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azjetfan Icon : (21 April 2015 - 09:52 AM) He is a good QB and I would love to have him. However IMO our 6 is not good value for us. Not to mention if he hates the idea of LA what is he going to think of NY? Contract situation would have to be worked out prior to trade as well. Extreme long shot to land Rivers. My money says we are more likely to land Brees.
azjetfan Icon : (21 April 2015 - 09:53 AM) which is still a very long shot
Chaos Icon : (21 April 2015 - 10:46 AM) he may just hate ownership. LT's comments yesterday was interesting.
Chaos Icon : (21 April 2015 - 10:47 AM) “I personally don’t think so,” Tomlinson said. “I really think this is a situation where Philip Rivers wants to move on. The reason why I think that and the reason why I feel like that is the Chargers have already approached Philip about doing another contract and he declined it. He doesn’t want anything to do with it; he didn’t even want to talk about another contract with the San Diego Chargers. That tells me that he’s thinking about moving on.”

“You never want to trade your franchise quarterback,” Tomlinson said, “that’s never the case. However, in this situation they might have no choice but to do so because I don’t know if Philip [Rivers] wants to be there anymore. I think he’s lost confidence in the organization. He’s seeing a lot of changes going on and the L.A. thing is valid; him not wanting to go to L.A., that is very valid, I can see that. So no, it doesn’t make sense to move on from Philip because he’s a franchise quarterback and he still has three to four very good years left.”
Chaos Icon : (21 April 2015 - 10:47 AM) missed the LA line. nvm. guess that is a legit concern.
Mr_Jet Icon : (21 April 2015 - 03:57 PM) He doesn't want to play for a franchise based in Los Angeles, but he'd be okay with playing for one based in New York City?
azjetfan Icon : (21 April 2015 - 04:28 PM) That's the point we have all been making.
MikeGangGree... Icon : (21 April 2015 - 07:05 PM) Jets vs colts Monday night week2
MikeGangGree... Icon : (21 April 2015 - 07:09 PM) Jets open at home against the browns
ganggreen2003 Icon : (21 April 2015 - 07:52 PM) Week 5 Bye after the London Game against the Dolphags
NJAzrael71 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 09:17 AM) Rivers is likely going to Tennessee. Would LOVE to have him here but we likely won't make the trade. I'd easily give this year and next year
NJAzrael71 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 09:17 AM) 's first rounder for him
azjetfan Icon : (22 April 2015 - 11:03 AM) IMO that's a steep price. I would swap this years first and a conditional 1st next year. Assuming we make the AFC Championship. That would be a 28-32nd pick. Otherwise a second.
MikeGangGree... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 01:07 PM) Yes 2 1st is a lot
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 01:10 PM) draft is next week, pumped
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 03:02 PM) What are thoughts on getting a RB in round 1? McShay's newest mock has us taking Gurley at 6. I don't think we should take him that high, but if we trade down and he's available I'd love to snag him, ACL and all. He's got an unreal skill set that, once healthy, will translate readily to the NFL. We're not getting a QB this year without paying a king's ransom, and unless we pay a ransom for a top guy I say ignore QB. I don't want us to take a Hundley or Petty type in the 2nd or 3rd round when we need other pieces (edge rush, OL)
azjetfan Icon : (22 April 2015 - 03:09 PM) We can probably get Gordon in the second. I would pass at 6. If QB is not available a pass rusher will be. Our biggest needs are QB Pass rusher and Oline.
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 03:34 PM) any thourghts on shane ray? i see a lot of mocks have us drafting him
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 04:35 PM) last one i seen had us taking cooper, a RB, and hundley for our 1st 3 picks. not thrilled about that
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 04:38 PM) I don't like Gordon much. Not much of a receiver or blocker, ball security issues, tries to bounce outside too much, stuffed frequently. Gurley is in a league of his own
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 04:39 PM) Ray is pretty highly regarded. I'm betting he, Dupree, and Gregory will be our best options as well as edge rushers at 6, but I think that's too high for any of them
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 04:43 PM) Personally love Cooper, I know WR isn't our biggest need but he may be the most NFL ready guy in the Draft. If we stick to the 6th pick and Fowler, Beasley, and Mariota are gone, Cooper is the guy to get. I'd even take him over Beasley
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 05:45 PM) i don't mind cooper. decker isn't number 1 IMO and marshall is expensive and getting old
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 05:45 PM) and we never draft a WR high
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 05:45 PM) but o-line and QB are huge needs. i wouldn't take o-line 6th overall, but i think our 2nd or 3rd should be o-line
Jetsfan115 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 05:46 PM) we need an OLB as well. if we don't land a QB i'd like to see OLB adn O-line with 2 of our top 3 picks
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 08:16 PM) I agree on Deck, not a true #1 and he's had a checkered history with injuries. Marshall has 2, maybe 3 productive years left, which is why Cooper is an option
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 08:17 PM) And I agree with you on edge rusher & OL being bigger needs, but there really isn't a lineman I'd take at 6
Chadforpresi... Icon : (22 April 2015 - 08:19 PM) So the way I see it, assuming Winston and Mariota are taken when we're at 6, that Fowler and Cooper are our best choices, and I'd be stunned if Fowler drops. I wouldn't be surprised (or upset) if we land Cooper
NJAzrael71 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 08:47 PM) Apparently Tennessee wanted both of Cleveland's #1's and their 2nd rounder to move up to the #2 spot to get Mariota. Still think two 1st rounders are too much for Rivers? He makes us instant contenders and if we make a deep playoff run, it would really be this year's 1st and what equates to basically a 2nd rounder next year.
If not, get Cooper in the 1st and then grab Hundley in the 2nd and O-line in the 3rd.
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:05 PM) I wouldn't be upset with Cooper, hes a stud
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:06 PM) Not sure about Ray. Dupree is rising on the draft boards, ridiculously athletic for his size
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:07 PM) Dupree is 6'4 270 and has a amazing get off and runs a 4.5
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:09 PM) Problem is he doesn't have big sack numbers in college, I rather draft a productive guy high
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:09 PM) Vic Beasley is insanely athletic as well and was hugely productive in college, good bet is that Beasley will be a 10+ sack guy in the NFL
NJAzrael71 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:12 PM) Beasley should be a stud but he gets caught up hand fighting if he doesn't beat his guy quickly. He'll likely end up as an OLB but we'll see
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (22 April 2015 - 10:15 PM) He'd be a good fit in our defense, because we could use that speed guy on the outside
Chadforpresi... Icon : (23 April 2015 - 06:27 AM) I'd love Rivers, but we should be able to get him without paying 2 first rounders
Chadforpresi... Icon : (23 April 2015 - 06:29 AM) Lot of buzz about Dupree going top 10, most mocks I see have us getting either Ray or Dupree at 6. I prefer Dupree, like you said insane athlete for his size
Chadforpresi... Icon : (23 April 2015 - 06:30 AM) I like Beasley as well but I have a strong feeling Washington will snag him. But he is a small dude, it'd be nice if he'd add some bulk (in Clemson reportedly played around 230)
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.@LanceZierlein says on http://sports790.com that Shane Ray will need surgery on foot, 5 months recovery. "Could drop out of first"
Chaos Icon : (23 April 2015 - 10:14 AM) this should change up the top 10
Chadforpresi... Icon : (23 April 2015 - 12:16 PM) Damn that's big. If he drops out of round 1 that could be a massive bargain for whoever gets him round 2. Dupree now looks more like the edge rusher we'd get at 6
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Wr Stephen Hill: 'iíM Ready To Give The Jet Fans Something To Scream About.'

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 08:48 PM

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WR Stephen Hill: 'I’m ready to give the Jet fans something to scream about.'

BY Manish Mehta

Less than 24 hours after the Jets addressed one of their glaring defensive needs, Rex Ryan & Co. made an aggressive move to give Mark Sanchez a little more help.

The Jets traded up four spots in the second round to select Georgia Tech wide receiver Stephen Hill with the 43rd overall pick on Friday. They swapped second rounders with the Seahawks in addition to giving up their fifth-round pick (No. 154 overall) and one of their seventh-round picks (No. 232) to position themselves to take the speedy Hill, who ran a blazing 4.31 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.

“I’m ready to give the Jet fans something to scream about,” Hill said after spending the first day of the draft at the Radio City Music Hall green room.

The 6-5, 216-pound Hill gives Sanchez a tall, deep threat that was missing in the Jets’ offense.

“Catching the ball from Mark Sanchez (will be) great,” said Hill, who will replace Plaxico Burress and play opposite Santonio Holmes. “I’m going to make sure I get with him as soon as possible and try to get this roll on.”

Hill’s ability to stretch the field – he averaged 25.5 yards per catch in three seasons – will be a welcomed addition for Gang Green, but he’ll have to make an adjustment from Georgia Tech’s triple-option offensive system to the pros.

“It’s going to be a big transition,” Hill admitted. “I’m ready to go. I’m ready to learn. I’m a quick learner. So I’m ready to see how things unfold.”

Hill, who only had 49 receptions in college, was one of most athletic receivers in the draft. The Jets were enamored by Hill’s leaping ability, which will make him an ideal red-zone threat too. His blocking prowess was another bonus for a team that will emphasize that within their ground-and-pound scheme.

"I can definitely put somebody on the butt," Hill said. “They liked my physicality a lot.”


Hill admitted that he’ll have to use his physical style to get off press man coverage at the next level. He’ll also have to sharpen his route running.

His speed, of course, was his most enticing trait.

The Jets hope that he’ll be able to stretch the field and keep defenses from stacking the box to stop the run. He maintained that his 4.3 40 time at the Combine was typical. Coming from a run-heavy college offense, Hill’s 40 time opened plenty of eyes. The Jets attended his Pro Day and put him through a personal workout, which sealed the deal.

“That was definitely routine,” Hill said of his blazing 40 time. “I worked a lot on that. I actually told the Jets that I was going to run that time.”

Hill didn’t seem fazed by the New York spotlight, either. Shortly after getting selected, he started a J-E-T-S chant from the Radio City stage for Gang Green fans in attendance.

“It was definitely a long day of waiting,” Hill said of not getting selected in the first round. “Once I heard that the Jets traded, I really had no idea until that phone started ringing.”

Although the Jets were amenable to drafting a receiver, offensive lineman or front seven player in the second round, they zoned in on Hill after he went undrafted in the first 10 picks of the round.
Gang Green had several players on their wish list for Day 2 of the draft. Alabama outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw, who was linked to the Jets in the run-up to the draft, was scooped up by the Ravens with the third pick of the third round (35th overall). The Jets had a second-round grade on Upshaw.

With the 38th overall pick, the Jaguars took Clemson defensive end Andre Branch, who could been an explosive edge pass rusher for Gang Green if they hadn’t selected Quinton Coples in the first round.

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For once it sounds like we've got someone that believes in a TEAM philosophy right from the door. Kid started the JETS chant as soon as he got drafted. I like it. Let's hope he can produce. Thank God Schitty isn't here anymore or else he would never be used for his size.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:25 PM

i love this guy already
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:30 PM

I'm skeptical of his college production but how can you not love his enthusiasm? He's going to put his all into this
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:54 PM

his college production? you must not watch college football, research what type of offense GT runs before i embarrass you.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:20 PM

GT was definitely a run first offense so we can't hold it against this kid that he had low numbers. He was also a blocking receiver. He apparently isn't afraid to knock somebody on their ass & is foaming at the mouth wanting to, so I'm waiting to see what he brings to the table.
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Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:24 PM

He seems excited to be a Jet, that is cool. Huge upside, hopefully we hit here. This was one of our biggest needs, getting a WR that could stretch the field and can be the #2 guy.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 12:11 AM

View PostLeonhardSkynyrd36, on 27 April 2012 - 10:54 PM, said:

his college production? you must not watch college football, research what type of offense GT runs before i embarrass you.

F S U

Do they still run that highly obnoxious triple-option?
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 02:21 AM

IT'S GOING TO BE HAMBURGER HILL FO' REAL
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 08:32 AM

View PostJetsOhFive, on 28 April 2012 - 01:11 AM, said:

Do they still run that highly obnoxious triple-option?


Yes, Paul Johnson is still their coach.
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