I’ve just gotten home on this soggy Sunday afternoon after witnessing my second Jets’ training camp. This time it was just me and Cliff out there, throwing caution to the wind as dark clouds threatened to rain over the 1:30 practice session. We arrived right on time as the team was warming up. I immediately noticed that the players were
I witnessed some really nice things during the evening practice, and some pretty surprising things as well. I’d like to remind everyone that it was only the first day of training camp, so I’m not reading too deeply into any of my observations. But I still feel obligated to share what I witnessed at Hofstra. Before I get into that,
It’s about that time, Jets’ fans! The off-season months come to a close as training camp officially begins! Is the excitement here for you yet? Personally, it feels surreal. I haven’t been this excited for the start of a Jets’ season since– last summer! All of the questions from the last couple of months will be soon be answered. Are
Wide receivers are, arguably, the most exciting players on the field at any given time. When a good wide receiver takes off down field, all eyes are immediately averted in his direction as fans stop breathing in anticipation of something marvelous. Is he going to leave the defender behind in his dust? Will he make a spectacular one-handed, diving catch?
In 2007, the New York Jets moved up in the NFL Draft to select Pittsburgh’s Darrelle Revis at number 14 overall. Most fans were shocked because there had been no indication of the Jets’ intentions of selecting Revis. The fans knew that the defense needed help. After the surprising 2006 campaign, the belief was that the team was an effective
This would be the appropriate moment to shift everyone’s focus to Leon Washington. He may be the no. two running back behind Thomas Jones, but the skill set Washington brings to the table contains a massive arsenal for which teams must be prepared. Selected in the fourth Round of the 2006 Draft, Leon Washington is one of the best things