Joe Caporoso on the painstakingly long wait for the NFL Draft this year
From a business and news cycle perspective, the NFL made a brilliant decision to bump the NFL Draft back two weeks. We now have to wait until May 8th, which leaves a gaping void in April which is predictably turning into a cesspool of hot takes and non-stories.
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Joe Caporoso on why there should be optimism about the direction the New York Jets are heading under John Idzik
The approach of General Manager John Idzik has become the most recent divisive issue among New York Jets fans. Like any other fanbase, there is always going to be a player, coach, front office member or other issue that is going to be a primary point of contention.
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Joe Caporoso and Eric Allen break down the New York Jets offseason and the upcoming NFL Draft
The Turn On The Jets Podcast is back with another new edition discussing the New York Jets offseason. In this week’s episode, Joe Caporoso talks with team insider and senior reporter, Eric Allen about John Idzik, the media’s reaction to his approach and the NFL Draft. They also discuss Chris Johnson, Eric Decker and Mike Vick. Make sure to follow Eric on Twitter right here!
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Joe Caporoso with 12 thoughts and observations on the New York Jets in the first week of April
The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack is back with 12 quick thoughts on your New York Jets this rainy April afternoon. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter and don’t worry the NFL Draft isn’t THAT far away, right? RIGHT?!?
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Joe Caporoso and Dom Cosentino break down the New York Jets early approach in free agency and the general reaction to it
Contrary to what some people may think, we actually like and get along with a handful of New York Jets beat writers. One of those writers is Dom Cosentino of NJ.com and formerly of Deadspin. We recently sat down with him to discuss the Jets early decisions this offseason and the general reaction to it. Part 1 is going to be published here and part 2 will be published over at NJ.com. Check it out below and make sure to follow Dom on Twitter…
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Are the New York Jets close to making a handful of additions to improve their depth?
The New York Jets appear to be on the outside looking in when it comes to wide receiver DeSean Jackson. It is fair to assume they will not make any “major” additions in the coming weeks, if not any, before the NFL Draft. However, they have recently hosted three lower tier free agents who could provide needed depth. They also have rumored interest in a high profile veteran running back. Let’s take a closer look at the four players:
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Joe Caporoso with 12 thoughts on the New York Jets heading into April
Most of the focus in the NFL is about to shift to the NFL Draft, which is still over five weeks away. The New York Jets remain flush with cap space and are loaded with twelve total selections. However, their apparent unwillingness to enter the chase for wide receiver DeSean Jackson and continued judicious, guarded approach to free agency has many fans and certain writers frustrated. Let’s break open a Sunday 12 Pack and take a closer look at the team’s thought process and what could be on the way in the coming weeks. As always, follow us on Twitter and Facebook for further discussion and breakdowns.
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Joe Caporoso on why the New York Jets should go get DeSean Jackson
Despite public posturing earlier in the week, the relationship between DeSean Jackson and the Philadelphia Eagles has likely reached a point of no return. When there is this much chatter on a player leaving a team and the General Manager and Head Coach remain so noncommittal about his return, he is as good as gone. The Eagles hope to trade him but eventually just releasing him outright is not out of the question. There has been debate about whether the Jets should pursue him via trade or look to sign him if he is released. Considering the Jets financial situation, their need at the position, Jackson’s skill set and his fit into their offense…yes…the Jets should go get DeSean Jackson.
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The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack with observations on the New York Jets offseason and what moves could be upcoming
Two weeks have nearly passed since the league year began. The New York Jets have been quiet but remain equipped with substantial salary cap space for additional signings and potential trade targets. Right now most of the focus is on signing quarterback Mike Vick and maybe pursuing wide receiver DeSean Jackson via trade. Needless to say, both moves would make the Jets offense more dynamic and explosive. Here is a quick hitting 12 Pack. Stay with us all weekend for further coverage…
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Joe Caporoso on the New York Jets potentially signing Mike Vick to improve their quarterback depth
The New York Jets will be hosting quarterback Mike Vick Friday at Florham Park with hopes of securing him to compete with Geno Smith in training camp. Prior to the visit, the team seems to have leaked their thoughts on Vick’s potential role to the media. Vick will be given the chance to unseat Smith but will not be signed under the expectation of being a starter.
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