Category: Featured Editorials

Expectations

By Frank Barone   At the start of the 2006 New York Jet season head coach Eric Mangini was in an envious position.  If the Jets lost, most people were expecting it.  The team was coming off a four and twelve season and considered to be rebuilding in the eyes of the media.  There was [...]

A Win is a Win But….

By Tyson Rauch   As many have said over the years, a win in the National Football League is a win and you take them any way you can get them.  The Jets victory this past Sunday over the Dolphins was just that, a win but a very ugly one nonetheless.    The Jets showed their [...]

The 3-4: "Too Soon" or "No Time Like the Present"?

by Sperm Edwards Say you're a fictional coach of a fictional team. The team has players suited for a certain scheme, but haven't been overly successful doing it. Maybe they beat up the league's doormats pretty effectively, but the types of offenses they face en route to the Super Bowl just ran right over them. [...]

Preview: Miami Dolphins at New York Jets

By Tom Kiss Coming off an embarrassing performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Eric Mangini must deal with his first crisis as a head coach in the NFL. That crisis is dealing with the letdown of one of the franchises most lopsided losses in history. The Miami Dolphins prove to be a scary opponent as they are not [...]

Jetting into the Trade Deadline

by Nick Ferraro The NFL trade deadline is Tuesday.  It’s usually a non-event as very few meaningful trades have occurred in-season historically in the NFL.  This deadline is likely to be no different than usual.  If the Jets are thoughtful about the remainder of 2006, they should look a little bit differently at this deadline [...]

Learn From Your Mistakes

by Tyson Rauch Since being hired by the New York Jets, Head Coach Eric Mangini has repeatedly stated how the team needs to remain consistent, continue to progress and learn from their mistakes.  Well coach here is your chance to be a man of your word and learn from your mistakes.    Correction #1:  Bench [...]

Ride The Lightning

by Jet Moses While watching the Jets game on Sunday afternoon against the Colts, I recalled two things in particular: The January, ’99 AFCE championship game in Denver, and Lightning Loops, the legendary roller coaster that was a prominent feature at Great Adventure, back in the 80’s. I guess the metaphor fits, because when watching [...]

Is it the System or the Player?

By Tyson Rauch The 2006 New York Jets have shown its fan base many things in the early part of the season. For one the team will be prepared mentally and physically for every game they play in.  Secondly the coaching staff has a clear understanding of how to lead the team and how to [...]