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#JetsCamp: Secondary

  Tim McDonald is the Jets defensive backs coach, McDonald is assisted by Brian Smith at the assistant defensive backs coaching position. McDonald replaced Dennis Thurman last year for the 2013 season. Thurman was the Jets defensive backs coach from 2008 to 2012, and assumed the defensive coordinator position last year. Picked in the 2nd [...]

5 Storylines Heading Into Training Camp

The Jets have a stacked backfield coming into the 2014 season. Chris Ivory led the team in rushing yards last year with 833 yards, and is arguably one of the best power backs in the league. The Jets also acquired Chris Johnson this offseason, who is infamously known as CJ2K for his 2,000 yard rushing [...]

NY Jets OTA Recap 6/11

This was the final OTA session that was open to the media.  Here is a recap of the OTA session from yesterday at Florham Park. Absent Jeremy Kerley (Personal) Mike Goodson (Unknown) Shaq Evans (Finishing College) Willie Colon (Knee) Injured/Rehab Chris Johnson (rehabbing knee) Jacoby Ford Notes Dexter McDougle finally got to wear a green [...]

Most Jets Coaches Set To Return In 2014

Since the New York Jets organization decided head coach Rex Ryan would remain through the 2014 season there's been speculation that many of Ryan’s staff would need to be replaced as a number of assistant coaches contracts had expired. After one season Jets special teams coach Ben Kotwica made a lateral move accepting the same [...]

JetNation Podcast Mornhinweg And Thurman Take Questions At Event And Geno Smith Media Bashing Discussed

Hosts Dennis Agapito and Tyson Rauch discuss the New York Jets during another episode of JetNation Radio: Tyson shared his insight from a question and answer session with Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman. The media bashing of Geno Smith was also discussed along with is the team losing their reputation [...]

Jets Hire Bobby April Jr. And Tim McDonald As Coaches

The New York Daily News is reporting that the Jets have hired Bobby April Jr. to be the Assistant coach/Quality Controls coach and are expected to hire former All-Pro Tim McDonald as Defensive Backs coach as Dennis Thurman is expected to be named as the new Defensive Coordinator. Bobby April Jr. was with the Eagles [...]

NY Jets Widen Search For General Manager And Offensive Coach

With the firings of general manager Mike Tannenbaum and offensive coordinator Tony Sparano the Jets are continuing to interview possible replacements. They’ve looked at Green Bay’s front office to fill their vacant GM job with Packers vice president of football administration and player finance Russ Ball already having interviewed.  The Jets showed interest in John [...]