NFL Draft 2020 – Is Combine Testing Overrated?

James Kuntz with a closer look at how predicative of success the NFL Scouting Combine is…

Every year, prospects who performed well in athletic testing at the NFL Combine will soar up draft boards in the two months leading up to the Draft. The most noticeable, daily reminder of this phenomenon for me is my Twitter timeline, where it’s impossible to escape GIFs of Notre Dame WR Chase Claypool running a blazing 4.42 or Anthony McFarland running a 4.45. As I sat on my couch watching these incredible feats of athleticism, a question came to mind: to what extent is Combine performance correlated with NFL success?

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New York Jets Top Five – Jets Combine Targets

Joe Belic with five targets the New York Jets could be looking at during this year’s NFL Scouting Combine

The lights are up, and the tree is decorated. For what you ask? The NFL combine, and in my household, it’s a national holiday. While I have my eye on many prospects, in this week’s Joe Jet 5, I examine a few targets that may appear on Joe Douglas’ radar (during days 2-4), who could potentially end up donning the green and white this upcoming season.  

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Badlands, Episode 4 – Its The Draft, Stupid F/ Matt Miller

Episode 4 of Badlands: Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers go through every Jets draft class since 2011 to get their answers and are joined by Matt Miller of Bleacher Report for an extensive discussion filled with behind the scenes stories and a preview of their potential approach to 2020 under Joe Douglas

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The NFL Draft is how you build a sustainable winner. The New York Jets have not gotten the memo, as they have strung a prolonged stretch of incompetence across three different General Managers, which has included an over emphasis on defense and particularly interior defensive linemen along with historic head scratchers like taking Christian Hackenberg in the 2nd round. Why haven’t the Jets been able to break through draft weekend and how do they fix it in the future? Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers go through every Jets draft class since 2011 to get their answers and are joined by Matt Miller of Bleacher Report for an extensive discussion filled with behind the scenes stories and a preview of their potential approach to 2020 under Joe Douglas…

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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

New York Jets – February 7 Round Mock Draft

Michael Meegan with a 7 round mock draft for the New York Jets in 2020

With a too defensive heavy approach the past decade for the New York Jets, this mock is offensive heavy to try to help Sam Darnold as much as possible…

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New York Jets NFL Draft – Day Two/Three Wide Receiver Targets

Michael Meegan on day two targets for the New York Jets in the NFL Draft

Wide receivers the New York Jets can target on day two or three of the 2020 NFL Draft…

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Interview with Jonah Tuls of The Draft Network

James Kuntz and Jonah Tuls talk 2020 NFL Draft…

Below is a transcript of James Kuntz’s interview with Jonah Tuls, who is a draft analyst with The Draft Network. This interview also aired in podcast form on the Turn on the Jets podcast.

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2020 Senior Bowl Preview – Defense

Clayton Smarslok with a defensive preview for this week’s Senior Bowl

You now have a few names to get familiar with on the offensive side of the ball from part one of this series. But we cannot forget about the defensive side with the lack of talent at two major positions; edge rusher and cornerback. With only a few days left before the Senior Bowl week starts, here are a few guys that could spark some interest out of the Jets brass for April’s draft.

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New York Jets Top Five – NFL Draft Trade Down Scenarios

Joe Belic with five trade down scenarios for the New York Jets in 2020 NFL Draft

Uncertainty surrounding the 11th pick in the upcoming NFL draft has sparked much debate; who may or may not be available is anybody’s guess.  Trading back is always an option, but it’s a lot easier said than done. Regardless, let’s have some fun, rack our brains, and contemplate some potential trade down scenarios in this week’s, “Joe Jet 5.”  

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