October 24 2013 11:22PM
After losing a game they deserved to win against the Capitals on Tuesday, the Jets were a picture of inconsistency against the Nashville Predators Thursday night. It seemed like every time a Jets player did something right, they'd make an ill-timed mistake soon afterwards.
October 24 2013 01:48PM
After game 4, Claude Noel cautioned against concern by telling us that he looks at the season in five-game segments, with the reasonable goal to win 3 of each 5. A 2-3-1 record on the team's home stand means the Jets have fallen below expectations on each of Noel's 5-game segments to start the year and remain three points down on their target. A modest gap.
It's early in the season to be talking in absolutes, but the Jets are entering a critical part of their schedule - four games on the road, five straight against Divisional opponents, and ten straight against Western Conference teams. If the Jets fall short of their goal in the next ten games, we could be talking about a new coach or even the Draft by Rememberance Day.
October 24 2013 11:59AM
Believe it or not we are already 10 games deep into the Jets 2013-14 season. So if you’ve been hiding from the cold under a rock, we provide you with five major storylines already emerging from the Jets season.
October 24 2013 11:24AM
This season The Jets have hired Sports Psychologist and Life Coach, Dr. Gary Barnard to help focus and motivate the team. We’re fortunate enough to have been granted access to these closed-door meetings. Here is the transcript for Dr. Gary’s session with the team in preparation for their western road trip, beginning in Nashville, Oct. 24.
October 24 2013 12:57AM
Perry Pearn is in his second year as an assistant coach with the Jets and runs the team's Penalty Kill. Though he shared those duties last season, his individual work has given the group a small bump in the numbers from a 23rd ranked, sub-80% nightmare to a 15th ranked 83%. But more interestingly, we're also seeing an innovative formation on the Jets' penalty kill I'm terming a Weak-Side Overload.