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New York Jets Draft Needs Through Week 2

Saturday, September 21st, 2013
Stephen Hill

The Jets cannot rely on Stephen Hill to be their only target moving forward. (Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

It may be early in the season, but it is never too early to start thinking about what kind of direction the Jets will need to take in next year’s draft.

So far, the jets have gotten some solid production out of positions that were supposed to be huge weakness, while some former strengths have fallen back into the “needy” category. Let’s take a look at which positions need an infusion of young talent the most:

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2014 NFL Draft: Potential First-Round Picks for the New York Jets

Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Marquise Lee

Could Marquise Lee be Santonio Holmes’ replacement? (Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

It’s never too early to start looking forward to the future—especially in times like these for Jets fans.

The season has yet to start and the Jets could certainly surprise a lot of people if their rookies make a big impact early on, but there is a very good chance that the Jets will be picking high in the 2014 draft.

While this does call for another season of losing, it does give the Jets a chance to add a dynamic player on either side of the ball that can help bring them back into contention. Here are some possible first-round picks heading into the second week of college football.

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Jets vs. Eagles Pre-Season Finale Review: The Great, Good, Bad, and Ugly

Friday, August 30th, 2013
Antonio Allen

Antonio Allen is still neck-and-neck with Jaiquawn Jarrett for the starting free safety job. (Photo: US Presswire)

By Mike O’Connor, Staff Writer

Even though hardly any Jets players who will be starting at the kickoff of the regular season played in last night’s pre-season game, there was still crucial matters on the line.  Positional battles were given their final out of practice efforts, players on the bubble proved their respective worth for the final time, and some won and lost playing time.  So, it’s essential that we take a deeper look at who showed up when it mattered most.

Here’s a pre-season finale edition of “The Great, Good, Bad, and Ugly.”  Also, if you’re looking for more game recap work, check out my raw notes from the first watch-through last night.

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New York Jets Make First Round of Cuts

Monday, August 26th, 2013
Joe McKnight

Joe McKnight highlights the first round of Jets cuts. (Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

The Jets started off their first round of cuts Monday morning, trimming their roster to 75 players to meet Tuesday’s 4 p.m. deadline. Here are the cuts, according to the team’s official website, and how it affects the team moving forward:

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Jets 24, Giants 21: The Good, The Bad and the Geno Smith

Sunday, August 25th, 2013
Kyle Wilson

It was another rough night for Kyle Wilson. (Photo: US Presswire)

By Ryan Alfieri, Editor

The Jets have had some embarrassing, forgettable moments under Rex Ryan, but the series of events that occurred on Saturday night were just downright strange.

The Jets were able to actually beat the Giants to win the all-important Snoopy trophy, but the aftermath had a vibe of a devastating loss rather than a preseason victory. Let’s take a look at how things turned out the way they did and why the game had a lot more positives than the headlines would suggest.

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