New York Jets Week 8 Report Card

Greg Armstrong with his New York Jets Week 8 Report Card…

The Jets put together their second lifeless performance of the year Sunday in Chicago, losing 24-10 to the Bears in a game where the Jets appeared to have no motivation to win. Dumb pre snap penalties, not being able to get a stop when needed and a conservative game plan doomed this team from the jump. Here is my Week 8 report card.  Continue reading “New York Jets Week 8 Report Card”

New York Jets Week 7 Report Card

Greg Armstrong with his New York Jets Week 7 report card…

It was miserable, windy day at MetLife Stadium on Sunday and it was miserable performance from Sam Darnold and co.  They were plagued by miscues and undisciplined football, similar to that of the past four years under Todd Bowles. Here’s my Week 7 report card. (more…)

Initial Reaction: New York Jets Sign WR Rishard Matthews

Greg Armstrong with his initial reaction to the Rishard Matthews signing…

The New York Jets are dipping their toe in the receiver market. Adam Schefter reported that the Jets are signing former Titans recevier Rishard Matthews. (more…)

TOJ Instant Reaction: Jets Cut WR Terrelle Pryor

Greg Armstrong with his initial reaction to the Jets cutting Terrelle Pryor…

This move really isn’t that much of a shocker. Pryor came into camp hurt and had a little spat with Todd Bowles after he revealed he had broken his foot. It was a weird season filled with injuries, no shows and touchdown catches.

Pryor had 14 catches for 235 yards and two touchdown catches with the Jets this season. Although his athletic stature matched up with anyone in the league, he routinely showed laziness running routes, missed a ton of time in the preseason because of injury and couldn’t quite shake the rhetoric of a bad locker room guy that plagued him in Washington and Cleveland.

The timing of this injury and the ensuing release isn’t great for the Jets heading into their game against the Vikings. Quincy Enunwa is out and Robby Anderson has been hobbled all week with an injury. You need all of your best weapons when going up against a team that can put points on the board in bunches like the Vikings can. This will be the first real test to see if Sam Darnold can muster up some magic on Sunday.

The Jets reportedly are willing to bring Pryor back after his injury heals (estimated two weeks) but I’m willing to bet a receiver needy team scoops him up before then.

New York Jets Week 6 Report Card

Greg Armstrong with his New York Jets Week 6 Report Card…

The Jets put up 40+ points again this season on Sunday against the Colts for the first time since I’ve been alive. It put the Jets on a two game win streak heading into their toughest home opponent yet in the Minnesota Vikings. Here’s my weekly report card for Week 6. (more…)

NFL Week 5 Wrap Up

Greg Armstrong with his week 5 NFL wrap up and week 6 NFL preview…

We’re getting into the meat of the NFL season. There won’t be many more unpredictable upsets and we start to separate the contenders from the pretenders. Week five was a weird one in the landscape of the league. Here’s what we learned. (more…)

New York Jets Week 5 Report Card

Greg Armstrong with his Jets Week 5 Report Card…

After a couple of bad performances, the Jets got back on track at home against the Broncos. It was a real complete effort from the coaching staff all the way to special teams. It was a great performance for the team and the fan base after a couple of weeks of hostility following losses. (more…)

New York Jets Week 4 Report Card

Greg Armstrong with his Week 4 New York Jets report card…

Sundays 31-12 loss in Jacksonville didn’t feature many bright spots as units. Were there some bright plays? Yes. As whole units were there bright spots? Well, not really. An awful effort from the jump from an uninspired roster and coaching staff. (more…)

NFL Week 3 – What Did We Learn?

Greg Armstrong with his NFL Week 3 takeaways…

We’re almost a quarter of the way through the season already and it’s complete madness. We’ve had players retire at halftime, guys getting flagged for making textbook tackles, teams winning outright being 17.5 point underdogs and a whole bunch more. Here are some Week 3 takeaways. (more…)

New York Jets Week 3 Report Card

Greg Armstrong with his Week 3 report card…

After two good starts for rookie Sam Darnold, he finally came back to Earth against the Browns on Thursday Night Football. But the loss wasn’t all on Darnolds shoulders. The honeymoon of the Monday night win is all gone. Here’s my Week 3 report card. (more…)