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.

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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.

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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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TOJ Let’s Get Weird, Week 7 – Jets vs. Patriots

Dan Essien previewing the Jets week 7 matchup with the New England Patriots in this week’s Let’s Get Weird.

The New York Jets finally got their first win of the season and it put them in very good spirits. This week they host the New England Patriots for their second matchup of the season. Can they do the improbable once again? Let’s preview the Monday night showdown with storylines, stats, and predictions with another edition of Let’s Get Weird.

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TOJ Let’s Get Weird, Week 6 – Jets vs. Cowboys

Dan Essien gets weird with the Jets’ week 6 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys.

The New York Jets venture out once again in desperate search for their first win. This time they’ll face the Dallas Cowboys at Metlife. Will Sam Darnold’s much anticipated return result in a miraculous turnaround? Or are their issues too much for him to carry on his back? Let’s preview week 6 with storylines, stats, and predictions.

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TOJ Let’s Get Weird, Week 5 – Jets vs. Eagles

Dan Essien with this week’s Let’s Get Weird for the Jets week 5 matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles.

The New York Jets are coming out of their bye week looking for their first win of the season. Standing in their way are the Philadelphia Eagles. Let’s preview week 5 with storylines, stats, and predictions as the Jets try once again to put up a good fight.

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TOJ Let’s Get Weird, Week 3 – Jets vs. Patriots

Dan Essien gets weird with the Jets week 3 matchup with the New England Patriots.

The Jets current players and fanbase hearts are equally damaged right now as the team enters a daunting week 3 matchup with the New England Patriots. The Jets are down to their 3rd string quarterback as they to try to shock the world in Foxboro…or at least maintain respect. Here’s this week’s stats, stories, and predictions for week 3.

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Revisiting Expectations: Elite Defensive Linemen

Dan Essien revisits where Leonard Williams stacks up against his peers.

One of the most polarizing topics this season is what the Jets should do with Leonard Williams. In a contract year, there’s increasing uncertainty around his long term future. In May of 2018, I wrote about managing expectations for Leonard Williams based on three different criteria. Much has happened since then. Let’s revisit those criteria. Most importantly, let’s use stats and film to view the progress of the other lineman I suggested as a base comparison for his growth.

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TOJ Let’s Get Weird, Week 2 – Jets vs. Browns

Dan Essien previews the Jets week 2 matchup with the Cleveland Browns with Let’s Get Weird.

There’s one matchup Jets fans have been looking forward to all offseason. And now it’s had all the sting ripped out like an unruly appendix. But nonetheless, the Browns come to MetLife stadium to face-off against the Jets in week 2. Let’s preview this matchup with weird stats, storylines, and predictions.

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