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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
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Giants, Jets, Patriots, & Ravens

Giants Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reports that the Giants signed CFL OL Brett Jones to a three-year contract, which includes no guaranteed money. According to Raanan, Jones receives minimum salaries of $435,000 (2015), $525,00 (2016), and $615,000 (2017), if he’s able to make the Giants 53-man roster. Jets Rich Cimini of ESPN writes that the Jets face a tough call in regards...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The New York Jets “Not Happening” List

A quick list of players you should probably remove from your New York Jets off-season projection list… Ndamukong Suh – The Lions probably are not going to find a way to keep him. Suh is going to get PAID on the open market but it won’t be from the Jets. If there is one position the Jets aren’t going pay out a borderline historic free agent contract at, it is the defensive...
Via Turn On The Jets
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets – The Defensive Remains

A run through the New York Jets defensive remains from 2014 and who could be a factor in 2015. Here is the offensive version if you missed it. Starters Sheldon Richardson – The team’s best overall player in 2014 and an absolute monster in the middle. Richardson finished with 66 tackles, 8 sacks, 5 TFLs and a forced fumble, improving on his Rookie of the Year season. He should...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Top 5 Options for the New York Jets At #6

Every week, we will count down a top 5 for a different position group, as well as favorites, sleepers, and preferences. Today, we will take a look at my top 5 preferences for the New York Jets at the 6th pick overall. La’El Collins, OT, LSUWhy? If you follow me on Twitter, you know that Collins has become sort of my drunk crush. To me, he is the best offensive lineman in the draft...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Initial Reaction – Rewind, Jets End Season With Miami WIn

New York Jets fans have seen this movie before. An exciting week 17 over the Miami Dolphins, propelled by standout performances by their young players and an emotional effort for their Head Coach. They left the field with a 37-24 win and a Gatorade bath, similar to their raucous locker room celebration last season. Unfortunately, last year’s win brought them to 8-8 and outside...
Via Turn On The Jets
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Locker on injured reserve, Titans bring in Palmer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jake Locker's season is over and now that the Titans have placed him on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder, it's likely so is his time in Tennessee. Locker hurt his non-throwing shoulder when hit by Jets defensive end Quinton Coples late in the first half of a 16-11 loss Sunday. The Titans announced the move Monday. The Titans also agreed to terms...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Initial Reaction – New York Jets Knock Off Titans

The New York Jets got their first road win of the season by beating the Tennessee Titans, 16-11. It was a win that will bother many in the fan-base but teams aren’t going to lose on purpose, there is still two weeks left and the NFL Draft is crapshoot…so get over it.  After his brutal pick six to start the Minnesota Vikings game, Geno Smith has put together seven straight quarters...
Via Turn On The Jets
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans QB Jake Locker hurts left shoulder vs. Jets

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans quarterback Jake Locker has gone to the locker room after hurting his left shoulder when hit by Jets defensive end Quinton Coples late in the first half, and he is questionable to return. Locker threw deep incomplete to Derek Hagan as Coples came around the corner and knocked the quarterback to the ground. Locker's left arm got caught underneath. Locker...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jetsdaq, New York Jets Week 14 Risers and Fallers

It never ceases to amaze me how week in and week out the Jets can continue to find new ways to lose. They have had refs take TD’s off the board, they have had refs never put TD’s on the board, they have had game winning field goals blocked, they have thrown three interceptions in the first quarter, and they have only thrown the ball 13 times in a whole game. Now you can add a...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Dolphins, MNF

12 quick predictions for the New York Jets Monday night game against the Miami Dolphins. A big congratulations to Wayne Chrebet for his induction into the Ring of Honor. Well deserved for #80… 1. Geno Smith will be better than Mike Vick last week: SETTING THE BAR LOW! 2. Chris Ivory will have at least 15 carries. If I type this enough it will eventually come true, right? 3. IK...
Via Turn On The Jets
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Quinton Coples gets penalty for decapitating Donald Brown (Video)

Quinton Coples received an unnecessary roughness penalty on Sunday for his huge hit on Donald Brown during the second quarter of the Jets-Chargers game. The Chargers had a first-and-10 from the 15 and handed off to Brown, who was immediately taken out by a clothesline from Coples. Coples came around the edge and made a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Reviewing the Defense – Week 4

The Jets are officially off to a 1-3 start after losing another close match up against an NFC North opponent. The Lions high octane passing attack seemed to get the best of the Jets defense, although the pressure from the front seven was present. Let’s take a look at the best and worst from week 4 from the defense… Stand out play of the week: Sheldon Richardson beats double...
Via Turn On The Jets
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Pros/Cons Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! Today’s question is… What has been the biggest pro and con, for the New York Jets through two games? Joe Caporoso – The biggest pro has been the positive development steps taken by a handful of young players, most notably Geno Smith...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Jets vs. Packers Predictions

Back with another edition of the NimbleTV Turn On The Jets 12 Pack! Sign up at the link to make sure you don’t miss any NFL or New York Jets action in 2014. We are always asked how to catch games when you are on the road and our answer is: NimbleTV On to the Jets/Packers predictions… 1. Geno Smith will throw for more yards than he did last week (221), rush for less yards (38...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Inside The Defensive Film Room (Week 1)

For the 2014 NFL season, I will be reviewing the Jets’ weekly defensive performance by breaking down the film. After a dominant defensive effort versus the Oakland Raiders, let’s take a look at the game plan and who stood out. Stand out play #1 – David Harris and Demario Davis on 3rd and 1 in Q1: Davis is outlined in orange and will stunt inside when he reads the snap. David...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets GIF Dump & Leftover Observations – Week 1

A New York Jets GIF Dump for their 19-14 win over the Oakland Raiders. Want to see a specific play from the game going forward? Tweet it over to @TurnOnTheJets… #Routes Here comes the blitz Run, Geno run (slide, Geno slide) Pretty stuff from Geno to Cumberland (full passing breakdown coming tomorrow) Kraken…fast enough to celebrate at the 35 yard line This is happy Rex...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Season Prediction Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back with our writers offering their predictions for the 2014 New York Jets. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to leave your predictions below in the comment section. We will discussing regular season expectations on our Podcast tonight at 8PM right here.. We are also excited to announce we will be working with NRG Energy all throughout the...
Via Turn On The Jets
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No Huddle – New York Jets Pre-Season Improvement 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. The Jets 1′s Look Good, A Vertical Attack Will Make Them Look Even Better Forget about the final score. All educated football fans know it means nothing when it comes to the preseason...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – August 19th, 2014

Your New York Jets links for August 19th, 2014… - After being hospitalized for injuries sustained in a single car accident, Jalen Saunders has been released from the hospital, but there is no timetable for his return. (ESPN) - Should the Jets consider keeping only two QBs in order to keep an extra player at a position with a lot of talent? When you think about it, there really...
Via Turn On The Jets
August 19, 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

The Top Five 3–4 Front Sevens In The National Football League

Honorable Mentions: New York Jets and Washington Redskins- The Jets possess three excellent defensive linemen, which gave them instant consideration. The reason that they are not higher is that their linebacking corps is below average. Quinton Coples has been a bust, while Calvin Pace is aging and has been inconsistent rushing the passer, leaving Muhammad Wilkerson, a 3-4 defensive...
Via Football Nation
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top Ten 3–4 Front Sevens In The National Football League

Honorable Mentions: New York Jets and Washington Redskins- The Jets possess three excellent defensive linemen, which gave them instant consideration. The reason that they are not higher is that their linebacking corps is below average. Quinton Coples has been a bust, while Calvin Pace is aging and has been inconsistent rushing the passer, leaving Muhammad Wilkerson, a 3-4 defensive...
Via Football Nation
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Training Camp Preview: Linebackers

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: Linebackers Enjoy! Linebackers Projected starters: OLB-Quinton Coples, ILB-Demario Davis, ILB- David Haris, OLB- Calvin Pace Projected back-up’s: Antwan Barnes, Garrett McIntyre, Nick Bellore, Jermaine Cunningham...
Via cover32 - Jets
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Coples sheds weight in hopes of shedding blocks

BY NICK ST. DENISThis offseason, Quinton Coples has focused on improving the outside linebacker part of his game, as the hybrid defensive frontman has naturally been more comfortable at defensive end with his history at the position.Now that his role as a DE-slash-OLB is more clearly defined, Coples is making the proper adjustments. Those adjustments? Size.He's still 6-foot-6. That...
Via AFC East Daily
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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