Badlands – Linebackers and Secondary Preview…

Season preview series continues at Badlands with a look at the secondary and linebackers…

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers review the New York Jets secondary heading into the 2021 season, including a look at the youngest cornerback group in the NFL and how the Jets may coach around them…

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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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

The Badlands 2021 Jets Season Preview – Defensive Line

The Badlands 2021 Jets Season Preview – Defensive Line

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers kick off their daily 2021 New York Jets season preview series by breaking down the defensive line. Is Quinnen Williams All-Pro bound? How do they fill the gap left by the Carl Lawson  injury? Who is the unit’s x-factor? Check back tomorrow AM for a breakdown of the linebackers…

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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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

Best Bets For 2021 NFL Season

Best bets for 2021 NFL season…

Let’s roll through some of Badlands favorite season long bets for the 2021 NFL season, courtesy of our friends at My Bookie

As a reminder, here is our upcoming calendar for Badlands content in advance of week 1:

  • Tuesday Defensive Line Preview Podcast
  • WednesdayLinebacker Preview Podcast
  • ThursdaySecondary Preview Podcast, Thursday Thoughts by CR
  • FridayOffensive Line Preview Podcast, 30 Pack of Season Predictions/Season Preview article by JC (will also include Jets season long bets)
  • Saturday Skill Position Preview Podcast, Jets/Panthers 12 Pack by JC
  • SundayQuarterback Preview Podcast and Final Season Predictions, Initial Reaction Podcast post game

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Jaguars under 6.5 wins -140

The Jaguars are looking the part of the circus everybody projected the Jets would be with Trevor Lawrence. QB1 will be a stud but the rest of the roster is a mess and I don’t buy that Urban is cut out for the NFL. 5-12 with a loss to Zach Wilson and the Jets on the way.

Chargers over 9.5 wins -110

Better coaching and offensive line play to go with the league’s next #ELITE quarterback, along with a bucket of wins they can grab against the fading Raiders and perpetually average Broncos. The Chargers should get to double digits and be the AFC’s top wild card team.

Vikings Not Make Playoffs -115

A low vaccination rate sounds like many missed games and locker room strife…also Kirk Cousins is not all that good! The window this iteration of the Vikings had has passed.

Jonathan Taylor rushing title +1000

A run heavy offense with a shaky quarterback situation. Taylor has enough juice to rip off consistent big plays and handle an expanded workload. The value and payout here is worth a dart throw.

Austin Ekeler rushing title +10000

Similar to the above…worth a dart throw. If Ekeler can stay healthy, the Chargers offense should one of the league’s best and he’ll have plenty of space to operate with Herbert launching the ball down the field and an improved offensive line.

Calvin Ridley most receiving yards +900

A pass happy offense that needs to replace Julio targets and will regularly be playing catch up. Ridley is a stud and has a strong enough payout where this is worth a shot.

Sean Payton COY +2500

If the Saints remain a playoff team post Brees…a long shot but not inconceivable if Jameis carries over a strong preseason, Payton is a lock for this award.

Zeke Elliott over 11.5 TDs -115 

The focal point of their offense, who remains heavily involved in the passing game. In a 17 game season he should get to 13-14 touchdowns.

Daniel Jones under 3,750 passing yards -140

The Bills backup quarterback in 2022.

Rams to win Super Bowl +1600

Almost reached the NFC Championship Game with an injured Jared Goff and beat up roster.

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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

Badlands – The New York Jets “Final” 53 Man Roster

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers discuss the New York Jets final 53 man roster. Joe is also joined by Kevin Clark of The Ringer to breakdown the 2021 AFC East…

Catch up on all our latest content at Badlands, where we will have multiple podcasts and articles dropping each week all season long. We recommend migrating to Patreon if you are currently on PodBean because you can access all of the content there. Check out the latest below:

  • Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers  break down the latest flurry of New York Jets roster moves including moving on from Chris Herndon and Blessaun Austin. They also discuss waiver wire pickups, Jamison Crowder trade rumors, season long over/unders for the Jets and much more…
  • Joe Caporoso is joined by Kevin Clark of The Ringer to discuss 2021 expectations for the New York Jets, the state of the AFC East and potential surprise teams from his recent NFL training camp tour. Joe then gives a few thoughts on the Jets recent cuts and acquisitions, including the trade for Shaq Lawson…

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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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

“We Got A MONSTER On Our Hands!” | Jets Mekhi Becton’s INSANE NFL Workout

No Days Off from Whistle Sports – A documentary on Mekhi Becton’s offseason and expectations for 2021

A deep dive into the offseason workouts of New York Jets left tackle Mekhi Becton and how he has worked to make himself one of the best young offensive lineman in the NFL. Watch below and leave a comment on the YouTube video that says “TOJ” to be eligible to WIN any Jets jersey of your choice! 

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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

Badlands – Enough Already F/ Duke Manyweather

New Badlands! Duke Manyweather on Mekhi Becton and OL in today’s NFL…and Joe and Connor ranting on the Jets preseason

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers dive deep into Zach Wilson’s strong preseason, the potential of the offense, how the defense will move on without Carl Lawson and the disappointment of the 2021 middle round picks. They are then joined by Duke Manyweather of OL Masterminds at the 36 minute mark to talk misperceptions about Mekhi Becton, the state of the offensive line in the NFL and much 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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

Badlands – The Jets Played A Game!

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers on the Jets preseason opener…

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers discuss Zach Wilson’s preseason debut, their overall reaction to the Jets performance, how the running back room could shake out and the defensive line’s potential. They also give their expectations for the Jets/Packers joint practices and Saturday’s game…

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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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

Badlands – Panic! At The Scrimmage

Joe and Connor on Jets fans panicking in August…

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers on New York Jets fans panicking about the Green and White scrimmage along with the offense struggling early in training camp…

EPISODE 2 of our Zach Wilson docuseries coming this Friday…Subscribe here!

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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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

New Badlands Featuring Dan Hanzus!

Joe and Connor talk Jets camp with Dan Haznus from NFL.com!

Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers are joined by Dan Hanzus from the Around The NFL podcast, NFL.com and the NFL Network to talk all things New York Jets training camp and 2021 expectations. Joe and Connor also get off their rants on Jets ownership and business management for their handling of Zach Wilson’s contract and discuss the early headlines from the first days of camp…FOOTBALL IS BACK! 

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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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports

Welcome To The 2021 Badlands Season

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Joe Caporoso and Connor Rogers are live with their latest episode of Badlands to help get you ready for training camp. During the season, they will have the following schedule:

  • Wednesday Podcast
  • Thursday Thoughts via Connor
  • 12 Pack via Joe 
  • Saturday livestream Q&A
  • Sunday Initial Reaction Podcast 

We will also have a two part Zach Wilson docuseries running on August 9th and August 13th, along with a daily show running from September 6th to September 12th to preview each positional groups…

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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 EVP of Content at Whistle Sports