New York Jets: Celebrating the Season of Sam

David Aitken on New York Jets fans finally having something to enjoy in the preseason…

David Aitken on why Sam Darnold is the beginning of a sea change for this franchise, and why fans are right to celebrate him as such.

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2018 New York Jets Fantasy Preview — Wide Receivers

Joe Malfa breaks down the New York Jets wide receivers from a fantasy football perspective…

The Jets have failed to make the playoffs since 2010. I have no idea whether or not that streak will end this season, but what I do know is they have some players who can help you make your fantasy football playoffs this season (and in the years to come). Over the next four weeks, I will be taking a position-by-position look at this Jets roster from a fantasy football perspective. The wide receivers get their turn in the spotlight today.

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Buck The Trend, Episode 10 – Jets Offensive Trends

New BTT Podcast: Alan Schechter joins Daniel Essien to discuss trends with the New York Jets offense.

Training camp is in full effect, but we wanted to try and see the future in this episode of Buck The Trend as we focused on the Jets offense for 2018. Alan Schechter joins Dan Essien to help go through recent trends with the Jets offense. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes!

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New York Jets 2019 Draft Watchlist: Volume II, RBs Edition

Connor Rogers with a New York Jets NFL Draft watchlist for 2019, focusing on the running back position…

When the New York Jets gave Isaiah Crowell a modest three year, $12 million deal this offseason, they essentially slapped a band aid on their running back group.

Crowell, who is offered very minimal guaranteed money beyond this season, is a fine player to pair with Bilal Powell in the backfield.

Fine: not spectacular, not poor – just mediocre. With the 29 year old Powell set to hit free agency after this year, the position is a key spot to watch for the 2019 offseason as the unit could undergo a makeover.

With that note, the college football season and running back draft class will be a vital area to watch this year. Here are a few early names to put the spotlight on for your watchlist.

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TOJ New York Jets Film Room – A Rewind & Look To Future Of Red Zone Offense

Connor Rogers breaks down the potential of the New York Jets red zone offense…

The red zone offense.

It can often be the difference between ‘almost’ and ‘mission accomplished’ in the NFL.

How often are you finding yourself in the opposition’s 20 yard line? Are you efficient at converting those opportunities into six points when you get there? Do your points come from creativity, pure talent or both combined?

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Making The Year Two Jump: Wide Receiver Chad Hansen

Connor Rogers with a closer look at New York Jets WR Chad Hansen and if he can make a year two “jump”

While the Jets have a very crowded wide receiver depth chart at the moment, it’s safe to assume Mike Maccagnan would like to see progress from each of the receivers he took in the 2017 NFL Draft in ArDarius Stewart and Chad Hansen.

Neither were particularly productive as rookies last season, but it’s not time to hit the panic button just yet on the former third and fourth round selections. What can they bring in 2018?

Let’s start with Hansen in this edition, who has wasted little time turning heads during OTA’s.

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New York Jets – How Does Sam Darnold Win The Starting Job?

Connor Rogers on what Sam Darnold needs to do to be the New York Jets starting quarterback in 2018

Rookie minicamp has begun in Florham Park, NJ for the Jets, which means Sam Darnold’s audition to start week one is officially underway.

Judging by Todd Bowles’ comments, it’s safe to assume the third overall pick will have a very good chance to show he’s ready to make an instant impact. Let’s breakdown what Darnold has to do over these next few months to come out as the week one starter in Detroit.

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Initial Reaction, NFL Draft 2018 – New York Jets Select RB Trenton Cannon

The Jets selected Virginia State RB Trenton Cannon 204th overall. Daniel Essien gives his initial reaction to the pick.

The New York Jets selected Virginia State running back Trenton Cannon with the 204th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Here are a few initial thoughts:

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NFL Draft 2018 – Mid-Round Offensive Line Targets

Michael Nania with mid round offensive line targets for the New York Jets in the NFL Draft…

The quarterback debate has gotten the lion’s share of attention among Jets observers leading up to the draft, and for good reason. This pick is going to crown the next face of New York Jets football. However, it should not go forgotten that nearly as important as the franchise quarterback himself is the tandem of five behemoths tasked with protecting his majesty; together forming a highly important barrier that is only as strong as its weakest link. In their current state, the Jets lack the necessary depth and talent to construct a wall of protection fit for their new prodigy. (more…)

Author: Michael Nania

You can follow me on Twitter @Michael_Nania. I'll be hosting the weekly Jets opponent preview podcast, Know Your Foe, starting with the 2018 regular season. I've been writing for Turn On The Jets since January 2018, and you can also check out more of my work on the Jets over at Gang Green Nation.

New York Jets Positional Overview – Wide Receivers

Jared Scherl with a positional overview of the New York Jets wide receivers through four weeks

Going into the 2017 draft, the New York Jets had deficiencies at almost every position group. Wide receiver was one of the few positions where an upgrade wasn’t entirely necessary. With Quincy Enunwa and Eric Decker coming off productive seasons, 2nd round draft pick Devin Smith set to return from injury, and the continued improvement of undrafted free agent Robby Anderson, the Jets presumably would use their draft capital to address other areas of need. Instead, the Jets doubled down on wideouts with premium picks in the 3rd and 4th rounds, selecting ArDarius Stewart from Alabama and Chad Hansen out of Cal.

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