Looking at where the New York Jets still need to supplement their roster
Where aren’t additions needed, AMIRITE? Just kidding…Yes, the New York Jets are 32nd in ESPN’s “5 months before they actually play a real game” Power Rankings but of course we know that means nothing. The Jets have steadily improved arguably the league’s worst 2012 roster over the course of the off-season. You can make a very sensible argument that they are a bottom ten team on paper but fortunately the games aren’t played on paper. The Jets managed 6 wins last season with Mark Sanchez playing the worst football in the NFL at the quarterback position, Shonn Greene plodding around and Mardy Gilyard running routes on offense, while Bryan Thomas, Bart Scott and a severely banged up Sione Pouha took major reps on defense.
The roster is a work in progress but the progress is being made. Yet, there are still some depth charts holes that jump out in particular.
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A post NFL Draft retrospective on the status of the New York Jets
The dust has finally settled on the New York Jets draft weekend. Since Thursday night there have been eight additions to the team’s roster, including six draft picks. We will individually spend time in the film room to break down each draft selection in-depth (and Chris Ivory) in the coming weeks. However, let’s round everything up to cap off the weekend.
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Joe Caporoso submits his only mock draft for the 2013 NFL Draft
I couldn’t let this NFL Draft season pass without at least getting one mock draft of my own in…bring on your ridicule! Continue reading “NFL Draft 2013 – Joe Caporoso’s First (And Last) Mock Draft”
Complete list of players to watch with the New York Jets early round selections.
With the NFL Draft a little over a day away, here is your complete list of players to watch with the New York Jets early round selections. Along with a ranking on a scale on 1-5 Tebows (SEO! SEO!) on how likely the Jets are to draft them in one man’s humble opinion.
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The case for the New York jets drafting West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin
One of the most intriguing options for the New York Jets in the upcoming NFL Draft is West Virginia wide receiver Tavon Austin. Surprisingly there seems to be many Jets fans hesitant about using the 9th or 13th pick on him, despite him providing strong value at either location. Among the complaints I consistently hear about Austin are his lack of size, durability issues, a lack of need for him because of Jeremy Kerley being the team’s slot receiver and him not having the capability to be a lead playmaker on offense. These excuses to avoid Austin are misguided. The Jets offense is in desperate need for a player like Austin, who is a truly a “wow” player, something the Jets have lacked seemingly forever.
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Joe Caporoso ranks the top ten quarterbacks in the 2013 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 quarterback prospects. Be sure to check our previous installments of our top 10 defensive tackle prospects, top 10 outside linebacker prospects, top 10 defensive end prospects, and top 10 inside linebacker prospects and make sure to check back, as we will continue our rankings series right through the start of round one.
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The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack gives 12 players the New York Jets could select NFL Draft weekend
The NFL Draft is less than two weeks away. While it is hard to speculate on what the New York Jets will do considering how buttoned-up John Idzik has kept everything and how their amount of picks could change, TOJ is going to give you 12 prospects to watch for that could end up in Green and White. On to the 12 Pack – Continue reading “Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Draft Prospect Watch Edition”
The TOJ staff answers your weekly questions on the New York Jets and the NFL
Welcome to this week’s TOJ Bag, where our staff answers your questions on the New York Jets, NFL, and things somewhat related to both. We are going to run this every Thursday so make sure to send questions in to TOJBagQuestions@gmail.com – Today we are talking confusing Jets fan hatred, drinking at MetLife, and the Mark Sanchez reclamation project. – On to the questions!
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Why the New York Jets should stay away from Geno Smith in round one of the NFL Draft
There has been speculation about the New York Jets potentially selecting West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith in the first round of the upcoming NFL Draft. Yes, the Jets have shown a decent amount of pre-draft interest and yes considering Mark Sanchez’s performance last year, on the surface there is some sensibility to selecting the consensus top quarterback in the upcoming draft class. However, taking Smith with their 9th overall pick or even the 13th overall pick potentially acquired in a Darrelle Revis trade would be a mistake…a mistake that the Jets aren’t likely to make. Continue reading “New York Jets – Stay Away From Quarterback In Top Ten”
A review of the New York Jets free agency additions and their expected contributions in 2013
The New York Jets haven’t made any major splashes in free agency, which was expected as they began the process of rebuilding their roster. They have made 6 new additions for only a total of 2.8 million guaranteed dollars. Let’s run through them quickly and assess realistic expectations for them in 2013
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