Clayton Smarslok with a New York Jets coaching report card through three weeks…
Even though the Jets were playing the Browns, who hadn’t won a game in almost two years, it was not like they were playing the same old Browns. Cleveland was coming off two solid performances against the likes of the Steelers and Saints resulting in a 0-1-1 record, which could and should have been 2-0. So seeing the final score be 21-17 on the road against what has proven to be a tough opponent in the early going was not surprising. What was surprising was how they got to that final score and these four have a lot to do with it.
Greg Armstrong with his NFL Week 3 takeaways…
We’re almost a quarter of the way through the season already and it’s complete madness. We’ve had players retire at halftime, guys getting flagged for making textbook tackles, teams winning outright being 17.5 point underdogs and a whole bunch more. Here are some Week 3 takeaways. (more…)
Joe Caporoso with a film room breakdown of Sam Darnold against the Cleveland Browns
New season, new format for our weekly passing game breakdowns of the New York Jets. After each game we will focus on one positive play and one negative from San Darnold, explaining what happened and why. At the bottom of the article, I will also drop 5 extra observations on the team’s overall offensive performance. For further breakdowns of the film, make sure you are subscribed to us on YouTube.
New TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso and Brian Bassett discuss the New York Jets loss to the Cleveland Browns, the state of the team going forward and the fanbase”s reaction to Thursday night…
Joe Caporoso is back and joined by Brian Bassett, host of the newly launched “There Is Always Next Year” podcast to discuss the New York Jets loss to the Cleveland Browns and where the team goes from here, including thoughts on Sam Darnold, the secondary and the team’s lack of discipline.
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Jake Benaquisto with his best bets for week 3 of the NFL season
I went 2-3 last week and got burned by Ryan Fitzpatrick. What a cruel world. Here are some week two observations:
- I got to suffer through not one, but two horrible, gut-wrenching losses by the Jets this past week. These losses will come with a 21 year old rookie quarterback, but they still hurt.
- It’s early, but Jacksonville looks to me like the best team in the AFC. Well-coached, defense is legit, and Blake Bortles can make plays when they need him to. I’m still not sure I’d bet on this team to beat New England in the playoffs, but they pretty much have the AFC South already locked up.
- Chicago’s defense is really, really good. The thought of this team drafting Pat Mahomes instead of Mitch Trubisky would give me depression if I was a Bears fan.
Joe Caporoso with a loss vent on the New York Jets getting beat by the Cleveland Browns
EVERYBODY PANIC! Darnold is a bust. Todd Bowles must go. Jeremy Bates is a younger Brian Schottenheimer. Leonard Williams is overrated. Robby Anderson must be traded. If only Josh McCown or Teddy Bridgewater were under center, the Jets would be a glorious 3-0 rolling towards a AFC East title! The New York Jets fanbase is currently in a fit of hysteria following a Thursday night loss to the Baker Browns. What is one to do from here outside of folding up the franchise or moving them to London to take Wembley Stadium over under Woody Johnson’s watchful eye?
Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets 21-17 loss to the Cleveland Browns
The New York Jets ended the Cleveland Browns win drought tonight by blowing a 14-0 lead on the road to rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield (it shouldn’t be a surprise to anybody that he looked good), who relieved Tyrod Taylor after a second quarter injury. Like many Thursday Night games, this was an ugly, sloppy one at times but the Jets looked gassed, unprepared and lackadaisical after taking their early lead. This season is about Sam Darnold’s development more than anything else and tonight was a rough patch in that learning curve as he struggled throughout the game, while also concurrently being let down by his supporting cast. The defense started fast but faded down the stretch and was bullied with the game on the line in the fourth quarter.
Joe Caporoso with a Turn On The Jets 12 Pack of predictions for Jets vs Browns on TNF (and some thoughts on the season so far)
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