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New York Jets DC Dennis Thurman: Calvin Pryor Ahead Mentally of Most Young Safeties
September 5th, 2014 at 9:50 AM
With young players in any defense's secondary, it's almost common practice in the NFL for an offensive coordinator and a quarterback to prepare to take deep shots down the field. ***PHOTO1*** Only the Oakland Raiders and Derek Carr might want to think twice about doing so, especially since first-round draft pick and...

New York Jets 2014 NFL Draft Profiles: Safeties
April 25th, 2014 at 4:21 PM
Now with the 2014 NFL Draft just under two weeks away starting on May 8th in primetime we take a look at the other half of the secondary for the New York Jets. Here are some safeties that could potentially be good fits for the Jets, and if you missed...

New York Jets Coaching Staff Will Be Very Similar in 2014
January 19th, 2014 at 11:06 PM
The New York Jets will bring back the majority of their coaching staff in 2014, maintaining continuity despite a brief period when much of the staff was left without deals as the team sewed up a contract extension with head coach Rex Ryan. The Jets did lose linebackers coach Brian...

New York Jets Assistant Coaches Without Contracts, Free to Speak with Other NFL Teams
January 11th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
At the team's end of the year press conference, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan told the media, "I think it would be pretty clear what the Jets think of our coaches here in the next few days." Without any movement on new contracts for Jets assistant coaches nearly...

New York Jets’ Antonio Cromartie Wants to Remain with Team, Expected to Be Released
January 6th, 2014 at 12:49 PM
The New York Jets are expected to release cornerback Antonio Cromartie by March 30, when his $5 million roster bonus kicks in. Cromartie is coming off a season hampered by injury, with the possibility of offseason hip surgery still looming. Antonio Cromartie has made it known that he wants to...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan: Contract Extension in the Works?
December 31st, 2013 at 11:00 PM
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is reportedly resigned to only a one year contract extension that would run his deal through the 2015 season, if he gets one at all. It has been reported that the Jets and Rex Ryan are working on extending his contract, but Ryan...

Dee Milliner: Possibly the Newest New York Jets Draft Bust?
October 28th, 2013 at 2:17 PM
Since April, everyone knew that New York Jets rookie cornerback Dee Milliner had a lot to live up to.  He will forever be linked to former Jets superstar cornerback Darrelle Revis since being drafted by the team days after Revis was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Some scouts said that Milliner could be the next Revis. ...

New York Jets: Keys to Victory Against the New England Patriots in Week Seven Showdown
October 19th, 2013 at 8:17 PM
Saying the New York Jets’ upcoming showdown with the New England Patriots is a big game is an understatement.  This is a must-win for several reasons.  The Jets can emerge victorious by following a few steps. Bring the pressure to Tom Brady: Any team that plays the Patriots knows you must...

New York Jets: Rex Ryan to Call Defensive Plays in 2013
March 20th, 2013 at 8:59 AM
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan will call the defensive plays this season, with Mike Pettine departing for the Buffalo Bills and Dennis Thurman taking on the title of defensive coordinator. It's not a surprise that Rex Ryan will call the defense, but as things progress, assuming Rex Ryan...

Tim McDonald Hired as New York Jets Secondary Coach
January 23rd, 2013 at 6:57 PM
The New York Jets have hired Tim McDonald as their new defensive backs coach, paving the way for Dennis Thurman to take on the role of defensive coordinator. Dennis Thurman has been rumored to be the new defensive coordinator since it was learned that Mike Pettine would not be coming...

Mike Pettine Hired by Buffalo Bills to Be Defensive Coordinator
January 9th, 2013 at 12:59 PM
As expected, New York Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine will be heading North to become the new defensive coordinator of the Buffalo Bills. Mike Pettine was expected to move on after he declined an extension offer from the Jets and soon after Doug Marrone was hired as the head coach...

New York Jets to Promote Dennis Thurman to Defensive Coordinator
January 8th, 2013 at 5:44 PM
The New York Jets are moving on from Mike Pettine quickly, having reportedly promoted defensive backs coach Dennis Thurman to defensive coordinator. Mike Pettine declined an extension offer from the Jets towards the end of the season and the Jets have granted permission to the Buffalo Bills to interview him...