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Video Analysis: The Safeties Role In The Jets Defense

All Jets fans remember the 99 yard touchdown catch made by Giant’s wide receiver Victor Cruz which may have very well sunk the Jets 2011 playoff hopes.  With the safety position being a concern video analysis of the Cruz play helps in understanding specific defensive formations along with the safeties responsibilities and what the Jets will [...]

Jets Set To Host Safety Reggie Nelson

According to Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger free agent safety Reggie Nelson will be visiting the Jets on Friday: Free-agent safety Reggie Nelson is visiting the Jets Friday. Nelson, formerly of the Bengals, would be an excellent fit for the safety-needy Jets because of his cover skills. Nelson would be a welcome addition as the [...]

Jets Salary Cap Analysis: Free Agency

Now is a good time to take a look at the Jets salary cap position before entering free agency.  All incentives and raises are over while the cap is set at $120.6 million, so a clear understanding of the team’s finances is available for analysis.  Numbers are sometimes rounded and/or approximated just to keep things [...]

Slim Pickings at Safety

Safety is a position that requires major improvements for the Jets this off season.  The underwhelming starter Eric Smith, currently still with the team, was often seen chasing tight ends down the field and seemed to lack the speed necessary to cover a large area.  While unrestricted free agent former starter Jim Leonhard had suffered season [...]

Why The Jets Should Keep Eric Smith

Well it's time to take out the 'punching bag', Eric Smith, for some more jabs.  Smith did not exactly inspire most Jets fans with his play this past season.  Visions of him trying to chase down tight ends every week are still etched in our memories, but before you just toss poor Eric to the [...]

Rex Ryan Talks To The Media – 12/26/11

Opening Statement… Obviously, we watched the tape and we gave up too many big plays on defense and obviously, to the Giants credit, we never got any big plays on offense. We controlled the ball by time of possession. I think we had 97 offensive plays, gradable plays. Generally, you win the game when that [...]

Jets Sign Safety Brodney Pool

Adam Schefter reported on twitter that the New York Jets didn't waste any time replacing Safety Kerry Rhodes.  They signed former Cleveland Brown, Brodney Pool. Jets reached agreement on a one-year, $1.3 million deal with former Browns S Brodney Pool. Pool, who is 25 years old, was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second [...]