TOJ Stock Watch: Patriots Week

It’s Patriots week! Sure, the New York Jets are coming off a terrible performance just a week ago at home against Pittsburgh to drop them to 3-3, but all Jets fans should be excited for Patriots week. Sure, all the stats and trends point towards the Pats blowing the Jets out, as they always seem to do in the second matchup of the season (last year involved the infamous “buttfumble” on Thanksgiving), but there is reason for hope this week, as the extremely banged up Patriots roll into the Meadowlands. A Jets win would bring them to within one game of the division lead, and the playoffs would start to look like a legit possibility. Let’s get to buying and selling all things Jets as we look forward to Sunday… Continue reading “TOJ Stock Watch: Patriots Week”

Turn On The Jets Roundtable – How To Beat New England Edition

The TOJ staff debates how the Jets can upset New England this weekend

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 can the New York Jets upset the New England Patriots this weekend?

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Jets vs. Patriots – Previewing with Pats Propaganda

Breaking down Jets vs. Patriots with Pats Propaganda

An annual tradition around here is breaking down New York Jets vs. New England Patriots with our friends at Pats Propaganda. Check out our Q&A previewing their week 7 match-up.

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TOJ – New York Jets Know Your Opponent Week 7 (New England Patriots)

Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio breaks down the New York Jets Week 7 opponent on this week’s Know Your Opponent.

The New York Jets fell right into the trap game, and were beaten by the previously winless Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday 19-6. No rest for the weary, as they now welcome Tom Brady and the New England Patriots into MetLife for a game with huge division implications. The Jets need a win to go to 2-1 in the division and keep any chance they have of winning it this year alive. A sweep for the hated Patriots will put the Jets essentially 4 games back of them with 9 left to play, and will force the Jets to need to finish with an outright better record than New England in order to win the division and secure a home playoff game. Let’s become reacquainted with the New York Jets rival in Week 7’s version of Know Your Opponent

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Turn On The Jets Podcast Week 7 – Scott Kacsmar, Jets/Pats Preview

Week 7 of the Turn On The Jets Podcast, featuring Scott Kacsmar from Football Outsiders and previewing Jets vs. Patriots

Check out the week 7 edition of the Turn On The Jets Podcast featuring Scott Kacsmar of Football Outsiders. We review the Jets disappointing loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, recent transactions and preview their upcoming game against the New England Patriots.

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New York Jets vs. New England Patriots – Round Two Hooks and Jabs

Connor Rogers takes an early look at the Jets vs Patriots upcoming match up.

I’ve always hated calling match ups “must win games”, but in terms of the division title hopes, the New York Jets are playing a must win game against the New England Patriots Sunday afternoon. New England has been in “hold the fort” mode all season as they wait for the return of superstar tight end Rob Gronkowski and wide receiver Danny Amendola (who hasn’t stayed healthy all year). Unfortunately for the Jets and the entire AFC East, the Patriots are 5-1 in “hold the fort” mode. The Jets, standing at 3-3, must beat the Patriots Sunday. Here is how they could pull it off: Continue reading “New York Jets vs. New England Patriots – Round Two Hooks and Jabs”

TOJ – Initial Reaction to New York Jets Signing WR/KR Josh Cribbs

Dalbin Osorio with reaction to the New York Jets signing Josh Cribbs

The New York Jets signed former three time Pro Bowler Josh Cribbs today, after working out the former Brown and Raider in March and October. Cribbs, a 2009 All-Pro with 11 career returns for a touchdown, is expected to add depth to the wide receiver group and will hopefully provide a boost to a special teams unit that has been searching for an adequate punt returner for what seems like an eternity. Cribbs, at times, was the Browns only offensive weapon due to his ability to dictate field position and put points on the board on kick and punt returns. With a team like the Jets, field position is huge because of how automatic Nick Folk has been this year plus the defense’s ability to get three and outs. Giving your rookie QB short fields to work with will make his and the offense’s job that much easier. Let’s breakdown the signing.

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New York Jets – Week 6 Linebacker Grade Sheet

Connor Rogers grades the Jets linebackers for week six.

The Jets suffered a tough loss to a Pittsburgh Steeler team looking for their first win of the season in week six. Although gang green did not get the job done, the front seven put out an impressive display in the trenches against the run yet again. Was the pass rush enough to warrant good grades? Let’s take a look. Continue reading “New York Jets – Week 6 Linebacker Grade Sheet”

TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 6)

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

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 – Can They Break Ugly Patriots Regular Season Trend?

The 2nd match-up of the regular season against the New England Patriots has been a nightmare for the New York Jets under Rex Ryan. Can they break the trend?

Since Rex Ryan has taken over as Head Coach of the New York Jets in 2009, there have been a few ongoing trends with the team. They generally play very good defense that can be shaky at holding leads late. Offensively, they prefer to run the football and have had ongoing inconsistencies. Rex owns Buffalo. Miami owns Rex. New England? Boom or bust. They’ve had their good moments but when it is bad, it has been really…really bad and those nightmare performances have always been in the team’s second regular season meeting.

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