Turn On The Jets Film Room – Oday Aboushi: Guard or Tackle?

Mike Nolan steps into the TOJ Film Room to take a look at Rookie OL Oday Aboushi to determine where he might fit in the Jets offense.

If you search the internet for anything about Oday Aboushi, you will find a lot more hits than the typical 5th round pick. Most of the articles are about how he is one of the first Palestinian-Americans to play in the NFL.  The more I read about Oday Aboushi the more impressed I am with him as a person. In fact, he was once honored at the US State Department by Hillary Clinton for being an inspirational Muslim athlete. Now that the dust has settled in the aftermath of the NFL Draft and Jets fans have learned a little bit about who Oday Aboushi is as a person, it is time to figure out who he is as a player and where he might be able to fit in the Jets’ offense.

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A Closer Look at Sheldon Richardson and the Jets Defense

Mike Nolan takes a deeper look at New York Jets draft pick Sheldon Richardson to see where he fits in Rex Ryan’s defense

The Jets’ second first round pick last night left a lot of people scratching their heads.  The concern wasn’t focused on Sheldon Richardson’s talent, but focused on the fact that they selected a defensive lineman in the first round for the third straight year despite more urgent needs at other positions. No matter what you think about the selection, it’s important to take a look at what Richardson could bring to the Jets defense before completely passing judgment. Continue reading “A Closer Look at Sheldon Richardson and the Jets Defense”

NFL Draft Big Board – Final Edition

Chris Gross with the final edition of the Turn On The Jets big board for the 2013 NFL Draft.

With the 2013 NFL Draft just hours away, we bring you our final Big Board here at Turn On The Jets. You already know everything you need to about this year’s draft class, so for this edition, we will list our top 32 prospects. Enjoy the draft, everyone!

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2013 NFL Draft – Positional Rankings: Offensive Line

Mike Nolan ranks the top ten offensive line prospects in the 2013 NFL Draft.

During the ramp up to the 2013 NFL Draft, our draft team has been doing a series of positional rankings that will highlight the top 10 players in this year’s draft, by position. Today, we continue with a look at our top 10 offensive linemen prospects. Be sure to check our previous installments of our top 10 defensive tackle prospects, top 10 outside linebacker prospects, top 10 inside linebacker prospects, top 10 quarterback prospects and top 10 defensive end prospects

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2013 NFL Draft – Positional Rankings: Inside Linebacker

Chris Gross ranks the top 10 inside linebacker prospects in this year’s NFL Draft.

As we get closer to draft night next week, our draft team will be doing a series of positional rankings that will highlight the top 10 players in this year’s draft, by position. Today, we continue with a look at our top 10 inside linebacker prospects. Be sure to check our previous installments of our top 10 defensive tackle prospects, top 10 outside linebacker prospects, and top 10 defensive end prospects, and make sure to check back, as we will continue our rankings series right through the start of round one in just under a month from now. 

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2013 NFL Draft – Positional Rankings: Defensive End

Chris Gross ranks the top 10 defensive ends in this year’s NFL Draft.

As we get closer to draft night next week, our draft team will be doing a series of positional rankings that will highlight the top 10 players in this year’s draft, by position. Today, we continue with a look at our top 10 defensive end prospects. Be sure to check our previous installments of our top 10 defensive tackle prospects, and top 10 outside linebacker prospects, and make sure to check back, as we will continue our rankings series right through the start of round one in just under a month from now. 

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NFL Draft 2013 – Turn On The Jets Mike Nolan Mock Draft 1.0

Turn On The Jets Draft Writer Mike Nolan submits his predictions for the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft

With the first round of the NFL Draft only 9 days away, it is time to ramp up the mock drafts. This version does not account for trades, which will happen. Some teams in the top half that I can see making trades on draft day are Cleveland, Miami, and San Diego. There will be QBs taken in the 1st round, just not with any of the current picks, as a team like Arizona or Buffalo could trade into the mid to bottom first round to get a QB.

Be sure to give a follow on twitter and let us know where you agree or disagree. Click the links over player’s names if you want to read TOJ’s in-depth analysis on that player –

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2013 NFL Draft – Scouting The Prospects: Ezekiel Ansah

Lead NFL Draft Editor Chris Gross continues our 2013 NFL Draft prospect evaluations with BYU Defensive End Ezekiel Ansah.

As we inch closer to this year’s NFL Draft later this month, our draft team here at Turn On The Jets will be running a series of individual prospect evaluations. These scouting reports are intended to provide an in-depth breakdown of individual prospects in this year’s draft class highlighting players’ overall strengths, weaknesses, potential upside, red flags, and what their best schematic fit will be at the next level. Today, we continue our series with BYU Defensive End Ezekiel Ansah.

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2013 NFL Draft: 7 Round New York Jets Mock With Projected Trades

Lead NFL Draft Editor Chris Gross with a New York Jets 7 Round Mock Draft, including hypothetical trade scenarios.

With just over two weeks until the 2013 NFL Draft, speculation is running more rampant than ever. Analysts, fans, NFL personnel, and everyone in between continue to project what they believe teams will do at certain positions in certain spots over the 3 day long event at the end of the month.

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2013 NFL Draft – Positional Rankings: Outside Linebacker

As we get closer to draft night on the 25th of this month, Turn On The Jets lead NFL Draft Editor, Chris Gross, will be doing a series of positional rankings that will highlight the top 10 players in this year’s draft, by position. Today, we continue with a look at our top 10 outside linebacker prospects. Be sure to check our previous installment of our top 10 defensive tackle prospects, and make sure to check back, as we will continue our rankings series right through the start of round one in just under a month from now. 

Note: This list covers players who will best fit as Outside Linebackers at the next level. Some players can also be considered defensive ends, but based on where we see their best fit, they may be listed here as well. Some players may fit well in either scheme, but may be listed here because of where we see them excelling the most in the NFL.

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