Super Fast Friday: Jets vs. Steelers

Dan Marcus goes Super Fast Friday to get you ready for Jets vs. Steelers

After what was wake-up call to the nation, that this team is not some bottom-feeding push-over, the Jets return home to take on the 0-4 Steelers, looking to set up a match-up for first place in the AFC East when the Patriots come to town this week. Oh and the Giants are 0-6, so there’s that. A lot has happened so here’s everything you need to know heading into Sunday’ s game:

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Turn On The Jets Podcast, Week 6 – TJ Rosenthal & Chris Lopresti

Week 6 of the Turn On The Jets Podcast previewing Jets vs. Steelers and featuring TJ Rosenthal and Chris Lopresti

Check out the week 6 edition of the Turn On The Jets Podcast. We talk with TJ Rosenthal of The Jet Report and Turn On The Jets along with Chris Lopresti of WFAN, previewing Jets vs. Steelers and reviewing the Jets thrilling win over the Falcons.

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TOJ Stock Watch: New York Jets vs. Steelers Edition

TOJ Buying and selling all things New York Jets as they get ready to face the Pittsburgh Steelers

As we all know by now, the Jets sit at 3-2 after five weeks and are hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers this week in what is shaping up as a huge game. The Steelers may be winless, but they’re coming off a bye and are still a scary foe. If the Jets win, they could be playing the Patriots the following week with first place in the division on the line, which is still a little bit surreal to even think about. But let’s not look past the Steelers in what should definitely be a tight game and a great test for Geno Smith and his Jets. Let’s go ahead and do some buying and selling… Continue reading “TOJ Stock Watch: New York Jets vs. Steelers Edition”

Why The New York Jets Should Consider Trading Kenrick Ellis

With Damon Harrison playing so surprisingly well, the Jets may have some excellent trade value in Kenrick Ellis.

Value is such a wonderful thing, but it complicates a lot of situations when it comes to the NFL and NFL Draft.  What can you get, what can you give, and how high is the risk? One proposal that I’ve been pondering lately has actually made sense to me more and more is the idea of John Idzik trading Kenrick Ellis.

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Turn On The Jets Roundtable – New York Jets Running Backs Edition

The TOJ staff debates how the New York Jets running back situation will shape up the rest of the season

The Turn On The Jets Roundtable is back to debate issues surrounding the New York Jets. Make sure to give all of the writers a follow on Twitter and if there is a question you want to see us debate, leave it in the comment section! 

How do you see the New York Jets backfield shaping up the rest of the season, now that Chris Ivory, Mike Goodson and Bilal Powell are all back and healthy?

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Throwback Thursday: Jets vs. Steelers – December 14, 2003

Chris Celletti goes Throwback Thursday on Jets/Steelers, looking back at a 2003 showdown

Throwback Thursday is a feature at Turn On The Jets, where we take a stroll down Jets Memory Lane and reminisce about past great Jets games against the upcoming week’s opponent. (Word to be taken with an enormous grain of salt: “great”)

Let’s mix it up a bit. Things are good in JetLand right now. Why rain on the parade? Miserable, Francesa-calling Giants fans are already doing that, but let’s leave that to them and keep the positive vibes going here. When we look back at Jets-Steelers history, there is plenty of bad to choose from. The Steelers lead the all-time series 16-4, including playoffs. Out of the four Jets wins, only one of them only one was really important or impressive, during the 2010 regular season up in Heinz Field. But that’s not the one we’re going to concentrate on. This is, after all, TOJ Throwback Thursday.

Instead, let’s go back to Giants Stadium in December of 2003.

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New York Jets Defensive Line Grade Sheet: Week 5

Another week, another dominant performance from the Jets defensive line. The Jets took on an Atlanta offensive line that has had some injuries and serious struggles this season. On Monday night, on a prime time stage, the big men up front exposed that weakness, limiting quarterback Matt Ryan’s time in the pocket, along with the Falcon’s run game as a whole. Continue reading “New York Jets Defensive Line Grade Sheet: Week 5”

TOJ – New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 5)

Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio grades the New York Jets running backs after their Monday night game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Grading Scale

I grade each play on a 1 to 5 scale. Loss of yardage is rated a 0, no gain is rated a 1, a gain of 1-3 yards is rated a 2, gains of 4-6 are rated a 3, gains of 7-9 yards or are rated a 4, and gains of 10+ yards are rated a 5. TDs increase your overall grade by 10 points, and fumbles decrease your score by -5. I do it like this to factor in receptions, reward positive plays accordingly, and penalize negative plays accordingly. The total from the grades of each individual play are then converted to letter grades, with As representing (50 or higher), Bs (39-49), Cs (29-39), Ds (19-29), and Fs (0-18) being given out for total performance). Performance of the offensive line and available running space is also factored in.

Running Backs: Bilal Powell, Tommy Bohanon, Chris Ivory, Mike Goodson
Total Carries: 19
Rushing Yards: 97
Yards Per Carry: 5.1
Total Touches: 21
Total Yards: 115
Yards Per Touch: 5.4
Touchdowns: 0

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New York Jets Week 5 – Linebacker Grade Sheet

After a stunning week five win in Atlanta, the Jets are beginning to turn heads in the NFL. A big reason for their surprising success has been the superb play from Rex Ryan’s defense. Team’s are struggling to develop any type of ground game against the Jets, which is also limiting their aerial attack (no development of play action). The Jets linebackers were finally tested against not only the run in week five, but also the pass. Let’s see how they did: Continue reading “New York Jets Week 5 – Linebacker Grade Sheet”

TOJ: Hey Idzik, Extend Rex Now

Coming into the 2013 season, a popular narrative around the football world was that Rex Ryan was on the hot seat and would be gone in 2014. Hell, many people thought he would be the first coach fired during the season. Some incredibly even called for him to be fired during the PRE-season! According to all these experts, the writing was on the wall: There was a new GM in town who couldn’t possibly want Rex to stay around, and the embattled coach was saddled with a terrible team that had no chance to win enough games for him to keep his job. We heard it all. “Circus… Buffoon… Dead Man Walking…” Well not only did Rex show that he shouldn’t be fired, he’s shown that the Jets should go ahead and give him a contract extension. Not after the season; Now.  Continue reading “TOJ: Hey Idzik, Extend Rex Now”