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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, scrap heap FAs for the New York Jets, more

In case you missed it, columns from the cover32 universe to browse through while watching The Masters on Sunday or bored at your office on Monday. National Columns - The top-10 inside linebackers in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading teams at the offseason midpoint. (READ) - The best remaining NFL free agents at each position. (READ) - Ten NFL players who aren’t worth...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Linebackers, draft picks, Jacoby Ford & more Mark Sanchez news

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you caught up on all things New York Jets: New York Jets - Worst middle linebacker picks in Jets history. (READ) - The Jets will be playing against Mark Sanchez in the preseason. (READ) - The proposed new uniform for the Jets is pretty sweet. (READ) - How Jacoby Ford can help the Jets’ special teams. (READ) You may...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: New York Jets hold steady in offseason midpoint edition

Not all of the moves have been made, but most of them are in the books. Players have come and gone, as teams tinker with their rosters, looking to fill holes and upgrade in key positions. Some have tried to make a big splash, while others have been more conservative. Some have simply tried to retain their own players, while others have gone about overhauling a big chunk of their...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

How Jacoby Ford can help the New York Jets’ special teams

Under longtime coordinator Mike Westhoff, the New York Jets boasted one of the best special teams units in the NFL for nearly a decade. More specifically, Gang Green’s return game rivaled the best in the league season after season. In just his last half dozen or so years, Westhoff had Justin Miller, Leon Washington, Brad Smith and Joe McKnight at his disposal. While none of the...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting the Jets: Jacoby Ford

Following three lackluster seasons with the Oakland Raiders, Jacoby Ford has become the newest wide receiver addition to the Jets roster. Scout's experts break down the flashy return man's game from top to bottom.
Via nyj.scout.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sanjay Lal played big role in Jacoby Ford joining Jets

BY NICK ST. DENISJacoby Ford's best days as a pro were under now-New York Jets wide receivers coach Sanjay Lal, who held the same post with the Oakland Raiders from 2009 through the 2011 season.That played a factor when the 26-year-old former Raider wideout signed with Gang Green last week."I loved playing for him," Ford said recently, via NewYorkJets.com. "He...
Via AFC East Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – What Is Next Edition?

The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack is back with 12 quick thoughts on your New York Jets this rainy April afternoon. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter and don’t worry the NFL Draft isn’t THAT far away, right? RIGHT?!? 1. Chris Johnson is now officially a free agent and the New York Jets are expected to take a serious look at him. There are reports that they were close...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets sign Dimitri Patterson despite injury-plagued career

The New York Jets are on a roll in free agency this year, signing an array of players to their squad. Most notable are quarterback Michael Vick, receivers Eric Decker and Jacoby Ford, with much focus on boosting their offense and improving from an 8-8 record in 2013.  Turning to their defensive needs, NBC Sports reports that the Jets have just added cornerback Dimitri...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacoby Ford chose the Jets over the Browns

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Wide receiver Jacoby Ford told the media today that he chose the Jets over the Browns. Jacoby Ford said Browns in mix before he signed w/Jets. He was told he'll "compete for kickoff return job & possibly punt return job" #nyj — Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) April 2, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
17 days ago  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Roster Building Edition

The Turn On The Jets Roundtable is back to debate issues surrounding the New York Jets. Make sure to give all of the writers a follow on Twitter and if there is a question you want to see us debate, leave it in the comment section! What did you think of the New York Jets approach to free agency in March and what transactions, if any, do you expect in April? Joe Caporoso - The...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets add Jacoby Ford and Dimitri Patterson

The New York Jets addressed a major need at wide receiver by adding return man Jacoby Ford and shored up their secondary by signing defensive back Dimitri Patterson.
Via nyj.scout.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets Find Second Wind in Free Agency

The first big wave of free agent signings ended long ago, but the New York Jets’ needs were not yet filled. Earlier this week, they got back to it, inking WR Jacoby Ford and CB Dimitri Patterson to new deals. The Jets have a new offensive weapon – as well as a kick-return threat – in Jacoby Ford. Ford, age 26 and 5’9 tall, joins Eric Decker as the second free agent wide receiver...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign WR Jacoby Ford

Photo via nydailynews.comThe Jets keep trying to build a competent team to compete with the Patriots this year. Their newest addition: ex-Raider receiver Jacoby Ford:Jets announced they signed former Raiders WR Jacoby Ford.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 1, 2014Ford hasn't had too much success in general, last season he had 13 catches for 99 yards and zero touchdowns...
Via Patriots Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets sign cornerback Dimitri Patterson

After agreeing to terms with wide receiver/return man Jacoby Ford yesterday the Jets also announced the signing of former Dolphins cornerback Dimitri Patterson to a one-year $3 million deal. The 30-year-old cornerback entered the league in 2005 with the Redskins before bouncing around to Minnesota, Kansas City, Philadelphia and Cleveland before stint in Miami.Patterson is the very...
Via Jets Insider.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Trading Down in the First Round Makes Sense

The Jets’ desperate need for an influx of playmaking ability on offense has been documented throughout the tabloids over the course of the past two seasons. New York’s passing offense ranked as the second worst in the league in 2013, averaging 183 yards per game. That needs to change if the Jets are going to contend for a playoff spot in the 2014 season.General manager John Idzik...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Sign WR/KR Jacoby Ford

The New York Jets just got more athletic, and likely have moved on from interest in DeSean Jackson. Mike Garafolo is reporting that the Jets have signed Jacoby Ford. Jets announce they've signed WR Jacoby Ford. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 1, 2014 He is coming off a year that saw him catch 13 passes in 14 games for the Raiders. Ford missed the entire 2012 season with...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Sign WR/KR Jacoby Ford

The New York Jets just got more athletic, and likely have moved on from interest in DeSean Jackson. Mike Garafolo is reporting that the Jets have signed Jacoby Ford. Jets announce they've signed WR Jacoby Ford. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 1, 2014 He is coming off a year that saw him catch 13 passes in 14 games for the Raiders. Ford missed the entire 2012 season with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Sign WR Jacoby Ford

  The New York Jets have announced the signing of WR Jacoby Ford on Tuesday. The Jets have signed WR Jacoby Ford. pic.twitter.com/8HRt2Krkfr — Eric Allen (@eallenjets) April 1, 2014 Ford, 26, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders out of Clemson back in 2010. He is a classic Al Davis-pick given that he has a track background and posted a 4.28 forty at the 2010 Scouting Combine...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent WR Jacoby Ford & G Rich Ohrnberger Visited Jets

  Howard Balzer of LockerDome.com first reported that the Jets hosted free agent WR Jacoby Ford and G Rich Ohrnberger for visits in recent days. Ford reportedly met with the Jets a few weeks ago, however, a deal was never agreed upon. Ford, 26, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders out of Clemson back in 2010. He is a classic Al Davis-pick given that he has a track background...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers interested in Jacoby Ford?

In addition to losing their top wide receivers, the Carolina Panthers also lost their top kickoff man this offseason in Ted Ginn Jr. Now looking for a replacement, it’s possible the Panthers may have interest in Jacoby Ford, formerly of the Oakland Raiders. ESPN’s David Newton replied to a fans question, who asked why the Panthers weren’t interested in Ford. Can’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Reportedly Have Interest In WR Jacoby Ford

  Brian Costello of the New York Post reports that the Jets have shown interest in Raiders free agent WR Jacoby Ford. Costello mentions that current Jets receives coach Sanjay Lal was with Oakland a few years ago, so he’s familiar with what Ford has to offer. Ford, 26, was a fourth-round pick of the Raiders out of Clemson back in 2010. He is a classic Al Davis-pick given...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders will let Darren McFadden, Jacoby Ford hit free agency

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; This isn’t a surprise at all, but the Oakland Raiders will let both running back Darren McFadden and wide receiver Jaocby Ford hit the free agent market. Former starters Darren McFadden and receiver Jacoby Ford will hit the free-agent market. The Raiders like McFadden, but the running...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders should stay away from wide receivers in the draft

The Raiders problems are many but what seems to be getting a lot of attention beyond the quarterback position is at wide receiver. The organization has been searching for a “star” receiver for years with little success. Experts as well as fans are calling for the Raiders to use their first draft pick on the skill position but that may not be fruitful or even necessary. Free agency...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 reasons the Raiders should draft a WR in the first round

#5 – Drafting a WR makes Denarius Moore available as trade bait With Jacoby Ford set to hit free agency, the Raiders are not very likely to bring him back in 2014. Because of his departure, the Raiders would need to hang on to Denarius Moore for depth. Unless they were to draft a wide receiver. Moore is coming up on the last year on his rookie contract and also may not be a guy...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

To sign or not to sign: Raiders free agent dilemmas

When free agency started in 2012, the Raiders had to watch their free agents like Phillip Wheeler, Brandon Myers, Desmond Bryant and others leave for more money as they had their hands tied to their back with very little cap space to work with. Luckily for the Raiders, since Reggie McKenzie has gotten rid of the bad contracts and took on the dead money all at once, the Raiders will...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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