New York Jets – Change Must Happen

Heading into the 2018 season the expectations for the New York Jets weren’t very high as the team was willing to concede short term success in order to develop their 21-year old rookie quarterback. There would undoubtedly be highs and lows throughout the roller coaster ride of the season, but the growth and development of Sam Darnold is the primary focus of the organization.

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Initial Reaction – Bottoming Out, New York Jets Vomit Out 13-6 Loss

Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets 13-6 loss to the Miami Dolphins

When you are working on a 8 year playoff drought, there are many bad football games along the way. The New York Jets added one to their recent Mount Rushmore of incompetence today in a 13-6 tic-tac-toe match against the nearly equally incompetent Miami Dolphins. It was a tour de force of trash as the Jets porous game management and haphazard roster building was on full display alongside a career worst game from their rookie quarterback, Sam Darnold.

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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

Clay’s NFL Draft Cheat Sheet – Week 10

Clayton Smarslok with his weekly College Football Cheat Sheet

With the first edition of the College Football Playoff Rankings being released this past week, it’s the signal that the end is near. With bowl season rapidly approaching, there are only a few games left until there is no more tape on the players that will enter the draft in April. There is an incredible slate of college games in week 10, so find a spot on your couch that’s comfortable and watch what these prospects have to offer.

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, Week 9 Edition – Jets vs. Dolphins

Joe Caporoso with 12 predictions for Jets vs. Dolphins in week 9…

Welcome back to another edition of the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack. Make sure to check out our store at The Loyalist!

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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 Film Breakdown – Jets Touchdown vs. Chicago

Joe Caporoso with a film room breakdown of the New York Jets lone touchdown against the Chicago Bears…

Check out our weekly passing game breakdowns of the New York Jets and for further breakdowns of the film, make sure you are subscribed to us on YouTube. This week we are doing a quick snapshot of how the New York Jets scored their (only) touchdown versus the Bears…

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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 Midseason Ranting F/ Corey Griffin

New TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso and Corey Griffin get in their midseason rants on the New York Jets…

Joe Caporoso and Corey Griffin give their midseason rants on the state of the New York Jets, discuss second half expectations, Sam Darnold’s progression and the job security of the front office and coaching staff…

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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

New York Jets Midseason Deep Dive – The Eternal Rebuild

Joe Caporoso with a midseason deep dive on the New York Jets eternal rebuild

The New York Jets have hit the halfway mark of the regular season at a familiar 3-5 record. It was their record each of the previous two years through eight games and right in the ballpark of their record through eight games every season since 2010 (the last time they made the playoffs). Instead of doing a loss vent on the Jets 24-10 coma inducing defeat to the Chicago Bears, let’s take a bigger step back to discuss the Jets eternally ongoing rebuild, most recently stewarded by Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles.

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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 Pick Six: Replacements for New York Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles

Dalbin Osorio with a pick six of potential HC replacements for Todd Bowles…

With the New York Jets currently sitting at 3-5, and another season likely not ending in a playoff appearance, this fanbase will most likely start looking towards the off-season. Armed with 3 top 100 picks and $100M in cap space, as well as their presumptive franchise QB in Sam Darnold entering year 2, this is set to become one of the more attractive jobs for potential head coaches should the team decide to move on from Head Coach Todd Bowles. Here are six candidates I would look towards, plus a prediction at the bottom on who I think coaches Gang Green 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.

Initial Reaction – Sleepy Sundays, Jets Zombie Walk In 24-10 Loss To Bears

Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets 24-10 loss to the Chicago Bears…

The New York Jets were comically short handed on the offensive side of the football today due to a rash of injuries. Without their three best skill position players available (Quincy Enunwa, Robby Anderson, Bilal Powell), they rolled out a mish mash of Jermaine Kearse, Deontay Burnett, Andre Roberts, Trenton Cannon, a seemingly hobbled Isaiah Crowell and recently signed Rishard Matthews at receiver and running back.

Considering the circumstances expecting a Jets loss on the road was reasonable, however the organization playing like they expected to lose and playing like they welcomed a competitive loss is a problem. This is the culture of mediocrity we discussed last week and have talked about ad nauseous on this site. Today was another perfect demonstration of it in an uninspiring 24-10 loss to the Chicago Bears. 

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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 Let’s Get Weird: Week 8 – Jets vs. Bears

Dan Essien previews the New York Jets week 8 matchup against the Chicago Bears with Let’s Get Weird.

The New York Jets are coming off of a somewhat predictable loss to the Minnesota Vikings. This week doesn’t get any easier, though. With a bye week coming next in week 9 for the Jets, will they be taking momentum into the bye or some negativity. Let’s preview this matchup with the Bears in this week’s Let’s Get Weird.

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