New York Jets Offseason: Build the Offensive Line (For real this time)

Dan Essien examines how the Jets can build their offensive line and take a big step to becoming a contender.

As we wrap up this season of the NFL, it’s a good time to recap the lessons the Jets have to take into next season in order to be successful. One of those lessons is that they have to make a concerted effort to build their offensive line. It’s not a position group that excites the casual fan. But a strong, disciplined offensive line might be the key to the Jets future. Let’s take a look at some of the teams that found success this season and where some team’s broke down to examine how the Jets can move forward.

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New York Jets Coaching Search: Why Mike McCarthy Is Not A Prize

Dan Essien on why Mike McCarthy is not the safe hire he’s being made out to be

There seems to be growing momentum linking Mike McCarthy to the New York Jets vacant head coach position. Many are even saying he should be at the top of the Jets’ list. Let’s take a look at why that sentiment is misleading and why the Jets could do much better. (more…)

Jets Coaching Search: Traits of Success – Maximizing Potential

Dan Essien on the traits that make a successful Head Coach and why Eric Bieniemy, Matt Rhule or Kris Richard could be strong candidates

The Jets fired Todd Bowles on Sunday and are now beginning their search for a new coach to lead the team from 2019 onward. We’ve already begun to see the list of names the Jets are rumored to be interested in, take shape. Let’s take a look at some traits of successful NFL coaches in today’s game and identify which candidates fit these trait best.

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 16 – Jets vs. Packers

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 16 matchup against the Green Bay Packers with #JetsTwitter

The Jets entered week 16 coming off of a close loss to the Houston Texans. The team was hoping to get back on track with a win against the Packers, while “Tank” faction of the fanbase were hoping to have their cake and eat it with Sam Darnold playing well and the Jets still improving their draft position. Let’s go through this whirlwind game with #JetsTwitter.

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 15 – Jets vs. Texans

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 15 matchup against the Houston Texans with #JetsTwitter

The Jets were coming off a feel good win against the Bills straight into a Saturday matchup against the Houston Texans at home. With plenty of star power on the other sidelines, the Jets had their hands full in this one. Let’s go through this game with the intellectual stylings of #JetsTwitter.

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What’s Your Point – Episode #21 Featuring Guest Judge Andrew Claudio

“Play Like A Jet” presents episode #21 of your weekly NY Jets debate show “What’s Your Point?” with Dan Essien  vs Greg Armstrong This week the guys do battle on four of the hottest topics surrounding the New York Jets following their 29-22 loss to the Houston Texans at Metlife Stadium.

“Play Like A Jet” presents episode #21 of your weekly NY Jets debate show “What’s Your Point?” with Dan Essien  vs Greg Armstrong This week the guys do battle on four of the hottest topics surrounding the New York Jets following their 29-22 loss to the Houston Texans at Metlife Stadium:

  1. In the wake of his suspension, was Darron Lee a top 5 player on the Jets this season?
  2. Should Jason Myers win team MVP?
  3. How many Jets will make the Pro Bowl?
  4.  Was it worth losing the #1 pick in the 2019 draft to see Sam Darnold lead a game-winning comeback against the Bills?

You will hear the answers to these topics debated with special guest Andrew Claudio – Digital Director of the Gotham Sports Network – as the judge, jury, and executioner!

Play Like A Jet and What’s Your Point are part of the Turn on the Jets Digital podcast network…

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 14 – Jets vs. Bills

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 14 matchup against the Buffalo Bills with #JetsTwitter (BONUS: Week 10-13 recap)

The Jets had revenge on their mind heading into Buffalo for week 14. After getting stomped at home in week 10, the Jets were ready to return the favor. But before we get to that, let’s review the last three games in what was a six game losing streak to refresh your memories. Starting with that week 10 loss to the Bills. CUE THE SADNESS WATERFALL!

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 9 – Jets vs. Dolphins

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 9 matchup against the Miami Dolphins with #JetsTwitter

The Jets went into Miami with a good opportunity to turn things around against a beatable Dolphins. With rumors that Quincy Enunwa and Robby Anderson were returning to the lineup, the hope was that the Jets offense would finally do something. Maybe we were too optimistic. #JetsTwitter drags us through week 9 in the second division matchup between the Jets and Dolphins.

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New York Jets: Rebuild Reality Check

Dan Essien with a comprehensive review of the New York Jets “rebuild” and how it compares to other teams in similar situations league wide in recent years…

The New York Jets had a very hopeful offseason preceding the 2018 regular season. GM Mike Maccagnan was seemingly able to fix the Jets’ long suffered lack of a franchise quarterback when he secured Sam Darnold. Everything was gravy just a few months ago. However, we’ve reached that inevitable point in the season where Jets fans are struggling to balance long term patience with where the on the field product currently is. Here’s the thing: It should be better. However, that statement might not be for the reason you think.

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 8 – Jets vs. Bears

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 8 matchup against the Chicago Bears with #JetsTwitter

The New York Jets went into week 8 looking to get back on track after the Minnesota Vikings handed them a loss at MetLife. The Jets flew to Chicago to try to take down the Bears and get back to .500. #JetsTwitter takes us through how it unfolded on Sunday.

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