NFL Draft Buzzword Translator

The NFL Draft Buzzword Translator

The 2014 NFL draft is six days away, which means we are nearing the end of HOT TAKE SEASON! Over at The Whistle, we created a NFL Draft buzzword translator to assist the younger generation of sports fans navigating the BUZZWORDS most frequently heard this time of year. Beyond that, this was a chance for me to wear a suit to work, yell loudly and show off my average at best acting skills. Leave any buzzwords we missed down below in the comment section and check back later in the day for our final 12 pack of New York Jets observations and predictions before the NFL Draft. 

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Turn On The Jets LIVE Twitter Mock Draft

The Turn On The Jets crew held a live Twitter Mock Draft. Here are the results and analysis from Cole Patterson.

As the real deal approaches, we at Turn On the Jets thought we would mix up the mock draft monotony and provide our own unique take. We assigned each of our writers a division and made our picks, live, on Twitter. You can find every pick, analysis, and comments from our “GMs” right here!

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TOJ Podcast – Former New York Jets Anthony Becht Talks NFL Draft

Joe Caporoso interviews former New York Jets tight end and current NFL/college football analyst Anthony Becht on the NFL Draft

Joe Caporoso discussed the NFL Draft with former New York Jets tight end Anthony Becht on the latest TOJ Podcast! Becht currently works as both a NFL and college football analyst. He provided an excellent breakdown of the top tight end prospects in the NFL Draft, Geno Smith and discussed his favorite memories from his playing days in New York. Give it a listen and  make sure to follow Anthony on Twitter!

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TOJ NFL Draft Night Party: Free, Live Fan Podcast, Craft Beer

TOJ is partnering with RTU Sports, Gun Hill Brewery Co and Five Mile Stone in NYC for a NFL Draft nigh party!

We are pumped to announce Turn On The Jets will be partnering with RTU Sports, Gun Hill Brewery Co and Five Mile Stone to collaborate for a NFL Draft night party!

Party might be an improper word. This is a blue-collar, jeans and t-shirt gathering of New York Jets and NFL fans to rant about the draft and the world of sports in general. Let’s give you a quick overview: 

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Bring On The NFL Draft Edition

Joe Caporoso with a 12 pack on the New York Jets with the NFL Draft less than 2 weeks

The NFL Draft is less than two weeks away, which means the time for SUPER BOILING HOT DRAFT TAKES is coming to an end and we could see actual players selected (hooray!) Here are 12 quick Sunday thoughts on the New York Jets, the NFL Draft and a few other miscellaneous things. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook

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New York Jets – Will We See “December” Geno Smith?

Joe Caporoso on if Geno Smith can carry over his play from December of last season for the New York Jets

Many are assuming Mike Vick is going to waltz into the starting quarterback job for the New York Jets. However, if Geno Smith can replicate his play from the final month of the season and grow in the offseason the way he theoretically should, he is the frontrunner to start week 1.

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TOJ Podcast, 18th Pick Edition – Joe Caporoso & Connor Rogers

New TOJ Podcast! Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers discuss the New York Jets option with the 18th pick and other NFL Draft questions

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers break down the New York Jets options with the 18th overall pick, as the NFL Draft approaches. They also discuss mid-round options and if the Jets will consider taking a quarterback at some point. You can listen on I-Tunes right here or use the Soundcloud link below:

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Sizing Up The 18th Pick Edition

Joe Caporoso looks at the options with 18th overall pick for the New York Jets

The 18th overall pick is wide open for the New York Jets. Outside of running back, what position truly isn’t in play? Most see the team focusing on wide receiver, tight end, or the secondary and those thoughts aren’t misguided but offensive line, linebacker, quarterback and even a hybrid defensive lineman are not completely off the table. Let’s take a quick run through some prospects and positions commonly associated with the team:

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New York Jets Skill Position Overview

Joe Caporoso gives the negative and pragmatic narrative on each member of the New York Jets skill position group

The New York Jets have had an active offseason on the offensive side of the football. Yes, adding two wide receivers, a right tackle, a quarterback and a running back is active. However, there has been a predominantly negative narrative about the current construction of their offense. It is a unit that isn’t a finished product (ATTN 12 draft picks, training camp cuts and summer waiver wire pickups) but let’s take a look what they currently have, both from the negative narrative perspective and from a more pragmatic one.

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