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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Jets-Ravens Match Up Central

The New Yor Jets (5-5) might look to have the upper hand on the Baltimore Ravens (4-6), but those football fans in the know understand that this isn’t the case.  Jeremy Kerley and Garrett McIntyre are officially out for today and Haloti Ngata is active for the Ravens.  Some of these match ups are more pressing than ever as both of these teams proving to be somewhat mistake-prone this season. Let’s get right into it.

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TOJ Week 12 NFL Gambling Advice and Picks

Well, that hot streak sure was fun while it lasted. Then week 11 happened and crushed me in a monster way. I went just 5-8-2 and even worse, lost what I called my favorite pick of the season so far as the Patriots lost to the referees — uhh, I mean the Panthers on Monday night. Actually, it’s not really fair to say the refs cost them that game (even though they did) because the Patriots pretty much beat themselves. Their secondary is the gold standard when it comes to proving that Pro Football Focus is merely a tool and not the gospel when it comes to grading football players because despite their high rankings, they are pretty crappy, and Fumbles Ridley is just a horrible player. Can you tell I’m still bitter about that game? Let’s just move on to week 12… Continue reading “TOJ Week 12 NFL Gambling Advice and Picks”

Super Fast Friday: “Eating Crow”

Dan Marcus goes Super Fast Friday to prepare you for Jets/Ravens

The Jets made NFL history last Sunday by becoming the most inconsistent team in league history as the first team to alternate wins and losses through their first 10 games. One can only hope that the trend continues, if only for one more week as the Jets need to bounce back against the Raven in order to stay competitive in the AFC. I won’t rehash the all-too-fresh memories of last week’s debacle so here’s everything you need to know for this Sunday’s game against the Ravens: 

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, Week 12 Edition

Joe Caporoso with 12 predictions for Jets/Ravens in week 12

The bizarre 2013 season of the New York Jets continues this Sunday in Baltimore, where they will face the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens who are currently 4-6. Despite the Jets having a one game better record, most are assuming the Jets are walking into a buzzsaw.

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The New York Jets Big Man Report – Week 11 – TOJ

Mike Nolan grading and discussing the New York Jets’ offensive line. Here is his Week 11 look at their performance and a preview for Week 12.

Each week I will be reviewing the coaches’ tape from the previous week’s game and grading out the performance of the New York Jets Offensive Line. This grading process is the same one I use to grade the offensive linemen I have coached at the college and high school levels. To see how I grade click here. To see previous Big Man Reports, click here.  Let’s see how the big guys performed in week 11 and take a look at what is waiting for them in week 12.  

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New York Jets Running Backs Grade Sheet (Week 11)

TOJ Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio grades the New York Jets running backs after Week 11.

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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Week 11 Jets’ Defensive Snap Count Analysis, Week 12 Preview

Mike O’Connor breaks down the Jets’ defensive snap counts from the loss versus the Bills and previews who will play and where versus the Ravens this Sunday.

In the Jets’ miserable loss to the Bills last Sunday, a relatively low number of players played on defense with only 17 defenders checking into the game, as you can see by the accumulative spreadsheet here.  As always, let’s take a deeper look and imagine what kind of schemes and players Rex Ryan will employ to defeat his former team this Sunday to get the Jets back over the .500 hump.

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New York Jets Week 11 – Linebacker Grades

The Jets had two weeks to prepare for the Buffalo Bills after an impressive win over the New Orleans Saints. Sounds like a formula for success, right? Unfortunately, the team had trouble on both sides of the ball all day long on Sunday. One of the few bright spots was the linebackers, a crew that is often overshadowed by the horrendous play of the New York secondary. Lets take a look at how they faired against the Bills on the road. Continue reading “New York Jets Week 11 – Linebacker Grades”

New York Jets Defensive Line Grade Sheet: Week 11

Frank Giasone grades out the Jets DL in week 11

The Jets continued their trend of playing maddeningly inconsistent football in Sunday’s road loss to division rival Buffalo, as much of the playoff talk from the fanbase in the weeks leading up to this game have now been replaced with questions and concerns regarding this team and its components moving forward.

It’s no secret that this team has been riddled with inconsistency. Whether it’s alternating wins and losses or the abysmal performances on the road, this Jets team is a tough one to figure out. Hidden inside this inconsistent season, though, have been a few consistencies (both good and bad) from game-to-game on the defensive side of the ball. And those trends continued on Sunday.

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