New York Jets UK Chronicles – Too Little Too Late

Dave Balcombe with a Jets UK Chronicles wrapping up a New York Jets season that was too little, too late

Was this New York Jets season potentially important to this team’s development and should this season really be considered a failure?

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New York Jets UK Chronicles – Beat The Pats

Dave Balcombe with a Jets UK Chronicles looking at the importance of this Sunday’s match-up for the Jets against the Patriots

Under Saturday’s prime-time lights the New York Jets defeated those Dallas Cowboys in an important win to go 9-5 and continue their wildcard run on the road to the playoffs. The only problem is a very familiar hurdle stands in their way…

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New York Jets UK Chronicles – Escaping Mediocrity

Dave Balcombe with a New York Jets UK Chronicles on

After the Jets lost to Houston, large question marks were raised on whether this Jets team could perform when the going got tough…Can they now compete for one of the two wildcard spots in the AFC? Yes. Yes they damn should.

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New York Jets UK Chronicles – Reality Check

Dave Balcombe with a New York Jets UK Chronicles on the Jets quickly disappointing season

Sunday saw the New York Jets surrender almost willingly to the Houston Texans’ recent run of form and leave their overall record at a less than impressive 5-5. Earlier Jets performances and fun filled games the fans witnessed are almost a thing of the past and with near enough one third of the season left, things are now serious. The Jets are still in the hunt for a AFC wildcard space, but with two losses on the bounce, do they need a reality check?

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New York Jets UK Chronicles – Decker’s Big Year

Dave Balcombe with a New York Jets UK Chronicles focusing on the production of Eric Decker in 2015

As week 1 kicked off, things were more optimistic regarding the New York Jets offensive effectiveness in red zone situations. The performances in the year prior were woeful. Now moving the chains with Chan Gailey’s offence, Eric Decker is proving his worth and showing he is far from a ‘product of Peyton Manning’ and Denver offences, but a true talent in his own right.

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Jets UK Chronicles – Same Old Jets? No, That’s Football

After an admittedly shocking performance against the Raiders, is it fair to say these are the ‘Same Old Jets?’, Nikki Charlesworth argues it’s not..

The Jets loss last week was amplified by it’s nature; play not befitting a team with one of the highest ranked defenses in the league. It was sloppy and embarrassing and such performances going forward would certainly result in the demise of what has been a promising season so far. However, the conspiracy theories and complaints of the ‘same old Jets’, as a number of fans and analysts sighed, seem premature and smack of defeatism. Beyond the obviously glaring issues which the team are clearly aware of (you couldn’t really miss them), the situation the Jets faced this week is less ‘same old Jets’ , but more ‘same old NFL’.

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Jets UK Chronicles – On To The Next One

Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth take a look at the Oakland Raiders and the potential challenges they face

After the loss to the Patriots the New York Jets will have to wait another week before they can attempt to surpass last year’s overall total in wins. Last week’s game was your typical Jets-Patriots showdown and like most, it did end in a Jets loss. Fortunately, Bowles’ newly installed mantras has aided this team to keep their head’s up, focused, looking on to what’s more important, the next game and putting this loss behind them.

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Jets UK Chronicles – Play for 60 Minutes

Jets UK Chronicles: With the Patriots on the schedule for week 7, the Jets need to play well for the full 60 minutes

The Jets are currently in a position that is surprising many analysts and fans. Although we expected the defensive success, the 4-1 record, ranking first for rushing and as high as fifth in some power rankings is probably beyond what we sensibly predicted preseason. That’s not to say things are perfect and against a more challenging opponent in the Patriots, one particular weakness from week 6 will needs to be addressed: playing well from start to finish.

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Jets UK Chronicles – London Town Celebration

Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth on the Jets week 4 win in London and some of their favoured and least favoured experiences from being there personally

The Jets trip to London in week four was a special one and will have it’s place in NFL history. The potential jeopardy behind playing a divisional game outside of the US was quickly forgotten amongst the celebrations and memories made over the course of the weekend. This game marked another success for the International Series, but most of all and fortunately for the Jets another important win, making the trip and extensive procedures taken all worth the effort.

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Jets UK Chronicles – Week 4 – Jets Land in London

Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth provide their takeaways from Jets’ first training session since touching down in London…

It took the New York Jets just 5.5 hours (thanks to a fortuitous tailwind) to get from NYC to London. To get to Jets practise in West London it took us four hours, several tubes, trains and taxis to travel approximately 20 miles. But make it they, and we did, so here are our takeaways from the Jets first day in London.

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