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Jets Look To Go Deer Hunting

Rushing the passer is something the Jets were supposed to be able to do well this season, and while pressure on the QB has been inconsistent at times, it has definitely been a factor as the Jets are on pace for a sixty sack season.  In a conference call with JetNation.com last week, defensive-line coach [...]

Karl Dunbar Conference Call With JetNation.com

Glenn Naughton of JetNation.com took part in the Jets' weekly blogger conference call with defensive line coach Karl Dunbar.  The following is a transcript of the JetNation.com portion of the conference. Glenn Naughton: Coach, with this run you guys have of these elite quarterbacks your playing, one thing that's been overlooked is the mobility and [...]

#JetsCamp: Defensive Line

The Jets defensive line is coached by Karl Dunbar. Dunbar is assisted by Jeff Weeks, the assistant defensive line/linebackers coach. Dunbar is entering his third year with the Jets as their defensive line coach. Both Dunbar and Weeks have a history with head coach Rex Ryan. Dunbar was drafted in the 8th round of the [...]

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 [...]

Meet Karl Dunbar

One of the coaching changes that the NY Jets made this past off-season was on the defensive line.  They brought in highly regarded Karl Dunbar who had previously worked with the Minnesota Vikings.  Dunbar has vitiligo, which is a condition that causes depigmentation of sections of skin.  He played 3 seasons in the NFL and [...]

2012 Training Camp Preview: Defense

By Dennis Agapito and Ron Pickett - (Link Offense) (Link Special Teams) Last year the Jets carried between 24-27 players on defense and they had 6-7 members on the defensive line. Defensive ends rookie Quinton Coples (North Carolina), Mike DeVito, Muhammad Wilkerson along with tackles Marcus Dixon, Kenrick Ellis, and Sione Pouha have all but [...]

JetNation NFL Power Rankings – Part Two

Offense:  The Bills rely on a balanced attack when it comes to offense.  They ranked 13th-15th in most major statistical categories: Points (14), Yards (14), Passing Yards (15), and Rushing Yards (13).  They are led by QB Ryan Fitzpatrick who threw 24 touchdowns but a league high 23 interceptions.  The Bills use a spread quick [...]

Coaches Corner

As the New York Jets enter “quiet time,” diehards will continue to discuss what the team still needs to start the 2012 season on the right foot.  Player potential is currently based on the performance from mini-camp.  These accusations should be taken lightly because pads were not worn.  Fans and analysts alike should form more [...]