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Vladimir Ducasse

NFL free agency is in full swing and the Jets lost some guys who played with the team last year while others remain unsigned. Below is a list of 2014 Jets free agents and what has or might happen to them. Of course former Jets “All-Pro” cornerback Darrelle Revis, who was traded last offseason to […]

Vlad To The Bench

by Phil Sullivan on October 1, 2013

One of the surprises from training camp was the play of offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse.  He was selected by the Jets in the 2nd round of the 2010 NFL draft and he was very inconsistent in his first two seasons.  He moved around from tackle to guard and struggled, especially with the mental aspects of […]

Fixing what is broken is easier to do after a win.  The Jets beat the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, but there is no shortage of “things to be fixed”.  Penalties are at the top of that list, as the Jets set a team record with 20 penalties on Sunday.  It is hard to win a […]

After a great week one victory the New York Jets head on the road to play their division rivals the New England Patriots this Thursday night.  There are certainly lots of positives to build on given the team’s latest win with the play of quarterback Geno Smith being front and center but one hole seems […]

New York Jets have made some moves with the NFL’s deadline to trim the active roster to 75 approaching this Tuesday by releasing 14 players: Running Back: Joe McKnight, Chad Spann Offensive Line: Trey Gilleo, Stephen Peterman Wide Receiver: Joe Collins, Marcus Rucker, K.J. Stroud, Rahsaan Vaughn Linebacker: Sean Progar-Jackson Defensive Back: Donnie Fletcher, Bret […]

NY Jets 5/30 OTA Practice Recap

May 30, 2013

The Jets had another Organized Team Activity (practice) today which was open to the media.  Of course the quarterback competition took center stage as Mark Sanchez attempts to prove he should remain the starter while rookie Geno Smith tries to show offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg he’s the man to start. By all accounts both quarterbacks […]

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Vlad: “It’s Now Or Never”

May 17, 2013

New York Jets offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse lost his safety net when Mike Tannebaum was fired.  The guard, who is entering his 4th season, no longer has the luxury that being a 2nd round draft pick affords a player.  The GM that drafted him is gone and so is any organizational loyalty.  Simply put the […]

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NY Jets Potential FA Signing Schwartz

February 11, 2013

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 […]

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Tannenbaum; Draft Genius, Salary Cap Novice

November 29, 2012

There is lots of talk about Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum and whether he’ll be back with the team next season.  Tannenbaum is often described as a “salary cap genius” in regards to his knowledge of contracts and the cap process but his drafting and talent evaluation gets criticized as causing an overall decline in […]

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Is This The Next Jets Left Guard

November 4, 2012

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 […]

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