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Five Wide Receivers to Target on DraftKings in Week 1

Get your popcorn ready because Week 1 NFL football is finally here. That means it’s your first chance at showing off the dominance of your fantasy squad. That’s fun in season-long leagues, but even better than getting a Week 1 win for your team is making some cash playing 1-week fantasy football at DraftKings. No pre-set rosters. No limitations. Just you, a $50,000 salary cap...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Offensive Philosophy 

Welcome back to the TOJ 12 Pack. We are only 9 days away from the New York Jets kicking off against the Oakland Raiders (!) – If you will be on the road this season, make sure to utilize NimbleTV to catch all your Jets action. For today’s 12 Pack, we are going to break down the team’s offensive philosophy for 2014… 1. The New York Jets want to run the football. This isn’t...
Via Turn On The Jets
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mustachioed Eric Decker executes wonderful Rex Ryan videobomb

Occasional model and full-time New York Jets wide Eric Decker had an effective day off for the Jets' final preseason game against the Eagles Thursday night, though the wideout used the opportunity to hone his videobomb game.  While head coach Rex Ryan dispensed some positivity on camera, Decker gave that creepy mustache of his a good fingering. Nice play!
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: 3 Must Win Games Before the Bye Week

Our Joe Malfa takes a look at three must wins for the New York Jets before the bye week… 1) vs. Oakland (September 7th) The easiest opponent for the Jets through the first few weeks of the season is Oakland on opening day. They need take care of business against the Raiders otherwise things may take a turn for the worse with a brutal schedule to start the year, in fact, this...
Via Turn On The Jets
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: Potential Wide Receiver Busts To Avoid In Your Drafts

The definition of a sleeper or a bust has drastically changed over the years. Access to the Internet — and instant news feeds such as Twitter — have ultimately provided equal access to relevant cutting edge information to all fantasy football enthusiasts. The following list of names may guide you to a few wins this season. However, these guys may not return a profit based on...
Via The Fantasy Fix
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Surprise Receivers to Make the Roster?

The New York Jets were haunted by inefficienty and injury in 2013, so perhaps GM John Idzik’s core value of competition has come to the forfront as the front office gets ready to name its opening day roster. Greg Salas celebrates his first touchdown of the preseason, versus the Giants on Aug 22nd. (AP) Wide receivers Saalim Hakim and Greg Salas appeared to be on the outside-looking...
Via One Jet At A Time
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jets tried to trade wide receiver Stephen Hill

The New York Jets are simply not pleased with their wide receiving corps, and especially with third-year receiver Stephen Hill. Hill was selected with the 43rd overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft by the Jets, and has failed to show much of anything through his first two seasons. According to a report from ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Jets did their best to trade the underwhelming receiver...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see New York Jets WR Eric Decker’s fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
Via cover32 - Jets
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dimitri Patterson rejoins Jets after 48-hour ‘unexcused’ absence

After missing for nearly 48 hours, New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson returned to the team’s facility Sunday night and met with coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik. Coach Ryan and John Idizk met with CB Dimitri Patterson this evening. — New York Jets (@nyjets) August 25, 2014 Patterson did not attend the Jets preseason game against the New York Giants on Friday...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: Overvalued and Undervalued Players

Source: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images North America It’s time to explain myself. Here are the guys that I have ranked farthest away from the expert consensus (ECR) on FantasyPros.com. Quarterback Undervalued Cam Newton — My rank: 4 — ECR: 8 This one is pretty easy to explain. Newton has been a top four quarterback in each of his three seasons in the league. I see absolutely no...
Via The Fantasy Fix
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Pre-Season GIF Dump & Roster Prediction

A little Sunday night two for one at TOJ. Check below for the latest GIF Dump and an updated 53 man roster prediction, after the Jets made a round of cuts today including Jacoby Ford and Ras I-Dowling (don’t want to say we told you so…) Also the podcast will be live at 7:30 tonight, send questions in on Twitter!  Run Eli, Run… Thunder and Lightning  Amaro and Decker...
Via Turn On The Jets
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football: Outlook for Eric Decker, Kenny Britt and Other Free Agency Transplants

This fantasy football outlook is the fourth in a six-part series that will review the important free agency transplants and how they could help or hinder your shot at the title. This week, Next Impulse Sports takes a look at two former Broncos in Eric Decker and Knowson Moreno along with new Rams wideout Kenny Britt. Eric Decker Old Team: Denver Broncos New Team: New York Jets...
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Fantasy Football Outlook

The New York Jets added Michael Vick, Chris Johnson and Eric Decker to their roster this offseason, in an effort to put some points on the scoreboard.  Vick will most likely ride the bench most of the season behind Geno Smith, but Johnson and Decker could be the playmakers the Jets offense have missed since LaDainian Tomlinson and Braylon Edwards back in 2010.  Last season...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker (quad) out vs. Bengals

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker, who was hoping to play Saturday night despite limited practice time due to a quadriceps injury, was a late scratch against the Cincinnati Bengals. Decker, who signed a five-year, $36.25 million contract in free agency, has been limited in camp with a variety of relatively minor injuries. He played only 11 snaps in the Jets' preseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ DOs & DONT’s: Jets Preseason Week 2

The New York Jets travel tonight to take on the defending AFC North Champion Cincinnati Bengals. Here are tonight’s DOs and DONT’s… DO  DO let Geno Smith take a couple of shots down field to Stephen Hill and Jace Amaro. Geno had a beautiful completion to Eric Decker against the Colts down the field, but it was called back. The Jets need to let Geno, Vick, and Tahj Boyd...
Via Turn On The Jets
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Was Sold On Geno Smith After He Googled QB’s Interviews

Eric Decker did his homework before signing with the New York Jets. The veteran wide receiver took a leap of faith this offseason when he decided to leave the Denver Broncos — the defending AFC champions — and signed with the New York Jets, a team known more for its dysfunctional ways more than anything else. However, Decker saw something in researching the Jets that he really...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Googled Geno Smith Before Signing With the New York Jets (and still signed)

Wide receiver Eric Decker surprised the world when he signed with the New York Jets during the off-season. Going from one of the best passers in the game to a team in dire need of one--willingly--seemed like career suicide. However, what may be more surprising is that he actually did some research on Geno Smith and still made the move.@truth_or_CAREFrom the New York Post:“I was...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2014 Fantasy Football “Do Not Draft” List

Fantasy Football leagues aren’t necessarily won on draft day, but they certainly can be lost. It’s not always who you pick for your roster, but also about who you’re able to avoid. Whether or not you want to avoid them altogether or decide simply not worth the value they may be pegged at, you’ll be better off if you can keep these names off your roster. Here are the top 10...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
18 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 AFC East Preview

Once again, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots will begin the season as the favorite in the AFC East after riding a 12-4 record to their fifth consecutive division crown in 2013, and despite their best efforts, it’s unlikely that any of the other three teams in the East will be able to do anything about it. New England took significant steps to improve it’s secondary...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN disses New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker

Yesterday on ESPN’s broadcast of NFL Live the hosts separated this season’s big free agent acquisitions into two categories: blockbuster or bust. For the most part the crew was high on the big signings, with the exception of New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker. Even Herm Edwards would not go out on a limb for him. via espn.com The criticism of Decker centers around the idea...
Via cover32 - Jets
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Cleared For Preseason Opener

Jets receiver Eric Decker (foot, hamstring) has been cleared for the preseason opener, according to the Bergen Record.Fantasy Spin:Decker has put together two straight seasons with 85+ catches, 1,000+ yards and 10+ touchdowns with the Denver Broncos. He has a good shot to see more than the 137 targets he drew last season, but he's going to see a major dropoff in production with...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Vick: Geno Smith will be ’10 times better’ than last year

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick believes Geno Smith will develop into one of the NFL’s top young quarterbacks. “He’s going to be great,” Vick said Tuesday after practice, via ESPN.com. “He’s going to be 10 times better than where he was last year, and I’m looking forward to it.” Smith will start Thursday night’s preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Wants To Prove He’s Not Product Of Peyton Manning

Eric Decker wants to be respected and he’s tired of hearing about how Peyton Manning is the reason he got such a huge deal from the New York Jets. Despite accounting for 172 catches, 2,352 yards and 24 touchdowns in the past two seasons with the Broncos, Decker told the New York Daily News that he’s out to prove that he’s simply a really good wide receiver.  “From Year...
Via Thacover2
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker Wants To Prove He’s Not Product Of Peyton Manning

Eric Decker wants to be respected and he’s tired of hearing about how Peyton Manning is the reason he got such a huge deal from the New York Jets. Despite accounting for 172 catches, 2,352 yards and 24 touchdowns in the past two seasons with the Broncos, Decker told the New York Daily News that he’s out to prove that he’s simply a really good wide receiver.  “From Year...
Via BlackSportsOnline
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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