Tag: mekhi becton

  • Editorial

    The Jets Should Have Done Better!

    The New York Jets' season was marked by unforeseen challenges, notably the injury of Aaron Rodgers. Despite high expectations, Rodgers' Achilles injury in Week 1 was a significant blow, derailing the team’s aspirations from the outset. Head coach Robert Saleh's perspective that the team should have performed better even in Rodgers’ absence underscores the need…

    January 5, 2024

  • Injuries

    Jets bring Duane Brown to replace Becton

    OT Duane Brown, a 5-time Pro Bowler with Houston and Seattle, has agreed to sign a 2-year contract with the New York Jets. He's expected to replace OT Mekhi Becton who suffered a season-ending injury a few days ago. Brown, 36, started in all 17 games for the Seahawks last season and was selected to…

    August 11, 2022

  • Injuries

    Becton suffers serious injury, will be sidelined indefinitely

    Former first round draft pick, OT Mekhi Becton, suffered a rather serious knee injury during an offensive line drill on Monday. Initially the team did not consider it to be severe but a later MRI exam revealed a more serious injury that's going to indefinitely sideline Becton. Becton injured the same knee that required season-ending…

    August 8, 2022

  • Editorial

    Who should the Jets take with their 2022 draft picks?

    For the first time in what seems like forever, there's reason for Jets fans to be hopeful. Head Coach Robert Saleh's first year showed some promising results and rookie QB Zach Wilson showed a lot of promise in the second half of the season. With a possible foundation to build around, the Jets can make…

    January 27, 2022

  • Power Rankings

    Power rankings: Jets go back into the gutter

    Following yet another embarrassing loss, the Jets are pretty much where they belong - a consensus #30 in the latest power rankings. While most pundits ranked the Gang Green about the same, CBS Sports' Pete Prisco stated that "they are the worst team in the NFL" and placed them dead last at #32. It doesn't…

    October 29, 2021

  • Injuries

    Becton to undergo surgery next week, will miss 4-8 weeks

    According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, OT Mekhi Becton will undergo knee surgery next Wednesday and is expected to miss 4-8 weeks. Becton, 22, suffered what looked like a season ending injury in the season opener against the Carolina Panthers. Later tests revealed that he dislocated his knee. Becton reportedly sough a second opinion on his…

    September 16, 2021

  • Editorial

    Jets Super Bowl odds not looking great as team seeks solutions after offensive line failure vs. Panthers

    The New York Jets are 200/1 to win the Super Bowl after losing to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. It would take the most hopeful of fans to even imagine the Jets making the playoffs, let alone winning the Super Bowl, especially after watching their offensive line perform during the Week One opener. It was…

    September 16, 2021

  • Injuries

    Becton to miss 4-6 weeks

    Jets OT Mekhi Becton was carted off in the 3rd quarter of yesterday's loss against Carolina with what looked like a potential season ending injury. Fortunately, Becton suffered a dislocated knee cap and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. He will need arthroscopic knee surgery to clean up damaged cartilage. OT George Fant was moved…

    September 13, 2021

  • NFL Draft

    Jets trade up to select Alijah Vera-Tucker

    The Jets traded up from #23 to #14 overall to select USC OL Alijah Vera-Tucker. The Gang Green had to give up #23 overall, two their third round draft picks (#66 and #86 overall) in exchange for Minnesota's #14 overall and a 4th round pick (#143 overall). Vera-Tucker was named the best Pac-12 offensive lineman…

    April 29, 2021

  • Injuries

    Darnold out again, Flacco to start against Chargers

    It's getting from bad to worse for QB Sam Darnold. The Jets have announced that Darnold will miss the next game against the Chargers and is out indefinitely. He already missed 3 of last 5 games due an injury in his right shoulder. Darnold is arguably having the worst season of his short NFL career,…

    November 16, 2020