New York Jets – Breaking Down the Depth at Cornerback

It only took four offseasons but Todd Bowles finally has what he wants at the cornerback position. It is known he likes his corners to be physical and has the ability play press at the line of scrimmage, which is something the team has lacked for a couple years now. On the outside they have Morris Claiborne coming back on his second consecutive one year deal hoping to prove he is the same player he was for the first half of the 2017 season. Now Claiborne comes in as the #2 on the depth chart rather than the top dog after Maccagnan went out and spent the big bucks to bring Trumaine Johnson over from Los Angeles. Johnson inked a 5 year 72.5 million dollar deal with 45 million guaranteed in March to join this up and coming defense. Having these two long, physical corners on the outside and Buster Skrine as the nickel back will finally allow Bowles to do what he has wanted to do this whole time.

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Episode 6, Buck The Trend – The Perfect Tight End F/ Joe Malfa

Tight end is a position that varied in importance and in usage over the years. Joe Malfa joins the pod to help breakdown how the recent wave of tight ends in college and the NFL are actually combining the best of what the position can offer. Also, Dan gives a variety of non-football takes because its June and football is on vacation. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a review!

Tight end is a position that varied in importance and in usage over the years. Joe Malfa joins the pod to help breakdown how the recent wave of tight ends in college and the NFL are actually combining the best of what the position can offer. Also, Dan gives a variety of non-football takes because its June and football is on vacation. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a review!

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Episode 104 – New York Jets CB Ray Mickens on the 1998 Season (Part 7)

Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets cornerback Ray Mickens on the 1998 season (part 7). This one is all about the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos as Ray talks all about his memories of the game! Plus, Ray shares the story of how his anticipated exit from the Jets at the end of the season never ended up happening and why he wound up staying with the team instead.

Episode 104 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets cornerback Ray Mickens on the 1998 season (part 7). 

This one is all about the AFC Championship game against the Denver Broncos as Ray talks all about his memories of the game!

Plus, Ray shares the story of how his anticipated exit from the Jets at the end of the season never ended up happening and why he wound up staying with the team instead.

 

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Jets Know Your Foe Podcast Preview – Scouting the Houston Texans’ Offseason

Michael Nania continues his Know Your Foe series with a breakdown of the Houston Texans offseason…

Coming this regular season, I will be hosting a weekly podcast centered around the dissection of the New York Jets’ opponent each week; featuring guests from the opposing perspective, in-depth looks into opposing teams’ strengths and weaknesses on film, compelling statistical nuggets, matchups to watch out for, and plenty more! To preview the show, each week leading up to the season I’ll recap the offseason of one of the Jets’ opponents; this week, we look at the Houston Texans.

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Author: Michael Nania

You can follow me on Twitter @Michael_Nania. I'll be hosting the weekly Jets opponent preview podcast, Know Your Foe, starting with the 2018 regular season. I've been writing for Turn On The Jets since January 2018, and you can also check out more of my work on the Jets over at Gang Green Nation.

New York Jets – Breaking Down The Defensive End Battle

Clayton Smarslok breaks down the New York Jets positional battle at defensive end

What has long been the premium position for the New York Jets, the defensive end spot has quietly lost some talent over the last couple of years. In 2015 the Jets were flushed with goods to say the least. Muhammed Wilkerson was having a career year, Sheldon Richardson was as versatile as it got for a man his size and Leonard Williams the sixth overall pick and arguably the best player in the 2015 draft. Not to mention they had one of the best nose tackles in the game with Damon “Snacks” Harrison as well. It’s unfortunate they weren’t able to win when those guys were on the roster but now we have a whole new cast of characters to take a look at, outside of Leo of course.

While this was a very busy offseason for the Jets, no position had more changes than defensive end. During the free agency period they released Wilkerson after not living up to the enormous contract hesigned following the 2015 season. The next move actually wasn’t until the draft. Draft weekend came along where they brought in three new guys; two rookies in Nathan Shephard and Foley Fatukasi as well as the 4th year man Henry Anderson who they acquired in a trade with Indianapolis. Those three will be fighting with Xavier Cooper for the remaining 3 spots at the position. With all of these guys in the mix, which one will come out on top?

ICYMI 

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Episode 103 – New York Jets CB Ray Mickens on the 1998 Season (Part 6)

Ray talks about the Jets clinching their first division title in 30 years, sweeping the Dolphins, Bills, and Pats, the electricity of the home playoff crowd at the Meadowlands, and more! Plus, Ray shares his memories of games 15 and 16 against Buffalo and New England as well as the Jets first playoff game in 7 years against the Jacksonville Jaguars!

Episode 103 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former New York Jets cornerback Ray Mickens on the 1998 season (part 6).  Ray talks about the Jets clinching their first division title in 30 years, sweeping the Dolphins, Bills, and Pats, the electricity of the home playoff crowd at the Meadowlands, and more!

Plus, Ray shares his memories of games 15 and 16 against Buffalo and New England as well as the Jets first playoff game in 7 years against the Jacksonville Jaguars!

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Episode 101 – Mini Camp Day #3 Review with Darryl Slater

Scott Mason talks to Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media to recap day #3 of NY Jets mini camp action. Darryl talks about his overall takeaways from the QBs, as well as the QB depth chart, a ridiculous quote by Stump Mitchell, Hack visiting the Pats, & more!

Episode 101 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media to recap day #3 of NY Jets mini camp action.

Darryl talks about his overall takeaways from the QBs, as well as the QB depth chart, a ridiculous quote by Stump Mitchell, Hack visiting the Pats, & more!

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New York Jets – Biggest Takeaways From Minicamp

Connor Rogers with observations on New York Jets minicamp…

The New York Jets 2018 minicamp is officially in the books after weeks of OTAs where much of the team was in attendance. Minicamp is an ideal time for the staff to begin install, get an eye on the rookies for potential mechanical fixes and most importantly for the quarterbacks to build chemistry with their targets.

With plenty of media on hand this week, what are the most vital things to keep an eye on heading into training camp as well as the biggest takeaways? Let’s break it down.

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Episode 100 – Mini Camp Day #2 Review with Darryl Slater

Scott Mason talks to Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media to recap day #2 of NY Jets mini camp action. Darryl talks about Darryl talks about the outstanding performance by Darnold, Bridgewater’s rough day, penalties, verbal warfare, & more!

Episode 100 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Darryl Slater of NJ Advance Media to recap day #2 of NY Jets mini camp action.

Darryl talks about Darryl talks about the outstanding performance by Darnold, Bridgewater’s rough day, penalties, verbal warfare, & more!

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Episode 28 – What Does The Future Hold For Recent Draft Picks?

Dalbin Osorio and Joe Malfa are back for a brand new episode of the Draft SZN Podcast! This week they discuss what the future may hold for some of the Jets’ recent draft picks.

Dalbin Osorio and Joe Malfa are back for a brand new episode of the Draft SZN Podcast! This week they discuss what the future may hold for some of the Jets’ recent draft picks.

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Author: Dalbin Osorio

Dalbin Osorio is a Case Planner for Graham-Windham, New York's oldest child welfare agency. He is, also, a student at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Dalbin graduated from Monroe College with a degree in Business Administration. A 3 sport utility man in high school (think a mix of Jerome WIlliams, Brad Smith, and Jayson Nix), he joined TOJ in 2013.