Coffee with the New York Jets: Projecting starting lineup


Grab an iced coffee and enjoy some excellent reading material from across the internet on the New York Jets. In this edition, a look at projected the starting lineup heading into the regular season, a look at every team’s major story lines going into 2015, and a prediction made by a Harvard study on where the Jets will finish in the AFC East. Enjoy!

Jets OL preview: Can they squeeze another year out of aging unit? by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The competition at right guard will generate most of the chatter in training camp. It’s a wide-open position, with Colon getting a slight edge because he’s the incumbent. That could change in a big way because Colon, 32, playing on a one-year, minimum contract, isn’t even guaranteed a spot on the 53-man roster."

New York Jets starting lineup projection by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Wide receiver ( ): He racked up 221 receiving yards in the 2014 finale, seven yards shy of ‘s team record. Eric Decker Don Maynard"

New York Jets 53-man roster projection by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"The New York Jets open training camp on July 29 at the team’s facility in Florham Park, New Jersey. Here’s our 53-man roster projection:"

Brady ban? Manziel finished? 32 NFL teams, 32 questions by Bart Hubbuch (New York Post)

"Say what you will about Gailey as a head coach, but the guy is an excellent and widely respected offensive coordinator. Gailey coaxed 3,290 yards out of one season, for goodness’ sake. Jay Fiedler"

Giants will win NFC East, Jets to finish third in AFC East: Harvard study by Amara Grautski

"“The method that I came up with uses Pro Football Reference’s Approximate Value statistic, the site’s best measure of trying to tease out individual talent. Then, using ESPN’s NFL depth charts, I aggregated each team’s per game approximate value of what I considered to be the ‘core’ makeup of an NFL team: QB, RB, 2 WR, TE, Top 2 OL, the Top-4 ‘Front Seven’ defensive players, and the Top-2 players from the secondary,” Bullard wrote."

What Are Reasonable Rookie Expectations for New York Jets WR Devin Smith? by Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report)

"Whoever ends up being the Jets’ quarterback of the future—whether it’s , , Bryce Petty or someone not yet on the roster—that player will have the benefit of the best wide receiver depth chart the Jets have had in quite some time. Geno Smith Ryan Fitzpatrick"

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