The first week of OTAs have wrapped up, and week two is now underway. With minicamp on the horizon we take a look at some story lines developing or coming to a head. OTAs will continue until June 9th, then from June 14-16 the Jets will hold their minicamp. Unlike OTAs, minicamp is mandatory for [...]
By Glenn Naughton When the New York Jets chose Penn State Quarterback Christian Hackenberg in the second round of the NFL draft, the reactions were predictably mixed among the Gang Green faithful. Some chose to focus on his early results, his 20 touchdown 10 interception freshman season under Head Coach Bill O' Brien in his pro-style [...]
The New York Jets have announced the signing of two more draft picks; 2nd round QB Christian Hackenberg and 7th round wide receiver Charone Peake. https://twitter.com/nyjets/status/730836408018083840 You can read more about this and see fan reaction in our New York Jets message board.
By Glenn Naughton Jets quarterback Geno Smith may have been in New York City on Tuesday night to support teammate Eric Decker, even still, the wide receiver threw his support behind free agent Ryan Fitzpatrick. When quizzed by reporters on his current status as the teams starter, Smith declined to comment, simply saying he [...]
By Glenn Naughton More of the same again today at day 2 or Jets rookie mini-camp as quarterback Christian Hackenberg was hot and cold while receivers Charone Peake and Robby Anderson flashed excellent speed. Following the session, head coach Todd Bowles met with the media to discuss the session. Below is a transcript of Bowles [...]
By Glenn Naughton With their first day of rookie training camp in the books, Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles addressed the media yesterday following the team's first session. Here's what the second-year coach had to say about his initial thoughts on some of his first-year players. On how Christian Hackenberg looked during practice… The [...]
Please check out Part 1 (Pros), Part 2 (Cons), and Part 3 (Summary) of our scouting report into Christian Hackenberg. Mental: Hackenberg displays very good understanding of the game, picks up on small nuances. He's shown instances of inducing off-side penalties from the defense with hard counts, and also recognizing when he may have a [...]
The second part of the the series, deals the downside of Christian Hackenberg, and some of the issues he's demonstrated over the years. Con: 1) This play is from his freshman year again, and he shows a trigger that's too quick for the play. This is a 3rd down play, and should be an [...]