Todd Bowles makes Jets run sprints after practice fights

    The New York Jets have already lost their starting quarterback to intersquad fighting this offseason, and head coach Todd Bowles does not want to see anything like that again. On Sunday, Bowles made his players run sprints on an incredibly humid afternoon after two fights broke out on the practice field. No punches were thrown, but Bowles was clearly irritated by a handful...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Calvin Pace and Jason Babin have "plenty left" in the tank

The New York Jets enter 2015 with a revamped defense after greatly improving their secondary with the addition of cornerbacks Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie and Buster Skrine. The Jets also added defensive lineman Leonard Williams to a star-studded unit. However, the team's only move to the linebacking corps was to resign David Harris. That leaves the team with the same unit as...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the New York Jets been in line for some surprise cuts?

The Jets are under new management, and that means that nobody is safe, not even some of New York’s most respected veterans. In fact, according to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, there’s no question that the Jets will be making some surprise cuts this offseason. “Mark this down,” Cimini wrote. “There will be a surprise cut or two (or three) before the start of the regular season.”...
Via cover32
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Potential Notable Cuts

Joe Malfa lists five notable players that could be surprising cuts as the New York Jets continue their offseason activities. 1) Jason Babin (Edge)- After the New York Jets drafted Lorenzo Mauldin and Leonard Williams, Babin’s hopes of making this team took a hit. Mauldin, a 3rd round pick with a superior skill set to Babin’s, will jump ahead of the 12 year pro on the depth...
Via Turn On The Jets
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Draft Target: Bud Dupree

The New York Jets will pick 6th overall on April 30th in Chicago at the 2015 NFL Draft. After an active free agency that leaves any draft possibility on the table, what will they do? Let’s take a look at a round one target, EDGE defender Bud Dupree out of Kentucky… “I’m trying to be number one but I work like I’m number two” -Bud Dupree on his number selection * ...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The New York Jets Linebacker Problem

An underrated need for the New York Jets is the linebacker position. Todd Bowles is likely to predominantly run a 3-4 defense with a multitude of other schemes mixed in but the cupboard is currently bare behind the Jets stout defensive line. Let’s look at how they got there, where they are now and how they can improve beginning with this off-season. Under Rex Ryan, the linebacker...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets exercise options on Pace, Babin, but not Johnson

The New York Jets have exercised options on linebackers Calvin Pace and Jason Babin, as announced by the team Saturday. Additionally, Gang Green will not exercise its option on running back Chris Johnson, who can hit free agency March 10.Pace started 16 games in 2014, tallying five sacks, four tackles for a loss and three passes defensed. Babin, signed last July as a free agent...
Via AFC East Daily
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets announce that Chris Johnson will become a free agent

The New York Jets announced Saturday that they will not exercise its option on running back Chris Johnson, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent on March 10. Johnson was signed as a veteran free agent last April 16.  He finished last season with 663 yards rushing on 155 carries (4.3 yards/carry) and one touchdown, and 151 yards on 24 receptions (6.3 yards/catch...
Via Sports-Glory
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets cut ties with Chris Johnson; keep Babin and Pace

The New York Jets have ended the Chris Johnson experiment. The team announced on its website on Saturday that it will not exercise the veteran running back's option for the 2015 season, which leaves him free to become an unrestricted free agent on March 10. However, the team has exercised the options for linebackers Calvin Pace and Jason Babin. Pace started all 16 games in 2014 ...
Via Fox Sports
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Pick Up Options For LBs Jason Babin & Calvin Pace

The Jets announced that they have picked up the options for LB Jason Babin and LB Calvin Pace. We have exercised options on LBs Babin & Pace and have not exercised option on RB Johnson- http://t.co/9xB1FdaHt3 pic.twitter.com/1bXBKS3zlx — New York Jets (@nyjets) February 14, 2015 It’s interesting to see the Jets keep two outside linebackers that are both well into their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Decline Chris Johnson’s Option Making Him A Free Agent

The Jets announced that they are not exercising RB Chris Johnson option, but will pick up the options for LB Jason Babin and LB Calvin Pace. We have exercised options on LBs Babin & Pace and have not exercised option on RB Johnson- http://t.co/9xB1FdaHt3 pic.twitter.com/1bXBKS3zlx — New York Jets (@nyjets) February 14, 2015 Kristian Dyer of Metro reported earlier in the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Jets, Patriots, Saints, & Titans

Broncos Aaron Wilson reports that Tony Coaxum is expected to be named Broncos assistant special teams coach. Jets Rich Cimini takes a look at potential cap casualties for the Jets including: WR Percy Harvin, RB Chris Johnson, OLB Calvin Pace, and OLB Jason Babin. Patriots Jeff Howe reports that the Patriots have signed OL Chris Barker to a one-year future/reserve contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Three connections between the Seahawks & Eagles that might surprise you

This week the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Seattle Seahawks at Lincoln Financial Field in what promises to be a great game and perhaps an NFC Championship preview. On the surface these teams have a lot in common. Both like to run the ball, both are coached by former Pac-12 geniuses. But if you look deeper you’ll find there are many connections between them you didn’t know...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Babin, Vick, Ryan All Fined For Actions In Sunday Win Over Steelers

As expected, it was reported Friday that New York Jets linebacker Jason Babin has been fined $16,537 this week for his after-the-whistle hit Sunday on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Other Jets' fines: Jason Babin fined $16,537 for unnecessary roughness and Michael Vick fined $8,268 for unsportsmanlike conduct. #nyj — Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) November 14, ...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Predator Impersonators in the NFL

By Michael Weber. Long, flowing locks of hair are all the rage in the football these days.  They come in all colors and styles, and are attached to the heads of players from all races.  Personally, if I owned an NFL team there would be a strict personal appearance clause in all players’ contracts that would prohibit hair any longer than shoulder length.  Hair should not been...
Via Beyond The Spread
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rex on Babin: He's going to play, and so is Coples

BY NICK ST. DENISVeteran defender Jason Babin, who the New York Jets signed this summer to provide depth on the outside of the front-seven, cut into third-year hybrid defender Quinton Coples' playing time Saturday in the team's Week 2 preseason win.The pass-rushing specialist Babin was on the field for 31 plays to Coples' 15.Jets coach Rex Ryan, the architect of Gang Green's defense...
Via AFC East Daily
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Primer: Jets Preseason and More Kickoff Thursday vs. Colts

Image: Getty Images Thursday’s preseason matchup versus the Indianapolis Colts will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. at 7:00pm ET.  For those attending the game: Parking lots open at 2pm; Will Call opens at 4pm; Gates open at 5pm. For full gameday information, including new policies and activities, check on NYJets.com’s Gameday Guide. For everyone else...
Via One Jet At A Time
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars

The TSB Training Camp Previews moves on to Northern Florida as amongst a constant threat to move, losing a home game to London, horrendous talent and a sub par stadium, the fans are hoping a good end to the season is a symbol that things are finally going to be looking up again. So lets take a look at the Jacksonville Jaguars 2013 Record: 4-12 3rd Place AFC South (Missed Playoffs...
Via Total Sports Blog
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Jets, Packers, Redskins, Saints, & Steelers

  Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu has a strong showing on Monday. (Coley Harvey) The Bengals defense held up pretty well during the team’s goal-line drills. (Coley Harvey) Jets OLB Jason Babin‘s two-year contract is worth $3.2 million and includes a $250,000 option bonus. (Aaron Wilson) Jason Babin’s base salaries will be $1.1 million (2014), $1.35 million (2015), but 2015...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets Back At It 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. Why are any Jets talking right now? Give me one good reason please. Dee Milliner who showed us what, a handful of good plays last season as a rookie, has now informed us all that he...
Via Turn On The Jets
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets: Babin, other new faces talk early camp impressions

I didn’t think the New York Jets could improve their defensive front seven, but I wasn’t counting on Jason Babin. The Jets signed free agent Babin to a two-year contract on Thursday, the team’s first day of practice after reporting to Cortland, N.Y. for training camp Wednesday. Babin has made 62.5 sacks in nine NFL seasons, including a remarkable 18 in 2011 and 12.5 in 2010...
Via isportsweb.com
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Report from Jets camp; Babin a Jet

In case you missed it: Columns from cover32 to catch up on everything from the New York Jets this week. New York Jets - New York Jets training camp report: July 24th. (READ) - Who is the top fantasy football sleeper for the New York Jets? (READ) - Jets sign veteran pass rusher Jason Babin to a two-year deal. (READ) - Power Rankings: New York Jets training camp rated 3rd most intriguing...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 26, 2014  |  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
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Jason Babin Inks Two-Year Deal With NY Jets

Photo Credit: @JasonBabin93/Twitter After playing 21 games with the Jacksonville Jaguars over 2 seasons, veteran defensive end Jason Babin has signed a two-year contract with the New York Jets (2nd year being a team option). NFL Media’s Kimberly Jones first reported the news. Babin had visited the Jets on Monday and agreed to a contract two days after. Free agent DE Jason Babin...
Via Blog Surface
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Release CB Lowell Rose

  The New York Jets announced that they released CB Lowell Rose Wednesday. The move was made to make room for newly signed DE Jason Babin. Rose originally signed with San Francisco as an undrafted free agent in 2013.  He was released, only to be re-signed and then released again last summer.  He signed with the Jets as a reserve/future signee in January of this year. Rose played...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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