TOJ: New York Jets RB Grade Sheet (Week 12)

TOJ Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio on why New York Jets Running Back Chris Ivory deserves more touches than Chris Johnson

This isn’t your traditional RB Grade sheet. Consider this a memo to Offensive Coordinator Marty Mornhinweg…

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TOJ – New York Jets Mid-Season Secondary Grades

Mike O’Connor grades out the New York Jets secondary over the first half of the season

If you hadn’t watched the New York Jets all season, you would likely not be surprised that the secondary has played poorly as a whole if you saw their 1-7 mid-season record.  Injuries to Dee Milliner and Dexter McDougle set them back from the start, and serious regression from Antonio Allen and Dawan Landry has certainly not helped. The play of Darrin Walls and newcomer Philip Adams have saved the secondary from being as much of a wasteland as last season, but it still hasn’t been pretty.  Here is where everybody stands at mid-season

Note – I won’t be grading Milliner due to his injuries 

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TOJ: New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 7)

TOJ Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio grades the New York Jets running backs after Week 7.

We’re back for this week’s running back grade sheet for the New York Jets from their heartbreaking loss to division rival New England. let’s get to it.

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TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 7)

Cole Patterson breaks down the recent usage of Jace Amaro, Jeff Cumberland and Zach Sudfeld by the New York Jets

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

Grading Scale: Tight end is an interesting position to grade out, given that they are responsible for both receiving and blocking. As receivers in this 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, 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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TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 5): The Case for Jace

Cole Patterson zeros in on the New York Jets best option at tight end, Jace Amaro.

Normally, in this post, I go over the individual performances of the New York Jets tight ends: Jeff Cumberland, Jace Amaro, and Zach Sudfeld. If you’ve been keeping track or following my grade sheets you’ll know that, to this point in the season, the tight ends have been making little to no impact on paper. In fact, outside of dropping a few balls and whiffing a few key blocks, you may not even know they were on the field. Save one that is, enter: Jace Amaro.

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TOJ – Secondary Grade Sheet (Week 5)

Mike O’Connor takes on the unenviable task of breaking down the Jets secondary against the San Diego Chargers

Another week, another load of secondary film to watch and cringe. I had faith in this unit before the season, but injuries and a drastic drop-off in safety play has made this, well, not a good time. Last Sunday’s bomb dropped by the Chargers was definitely the most painful one of the season so far, and that’s saying a lot after sitting through the second half versus Green Bay.

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TOJ – New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 5)

Dalbin Osorio grades out the New York Jets running backs

The New York Jets running backs, like the rest of the team, turned in a pretty dismal performance on Sunday against the Chargers. There was plenty of blame to go around, as the offensive line repeatedly got beat off their blocks, the running backs weren’t utilized correctly, and they didn’t make the most of their opportunities when they were used correctly. Let’s get to the numbers, and then we’ll focus on the analysis.

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TOJ Film Room – Secondary Grade Sheet (Week 4)

Mike O’Connor discusses how the secondary fared versus the Detroit Lions this past weekend.

The Jets’ loss versus Detroit this past weekend was just as maddening as the rest of the recent losses, of course, but it was definitely a weird game in hindsight. When reviewing the tape for the secondary, it wasn’t easy to pick out obvious mistakes players made like they have been prone to as of late. Instead, most of the clear faults were on Rex Ryan and the defensive gameplan.

David Harris covering Golden Tate, lots of zone coverage against a team with smart receivers, and ineffective blitzing at times. These are things we’ve become accustomed to from a confident Rex gameplan, but it was more frequent this week and as a result, no player from the secondary really fared too badly on a day where they were carved up pretty decently by Stafford and company without a healthy Calvin Johnson.

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TOJ: New York Jets Running Back Grade Sheet (Week 3)

TOJ Staff Writer Dalbin Osorio grades the New York Jets running backs after Week 3.

Welcome back to the TOJ Running Back Grade Sheet for the New York Jets. There were some good and some bad things from the running backs on Monday, and we will highlight those. Let’s get to the running backs.

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TOJ – Secondary Grade Sheet (Week 3) & Why AA Isn’t A Long Term CB

Mike O’Connor reviews how the secondary faired versus Chicago on Monday and covers the issue of Antonio Allen possibly playing cornerback long-term.

It’s been a telling three weeks of football for the New York Jets. And when I say telling, I mean utterly perplexing about what is going on in the secondary with players often injured and moves being made with the depth chart. It seems that Dee Milliner could return in two weeks or might be the next Derrick Rose, judging from Twitter. Players on the back end have already flashed a little bit of everything. We’ve seen the good, we’ve seen the bad, and we’ve seen things that might hint at what will (or should, for that matter) happen within the secondary when Milliner returns.

After the excruciatingly frustrating Monday Night loss, it’s hard to derive conclusions in the secondary since most of the guys heavily featured are either new to the position (Antonio Allen) or we simply haven’t seen that much of them in the starting lineup to confidently believe anything with their play (Calvin Pryor and Darrin Walls). Entering Week 4, we can only infer and hope that with better defensive play-calling, the pass coverage will get better as a whole, though the upcoming offenses are daunting to say the least.

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