TOJ Sidelines – Darron Lee & Why Talent Is Not Outweighing Baggage

Dalbin Osorio on why Darron Lee has not been worth the trouble so far…

The New York Jets are entering year three of the Todd Bowles/Mike Maccagnan Era and are under 100 days from kicking this thing off. The Jets are attempting an earnest rebuild, if you ignore them choosing to pay Josh McCown six million dollars to teach Christian Hackenberg how to propel himself into the endzone while an underachieving safety and an undersized inside linebacker dive right at him. This was supposed to be year one of that actual rebuild, but the Jets cannot seem to get out of their own way. Even as the Jets randomly released long time starter and defensive leader David Harris on June 6th, it is still not the strangest event involving an inside linebacker in the last 72 hours.

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Author: Dalbin Osorio

Dalbin Osorio is a Case Planner for Graham-Windham, New York's oldest child welfare agency. He is, also, a student at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Dalbin graduated from Monroe College with a degree in Business Administration. A 3 sport utility man in high school (think a mix of Jerome WIlliams, Brad Smith, and Jayson Nix), he joined TOJ in 2013.

New York Jets – The Optics Of Rebuilding

Joe Caporoso explores why New York Jets fans have more patience for a rebuild than they did a few years ago…

New York Jets fans have embraced low expectations for the 2017 season. There is more comfort than usual with the word “rebuilding” and already consistent chatter about positioning in the 2018 NFL Draft. This is year three of the Mike Maccagnan/Todd Bowles regime. Their current record is 15-17 with zero playoff appearances. It is fair to anticipate that record will remain under .500 and with zero playoff appearances after this season, yet the pitchforks are not out for Maccagnan, like they were for John Idzik by October of his second season. What has changed in these few shorts years and what does it have to do with personality, optics and football? 

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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 York Jets Release Eric Decker

Joe Caporoso on the New York Jets decision to release Eric Decker

Tuesday, bloody Tuesday. Initial reaction to the New York Jets decision to release Eric Decker…

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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 York Jets Release David Harris

Joe Caporoso on the New York Jets decision to release David Harris

The New York Jets made a somewhat shocking decision today to release veteran inside linebacker David Harris. Initial reaction below

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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 York Jets Film Room – 5th Round Pick Dylan Donahue

He has Kevin Greene’s hair and reminds a scout of former special teams stalwart Larry Izzo. With West Georgia linebacker Dylan Donahue, Mike Maccagnan hopes he’s found a little bit of both players. 

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PrimeSport Turn On The Jets 12 Pack – New York Jets Optimist Edition

Joe Caporoso with a PrimeSport Turn On The Jets 12 Pack on the optimistic approach to the Jets 2017 season…

Welcome back to another edition of the Turn On The Jets 12 Pack, brought to you by PrimeSport, official sponsor of the New York Jets. Make sure you subscribe to our TOJ Podcast and our new Play Like A Jet Podcast

Check out our new store at The LoyalistTweet over a picture of you wearing a shirt for a retweet and the endless adoration of other Jets fans, who now know you are both stylish and savvy.

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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

Episode 1 – The 1992 New York Jets With Rob Carpenter

Scott Mason hosts the premier episode of Play Like A Jet, featuring an interview with Rob Carpenter on the New York Jets 1992 season and how it could compare to this year’s team…

The premier episode of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason hosts and in episode 1 takes a deep dive on the New York Jets 1992 season with former Jet wide receiver Rob Carpenter. How does the 1992 team compare to the current team? 

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TOJ Podcast – New York Jets OTA Fluff Edition

Joe Caporoso and Dalbin Osorio discuss what matters and doesn’t matter at Jets OTAs, and also bring on Scott Mason to preview the debut of Play Like A Jet

Joe Caporoso and Dalbin Osorio talk about OTA storylines, Sheldon Richardson and the quarterback situation. They also bring on Scott Mason to preview “Play Like A Jet,” which premiers later today! 

The TOJ Podcast is brought to you by PrimeSport, official sponsor of the New York Jets! 

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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 York Jets Film Room – 6th Round RB Elijah McGuire

Joe Caporoso with a film breakdown of New York Jets running back Elijah McGuire

With the 188th overall pick in the 6th round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected running back Elijah McGuire from Louisiana-Lafayette . Let’s take a closer look at his game and how he fits with the Jets offense…

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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

2017 New York Jets Roster Preview — Return Man

Joe Malfa on the New York Jets options at returner for the 2017 season

Chad Morton, Jonathan Carter, Jerricho Cotchery, Justin Miller, Leon Washington, Brad Smith and the late Joe McKnight.

The Jets had an 11-season streak — from 2002 to 2012 — in which they had at least one kick return touchdown. Those seven players each had at least one during that span.

The 2013 season marked the conclusion of that streak and the dawn of a new one — a four season streak without a kick return touchdown.

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