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Former Jets Safety Jim Leonhard Signs With Denver Broncos

According to Roto-World Ex-Jets safety Jim “Jimmy” Leonhard has agreed to a one year contract with the Denver Broncos. Leonhard, a fan favorite, was known as the “quarterback” of the secondary but back-to-back season ending injuries (broken leg, knee) made resigning Leonhard difficult. Leonhard told JetNation during an interview that he would be ready for [...]

2012 Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

By Dennis Agapito and Ron Pickett - (Link Offense) (Link Defense) Often an overlooked aspect of football is the play of special teams (kicks, punts and returns). Special teams coordinator Mike Westhoff has long been considered one of the best at coaching his unit. 2011 however was not the best year for the Jets specials [...]

Jim Leonhard Is Not Walking Through That Door

According to reports from ESPN the Jets won't be re-signing Jim Leonhard. The so-called signal caller of the Jets D will still be looking to play in 2012 but it might be not for the Jets though there could still be a chance the team will bring him back if there are injuries. "Hopefully, in [...]

Jets Fans Biggest Concerns for 2012

A little over a week ago, I asked the members of JetNation, as well as some Jets fans I know personally, what they thought were the biggest holes left to fill on the Jets’ roster as it currently stands. With just about three weeks until training camp, let’s take a look at what Jets fans [...]

Rex Ryan On The Possible Return Of Jim Leonhard

After the NY Jets OTA session today, Rex Ryan was asked about the possiblility of Jim Leonhard returning to the Jets.  Here is what he had to say... On if signing Bell rules out a return for Jim Leonhard…  I'm never going to say that.  The way Tannenbaum is, Mike is always trying to put [...]

The Latest Jets News

The following is a review of top stories surrounding the Jets: It looks like the Sanchez v. Tebow debate isn’t going away anytime soon.  There have been several Jets players, including Darrelle Revis, making favorable comments about Tebow: One week before the Jets begin voluntary Organized Team Activities, (Darrelle) Revis lauded Tebow for his innate [...]

Jet Nation Interviews Safety Jim Leonhard

Jets 2011 starting safety Jim Leonhard’s season was cut short by an unfortunate knee injury.  Leonhard is currently an unrestricted free agent but news of his health and contract talks with the Jets have been relatively quiet. Leonhard was known as the ‘quarterback’ of the secondary, often setting the type of coverage to be used.  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 [...]