Daily Links: Soon enough

  • Jets weren’t among the most feared. [ESPN]
  • Tampa has hired former STC fill-in for the Jets, Kevin O’Dea. [Yahoo!]
  • More on Winslow’s arrest. [Star-Ledger]
  • LaRon Landry preps for the Pats. [NewYorkJets]
  • The Flight Crew will be auditioning again. [NewYorkJets]
  • An eight year old will represent the Jets in the finals of the PPK competition. [Newsday]
  • Finding Douzable was a good move for the Jets. [TheJetPress]
  • What should the Jets do with all their cap room? [Jets Twit]
  • Danny Woodhead is excelling in San Diego. [Star-Ledger]
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Snack Exchange
Snack Exchange

At what point do the Jets stop being "lucky" to have found Douzable, Harrison, Devito, Pouha, etc., and start getting credit for taking unheralded D-linemen and coaching them up?

jaym
jaym

Is there anyway to get Cimini fired?

MarshRandy
MarshRandy

I was watching Eric Ebron highlights on YouTube yesterday, no complaints if we end up with that guy. Seems to have breakaway speed and is a red zone monster, there are a couple plays where they just threw it up in the endzone and he leaped super high over the defender to bring it down

Bent
Bent moderator

@a57se They don't seem to count Kerley as a starter either.

djf1
djf1

@a57se We were pretty fortunate in that there were no serious injuries to most of the starters outside the receivers.  The lost a couple of potential contributors in Goodson and Barnes though.  And of course we had both the WInslow and Goodson suspensions (argh).

djf1
djf1

@a57se I don't watch college much, but it always looks like the college secondaries are terrible.

juunit
juunit

@a57se 

Color me somewhat surprised, Benjamin has declared for the draft. I didn't realize he was already 23. 

jdb7
jdb7

@a57se I'm more of a Jimmy Garoppolo fan. 

SackDance99
SackDance99

@a57seTerrible mechanics.  That Laredo delivery will be a magnet for batted down passes and fumbles.  He needs a lot of work.

harold
harold

He is a good late round 6th or 7th round prospect.  I like his presence and anticipation on throws.   

a57se
a57se

@Snack Exchange 

TODAY!

Let's spread the news! Rex knows what he is doing with D'Linemen!

djf1
djf1

@jaym Hire a PI and expose his secret sex slave ring.

juunit
juunit

He has like 8 TDs in his 3 year career...

a57se
a57se

@djf1@a57se 

I agree but there are a few throws in this game that really stand out.........that is the stuff you look for. 

a57se
a57se

@juunit@a57se 

Yeah.....he is a project that someone will fall in love with and draft early.

Brendan
Brendan

@harold He has to anticipate with the way he puts a lot of air under them. 


I like him as a late-round project, too. 

a57se
a57se

@djf1@jaym 

The Cimidiot actually gets to have sex? Are you sure about that?

I thought he was so cynical because he didn't have a wiener or something........

MarshRandy
MarshRandy

@juunit I don't follow UNC so I really can't speak about his usage, but he's an undeniable athlete 

a57se
a57se

@harold 

he doesn't run the route tree so he has and awful lot to learn......

harold
harold

@a57se@juunit


I like him though.  I watched a few games of tape on him since the end of the season and watched the entire championship game.  H reminds me a little of Plaxico Burress.  Decent one cut and get up the field after the catch and really wide catching radius, strong hands.  Made all the tough catches but usually dropped one basic catch per game   Also seemed to be a strong blocker as well.

Bytor
Bytor

I love this guy's quick release. What round is he projected to go?

jdb7
jdb7

@a57se@jdb7There isn't much on Youtube.  Fortunately I've been able to watch him at work.  Cannon arm, quick release.  Haven't done enough study yet but there is a lot of good

a57se
a57se

@djf1@a57se@SackDance99 

SD doesn't like him because I do.

Payback, i guess because I am not high on Geno......seems kind of childish to me.

djf1
djf1

@a57se @SackDance99 I honestly can't even tell what his mechanics are from that video.  It'd need to be better quality and slowed down to make those judgements.

James Plath
James Plath

What if we went TE-TE in Rd 1-2, taking Amaro & Jenkins?

davem
davem

More Hernandez, Less Killer?

a57se
a57se

@juunit@levi 

You have been on the Grimble bandwagon for a while,.....I'll have to spend some time watching him.

juunit
juunit

@MarshRandy@juunit 

As long as he's football player-y like Hernandez and not all murder-y like Hernandez. 

juunit
juunit

@levi@juunit 

Harold listed 3 of them. I'd add Xavier Grimble from USC to the list as well. 

Pat d
Pat d

I would be happy with Amaro or Ebron but also prefer Amaro.

levi
levi

@harold Thanks guys I will check them out. Ive been wanting one for a while now. That and a good rangy safety.

harold
harold

Just watched him against USC, He looks like a 2nd round guy  on tape which is good for us.  However,  Niklas looks like he could test well which might push up some draft boards.

Marcus Armstrong
Marcus Armstrong

@a57se I think the Pats have probably had their fill of "Athletic but trouble TE"s.


Yeah, I've been hearing good things. I'll have to grab some tape. Don't think I watched any ND this year.

a57se
a57se

@Marcus Armstrong

I like Niklas better then the Ebron, Amaro and S-J......might get him in the second....we'll have to see where he fits in the TE eval.

The reason I like him better is that he CAN block as well as catch a football.


Lyerla was sentenced to two years probation and 10 days in jail for the cocaine charge.......

Interviews and background chacks will determine where this guy goes but I wouldn't be surprised if the Pats take him in the 2nd or 3rd round.....


 

Marcus Armstrong
Marcus Armstrong

@harold Colt is probably the most talented TE in the class, but he's off the wall crazy, so...


Has anybody watched Troy Niklas? Apparently he declared last night, and twitter was having a collective orgasm.

harold
harold

I haven't watched game tape on him.  I do remember him from Oregon (I think).  I will watch some games.

I think Lynch improved his pass catching a great deal and CJ seems capable of being a presence in the pass game although I don't project Vernon Davis... lol. 

a57se
a57se

@harold 

You left out the best Dual Threat TE of the bunch....Colt Lyerla.

Fiedorowicz and Lynch are more in-line TE's then anything, you are not gonna split them out very much.

harold
harold

Levi

Dual threat TE's

1) Seferian-Jenkins from Washington

2) CJ Fiedorowicz from Iowa

3) Arthur Lynch from Georgia

As for Recieving TE's

1) Amaro

2) Ebron

3) Seferian-Jenkins

To me Seferian-Jenkins equal Heath Miller, I would sign up for that in a heartbeat if he available in the 2nd round

levi
levi

@juunit who are a couple of the best dual threat TE's coming out this year?

MarshRandy
MarshRandy

@juunit I'm cool with that as long as he's more Hernandez and less Keller 

juunit
juunit

He is. He's just more of a WR then TE, ala Keller.

MarshRandy
MarshRandy

@Brendan @MarshRandy I need to check out his highlights but I've heard equally good things about Amaro. I have a feeling we go defense in the first round though...