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Video: Eric Decker weighs in on who should be team’s starting QB

New York Jets WR Eric Decker is coming off a career year in which he hauled in 87 catches for 1,288 yards (11 TD). The Jets needed help at the receiver position, so they signed the 27-year-old receiver to a 5-year, $36.25 million contract during the free agency period in the offseason. He seems to be fitting in just fine at Jets camp in Cortland, NY. And on Monday, he spoke about...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders: Peyton Manning “a far better leader” than Roethlisberger

When Eric Decker left the Denver Broncos for the New York Jets, there was a new opening at wide receiver. The Broncos quickly filled that whole by signing former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, Emmanuel Sanders. Sanders is now in his first season with Peyton Manning, and shortly through training camp, he’s taking shots at his […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Eric Decker named 40th best fantasy WR, Hill is 69th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Jets
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback competition keeping New York Jets in headlines

As expected, since arriving in the Big Apple as a free agent in March, Michael Vick’s presence has further fueled the debate surrounding Geno Smith and the often-newsworthy battle to become the New York Jets’ starting quarterback. But with training camp now upon us much of the talk has been shoved aside in favor of actual, on-field results, and after the team’s first week in...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker catching passes and praise at NY Jets training camp

The Jets placed a $36.25 million bet on Eric Decker in the offseason when they inked him to a five-year deal. It’s early — very early — but the first returns on that investment are looking good. Through three days of training camp, Decker has looked like the man the team had hoped to see. He’s easily been the best receiver on the field. “He seems to be getting a lot of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – July 26th, 2014

Your TOJ New York Jets link dump for July 26th… - Notes from day two of camp. (TJP)  - More notes from day two. (ESPN) - Apparently Darrelle Revis wanted to return to the Jets this offseason. Did he honestly expect to be welcomed back after holding out and threatening to hold out AGAIN prior to being traded? (NESN) - Newly acquired Jason Babin practiced with his new defense...
Via Turn On The Jets
3 days ago  |  Discuss

ERIC DECKER STARS IN BUFFALO DAVID BITTON CAMPAIGN WITH ERIN HEATHERTON

Earlier this summer, Eric Decker was announced as the new face of the Buffalo David Bitton Fall 2014 campaign. The New York Jets wide receiver is the second athlete to appear in ads for the fashion house, as part of the brand’s “Buffalo Pro” initiative. NBA baller, Chandler Parsons, starred in the Spring 2014 shots, together with Ashley Sky. Decker makes his modeling debut...
Via A Glam Slam
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets will do ‘whatever it takes’ to make playoffs in 2014

After three consecutive playoff-less seasons, Rex Ryan is desperate to get back. Ryan, entering his sixth (and perhaps last) year as the Jets' coach, told the New York Daily News that he'll do "whatever it takes" to qualify for the postseason. “There’s nothing like it,” Ryan said. “You got to earn your way to get there though. And that’s the thing...
Via Helmet2Helmet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Babin agrees to two-teat deal with Jets

The New York Jets and veteran defensive end Jason Babin have agreed to a two-year contract, his agents announced Wednesday. EAS Client Jason Babin @JasonBabin93 has agreed to terms to play for the New York Jets @nyjets #JETS #EAS #NFL — Eastern Athletics (@EASagency) July 23, 2014 Babin, 34, had 40 tackles and 7.5 sacks last season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville released...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Last night, NY Jets Wide Receiver David Nelson hosted a launch...

Last night, NY Jets Wide Receiver David Nelson hosted a launch party for his organization i’mME at Hotel Chantelle in NYC. Even with training camp starting tomorrow, New York Jets players Geno Smith, Eric Decker, Bilal Powell, and Jalen Saunders were all in attendance at the Super-Hero themed event to support David and the organization. i’mME was founded by Nelson and his two...
Via Hugging Harold Reynolds
7 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Jets Roster Preview – The Debated Pass Catchers

We are nearing the end of our 2014 New York Jets roster preview. The rest of the links are right here in case you need to catch up. Today, we discuss arguably the most debated position on the team, wide receiver.  Who do you think is sticking on the roster and what kind of productivity will they have? Let us know in the comment section or over on Twitter… Eric Decker #87 ...
Via Turn On The Jets
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NY Jets wide receiver: We can make playoffs

  Eric Decker looks to prove he can be the number one receiving option for the NY Jets (Julio Cortez/Associated Press) Eric Decker has only been with the NY Jets for four months since signing a 5 year deal worth $36.25 million back in March.  Even in that short amount of time, he sees the potential that the Jets roster has.  While speaking with the NY Post at his youth football...
Via Down and Distance
9 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – July 20th, 2014

Enjoy your last non-NFL Sunday… - Eric Decker hosted a youth football camp at Boonton High School — always nice to see players getting involved in local communities. (APP) - Recently I shared with you all Bleacher Report’s projected 53-man roster — here is Cimini’s. (ESPN) - If Geno goes down, Vick steps in. If Chris Johnson goes down, Ivory and Powell will pick up the...
Via Turn On The Jets
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan confident Jets ‘will be a playoff team’

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan is confident he will lead his team back to the playoffs this season. “I believe we’re better than that. I believe we’re a lot better than that,” Ryan said of last year’s 8-8 finish, per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. “Eight and eight would be a hell of a disappointment for us. I’m just telling you that I believe this team is on...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  1 Comment

New York Jets Training Camp Preview: WR’s

Here at cover32 – New York Jets, we will bring you a preview of each position battle daily, leading up to the Jets training camp on July 23rd.   Next on the list: Wide receivers Enjoy! Projected starters: Eric Decker (WR1), David Nelson (WR2), Jeremy Kerley (slot) Projected back-up’s: Stephen Hill, Jacoby Ford, Jalen Saunders, Shaq Evans, Greg Salas Battling for roster spot...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – July 16th, 2014

Your New York Jets links, YouTube clip and GIF of the Day! Send us any suggestions in the comment section… - There has been so much talk about the receivers the Jets drafted that Eric Decker has pretty much flown under the radar, but come opening day, all of the focus will be on Decker and we will find out if he was worth the big contract he received. (OJT) - The best part of...
Via Turn On The Jets
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Yearbook awards: who would be the New York Jets prom king?

Tonight the ESPY awards are airing on ESPN, where the best athletes in the world mingle with movie stars. We all tune in to bask in the glory of the most popular people in the world. Basically it’s a lot like high school. You remember high school. The excitement of having new freedoms and making new friends, the angst of dating, acne, popularity contests, cliques. Homecoming....
Via cover32 - Jets
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy football outlook: Eric Decker

The New York Jets signed Eric Decker this past offseason, and they are very excited about the potential that he has in their offense. It is unknown whether Michael Vick or Geno Smith will be throwing him the football, but either way he will be the number one option in the passing game. He had a big season last year with the Denver Broncos, but he is poised to prove that he was not...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The $15 Million Question: Is Eric Decker a Number One Receiver?

Guest piece from Dennis Agapito of Let’s Talk Jets on Blogtalk Radio. He is our go-to guy for all things statistical and salary-based. Decker certainly isn’t paid like a number one wideout. Bill Kostroun, NYP Since the free agent signing of receiver Eric Decker, fans of the New York Jets have asked if he is indeed a true number one wideout?  While this term can be difficult...
Via One Jet At A Time
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

This time last season, many of us pundits who cover the NFL were choosing the Miami Dolphins as the sleeper team in the AFC to make the playoffs. Now, we are picking the Dolphins to escape the AFC East bottom. What a difference a season makes. The AFC East might be the most improved division in football. And while the Dolphins did their share to make moves to get to the second season...
Via Football Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Filmroom: New York Jets Running Back Chris Johnson

The New York Jets were able to sign arguably the three best players at their respective positions in free agency this past offseason: Former Broncos WR Eric Decker, former Eagles QB Michael Vick, and former Titans RB Chris Johnson. Decker is in the prime of his career, coming off two productive seasons. Michael Vick was brought in as insurance for second year QB Geno Smith. Then...
Via Turn On The Jets
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Would You Rather Have - Eric Decker or Hakeem Nicks

Both Eric Decker and Hakeem Nicks are leaving a Manning QB, but Decker is going from Peyton Manning to Michael Vick and Geno Smith, while Nicks leaves Eli Manning for Andrew Luck.  However, Decker goes from a crowded WR Corp to a lonely island, while Nicks bought the last ticket on a crowded plane to a popular destination.#179641482 / gettyimages.comDecker has gone from...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Sanders says ‘Denver is wide receiver heaven’

When Eric Decker decided to jump ship from Denver to the New York Jets, Pittsburgh Steelers free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders saw the perfect opening. Sanders signed on with the Broncos on a three-year, $15 million deal when the spot became available, and now Sanders saw the opportunity like heaven. In an interview with […]
Via Full Scale Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets WR Eric Decker’s wife posts breastfeeding picture to Instagram

Nice little day for the beach? Oh. You may also be interested in:New York Jets WR Eric Decker’s wife posts breastfeeding picture to InstagramPower Rankings: How would the New York Jets do as a Super Bowl host (again)?NFL x NBA logo combinations: What would the “Brooklyn Jets” logo look like?
Via cover32 - Jets
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lal making sure young Jets wideouts watch Decker

BY NICK ST. DENISSometimes, it's not so easy to recognize what's right in front of you.Sanjay Lal, the New York Jets' wide receivers coach, has been using some film this offseason of Gang Green's prized free agent acquisition, Eric Decker, to show the youngsters how it's done.But according to Lal, Decker wasn't necessarily a familiar face to everyone."...
Via AFC East Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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