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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 […]

Long time New York Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff retired after the 2012 season and the team filled his vacancy from within promoting assistant special teams coach Ben Kotwica as a replacement. Coach Kotwica has learned under Westhoff since 2007 before being named coach of the special teams unit: Kotwica worked closely with former […]

The Jets had training camp practice today on a rainy field up in Cortland.  Here are some of the day’s highlights: The quarterback competition continues between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith: The 11-on-11 portion of practice consisted of a two-minute drill with Smith making the play of the day a 50-yard pass to rookie Ryan […]

The New York Jets continue their offseason practices today, which wrap up tomorrow, with mandatory minicamp taking place June 11-13.  The quarterback competition was on again and while neither QB took control Mark Sanchez was 9-of-19 (47% COMP) while Geno Smith went 5-of-9 (55% COMP) with an interception: Sanchez 9 of 19. Geno 5 of […]

Still without a general manager the New York Jets have also lost a total of 9 coaches since the end of the season: Tony Sparano:  Coming as no surprise the former Miami Dolphins head coach was let go after one season producing the 30th ranked offense in the NFL.  The Jets are looking at potential […]

Mike Westhoff: Don’t Blame Me For The NY Jets Poor Season

January 11, 2013

With the New York Jets coming off a terrible 6-10 season there is plenty of blame to go around just make sure not to mention “retired” special teams coach Mike Westhoff as one of the culprits for the poor record. Westhoff appeared on Miami sports radio station 560 WQAM and proceeded to rip every facet […]

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NY Jets Owner Johnson and Head Coach Ryan Address The Public

January 8, 2013

The New York Jets owner Woody Johnson and head coach Rex Ryan met the public today.  It was the first time any representative of the team has personally addressed the situation surrounding the organization since the last game 12/30/12.  Only a written statement by Johnson removing then general manager Mike Tannenbaum but keeping coach Ryan […]

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The Final Drill

January 1, 2013
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JetNation, our long national nightmare is over.  Of course paraphrasing an inaugurated president lacks a little historical perspective, but it has been a long, frustrating season for everyone associated with this franchise.  Apparently so much so for Woody Johnson that he had removed himself, at least physically, from the situation.  He has not been seen […]

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Jets Run Over Rams, 27-13

November 18, 2012

The Jets got a much needed win this week, beating up on the St. Louis Rams, 27-13. The score probably should have been higher, but the offense was completely inept through the first quarter. Nick Folk had a field goal blocked and missed his first field goal of the season. The win improves the Jets […]

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Has Mike Westhoff Already Retired

October 31, 2012

Jets special teams coach Mike Westhoff has long been considered one of the tops in his field.  He has overcome many difficult personal health issues battling cancer and has persevered to have a potential Hall of Fame coaching career.  It was known that this would be Westhoff’s last season coaching in the NFL as he […]

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