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  1. I'm not sure why everyone wants to move Mc Govern to G. He's been doing fine at C after the first few games. My hope is that the "French Doc" can take GVR's lunch. He seems to think he can. Loved at his presser when one of the scribes asked him if he would be starting next year. He said. "I'll be starting at RG this year." He had a no trade clause, smart guy, I'm sure he watched film on GVR, and thought "I can take that bums job".
  2. Seems like they are giving him a good payday for half a season. Panthers fans are thrilled. Sheena Quick @Sheena_Marie3 Panthers initially wanted a 2-year, Cam Newton wanted multi. They decide on 1-year, $10M, $4.5M guaranteed and $1.5M roster bonus per source.
  3. Wonder how many Jets fans would have been whining about wasting a 5th on Mike White after his first year.
  4. In order to get a good read on White, the Jets' D is going to have to play MUCH better then they have in the last month. If the score is 28-0 at the end of the first quarter, the Bills aren't going to care about 3-4 yard completions. White puts up 300+ yards and loses, 56-24, it doesn't mean squat. If the score is 10-7 at the half, White is really going to have to play sharp ball to keep the Jets in the game. Hope the D really steps up this week, so I can get a good feel of who White is in a contested game.
  5. Poll Results: Despite losses, wins over Titans and Bengals restore confidence 10 NOVEMBER 2021 Each month, we've been looking at how confident Jets fans are in the head coach and general manager. Since our last poll, the Jets have won a couple but also been blown out twice. How has that affected fan confidence? Here were the results from last month's poll: Douglas: JCI = 63% Saleh: JCI = 57% Here were the results from this latest poll: Douglas: JCI = 75% Saleh: JCI = 61% The JCI is based on a 0-100 scale calculated from the poll responses. Here are the results so far plotted onto a graph: The next poll will be at the end of November. Let's hear your thoughts in the comments. Site Admin
  6. NYPost_Cannizzaro @MarkCannizzaro 3h An instance when stats r misleading: #Jets QB Mike White, on his win-loss record, was credited with the loss in Indy because he started the game. When he came out w arm injury, though, the game was tied 7-7
  7. Joe must be into Santeria. IMO that's the only way both Darnold, and Adams could have gotten the trade value, and contracts for next year they got. LIVING Facebook Twitter Flipboard WhatsApp Email Copy Witch doctors are hunting bald men to use in magic potions By Jamie Pyatt, The Sun June 7, 2017 4:34pm Getty Images ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED BY: Bald men are being advised to avoid Mozambique because they are allegedly being targeted by local witch doctors. Police chiefs in Mozambique told a press conference that people with bald heads visiting the country should consider wearing hats if they go out at night, according to AFP. Witch doctors are reportedly hunting down the hairless for use in their magic potions.
  8. Out dated by a few months but, 10 Highest-paid Backup QBs in the NFL (Average Annual Salary) Player Team Avg. Annual $ Taysom Hill NO $12,000,000 Teddy Bridgewater DEN $11,499,000 Trey Lance SF $8,526,319 Nick Foles CHI $8,000,000 Case Keenum CLE $6,000,000 Tyrod Taylor HOU $5,500,000 Jacoby Brissett MIA $5,000,000 Mason Rudolph PIT $5,000,000 Justin Fields CHI $4,717,989 Mac Jones NE $3,896,588
  9. Be real nice if the Jets could get a pleasant surprise and this guy can solidify the RG spot. Right now it's like a swollen thumb for the OL
  10. Scouting Jets offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif By Bent Nov 8, 2021, 4:09pm EST Share this story Share this on Facebook (opens in new window) Share this on Twitter (opens in new window) SHAREAll sharing options Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images The Jets recently traded tight end Daniel Brown to the Chiefs in exchange for offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif. Today, we break down Duvernay-Tardif in detail. The 30-year old Duvernay-Tardif is listed at 6’5” and 321 pounds and was a sixth round pick out of McGill in 2014. He’s started 57 games with the Chiefs, as he was a full-time starter from 2015 to 2019. However, he hasn’t played since then. Background Duvernay-Tardif grew up in Montreal and was recruited to McGill as a 253-pound defensive lineman. In college, he developed into a solid left tackle and was voted as a two-time all-Canadian and the winner of the JP Metras Trophy for the best lineman in Canadian football at the collegiate level. He achieved this despite the fact he was only practicing once a week because he was also studying for a medical degree. Duvernay-Tardif wasn’t invited to the scouting combine but raised his NFL draft stock with a solid performance in the East-West Shrine Game. He then held a personal pro day and some teams showed interest, although others felt that he couldn’t be fully committed while also trying to become a doctor. The Chiefs eventually drafted him in the sixth round, although he didn’t play as a rookie. They stashed him on the roster while he got used to the rule differences south of the border and honed his technique. In 2015, he made his NFL debut as he started the opener and then also started the next two before coming off the bench for the three games after that. However, he started the last 10 games and was a full time starter from then until he decided to opt out of the 2020 season. He returned to the Chiefs this year, only to break a bone in his hand that meant he missed all of preseason. Although he was healthy at the start of the year, the Chiefs had by then set their starting lineup without him, so he was a healthy scratch until being active (but not playing) for the last game before the deadline. The Jets made the trade at the trade deadline, having reportedly been in discussions for three weeks. Now let’s take a look at what Duvernay-Tardif brings to the table, divided into categories. Measurables/Athleticism Duvernay-Tardif has decent size, but his length is slightly below average for the tackle position, so it’s not surprising that he moved inside at the NFL level. He posted good numbers across the board at his personal pro day, including a 5.08 in the 40-yard dash and 34 bench press reps. Usage As noted, Duvernay-Tardif was a left tackle in college, but has played right guard since being drafted. The only exception to this was that he also got some reps at left guard in preseason during his first two seasons. Pass Blocking After a rocky start, Duvernay-Tardif has some good numbers in pass protection. He gave up four sacks in his first five starts but then settled down and only gave up two sacks in his next 40 starts covering parts of four seasons. He gave up three sacks in 2019, although one of these was in the postseason. His pressure rates have generally been acceptable as well. Duvernay-Tardif shows on this play how hard he will work to stay in front of his man reacting to counter-moves and keeping control. DeForest Buckner beats him on this play though, making a sharp inside move as Duvernay-Tardif steps across and can’t recover back to the inside. Duvernay-Tardif generally anchors well against a bull-rush, but sometimes allows his man to get under his pads and drive him back. Run Blocking Duvernay-Tardif shows some good abilities as a run blocker, both on the move and at the point of attack. On this play, he pulls left and makes a big block to open up a lane for a long touchdown run. On this play, it’s initially a combo block but then the center peels off and Duvernay-Tardif controls his man, driving him back and to the ground. He also excels at peeling off to the second level and finding a target in space and slowing down his man while flowing laterally on outside stretch plays. He also has a good understanding of angles and plays to the whistle. The main areas of weakness are that he can be stood up initially at the snap, can lunge after blocks in space and sometimes allows his man to fight off his block late in the play. Short Yardage The Chiefs have had some good success from the goal line in recent years and would often run behind Duvernay-Tardif as they did here. Screen Blocking The Chiefs offense uses the screen pass in a variety of creative ways and Duvernay-Tardif contributes well to these. Here’s a play where his block is at the point of attack for a tight end screen up the middle. On this more conventional screen, Duvernay-Tardif leaks out and makes the block in space. He then hustled downfield to try and shove the running back across the goal line. Footwork/Technique The book on Duvernay-Tardif when he first entered the league was that his technique was some a little raw. However, he’s worked at this over the course of his career. Duvernay-Tardif is well-balanced and has good feet, which he’ll keep driving when engaged with a defender. In terms of hand techniques, he has a good initial punch but can sometimes be slow to reset his hand placement, leading to a loss of leverage. Here’s a play where he allows his man to get the first strike in, which rocks him back and opens him up to the jerk move for a clean beat. Penalties Duvernay-Tardif has been remarkably consistent in terms of his on-field discipline with either five or six penalties in all of his five seasons as a starter. However, in 2018, he had five despite playing only five games. He’s had 12 holding penalties, 10 false starts, three penalties for illegal use of the hands and two penalties for being an illegal man downfield on a pass. With his aggressive style, Duvernay-Tardif could easily attract more penalties, especially when he’s taking his man to the ground semi-regularly. However, he does a good job of keeping his hands inside to avoid getting a call even when he has a handful of jersey. Special Teams Over the course of his career, Duvernay-Tardif’s only contributions to special teams have been as a blocker on the placekicking unit. However, he saw some brief action as a blocker on the return unit in preseason early on in his career. Instincts/Intelligence Duvernay-Tardif can claim to be one of the most intelligent players in NFL history. He’s a qualified doctor and is working toward a master’s degree having enrolled at Harvard during the pandemic. This translates to his football IQ and on-field smarts. Early in his career, however, he had serious issues anticipating and reacting to stunts. This led to multiple sacks. He has worked at this though and became a lot better at it after his first year as a starter. Since that time, he’s been more reliable in such situations. You’ll often see him quickly moving off one assignment and onto another and he’s good at finding his target as a blocker. Attitude Duvernay-Tardif made a big sacrifice when he opted out of the 2020 season to help out with the fight against Covid-19. He was voted as Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year as a result and he’s also been involved with many community-based and charitable programs over the years. On the field, however, he has an aggressive temperament and will stay on his block through the whistle and away from the ball. Even so, he’s never been called for a personal foul. He’s impressed coaches with his toughness to play through injuries and with the fact that he was able to balance training for the NFL with his medical studies. Injuries Duvernay-Tardif has had a series of injuries over the course of his career. He played every game in 2015, but hasn’t started more than 14 in any regular season. His most serious injury was a fractured fibula, which landed him on injured reserve five games into the 2018 season. He was initially expected to return later in the year but it proved to be more serious than first thought. He returned to the active roster in the postseason but did not play. Duvernay-Tardif also had a high ankle sprain in 2016, missed four games with a knee injury in 2017 and had another ankle injury that cost him some time in 2019. He’s also had two concussions and an elbow injury, along with the broken hand he suffered this year in camp. In his senior year of college, he was dealing with a torn labrum in his shoulder but played through it. Scheme Fit The Jets have been in contact with Duvernay-Tardif over the past month and must feel he will fit well into their system. He’s proven to be solid in pass protection and a capable run blocker in both man and zone schemes. He is presumably going to push Greg Van Roten for playing time and maybe the starting role at the right guard position. He has been a former teammate of current Jets defensive end Tim Ward while with the Chiefs. Conclusions To give a sense of how good Duvernay-Tardif is, he signed a contract for $8.4 million per year in 2017, just after Brian Winters had signed a deal worth $7.25 million with the Jets. So, he was regarded as a notch above Winters. Having said that, the Chiefs renegotiated his deal downwards and knocked a year off after the 2019 season, so he’ll now be a free agent at the end of the year and his earnings are now at a similar level to those of Van Roten. Many Jets fans have been extremely critical of Van Roten and might assume Duvernay-Tardif is an immediate upgrade. However, the offensive line as a group have played well and Van Roten has, for the most part, settled down after a rocky start. This move could be seen as similar to the one that brought in Pat Elflein last year. It gives the Jets a chance to have a look at a potential starter for the following year and the inside track at re-signing him. Duvernay-Tardif is probably better than Elflein at this stage of their careers, but the fact he hasn’t played since 2019 makes this uncertain. It will be interesting to see if the Jets give Duvernay-Tardif some playing time so he has the chance to prove he still has something left in the tank. At worst, it’s a low cost move for a player with a Super Bowl winning pedigree that brings leadership and depth to the line.
  11. What are you talking about? You think there might be a problem with the D just because they have given up around 130 points in 3 weeks? There's no ploblem with the D Rich Cimini @RichCimini 4h Saleh compliments Ulbrich and defensive staff, won’t take a bigger role in defense. #Jets Beat Writer / Columnist
  12. I agree it's not comlplicated. I also agree that White should start against the Bills. If Saleh decides to go with Wilson I really don't know how much of a locker room there is to lose on a 2-6 team. Any players that grumble about it, just use the ole Parcells line. "I have your bus ticket in my desk drawer." If Saleh is making decisions based on what the players think, he won't be here long.
  13. Jets have 9 draft picks in the first 5 rounds next year, and almost $70M in FA money. If the players are smart they'll worry about how well they need to play to keep their roster spot. Let the CS figure out who plays QB to keep their jobs.
  14. Then I guess you would love one that was 61-66 as a HC. I'm sure Woody still has Rex's #
  15. This is the truth. I used to ref at HS and JU Co. Even at that level it is really difficult to really keep track of what is going on it's all happening so fast, and you have to do something. LOL I seldom comment in them, but I also get a laugh when people on message boards are screaming about how bad the refs are in the NFL. Got to be one of the the hardest jobs in the world with the speed and violence on an NFL field. The bias for certain QB's is another issue, and real for sure. I'm sure that is set by league policy which is a real problem. Another issue is the legit role gambling is taking in the NFL. IMO fantasy is keeping the league at the level it is. Probably going to be it's downfall in the end. JMO
  16. That spirit was on full display when he let Robbie Anderson say to him "you suck bitch" without putting the skinny weasel on his rear end
  17. Two of the best moves Joe did was Trading Darnold, and getting rid of the other POS
  18. Actually that is kind of sad. Darnold is a bad QB, but a very decent person. Well I guess the $19,000,000 The Panthers are paying him next year will sooth a good bit of the pain.
  19. Robbie's all right. He just got a nut in the eye. No biggie
  20. If the Jets can get some decent "push" run blocking down the road, and open some good sized holes this kid could become special real fast.
  21. Michael Carter ranks No. 2 among RBs in this extremely important category The NY Jets' Michael Carter is lighting the league on fire in one very important category that showcases a running back's true talent. By Michael Nania - 11/06/2021 Michael Carter, New York Jets, Getty Images Michael Carter is making a legitimate case that he’s already a star running back Just about any NFL running back can pick up what’s blocked for them. It’s not overly difficult to grab the football and plow downhill through a gaping B-gap for four yards after the right guard and right tackle create a big hole. What running backs get paid to do is pick up yardage beyond what is blocked for them. To figure out whether a particular running back is a star, a solid player, or a JAG (Just A Guy), all we have to do is ask this simple question: how much production does he create on his own? Right now, New York Jets rookie Michael Carter is racking up more self-created production than almost any other running back in football. Carter has been credited by Pro Football Focus with forcing 21 missed tackles on 86 carries this season. To boot, he has forced 11 missed tackles on 27 receptions. In total, Carter has forced 32 missed tackles on 113 touches. That is an average of 0.283 missed tackles forced per touch, which stands as the second-best average in the NFL among the 52 running backs with at least 50 touches. It’s not too early to call this kid “great.” Let’s give it some time before we call him “elite,” but at the pace he’s on, he will be there in no time. Funnily enough, the No. 1 running back in that category is Carter’s collegiate partner-in-crime at North Carolina, Denver’s Javonte Williams. The second-round pick has forced 33 missed tackles on 100 touches (0.330). Here are the top-10 running backs when it comes to missed tackles forced per touch: Javonte Williams (DEN): 0.330 – 33 on 100 Michael Carter (NYJ): 0.283 – 32 on 113 Mike Davis (ATL): 0.276 – 27 on 98 Kareem Hunt (CLE): 0.270 – 24 on 89 Nick Chubb (CLE): 0.268 – 30 on 112 Chris Carson (SEA): 0.267 – 16 on 60 Devin Singletary (BUF): 0.259 – 21 on 81 Ty Johnson (NYJ): 0.259 – 15 on 58 Tony Pollard (DAL): 0.250 – 21 on 84 Christian McCaffrey (CAR): 0.250 – 17 on 68
  22. This 100%. The one pass play they did call was almost the same play over and over. The 3 bunch WR set that had 2 of the WR's finishing their routes within a yard of one another. Terrible play. I haven't seen the play called since he moved to the booth. At the time the OL was major struggling trying to figure out their blocking zones responsibility. Free rushers were coming from all angles. I also agree with your final two points, "observing is fine" IMO it was brillant on Joe's and Saleah's part bringing in Beck to work with Wilson. Being on the side line going over every play with a guy Wilson has total trust in, can only lead to good things. IMO White has earned the Bills game. Give it to him even if Zach is ready. If White wins in Buffalo, well then it's his team.
  23. Media is going to make much more about this then it is. Wilson's injury was 3-4 weeks., This is week 3. IMO Wilson should return to practice, and White should get the start. The Dolphins game is where the fun should begin. IMO, unless White puts togeter another 400+ yard win, Wilson takes the team back over.
  24. It was glorious. Got the second Jets QB jersey in the HOF.
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