New York Jets Defensive Line Grade Sheet: Week 15

Frank Giasone breaks down the tape on the Jets defensive line in week 16

After Sunday’s loss to Carolina, it’s starting to look like nagging injuries and fatigue in the front seven have begun taking their toll on the Jets’ defense. Pairing an anemic offense with a defense that struggles to force turnovers can have that effect, as we’ve seen this defense spend far too much time on the field through 15 weeks.

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TOJ Roundtable – Geno Smith Season Ending Expectations Edition

The TOJ Roundtable discusses their expectations for Geno Smith in his final two starts

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!

What are your expectations for Geno Smith’s final two starts of the season?

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New York Jets Debate Club: Is Rex Ryan The Right Man for the Job?

New York Jets Debate Club: Cole Patterson and Dalbin Osorio go back and forth on the head coaching conundrum facing the 2014 New York Jets

The New York Jets unlikely roller coaster ride to December relevancy came to an end yesterday with a Baltimore win. Understandably, the focus of the fan-base has already shifted to the offseason. WIth over $40 million in cap space and a full stock of draft picks, change is inevitable. However, much of the conversation has switched to Rex Ryan and the Jets future at head coach. The debate over wether Rex remains the head man of the franchise will dominate the landscape until a decision is made, one way or another. While John Idzik and Woody Johnson have likely already made their decision, it is important for the public to understand the debate, the reasoning, behind the impending decision. With that in mind, we at Turn On the Jets offer an argument/counter-argument format to best expound the various cases. Dalbin Osorio will argue in favor of extending Rex Ryan and Cole Patterson will argue for change.

For further reading on the head coaching debate, see Joe Caporoso and Dan Marcus‘ inspired debate: The Future Is Bright But Should Rex Ryan Be Part Of It?

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New York Jets – Morning Cup of Coffee

Connor Rogers takes a look at the New York Jets story lines for week 16.

The Jets playoff hopes have come to an end, but there is still football to be played. The Cleveland Browns come into MetLife Stadium this weekend in what is expected to be a warm and rainy day. The Jets are a young team with a lot of big question marks heading into the offseason. Will the team lay down these next two weeks or fight for Rex Ryan’s job? Let’s take a look at this week’s story lines. Continue reading “New York Jets – Morning Cup of Coffee”

When It Comes To Geno and Rex, Neither Case Is Clear Cut

TJ Rosenthal on the unclear futures of Geno Smith and Rex Ryan

Geno Smith’s audition as starter has lasted for an entire season. Through it, Jet fans have been treated to the good, the bad and the ugly. Rex Ryan has now been the Jets head coach for five seasons. He’s brought the Jets to the brink of the Super Bowl twice but has also stunted the teams growth due to a ‘defense heavy’ mentality exemplified over three playoff-less seasons. Both Smith and Ryan have built cases for themselves that stretch in two opposing directions.

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TOJ Podcast – Week 16 Edition

Joe Caporoso, Dan Marcus and Dalbino talk New York Jets on the Turn On The Jets Podcast (Google Hangout Edition!)

Check out Joe Caporoso, Dan Marcus and Dalbin Osorio on the week 15 edition of the Turn On The Jets Podcast! (Google+ Hangout Edition…so you can see your chiseled faces!) We talk about Rex Ryan’s future, the final two weeks of the season and the Jets wish list for the off-season

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New York Jets – Linebacker Grades – Week 15

Connor Rogers grades the Jets linebackers from there week 15 performance in Carolina.

The Jets had a tough task at hand facing the mobile Cam Newton on Sunday. While an early injury slowed Newton’s scrambling ability, his arm was more than efficient. The inside linebacking duo of Demario Davis and David Harris had arguably their worst game this season. On the other hand, Quinton Coples continues to turn it on in the second half while Calvin Pace refuses to go off into the sunset of washed up veterans. Lets grade the linebackers from week 15. Continue reading “New York Jets – Linebacker Grades – Week 15”

The Future Is Bright But Should Rex Ryan Be Part Of It?

Dan Marcus and Joe Caporoso discuss Rex Ryan’s future with the New York Jets

The below article was originally submitted by Dan Marcus and inspired editor Joe Caporoso to leave a response at the bottom in italics. Later in the week, our Cole Patterson and Dalbin Osorio will debate the Rex Ryan question as well, which promises to be a dominant one over the next month or so.

There was a point yesterday when I thought the Jets would actually pull it out right after “Riverboat Ron” essentially spat in the face of the offense and the defense for that matter and the momentum was shifting in a big way, culminated by a Sheldon “Fridge”-ardson Touchdown. However, in the grand fashion of the Jets, they proceeded to throw up all over themselves and turned a three-point game into a 17-point deficit before you could even blink. In a way, it was an all-too-fitting end to a season that many thought to be doomed before it ever started but somehow, despite a fundamental lack of talent, they put themselves in a position to contend for the final playoff spot in the AFC.

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No Huddle – New York Jets Eliminated Edition

TJ Rosenthal goes No Huddle on the New York Jets after their road loss to the Carolina Panthers

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 – Not Enough, Jets Come Apart Late In 30-20 Loss

Reaction to the New York Jets 30-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers

The New York Jets were competitive in Carolina today against a superior team. However, as they have done many times this season, they made one mistake too many to steal a victory. Today, it was a blocked punt that helped break the game open for the Panthers and a late game pick six to seal the deal. At 6-8, the Jets are only playing for pride the next two weeks as Rex Ryan fights to keep his Head Coaching job.  Continue reading “Initial Reaction – Not Enough, Jets Come Apart Late In 30-20 Loss”