The 2019 New York Jets Running Free Agency Blog

A running blog throughout the first week of NFL free agency…

We have made it – NFL free agency has arrived. Stay with us here and on Twitter all week for reactions to all the signings, near signings, trades, rumors and everything else that happens over the next seven days…

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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

Initial Reaction: The New York Jets Acquire OG Kelechi Osemele

Dalbin Osorio with initial reaction the New York Jets trading for OG Kelechi Osemele

With the league’s official legal tampering season a few hours away from beginning, the New York Jets have kicked off their offseason work under new Head Coach Adam Gase. Their first move? Sending a 2019 5th round pick to the Oakland Raiders for RG Kelechi Osemele and a 6th round pick.

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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.

New York Jets Free Agent Targets – Offensive Line

Cole Patterson on the top free agent targets for the New York Jets on the offensive line…

As the new league year looms, the Jets are positioned to make a splash in free agency. With twenty-three unrestricted free agents on expiring contracts and ~$100,000,000 in cap space, the team has a lot of holes to fill and a lot of money to make it happen. This is old news. As we’ve seen in years past, cash doesn’t fill holes, players do. It is up to Mike Maccagnan and his staff to properly utilize their plentiful resources and stock the roster with talent. This group’s success in free agency has been middling at best. That being said, there is an abundance of talent available in the areas of the Jets’ biggest needs. We will be taking a look at these areas of need over the next few weeks and the players available at those positions. Today: the offensive line.

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Author: Cole Patterson

Cole has attended American University in Washington DC and is currently completing a double major in history and global communications at Ramapo College in Northern NJ. He has served as an NFL Analyst for a local DC radio show, Fanatic Radio. He lives and dies with the New York Jets. Cole will help lead Jets coverage and analysis.

New York Jets – Operation “End The Rebuild”

Joe Caporoso on how the New York Jets can end the “rebuild” this offseason…

Last year at this time I wrote the Jets needed to “end the apathy,” …in some ways they succeeded and in other ways, they failed. 

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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

Free Agent Cornerbacks – Who Should New York Jets Target?

Free agency is less than a week away and the Jets are entering with one starting caliber (loose term) cornerback on the roster in Trumaine Johnson. The Jets need help in the secondary. Let’s look at the top five options in the free agent cornerback market…

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Current “Roster” Thoughts

Joe Caporoso with a Turn On The Jets 12 Pack of thoughts on the remaining players on the New York Jets current roster

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 March Mailbag

New TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso answers your Twitter questions on DK Metcalf, Dante Fowler, Le’Veon Bell and more…

Joe Caporoso answers your Twitter questions on DK Metcalf, Dante Fowler, Quinnen Williams and much more about the scouting combine, NFL Draft and free agency…

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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 Deep Dive – The Wide Receiver Position

Joe Caporoso with a deep dive on the New York Jets current situation at wide receiver

The New York Jets have been a work in progress at wide receiver for a seemingly endless amount of time. There have been a few one off years of production (hello, 2015) but the reality is that in this decade the Jets have had two receivers exceed 1,000 yards in a single season and they both happened in 2015 (Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker). Going back even further, since 2000, the Jets have only had three other seasons where they had a 1,000 yard receiver (Jerricho “Gawd” Cotchery in 2007, Laveranues Coles in 2006 and 2002)…that is a staggering lack of production in a league that is becoming increasingly offensively dominated and pass happy. 

Heading into 2019, the Jets have their quarterback in place but there are questions about the supporting cast around him, particularly at wide receiver. Let’s take an inventory of what they currently have and how they could improve to make life easier for 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

TOJ Podcast – New York Jets Top Ten Free Agent Targets

New TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso and Dalbin Osorio give their top ten free agent targets for the New York Jets this March…

Joe Caporoso and Dalbin Osorio go through their top ten free agent targets for the New York Jets and each give one outside of the box trade prediction for the team this March. 

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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 – Top Five Free Agent RB Options

Stephen Russo ranks the top five free agent targets for the New York Jets at running back…

Let’s dive into Free Agency and look at the best options that can immediately upgrade the Jets’ talent level and assist Darnold in both the run and pass game: Running Backs. Here are my top five free agent targets at the running back position:

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