TOJ Film Room: Grading the 2012 Offensive Line – D’Brickashaw Ferguson

Mike Nolan steps into the Film Room to grade out the 2012 Jets’ Offensive Line. First up is starting Left Tackle D’Brickashaw Ferguson.

Before we get to the regular season, I wanted to take a look at 2012 film of the Jets’ Offensive Line to see what is returning this year and to see what the Jets have lost from 2012. During the regular season, I will be running a weekly column where I will grade out the offensive line’s individual performances. Unlike Pro Football Focus, I am going to grade the line from as much of a coach’s perspective as I can. By this, I mean I am going to take technique and assignment into account in addition to play result. For each play I give grades ranging from -2 to 2:

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Turn On The Jets Roundtable – New York Jets Pre-Season Concern Edition

The TOJ Roundtable discusses the most concerning things about the New York Jets pre-season so far

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 has concerned you the most so far about the New York Jets Pre-Season?  

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New York Jets Quarterbacks – Who Gives A Better Chance to Win?

Dan Marcus on what New York Jets quarterback gives the team the best chance to win

With the Jets Quarterback “Competition” coming (hopefully) to an inevitable culmination sometime after Saturday’s preseason game against the Giants, the length of time it has taken to arrive at any type of decision has caused a stir among members of the media. The Daily News’ Manish Mehta went so far as to call the whole thing a “farce,” a charade orchestrated by John Idzik to make it seem as though his Second-round draft pick wasn’t merely being handed the job. With Manish, I really can never be sure if he’s operating on information from one of his infamous unnamed sources or if it’s merely conjecture. Thus far, to the objective observer, it seems as though Sanchez is the “leader in the clubhouse” to get the nod Week 1 but according to Mehta’s report, all Smith needs to do is play a couple quarters of mistake-free football and the job is his.

Call me skeptical but I just have a tough time believing this, considering that Smith has not showed much (if at all) to prove that he 1) deserves the job and 2) can handle the rigors associated with being a Rookie QB in the NFL. If you ask me, there are two questions that the Jets’ brass and fans alike need to ask themselves before deciding who they want under center Week One:

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TOJ Podcast Episode 11 – Rotoworld’s Evan Silva

The TOJ Podcast talks with Senior Football Editor at Rotoworld, Evan Silva

Check out episode 11 of the Turn On The Jets Podcast featuring Senior Football Editor at Rotoworld, Evan Silva. We discuss the prospects for the New York Jets offense, fantasy football strategy and the overrated Miami Dolphins

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New York Jets – Quarterback Decisions Draws Near

The New York Jets quarterback competition is heading into the final stretch run

The New York Jets quarterback competition has received an expectedly high level of scrutiny and criticism. It has been a battle filled with conspiracy theories, poor facial hair decisions and an ankle injury. Yet, there is a good chance we will know who the Jets starting quarterback will be against Tampa Bay by this time next week.

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New York Jets – Wide Receiver Power Rankings – Halfway Point Edition

Connor Rogers with New York Jets Wide Receiver Power Rankings heading into week 3 of the pre-season

The second week of the preseason is complete and the New York Jets wide receiver power rankings are beginning to look more clear. While the back end of the receiver depth chart is still a shot in the dark, the front end is solidifying itself as many expected. Let’s dive in to the updated rankings

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No Huddle – Jets/Giants Week Edition

TJ Rosenthal goes No Huddle as the New York Jets prepare for their critical pre-season match-up against the New York Giants

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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New York Jets Chemistry Class: The QB-WR Bond

Cole Patterson on the developing chemistry of New York Jets quarterbacks and wide receivers

When talking about chemistry in football, one does not intend to conjure images of beakers, Bunsen burners, and covalent bonds. It is another kind of bond that is being addressed, the kind that is exemplified by the relationship between a quarterback and his favorite target. The New York Jets may have lucked out when drafting Geno Smith because of the rapid rapport that he seems to have developed with New York’s top targets.

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Initial Reaction – New York Jets – 37 Jacksonville Jaguars – 13

Initial reaction to the New York Jets 37-13 pre-season win over the Jacksonville Jaguars

A handful of Sunday thoughts on the New York Jets second pre-season game, a 37-13 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Here Come The Boos Edition

The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack previews Jets vs. Jaguars – Here come the boos!

BOOOOOOOO!!!!! The New York Jets have their first home pre-season game tonight and Mark Sanchez will be starting at quarterback. BOOOOO!!!!!!! Of course Jets fans will enthusiastically boo their starting quarterback before he even takes a snap. Let’s crack open the 12 Pack and get into our Jets/Jags preview

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