New York Jets Positional Roster Review: Wide Receivers

Thanks to some magic---Magic Mike Maccagnan that is---the Jets have gone from one of the worst receiving corps. in the NFL to one of the best. To be fair, GM John Idzik also deserves some credit for catalyzing the transformation, when he signed Eric Decker back in March of 2014. However, with Decker hobbled by an injured hamstring for most of the season last year, his performance...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets – Film Room Hub

A compilation of all our film breakdowns so far this off-season at Turn On The Jets. Let us know in the comment section or on Twitter what would you like to see in the coming months, whether it is a player, scheme or other type of analysis. Thank you for following us so far in the TOJ Film Room… 2015 Jets Passing Game Geno Smith Eric Decker Brandon Marshall Devin Smith Bryce...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets among NFL’s best, minus quarterback

In today’s NFL, the quarterback is king.  Even more so than in the past, we judge an NFL roster by the quality of the quarterback.  He touches the ball more than anyone else, except for the referee. But what if we take out the quarterback for a minute?  What if we look at the rosters around the league, and see how they stack up at every position EXCEPT for the quarterback?  How...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Geno Smith will ‘likely’ be Jets starter in Week 1

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports Geno Smith has been one of the more talked about quarterbacks in the NFL this offseason, and there have been quite a few differing opinions on whether or not he would end up being back with the New York Jets this coming season. According to Chan Gailey, the Jets are expected to start Smith in Week 1 of the regular season. Barring an injury, Smith...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Eric Decker is number one receiver caliber

There was a lot of debate within the Jets fan base last year regarding Eric Decker. Nobody had any question that the Jets needed Decker, but the debate went on over the value. Was Eric Decker really a “number one” receiver? Was his product solely from Peyton Manning throwing the ball, and Demariyus Thomas on the opposite side? Time to analyze a bit, and see how Decker really...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Decker: Tebow can create own role in Eagles offense

New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker knows a thing or two about working with his former teammate, Tim Tebow. With the NFL being on the verge of possibly changing up the PAT rule, there could be more opportunities for someone of Tebow’s ilk to hammer out a role on offense. Speaking about his former teammate in Denver, Decker emphasized Tebow’s athletic ability and physical...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Fan Friday – The Marshall Machine

Welcome to a new series at Turn On The Jets! Every Friday we are going to publish an article from one of our fans/regular readers of the site. We want to hear from you and hopefully source a few new regular contributors. Jason Wiles keeps us rolling with today’s article about Geno Smith and Brandon Marshall. Make sure to give Jason a follow and if you are interested in submitting...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Jets Veterans Affected By the Draft

1. Muhammed Wilkerson View image | 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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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Jets in for an Eric Decker Resurgence?

Wide receiver Eric Decker is entering only his second season with the New York Jets and it certainly feels like a resurgence is in order. Yet a closer look at Decker's numbers quickly reveals little drop off from his days in Denver. It wasn't all about Peyton Manning.Decker had two stellar years with the Broncos in 2012 and 2013, after two building block years to start his career...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall hasn't spoken to Jay Cutler since trade

Brandon Marshall was traded from the Chicago Bears to the New York Jets two months ago, and he has not spoken to his former quarterback since. During an interview with ESPN 1000’s “Carman and Jurko Show” on Friday, Marshall said he has not had any communication with Jay Cutler since he was dealt. “No, I...Read More
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: What to expect from New York Jets’ WR

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports The New York Jets acquired wide receiver Brandon Marshall from the Chicago Bears earlier this offseason, and he is ready to step up and be the presence that the Jets’ offense has needed. They haven’t had a legitimate number one wide receiver for quite some time, and that is exactly what he is going to be for whoever ends up being the starting quarterback...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans get the biggest steal of the 2015 NFL Draft (video)

This wide receiver is drawing comparisons to New York Jets’ receiver Eric Decker. It comes as a complete shock that the Texans were able to grab the 2014 All-Pac 12 selection. Former Sun Devil Jaelen Strong is powerful and explosive. Most thought he would go early in the second round and the Texans were fortunate enough to draft him. Does this look Eric Decker like? Or better...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets draft WR Devin Smith with No. 37 pick

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports The New York Jets selected Ohio State wide receiver Devin Smith with the 37th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He is a huge pickup for the Jets’ offense, and is going to be a dangerous deep threat for whoever ends up being the starting quarterback in New York. Smith caught 33 passes for 931 yards and 12 touchdowns during his senior season last...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Busted Coverage Talks NFL Draft, Tebow, and Paw It Forward With the Jets’ Eric Decker

After a productive first-year campaign with the New York Jets in 2014, wide receiver Eric Decker is expecting better things team-wise this upcoming season. With the big time free agency additions (Darrelle Revis, Buster Skrine, Antonio Cromartie), the trade for Brandon Marshall, and the drafting of USC defensive end Leonard Williams, how could he not? Busted Coverage caught up with...
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Busted Coverage Talks Draft, Tebow, and Dogs With the Jets’ Eric Decker

After a productive first-year campaign with the New York Jets in 2014, wide receiver Eric Decker is expecting better things team-wise this upcoming season. With the big time free agency additions (Darrelle Revis, Buster Skrine, Antonio Cromartie), the trade for Brandon Marshall, and the drafting of USC defensive end Leonard Williams, how could he not? Busted Coverage caught up with...
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Winners and losers from Day 1 of the 2015 NFL Draft

Day 1 of the 2015 NFL Draft was one of the more predictable drafts in recent memory. The top two quarterbacks were off the board after the first two picks, and up until the mid teens, there were still several people with almost perfect mock drafts. So looking back on Day 1 and heading into Day 2, who are the winners, and who are the losers? Winner: Dallas Cowboys – CB Byron...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets select DE Leonard Williams with No. 6 pick

The New York Jets have selected defensive end Leonard Williams out of USC with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-5, 302-pound Williams was selected as USC’s Most Valuable Player and Defensive Lineman of the Year.  He was  a finalist for the Hendricks Award and a semifinalist for the Lombardi Award, Bednarik Award and Lott IMPACT Trophy. Williams had...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL fines Jets $100,000 for tampering with Darrelle Revis

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has fined the New York Jets $100,000 for tampering with Darrelle Revis while he was a member of the New England Patriots. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, the Jets will not lose any draft picks as a result of owner Woody Johnson’s comments about Revis.  “I’d love for Darrelle to come back,” Johnson said last...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin White would look very good in New York Jets Green

Former West Virginia Mountaineer Kevin White arguably had the best overall combine in 2015. The 6’3″ 212 lb receiver hailing from Plainfield, New Jersey, would be a great fit if he were to come home and play in the New York Jets’ offensive system. After a phenomenal senior year in which he posted 1,447 receiving yards and had 109 receptions, White cemented his draft status...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Middle Round Quarterback Options in Draft

Breaking down how the Jets should approach this draft from a quarterback standpoint is rather tricky. At first glance, it appears QB should be their top priority. This is why---until his recent rise up the draft board---so many mock drafters have had Marcus Mariota going to Gang Green with the sixth pick. On the surface, this makes sense: the Jets had absolutely awful quarterback...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets 2015 schedule

The New York Jets will open the 2015 season at home against the Cleveland Browns on Sept. 13. The Jets have a Monday night matchup against the Colts in Week 2, a London game against the Dolphins in Week 4, a Thursday night game against Rex Ryan and the Bills Week 10 and a Saturday night game against the Cowboys  Week 15. The Jets will close out the regular season with a road game...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: New York Jets could go wide receiver at No. 6, shake up draft

The New York Jets No. 6 pick in the draft is one of the most talked about selections. Could they take Marcus Mariota? Absolutely. Could they go defense? No doubt. Is this pick possibly just a trade chip? Sure. This, though, seems like a new possibility. Would the #Jets going WR at No. 6 be a surprise? I don't think it would be. — Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) April 21, 2015 ...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets ready to ‘move on’ from QB Geno Smith

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY SportsThe New York Jets are in a very intriguing spot this offseason at the quarterback position, and it wouldn’t be surprising to see them end up pursuing a new starter. They currently have Geno Smith and Ryan Fitzpatrick on the roster, but neither of those guys is the long-term answer that they are looking for. According to a report, the Jets are ready...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets Football School – Offensive Positions

In this week’s Turn On The Jets Football School, we review the offensive positions and the letters commonly associated with them. Don’t miss our previous article where we covered the four vertical route concept… It is worth noting that every offensive system is not identical. Some may categorize different offensive positions by different letters. This article is meant to provide...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley gets gigantic Jets tattoo after signing one-year deal

Stevan Ridley signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets this offseason, and he is making it very clear that he is excited to join his new team. In what could very well make the list of the top bad decisions in sports, Ridely decided to get a gigantic tattoo of the Jets logo on his arm. Ridley better hope that he plays well enough to impress Jets’ management and get a long...
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April 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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