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azjetfan Icon : (18 August 2014 - 09:36 PM) He wants to build through the draft. Not blow the bank on FA. I get what your saying but there is a balance and right now we are not one or two pieces away.
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Gholston Is Confident The Wait Is Finally Over

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 10:56 AM

[size="4"][quote]Gholston Is Confident the Wait Is Finally Over

By GREG BISHOP
Published: August 28, 2010


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — At the beginning of his third N.F.L. season, Vernon Gholston has never felt so comfortable, aggressive, primed. When he acknowledged that late Friday, though, he leaned forward, eyes on his locker. He spoke firmly, but also sheepishly, as if he wanted to knock on wood.

This is not Gholston’s first trip down the avenue of expectations so far unfilled. He was the sixth overall pick in the 2008 N.F.L. draft, a nonfactor through two seasons, a college defensive end turned outside linebacker turned back into a defensive lineman in the spring.

Each year, the Jets predicted Gholston would break out — including this one. He has rewarded the franchise with 30 tackles — in two seasons.

Still, all parties think (again) that this year will be different, that the beast that seems so obvious in Gholston’s frame, with biceps that look like swollen grapefruit and a torso that resembles an oversize V, will finally emerge.

“I’ve got momentum,” Gholston said. “Now, it’s about putting it all together.”

The Jets had just lost, 16-11, to visiting Washington in their third preseason game when Gholston exited the showers behind most of his teammates. Earlier Friday, he recorded a quarterback hit and recovered a muffed punt, and added two tackles for good measure.

All preseason, HBO had featured Gholston as a story line on “Hard Knocks,” and this performance surely provided more fodder for next week’s episode. But it also came with a disclaimer in that the Jets, Coach Rex Ryan and Gholston have all claimed progress in seasons past. Yet here they are again, perhaps for the final time.

Gholston calmly traced the problems in his first two seasons. In his rookie year, he struggled adapting to the N.F.L. At Ohio State, he had dominated rushing quarterbacks from the end position, but the Jets preferred to work Gholston as a pass-rush specialist from outside linebacker.

In his second season, Ryan made Gholston his pet project, but even with Ryan’s defensive acumen, Gholston had little impact. Gholston said the new system and the new coaching staff delayed his progress.

In the spring, Ryan moved Gholston back to defensive end, which made sense for both parties. The Jets’ depth at that position remains thin, and Gholston seems to be more comfortable there.

“This year, I’m familiar with the system,” he said. “I know what’s going on. I’m playing with more confidence.”

Gholston said that started with a change in mind-set. He felt that he was still learning in previous seasons, which prohibited him from playing at full speed. This year, he decided to attack, no matter what.

Shaun Ellis, the longest-tenured Jet and the player Gholston sits behind on the depth chart, provided advice on different types of blocks by offensive tackles. Jason Taylor mentored Gholston on pass-rushing techniques, which is like getting a computer lesson from Paul Allen. Coaches helped, too, Ryan in particular.

The better Gholston played, the more people he heard from. They called him after “Hard Knocks” revealed that Ryan had engineered the fight between him and offensive lineman Rob Turner, the resident hockey goon. In that practice, the mild-mannered Gholston threw Turner to the ground like a paperweight. Gholston guessed Friday that his “super strength” had kicked in.

He remains an intriguing figure. Because of the bulging biceps. Because of the signs of progress. Because of Ryan’s influence. Because of the possibilities, as always.

Gholston approached the Jets this off-season and volunteered to take a pay cut. Now, with linebacker Calvin Pace expected to miss what Ryan predicted would be a few weeks with a foot injury, Gholston could see time at his old position and his new one.

Regardless, he does not plan to back down. Not to Turner, not to increased expectations, not to anyone. Again.[/quote][/size]
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 10:59 AM

This will be the year that Gholston finally gets a sack?
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 11:02 AM

[quote name='Jetsfan0099' date='30 August 2010 - 11:59 AM' timestamp='1283183959' post='308757']
This will be the year that Gholston finally gets a sack?
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Lets start with contributing.
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 11:25 AM

Gholston will have more sacks than Misi.
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 11:45 AM

[quote name='SecondHandJets' date='30 August 2010 - 12:25 PM' timestamp='1283185500' post='308759']
Gholston will have more sacks than Misi.
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"If Misi goes in the 2nd round, I'll kill myself"

Why are you still posting, SHJ?
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 11:54 AM

[quote name='Jetsman05' date='30 August 2010 - 12:45 PM' timestamp='1283186725' post='308763']
"If Misi goes in the 2nd round, I'll kill myself"

Why are you still posting, SHJ?
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I wrote that? I don't remember writing that... I remember being shocked about him going that early but killing myself? Sounds a little screwy.
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 12:11 PM

[quote name='SecondHandJets' date='30 August 2010 - 12:54 PM' timestamp='1283187274' post='308764']
I wrote that? I don't remember writing that... I remember being shocked about him going that early but killing myself? Sounds a little screwy.
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Eh... it was something along those lines.

Maybe it was wishful thinking on my part, though.
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 01:22 PM

[quote name='Jetsman05' date='30 August 2010 - 12:02 PM' timestamp='1283184131' post='308758']
Lets start with contributing.
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LOL, no doubt. Contribute and contribute often please......The Jets need no slackers.
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 02:36 PM

Year 3. Gee it's like I've been saying that the past 3 years...

If Gholston does not produce while on the field this year he's officially a bust. Nothing he's done prior to this year matters. He's overpaid and was over hyped. Doesn't matter if he continues to make plays like he has been and even picks up a few sacks. I will greatly enjoy being right.
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 02:52 PM

By the way, I'm pretty sure he isn't over paid anymore (although his play in the past makes any paycheck going his way make him seem overpaid)
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Posted 30 August 2010 - 05:33 PM

[quote name='CoachasaurusREX' date='30 August 2010 - 03:36 PM' timestamp='1283197005' post='308776']
Year 3. Gee it's like I've been saying that the past 3 years...

If Gholston does not produce while on the field this year he's officially a bust. Nothing he's done prior to this year matters. He's overpaid and was over hyped. Doesn't matter if he continues to make plays like he has been and even picks up a few sacks. [b]I will greatly enjoy being right.[/b]
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maybe i'm not reading this post properly, but to clarify, you'll enjoy being right about Gholston not being good this year?

if anything, that should make you NOT enjoy being right. douche. way to stick by your team you fairweather turd.

i'll enjoy you being wrong.




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Posted 30 August 2010 - 07:53 PM

[quote name='Swissle' date='30 August 2010 - 06:33 PM' timestamp='1283207610' post='308790']
maybe i'm not reading this post properly, but to clarify, you'll enjoy being right about Gholston not being good this year?

if anything, that should make you NOT enjoy being right. douche. way to stick by your team you fairweather turd.

i'll enjoy you being wrong.
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WTF? He's saying that all this time, he knew that Gholston would start contributing in Year 3. He'll enjoy being right about Gholston finally being something more than a punchline. While most of us had Gholston written off, this dude kept on and on about Year 3. Now he's trying to say that we were all Chicken Little, and he was the voice of reason.
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Posted 31 August 2010 - 04:18 AM

[quote name='SecondHandJets' date='30 August 2010 - 08:53 PM' timestamp='1283216035' post='308794']
WTF? He's saying that all this time, he knew that Gholston would start contributing in Year 3. He'll enjoy being right about Gholston finally being something more than a punchline. While most of us had Gholston written off, this dude kept on and on about Year 3. Now he's trying to say that we were all Chicken Little, and he was the voice of reason.
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whoops...my bad. after further review, i retract my previous statement, apologize for the lil jab there...and will completely agree with what he said about Gholston.

ma bad bro namath.




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Posted 31 August 2010 - 08:34 AM

[quote name='Swissle' date='31 August 2010 - 04:18 AM' timestamp='1283246323' post='308812']
whoops...my bad. after further review, i retract my previous statement, apologize for the lil jab there...and will completely agree with what he said about Gholston.

ma bad bro namath.
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Lol I was like "is Wayne Brady gonna have to choke a bitch?"

It's all good man, I'm not really sure if I was 100% clear, but my point was made. Seriously though all I've done this preseason was follow him while on the field and he definitely is making plays, pushing the line, following the play, and most importantly is not completely lost in his assignments. I'm not saying he is a beast, but he will make some plays for this team: I believe it.
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