New York Jets – Key Dates of the Summer

Clayton Smarslok runs down the key dates to look out for in New York Jets training camp…

There are just about six weeks between the end of minicamp and when the rookies check in for training camp. During this time the players are studying their playbooks, training and getting some vacations in before it’s go time. With rookies checking in next week, football season is literally right around the corner.

Much will happen before the Jets face off against the Detroit Lions in their Week 1 matchup. There are cuts, preseason games, joint practices, etc. So let’s take a look at each key date this summer and what to expect on each.

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“Know Your Foe” Sneak Preview: 8 Minutes of Intel Second Half Edition

In this special sneak preview of “Know Your Foe,” a brand new podcast coming to Turn on the Jets Digital in August, host Michael Nania gives you eight minutes worth of outstanding intel on the opponents on the second half of the Jets’ 2018 schedule!

“Play Like A Jet” presents a special sneak preview of the “Know Your Foe” podcast with Michael Nania! Check out the audio below.

In this special sneak preview of “Know Your Foe,” a brand new podcast coming to Turn on the Jets Digital in August, host Michael Nania gives you eight minutes worth of outstanding intel on the opponents on the second half of the Jets’ 2018 schedule!

Play Like A Jet and Know Your Foe are both part of the Turn On The Jets Digital Podcast network……

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New York Jets Coaching Staff Breakdown – Defensive Edition

Clayton Smarslok breaks down the New York Jets defensive coaching staff

The 2018 season will be a very critical year as both Todd Bowles and Mike Maccagnan enter their fourth season at the helm. Since they were hired in 2015 there have been changes within the coaching staff at many positions on offense, defense and special teams. With a couple new hires for the upcoming season, it will be fascinating to see who makes up the New York Jets coaching staff.

After going into detail for all of the offensive coaches last week, I am now going to dive into the defensive side of the ball. The defensive staff coached the unit to the 22nd ranked scoring defense and 25th ranking in yards allowed. These coaches are all returning from last year so there aren’t major changes but it does mean another year for these players to learn under their tutelage. Let’s take a look at who will help improve this unit for the 2018 season.

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Episode 107 – The Road to Sam Darnold with Albert Breer (Part 3)

Scott Mason interviews SI and MMQB Senior Reporter Albert Breer on his incredible investigative piece chronicling the Road to Sam Darnold (part 3). We continue the three year timeline that led to the Jets’ acquisition of the former USC QB this past April as Albert discusses the team’s plan to go all in for a QB in the 2018 draft and who was behind it, explains whether or not the Jets were actually trying to tank, describes Mike Maccagnan’s first trips to the west coast to see Darnold during the 2017 season and more! Plus, Scott and John finally reveal the legend of the NY airwaves who will be joining the TOJ Digital lineup and you won’t believe who it is!

Episode 107 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews SI and MMQB Senior Reporter Albert Breer on his incredible investigative piece chronicling the Road to Sam Darnold (part 3).

We continue the three year timeline that led to the Jets’ acquisition of the former USC QB this past April as Albert discusses the team’s plan to go all in for a QB in the 2018 draft and who was behind it, explains whether or not the Jets were actually trying to tank, describes Mike Maccagnan’s first trips to the west coast to see Darnold during the 2017 season and more!

Plus, Scott and John finally reveal the legend of the NY airwaves who will be joining the TOJ Digital lineup and you won’t believe who it is!

Play Like A Jet is part of the Turn On The Jets Digital Podcast network…

 

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“Know Your Foe” Podcast Sneak Preview: 8 Minutes of Intel

In this special sneak preview of “Know Your Foe,” a brand new podcast coming to Turn on the Jets Digital in August, host Michael Nania gives you eight minutes worth of outstanding intel on the opponents on the first half of the Jets’ 2018 schedule!

“Play Like A Jet” presents a special sneak preview of the “Know Your Foe” podcast with Michael Nania! Check out the audio below.

In this special sneak preview of “Know Your Foe,” a brand new podcast coming to Turn on the Jets Digital in August, host Michael Nania gives you eight minutes worth of outstanding intel on the opponents on the first half of the Jets’ 2018 schedule!

Play Like A Jet and Know Your Foe are both part of the Turn On The Jets Digital Podcast network……

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New York Jets Coaching Staff Breakdown – Offensive Edition

Clayton Smarslok with an overview of the New York Jets offensive coaching staff heading into 2018

The 2018 season will be a very critical year as both Todd Bowles and Mike Maccagnan enter their fourth season at the helm. Since they were hired in 2015 there have been changes within the coaching staff at many positions on offense, defense and special teams. With a couple new hires for the upcoming season, it will be fascinating to see who makes up the New York Jets coaching staff.

Over my next few articles I will dive into all three facets of the game, starting on the offensive side of the ball. The offensive staff only has one new hire but one key departure at the most vitol position. With this being said, who is apart of the staff that plans to improve this offense from the 28th ranked unit?

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Jets Know Your Foe Podcast Preview – Scouting the Detroit Lions’ Offseason

Michael Nania continues his “Know Your Foe” podcast with a look at the Detroit Lions 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.

Buck The Trend, Episode 7 – NFC South Stock Report

New BTT Podcast: Dan Essien previews the NFC South with a “Stock Report” in episode 7…

Buck The Trend episode 7 previews the 2018 NFL season with a closer look at the NFC South in this week’s “Stock Report.” This is easily one of the most competitive divisions in the NFL and there are tons of storylines to follow. As usual, we look at which direction each team is trending in and give a prediction on how the division will turn out at the end of the season. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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Stick To The Jets, Episode 27 – Defensive Back Guru, Eric Crocker

New STJ Podcast: Connor Rogers talks with defensive back guru Eric Crocker…

Connor Rogers talks with defensive back guru Eric Crocker on the New York Jets defensive backfield and how the addition of CB Trumaine Johnson can help remake and improve the unit…

Make sure to subscribe to Stick To The Jets here on iTunes!

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New York Jets – Breaking Down the Backfield Depth

Clayton Smarslok breaks down the New York Jets battle for roster spots at running back

The NFL is long past the days of every team needing an every down back. Excluding a few teams, we are now and have been in the running back by committee era for a few years now. The last time the Jets didn’t go by this was when Thomas Jones was carrying the rock back in 2009, shortly after Curtis Martin held down the position for nearly a decade. However, that’s not to say they haven’t had a successful running game since then. Finishing in the top 12 in rushing in six of the eight seasons, with three of those being in the top six.

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