New York Jets Free Agent Targets – Offensive Line

Cole Patterson on the top free agent targets for the New York Jets on the offensive line…

As the new league year looms, the Jets are positioned to make a splash in free agency. With twenty-three unrestricted free agents on expiring contracts and ~$100,000,000 in cap space, the team has a lot of holes to fill and a lot of money to make it happen. This is old news. As we’ve seen in years past, cash doesn’t fill holes, players do. It is up to Mike Maccagnan and his staff to properly utilize their plentiful resources and stock the roster with talent. This group’s success in free agency has been middling at best. That being said, there is an abundance of talent available in the areas of the Jets’ biggest needs. We will be taking a look at these areas of need over the next few weeks and the players available at those positions. Today: the offensive line.

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Author: Cole Patterson

Cole has attended American University in Washington DC and is currently completing a double major in history and global communications at Ramapo College in Northern NJ. He has served as an NFL Analyst for a local DC radio show, Fanatic Radio. He lives and dies with the New York Jets. Cole will help lead Jets coverage and analysis.

New York Jets Free Agent Targets – Edge Defenders

Cole Patterson ranks the top edge defenders for the New York Jets to pursue in free agency

As the new league year looms, the Jets are positioned to make a splash in free agency. With twenty-three unrestricted free agents on expiring contracts and ~$100,000,000 in cap space, the team has a lot of holes to fill and a lot of money to make it happen. This is old news. As we’ve seen in years past, cash doesn’t fill holes, players do. It is up to Mike Maccagnan and his staff to properly utilize their plentiful resources and stock the roster with talent. This group’s success in free agency has been middling at best. That being said, there is an abundance of talent available in the areas of the Jets’ biggest needs. We will be taking a look at these areas of need over the next few weeks and the players available at those positions. This week: the edge defenders.

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Author: Cole Patterson

Cole has attended American University in Washington DC and is currently completing a double major in history and global communications at Ramapo College in Northern NJ. He has served as an NFL Analyst for a local DC radio show, Fanatic Radio. He lives and dies with the New York Jets. Cole will help lead Jets coverage and analysis.

New York Jets Debate Club: Geno Smith out, Ryan Fitzpatrick in

New York Jets Debate Club: Cole Patterson and Dalbin Osorio tee off on Geno Smith, IK Enemkpali, and Ryan Fitzpatrick.

The New York Jets Debate Club returns to tackle Geno Smith’s broken jaw and the impending Ryan Fitzpatrick era. Yesterday, a locker room fight erupted between Smith and linebacker IK Enemkpali. Enemkpali broke Smith’s jaw over what amounted to a $600 debt. Smith will require surgery and is expected to miss 6-10 weeks. Enemkpali was released. Ryan Fitzpatrick will enter 2015 as the starting quarterback for the New York Jets. With this information in hand, we at Turn On the Jets present the New York Jets Debate Club, an argument/counter-argument format, to best expound the various cases. Dalbin Osorio  and Cole Patterson tee off.

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New York Jets Jace Amaro: Tight End of the Future?

Cole Patterson asks: Is Jace Amaro the future at tight end for the New York Jets or just another guy? With retrospect on Amaro’s 2014, what does 2015 hold?

Jace Amaro. Is he the future at tight end for the New York Jets or is he just another guy? To asses his future, Cole Patterson took a look at last season. With retrospect on Amaro’s 2014, what does 2015 hold?

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TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets Jersey Edition

The TOJ Roundtable discusses the best and worst New York Jets jersey you can wear to a game this season…

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! Today’s question is…

What is the best and worst New York Jets jersey you can wear to a game this season? 

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TOJ Roundtable – New York Jets X-Factor Edition

The TOJ Roundtable is back. Make sure to give everybody a follow on Twitter and to let us know your opinion down in the comment section below! Today’s question is…

Who is the biggest X-factor on offense and defense for the New York Jets this season? 

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2015 NFL Draft – New York Jets Rumor Mill

Cole Patterson checks in with a New York Jets rumor mill and seven round mock draft

Cole Patterson with a compilation of notes and rumors we have heard trickling through league circles…And what would a draft season recap be without a last ditch mock draft!

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The Debate – Phillip Rivers and the New York Jets?

Dalbin Osorio makes the case for the New York Jets trading for Philip Rivers, while Cole Patterson doesn’t think it could or should happen…

Our Dalbin Osorio and Cole Patterson go head to head on the potential of the New York Jets acquiring quarterback Philip Rivers…

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Who Will Be Under Center for the New York Jets in 2015?

The New York Jets quarterback position is in disarray. Can the team steady the ship in 2015? Cole Patterson explores…

The New York Jets have too many question marks to count going into this off season. Arguably the most pertinent of those, who would be running the team, has been answered: Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles. We have covered those hires in depth and with the rest of the coaching staff rounding out, the topic of conversation turns to the quarterback.

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Dan Quinn: New York Jets Bound?

The New York Jets plan to interview Seahawks DC Dan Quinn this weekend, Cole Patterson gives more background on arguably their top candidate

The New York Jets have wiped the slate clean. Woody Johnson’s purge has left a vacuum in Florham Park. After six years, the echoes of Rex Ryan’s bombast have quickly faded away. A fresh, new voice is expected to lead Gang Green into battle come 2015. However, this presumed paragon of change may not be so unfamiliar. Enter arguably their top head coaching candidate: Dan Quinn. 

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