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  • joined Sep 23, 2013
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Stephen Hill - The 2nd Least Impactful WR in the League Last Year

John has a nice piece on Stephen Hill - Not a Victim of Expectation and this is just a companion post. In the thread conversation the topic arose on just how bad Hill had been, finishing at the...

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A Significant Weakness in Jets Pass Pro in 2013

John's post opening up the question as to whether the Jets have built in enough optimum support for Geno to succeed, whether he has enough weapons or perhaps more importantly Offensive Line, has a...

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The Keys to Geno Smith's 2013 Success

Data from Geno Smith's 2013 games, and if there are important trends that may give us a clue to what his 2014 season might be like if he wins the starting job.

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This Study Says: Geno Just Isn't Going to Cut It - Not Growing Pains

I posted this in a comment thread, but thought that maybe it really deserves a fan post for some additional thoughts. There is a kind of Internet wisdom going around, based it seems on some of the...

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Antoinio Cromartie Runs a 4.34 and a 4.36 in an Offseason Workout - Oh Idzik

I can't believe how badly the Jet fans turned on Cromartie, whose only real crime in the beginning was a reputation for being soft, something he completely dispelled, at least in my opinion,...

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Was Pryor Rex's Pick - Are Pryor and Allen Redundant?

There has been much made about whether Pryor was Rex's pick, or if he was Idzik's (with a little help from Rod Graves perhaps). One thing for sure if that if it wasn't Rex's pick, that is pretty...

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Coples Was Not Amazing The 2nd Half of the Year...He Was Average

[revised with much better figures as suggested by tinley] I posted this elsewhere, but might as well make a fan post about it. There is a fantasy going around out there that Coples suddenly became...

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Is the Man Behing the Idzik Curtain Really Rod Graves? - Our GM

Our Secret GM okay, only joking...but not I don't see this talked about much while everyone tries to read the Man Without Qualities John Idzik. As Idzik turns his nose at high-flying free...

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A Proposed Change to Talk About PFF Player Grades - from Buzzy

GGN member Buzzy made an excellent point in one of the threads recently regarding PFF grades. He included snap numbers when talking about overall grades for safeties, alluding to a huge hole in...

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Cumberland, the 2nd Best Catching Tight End in the League?

This is why you look at stats. I was a pretty big Cumberland fan. It started I think in 2012, but it was Crackback who drew my attention to him; you saw flashes of rare physical combinations. And...

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2012 Bart Scott vs. 2013 Demario Davis - a statistical comparison

I have to admit it. I was hard on Rex Ryan and company riding Bart Scott in 2012 despite his many game blowing plays and despite the fact that Scott was on his last leg (toe), choosing to not give...

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David Nelson was the Jets 2nd Best WR, Hill the Worst

Just a quick presentation of end of the year numbers for all the 2013 Jet WRs, so we can see just who did what: Player routes targets % thrown2 catches yds QB rating Jeremy Kerley 3...

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How Good at Tackling Were the 2013 Jets? Tackling Efficiency for all NFL Teams

Scott Salmon's post Back to Basics brought up that the Jets need to get back to basics, accomplishing the efficiency of doing it right even when the talent isn't there, and one of the things...

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The Nature of the Jets' Pass Rush - A 5 Year Examination of NFL Teams

This year has been something of an eye-opener for me. I came into it with the usual assumptions about the nature of a Rex Ryan defense that most people have, that it's a high-pressure,...

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Milliner Likes the Play In Front of Him - 3rd INT a Zone

Thought would just throw this up because I was taking a look at Milliner's play in the Miami game. Look at this nice 3-4 set with the two safeties at LBer (Allen blitzing, Landry in coverage),...

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How Often Did the Jets Blitz? - Year End Team Pass Rush Numbers

First I'll post the main a graphic, then you can wade though the article if you like. It will be discussed below. How I Came to Study the Jets Pass Rush I've been fascinated by the...

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Geno Smith 2013 vs. Mark Sanchez 2009

One of the biggest concerns about Geno Smith is, of course, that he could just be another Mark Sanchez. And people have noticed the first blush comparisons between their two first seasons such as...

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Rex Ryan for 5 Years Has Been - Well - Average

If the rumors are all correct we are getting ready for a 6th Rex Ryan year. I just wanted to throw this graphic up because some pro-Rex people have felt that the best way to assess how good Rex...

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In Review: Winters Significant In 3 Big Jet Runs vs. the Browns

There is perhaps no player as much maligned as Brian Winters, the collegiate Left Tackle who made his transition to guard in the NFL and who has notably struggled between two All Pros who...

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Milliner's First INT was the Result of a Zone - GIF

3rd Q - 2nd and 9 - Score is 10-10. The Browns driving for a score, already in field goal range. What does Rex do? He pulls out an unexpected zone, and Milliner, finally playing with space...

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A Look at the Jets Pass Rush Efficiency Through the Year So Far

This is just a glance at the team pass rushing efficiency throughout the year, something of a followup study to my thoughts on The Rise and Fall of the Rex Ryan Blitz where I point out how...

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The Rise and Fall of the Rex Ryan Blitz - How Do the Jets Defend the Pass?

This is a follow up post to my Is Rex Ryan Building the Wrong Kind of Defense? post which raised the question as to the relevance of Rex Ryan's Reputation for a Pass Blitz and Run Defense approach...

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This is What is Wrong with the Coples to OLBer Experiment - GIF

It could be that if you don't watch Coples every down on review - like have done for 5 games now - this play won't bother you so much. But if you have I can't believe it won't irk you. It...

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Jets 2013 Defense - On Pace for The Worst Turnover Producing D in 17 Years

Hey we all know the feeling. At important times in the game with your team backed against the wall you start saying "What we really need is a turnover here!" - Jet fans have felt it this year...

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The Reputation of the Rex Ryan Pass Rush - Fact or Fiction?

I wrote the other day about how Rex Ryan might be building the wrong kind of defense in this Age of the Pass. Rule changes and team philosophy have sky-rocketed the efficiency of the pass, even in...

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Has Rex Ryan Been Building the Wrong Kind of Defense? The Passing League

Rex Ryan suffers is criticized from a variety of directions but few of his detractors take aim at his calling card: Defensive Genius. While a Rex Ryan fan, I do have to say that there is a little...

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The Rex Ryan Era Has Drafted Defense - Straightening Out Some Myths

Rex Likes to Draft Offense? I feel like I've read a better treatment of this, but I can't recall where, so I decided to just gather some numbers and facts to build a picture that could make things...

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Milliner Has a Speed Issue, He Cannot Close - The Reece TD Run

You can see Milliner's pre-draft 40 run video here. I brought this up in the past when looking at how consistently Milliner has been beat deep, and how he has played top speed receivers. He...

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Pass Rush Pressure - a Not-So-Hidden Key to Geno Smith Woes

I broke down the kinds of targets Geno has been working with in this Total Targets post, suggesting that not only has Geno Smith been burdened with a change of receivers through the year, but also...

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So Who has Geno Been Throwing To? - A Look at Total Targets and "sucks"

These are PFF target numbers for the team, taken as percentage of their total together, the targets that express where the pass offense has been going. There has been a lot of talk about how...

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