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Jim Leonhard

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

May 20, 2012
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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 […]

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Jet Nation Interviews Safety Jim Leonhard

April 14, 2012
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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 […]

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Jets Salary Cap Analysis: Free Agency

March 13, 2012

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 […]

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Slim Pickings at Safety

March 6, 2012
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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 […]

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NY Jets Injury Report

December 15, 2011
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Here is a quick update on the NY Jets injury front.  Jim Leonhard had successful surgery to repair his torn tendon.  Marquice Cole and Brandon Moore both missed practice on Wednesday.  Joe McKnight did practice so his return this week is looking good. Rex Ryan Injury Update… We’ll start with the injuries here.  Guys that […]

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