New York Jets – What Is The Future?

John Hargaden on how the New York Jets should proceed this offseason

The New York Jets will likely soon be 3-8 and potentially finish up either 4-12 or somewhere around there. The fans will be looking to see what the future of this team will be. In the piece that I wrote a few weeks ago I had asked the question what to do with Todd Bowles going forward and I said that I would tell you when the season is over…

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New York Jets – Where Do We Go From Here?

John Hargaden on where the New York Jets go from here, after dropping to 3-6…

What was supposed to be a season to be filled with promise and hope has now turned to a season of questions and disappointment for your 3-6 New York Jets. This team, coming off a 10-6 season, was looking to aim higher, to achieving a playoff birth to avenge the loss to Buffalo last season to end their postseason chances. There was so much optimism coming into the season but now it is all lost and the seats at Metlife will only become more and more empty as the season goes on. Where do we go from here? When does Todd Bowles face reality and start either Bryce Petty or Christian Hackenberg? When do we see younger players starting to get quality reps? When will there be accountability for terrible play?

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New York Jets – Doing More With Less?

John Hargaden on the challenges facing New York Jets GM Mike Maccagnan in his second year

Going into year two as the New York Jets GM, Mike Maccagnan has his work cut out for him.  He does not have anywhere near as much cap space as last year. What players will be let go? What players will have their contracts reworked? Finally, what free agents should Maccagnan go after? Here is a quick overview of their situation…

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New York Jets vs. Tennessee Titans – Final Notes

John Hargaden with final notes on Jets vs. Titans in week 14 of the 2015 NFL Season…

The 3-9 Tennessee Titans make the trek to MetLife Stadium to face the 7-5 New York Jets. Heading into the last quarter to the season, the Jets are very much alive in the AFC wild card chase.  What will the Jets need to do in order to improve to 8-5? Let’s take a look…

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Jets vs Dolphins Week 12 – Final Notes

The 4-6 Miami Dolphins take a trip to MetLife Stadium to face the 5-5 New York Jets in a pivotal divisional matchup.  The Jets have lost 4 out of the last 5 games and are trying to get back in the win column, let’s take a look and see what it is going to take:

Offense- Less bearded Ryan Fitzpatrick leads this Jets offense against a Miami defense that has not lived up to the hype so far this season.  They are allowing an average of over 250 passing yards per game and a mind-blowing 139 rushing yards a game.  Former Jet, Quinton Coples who was claimed by the Miami Dolphins earlier this week, may see some action this week according to Dolphins head coach Dan Campbell.  Ndamukong Suh, who was handled pretty well earlier this year against Brian Winters, will be hungry to make more of a impact.  The Jets can take advantage of a weak LB and secondary.  With Bilal Powell having a solid game against the Texans, look for him to have a great day today once again.  Brandon Marshall, looking to improve after some costly drops the past few weeks, will look to have an early impact.

Defense- I am not going to lie Jets fans, this matchup does concern me.  Not really because of Ryan Tannehill but of the weapons around him.  Lamar Miller, Jarvis Landry and Rashad Matthews are going to cause some matchup problems for the Jets.  With the injury to Darrelle Revis, look for Marcus Williams to start adjacent to Antonio Cromartie.  The Dolphins like to use their weapons in multiple ways, motioning them across the field and featuring end-arounds, screens and so forth.  One positive, the Dolphins have allowed 30 sacks so far this season, for the Jets to win, the Jets must create pressure, when you get in Tannehill’s face, he is prone to making some bad decisions. The Jets are home, use your home crowd to your advantage, be loud all game long.  I am interested to see if Erin Henderson gets more snaps and look for Lorenzo Mauldin to get 20 plus snaps.

Prediction: Believe it or not, if the Jets do win today, they are back in one of the two Wild Card spots.  Listen folks, I have to believe this week at Florham Park was not a picnic in the park.  With the release of Coples, it was a message sent loud and clear to the players.  The regime has little to allegiances with the players prior to this offseason, if you are not playing well, you will be replaced.  The players have heard that message loud and clear and that is going to show on the field.  Look for this offense to get itself going on the ground and in the air.  The defense needs and will create pressure and Mauldin will have 2 plus sacks today.

Jets 27 – Dolphins 21

Jets Vs. Texans – Final Notes

John Hargaden with final notes for Jets vs Texans

What will the New York Jets need to do in order to get a much needed W today in Houston against the Texans? Let’s take a look..

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Bills vs Jets – Final Notes

John Hargaden with final notes on Bills vs. Jets

The 4-4 Buffalo Bills travel to MetLife Stadium on Thursday night to face the 5-3 New York Jets. The outcome of this game will have a major impact on the AFC Wild Card picture, let’s take a closer look at what the Jets will need to do to get a win

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Jaguars vs. Jets – Final Notes

John Hargaden with final notes for Jets vs. Jaguars

The 4-3 New York Jets welcome the 2-5 Jacksonville Jaguars to MetLife Stadium.  Let’s take a look at what the Jets need to do in order to get a win….

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