Week 5 New York Jets Secondary Breakdown

Ben DiNapoli with a breakdown of the New York Jets secondary heading into week 6…

Although it’s early in the season and Sam Darnold’s development remains paramount, week 5 seemed like a tipping point for a team that was surrounded by scrutiny and seemingly trending in the wrong direction. Luckily, the Jets responded and took care of the Broncos thanks to strong performances across the board – the offense put up points and the defense was in control throughout the game, with the secondary keeping Case Keenum in check. Speaking of the secondary, the group was without number one corner Trumaine Johnson and lost Buster Skrine late in the 1st quarter, but was still able to limit the Broncos offense to 16 points.

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New York Jets Week 3 Secondary Breakdown

Ben DiNapoli with his weekly breakdown of the New York Jets secondary

Following week 2’s frustrating loss to the Dolphins, the Jets entered week 3 with a chance to bounce back in a game many circled as a win coming into the season. In what was a tale of two halves, New York lost a tough game against the Browns, 21-17. This is one of the more up and down games you’ll ever see with the Jets going from dominating on defense, to having absolutely no answer on either side of the ball. This applies heavily to the secondary, which, as a unit, fell apart and gave the game away once Baker Mayfield entered the game. Who’s to blame for the collapse? Is it time to worry about the secondary’s inconsistent play through the first 3 games?

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New York Jets – Week 2 Secondary Breakdown

Ben DiNapoli breaks down the New York Jets secondary performance through two weeks…

Fresh off the heels of a dominant week 1 win, the Jets entered their home opener with an early chance to prove this year’s team is legit. Unfortunately, the team came out flat and fell victim to the classic trap game, falling 20-12 against the Dolphins. While the offense never got going, the defense played well enough to win, limiting Miami to 20 points and pitching a shutout in the second half. Surprisingly, the secondary had more difficulty forcing stops against the Dolphins’ pedestrian group of pass catchers, but overall it was a somewhat quiet afternoon in coverage. There were, however, a few critical mistakes that helped seal the Jets’ fate in what turned out to be an ugly loss.

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Week 1 Secondary Breakdown – Debut of New Jack City

Ben DiNapoli with a review of the New York Jets secondary in week 1…

Once an offseason filled with hype and big player predictions concluded, Jets fans were anxious to see how the team would respond on the field when real game action began. Safe to say, the team exceeded expectations on every side of the ball, cruising to a dominant 48-17 victory over the Detroit Lions. When keeping an explosive offense like the Lions in check, it’s a given that the secondary performed at a high level, but who stood out and who needs to improve going forward?

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New York Jets Draft Pick Report Card: Preseason Week 3

Joe Malfa with a report card for the New York Jets rookies in week three of the preseason….

The preseason may not count, but it does matter. The most important aspect of these four weeks will be the development of the young players on this team, particularly this year’s draft picks. Joe Malfa grades their performances against the Redskins.

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2018 New York Jets Schedule Breakdown — 4th Quarter

Joe Malfa with a breakdown of the fourth quarter of the Jets’ 2018 schedule…

With kickoff only 18 days away, Joe Malfa takes a look at the New York Jets schedule with a breakdown of the last four games of the season.

*DISCLAIMER: I will be writing these previews under the assumption that Sam Darnold is the starting quarterback. In addition, with all of our coverage here at TOJ, you know the Jets inside and out. Getting to know the opponents will be the focus of these previews.*

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New York Jets Draft Pick Report Card: Preseason Week 2

Joe Malfa with a report card for the New York Jets rookies in week two of the preseason….

The preseason may not count, but it does matter. The most important aspect of these four weeks will be the development of the young players on this team, particularly this year’s draft picks. Joe Malfa grades their performances against the Redskins.

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2018 New York Jets Fantasy Preview — Tight End, Defense, Kicker

Joe Malfa breaks down the New York Jets tight ends, defense and kicker 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 tight ends, defense, and kicker will round out this series today.

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New York Jets Draft Pick Report Card: Preseason Week 1

Joe Malfa with a report card for the New York Jets rookies in week one of the preseason….

The preseason may not count, but it does matter. The most important aspect of these next four weeks will be the development of the young players on this team, particularly this year’s draft picks. Joe Malfa grades their performances against the Falcons.

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2018 New York Jets Fantasy Preview — Running Backs

Joe Malfa examines the potential value of each of the Jets’ running backs 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 running backs get their turn in the spotlight today.

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