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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TOJ New York Jets Film Room Breakdown – Five Things From Week Three

David Aitken breaks down the film on Robby Anderson, Demario Davis, Brandon Shell, and Jamal Adams from the New York Jets week 3 win over the Miami Dolphins…

David Aitken looks at Robby Anderson’s current level, concerns on the offensive line, the status of Game of Tanks and Jamal Adams…  (more…)

TOJ New York Jets Film Room Breakdown – Five Things From Week One

David Aitken breaks down the film on the New York Jets offensive line, John Morton’s playcalling, Jordan Jenkins and more…

After digesting the Jets’ Week 1 performance, here are David Aitken‘s five takeaways…

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New York Jets Training Camp Preview: Offensive Line

David Aitken with a training camp preview of the New York Jets offensive line

David Aitken continues his training camp of the 2017 New York Jets with a look at the offensive line position. Here is the earlier piece looking at tight ends…

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New York Jets Training Camp Preview: Wide Receivers

David Aitken with a training camp preview of the New York Jets wide receivers…

David Aitken continues his training camp of the 2017 New York Jets with a look at the wide receiver position. Here is last week’s look at running back…

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New York Jets Positional Preview – Fullback?

Michael McLaughlin previews the New York Jets fullback position…

Both tight end and fullback were virtually non-existent positions in the New York Jets offense over the past two seasons. With the addition of offensive coordinator John Morton and a West Coast offense, both may be making a return. Below, we take a look at the two players battling to be the team’s fullback… (more…)