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2 hours ago, Scoop24 said:

And yet he had 17 catches on 25 targets. 

Cannon drops 32% and gets praised on jn.com

 

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5 hours ago, Paradis said:

I understand your point -- and I too, wonder about what exactly Gase is looking for out of a running back.

  • They drafted Ajayi, who as soon as he proved to be an effective runner, was traded
  • They drafted a 3rd down deluxe back in K Drake, who also proved to be an effective between the tackles guy, and his use has been puzzling to say the least. 
  • Frank Gore inexplicably got a ton of touches. 
  • Damian Williams also flashed 3 down success in his system, but was not resigned

Anyway... to your other point about Marion Barber types... i think i could make a strong argument that designated 3rd down back like Montgomery presents a far more "tip your hand" risk than Barber who comes in on 1st and 2nd downs. That's what COP back is. Some backs are just better with fewer touches. More explosive or punishing in limited action. 

I would vote for Dexter Williams in that capacity for us.   

I'd also add that Marion Barber with soft hands would be perfect and I think Dexter Williams will be a really solid pro.

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2 hours ago, HighPitch said:

17 of 25 is 68%

 

cannon drops 1/3 passes

cannon drops 32% of balls thrown

Let me know what strain you guys are smoking so too can get high

So incomplete passes are now drops? 

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Just now, Jet Nut said:

So incomplete passes are now drops? 

lol!.......Exactly, Cannon had 3 drops last year........Not saying he is a great receiver but that would make about a 15% drop rate........

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2 hours ago, HighPitch said:

17 of 25 is 68%

 

cannon drops 1/3 passes

cannon drops 32% of balls thrown

Let me know what strain you guys are smoking so too can get high

LOL

Ya know that's silly...………….Right?

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2 minutes ago, JetsMetsRangers said:

lol!.......Exactly, Cannon had 3 drops last year........Not saying he is a great receiver but that would make about a 15% drop rate........

LBell is the NFLs best receiving WR and he catches about 10% more of targeted throws.  

Guess a target, thrown into the turf is a drop.  What are we smoking? 

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16 hours ago, Jet Nut said:

LBell is the NFLs best receiving WR and he catches about 10% more of targeted throws.  

Guess a target, thrown into the turf is a drop.  What are we smoking? 

McCaffrey is the best pass catching rb but yes Bell is also very good

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By: Tyler Calvaruso | April 14, 2019 10:02 am ET

With all that Bilal Powell brought to the table at running back, replacing him this offseason was not going to be easy.

For eight seasons, Powell did it all for the Jets. Whether it was running between the tackles, catching passes out of the backfield or picking up edge rushers in pass protection, the Louisville product was a steady source of production for New York.

Now a free agent, Powell’s days with the Jets are seemingly over. A season-ending neck injury suffered in Week 7 pointed towards his time with the team being up, but the signing of Ty Montgomery on Thursday all but confirmed the end of an era in New York’s backfield.

Montgomery is not Powell, but he has the skill set to be the ideal replacement for the eight-year vet. Running back is not Montgomery’s natural position, but it is one that he has adapted well to thanks to versatility stemming from his days as a wide receiver.

Before ascending to the NFL, Montgomery was a star receiver at Stanford while doubling as an All-American return specialist. His prowess at wideout made him a third-round pick of the Green Bay Packers’ in 2015, but his time at the position in the pros did not last long.

After falling down Green Bay’s wide receiver depth chart in 2016, Montgomery was deployed at running back out of necessity. However, production catching passes out of the backfield followed, so Montgomery stuck there.

Montgomery’s mix of running and catching ability puts him in a good position to carve out a niche in Adam Gase’s offense. Le’Veon Bell will account for the bulk of the touches, but Gase shouldn’t have much of a problem turning to Montgomery in a pinch. As a proven runner and pass catcher, it shouldn’t be too difficult for Montgomery to fit into Gase’s plans.

In New York, Montgomery won’t be asked to carry the load as he was in Green Bay. He won’t be asked to take on as much responsibility as Powell was, either. Nonetheless, Montgomery’s versatility bodes well for his tenure with the Jets. As New York’s No. 2 running back, Montgomery has what it takes to emerge as a legitimate threat in 2019.

 

 

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Is anyone else shocked that he's 26? Seems like he's been around forever! Solid, versatile pickup.

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2 minutes ago, Dcronin said:

Is anyone else shocked that he's 26? Seems like he's been around forever! Solid, versatile pickup.

Absolutely 

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Newest Jet Ty Montgomery explains why he's perfect complement to Le'Veon Bell

I can create mismatches, I can go make plays at any given moment at any point on the field."

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Sep 23, 2018; Landover, MD, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Ty Montgomery (88) runs after a catch against the Washington Redskins during the second half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Mills) Sep 23, 2018; Landover, MD, USA; Green Bay Packers running back Ty Montgomery (88) runs after a catch against the Washington Redskins during the second half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports (Brad Mills)

The Jets landed their top free agent target in Le'Veon Bell this offseason, but they went right back into the free agency pool to find his backup in Ty Montgomery as well. Montgomery officially signed with the Jets on Monday, and he couldn't be happier to get started with Gang Green. 

"It's a fresh start," Montgomery told newyorkjets.com's Ethan Greenberg. "It's a new opportunity and it's a great opportunity. I get to go out there and I speak for myself with my play. Finally. And I'm looking forward to that."

Montgomery had a pretty rough 2018 season, which is why the fresh start feels so good. He played in seven games with the Packers -- the team he spent the previous three seasons with -- but was traded the game after fumbling a key kickoff return after the Rams in Week 8. He was shipped to Baltimore to play for the Ravens, however he didn't see many touches. 

Now with the Jets, Montgomery is hoping to rebound behind Bell and he'll use his versatile skill set to make that happen. 

"I think I can really bring something to the table to help this offense in being a guy that can go out wherever, make plays from wherever on the field, and I'm really excited about that," he explained. "I can line up anywhere. I can create mismatches, I can go make plays at any given moment at any point on the field." 

The 6-foot, 216-pound Montgomery is like Bell in that he has the ability to make an impact both on the ground and through the air. Between the Packers and Ravens last season, he had 188 rushing yards and one touchdown as well as 235 yards on 25 receptions. Those numbers don't jump off the page, but back in 2016, Montgomery had 457 rushing yards and 348 receiving yards with three total touchdowns in Green Bay. 

The Jets' offense will certainly be revolving around Bell, but Montgomery believes what New York will do to make sure Bell's rare skills shine every Sunday will ultimately help him in the end. 

"The Jets were a right fit for me because of what this offense has," Montgomery said. "Coach Adam Gase has a reputation of what he can do with an offense and the players in his offense. Signing Le'Veon Bell was huge and having an offense built around a back like that really suits me. I think it complements my game well."

 

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TY did nothing in Baltimore because his skill set doesn't match with what they were doing with Jackson at QB. 

Lamar did a lot of running, a RB like TY is just in the way because there is way too much off script plays. 

Ty can spell Bell & Gase can run the SAME EXACT PLAYS which makes our offense much tougher to defend. I think you'll see a bunch of RB in motion plays which Gase will use to help Sam figure out defensive schemes & to dictate to defenses. When you get LBs out of their lanes, it makes it easier for the Oline to get off the ball. Our play action game should be a thing of beauty because Sam can move left & right, plus throw from either side. 

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was just looking over the roster - any reason why the jets would list Montgomery as "WR/HB"?  i wonder what their plan for his usage is.

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5 minutes ago, heymangold said:

was just looking over the roster - any reason why the jets would list Montgomery as "WR/HB"?  i wonder what their plan for his usage is.

Because that's what he's always been?

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5 minutes ago, heymangold said:

was just looking over the roster - any reason why the jets would list Montgomery as "WR/HB"?  i wonder what their plan for his usage is.

Well, he does wear a WR number.  So there is that.  

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6 minutes ago, heymangold said:

was just looking over the roster - any reason why the jets would list Montgomery as "WR/HB"?  i wonder what their plan for his usage is.

He plays both. Did so in college and with GB

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1 minute ago, Barry McCockinner said:

Because that's what he's always been?

well, not entirely true.  he was drafted as a WR and only started playing RB when the packers needed him to out of necessity.  

 

1 minute ago, Peace Frog said:

Well, he does wear a WR number.  So there is that.  

no number was assigned.

 

everyone seems to be calling him Bell's backup - but this doesn't seem to jive with that entirely.

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Just now, heymangold said:

well, not entirely true.  he was drafted as a WR and only started playing RB when the packers needed him to out of necessity.  

 

no number was assigned.

 

everyone seems to be calling him Bell's backup - but this doesn't seem to jive with that entirely.

He's worn 88 his whole career.  He's a combo RB/WR.

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