New York Jets Sign WR Ben Obomanu, Other OTA Notes

Thoughts on the New York Jets signing wide receiver Obomanu and other notes from today’s OTA practice

The New York Jets made an intriguing signing today, bringing in former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ben Obomanu. Since coming into the league in 2007, Obomanu has racked up 87 receptions, 1,209 yards and 7 touchdowns. In 2011, he started 7 games for the Seahawks, finishing with 37 receptions for 436 yards. He was gradually bumped down the depth chart in 2012 and made an impact in only one game last year for Seattle, pulling in 3 catches for 50 yards against the San Francisco 49ers. It is worth noting, Obomanu does have 15 career post-season catches for 174 yards in four career games, so he has experience in big spots.

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102-Day New York Jets Warning – Francesa Vs. The Jets

Counting down the days until the Jets season starts with reasons to be excited for 2013…the entertainment of Mike Francesa vs. The Jets

Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays!

We continue today with the entertainment of Mike Francesa vs. The Jets (Note, you can track this entire series right here)

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103-Day New York Jets Warning – The Bearded Greatness Of Nick Mangold

Counting down the days until the Jets season starts with reasons to be excited for 2013…the bearded greatness of Nick Mangold

Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays!

We continue today with a look at the bearded greatness of Nick Mangold (Note, you can track this entire series right here)

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New York Jets – Offensive Versatility Will Be Critical

The New York Jets skill position players on offense need to be versatile to compensate for the team’s lack of overall depth

Similar to the problems with assigning rigid labels on defense, pigeonholing offensive players to one spot is frequently an incorrect assumption. There is increasing fluidity to player’s positions and the New York Jets offense will need that type of versatility to help compensate for their lack of overall depth.

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104-Day New York Jets Warning – The Quiet Top Ten Pick

Counting down the days until the Jets season starts with reasons to be excited for 2013…their quiet top ten pick, Dee Milliner

Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays!

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Turn On The Jets Sunday Six Pack – Special Teams Concerns

Joe Caporoso with a Sunday six pack of special teams concerns for the New York Jets

Finishing up our Sunday six pack series, we take a look at the New York Jets special teams and a few concerns surrounding it. If you missed the earlier articles, here is the offensive and defensive version

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107-Day New York Jets Warning – Summer Loving!

Counting down the days until the New York Jets season starts with reasons to be excited for 2013…welcome summer!

Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays! Also check out some of the best broadband deals!

We continue today with a warm welcome to the summer (Note, you can track this entire series right here)

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Early New York Jets 2013 Opinion Edition

The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack is giving out an early op-ed on the 2013 New York Jets

The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack is back with an op-ed edition, clarifying a collection of early opinions on the 2013 New York Jets that I either see frequently criticized or questioned on Twitter or in the comment section. I encourage the disagreement, that is part of the fun this whole thing, no? 

We are going to give our live chat plug-in a shot at 1 PM today. The kinks are still being worked out but we are giving it a go so we can troubleshoot for weekly editions. So come by at 1 PM, ask some questions in the post and let’s talk Jets, NFL or whatever else you want. Try to keep it PG-13. If the game is available on digital channels only, viewers should make sure they have access to the best providers not to miss a game. If not available on local TV, fans have to look for a good digital TV provider.

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108-Day New York Jets Warning – Limited Prime-Time Games!

Counting down the days until the New York Jets season starts with reasons to be excited for 2013..limited prime-time games!

Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays! Also check out some of the best broadband deals!

We continue today with celebrating limited prime-time games for the Jets in 2013! (Note, you can track this entire series right here)

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New York Jets – Mornhinweg Given Opportunity To Shine

With low expectations and a hands off head coach, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg will have a chance to shine for the New York Jets

The New York Jets made a savvy coaching decision this off-season by replacing Tony Sparano with Marty Mornhinweg as the team’s offensive coordinator. Savvy could be an overstatement considering what an obvious choice it was to fire Sparano. Savvy could also be an understatement considering how AWFUL Sparano was last season and since Mornhinweg has proven to be a competent NFL offensive coordinator. Regardless of the level of savvy, it was a positive move and this season will provide Mornhinweg a chance to shine.

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