bounce back win in Baltimore. Unfortunately for Gang Green, the offense came out quite flat once again. On the flip side, the front seven was dominate and continues to beg their secondary for some help. The Ravens did not exactly light up the scoreboard but an anemic offensive performance from the entire Jets offense gave...
Via Turn On The Jets
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets Week 11 – Linebacker Grades

The Jets had two weeks to prepare for the Buffalo Bills after an impressive win over the New Orleans Saints. Sounds like a formula for success, right? Unfortunately, the team had trouble on both sides of the ball all day long on Sunday. One of the few bright spots was the linebackers, a crew that is often overshadowed by the horrendous play of the New York secondary. Lets take a...
Via Turn On The Jets
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Week 9 Linebacker Grade Sheet

After a disappointing blowout loss in Cincinnati where the Jets barely scratched Andy Dalton, Gang Green came to play at home against the Saints. The front seven was the story of the game, making Drew Brees afternoon an absolute nightmare. Lets grade out the linebackers from week nine. Grading System: For the 2013 season, I’ll use a simple grading scale when reviewing the linebackers...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets turn over their fortunes with turnovers

The New York Jets have struggled with turnovers on both sides of the ball through the first half of the season. In Week 9, the Jets didn't turn it over, but they did turn it around. Gang Green entered their cross-conference bout with the New Orleans Saints with a minus-12 turnover ratio having snagged just three interceptions through eight games. Sunday, however, the Jets picked...
Via AFC East Daily
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets defense executes tip drill for the interception

Two Jets defenders executed a first quarter tip drill to pick off Drew Brees on Sunday. Safety Laron Landry tipped the pass and linebacker Demario Davis came down with it. The Jets turned the pick into three points. The post Jets defense executes tip drill for the interception appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
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November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets -Linebackers Midseason Review

In a half a season full of ups and downs, the Jets have had many positives to take from the linebacker position. More importantly, John Idzik is getting a great grasp on what needs to be done in the upcoming offseason at the position. While one young players career is blossoming, another former star’s has been rejuvenated. Not all is perfect in Jets land though, as there are major...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Demario Davis: Defense in quicksand at Cincy

The New York Jets suffered their worst defeat under Rex Ryan since the infamous 45-3 blowout loss to the Patriots in 2010. While Ryan didn't bury the game ball from Sunday's contest, players and coaches are looking to wipe this poor performance from their memory banks.
Via nyj.scout.com
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

More Precious Than Beating the Patriots

Florham Park, N.J. - While some Jets were cutting into juicy steaks or getting bottle service in meatpacking after Sunday's big overtime 30-27 win against the Patriots, Demario Davis was in the hospital. The day was about to get even more celebratory for the 24-year-old linebacker.As soon as he got in the locker room, a Jets staff member informed he'd be popping champagne...
Via Jets Insider.com
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Week 7 Linebacker Grade Sheet

The New York Jets pulled off an upset against division rival New England Patriots in week seven, an effort that required contributions from every phase of the team. The front seven continues to shine, as New England was forced to run a pass happy game plan on Sunday. Opponents are struggling to develop a run game against the Jets stout defensive front, helping the secondary key in...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Week 6 Linebacker Grade Sheet

The Jets suffered a tough loss to a Pittsburgh Steeler team looking for their first win of the season in week six. Although gang green did not get the job done, the front seven put out an impressive display in the trenches against the run yet again. Was the pass rush enough to warrant good grades? Let’s take a look.   Grading System: For the 2013 season, I’ll use a simple grading...
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October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets Week 5 – Linebacker Grade Sheet

After a stunning week five win in Atlanta, the Jets are beginning to turn heads in the NFL. A big reason for their surprising success has been the superb play from Rex Ryan’s defense. Team’s are struggling to develop any type of ground game against the Jets, which is also limiting their aerial attack (no development of play action). The Jets linebackers were finally tested against...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 5 picks: Jets at Falcons

Publisher Nick St. Denis, associate editor Dan Begnoche and senior contributor Sean Donovan pick the New York Jets' Monday night showdown with the Atlanta Falcons.Nick's take: Against a somewhat unstable offensive line, the Jets’ stout defensive front will get some shots at Matt Ryan. The real challenge will be keeping the star trio of Tony Gonzalez, Roddy White and...
Via AFC East Daily
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons working overtime to prep backup LBs for Jets

When the Falcons host the New York Jets Monday the game in some ways will serve as a tale of two linebacking corps. The Jets whose starting group is comprised of Quinton Coples Demario Davis David Harris and Calvin Pace are part of the NFL's No. 2 defense which also ranks third in sacks. Pace the 11-year veteran has 2.5 sacks while Davis and Harris each have one. Jets head...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons working overtime to get backup LBs ready for Jets

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. When the Falcons host the New York Jets Monday, the game, in some ways, will serve as a tale of two linebacking corps. The Jets, whose starting group is comprised of Quinton Coples, Demario Davis, David Harris and Calvin Pace, are part of the NFL's No. 2 defense, which also ranks third in sacks. Pace, the 11-year veteran, has 2.5 sacks while Davis and Harris...
Via Fox Sports South
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons working overtime to prep backup LBs for Jets

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. When the Falcons host the New York Jets Monday, the game, in some ways, will serve as a tale of two linebacking corps. The Jets, whose starting group is comprised of Quinton Coples, Demario Davis, David Harris and Calvin Pace, are part of the NFL's No. 2 defense, which also ranks third in sacks. Pace, the 11-year veteran, has 2.5 sacks while Davis and Harris...
Via Fox Sports South
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Jets: 2013 Week 4 NFL Power Rankings (#25)

Last week: 29 (+4) The Jets have plenty of problems, but they have one of the best front 7s in football. The 8 sacks they had against the Bills were no fluke. Damon Harrison and Demario Davis have broken out as first year starters, while David Harris, who was at one point a great player, is having a huge bounce back year. And that doesn’t even include recent 1st rounders Muhammad...
Via The Football Fan Spot
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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