16 Players for the Jets to Select in Round 2


After a circus-like first round filled with five on-the-clock trades, gas mask bong sabatoge videos and teams reaching for talent (yes we are looking at you Eli Apple); the NFL is geared up to tackle rounds two and three, starting at 7pm EST from Chicago, IL. A number of talented first-round players slipped into the second, and with the Jets picking … Continue reading

NYJN Staff: First and Second Round Picks


Ah, bliss! After a long winter, football fans are coming out of the shadows to celebrate one of our favorite events of the year, the draft. Since last years move out to Chicago, the quintessential “booing” of Jet fans has surely diminished, but worry not Gang Green, we are giving you the chance to scoff at your computers as each of our writers grab … Continue reading

NY Jets Need to Find Kicker, Punter in 2016 Draft


As draft day nears, the hype and rumors around top rated players have begun to grow in both size and lunacy. Personally, I think that any speculation beyond analyzing basic needs and team visits should be kept to a minimum as the truth behind such news and rumors very often lead to empty hopes.   So, following those guidelines, I … Continue reading

Sam Bradford, I respectfully decline.


On the Monday before the NFL Draft instead of learning about late-round sleepers or early-round trades I was getting schooled in the finer, minute details of arbitration law as the media was swept up by the frenzied revival of the two-year-old Deflategate scandal. After a tired, yet satisfying chortle at the Pats dispense, I strolled the Internet to find another … Continue reading

With O-Line Deteriorating, It’s Winters Time to Shine


RG Brian Winters was drafted by the New York Jets in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, and that’s probably the most positive thing to be said about his career thus far. Brian Winters started for twelve games in his rookie year and despite the Jets’ high hopes that he could be a solid starter, he greatly disappointed … Continue reading

Jet Fans and Alumni: Put Ken O’Brien in Ring of Honor

Retired New York Jet Ken O’Brien is one of the greatest quarterbacks ever to wear a NY Jets uniform.  He is, however, not one of the 15 members of the Jets Ring of Honor.  I was able to reach out to fans and alumni, and it seems after looking into the matter, I am not the only one who feels … Continue reading

Why the Jets will Select QB Connor Cook in 2016 Draft


Several months ago, when giving an interview on the Mike Francesa Show, New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan gave his philosophy on developing quarterbacks: draft one every year until you find the right one. In his first year, Maccagnan followed that philosophy, using a 4th round pick on Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty after trading for Ryan Fitzpatrick as a … Continue reading