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Leonard Williams Named One of Pro Football Focus’ Best Defenders Under 25 Years Old

Pro Football Focus has been compiling a list of the top players under 25 years old at each position. Jets defensive lineman Leonard Williams made the cut.

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Leonard Williams, New York Jets (85.1)

Today’s NFL of multiple fronts and adaptive personnel packages means some players no longer play in one traditional position on defense, and so we have mirrored the flex offensive positions to recognize these defensive line Swiss army knives. Leonard Williams is the embodiment of that....

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David Wyatt

2018 Jets Draft: College Focus, Arden Key

It's never too early to highlight some players for the 2018 season.

Usually we leave it until after the season before we start focusing on potential draft picks in 2018. However this year, I plan to highlight a few key players before we get going, just to give those fans who don't watch a great deal of college football some players to watch in relation to the Jets and the 2018 NFL Draft.

Arden Key is a special talent, a pass rush specialist at LSU who broke the team's single season sack...

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Ethan Greenberg

Jalin Marshall Focused on the Now

Second-Year WR Attempting to Solidify Role on Offense, Special Teams

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Jets' three-way quarterback battle: Legit competition or charade?

Jets' three-way quarterback battle: Legit competition or charade?

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New York Jets Flight Connections 05/27/17

Daily links connecting you to articles about the NFL's New York Jets.

Good morning, Gang Green Gangsters! Here are your daily New York Jets links for this Saturday...

Kimberley A. Martin: The Jets believe they can exceed expectations.

Kimberley A. Martin: OC John Morton promises a competitive and versatile offense.

NY Jets: Several members of the offense weigh in on working with Morton.

ESPN: Bill Polian says there is no hope if QB Christian Hackenberg can't run the system.

Darryl Slater: RB...

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New York Jets Predictions for 2017

While it is way too early to really know much about how the 2017 New York Jets roster will fill out, and how the players will perform, it is never too early to make personal predictions. There are very low expectations for gang green entering 2017, but here’s what I think is going to happen as of now. Offense: 1. Josh McCown will win the Quarterback competition The New York Jets signed Josh McCown to come in and mentor Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty, as well as to play. They gave...

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New York Jets hire Collette Smith as first woman coaching assistant in franchise history

The New York Jets are set to hire the first woman assistant coach in franchise history, but her time with the team may be short. Collette Smith will join the coaching staff of the Jets as a preseason intern for the remainder of the offseason through training camp, at which point it’s expected that her run with the Jets staff will conclude. As reported by the New York Daily News, Smith established a professional relationship with the Jets and head coach Todd Bowles last year when she got...

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Jets may have found hidden gem at fullback in Anthony Firkser

The New York Jets have been waiting for a successful fullback, and they may have found him in Harvard’s Anthony Firkser. If the New York Jets want to have success with this young offense, then they will need to focus heavily on the ground game and on short passes. Using a fullback would help a […] Jets may have found hidden gem at fullback in Anthony Firkser - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

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John B

Jets 2017 Roster Breakdown: Can Lawrence Thomas Help Provide Defensive Line Depth?

We continue our countdown of the 2017 Jets roster today with defensive lineman Lawrence Thomas.

Name: Lawrence Thomas

Number: 97

Year with Jets: 2nd

Projected Role: Competing for a backup defensive line spot in training camp

His 2016: Thomas rode a surprisingly strong preseason into a spot on the opening day roster. The undrafted Michigan State product even earned some playing time in the Week 1 loss to the Bengals with Sheldon Richardson serving a suspension. He actually had a pair of big...

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Jets 2017 Roster Breakdown: Can Lawrence Thomas Help Provide Defensive Line Depth?

We continue our countdown of the 2017 Jets roster today with defensive lineman Lawrence Thomas. Name: Lawrence Thomas Number: 97 Year with Jets: 2nd Projected Role: Competing for a backup defensive line spot in training camp His 2016: Thomas rode a surprisingly strong preseason into a spot on the opening day roster. The undrafted Michigan State product even earned some playing time in the Week 1 loss to the Bengals with Sheldon Richardson serving a suspension. He actually had a pair of big...

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David Wyatt

Jets Shopped Sheldon To Seahawks, Bucs & Colts

Unfortunately for the Jets, they didn't find any takers

It's no secret that the Jets have been trying to trade Sheldon Richardson for a while now. The maligned defensive tackle is about to enter the 5th year of his rookie contract, and he'll earn over $8 million in 2017 as well.

You can't question the talent that Sheldon has at his disposal. However you also can't question that he's a very immature individual. He's had two suspensions already despite only playing 4 years in the NFL. He's...

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Is Jets left tackle Kelvin Beachum healthy?

Kelvin Beachum didn't practice during the Jets first week of OTAs. Is he healthy? The Jets held their first set of organized team activities last week. The first practice of which was open to the media. Presumed starting left tackle Kelvin Beachum didn't participate. Literally and figuratively the team's biggest free agent acquisition, Beachum remained in the rehab area most of the day. During team drills, he didn't get a rep. Cause for concern? Not really....

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Jets Shopped Sheldon To Seahawks, Bucs & Colts

Unfortunately for the Jets, they didn't find any takers It's no secret that the Jets have been trying to trade Sheldon Richardson for a while now. The maligned defensive tackle is about to enter the 5th year of his rookie contract, and he'll earn over $8 million in 2017 as well. You can't question the talent that Sheldon has at his disposal. However you also can't question that he's a very immature individual. He's had two suspensions already despite only playing 4 years in the NFL. He's...

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WATCH: Check out the best of New York Jets OTAs!

SNY takes a look at the best moments from the first week of New York Jets OTAs in Florham Park, New Jersey.

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John B

Jets Mailbag: How Should the Jets Utilize Their Running Backs?

We are heading into a long weekend. Many people view it as the start of summer. Before we hit the weekend, there will be one last mailbag on the podcast. Once more, you have submitted questions. Thank you for that. Now it is up to me to answer them.

On today’s show we take a guess at the philosophy the Jets will have on offense, try to evaluate the coaching hires on the offensive side of the ball, figure out how the Jets should deploy their running backs in the upcoming season, ponder a...

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Jets Mailbag: How Should the Jets Utilize Their Running Backs?

We are heading into a long weekend. Many people view it as the start of summer. Before we hit the weekend, there will be one last mailbag on the podcast. Once more, you have submitted questions. Thank you for that. Now it is up to me to answer them. On today’s show we take a guess at the philosophy the Jets will have on offense, try to evaluate the coaching hires on the offensive side of the ball, figure out how the Jets should deploy their running backs in the upcoming season, ponder a...

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Jets hiring female intern Collette Smith to work as preseason DBs coach

The New York Jets are taking a step forward in terms of gender equality. The New York Daily News reports that the Jets plan to hire Collette Smith, a female intern, who will coach defensive backs during training camp. This will be the first female coach for the Jets. Smith, 44, is a coach and marketing executive for the New York Sharks of the Independent Women’s Football League. She played for the team three seasons until being sidelined by a knee injury. Smith was granted on-field access...

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Is Jets' Matt Forte declining? 'I can still outrun some guys,' he says

Jets running back Matt Forte remains confident as he enters Year 10. Watch video FLORHAM PARK -- Matt Forte recognizes his reality. He is a 31-year-old running back, entering his second season with the Jets and 10th in the NFL. He knows he is nearing the end of his career. But he doesn't want to give in to Father Time just yet.  "I'm not really trying to outrun Father Time, because nobody wins that race," he told NJ Advance Media this week....

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Jets desperately need Buster Skrine to step up in 2017

It has been a disappointing two years with the Jets for Buster Skrine. Watch video In 2015, it was Antonio Cromartie who became Public Enemy No. 1 for Jets' faithful; his on-field struggles the blame for many of the defense's woes. Last year, it was Darrelle Revis. Now, it may be time for the lone cornerback remaining from Mike Maccagnan's 2015 spending spree to take his place under the microscope. It's practically a forgotten fact now, but...

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Who will be the Jets kick, punt returner this year?

The Jets special teams have been terrible the last two years. With Brisly Estime done with a ruptured Achilles' tendon, do they have anyone on the roster capable of making a difference in the return game?

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