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JetNation: Myth-Busters

While listening to my fellow Jets fans whether through conversation, forums or sports talk radio they often reference the same several personnel “mistakes” the Jets have made over the past few years causing the team severe harm. Kind of like watching the presidential debates just saying it doesn’t make it true.  Here is a list [...]

Terminator Waived

After struggling to make the team in 2012, the Jets have decided to end the experiment and waive fullback John "The Terminator" Conner.  He had made a name for himself in the 2010 edition of Hard Knocks. His knee and hamstring injuries also played a part as the team couldn't afford to keep him on [...]

Jets Sign RB Lex Hilliard

In response to yet another injury, the Jets have signed running back/fullback Lex Hillard who was let go by the Patriots on September 19th. Hillard was drafted by the Dolphins in 2008 and has spent time with the Vikings and Patriots. In 40 career games, he had 40 rush attempts for 132 yards and a [...]

2012 Training Camp Preview: Offense

By Dennis Agapito and Ron Pickett - (Link Defense) (Link Special Teams) Teams are allowed to carry 90 players into training camp but only 53 make the final roster. They will fill the eight member practice squad with developmental or emergency call-up players. Any candidate for the practice squad will have to clear waivers first [...]

Jets Sign Journeyman Fullback – Ful Vakapuna

The Jets have signed free agent fullback Ful Vakapuna.  Originally a seventh round draft pick of the Cincinnati Bengals in 2009 Vakapuna played collegiately at Brigham Young University.  He is probably better known for appearing on the HBO show “Hard Knocks” then anything he’s done on the football field. Cut by the Bengals before the [...]

NY Jets Draft Two; Leon Washington Traded

The New York Jets 2010 draft is done, unless they make a trade to get back into a later round.  It was a wild day for the Jets and one that changed the direction of the ground game.  Veteran running back Leon Washington who recently signed his tender offer to return to the team was [...]