New York Jets – Defensive Formations Deep Dive

Dan Essien does a deep dive on the potential defensive looks the Jets could deploy in 2019.

With the draft complete, most of the key elements for the Jets defense are in place. With Gregg Williams in the fold, the Jets defense will likely change in some ways. Williams insisted the Jets will stick to a 3-4 base defense, but most believe the Jets will be multiple. Here’s a look at how the different defensive looks the Jets could give this coming season as well as the benefits and drawbacks for the players in each position. Some will be based on formations Gregg Williams has used in the past while others will be based on defensive strengths.

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New York Jets NFL Draft Decision: Variety vs. Redundancy

Dan Essien examines the NFL’s best defensive fronts and how they should influence the New York Jets 3rd overall pick.

The biggest debate for the Jets front office and for the fans is who the Jets should draft in the first round. With Nick Bosa almost a sure thing to San Francisco at 2,  much of this debate has centered around Quinnen Williams and Josh Allen. Lately, Ed Oliver has started to gain some steam. While the strategy of best player available has been the Jets approach, I believe there’s a league pattern they should be paying close attention to. Especially if they end up not trading out of the 3rd overall pick Let’s discuss how some of the best front lines in the NFL have valued variety over redundancy when building their defensive front.

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New York Jets – Playoffs?

Dan Essien takes a look at the Jets playoff chances in 2019 based on teams that found success in 2018.

In a recent interview, Jets interim owner Christopher Johnson once again refused to give a playoff mandate. Instead he simply insisted he “sure as hell hopes” the Jets make the postseason. We all hope so but sadly our intentions won’t get them there. So instead of simply hoping, let’s use the facts at our disposal to see if the Jets could or even should be a playoff team in 2019 based on who made the postseason in 2018. We’ll use two key areas of comparison: personnel and statistics.

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 16 – Jets vs. Packers

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 16 matchup against the Green Bay Packers with #JetsTwitter

The Jets entered week 16 coming off of a close loss to the Houston Texans. The team was hoping to get back on track with a win against the Packers, while “Tank” faction of the fanbase were hoping to have their cake and eat it with Sam Darnold playing well and the Jets still improving their draft position. Let’s go through this whirlwind game with #JetsTwitter.

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 15 – Jets vs. Texans

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 15 matchup against the Houston Texans with #JetsTwitter

The Jets were coming off a feel good win against the Bills straight into a Saturday matchup against the Houston Texans at home. With plenty of star power on the other sidelines, the Jets had their hands full in this one. Let’s go through this game with the intellectual stylings of #JetsTwitter.

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 14 – Jets vs. Bills

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 14 matchup against the Buffalo Bills with #JetsTwitter (BONUS: Week 10-13 recap)

The Jets had revenge on their mind heading into Buffalo for week 14. After getting stomped at home in week 10, the Jets were ready to return the favor. But before we get to that, let’s review the last three games in what was a six game losing streak to refresh your memories. Starting with that week 10 loss to the Bills. CUE THE SADNESS WATERFALL!

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TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 8 – Jets vs. Bears

Dan Essien recaps the Jets week 8 matchup against the Chicago Bears with #JetsTwitter

The New York Jets went into week 8 looking to get back on track after the Minnesota Vikings handed them a loss at MetLife. The Jets flew to Chicago to try to take down the Bears and get back to .500. #JetsTwitter takes us through how it unfolded on Sunday.

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TOJ Let’s Get Weird: Week 8 – Jets vs. Bears

Dan Essien previews the New York Jets week 8 matchup against the Chicago Bears with Let’s Get Weird.

The New York Jets are coming off of a somewhat predictable loss to the Minnesota Vikings. This week doesn’t get any easier, though. With a bye week coming next in week 9 for the Jets, will they be taking momentum into the bye or some negativity. Let’s preview this matchup with the Bears in this week’s Let’s Get Weird.

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TOJ Let’s Get Weird: Week 7 – Jets vs. Vikings

Dan Essien previews the New York Jets week 7 matchup against the Minnesota Vikings with Let’s Get Weird.

The New York Jets have found a groove so far on the first 2 games of the 3 game home stand they are currently in. This week they face the Minnesota Vikings as they look to over .500. Let’s go through a preview for this matchup of long term against short term expectations in this week’s Let’s Get Weird. Continue reading “TOJ Let’s Get Weird: Week 7 – Jets vs. Vikings”

TOJ Tweet Summary 2018, Week 6 – Jets vs. Colts

Daniel Essien recaps the Jets week 6 matchup against the Indianapolis Colts with #JetsTwitter

The Jets were trying to put consecutive wins together for the first time since week 5 of last season. Both teams came into the game with a bunch of injury concerns that could affect the end result of the game. Could the Jets get it done at MetLife? #JetsTwitter takes us through it.

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