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MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:08 PM) We are bad and not in a Michael Jackson way
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:09 PM) I would say put Petty in but hes inactive
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:21 PM) this sucks
santana Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:33 PM) Am I taking crazy pills what the fuck all these flags
santana Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:34 PM) This is unwatchable
santana Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:35 PM) I'm going to give it 5 more minutes then turning this shit off
santana Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:35 PM) uefa time tomorrow
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:54 PM) ......................................
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:56 PM) BENCH FITS
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:56 PM) BENCH HIM NOW
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:56 PM) THIS IS TOTAL SHIT
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:56 PM) THE GUYS SUCKS
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:57 PM) a flash in the pan a 1 year wonder
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:57 PM) take his ass out
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MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 09:57 PM) 0 points in the last 4 2nd half
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MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 October 2016 - 10:29 PM) Hey Geno sucks stil!
ganggreen2003 Icon : (17 October 2016 - 11:59 PM) JETS are finished
ganggreen2003 Icon : (17 October 2016 - 11:59 PM) they may not win another game the rest of the season
ganggreen2003 Icon : (17 October 2016 - 11:59 PM) FIRE BOWLES
Jetsfan115 Icon : (18 October 2016 - 10:22 AM) time to throw in hackenberg
Jetsfan115 Icon : (18 October 2016 - 12:32 PM) how would you guys feel about drafting Leonard Fournette
MikeGangGree... Icon : (19 October 2016 - 10:11 AM) Geno Smith is starting Sunday
Jetsfan115 Icon : (19 October 2016 - 12:01 PM) cause fuck it why not lol.
vjdbbq Icon : (20 October 2016 - 09:40 AM) Geno blows
ganggreen2003 Icon : (22 October 2016 - 08:06 PM) Erin Henderson is out for the rest of the season
santana Icon : (23 October 2016 - 01:16 PM) Geno out again
santana Icon : (23 October 2016 - 02:15 PM) See jets can score in the redzone they just need 6 downs to do it
ROBJETS Icon : (23 October 2016 - 02:54 PM) I'm torn big time with the start we have had this season. I hate seeing the Jets lose but they almost never have one of the worst records to have the best chance of picking up a higher potential franchise qb. Like the V outs did with many
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ROBJETS Icon : (23 October 2016 - 02:55 PM) The Jets win just enough games in bad seasons to not get one of the highest draft picks
azjetfan Icon : (23 October 2016 - 04:43 PM) I'm not a college guy but I haven't heard of a QB coming out this year that's worth tanking a season for.
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MikeGangGree... Icon : (24 October 2016 - 06:29 PM) OK NO QB worth a damn coming out
MikeGangGree... Icon : (24 October 2016 - 06:29 PM) So now that Geno is done when Fitz starts to suck we get to see Petty!
ROBJETS Icon : (24 October 2016 - 07:35 PM) What sucks is the Jets have so many problems on offense and defense now and are going to be over the cap next year.
ROBJETS Icon : (24 October 2016 - 07:35 PM) http://www.nj.com/je...ly_over_af.html
MikeGangGree... Icon : (25 October 2016 - 07:48 PM) Look at the topic I posted about the cap
MikeGangGree... Icon : (25 October 2016 - 07:48 PM) Fixing the cap wont be hard
2JBallar01 Icon : (Today, 02:59 PM) How about trying to work out a trade with the bears for both Cutler and Jeffery? Both are on the trade block and both are better options than what we have right now with Decker out.
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Rex Ryan Is A Defensive Genius

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 10:13 AM


New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has been called many colorful words since becoming Woody Johnson’s face of the franchise prior to the 2009 season. Throughout all the bombastic press conferences, upset victories, disappointments and strange in-game decisions, his one undeniable trait has become an afterthought during discussions about Gang Green: Defensive genius.

Ryan, despite results that almost always point to excellence on the defensive side of the football, isn’t referred to using the “G” word in coaching circles the way Chip Kelly or Andy Reid or college coaches like Kevin Sumlin are on the offensive side of the football. Instead, Ryan’s accolades on defense are always bantered about with caveats such as “he’s supposed to be a head coach, not a defensive coordinator!”

While becoming a more well-rounded head coach is certainly on Ryan’s to-do list if he’s going to become a great leader in the future, denying his prowess as a mastermind, or not giving him the due he deserves, is a disservice to the biggest reason the Jets have been competitive since Ryan arrived in Florham Park five seasons ago.

As many outlets reminded New York this week, the Giants and Jets shared an identical regular-season record (36-31) and have an equal number of postseason victories (four) since the start of the 2009 season. Of course, all four of those victories came in one magical run for Big Blue. Meanwhile, the Jets morphed into what was affectionately called a circus following their last postseason appearance in the AFC Title Game loss at Pittsburgh.

While statistics and perspective were supposed to bring light to the inconsistency and struggles with Tom Coughlin’s team, it actually highlighted a positive Jets fact. Since Ryan arrived, the team has been pretty good. In four-plus years, Jets fans have watched one losing season, but two trips deep into January.

All 36 of those Jets victories — 40, if we include the postseason — have been due to the strength that every Gang Green fan knows the franchise will have as long as Ryan is the head coach: A strong defense.

With the team surprising early in 2013, the narratives understandably have been about Geno Smith, Marty Mornhinweg and a Jets offense with the ability to throw the football down the field for the first time in years. Offensive changes and improvements will help the Jets sustain success, but the foundation of Ryan’s defense is the reason that Jets-Titans is a compelling game on Sunday.
Despite losing the best defensive player in the sport and veterans along the front seven, Ryan’s defense is excelling. Young players like Demario Davis and Sheldon Richardson — along with the best defensive lineman in New York, Mo Wilkerson — have set the tone for a young, dominant defense.

Yet, through the early stage of this season and dating back to 2012, rarely does the Jets’ defense get talked about with the Seattle’s, Houston’s and Pittsburgh’s of the football world. When looking at the numbers, they clearly should.

Since the start of the 2012 season, which included having Revis for only a little over two games, New York’s defense is ranked fourth in total yards, right behind the trio of Pittsburgh, Seattle and Houston. Despite incorporating young players and adapting looks up front to accentuate the strengths of players signed or drafted by general manager John Idzik, the team has stifled opponents on a weekly basis.

When offenses led by “gurus” move the football despite personnel losses or changes, we call those coaches geniuses. When Ryan’s defense stops opponents on a weekly basis, we take it for granted and point to the aspects of coaching that he doesn’t excel at.

Some coaches are motivators. Some are tacticians. Some are more prepared than others. Few are truly gifted on one side of the ball, giving their team an edge there on a weekly basis.

Ryan is one of those rare coaches.
It doesn’t mean he’s headed for Canton, or the 2013 Jets are heading for a winning season, but it is the reason why the Jets have been competitive since he’s arrived.

Eventually, New York will start focusing on what Ryan’s mind does bring to the table instead of focusing on the headlines and issues everywhere else.

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Posted 29 September 2013 - 02:29 PM

and some jet fans want him gone? SMH

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