Category: Featured Editorials

Jets News From The Forums

This is a slow time of the year for Jets news, with training camp just around three weeks away.  The good news is that the JetNation football forum never sleeps.  Here are some threads to hold you over while the Jets prepare for training camp: Jets training camp positional battles to watch Should I let [...]

Happy Fourth Of July

We would like to wish everyone a happy and safe fourth of July.   Most of us have the privilege of living in this great country and we are thankful to all those who keep us free and safe.  In words of the Secretary of Defense: On this Independence Day, I want to express my appreciation [...]

NY Jets Week One Starting Quarterback: Geno Smith

With Jets training camp just a few weeks away the quarterback competition will be front and center as incumbent Mark Sanchez will battle rookie Geno Smith in hopes of remaining the team’s starter.  The Jets coaches have not tipped their hand as to whose favored heading into camp just saying they will determine a starter [...]

Should The Patriots Be Allowed To Void Hernandez’s Guarantees Under NFL Rules

Following up on a recent JetNation article regarding Aaron Hernandez’s contract multiple sources are reporting the New England Patriots were able to void his guaranteed base (season) salaries for 2013 and 14.   Ian Rappoport of NFL.com had written the contract language voiding any future guaranteed salary for Hernandez was omitted: In almost all situations, when [...]

Aaron Hernandez Charged With Murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested and charged with the first degree murder of Odin Lloyd today. The difference between first degree murder and other types of murder, such as second degree murder or voluntary manslaughter (sometimes referred to as third degree murder), is that first degree murder is willful and [...]

Can Geno Smith Save the Jets?

For the Jets last year, coming up with good quarterback play seemed harder than getting front-row tickets to “The Book of Mormon.” After leading the Jets to two AFC championships and scoring a $58 million contract, quarterback Mark Sanchez struggled during both the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In 2012, he completed less than 67 percent [...]

Jets Should Take Long Term Approach With Winslow

The recent signing of veteran tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. has been a welcome addition as the Jets were in need of more depth at the position.  As noted in JetNation’s June 11th minicamp report Winslow was impressive during his first tryout practice, so much so, it seemed obvious he would not be leaving without [...]