New York Jets NFL Draft Deep Dive – The Quincy Wilson Trade

Dan Essien discusses how Quincy Wilson ended up with the New York Jets and Wilson’s opportunity to rebuild his career…

The New York Jets traded a 6th round pick to the Indianapolis Colts for cornerback Quincy Wilson during the 2020 NFL Draft. The Jets landed Wilson to continue an in-depth overhaul of a cornerbacks unit that was starved for talent in 2019. Wilson’s journey in the NFL has been a roller coaster and comes to the Jets hoping for a shot to finally prove himself.


New York Jets NFL Draft Deep Dive – Mekhi Becton

Dan Essien with a deep dive into the strengths and weaknesses of New York Jets offensive tackle, Mekhi Becton.

The New York Jets selected Mehki Becton in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft as they’ve continued to make efforts to completely turn around the fortunes of their offensive line after last year’s debacle. Becton steps in immediately as the most talented player in the O-Line room. Let’s take a deep dive looking at Becton’s strengths and weaknesses from his time at Louisville.


Initial Reaction – New York Jets Draft P Braden Mann

Dan Essien with an initial reaction to the New York Jets selecting Texas A&M punter Braden Mann in the 6th round

The New York Jets selected punter Braden Mann from Texas A&M with the 191st pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. The Jets finished off day three by adding a new starting punter on special teams. Mann replaces Lachlan Edwards who punted for the Jets the last four seasons.


NFL Draft 2020 – New York Jets Day Three Preview

Dan Essien with a day three preview for the New York Jets in the 2020 NFL Draft

The New York Jets were quite busy on day two. After two trades, they now enter day 3 with 6 picks remaining at 120, 125, 129, 158, 191, and 211. After a day two group that started with an expected target in WR Denzel Mims and ended with two interesting directions with S Ashtyn Davis, and EDGE Jabari Zuniga, it’ll be interesting to see what positions the Jets plan to use their remaining shots on. Here are some thoughts on what the Jets strategy could be.


Initial Reaction – New York Jets Select S Ashtyn Davis

Dan Essien with initial reaction to the New York Jets selecting California safety Ashtyn Davis in the 3rd round

In what’s really their first surprise pick of the 2020 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected S Ashtyn Davis from California with the 68th overall pick. Davis is the first defensive pick of the draft for the Jets and was expected by many to go in the second round. The question now is: where does he play in Gregg Williams defense?


NFL Draft 2020: Round by Round Positional Guide

Dan Essien with a round by round positional guide for the New York Jets in the 2020 NFL Draft.

The Jets come into the 2020 NFL Draft with plenty of questions at vital positions. They could leave the draft with some promising answers but it will take a sound plan, discipline, and a little bit of good fortune. To dissect potential avenues, we’ll look at each draft pick and identify what positions they should target. We’ll also list who I consider the best 5 prospect fits likely be available at each one of those picks and then summarize the best strategy.


The NFL 2020 Coaching Shortlist

Dan Essien goes through a shortlist of coaching candidates available next season for teams with sense.

The New York Jets decided to declare that head coach Adam Gase will return in next season. They did so in the middle of a dreadful season with basically no benefit. But that guarantee won’t stop this work. Let’s go through a shortlist of some of the best candidates out there for head coach, offensive coordinator, and defensive coordinator. Perhaps some of these candidates can change plans set it in stone.


New York Jets – Wait and See…For What?

Dan Essien addresses the myriad of excuses around Adam Gase’s performance this year for the New York Jets…

The New York Jets are in a tough spot right now as an organization. They were supposed to be competitive this season after their most important offseason in decades. They’ve been almost the complete opposite under head coach Adam Gase. There have been many excuses for their poor start but those excuses often don’t paint the whole picture. Let’s discuss why there may not be much of reason to use the “wait and see” approach this time.


TOJ Let’s Get Weird, Week 8 – Jets vs. Jaguars

Dan Essien With His Weekly Let’s Get Weird For Jets/Jaguars…

The New York Jets enter week 8 looking to rebound after getting stomped out by the Patriots last Monday night. This week they face off against the Jacksonville Jaguars. As always, let’s preview this matchup with storylines, stats, and predictions on this week’s Let’s Get Weird.

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