Week One Preseason Review

Jets Playoff Chances

Last night the wait for football finally ended as the Jets played their first preseason game at the Detroit Lions. Overall impressions were not great as it is hard to find positives in a 23-3 loss. That being said, the starters had very limited playing time and it would be a folly to read too much into anything that transpired … Continue reading

Let’s Talk Tight Ends

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One position group that did not see much change this offseason is the tight end (TE) position. Last year the starters were Jeff Cumberland and Jace Amaro and while both started at TE they played different roles in the offense. Although their height and weight are almost indistinguishable, (Amaro 6’ 5” 265 lbs. Cumberland 6’4” 260 lbs.) the two TEs have different … Continue reading

Leonard Williams: In Wake of Richardson Suspension Comes Opportunity

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Last week it was announced that DT Sheldon Richardson would be suspended for the first 4 games of the 2015 season for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, reportedly for marijuana use. Richardson has not yet appealed the suspension and it appears unlikely he will do so. Richardson has been a big piece of the defensive line in past seasons … Continue reading

Geno Smith to Devin Smith: The Smith-to-Smith Connection

New York Jets wide receiver Devin Smith (left) runs a drill during their rookie mini-camp at the New York Jets training facility in Florham Park, New Jersey, May 8, 2015. (Ray Stubblebine)

With the outstanding offseason the Jets have had so far, many fans and members of the media seem to be talking all about the acquisitions of Brandon Marshall, Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie, and Leonard Williams. However, an often forgotten addition Devin Smith, a WR taken in the second round out of Ohio State, is key in the revamped passing offense for … Continue reading