The 2019 AFC Quarterback Hierarchy

Joe Caporoso on the current hierarchy of quarterbacks in the AFC and where the New York Jets need Sam Darnold to fit in next year for a successful season

A common question I receive on Twitter is something is similar to this:

Basically, how big of a leap does Sam Darnold need to make next year in order for the season to be a success and as a byproduct of that, where should he fit in alongside other starters in the NFL when comparing them to each other? For the purpose of this article, let’s just focus down on the AFC and what the current lay of the land is. As a qualifier, these are not straightforward “rankings” but rather the different tiers the starters fall into…

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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 Free Agency Rumor Mill – 3/18/19

Collin Spence rounds up New York Jets free agency rumors

 These are some of the remaining needs of the New York Jets:

  • EDGE RUSHER
  • STARTING CENTER 
  • #2 CORNERBACK
  • OL DEPTH
  • RETURNER
  • #2 RUNNING BACK

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Episode 277 – Free Agency Thoughts and Emojis w/Dennis Waszak, Jr.

Scott Mason talks to the Associated Press’s New York Jets beat reporter Dennis Waszak, Jr. to discuss his thoughts on what the Jets have done in free agency and talk about his extremely popular free agency emojis!

Episode 277 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to the Associated Press’s New York Jets beat reporter  Dennis Waszak, Jr. to discuss his thoughts on what the Jets have done in free agency and talk about his extremely popular free agency emojis!

Dennis talks about what the Jets have done so far in the offseason and gives his thoughts on the moves while also reviewing how they match up or don’t match up with what he expected to happen.

Then Dennis goes in detail on the offseason tradition that has tarn Jets twitter by storm: his free agency emoji scorecard.  Hear about how and why it started, what goes into creating it, how he put it together this year, the most interesting and creative ones he has had to make (including Anthony Barr this time around), and more!

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TOJ Podcast – New York Jets Post Free Agency Mailbag

TOJ Podcast: Joe Caporoso answers your Twitter submitted questions on the New York Jets after the first week of free agency

Joe Caporoso answers your Twitter submitted questions on the New York Jets after the first week of free agency, including how they will handle center, edge and cornerback going forward, contract questions on CJ Mosley and Le’veon Bell, Sam Darnold’s expectations and more…

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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

The Best & Worst of Mike Maccagnan Through Four Seasons

Stephen Russo on the best/worst of Mike Maccagnan so far during his Jets tenure

Let’s take a walk down memory lane and look at the best and worst of Maccagnan’s first four years as Jets’ General Manager.

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There’s Always Next Year – Ep #18 – Forever 21, Chicken Suits, & Le’Veon Bell

Join Brian Bassett and pals Travis Milton and Josh Conrad as “Play Like A Jet” presents episode #18 of their new podcast, “There’s Always Next Year!” This week the boys are back for a special episode to talk about what they have done during their time away and then they have a great discussion about the Jets’ key offseason additions and subtractions including Bell, Crowder, Mosley, and Osemele, with Travis get borderline x-rated in his description of the team’s offensive line needs, because he’s Travis, and that’s what he does!

The OG of Jets podcasts is back! Join Brian Bassett and pals Travis Milton and Josh Conrad as “Play Like A Jet” presents episode #18 of their new podcast, “There’s Always Next Year!”

This week the boys are back for a special episode to talk about what they have done during their time away and then they have a great discussion about the Jets’ key offseason additions and subtractions including Bell, Crowder, Mosley, and Osemele, with Travis get borderline x-rated in his description of the team’s offensive line needs, because he’s Travis, and that’s what he does (don’t say we didn’t warn you!).
An incredibly fun show as always, so check it out!

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Episode 276 – Week 1 FA Mailbag & Latest News w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the latest news and notes surrounding free agency and answer YOUR questions.

Episode 276 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the latest news and notes surrounding free agency and answer YOUR questions.

Chris talks about the Jets re-signing Neville Hewitt, Ronald Darby and Bryce Callahan going elsewhere, the contract structuring of Brian Poole and Darryl Roberts, and Ryan Tannehill leaving the AFC East.

Then we take YOUR questions about Quinnen Williams vs Josh Allen, what’s happening with Justin Houston, whether or not Frank Clar should be a trade target, other depth players the Jets could add, who might be the starting corner opposite Trumaine Johnson, if bringing Bilal Powell back could be an option, the trade value of Darron Lee, and more!

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

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Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – Week 1 Jets Free Agency Grades

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

Episode 275 – Le’Veon Bell Conference Call & FA News w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the the media conference call with Le’Veon Bell and the third official day of NFL free agency!

Episode 275 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the the media conference call with Le’Veon Bell and the third official day of NFL free agency!

Chris goes in detail about the highlights of the Bell conference call, the signings of Brian Poole and Chandler Catazaro, the latest of the Jets’ search for a center, Mike Pennel and Terrence Brooks heading to New England, rumors of Trae Waynes’ availability, and Rex Ryan taking a swipe at Darron Lee! 

Then we go around the league to discuss what the hell is up with the Giants, Kareem Hunt not appealing his suspension, fun stories about the newest Cleveland Brown Sheldon Richardson, Teddy Bridgewater making up his mind to definitely stay with the Saints, and more!

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

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Episode 274: The Le’Veon Bell Contract & Latest FA News w/Chris Nimbley

Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the parameters of the Le’Veon Bell contract and the second official day of NFL free agency!

Episode 274 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Chris Nimbley of Jetsinsider.com to discuss the parameters of the Le’Veon Bell contract and the second official day of NFL free agency!

Chris goes in detail about the specifics of the Le’veon Bell contract, Andre Roberts and Jason Myers leaving, Darryl Roberts getting paid more than expected, Steve McClendon staying, Isaiah Crowell being released, Brian Poole visiting, what’s up with Justin Houston, and more!

Then we go around the league to discuss the latest news and notes including Earl Thomas to Baltimore, Tevin Coleman and Mark Ingram finding homes, Tyrell Williams getting the most money of any FA receiver, the release of Blake Bortles, Emmanuel Ogbah on the trade block, Teddy Bridgewater possibly Anthony Barring the Saints, and more!

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

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