Yearly Archives: 2014

How A Strong Draft Can Turn A Team Around

Good NFL teams build through the draft; that is a phrase commonly heard at this time of year. However, it can prove to be absolutely true. This year’s Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks, won the biggest prize of all having assembled an excellent young core through a succession of three or four strong drafts. [...]

Jets Select Safety Calvin Pryor (1st Round)

With the 18 overall pick, in the 2014 NFL draft, the New York Jets selected Calvin Pryor, a safety out of Louisville. https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/464587997841997824 Here is a scouting report of Pryor via the Star-Ledger: Strengths: Pryor is a huge hitter who has good instincts and can fly all over the field, which would make him an [...]

Hope & Optimism Should Surround Jets

It’ll be about 9:30 Thursday night when that stupid video is shown. You know what video I’m talking about. The one ESPN plays every year when the Jets are on the clock that lists their draft blunders. It’s not funny, it may have been that one time but it really isn’t anymore, and it isn’t [...]

Rapoport: Jets Are Looking To Trade Up

Ian Rapoport from NFL.com is reporting that the New York Jets are looking to trade up in the NFL Draft.  The Jets currently own the 18th pick in the first round and 12 picks overall. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/463811764388237312 It is hard to tell what rumors are real at this time of year.  Sal Paolantonio discussed the possibility [...]

Draft Party At Metlife

The New York Jets announced what players will be at the season ticket holder draft party at Metlife.   The full release appears below but the players are Antonio Allen, Nick Bellore, Jeff Cumberland, Kenrick Ellis, Damon Harrison, Tevita Finau, Jacoby Ford, Breno Giacomini, Jeremy Kerley, Dee Milliner, Caleb Schlauderaff and Geno Smith. Dear Jet [...]

Quigley Gives Jersey Money To Charity

As we mentioned the other day, the question over what number Michael Vick will wear on his jersey finally seems to be answered.  Vick originally indicated he would wear # 8, then he announced he was switching to #1.  What is all the fuss over a jersey number you ask?  Well there is a good [...]

NY Jets Draft Show

Listen to our New York Jets Draft talk episode with hosts Brandon Dowling, Angelo Berkowitz and Tom Shane.  This week they are joined by former NY Jets scout Joe Bommarito. Joe gave his insight into the Jets draft process, some selections in recent years and explains how drafting a wide receiver early in this draft could actually [...]

NFL Draft Buzzword Translator

Our friends at Turn On The Jets pointed this video out to us.  You want to decipher the code words that draft analysts use when they are hedging their bet?  This video is the answer... The 2014 NFL draft is coming up, which means you're going to be hearing a lot of draft "experts" use [...]