Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, Week 13 Edition

Joe Caporoso with 12 predictions for the Jets/Dolphins week 13 match-up

Due to the holiday, we have been unable to dive into the New York Jets specific match-up against the Miami Dolphins as much as we’d like to. Fortunately, the 12 Pack will help rectify that, along with some of our other content on the way today and tomorrow.

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TOJ Week 13 Podcast – David Nelson & Thomas Galicia

Week 13 of the Turn On The Jets Podcast featuring New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson and Dolphins Central host Thomas Galicia

Check out week 13 of the Turn On The Jets Podcast featuring New York Jets wide receiver David Nelson and Dolphins Central Radio host Thomas Galicia. We discuss the previous week of action in the NFL, preview Jets/Dolphins and David’s recent charity work

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New York Jets Defensive Line Grade Sheet: Week 12

Frank Giasone breaks down the tape on the Jets defensive line in week 12

With each Jets loss this season, I find myself sitting down at my computer and harping on the fact that the Jets’ pass rush was once again essentially sabotaged by the declining play of the secondary. It’s become a pretty regular occurrence this season, as opposing offenses have adjusted their game plans to limit the Jets pass rushing opportunities.

And while it wasn’t as prominent in Sunday’s loss at Baltimore as it has been in other losses this season, the issue did rear its head in a couple of extremely unfortunate situations.

So instead of just talking about it again this week, I figured it best to actually show it.

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New York Jets – Week 12 Linebacker Grades

After an abysmal performance in Buffalo, the Jets needed a bounce back win in Baltimore. Unfortunately for Gang Green, the offense came out quite flat once again. On the flip side, the front seven was dominate and continues to beg their secondary for some help. The Ravens did not exactly light up the scoreboard but an anemic offensive performance from the entire Jets offense gave the team no chance to win. Let’s grade out the linebackers, a consistent bright spot for this young squad. Continue reading “New York Jets – Week 12 Linebacker Grades”

TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 12)

Every week Cole Patterson will break down the performance of the New York Jets tight ends. Here is his take on week twelve. 

Grading Scale: Tight end is an interesting position to grade out, given that they are responsible for both receiving and blocking. As receivers in the West Coast Offense, tight ends will be asked to line up anywhere from slot, to split end, to flanker and be responsible for the entire route tree. As blockers in the offense, they will be assigned delayed releases, one-on-one blocks, or simply to chip a pass rusher. With these roles in mind, it is difficult to create a complex grading scale based on YPC or blocking, as the play may conclude before the tight end’s true role on the play is clear. All of that is to say, because the tight end position is so enigmatic (particularly in a WCO) a simple letter based grading scale is best employed. 

  • A = Entirely positive impact
  • B = Consistent positive impact, few minor mistakes
  • C = Equal level of positive and negative impact, average, or made no impact plays whatsoever
  • D = Mostly negative impact, with room for improvement
  • F = Entirely negative impact

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New York Jets Running Backs Grade Sheet (Week 12)

TOJ Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio grades the New York Jets running backs after Week 12.

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.

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New York Jets Recreation Football – Week 12 Passing Game Breakdown

Joe Caporoso breaks down the New York Jets passing game in week 12

The New York Jets passing game was an unmitigated disaster in week 12 against the Baltimore Ravens. After going through the tape, this was a unit wide failure that likely trickles down from Rex Ryan’s input to offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and includes unsteady play from the quarterback, offensive line, tight ends, running backs and wide receivers. It is easy to immediately assess the bulk of the blame on Smith at quarterback and while he did not play well this past Sunday and hasn’t played well the past month, the tape tells a much more complex story. Let’s work through Smith’s dropbacks and see what we find:

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Where Have You Gone Chad Pennington?

Dan Marcus gets wistful about the last Jets quarterback who didn’t regularly turn the ball over

If you told me six years ago that I would be longing for and reminiscent of the Chad Pennington years, I would have told you that you were crazy but here we are and the Jets are no closer to the second of coming of Chad Pennington than they are to the second coming of Joe Namath. Since the Jets traded for Brett Favre in the Summer of 2008 and let Chad go to the Dolphins, the Jets Quarterbacks have turned the ball over at what can be described as a stupid rate.

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No Huddle – For The Love Of God, Jets….Edition

TJ Rosenthal goes No Huddle on the New York Jets ongoing struggles

TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle – Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook.

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Initial Reaction – Jets Set Game Of Football Back Decades, Lose 19-3

Joe Caporoso on the New York Jets depressing 19-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens

The New York Jets effectively set the game of football back 20-30 years today, as they lost to the Baltimore Ravens 19-3. This was an ugly showing from the Jets, particularly on offense where they served an emphatic reminder of their lack of talent on that side of the football.

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