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  1. Players to wear custom cleats reflecting their commitment to charitable causes during Monday Night Football game. Jets players will have the chance to share the causes that are important to them during Monday Night Football on December 5, 2016, as part of the NFL’s My Cause, My Cleats campaign. The initiative is a culmination of 18 months of collaborative work between the NFL and players across the league. Throughout the season, participating players have worked with The Players’ Tribune to tell the stories behind their cleats via long-form features and profile cards. A profile card for Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson can be seen here. Players are planning to showcase their causes on-field and many have worked directly with cleat manufacturers to design them. Of the 30 players participating, some players, including Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall, worked with an independent customizer to design cleats for players on the team who opted to participate in the campaign. A special My Cause, My Cleats themed television spot aired during Sunday’s games and will continue airing this week. The spot, which features Marshall designing his cleats with kids from his Project 375 foundation, focuses on promoting awareness of mental health can be viewed here. A photo gallery of players’ cleats and their causes can be found here. The gallery will continue to update as more cleats arrive. Cause Charity Eric Decker Military Veterans Freedom Service Dogs Dakota Dozier Mental Health Project 375 Quincy Enunwa Mental Health Project 375 Nick Folk Neurofibromatosis Children’s Tumor Foundation Matt Forté Mental Health Project 375 Breno Giacomini Youth & Sports American Football Without Barriers Marcus Gilchrist Mental Health Project 375 David Harris Mental Health Project 375 Jordan Jenkins Mental Health Project 375 Wesley Johnson Mental Health Project 375 Darron Lee Character Development United Way Nick Mangold Families of New York City Police Officers, Firefighters, Port Authority Police, and EMS Personnel who have been killed in the line of duty New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund Brandon Marshall Mental Health Project 375 Jalin Marshall Mental Health Project 375 Lorenzo Mauldin Mental Health Project 375 Dexter McDougle Mental Health Project 375 Steve McLendon Mental Health Project 375 Bilal Powell Gun Violence Hands Across Louisville Calvin Pryor Mental Health Project 375 Tanner Purdum Pediatric Cancer Go4theGoal Brent Qvale Mental Health Project 375 Darrelle Revis Mental Health Project 375 Sheldon Richardson Mental Health Project 375 Darryl Roberts Mental Health Project 375 Brandon Shell Mental Health Project 375 C.J. Spiller Mental Health Project 375 Julian Stanford Mental Health Project 375 Eric Tomlinson Mental Health Project 375 Muhammad Wilkerson Students TEAM 96 Foundation Brian Winters Mental Health Project 375 Click here to read the full story...
  2. Colts Practice Report Did Not Participate In Practice Thursday WR T.Y. Hilton (back), LB Robert Mathis (bicep), DT Hassan Ridgeway (back), CB Patrick Robinson (groin) Limited Participation in Practice Thursday CB Vontae Davis (groin), QB Andrew Luck (right shoulder, concussion), CB Chris Milton (foot) Full Participation in Practice Thursday S Clayton Geathers (concussion), T Denzelle Good (shoulder), C Ryan Kelly (shoulder) Jets Practice Report Did Not Participate In Practice Thursday T Breno Giacomini (back, shoulder), WR Brandon Marshall (foot, knee), WR Jalin Marshall (concussion), LB Lorenzo Mauldin (ankle), DT Steve McLendon (hamstring), S Calvin Pryor (concussion) Limited Participation in Practice Thursday LB Bruce Carter (quadricep), CB Nick Marshall (ankle), CB Marcus Williams (ankle) Full Participation in Practice Thursday TE Brandon Bostick (wrist), QB Ryan Fitzpatrick (knee), RB Matt Forte (knee), C Nick Mangold (ankle), LS Tanner Purdum (finger), DE Muhammad Wilkerson (ankle) Click here to read the full story...
  3. By Glenn Naughton Multiple media outlets are reporting that former New York Jets running back/kick returner Joe McKnight has been murdered in his Terrytown, LA. McKnight was reportedly involved in a traffic altercation at 3pm and was attempting to calm the perpetrator by apologizing for whatever it was that took place between the two according to a witness at the scene. EMT’s on the scene attempted CPR but were unable to revive the former USC star who was a fourth round draft choice of the New York Jets in the 2010 NFL draft. McKnight’s identity was confirmed by loved ones who arrived at the scene. He was 28 years old. Click here to read the full story...
  4. By Glenn Naughton For much of the 2016 NFL season, many Jets fans and even casual observers have seen a noticeable lack of interest from Revis in his approach to bringing down opposing ball carriers. Some have even wondered aloud if Revis’ play has slipped as a result of Revis making “business decisions” instead of football decisions, and according to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, that’s exactly the case. Mehta claims in this piece that a confidant of Revis made some comments about the cornerback that will have Jets fans blood boiling. “He’s done,” a Revis confidant told the Daily News. “If he had his way, he’d be done right now. He doesn’t want to play anymore. He’s made a lot of money.” While he can’t say for certain what Revis is thinking, the Revis confidant put the cornerback’s season this way: “He tanked it.” While Mehta often draws the ire of Jets fans with his almost always “anonymous sources”, he has been right in the past regarding issues that are initially met with doubt. Take for example, his trashing of Muhammad Wilkerson’s lack of dedication just a couple of months ago, only to see Wilkerson benched soon thereafter for, you guessed it, a lack of dedication by way of skipping out on meetings and practices. Just a few days ago JetNation.com did this write up, saying it was time for the Jets to move on from Revis, but if Mehta is right, it seems Revis beat them to the punch. Click here to read the full story...
  5. On this week’s episode of JetNation Radio we wrap up a win-less November with a 22-17 loss against the Patriots. As usual we will go over who were the studs and duds of the game as there were a few players who definitely stood out. As always, there is drama surrounding the New York Jets! Including the clown himself in head coach Todd Bowles, who decided to start a 34 year old quarterback instead of evaluating the younger quarterbacks on the roster. Be sure to follow us on Twitter: Joe- @joerb31 and Glenn- @Acefan23. Click here to read the full story...
  6. Ranking All 32 Teams Based on Week 12, and Previous Performances: Dallas Cowboys (10-1) Oakland Raiders (9-2) New England Patriots (9-2) Kansas City Chiefs (8-3) New York Giants (8-3) Atlanta Falcons (7-4) Denver Broncos (7-4) Seattle Seahawks (7-3-1) Detroit Lions (7-4) Washington Redskins (6-4-1) Miami Dolphins (7-4) Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5) Baltimore Ravens (6-5) Buffalo Bills (6-5) Green Bay Packers (5-6) Minnesota Vikings (6-5) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (6-5) San Diego Chargers (5-6) Houston Texans (6-5) Philadelphia Eagles (5-6) New Orleans Saints (5-6) Tennessee Titans (6-6) Carolina Panthers (4-7) Indianapolis Colts (5-6) Arizona Cardinals (4-6-1) Los Angeles Rams (4-7) Cincinnati Bengals (3-7-1) New York Jets (3-8) Jacksonville Jaguars (2-9) Chicago Bears (2-9) San Francisco 49ers (1-10) Cleveland Browns (0-12) #28 New York Jets (3-8): The Jets played the New England Patriots close, as they usually do, but came up short due to a couple of costly mistakes. Robby Anderson fumbled the ball on a promising drive earlier in the game possibly costing the Jets some points, then with a chance to win the game Ryan Fitzpatrick fumbled the ball off a strip-sack by Patriots defensive end Chris Long. Fitzpatrick actually played a good game up until the last drive, when it mattered most. Unfortunately that’s nothing new. Fitzpatrick will start again on Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts, meaning Petty will still have to wait. Todd Bowles did say “He’s going to get a lot more experience as time goes on,” possibly hinting at some playing time at the end of the season if the losing streak continues. Bowles is sticking with the short-term plan despite constant failure, we’ll see if that changes if the Jets continue to lose. Rankings Going into Previous Weeks: Week 1: #10 Week 2: #13 Week 3: #9 Week 4: #17 Week 5: #21 Week 6: #27 Week 7: #30 Week 8: #28 Week 9: #26 Week 10: #28 Week 11: #29 Week 12: #28 Click here to read the full story...
  7. By Glenn Naughton Believe it or not Jets fans, with their season even more over than it was 24 hours ago, head coach Todd Bowles is sticking with Ryan Fitzpatrick. Despite having just five games left to evaluate youngsters Bryce Petty and Christian Hackenberg, Fitzpatrick, who will no longer be a Jet after season’s end, will get the nod to lead the Jets offense at MetLife Stadium next week on Monday night football when the Jets face the Colts. Click here to read the full story...
  8. By Glenn Naughton The sinking of “Revis Island” has been discussed ad nauseam this season. All of the jokes and puns have been worn out by writers, bloggers and internet trolls for months now. It’s not a question, but a widely known and accepted fact. What’s not known however, is what the future holds for Gang Green’s most overpaid player, and it appears Revis doesn’t know either. Revis’ season has been a nightmare from the moment it started. According to Connor Hughes of NJ advanced media (you can follow him here), Revis was asked about his desire to remain with the club after surrendering a pair of touchdowns in the Jets’ 22-17 loss to the Patriots. Revis answered by simply saying “We’ll see how it goes”. After seeing how it’s been going for the duration of the 2016 season, it’s fair to say that plenty of Jets fans would be more than happy to show Revis the door as soon as the opportunity presents itself. It’s a shocking development if you stop and think about where he stood with the fans and organization during training camp. Well aware of the fact that he was getting up there in years, the 31 year-old Revis spoke frankly in saying that he would be willing to consider a switch to safety later on in his career, and most Jets fans were on board with the idea. Few fans expected Revis to continue to dominate at the cornerback position with father time nipping at his heels, but nobody expected such a drastic dropoff not only play, but even more damning, in effort. Reivs has been dogged by fans and the media for months now after several clips of game film circulated on the internet, showing the former All-Pro seemingly going out of his way to avoid contact. A “business decision” as its known nowadays, Revis has shown an alarming lack of effort. Hardly a trait any player can have if there are any plans on moving to the safety position where he can afford to be a step slower, but would never get away with avoiding contact. The Jets brought Revis back in to the fold last off-season with a mega-deal. It was a 5-year/$70 million contract that guaranteed the former Pitt star $39 million. Some have balked at the idea of parting ways with Revis, pointing to the $8 million in dead money the team would take on next season. The only problem with that line of thinking is that keeping Revis at his $15 million price tag is essentially dead money itself given his play. Unless the organization is recklessly trotting an injured Revis out there on a weekly basis, a decision for which they should be criticized if so, then Revis should not be a Jet next season. It’s time for the Jets to take a glimpse at their future at cornerback and go with Juston Burris. The roster spot and the $7 million his release would create is worth taking on the dead money in place of an under-performing, overpaid, uninterested player for an organization that must be focused on the future. In all reality, Revis should be benched for the remainder of this season. Injured or not, the Jets would be doing Revis and the organization a huge favor by announcing an injury of some kind during the week, putting Revis on IR, protecting what’s left of his pride, and getting increased reps to a younger cornerback such as rookie Juston Burris. It’s been a terrible ending for a player who should have been able to march off in to the sunset as arguably the greatest player ever to wear Green and White. Sadly, much of his career will be remembered just as much for the multiple contract holdouts, winning his only Super Bowl as a member of that team from Connecticut, only to come back to Woody Johnson, his own personal ATM, to cash in one last time. Even knowing all of that, there’s no doubt that some day down the road, one day Revis will get his rightful place in the Pro Football Hall-of-Fame, and most certainly the Ring of Honor at MetLife Stadium. The only question is, how will Jets fans receive him? We’ll see how it goes. Click here to read the full story...
  9. By Glenn Naughton Following Sunday’s 22-17 loss to the New England Patriots, head coach Todd Bowles revealed that safety Calvin Pryor was more than just shaken up after laying a big hit on a Patriot receiver in the second half of the contest. “Calvin Pryor is in concussion protocol. He’s being evaluated for a head injury”, said Bowles. Other than defensive lineman Steve McLendon’s sore hamstring, Bowles had no additional injuries to report. Click here to read the full story...
  10. By Glenn Naughton You can say whatever you like about the 3-8 New York Jets after they dropped yet another game to the rival New England Patriots, but you certainly can’t say they’re not a well-mannered bunch. As Dan Hanzus of NFL.com pointed out in this article that was published while the game was still in progress, Jets defenders were presented with an opportunity that most fans would expect players to see as a dream come true. Early in the first quarter, Brady handed the ball off to running back Legarrette Blount who attempted to run the ball off-tackle to the right side. With Jets defenders bearing down on him, Blount reversed his field and headed to his left, which is when Brady decided to take on the role of lead blocker. Brady headed in to the open field with a slew of Jets defenders in the immediate vicinity, making himself a slow-moving, but still very legal target for a defender to get a clean shot in. The Jets defense however, took a pass, going around Brady instead of through him en route to Blount. Untouched and squeaky clean after Blount was tackled, Brady even got a friendly pat on the back from cornerback Darrelle Revis at the play’s conclusion. You can see the play in full starting at the :24 second mark here. Click here to read the full story...
  11. New York Jets Report Card Week 12: New England Patriots @ New York Jets 11/27/16 Quarterback: C- Fitzpatrick: 22/32, 269 yards, 2 TD, 0 INT, 1 fumble, 2 rushes for 1 yard For a while there, Ryan looked like the Ryan of 2015. From then on, he played just bad enough to lose. With all the overthrows and the underthrows having been acknowledge, Fitzpatrick did give the Jets a 4th quarter lead – a lead that the defense couldn’t hold on to. But when forced to play from behind, it was the same ol’ story: a turnover ended the Jets day. Running Backs: D Forte: 13/27/0, 3 receptions for 23 yards Powell: 8/36/0, 1 reception for 7 yards The running game never got going, but what hurt the most was when CJ Spiller beat a linebacker deep and let the ball fall right through his arms. Ouch. Wide Receivers/Tight Ends: C- Enunwa: 5/109/1 B. Marshall: 6/67/1 Anderson: 2/34/0, 1 fumble Bostick: 2/14/0 Seferian-Jenkins: 1/9/0 J. Marshall: 2/6/0 There was a Brandon Marshall sighting, and Quincy Enunwa’s TD was impressive – reminiscent of 2010 Santonio Holmes playoff-level impressive. But Robby Anderson’s fumble may very well have been the turning point in the game. It was 10-0 Jets when it happened, and the Patriots never looked back. Offensive Line: C- Both of the tackles need to be replaced by next season and that’s assuming Nick Mangold is healthy. If he’s not, they’ll need a center, too. Defensive Line: B+ Hey, we’ve got a good defensive line! But not so that you really noticed it or anything through the first 10 weeks of the season. Linebackers: C The Patriots had more success in the run game than one would expect and it was only a wounded Patriots TE corps that kept this unit from getting exposed. Secondary: B+ 286 yards and a TD is about as modest as a Tom Brady game gets lately. Daryl Roberts looked promising, if inconsistent. Special Teams: D I’ll spare them this week, but the Special Teams unit is quickly on its way to earning a perpetual F for the season. It’s difficult to think of a game in which they didn’t cost the Jets points. Here though, it was a modest FG block – rather than the usual turnover resulting in a touchdown. So congratulations… I guess? Coaching: D When the Patriots spot you 10 points, you figure out a way. Or, in this case, you don’t. With a 4th and ~4 in the 2nd half, Bowles could have played it conservative (as he usually does) and punted the football. Or he could have been aggressive and gone for the 1st, given the fact that, you know, his team was 3-7. Instead he attempted a 54 yard field goal and, predictably, it was blocked. It’s as if this coach does his best to contradict my gut every time. The Jets haven’t had timeout/clock management issues this severe since before Herm Edwards hired Dick Curl. Click here to read the full story...
  12. The Jets came out of the bye week and into the fire with a big game against division leading New England Patriots, and after a series of lead changes, ultimately lost the game 22-17. The game, originally scheduled for 8:30 but flexed to 4:25, isn’t the marquee matchup it would have been if the Jets were better, but it was entertaining all the same. In a first quarter that featured the Jets winning a challenge on spot, they took the lead on Nick Folk field goal. After an efficient drive that featured a 32 yard completion from quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to wide receiver Quincy Enunwa, the Jets nearly scored on a wildcat play, and then scored when Fitzpatrick connected with wide receiver Brandon Marshall in the back corner of the endzone. The Jets led at the start of the second quarter, 10-0. The Patriots got 3 back on a field goal about 5 minutes into the second, but only after New England quarterback Tom Brady was knocked around and chased from the pocket that it was clear he wasn’t in a rhythm at that point. New England was greatly helped by a defensive pass interference call on cornerback Darryl Roberts, who failed to turn around and locate the ball. The Jets drive after the field goal ended when wide receiver Robby Anderson, having the kind of up and down season typical of a rookie, fumbled the football at the 50 yard line after a 25 yard gain. Of course, this gave the Patriots the opening they needed to come right back down the field and score the game tying touchdown. On the next drive, Nick Folk’s field goal attempt was blocked and recovered by New England. Naturally, New England came back down the field easily, but kicker Stephen Gostkowski’s kick missed a 39 yard field goal, pulling it wide left. The score was 10-10 at the half. After trading possessions in the third, the Patriots took a 13-10 lead on a field goal after the New York defense made a stop in the red zone. There were no changes in score until the fourth quarter. The Jets came down the field from their own 27. After missing Brandon Marshall in the endzone, Fitzpatrick connected with Enunwa again. Originally called an incomplete pass, the Jets second challenge of the game also went their way, as Enunwa’s butt landed in bounds before he hit they pylon and slid out. New York led 17-13 with 10:17 remaining in the game. It went south from there. After the Patriots pulled to within in a point on another field goal, the Jets punted after four plays, and the Patriots came back down the field for an easy touchdown in the last three minutes. After converting on 4th and 4, Brady connected with wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell for the touchdown. The Patriots failed on the two point conversion, and led 22-17 with under two minutes to play. The Jets had enough time to come back down the field, but Fitzpatrick fumbled and New England recovered the football. They ran a few plays and then Brady took a couple of knees, ending the game. Per the CBS broadcast, it was career win number 200 for Brady, moving him ahead of Brett Favre and tying him with Peyton Manning for wins. Ryan Fitzpatrick’s final line on the day was 22 of 32 for 269 yards with two touchdowns, no interceptions and a 115.2 rating with one devastating fumble. Running back Bilal Powell led Jets rushers with 8 carries for 36 yards. Quincy Enunwa led all receivers with five receptions for 109 yards. Brandon Marshall followed with six receptions for 67 yards. Enunwa and Marshall both had a touchdown reception. On defense, linebackers David Harris and Darron Lee led the team with 11 tackles each. There were no sacks but defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Leonard Williams both hit Brady. Richardson hit him twice. Linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin also hit Brady without recording a sack. With this loss, the Jets are officially eliminated from AFC East contention. The Jets next appear on Monday Night Football on December 5th against the Colts and MetLife Stadium. Kickoff is at 8:30. Click here to read the full story...
  13. By Glenn Naughton This one has all the makings of a post-holiday nightmare, folks. The 3-7 New York Jets prepare to host the hated New England Patriots, who (I hope you’re sitting down for this), currently sit atop the AFC East with a record of 8-2. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has missed a pair of practices this week with what is being called a knee injury, and tight end Rob Gronkowski is expected to miss the game entirely. Even still, there’s not much the Jets are going to be able to do to keep pace with New England’s high-scoring offense. Despite what will likely be a long, forgettable day at MetLife, here are a few key match-ups to keep an eye on. Tom Brady vs. Jets Secondary: This is where the story of this game begins and ends. Tom Brady is currently playing what some consider to the best football of his hall of fame career. As we all know, Brady was put in time out for the first four games of the season by the NFL for his involvement in yet another cheating scandal, but as he did after the first time, Brady has returned with a vengeance. Since his return, Brady is completing over 70% of his passes, while throwing 16 touchdowns to just 1 interception. Meanwhile, the Jets secondary has been a complete disaster from the second the season started. Brady and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick aren’t exactly known for taking their foot off the gas when they take a big lead, so look for the Pats to throw it, throw it and throw it some more. Ryan Fitzpatrick vs Bill Belichick: In what was probably the most shocking development of the year last season, Ryan Fitzpatrick actually had a great deal of success in his two meetings against Belichick and the Pats. Ryan Fitzpatrick threw 5 touchdowns without an interception against the Patriots in 2016. In the head-to-head match-ups, Fitzpatrick threw 5 touchdowns to zero interceptions as Gang Green was a dropped Brandon Marshall touchdown away from beating the Patriots in both games. Fitzpatrick and the Jets had to settle for a split when their week 16 overtime victory had the Jets and their fans riding high. What a difference a year makes, huh? This season has been a completely different story for Fitzpatrick who, unlike Brady, has been playing the worst football of his career. Struggling on a regular basis to hit open receivers, Fitzpatrick has completed just 56% of his passes to go along with just 8 touchdown passes and an NFL leading 13 interceptions. DL Leonard Williams vs. C David Andrews: Williams has been the only consistent performer for what was supposed to be the league’s most dominant defensive line. If the Jets have any hope of keeping this one close, they’ll have to disrupt Tom Brady, and that would start with Williams. The second-year player out of USC leads the team with six sacks. His biggest challenge tomorrow will be finding a way to get to Brady who will likely be getting rid of the ball in well under 3-seconds, utilizing a short passing game that attacks the Jets underneath. A tip of the cap to any Jets fans who plan on attending, as those who don’t have the stomach will likely be selling off their tickets to watch from the comfort of their own homes, if at all. Click here to read the full story...
  14. By Glenn Naughton While the Jets have been busy making a mockery of the game of football itself as they come out of their bye week at 3-7, the paltry record puts them in line for the 5th overall choice in the NFL draft as of today. With Gang Green being among those teams already looking forward to next season and the recent publication of multiple mock drafts from publications such as Sports Illustrated and CBS sports, here’s an early look at what direction some of the pundits have the Jets going when they run that envelope up to commissioner Roger Goodell in Philadelphia, the host city for the upcoming draft. In their first mock, SI has the Jets going, are your ready…defense in round one. Alabama outside linebacker Tim Williams, offering this rationale: Teams are often hesitant to draft two-down defensive linemen who can’t really rush the passer. Does it work the same way with playmakers who, more or less, only rush the passer? I’ll guess no, but there’s not a ton of history on which to draw—college teams usually do not have the luxury of specialized pass rushers, like Alabama does. But Williams is an absolute game-changer off the edge, even if he winds up playing limited snaps. There is no substitute for a defender that can live in the backfield. How would Jets fans react to not only another defensive player, but one who isn’t and every-down player at that? If SI is right, we’ll find out. CBS Sports offered up a pair of mock drafts from Rob Rang and Dane Brugler. Rang also has the Jets going defense first with Michigan hybrid defender Jabrill Peppers. This is an intriguing choice as the Jets just chose a speedy versatile linebacker in Darron Lee last season, but Peppers should run faster than Lee did in Indy, and can play not only linebacker, but safety and has also played running back for Jim Harbaugh. Brugler tabs pre-season consensus number-one pick, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson as heading North to Florham Park. One glaring observation that has been made by several talent evaporators, to include Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com, is that at this point, Watson is one of the many one-read quarterbacks who struggles in reading post-snap coverages, sometimes leading to poor decisions: However, there are times when Watson will predetermine his target and throw the ball without seeing the field. His interception vs. Alabama is an excellent example. His target won the one-on-one matchup, but Watson failed to see the over-the-top defender, resulting in an easy interception. Another outlet that sees the Jets going offense is walterfootball.com, as they project LSU running back Leonard Fournette, the big explosive running back who is seen by many as the number one runner in the draft. In explaining the decision to go with Fournette, walterfootball actually offers insight to why they didn’t have Watson going to the Jets as Brugler did: I’d love to give the Jets a quarterback at No. 5 overall, but there are no other first-rounders available at the position. And yes, I’m aware that I haven’t listed Deshaun Watson yet. Multiple teams, including those that don’t need a signal-caller, have told us that they grade Watson in the second or third round. Thus, Watson could drop during the 2017 NFL Draft, much like Teddy Bridgewater did a couple of years ago. Charlie Campbell was the first to report that most teams didn’t have Bridgewater as a first-round prospect – even before Bridgewater’s pro day – and he’s the first to say the same about Watson. Finally, we have profootballfocus.com and their first mock draft which is another that predicts the Jets will go defense yet again in round 1, with the selection of Clemson cornerback Cordrea Tankersly. Given this seasons struggles in the secondary, whether fans like it or not, cornerback may very well be the direction the Jets go in, and according to PFF, Tankersly has the size and frame to fit their scheme: A deep class of cornerbacks has a flavor for all styles and Tankersley fits the long, man coverage cornerback mold. At 6-foot-2, he can jam and run with receivers while showing the movement skills to stick with horizontal routes as well. This season, Tankersley has upped his game to rank No. 2 overall among cornerbacks at 89.5 and he’ll fit the Jets well as they’re in dire need of talent in the secondary. Five mock drafts and five different players going to Gang Green. Mock draft season is most definitely upon us, and there will probably be no fewer than 30 different players projected to the Jets in the top-5…lead the head spinning begin. Click here to read the full story...
  15. Ranking All 32 Teams Based on Week 11, and Previous Performances: Dallas Cowboys (9-1) Oakland Raiders (8-2) New England Patriots (8-2) Seattle Seahawks (7-2-1) Denver Broncos (7-3) New York giants (7-3) Atlanta Falcons (6-4) Kansas City Chiefs (7-3) Washington Redskins (6-3-1) Detroit Lions (6-4) Miami Dolphins (6-4) Minnesota Vikings (6-4) Houston Texans (6-4) Pittsburgh Steelers (5-5) Baltimore Ravens (5-5) Philadelphia Eagles (5-5) Buffalo Bills (5-5) Indianapolis Colts (5-5) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-5) Arizona Cardinals (4-5-1) Carolina Panthers (4-6) Tennessee Titans (5-6) New Orleans Saints (4-6) Los Angeles Rams (4-6) Green Bay Packers (4-6) San Diego Chargers (4-6) Cincinnati Bengals (3-6-1) New York Jets (3-7) Jacksonville Jaguars (2-8) Chicago Bears (2-8) San Francisco 49ers (1-9) Cleveland Browns (0-11) #28 New York Jets (3-7): Ryan Fitzpatrick will be under center again this week after Bryce Petty had his one-and-done debut. There isn’t much left to say at this point that hasn’t already been said, once the Jets are officially eliminated from contention there is no reason to keep Petty on the bench. Fitzpatrick will likely be gone next season, and the Jets need to see what they have in Petty. It sounds like Christian Hackenberg will need another season on the bench, meaning it will be Petty and someone else. If Petty can excel down the stretch, it could be the difference between the Jets attempting to acquire Tony Romo or signing a stopgap QB like Brian Hoyer. If Petty struggles, the Jets will likely make a push for a starting caliber quarterback. The only advantage Fitzpatrick has over Petty is experience, but is winning one or two more close games worth missing the chance to audition a potential future quarterback? If the Jets lose at home to the New England Patriots on Sunday, the pressure will be even greater for Todd Bowles to turn back to Petty. Rankings Going into Previous Weeks: Week 1: #10 Week 2: #13 Week 3: #9 Week 4: #17 Week 5: #21 Week 6: #27 Week 7: #30 Week 8: #28 Week 9: #26 Week 10: #28 Week 11: #29 Click here to read the full story...