New York Jets – What Are The Defensive Line Roles In 2018?

Connor Rogers breaks down the projected roles on the New York Jets defensive line in 2018…

While all of the talk has centered around free agent additions and drafting a quarterback third overall, the Jets have quietly made a significant effort to revamp their defensive line this offseason.

After re-signing Mike Pennel, drafting two from the 2018 class and using another pick to trade for Henry Anderson, this is a unit that will look a bit different going forward.

What roles will each player take on? Will it be an upgrade from 2017? Let’s break it all down.


New York Jets – Raising Leonard Williams’ Expectations

Daniel Essien breaks down reasonable expectations for New York Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams in 2018..

New York Jets 2015 1st round selection Leonard Williams has had a mostly positive tenure with the team so far. However, there has been discussion regarding Williams’ production the last few seasons. It’s arguable that he hasn’t played up to the standards of his 6th overall selection. Let’s examine how his play stacks up to his peers and why this year is the time for him to take the next step.


Initial Reaction, NFL Draft 2018 – New York Jets Select CB Parry Nickerson

The Jets selected Tulane CB Parry Nickerson 179th overall. Daniel Essien gives his initial reaction to the pick.

The New York Jets selected Tulane Cornerback Parry Nickerson with the 179th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Here’s an initial reaction to the pick.

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TOJ New York Jets Film Breakdown – Marcus Maye

David Aitken breaks down the film on New York Jets rookie safety Marcus Maye through 10 games…

David Aitken breaks down the film on New York Jets rookie safety Marcus Maye’s season to date. Find more breakdowns here


TOJ New York Jets Film Room – Darron Lee, Week 9 (Follow Up)

Daniel Essien with a week 9 film breakdown of Darron Lee against Buffalo…

In the previous Darron Lee film room from earlier this year, we stated that Lee needs to use his uncommon athleticism to make more impact plays. The last three weeks he has done just that. In this film room we’ll focus on his performance against the Bills in week 9 and the noticeable improvements he has made.


TOJ New York Jets Film Room Breakdown – Five Things From Week Three

David Aitken breaks down the film on Robby Anderson, Demario Davis, Brandon Shell, and Jamal Adams from the New York Jets week 3 win over the Miami Dolphins…

David Aitken looks at Robby Anderson’s current level, concerns on the offensive line, the status of Game of Tanks and Jamal Adams…  (more…)

TOJ New York Jets Film Room Breakdown – Five Things From Week One

David Aitken breaks down the film on the New York Jets offensive line, John Morton’s playcalling, Jordan Jenkins and more…

After digesting the Jets’ Week 1 performance, here are David Aitken‘s five takeaways…


TOJ New York Jets Film Room Breakdown – Josh Martin, Week 1 (vs. Buffalo)

Dan Essien with a film room breakdown of New York Jets OLB Josh Martin’s week 1 performance against the Bills

One of the bright spots early on for the New York Jets this season has been OLB Josh Martin. He’s taken advantage of a positional coaching change, with the Jets hiring Kevin Greene, and used that opportunity to show he can contribute significantly with the starting defense. Martin shined throughout preseason and continued his impressive play in week 1 against the Bills. Here we’ll take a look at a few plays from him and how some reflect on the rest of the defense.


New York Jets Film Room – Sheldon Richardson (Preseason Summary)

Dan Essien with a film room breakdown of New York Jets DE Sheldon Richardson this preseason through three weeks

Sheldon Richardson added a third consecutive week of impressive preseason play on Sunday. That’s good news for both the Jets and him personally as he looks to be in top form entering a contract year. Richardson is really raising his value in the market either by trade for the Jets or in free agency. We all know there are few things more terrifying for opponents than a motivated and focused Sheldon Richardson. Let’s take a look at how he has dominated so far against the run and pass respectively.


New York Jets Training Camp Preview: Linebackers

David Aitken previews the New York Jets linebackers heading into training camp…

David Aitken continues his training camp of the 2017 New York Jets with a look at the linebackers. Here is the earlier piece looking at the defensive line…