The bye week is the perfect opportunity for Jets fans to cleanse themselves of yet another disappointing start to the season. It’s also the best time to look ahead to the future and see the talent that might call One Jets Drive home by this time next year.
Tight end Zach Ertz is off the trade market after the Eagles dealt him to the Cardinals for a fifth-round pick and cornerback Tay Gowan. Ertz was pegged as a fit for the Jets before the season, but the deal that eventually unfolded for the veteran never would have made sense for New York.
The Jets are a young defensive team with few top-tier veterans. Therefore, it shouldn’t be too surprising to see a lot of inexperienced players at the top of the Jets’ defensive snap share leaderboard.
Last spring, the Jets didn't pick a defensive player in the draft until the fifth round. In this mock draft, New York selected four defenders within the first three rounds, adding an offensive lineman in that span as well.
How has the New York Jets’ performance over the first five weeks affected a fateful draft? ESM investigates. Football fans and analysts alike will find any excuse to make a mock draft, no matter how soon or how far away the legitimate selection meeting is.
With five games played and the Jets are on their bye week, it’s time to look at some snap counts. Let’s start with the offense. Five Jets have played every single offensive snap for Gang Green through the first five games of the season, headlined by rookie quarterback Zach Wilson and offensive linemen.
Keyshawn Johnson didn’t seem too surprised by the controversy swirling around Jon Gruden. The former Raiders coach resigned Monday after a litany of leaked emails revealed Gruden made racist, misogynistic, homophobic and overall bigoted remarks.
The last thing the New York Jets need is a distraction, but the new offensive era could use an established top option at receiver. Odell Beckham Jr.’s time working with the resurrection of one downtrodden franchise could be coming to an end.
With the New York Jets off this week, ESM’s experts in green grade the season to date and showcase their picks for the rest of the league. Geoff Magliocchetti The New York Jets have come to their annual bye week…the bye week is favored by a field goal.
It's safe to say the Chris Herndon trade has worked out in the Jets' favor. New York sent their embattled tight end (and a sixth-round pick) to the Vikings just before the regular season began in exchange for a fourth-rounder.
Coming out of training camp, Elijah Moore was destined for a breakout season. Players and coaches routinely praised the wideout's abilities and work ethic, fans drafted the stud in fantasy football and Moore spoke confidently about his transition to the next level. The expectation for the second-round pick was nothing short of greatness.
The New York Jets agreed to terms with John Franklin-Myers on a massive contract extension this week, and the defensive end shared a great moment with the media on Friday while discussing how much the new deal means to him.