New York Jets Film Room – Defensive Flashes

Joe Caporoso with a film room breakdown of the New York Jets defense this preseason through two weeks

Despite an ugly first two games on offense, the New York Jets have shown encouraging signs on the defensive side of the football. Through two weeks, they have only allowed 19 points and one touchdown, while also recording 11 sacks and 3 turnovers. Considering this is a young unit with new starters all over the place outside of the defensive line, there is legitimate reason for optimism thus far. Let’s take a closer look at the tape…

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions Review Edition

The TOJ Roundtable discusses what they are most and least encouraged by from the New York Jets second preseason game against the Detroit Lions

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below!

What were most and least encouraged by in the New York Jets preseason game against the Detroit Lions? 

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Author: Dalbin Osorio

Dalbin Osorio is a Case Planner for Graham-Windham, New York's oldest child welfare agency. He is, also, a student at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Dalbin graduated from Monroe College with a degree in Business Administration. A 3 sport utility man in high school (think a mix of Jerome WIlliams, Brad Smith, and Jayson Nix), he joined TOJ in 2013.

New York Jets Film Room – Christian Hackenberg vs. Lions

Joe Caporoso breaks down the film on Christian Hackenberg against the Detroit Lions…

Christian Hackenberg had a somewhat encouraging preseason debut against the Tennessee Titans, earning him the opportunity to make his first career start agains the Detroit Lions this past week. The results were…not pretty. Shield your eyes and let’s dive into these statistics and tape:

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

Dead Money: Other Team’s Players Counting Against New York Jets Cap

Michael McLaughlin on former New York Jets who are still counting against the team’s salary cap…

What do Darrelle Revis, Ryan Fitzpatrick and Eric Decker all have in common? They’re three of the nine former Jets who are still counting against the team’s salary cap.

In economic terms, the Jets have lots of sunk costs — a cost that has already been incurred and cannot be recovered. In football terms, that is dead money. Only the Ravens have more counting against their 2017 salary cap than New York ($17.6 million).

That generally means an organization has handed out several contracts that were either too long, too expensive, or both. 

Below is review of the players who are counting as dead money against the Jets cap and where they stand with their current teams. Revis is the only one of such players who is not currently on an NFL roster. Note that this does not include players such as David Harris, who does not count as dead money according to overthecap.com.

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New York Jets Offensive Line Report Card – Jets vs. Lions

Joe Malfa grades out the New York Jets Offensive Line against the Detroit Lions

There are currently eight offensive linemen on the Jets’ roster in contention for starting roles. Joe Malfa graded their performances through two preseason games and evaluated the three job competitions.

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Initial Reaction: New York Jets Have A Long Way To Go

Ben Blessington with an initial reaction to the New York Jets 16-6 loss to the Detroit Lions

The New York Jets traveled to Detroit this week to play their second preseason game of the year, the result-much like the city-wasn’t pretty. Here’s a knee jerk reaction to Hackenberg, Petty, and everything in between.

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Author: Ben Blessington

Host of @TheJetTake, rabid New York Jets fan, Kyle Fahey's babysitter.

New York Jets Preseason Week Two: Stock Up, Stock Down…

Kyle Fahey with a stock up, stock down report on the New York Jets after their second preseason game

The Jets traveled to Ford Field to square off against the Detroit Lions in week two of the Preseason. The Jets lacked the desired offense and lost the game 16-6 after a failed second half comeback attempt with Bryce Petty at the helm.

In a bit of a shock, the Jets trotted out second year project QB, Christian Hackenberg to start the game against the Lions. This confirmed two things for the Jets, the first being that Josh McCown will be the week one starter for Gang Green. And the second being the 12th overall selection..which has already been announced as Defensive Tackle, Christian Wilkins from THE Clemson University. LET’S GO AVERAGE BABY! While all that happened… some players looked good, others looked bad. It was basically an Amy Schumer comedy special out there.

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Author: Kyle Fahey

My pad level is as low as it gets. Comedy and Jets football, so basically I specialize in one thing. Follow me @KyleFaheyNFL on Twitter and check out my Podcast @TheJetTake on Twitter, ITunes, etc.

TOJ Pick Six – Jets vs. Lions Preview

Dalbin Osorio with a TOJ Pick Six preview of Jets vs Lions

We are back with this week’s Pick Six; seeing as how Ryan Fitzpatrick continued his tradition of attempting to throw one of these a game despite being in another uniform, it seemed apropos to bring this one back as we preview the New York Jets versus the Detroit Lions. Let’s go passengers!

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Author: Dalbin Osorio

Dalbin Osorio is a Case Planner for Graham-Windham, New York's oldest child welfare agency. He is, also, a student at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Dalbin graduated from Monroe College with a degree in Business Administration. A 3 sport utility man in high school (think a mix of Jerome WIlliams, Brad Smith, and Jayson Nix), he joined TOJ in 2013.

PrimeSport Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Preseason Thoughts Edition

Joe Caporoso with a PrimeSport Turn On The Jets 12 Pack of thoughts on the New York Jets as they head into their two most important days in August…

Welcome back to another edition of the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, brought to you by PrimeSport, official sponsor of the New York Jets. Make sure you subscribe to our TOJ Podcast and our new Play Like A Jet Podcast

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

Episode 12 – Two-A-Days At Hofstra, Doug Shanahan and the 2002 Jets, Part 2

New PLAJ Podcast: Part 2 of Scott Mason’s interview with Doug Shanahan on the 2002 New York Jets

Episode 11 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason interviews former All-American safety Doug Shanahan on his bid to make the 2002 New York Jets in training camp!  Part one is right here! (more…)