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The New York Jets have received four extra 2014 draft picks (4th round: #137 and three 6th round: #209, 210 and 213) via the NFL’s compensatory draft formula: NFL ANNOUNCES 32 COMPENSATORY DRAFT CHOICES TO 13 CLUBS A total of 32 compensatory choices in the 2014 NFL Draft have been awarded to 13 teams, the […]

Had an opportunity to ask New York Jets right tackle Austin Howard some questions about his rise to starting for the team along with where the offense is at heading into their next game against the Atlanta Falcons: Q: You were on the Baltimore Ravens practice squad before being signed by the Jets in 2011.  […]

When the Jets ran the ball last season, they averaged 3.8 yards per carry.  Mark Sanchez, Greg McElroy and Tim Tebow were sacked 47 times combined and they were under non-stop duress whenever they dropped back.  So the shake up on the offensive line continues as Matt Slauson has signed a one-year contract with the […]

The New York Jets offensive line might be going through a transition next season as both guards Matt Slauson and Brandon Moore are set to become unrestricted free agents.  2010 round two draft pick Vladimir Ducasse was being groomed to replace Slauson playing part-time at left guard in 2012.  Moore will be 33 going into […]

No Adrien Clarke is most likely not coming back to the Jets to play left guard like he did during the 2007 season but it looks like history might repeat itself. The Jets acquired guard Pete Kendall before the 2004 season.  Kendall agreed to a pay reduction for the 2006 year with the understanding that […]

The $8.1 Million Salary Cap Space Fallacy

October 2, 2012

Thanks to Mike Florio and Pro-Football-Talk there is a fallacy running around that the Jets have $8.1 million in cap space to use for the 2012 season.  Even though the September 3rd Florio article had a disclaimer which explained his numbers only included 51 players, not 53 and injured reserve (IR) cost which would count […]

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Matt Slauson Takes A Paycut

August 10, 2012

The Star-Ledger is reporting that Jets guard Matt Slauson has taken a $258,000 pay cut in his 2012 salary reducing his pay from $1.308 million to $1.05 million. With this move Slauson’s pay is now fully guaranteed with a signing bonus of $435,000 to go along with his $615,000 base salary. Slauson had recently won […]

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NY Jets Training Camp Day 1 Recap

July 27, 2012

The New York Jets took the field today at SUNY Cortland for the first time this season.  Training camp is officially underway and throughout the offseason we heard about what Tony Sparano wanted out of this offense.  The term ground and pound was used often but Sparano made it clear that he would also make […]

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2012 Training Camp Preview: Offense

July 27, 2012
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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 […]

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Jets To Go Without Captains In 2012

July 6, 2012
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Slipping through the cracks between the Tebow Bachelor story and the Tebow MMA story some on the field news had occured and that news is that the New York Jets will be going without captains for the 2012 season. The team is going with the philosophy that you must earn leadership rather than just being […]

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