TOJ – New York Jets Tight End Grade Sheet (Week 7)

Every week Cole Patterson will break down the performance of the New York Jets tight ends. Here is his take on week seven. 

Grading Scale: Tight end is an interesting position to grade out, given that they are responsible for both receiving and blocking. As receivers in the West Coast Offense, tight ends will be asked to line up anywhere from slot, to split end, to flanker and be responsible for the entire route tree. As blockers in the offense, they will be assigned delayed releases, one-on-one blocks, or simply to chip a pass rusher. With these roles in mind, it is difficult to create a complex grading scale based on YPC or blocking, as the play may conclude before the tight end’s true role on the play is clear. All of that is to say, because the tight end position is so enigmatic (particularly in a WCO) a simple letter based grading scale is best employed. 

  • A = Entirely positive impact
  • B = Consistent positive impact, few minor mistakes
  • C = Equal level of positive and negative impact, average, or made no impact plays whatsoever
  • D = Mostly negative impact, with room for improvement
  • F = Entirely negative impact

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Initial Reaction – Finally! New York Jets Get Overdue Win Against Pats

Initial reaction to the New York Jets 30-27 overtime win over the New England Patriots

The New York Jets had a classic first half against the New England Patriots. Offensively, they turned the football over which directly led to Patriots points. Defensively, they looked unprepared for the hurry up offense. Penalties. Poor special teams. 21-10 New England at the half. It felt like the Jets were on their way to yet another frustrating loss to New England, along with further burial in the AFC East standings.

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, Week 7 Edition

The Turn On The Jets 12 Pack with predictions for New York Jets vs. New England Patriots in week 7

You’ll have to excuse my skepticism about the New York Jets chances this Sunday. No Vince Wilfork. No Jerod Mayo. No Aqib Talib. No Danny Amendola. No Shane Vereen. And on and on. I’ve seen this movie before. 2008? No Brady…Jets still lost at home. Back in week 2? Pats were all sorts of banged up…Jets still lost. I know we had the good times (and the bad times) in 2009 and 2010 but the past five meetings have been ugly for the Jets against the Patriots.

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New York Jets Therapy Session – Defensive Fourth Quarter Slippage

Cole Patterson continues his New York Jets Therapy Session series with a look at the Jets Defensive Fourth Quarter Slippage.

Cole Patterson continues his New York Jets Therapy Session series. Make sure to check for these every Thursday and to give him a follow on Twitter

Let us start this New York Jets Therapy Session by examining the symptoms, three incidents in particular:

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Super Fast Friday – Jets/Pats Week, Round 2

Dan Marcus goes Super Fast Friday to preview Jets/Pats

After what was a somewhat expected and hum-drum “trap game” against the Steelers following a short-week in which they pulled out a thrilling Monday Night victory on the road against the Falcons, the Jets dust themselves off as they prepare to take on the very banged up New England Patriots for the final time this regular season. Despite the fact that, in the most predictable fashion, Rob Gronkowski is set to make his season debut, the Patriots have suffered a rash of injuries to key players recently that make it feel as though the stars are aligning once again for the Jets but we can get into that later but for now, here’s what you need to know

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New York Jets – The Coples Conundrum

Frank Giasone on the struggles of New York Jets defensive lineman/outside linebacker Quinton Coples

There have been a lot of questions and concerns surrounding New York Jets OLB/DE Quinton Coples this season, as expectations for a breakout second year have been tempered following a slow start for the former first round pick out of UNC.

The last time we saw the “real” Quinton Coples, he was manhandling Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert in the preseason, forcing a fumble as he threw the quarterback to the MetLife turf. That was the same play, in fact, where we saw Coples go down with a hairline fracture in his ankle.

I’d be kidding myself if I said I had a definitive answer to what has sent Coples seemingly into the Witness Protection Program. Truth is, this early season “slump” is likely a combination of a number of factors. But I wanted to take a closer look to try and pinpoint what issues specifically are contributing to a complete lack of production.

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New York Jets – Thoughts On Home Field Advantage

Dan Marcus with thoughts on the New York Jets lack of a home field advantage

Alright Jets fans, it’s time to address something that has been bugging me for quite some time and finally came to a head last week. For the longest time, I heard that the Jets lacked a real “home field advantage” because they were playing in someone else’s building with bearing the name “Giants Stadium.” Naturally when the Jets moved across the parking lot to the giant gray slinky now known as Metlife Stadium, one would think that things would presumably be different. In the inaugural season of then “New Meadowlands Stadium,” the Jets brass were playing the “this is our house” mantra up to the “nth” degree and sure the the first Monday night game against the Ravens and the match-up against the Patriots the subsequent week were pretty full and reasonably loud but things have been on a precipitous decline ever since.

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Turn On The Jets Roundtable – How To Beat New England Edition

The TOJ staff debates how the Jets can upset New England this weekend

The Turn On The Jets Roundtable is back to debate issues surrounding the New York Jets. Make sure to give all of the writers a follow on Twitter and if there is a question you want to see us debate, leave it in the comment section!

How can the New York Jets upset the New England Patriots this weekend?

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Jets vs. Patriots – Previewing with Pats Propaganda

Breaking down Jets vs. Patriots with Pats Propaganda

An annual tradition around here is breaking down New York Jets vs. New England Patriots with our friends at Pats Propaganda. Check out our Q&A previewing their week 7 match-up.

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