Initial Reaction – Put Down The Smelling Salts, Jets Choke Away Opener

Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets 17-16 opening day loss to the Buffalo Bills

The New York Jets had a 16-0 lead midway through the third quarter. It appeared they were on their way to an ugly opening day win, where they would be able to weather the storm of multiple missed kicks and a lackluster showing on offense. They weren’t passing the eye test of a “contender” but wins are wins and 16 points looked like enough against a sputtering Buffalo offense.

It wasn’t. 

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

Initial Reaction-New York Jets 4 Waiver Wire Additions

Greg Armstrong With His Initial Reaction To The Jets Four Waiver Claims…

The New York Jets were said to be active with waiver claims and they didn’t disappoint. They were tied for the second most waiver claims with four. Joe Douglas has taken an active approach into trying to reshape the holes on the roster left by the old regime. Continue reading “Initial Reaction-New York Jets 4 Waiver Wire Additions”

Initial Reaction: Jets Hire Joe Douglas As GM

Greg Armstrong with his initial reaction to the Jets signing Joe Douglas as GM…

After a much elongated GM search, the Jets finally got what was widely regarded as the top candidate on the market in Joe Douglas. Douglas served as the Eagles VP of Player Personnel before accepting the job offer. Continue reading “Initial Reaction: Jets Hire Joe Douglas As GM”

Initial Reaction – Darron Lee Traded To Chiefs For 6th Rounder

Greg Armstrong with initial reaction to the New York Jets trading Darron Lee for a 6th round pick

 

While this move wasn’t much of a surprise, the timing of it was odd on the day that the team fired GM Mike Maccagnan.

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Initial Reaction – Jets Select LB Blake Cashman In Fifth Round

Daniel Essien with his initial reaction on the Jets selecting LB Blake Cashman…

The New York Jets went back to defense in the fifth round of the NFL Draft selecting LB Blake Cashman from Minnesota. The Jets decided to address their depth at LB and special teams by bringing in the Gophers’ leading tackler in 2018. Cashman benefited from a great draft process and a sound reputation.

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Initial Reaction – Jets Select TE Trevon Wesco In Fourth Round

Greg Armstrong With His Initial Reaction On The Jets Selecting TE Trevon Wesco…

The New York Jets added some depth at tight end after trading back multiple times in the fourth round and taking Trevon Wesco. With Chris Herndon likely facing a suspension and the value at offensive line not so great in the fourth, Wesco gives Adam Gase an athletic blocker for his new RB1 Le’Veon Bell.  Continue reading “Initial Reaction – Jets Select TE Trevon Wesco In Fourth Round”

Initial Reaction – New York Jets Select Edge Jachai Polite In 3rd Round

Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets selecting Florida Edge Jachai Polite in the third round

The New York Jets addressed their long standing need at edge rusher with their first third round pick of the night by selecting Florida edge rusher Jachai Polite. One of the more divisive prospects in the class, Polite was a highly productive college player at the top level of competition who struggled in the pre-draft process, moving him from a potential first round pick into day two. This is a high risk, high reward swing. 

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

Initial Reaction – New York Jets 2019 Schedule

Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets 2019 schedule

Initial reaction to the New York Jets 2019 schedule, which is included below:

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Initial Reaction: Anthony Barr Backs Out Of Agreement, Stays With Vikings

Greg Armstrong with initial reaction to Anthony Barr about signing with the New York Jets

Initial reaction to Anthony Barr changing his mind about signing with the Jets…

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Initial Reaction: The New York Jets Acquire OG Kelechi Osemele

Dalbin Osorio with initial reaction the New York Jets trading for OG Kelechi Osemele

With the league’s official legal tampering season a few hours away from beginning, the New York Jets have kicked off their offseason work under new Head Coach Adam Gase. Their first move? Sending a 2019 5th round pick to the Oakland Raiders for RG Kelechi Osemele and a 6th round pick.

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Author: Dalbin Osorio

Dalbin Osorio is a Case Planner for Graham-Windham, New York's oldest child welfare agency. He is, also, a student at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Dalbin graduated from Monroe College with a degree in Business Administration. A 3 sport utility man in high school (think a mix of Jerome WIlliams, Brad Smith, and Jayson Nix), he joined TOJ in 2013.