Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth take a look week two’s successes and what the Jets need to do to continue their run, in this week’s UK Chronicles
In week two the Jets went 2-0 in another captivating performance against the Indianapolis Colts. The Jets haven’t gone 2-0 since 2011…
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The AFC East are 4-0 and will be a big challenge for the New York Jets. How can they be successful? In this week’s Jets UK Chronicles…
Last week we touched upon the importance of winning divisional games if the Jets are to have any chance of a trip to the playoffs or even a winning record. Following week one, the AFC East are the only division in the NFL with a 4-0 record, further highlighting this immense challenge. As if to further illustrate, various NFL news outlets discussing the division completely left the Jets out of their conversations. It seems that just as the Jets have improved in the offseason, so have the rest and this was patently clear following the week one schedule. It’s early days but what did we learn from week one that indicates how we could have success in the division?
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Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth take a look at what could be classed as acceptable in 2015 from this new look Jets team
The New York Jets 2015 preseason is over and now this year’s 53-man roster looks to the season ahead, starting with the Browns in week 1. When January inevitably comes around, what outcomes will we realistically accept as a successful season from this fleet of Jets.
The Super Bowl? No. But a winning season? Hopefully.
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Nikki Charlesworth and Dave Balcombe take a look at the good, bad and ugly points of the Jets preseason 2015…
With all preseason games in the books and the roster edging ever closer to the final 53, we take a look back the high, low and downright crazy parts of what has certainly been an interesting pre-season for the new Jets regime. .. Continue reading “Jets UK Chronicles Preseason – Good, Bad and Ugly”
Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth on the New York Jets recent rash of injuries and how they will need to rely on their depth
Injuries are sadly an aspect of professional sport. Players, coaches and fans alike would all prefer to not see it happen; yet sadly it does. Nevertheless, if a team is smart, contingency plans can be out in place to make this certain occurrence less stressful. Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth examine closer in this week’s Jets UK Chronicles…
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With a few weeks of training camp and two preseason games in the books, as we reach the midway point it is time for a few ‘over the pond’ takeaways from the Jets 2015 preseason so far…
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Nikki Charlesworth and Dave Balcombe are back with a new edition of Jets UK Chronicles!
Every head coach faces unexpected events which shake up their football team however with first the Sheldon Richardson issues and now the injury to Geno Smith, Todd Bowles has certainly been tested more than some in his rookie off season. Despite the fact that the Jets are once again front page news for the wrong reasons, even making the BBC Sports news over here in the UK (which sadly only ever reports negative NFL stories), Bowles has stuck to his guns throughout this trying time; keeping his cool and staying true to his aims.
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Dave Balcombe and Nikki Charlesworth preview Jets 2015 training camp in this week’s edition of the Jets UK Chronicles
This offseason has certainly been an exciting one so far for the Jets organisation and fans alike. Many will struggle to recall a time where there has been so much optimism due to the vast improvements made and the anticipation of the results they could produce. With training camp just round the corner, the Jets UK Chronicles will be taking a short break for the next couple of weeks. With that in mind, we wanted to share our hopes and fears as the Jets enter the first training camp under Todd Bowles. Continue reading “Jets UK Chronicles – Training Camp Hopes”
A list of a few New York Jets players who are entering the 2016 season with more pressure than their other teammates, in this week’s Jets UK Chronicles
All players in the NFL have a certain degree of expectation on their backs and last week we looked at a few Jets who hold the weight of fan expectations as we enter 2015. However, pressure is an altogether different notion; players who are under pressure have more to prove and more to lose; possibly imminently. This week we take a look at those who are facing more than just heightened expectations in 2015 but whose place on the roster going forward could be on a knife edge, depending on events in the forthcoming season.
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Jets UK Chronicles looks at a few Jets players who have high expectations for the 2015 season
Embarrassing New York Jets stats like 28th overall in points scored (17.7), 22nd overall in offensive yards (326.6) and 32nd overall in passing yards (184.1), should be improved in 2015. A lot of money was spent this offseason, so the expectations for better results amongst the franchise and fans alike have skyrocketed. The bar has been set high and with the roster now stocked up with multiple household names, veterans, and mentors, it’s up to them to live up t the hype. Who has the highest expectations riding on their shoulders? We break it down in this week’s Jets UK Chronicles…
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