TOJ Pick Six – Training Camp Takeaways, Day 1 In Full Pads (7/31)

Joe Malfa with reactions from on the ground at New York Jets first fully padded practice…

The Jets donned the pads for the first time on Monday, and Joe Malfa was at practice to take in the action. Here are six takeaways from his trip to Florham Park:

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New York Jets Training Camp Cornerback Rankings

Joe Malfa ranks the New York Jets cornerbacks heading into training camp

The cornerback competition will be a story to watch throughout training camp and the preseason. What is the current pecking order among the CBs? Joe Malfa takes a closer look.

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What Is The Future of New York Jets?

Joe Malfa breaks down the future of the New York Jets and offers a rebuttal to ESPN ranking them 31st…

ESPN recently published its NFL future power rankings. Essentially, analysts got together and ranked the NFL teams based on where they will be three years from now. The Jets came in at No. 31 on the list — here was the reasoning:

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NFL Draft – 2018 Top QB Prospects Tracking

Joe Malfa begins his season long tracking of the top projected quarterbacks in the 2017 NFL Draft

The writing is on the wall for the New York Jets in 2017. With one of the worst rosters in the league (arguably the worst), Gang Green is pretty much a lock to land a top-five pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

The organization has been searching for a true franchise QB for decades, and it appears to be a good year to be bad.

The 2018 draft class is QB-heavy, with three top prospects that have scouts salivating: Sam Darnold (USC), Josh Rosen (UCLA) and Josh Allen (Wyoming).

One of these three players may receive a phone call from Mike Maccagnan on the night of April 26, so you might want to watch a few games and familiarize yourselves with the potential future of the Jets’ franchise.

Here is a guide to each of these QB’s biggest games of 2017:

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2017 New York Jets Roster Preview — Return Man

Joe Malfa on the New York Jets options at returner for the 2017 season

Chad Morton, Jonathan Carter, Jerricho Cotchery, Justin Miller, Leon Washington, Brad Smith and the late Joe McKnight.

The Jets had an 11-season streak — from 2002 to 2012 — in which they had at least one kick return touchdown. Those seven players each had at least one during that span.

The 2013 season marked the conclusion of that streak and the dawn of a new one — a four season streak without a kick return touchdown.

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New York Jets UDFA Breakdown – Gabe Marks

Joe Malfa breaks down New York Jets UDFA Gabe Marks

Here are at Turn On The Jets, we will breakdown every single UDFA the New York Jets have added. Joe Malfa keeps the post-draft analysis rolling with a look at WR Gabe Marks. Here is yesterday’s look at Brisly Estime

Don’t miss our full NFL draft recap here.

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Initial Reaction – New York Jets Select Derrick Jones

Joe Malfa with initial reaction to the New York Jets’ selection of Derrick Jones

With their final pick of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Jets selected Mississippi cornerback Derrick Jones. 

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Initial Reaction – New York Jets Select Chad Hansen

Joe Malfa with initial reaction to the New York Jets selection of Chad Hansen

The New York Jets traded back in the 4th round from #125 to #141 and picked up an extra sixth round pick from the Los Angeles Rams. With their fourth round selection, the Jets selected California wide receiver Chad Hansen. 

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2017 NFL Draft – Mock Draft 5.0

Joe Malfa with his final mock draft of round one…

Draft day is finally here!  Joe Malfa put together his final mock draft of the season. Let the countdown to 8:00 p.m. begin!

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2017 NFL Draft – Fact or Fiction

Joe Malfa with six fact or fiction takes for the 2017 NFL Draft…

In the week leading up to the NFL Draft, there is a lot of buzz about potential last minute risers and fallers. Not all of the chatter is always true, but what is and what isn’t? Joe Malfa takes a look at what is fact and what is fiction:

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