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Could Ineffective Idzik Save Rex Ryan?

As some Jets fans discuss the possibility of head coach Rex Ryan being set up for failure by his boss, John Idzik, it may be Idzik's own failures that help preserve Ryan's position within the organization.  Following last seasons 8-8 finish despite media predictions of a possible three or four win season, it became clear that [...]

Jets Allow Packers Comeback, Lose 31-24

The Jets lost to the Packers on their trip to Lambeau Field, 31-24, in a game they should have won. The game started well for the Jets. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers fumbled the ball on the first snap, and Sheldon Richardson recovered on the Green Bay 16 yard line. After losing a yard on [...]

Jets Need Rex To Be At His Best

Last season, Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan led his team to an improbable 8-8 finish.  Improbable for a myriad of reasons.  He had a rookie quarterback who wasn't ready.  He had a rookie cornerback who wasn't ready.  He converted Quinton Coples, who was supposed to be one of  his best pass-rushers from DE to OLB on short notice. That, [...]

Is Quinton Coples Jets’ “X-factor” on defense?

During his tenure as Jets Head Coach, Rex Ryan has used multiple fronts and exotic blitz packages to create pressure on opposing quarterbacks.  Using defensive backs and linebackers from every angle has generated some improbable victories, but when those blitzes get picked up, it's led to some very forgettable losses.  With a stout front-3 of Muhammad [...]

Green & White Scrimmage Recap

By JOE CARLSON CORTLAND N.Y.  – Saturday night was the Jets’ annual green and white scrimmage at SUNY Cortland. Here is a recap from the night. The night started off bad for the offense, with the first play from scrimmage going for a two-yard loss. It didn’t get much better from there, as the “improved” [...]

Rex On Scrimmage

Rex Ryan spoke to the media after the NY Jets completed their Green & White scrimmage at SUNY Cortland on Saturday night.  JetNation was there and here is our New York Jets Training Camp Recap (Green & White Scrimmage). https://twitter.com/JetNation/status/495729574173741056 Opening Statement… Overall I was really pleased. If we’re looking at it from the numbers [...]