30 minutes | Nov 22, 2016
How the Hell did we Lose During a Bye Week?
Ryan Fitzpatrick remains the Jets’ starting quarterback and he will again get the call this weekend when the Green & White line up to play the New England Patriots. “He’s been playing all year. He knows more of the system,” said head coach Todd Bowles today of his decision to go with Fitzpatrick over second-year passer Bryce Petty. “We can do more things with him. He’s been the starter. I don’t give away jobs. You have to take away a job. Bryce has gotten better. He’ll be ready to play if called upon.”
25 minutes | Nov 8, 2016
Episode 70: Just end the F*cking Season Now!
27 minutes | Nov 2, 2016
We have a win streak folks.
Dual ThreatRBs Matt Forté (82 yards) and Bilal Powel (76 yards) had their most productive outing on the ground this season in the Jets’ 31-28 win over the Browns, combining for 158 yards on 31 carries. It marked the first time two Jets running backs had gained at least 75 yards rushing since 2012 (Shonn Greene & Powell). Forté, who passed Marshawn Lynch for 35th all-time on the NFL’s all-time rushing list, also recorded his 50thand 51st rushing touchdowns. In doing so, Forté became the sixth player in NFL history to amass 9,000 rushing yards, 50 rushing touchdowns and 500 receptions. Powell put the Jets on the board with a 35-yard touchdown rush in the second quarter, the longest play on the ground for the offense this season. The Louisville product finished the day with a season-high 76 yards on six carries and leads the NFL in yards per rush (7.1) for backs with at least 30 attempts. “I think it’s awesome. I think they’re very similar,” said RT Breno Giacomini, who saw his first game action of the season Sunday against Cleveland. “They hit the hole hard, they just keep running their feet.”
30 minutes | Oct 26, 2016
Episode 68: A JETS WIN!
After confirming that QB Geno Smith suffered a torn ACL Sunday against the Ravens, Jets head coach Todd Bowles said that Ryan Fitzpatrick is the team’s starting quarterback. “We had some tests run and it came back positive. They said he has a torn ACL and he’ll be done for the year,” Bowles said of Smith during a Monday conference call. “You hear that and it’s tough luck for the kid and you go from there. Fitzpatrick finished the game up and we’re going from there with Fitz.” Fitzpatrick, who relieved Smith late in the second quarter of the Jets’ 24-16 triumph, completed nine of 14 for 120 yards with one touchdown. He started the team’s first six games, completing 57% of his passes for 1,441 yards with 5 TDs and 11 INTs. Last season, Fitzpatrick led the Jets to 10 victories while throwing for a franchise-record 31 TD passes and a career-high 3,905 yards.
27 minutes | Oct 20, 2016
Episode 67: Another Loss
Geno Smith accepted the mantle of leadership for the offense and the team passed on from Ryan Fitzpatrickthrough head coach Todd Bowles today, and Smith said all the right things as he returned to running the first offense in practice and preparing for the tough road ahead. "I think it's an opportunity for all of us to go out there and get a win," Smith said at his locker today as the Jets starting QB for a regular-season game for the first time since the end of the 2014 season. "We're on a four-game losing streak, no one likes it, there's a bitter taste in our mouths. And we've just got to put together some good practices, build momentum up until the game, and then go out there and just play recklessly, man, play hard with reckless abandon and do whatever we have to do to get this victory. "Honestly, it's not about me. It's about every single guy in this locker room. It's about the entire offense finding their rhythm and trying to win. It's not about one player, one person. It never has been. So we're going to go out there together and try and get it done."
30 minutes | Oct 11, 2016
Episode 66: This is our life.
Common Denominator The Jets have lost four games this season and they’ve been outscored by a combined 47-13 in the second half of those losses. Head coach Todd Bowles discussed the second half struggles and there was only one theme from breaking down the film. “They’re all different in certain ways,” he said about each defeat. “They’re all different in certain games and they have all have their own identity. The common thread is we’re not finishing games. Not for lack of effort or trying, but critical mistakes at different times.” Glass Half FullIn his postgame press conference Sunday, WR Brandon Marshall was full of positivity and expressed his excitement for the Jets’ Week 6 battle at Arizona on Monday Night Football. On Monday, that trademark fire remained.
28 minutes | Sep 26, 2016
Episode 65: Pick 6
After throwing six interceptions in a 24-3 loss to the Chiefs Sunday afternoon, Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrickplaced the blame on himself. “I’ll take it, I’ll put it on me,” he said. “I didn’t play well. When I don’t play well like I did today, then we’re going to have a hard time winning football games. That’s just the nature of the NFL and the nature of being a quarterback. I have to forget about this one and move on and show up next week.” One week after torching the Bills with 374 passing yards in a 37-31 win, Fitzpatrick was victimized by a career-high six interceptions in Kansas City. Fitzpatrick never found his mark Sunday, completing only 45% of his passes. Chiefs CB Marcus Peters had a pair of picks and veteran LB Derrick Johnson put the game away with a 56-yard interception return for a touchdown in the final quarter. The visitors ended up going 0-of-4 in the red zone as both S Eric Berry and Peters collected end zone picks in the third and fourth quarters.
30 minutes | Sep 20, 2016
Episode 64: JETS BEAT DOWN BUFFALO...On to KC
The Buzz: Renowned head coach Andy Reid leads the Chiefs for his fourth season in Kansas City. Since Reid took over in 2013, the Chiefs have compiled a 32-18 mark in the regular season. Last year, the 11-5 Chiefs were nearly unbeatable at home as they have won their last seven games at Arrowhead Stadium. In 2015, they clinched a playoff berth and advanced to the divisional round before losing to the Patriots in Foxborough, MA. They started the 2016 campaign with a come from behind overtime win over the division rival Chargers and fell to the Texans in week two.
30 minutes | Sep 13, 2016
Week 2: Jets @ Buffalo
The Buzz: Despite finishing with a .500 record in 2015, the Bills have a lot of talent on both sides of the ball and remain a dangerous foe. Former Jets head coach Rex Ryan is entering his second year in Western New York and he led the Bills to a 4-2 mark inside the AFC East last season. The injury bug bit the Bills throughout summer, but they have a nucleus of young players that held significant roles on last year’s team.
31 minutes | Sep 8, 2016
Episode 62: Week 1 Preview
Welcome to the 2016 Home Opener! We can’t wait to see and hear you at MetLife Stadium this Sunday as we kick off the 2016 season at 1:00pm against the Cincinnati Bengals. Sunday’s game, presented by SAP, will include fun activations from our partners around the plaza and in the parking lots. Upon entry, fans will receive a United States mini American Flag. We ask all fans to be in their seats early to help commemorate the 15th Anniversary of 9/11.
34 minutes | Aug 15, 2016
Episode 61: Preseason Week 1
Offensive POD: Geno Smith has big-time arm talent and today he showcased his accuracy on the long ball, placing a perfect toss down the left sideline to WR Chandler Worthy. While CB Juston Burris wasn’t in awful position, Smith placed the rock in a place that only his receiver could get it. Worthy got it and tacked on six points much to the delight of the Green & White faithful. Defensive POD: The versatile Buster Skrine is playing all over the field for the Jets. He continues to line up outside in base and at nickel in sub packages. Matched up with WR Kenbrell Thompkins, the physical Skrine draped KT on the outside and found
47 minutes | Jul 20, 2016
Episode 60: Summer Recap
2015 Highlights: After the Jets installed a new defense for the first time since 2009, Todd Bowles and Kacy Rodgers oversaw one of the stingiest units in the NFL. The Jets finished No. 4 in yards allowed while establishing a franchise mark for fewest rush yards allowed per game (83.4). Excelling in situational football, the Green & White ranked No. 1 in red zone defense (35.0%) and No. 3 in third down efficiency. The Jets established a franchise record with just four rush touchdowns allowed and they held opposing quarterbacks to a league-low 57.1% completion percentage. Their 30 takeaways also tied for third most in the league. In his first season back, Darrelle Revis collected a team-high nine takeaways. Veteran stalwart David Harris led the way in tackles again with 128 and he racked up 4.5 sacks. AndMuhammad Wilkerson, who signed a multi-year extension on Friday, was selected to his first Pro Bowl after pacing the club with 12 sacks.
6 minutes | Apr 28, 2016
Episode 59: Jets Select Ohio State OLB Darron Lee at No. 20
The Jets, with the second first-round selection of Mike Maccagnan's tenure as general manager, selected Ohio State outside linebacker Darron Lee with the 20th overall selection in tonight's NFL Draft. Lee (6'1", 232) was the fifth Buckeye to be taken in Round 1. He makes up for his size with loads of confidence and big-play production. He played only two seasons for the Buckeyes, but as a redshirt freshman he started all 15 games for the national champs and earned Sugar Bowl Defensive MVP for all the time he spent in 'Bama's backfield. In 2014-15 combined he had 27.5 tackles for loss and 12.0 sacks. Then Lee wowed 'em at the NFL Combine with a 4.47-second 40, the fastest LB time at this year's workouts and tied for the fastest among all LBs in the last nine Combines. He also a combine top performer in the vertical, broad jump and short shuttle.
27 minutes | Apr 21, 2016
Episode 58: The Draft is Upon Us!
31 minutes | Apr 14, 2016
Episode 57 - NFL Draft Class - OL Edition
A lot of time is spent talking about NFL players behaving badly or embarrassingly -- we almost got through a weekend without Johnny Manziel opining on partying, for instance -- but D'Brickashaw Ferguson retired as the New York Jets' left tackle over the weekend, and it's worth taking a few minutes to read his farewell letter to fans. It is as impressively done as his career was. There are those who tried to squeeze Ferguson into the group of players who have retired early because of health concerns, but it is clear from Ferguson's own words that his decision to walk away after 10 years was far more nuanced than any straight-line narrative. A first-round draft pick in 2006 -- the first by former general manager Mike Tannenbaum, who selected center Nick Mangold later in that round to form the bedrock of what was once one of the NFL's best lines -- who played every game and all but one snap in his career and never missed a practice, Ferguson knew what those who watched closely had detected, too. His play had begun to slowly erode, and it was harder and harder for him to compete at the highest level. "I never wanted to define myself by the size of a potential contract, but rather by my ability to compete with the best that the game could offer," Ferguson wrote. "Though I was successful in accomplishing that feat largely throughout my career, the difficulty in playing at such a level began to increase." At 32, Ferguson had made nearly $70 million, a very nice nest egg for a player with a curious mind who wanted to pursue other goals and who had to decide whether he wanted to swallow a substantial pay cut from the Jets. Would he have continued to play if no pay cut was requested? Maybe so. But the
40 minutes | Apr 7, 2016
Episode 56 - NFL DRAFT CLASS - OLB Edition
The transformation of the NFL into a "spread and shred" passing league has changed the job description for linebackers. Defensive coordinators are searching for athletic linebackers with safety-like cover skills. Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith are nursing injuries, but each player is considered a dynamic defender with game changing potential. How well they progress from their ailments will determine whether they are drafted where their talent and potential merits. Ragland plays like a 10-year veteran on the second level. Although he is ideally suited to play on the inside, he displayed a little versatility by lining up at outside linebacker during the Senior Bowl. www.NewYorkJetsLife.com
44 minutes | Mar 30, 2016
Season 2 - Episode 55 - The NFL Draft
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53 minutes | Mar 25, 2016
Matt F*cking Forte
Forte will replace Chris Ivory, who has agreed to sign with theJacksonville Jaguars. Forte will also be reunited with former Bears teammate Brandon Marshall. Forte leads the NFL in all-purpose yards (12,718) since he entered the league in 2008, but the Bears informed the 30-year-old running back in February that they would not offer him a contract to return. He played eight seasons in Chicago, where he ranks as the second-most-productive tailback in franchise history behind only Hall of Famer Walter Payton. Despite missing three games in 2015 with an MCL sprain, Forte still rushed for a team-high 898 yards while catching 44 passes for 398 yards. A two-time Pro Bowler, Forte caught 102 passes two years ago -- an NFL record for a running back. The Bears selected Forte out of Tulane in the second round of the 2008 NFL draft.
21 minutes | Dec 30, 2015
Episode 53: Pats @ Jets
19 minutes | Dec 22, 2015
Episode 52: Dallas @ Jets
www.NewYorkJetsLife.comThe Jets won Saturday night in Dallas and then they received a rare December Sunday off. After the Green & White moved to 9-5 with a come-from-behind 19-16 triumph over the Cowboys, the Chiefs and the Steelers answered with wins of their own to match at 9-5. While the season does not end today, the Jets will enter Week 16 as the AFC’s No 7 seed.During their four game win streak, the Jets have stayed focused on the opponent immediately in front of them. They will host a 12-2 Patriots team on Sunday that is looking to lock down the AFC’s No. 1 seed. The Jets would like to join their division rivals in the tournament, but they know they can’t get caught up looking at the scoreboard.“That is the ultimate goal. But right now we just focus on stacking these wins up,” said veteran OLB Calvin Pace on Sunday. “We have to win out. There are some scenarios where if some other people win out they will go. You just have to focus on what we can control. We got this win on the road, a tough one. We have to get two more.”