The 2019 AFC Quarterback Hierarchy

Joe Caporoso on the current hierarchy of quarterbacks in the AFC and where the New York Jets need Sam Darnold to fit in next year for a successful season

A common question I receive on Twitter is something is similar to this:

Basically, how big of a leap does Sam Darnold need to make next year in order for the season to be a success and as a byproduct of that, where should he fit in alongside other starters in the NFL when comparing them to each other? For the purpose of this article, let’s just focus down on the AFC and what the current lay of the land is. As a qualifier, these are not straightforward “rankings” but rather the different tiers the starters fall into…

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

TOJ New York Jets Free Agency Rumor Mill – 3/18/19

Collin Spence rounds up New York Jets free agency rumors

 These are some of the remaining needs of the New York Jets:

  • EDGE RUSHER
  • STARTING CENTER 
  • #2 CORNERBACK
  • OL DEPTH
  • RETURNER
  • #2 RUNNING BACK

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Episode 277 – Free Agency Thoughts and Emojis w/Dennis Waszak, Jr.

Scott Mason talks to the Associated Press’s New York Jets beat reporter Dennis Waszak, Jr. to discuss his thoughts on what the Jets have done in free agency and talk about his extremely popular free agency emojis!

Episode 277 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to the Associated Press’s New York Jets beat reporter  Dennis Waszak, Jr. to discuss his thoughts on what the Jets have done in free agency and talk about his extremely popular free agency emojis!

Dennis talks about what the Jets have done so far in the offseason and gives his thoughts on the moves while also reviewing how they match up or don’t match up with what he expected to happen.

Then Dennis goes in detail on the offseason tradition that has tarn Jets twitter by storm: his free agency emoji scorecard.  Hear about how and why it started, what goes into creating it, how he put it together this year, the most interesting and creative ones he has had to make (including Anthony Barr this time around), and more!

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TOJ Podcast – New York Jets Post Free Agency Mailbag

TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso answers your Twitter submitted questions on the New York Jets after the first week of free agency

Joe Caporoso answers your Twitter submitted questions on the New York Jets after the first week of free agency, including how they will handle center, edge and cornerback going forward, contract questions on CJ Mosley and Le’veon Bell, Sam Darnold’s expectations and more…

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

The Best & Worst of Mike Maccagnan Through Four Seasons

Stephen Russo on the best/worst of Mike Maccagnan so far during his Jets tenure

Let’s take a walk down memory lane and look at the best and worst of Maccagnan’s first four years as Jets’ General Manager.

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Week 1 Jets Free Agency Grades

Welcome back to another edition of the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack. Make sure to check out our store at The Loyalist! and to subscribe to the TOJ podcast (hit us with a rating!)

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

TOJ Podcast – New York Jets Week 1 Free Agency Recap: LE’VEON

New TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso recaps and rants on the New York Jets first week of free agency…

Joe Caporoso gives 30+ minutes of takes on the New York Jets first week of free agency: from the staggering investment in CJ Mosley, to the Le’Veon Bell win and to the earlier moves of adding Jamison Crowder and Kelechi Osemele, every transaction is covered and ranted upon (including Anthony Barr’s flip flopping bellyache)… (more…)

Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

Episode 273 – Jets sign Le’Veon Bell & FA Officially Starts w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the Jets signing Le’Veon Bell and the first official day of NFL free agency!

Episode 273 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the Jets signing Le’Veon Bell and the first official day of NFL free agency!

Chris goes in detail about the Jets signing Le’veon Bell, the shocking turn of events that led to Anthony Barr going back to Minnesota, the re-signing of Henry Anderson, and Matt Paradis signing with Carolina.

Then we go around the league to discuss the latest news and notes including the trade of Dee Ford to San Francisco and the blockbuster deal that landed Odell Beckham Jr in Cleveland! 

Play Like A Jet is part of the Turn On The Jets Digital Podcast network…… 

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Initial Reaction – New York Jets Sign RB Le’Veon Bell

Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets signing RB Le’Veon Bell

The New York Jets signed running back Le’Veon Bell, the top available free agent on the market, to a 4 year, 52.5 million dollar contract with 35 million guaranteed. This move was something the Jets absolutely needed to do to take advantage of Sam Darnold’s rookie contract and they succeeded adding the best offensive playmaker the franchises has had since Curtis Martin on a contract, that while expensive for a running back, is not cost prohibitive to the team making needed additions elsewhere.

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports

The Jet Take 106: Le’Veon Bell Emergency Pod

New TJT! Ben Blessington and Kyle Fahey with an emergency podcast on Le’Veon Bell

Ben & Kyle return for #TJTSZN4, breaking down the Jets’ first 2 days of Free Agency.

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Author: Ben Blessington

Host of @TheJetTake, rabid New York Jets fan, Kyle Fahey's babysitter.