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Momentum is Key in Browns' Pursuit of AFC North Title

How can the Cleveland Browns continue to improve and win the AFC North? Three Words: Gain Momentum Early.The Browns have a tough schedule ahead of them in 2015. In fact, it is the 9th toughest in the NFL as rated by CBSSports.com’s John Breech. For comparisons sake, Cleveland’s schedule was rated the 26th most difficult in the NFL last season. So how are the Browns supposed to...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TOJ New York Jets Link Dump – July 21st, 2015

Joe Malfa is back with a New York Jets link dump for July 21st, 2015. If you are an international follower of the site, we are opening up t-shirt sales for shipping outside of the U.S. for today and tomorrow. Grab a shirt here! – Joe Caporoso ponders the question that is currently weighing on most of our minds — are the Jets going to be any good? – Muhammad Wilkerson, Damon...
Via Turn On The Jets
8 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets' Leonard Williams Learning Defense Quickly

The suspension of Sheldon Richardson definitely took a lot of New York Jet fans, including myself, by surprise. His suspension, however, has not received as much media attention as the likes of Tom Brady and Antonio Gates. Richardson was arguably the best player on the field for the Jets last season. Sheldon started all 16 games, acquiring a total of 67 tackles, 8 sacks and 1 safety...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 best players on the New York Jets 2015 roster

After a brief stint in Arizona, Antonio Cromartie is back in green and white after signing a 4-year/$32 million deal. 10. Antonio Cromartie Jets fans know better than anyone that Cromartie is one of the worst, best corners in this league–he’s not a great open field tackler, and he’ll get burned deep every now and then, but when he’s on, he’s one of the best corners in...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: NFL.com has no idea who Muhammad Wilkerson is

How can a site that is owned by the NFL, writes about the NFL and is literally called NFL.com be so bad at talking about the NFL? Well, you’re guess is as good as mine. The other day, the NFL posted a piece on the individual team Madden 16 covers created by Matt Steller on Twitter (@StellerCovers), and when they got to Steller’s Jets cover, NFL.com gave us this gem. AROUND COVER32...
Via cover32
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three players the New York Jets better be prepared to open the bank for

Thanks to the Kansas City Chiefs, the New York Jets better start saving up right now. Earlier today, the Chiefs and pass-rushing extraordinaire Justin Houston agreed to an absurd six-year, $101 million deal, with $52.5 million guaranteed, which makes him the second highest-paid defender in the NFL behind Ndamukong Suh. So … uh … yeah. I’ve got a feeling that Muhammad Wilkerson...
Via cover32
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets’ Damon Harrison believes he is the best nose tackle in the NFL

The defensive players on the New York Jets are very confident in their team and their abilities. Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson are two of the best defensive linemen in the NFL. And with the addition of first round pick Leonard Williams, the Jets could give plenty teams a lot of trouble. But there is one player on the Jets defensive line that believes he is the best...
Via No Guts, No Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Damon Harrison claims he is the NFL's top nose tackle

The New York Jets have a lot of talent on the defensive line. Some could argue that their defensive line could be one of the best units in the NFL. Headlining that line is Muhammad Wilkerson and Sheldon Richardson. Joining Wilkerson and Richardson on the line is rookie Leonard Williams and nose tackle Damon Harrison. While the Wilkerson, Richardson and Williams are household names...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Defense to Lead Team in 2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – DECEMBER 21: Defensive end Sheldon Richardson #91 of the New York Jets celebrates after sacking quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots during a game at MetLife Stadium on December 21, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images) Offensively, the New York Jets have questions, primarily to do with whether or not...
Via The Sports Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Audio: There's a 'Bigger Concern' to the Sheldon Richardson according to Adam Shefter

New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson has been suspended for the first four games of the NFL season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Immediately after the failed test was revealed, Richardson issued a statement apologizing for letting the Jets organization and his teammates down. Technically, this is Richardson's second failed drug test as the first...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Sheldon Richardson’s suspension might be a good thing

By now everyone is familiar with the suspension of Jets lineman Sheldon Richardson. For those just coming back down to earth, Richardson was suspended for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The suspension is for the first four games of the regular season but he is allowed to participate in training camp and the preseason. The games missed will be the home- and season...
Via cover32
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Munoz: Jets players will 'be watching' when Sheldon Richardson returns

Shortly before the July 4th weekend, New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was suspended for four games by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Richardson released a statement after the suspension was announced apologizing for letting the Jets organization and his teammates down.  During an event held at the Jets training facility in Florham Park...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets UK Chronicles – Great Expectations

Embarrassing New York Jets stats like 28th overall in points scored (17.7), 22nd overall in offensive yards (326.6) and 32nd overall in passing yards (184.1), should be improved in 2015. A lot of money was spent this offseason, so the expectations for better results amongst the franchise and fans alike have skyrocketed. The bar has been set high and with the roster now stocked up...
Via Turn On The Jets
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson’s weed suspension could cloud his future with the Jets

Last week’s suspension of Jets’ defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson for marijuana use might have longer-lasting ramifications than just the four games that he is slated to miss this season. According to league insiders, Richardson’s suspension is raising questions among the Jets’ top brass about which of their top defensive tackles they should prioritize extending long-term...
Via cover32
20 days ago  |  Discuss

How Sheldon Richardson’s Suspension Affects the Jets’ Odds

The New York Jets were dealt a major blow just weeks before the start of training camp with the news that Sheldon Richardson will miss the first four games of the season after failing a drug test. Let’s break down how this will affect the Jets during the first quarter of the season. Week 1 – vs. Cleveland The Browns had one of the top rushing attacks for the first few weeks...
Via Turn On The Jets
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Muhammad Wilkerson the long-term answer instead of Sheldon Richardson?

The New York Jets have had a very interesting offseason as it pertains to their defensive line. First, Muhammad Wilkerson entered the offseason seeking a long-term contract extension which may or may have not led to the Jets drafting USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams in the NFL Draft. Then Wilkerson skipped voluntary OTAs and spent time flirting with the possibility of skipping...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Could Shift Focus To New Deal For Muhammad Wilkerson Following Sheldon Richardson’s Suspension

According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, the fallout from DE Sheldon Richardson‘s recent four-game suspension could shift the Jets’ focus to a contract extension for Muhammad Wilkerson.  Cole reports that the team was planning to lock up Richardson prior to his recent suspension. On top of that, there are concerns about Richardson’s long-term contract demands...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

How Sheldon Richardson's Suspension Affects Every Jets' Position Group

By now, everybody has certainly heard about Sheldon Richardson’s four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. Everybody has also heard about how drafting Leonard Williams sixth overall has been further justified – like it somehow wasn’t already – and how Muhammad Wilkerson now has some extra leverage in long-term contract discussions. While all of...
Via Pro Football Spot
22 days ago  |  Discuss

No Huddle – Say It Ain’t So Sheldon 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 and Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook. Sheldon Smokes Out His Own September The Sheldon Richardson four game suspension for smoking weed is a nuisance. Nothing more. It’s no devastating year ending or career threatening...
Via Turn On The Jets
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson's Suspension is a Reality Check

In reality, the Jets can survive Sheldon Richardson’s four game substance abuse suspension. They have one of the deepest defensive lines in football, and they only play one playoff team in their first four games. However, off the field, Richardson’s suspension represents a bigger problem surrounding the defensive line. Muhammad Wilkerson’s potential contract extension has been...
Via Pro Football Spot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Jets, Panthers & Seahawks

Jets Daryl Slater of the Newark Star-Ledger expects first-round rookie DL Leonard Williams to gain “a lot” of playing time through the first four weeks of the season, due to the four-game suspension for substance abuse that DL Sheldon Richardson is set to serve. Regardless of this suspension, Slater writes that there is “zero” chance ...The post NFL Notes: Jets, Panthers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Expected Impact of Sheldon Richardson Suspension on New York Jets

News dropped yesterday that Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson had been suspended four games for the use of Marijuana. This is big news and a huge hit to the Jets because Richardson is not only one of the Jets best players, but he is one of the best defensive lineman in the entire game. The former Pro Bowler was set to be one of the starting DE’s on a Jets defensive line that...
Via Pro Football Spot
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Sheldon Richardson suspended for games for substance abuse

The news is not good for New York Jets fans today.  Their former Defensive Rookie of the Year has been suspended. As first reported on NFL.com, Sheldon Richardson, star defensive lineman for the Jets, has been suspended for the first four games of the 2015 season for substance abuse. Reportedly, he tested positive for marijuana.  Here is the statement from the league (Jets’...
Via EndZoneScore
26 days ago  |  Discuss

DL Sheldon Richardson suspended 4 games for PED violation

Another bites the dust on Thursday, as the NFL has suspended New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson violating the league's substance-abuse policy, the league announced. Richardson released a statement after the announcement: “I apologize for letting down my family, teammates, this organization and the fans," Richardson said, per Fox Sports. "However, words aren...
Via 60 Max Power O
26 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates suspended 4 games

Apparently, Tom Brady isn’t the only player in the NFL trying to gain an edge these days. Earlier today, it was reported that New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson was suspended 4 games for violating the leagues substance abuse policy. Then it was the Dallas Cowboys Rolando McClain being suspended. Now add another Pro Bowler to the mix of suspensions: San Diego Chargers...
Via EndZoneScore
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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