Tag: mekhi becton

  • 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

  • Editorial

    Will the Jets trade away Jamal Adams?

    Although it might seem ages since the NFL was in action, the great news for fans is that the opening game is edging ever closer now. September 10, 2020 will soon be here and should see the new campaign kick-off (COVID-19 dependent obviously) to great fanfare. It will undoubtedly give Jets fans something else to…

    June 17, 2020

  • NFL Draft

    Jets select Mekhi Becton in Round 1

    Rather predictably the Jets addressed their most pressing need in Round 1, as they selected OT Mekhi Becton from Louisville at #11 overall. The Gang Green had a choice between Becton and OT Tristan Wirfs and decided to go for the riskier pick with more upside. Becton is expected to start on the left side…

    April 23, 2020

  • NFL Draft

    Early April Mock Drafts

    We're just 20 days away from the NFL Draft. Most Pro Days have been canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which means that hardly any player's stock is going to move before the Draft Day. Performances displayed at the NFL Scouting Combine will most likely be the final grades before the Draft, as NFL…

    April 3, 2020