Grading the 2019 New York Jets – The Offensive Line

Stephen Russo grades out the New York Jets offensive line in 2020

The Jets offensive line was quite the story for the 2019 season. From injuries to miscommunication to an inability to block a zero blitz, this unit showed it all… and not in a good way. For too many years, and specifically under Mike Maccagnan, Jets fans and media alike were clamoring for more attention to be paid to this unit. But still, no investment was made and it reared its ugly head in 2019. This position group, which was marginal at best coming into the season, was a major disappointment.

To add salt in the wound, they were oft-injured as well, starting 11 different lineman and nine different line combinations during the season. A lauded Hail Mary by new GM Joe Douglas before the season to lure Ryan Kalil out of retirement to come play center was a huge swing and a miss, and his season ending injury proved to be a blessing in disguise as Jonotthan Harrison filled in much better for the latter part of the season. Early season struggles from Kelvin Beachum (he’s still having nightmares of Myles Garrett) and Brian Winters, a turnstile rotation at right tackle between Brandon Shell and Chuma Edoga, and continual miscommunication and incompetence paved the way for an abysmal season for the Jets’ offensive line.

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Episode 559 – 2020 Offseason Roundtable #4 w/Chris Moore

Scott Mason talks to Sports Talk Radio host Chris Moore of CBS Sports Radio and WFAN to discuss the Jets’ 2020 offseason!

Episode 559 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Sports Talk Radio host Chris Moore of CBS Sports Radio and WFAN to discuss the Jets’ 2020 offseason!

Chris discusses why he finally gave up and renounced his Jets fandom, goes in-depth as to what inspired his recent viral rant about Gang Green, shares his thoughts on Adam Gase’s first year as head coach, where Sam Darnold stands right now and reasonable expectations for him in the future, confidence level in ownership and the front office, how the team can improve in 2020, internal free agents, external free agents, predictions for this weekend’s conference championship games, and more!

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2020 Senior Bowl Preview: Offense

Clay Smarslok with his preview of the offensive players in the 2020 Senior Bowl

The Jets are finally getting to the point to where we can call this Joe Douglas’s team, rather than Mike Maccagnan. There are still quite a few stages before we reach that point in time but where it all starts is the Senior Bowl. 

 

Douglas and his staff; Chad Alexander, Phil Savage and Rex Hogan, can all be expected to be at the event. As we all know, they have a lot of work to do, even if they did finish 6-2 in the second half of the season. This is where they will talk to teams, maybe strike up conversations regarding future deals but nothing is more important than getting the opportunity to watch these 100+ players that could have an impact in the NFL less than 10 months from now.

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New York Jets – What To Learn From The Contenders

Joe Caporoso with a closer look at what the New York Jets can learn from this year’s contenders in the NFL

What can we learn from this year’s contenders as the New York Jets look to evolve their roster and organization into a competitive one? Here is a run through from the teams we saw Divisional Weekend. Check back on Friday for weekly picks playoff picks which can be placed in any safe online casinos…

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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

Episode 558 – Midweek with Manish: Stories from the Rex Ryan Era (Part 1)

Scott Mason talks to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News for a walk down memory lane regarding all the biggest stories of the Rex Ryan era of New York Jets football!

Episode 558 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News for a walk down memory lane regarding all the biggest stories of the Rex Ryan era of New York Jets football!

Manish discusses:

-The real reason Eric Mangini was fired as Jets Head Coach following a 9-7 season in 2008

-The Hall of Fame coach that Woody Johnson desperately wanted to hire before formally beginning the team’s coaching search in 2009

-The list of candidates the Jets were considering for the position

-A look at what set Rex Ryan apart from the others who interviewed for the job

-The interesting mixture of assistant coaches including some who stayed after Mangini was let go and others who followed Ryan to New York from Baltimore

and more!

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

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Episode 557 – Chronicles of Nania: Darnold Project Begins, Blocking Tight Ends, Special Teams & Penalties

Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats surrounding blocking tight ends, special teams, penalties, and the start of the Sam Darnold Project!

Episode 557 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Michael Nania for the “Chronicles of Nania” with a fascinating look at some eye-catching stats surrounding blocking tight ends, special teams, penalties, and the start of the Sam Darnold Project!

Michael goes inside the numbers like only he can to break down:

-Performance of Blocking Tight Ends around the NFL and why the Jets adding one in the 2020 offseason may be more important than you think 

-Jets Special Teams in 2019 and how they compared to other units in the league 

-Which players on Gang Green drew the most penalties in 2019 and what that means for their individual value

-The beginning of the Sam Darnold Project including an explanation of what it is, how and why it got started, criteria used to tabulate scores, and an actual example of one of Darnold’s games and how it was graded based on the project’s guidelines

And much more!

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

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Episode 556 – 2020 Offseason Roundtable #3 w/Connor Rogers

Scott Mason talks to Stick to Football Co-Host and Draft Analyst Connor Rogers of Bleacher Report about the New York Jets 2020 offseason……..

Episode 556 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Stick to Football Co-Host and Draft Analyst Connor Rogers of Bleacher Report about the New York Jets 2020 offseason……..

Connor shares his thoughts on Adam Gase’s first year as head coach, where Sam Darnold stands right now and reasonable expectations for him in the future, confidence level in ownership and the front office, how the team can improve in 2020, internal free agents, external free agents, early draft prospect previews, an interesting draft day theoretical, and more!

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TOJ Podcast – The Robby Anderson Debate F/ Kyle Maggio

New TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso and Kyle Maggio debate if the New York Jets should pay Robby Anderson this offseason

Joe Caporoso and Kyle Maggio debate if the New York Jets should pay Robby Anderson this offseason

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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

Why The New York Jets Need To Pay Jamal Adams

Dalbin Osorio on why the New York Jets need to pay Jamal Adams a long term contract

There is going to be alot of talk over the next couple of months, and it will only intensify as we edge closer to the league year beginning, about what the New York Jets should do this off-season and the different avenues they can take to improve their team.

There will be suggestions on cuts, trade options, trade rumors, free agency targets, mock drafts, more mock drafts, even more mock drafts, and all of this will be designed to both get the fanbase talking and to exhaust every possible solution to end a 9 year playoff drought for the guys in green. As a team that has not particularly drafted well in recent memory, there are not many internal decisions they need to make this year. They already traded Leo Williams, really the last homegrown player they had to decide to keep, and the one thing we can agree on is that this team should look very different next year. 

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Author: Dalbin Osorio

Dalbin Osorio is a Case Planner for Graham-Windham, New York's oldest child welfare agency. He is, also, a student at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Dalbin graduated from Monroe College with a degree in Business Administration. A 3 sport utility man in high school (think a mix of Jerome WIlliams, Brad Smith, and Jayson Nix), he joined TOJ in 2013.