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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Joe Caporoso on the New York Jets early decisions and approach to free agency
We are over one week into free agency. The New York Jets have taken an approach so far that should not be overly surprising. However, there has been a relatively harsh reaction from some segments of the fan-base and certain predictable media outlets. What should we make of John Idzik and the 2014 offseason thus far?
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Joe Caporoso with thoughts on the New York Jets first four days of free agency
The New York Jets have entered the weekend with a handful of different players on their radar. Here is a review of what has happened so far, what the roster currently looks like and what could be on the way shortly. Make sure you are following on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date information.
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Joe Caporoso with a closer look at New York Jets free agent signing Eric Decker
Our initial thoughts on the New York Jets signing of wide receiver Eric Decker are linked here. However, we wanted to take a closer at his game, which we will do with every new addition the Jets make this offseason. Decker is easily the biggest free agent acquisition since John Idzik has taken over as the team’s GM. What does he bring to the team?
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Day three of New York Jets free agency coverage at Turn On The Jets
Day three and going strong here at Turn On The Jets. Our day one and day two links are right here, along with initial thoughts on the Eric Decker signing. We are going to also have an in-depth breakdown of Decker’s and Brent Giacomini’s game coming shortly, along with further thoughts on Darrelle Revis going to New England. Make sure you are following us on Twitter and Facebook for further analysis
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The madness continues. Turn On The Jets tracks day two of free agency for the New York Jets
And we are back for more free agency madness. Make sure to check yesterday’s thread for our thoughts on the New York Jets day one activity (or inactivity). Also follow on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date commentary. What will Wednesday bring for the New York Jets? Let’s get into it…
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