New York Jets UK Chronicles – The 2015 Backfield

Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth with a look at the New York Jets backfield. Are they better than their recent ranking on NFL.com?

A recent article published on NFL.com ranked the Jets running back group at 20th overall in the league coming into 2015. The article seems to give most credence to teams with one ‘star’ back but football is the ultimate team sports and the Jets, although with injury concerns, are building a potentially competitive group at this position.

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New York Jets UK Chronicles – Play like a Jet?

With the replacement of the old motto in Florham Park, what will it mean to ‘Play like a Jet’ in 2015?

When he arrived at the New York Jets in 2009 Rex Ryan’s new mantra for the team “Play like a Jet” was emblazoned in the hallways of the Atlantic Health Training Centre as well as numerous pieces of merchandise. He aimed that the phrase would mean…

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New York Jets UK Chronicles – Bromance Brandon

Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth are back with another edition of Jets UK Chronicles…Make sure to give them both a follow!

 The relationship between a quarterback and his wide receivers can make or break an offense. That is not to say that this is a prerequisite for successful quarterback play, but history has shown that trust between the trigger man and his ‘go to’ receiver can make a world of difference. Geno Smith will be supported by the leadership and experience of his new target, Brandon Marshall. 

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New York Jets UK Chronicles – Why Geno Smith?

Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth are back with another edition of Jets UK Chronicles…Make sure to give them both a follow!

When Chan Gailey announced last week that “Right now, Geno’s the starter, unless something happens- an injury, or something like that” Jets Twitter naturally went into overdrive. Like seemingly nothing else, bringing up ‘The Geno Question’, is like holding a flame to blue torch paper; the results are explosive and spread quickly.  Continue reading “New York Jets UK Chronicles – Why Geno Smith?”

New York Jets UK Chronicles – Why Wembley?

Jets UK Chronicles: Insight into why Wembley is important to the UK and why it’s the perfect venue for the International Series and Jets Fans.

Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth are back with another edition of Jets UK Chronicles…Make sure to give them both a follow!

On October 4th 2015 the New York Jets will play the Miami Dolphins in a sold-out game at the iconic Wembley Stadium. For years the NFL has had an affiliation with Wembley and it’s easy to take for granted this location as host. However, for the English sporting public, Wembley is an incredibly special place. In this article we’ll give you a taste of why as English Jets fans, the location makes the arrival of the Green and White in London even more exciting.

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New York Jets UK Chronicles – Why the Jets?

A look at how UK fans choose their teams and how Dave and Nikki came to be New York Jets fans

In a country where soccer is the number one sport, NFL fans often find themselves trying to persuade fans of the ‘other’ football why the American version is so captivating. A comment posted on our first article for TOJ got us thinking about the origins of NFL fandom for teams here in the UK.  Not having a local affiliation (being on the other side of the Atlantic) makes the choice a little different. So how do UK fans choose a team and why did we choose the Jets?

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