Dan Ficca

Previewing Gang Green’s Linebackers

The Jets look to have a solid, but unspectacular group of linebackers heading into the start of the 2018 season. While the starters appear to be set in stone there are still a few spots up for grabs. If one or two more players can emerge from this unit, Gang Green can have a respectable… Read more

Sam Darnold is the Future, but will the Jets Regret if they Trade Teddy Bridgewater?

The Jets look to have finally found franchise a quarterback. Well, make that two quarterbacks. This is a rare sight to see for a team that has been searching for answers at the most important in football for years. There’s no doubt that Sam Darnold is the future at the position for Gang Green, but… Read more

Position Group Preview: Safety

Arguably their deepest position, the Jets look to be loaded at the safety position entering the 2018 season. With a young core of starters and veteran backups, the unit should be a solid one for Gang Green this season. The following players are currently with the team, but some will be battling to make the… Read more

Position Group Preview: Quarterbacks

The New York Jets have finally addressed their glaring need at the quarterback position this offseason with a few solid and decisive moves by General Manager Mike Maccagnan. A QB room that consisted of Josh McCown, Bryce Petty, and Christian Hackenberg last season has transformed into McCown, free-agent addition Teddy Bridgewater, and #3 overall pick… Read more

Why J.J. Wilcox Offers Upgrade Over Rontez Miles

Free agent safety J.J. Wilcox was meeting with the San Francisco 49ers when he received a call that the Jets were interested in his services. He then left the 49ers facility without a contract and quickly signed a 1 year deal worth $1.25 million with New York. His reasoning per Rich Cimini of ESPN was… Read more

Is Chad Hansen set to Emerge from a Crowded Jets’ Receiver Room?

Jets’ wide receiver Chad Hansen has been making waves this offseason in organized team activities and minicamp with impressive catches and his improved route running skills. Is the second-year receiver ready to break out and be a contributor for Gang Green going forward? If you look at what he did in his rookie season, you… Read more

Why Jets’ Fans Should be Excited About the Future of the Team

Brace yourself Jets fans, because for the first time in a long time, you have something to look forward to for the 2018 season and beyond. It’s been quite a while since the future has looked this bright for Gang Green. The team has made upgrades up and down the roster and none bigger than… Read more

Jets’ Defense Must Find an Edge to Take the Next Step

It’s been said countless times over the past decade that the New York Jets have not had a true edge rusher since John Abraham. The list over the years goes on and on.  From free agent veteran pickups such as Aaron Maybin, Calvin Pace, and Jason Taylor who were moderately successful, to draft busts in Vernon Gholston… Read more

Key Players That Can Boom or Bust for the Jets in 2018

It’s no secret that the Jets are taking a chance on some players with a long list of injury concerns to fill out their 2018 roster. Teddy Bridgewater, Henry Anderson, Morris Claiborne, and Spencer Long can all have a great impact on the field for Gang Green, but the question is can they stay off… Read more

Jets Hope Going Small in Draft has big Impact

In his first three years as Jets GM, Mike Maccagnan has made a habit out of drafting players from the Power 5 conferences. His only Division II pick through three drafts has been linebacker Dylan Donahue out of West Georgia. In 2018 Jets hierarchy went outside of the box and took a chance on a… Read more

Breaking Down the Jets Tight Ends

With the Jets having selected Miami Tight End, Chris Herndon in the fourth-round of the draft in addition to their other offseason moves, they’ve managed to turn a weakness into a solid group of tight ends. The free-agent acquisitions of Clive Walford and Bucky Hodges, paired with incumbents Jordan Leggett, Neal Sterling, and Eric Tomlinson… Read more

Why Parry Nickerson Will be a Sixth-Round Steal

The New York Jets selected speedster CB, Parry Nickerson, out of Tulane in the sixth-round of the NFL draft on Saturday. After a pair of trades with the Vikings, New York had three picks to spend in the sixth round. One of those picks,179th overall was spent on Nickerson. Many draft “experts” had a 4th-round grade… Read more

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