New York Jets Tweets of the Week: Volume 9

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Jets-Steelers Post Game Numbers

"Four rookie QBs" is what Garafolo meant to say.

For the second straight week, Jets lost the time of possession battle by 11 minutes. 11! #nyj

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) October 14, 2013

The last time a home team scored only 6 pts vs. Steelers was Week 9 of the 2008 season, per @ESPNStatsInfo. #nyj

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) October 14, 2013

Thirteen of #Jets WR Jeremy Kerley's 16 receptions this year have resulted in a first down.

— Erik Frenz (@ErikFrenz) October 15, 2013

Also, eight of Kerley's 16 receptions have come on 3rd down and seven of those eight have picked up a first down.

— Erik Frenz (@ErikFrenz) October 15, 2013

Last year, Jets allowed 133.6 rushing yards per game. This year, thru 6 games, NYJ are allowing 75.7 rushing yards per game.

— Christopher Price (@cpriceNFL) October 16, 2013

Jets-Steelers Post Game PFF Numbers

Another big grade for Damon Harrison against Steelers. Has highest run defense grade (+18.3) of all DTs. A real breakout campaign.

— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) October 14, 2013

In the Steelers' last 2 games against Antonio Cromartie, they've targeted him 14 times for 10 rec, 169 yds, and 2 TD. #Jets

— Pete Damilatis (@PFF_Pete) October 14, 2013

Hill and Kerley ran 37 routes out of 38. Gates and Nelson followed with 14. 15 for Powell, 11 for Bohanon and 7 for Goodson. #Jets

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 14, 2013

Geno: 13-of-18 in passes under 10 yards, 104 yards and 1 interception. 6-of-14 in passes over 10 yards, 97 yards and 1 interception. #Jets

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 14, 2013

9 missed tackles yesterday. In the last two games (23) the #Jets have more missed tackles than in the first four games together (21).

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 14, 2013

Heath Miller and Antonio Brown: 15 completions in 17 targets, 170 yards. They were 60% of the #Steelers passing numbers. #Jets

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 14, 2013

When throwing to the middle of the field, Big Ben completed 13-of-13 passes, gained 179 and scored the only TD. #Steelers #Jets

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 14, 2013

This is a good one: Clyde Gates ranked in the Top-10 in Yards Per Route Run with 2.57. Kerley among the worst WRs with 0.53. #Jets

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 14, 2013

The 2nd CB in lowest Yards Per Cover Snap? Darrelle Revis at 0.55. Darrin Walls is 21st (0.95) and Cromartie 67th (1.56) out of 79 CBs #Jets

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 15, 2013

Jeff Cumberland is in the Top-10 in receiving grade (+3.1) among tight ends. In the last three games together he graded out at +3.5. #Jets

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 16, 2013

How good is the #Jets run defense? 1st-ranked team in run def. grade with more than 25 points over the 2nd (KC), 30 over the 3rd (NYG).

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 17, 2013

Wilkerson & Richardson have posted 29% of team total pressures (32 of 110). Coples, Pace, McIntyre and Barnes 37% (41 of 110). #Jets

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 17, 2013

Antonio Cromartie at -12.3 is not only the worst-graded player in pass coverage in the #Jets but also the worst-graded CB in the league.

— Gonzalo Estradé (@PFF_Gonzalo) October 18, 2013

Jets-Patriots Pre-Game Tweets

From 2009-2012, the #Patriots have outscored the #Jets 162-51 in the second meeting of the year.

— Erik Frenz (@ErikFrenz) October 14, 2013

On NFL Insiders, @mortreport on Aqib Talib's return to practice Fri: "Ppl who observed him did not feel he was moving around all that well."

— Evan Silva (@evansilva) October 18, 2013

Jets Quoteables

What's it like to beat the Jets? Tomlin: "Not like you won the lottery obviously but a good feeling"

— Michele Steele (@ESPNMichele) October 13, 2013

Rex: "They did a better job of executing, and that's why they won the game." #Jets

— Dennis Waszak Jr. (@DWAZ73) October 14, 2013

Rex on the Pats game yesterday: "Heck yeah you want to see them lose."

— Kristian Dyer (@KristianRDyer) October 14, 2013

Rex begs the fans to duplicate the noise from the '09 game vs. Patriots. Problem is the old stadium was louder.

— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) October 14, 2013

Ivory said the Jets' plan was to run on Sunday but "we definitely got away from it." Jets ran it 9 times in 1Q, 3 in 2Q, 6 in 3Q, 2 in 4Q

— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) October 15, 2013

Mo Wilkerson on WFAN said they worked on tackling Big Ben all week, but it's different when in the game. #nyj

— Seth Walder (@SethWalderNYDN) October 15, 2013

Willie Colon: "Sometimes when Patriots lose, it seems there’s excuses for why they didn’t have good gm. That rubs people the wrong way" #nyj

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) October 16, 2013

I meant: Rex apparently didn't like that storyline of last game was Pats receivers dropping passes instead of giving credit to Jets D.

— Seth Walder (@SethWalderNYDN) October 16, 2013

Cribbs said Rex told team he really wants this win. Said he told them "Tell your wives u can take trash out next week. Everything next wk"

— Dennis Waszak Jr. (@DWAZ73) October 16, 2013

S. Richardson on Brady: "No one really treats him like [Superman] around here. I think he's the complete opposite." http://t.co/0x8gcnTvRu

— Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) October 16, 2013

Mo Wilkerson on Willie Colon's comments he hates Patriots: "I would have to agree with him. They don’t like us. We don’t like them" #nyj

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) October 16, 2013

Cromartie refuses to use injuries as an excuse. Says he's not playing up to expectations but his body is feeling better. #NYJ

— Chris Lopresti (@CLoprestiWFAN) October 17, 2013

Ben Kotwica said Josh Cribbs will more than likely be the kick returner Sunday. #nyj

— Seth Walder (@SethWalderNYDN) October 17, 2013

Dennis Thurman on Cromartie: "I think he's playing well enough... I think he's performing pretty well but you could always do better." #Jets

— Jane McManus (@janesports) October 17, 2013

Jets OC Dennis Thurman on Sheldon Richardson's success: "He does have an NFL-ready body."

— Jane McManus (@janesports) October 17, 2013

DT on Dee Milliner's readiness: Rookie has the physical talent + mental makeup to be successful. Just needs to get on the field.

— Kimberley A. Martin (@KMart_LI) October 17, 2013

Santonio Holmes on his approach to rehab: "You have to treat it like it's a game." #Jets #NFL

— Jane McManus (@janesports) October 17, 2013

Rex on Gronkowski: "I assumed he'd play.... I don't know if they were saving him for us. I had a funny feeling he was going to play" #nyj

— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) October 18, 2013

Will #Jets run the ball more w/ Wilfork out? Rex: "We will find out. Cause we're certainly going to run the ball."

— Kimberley A. Martin (@KMart_LI) October 18, 2013

Rex references a "mental issues" for Milliner in the first New England game. Lined up wrong on Dobson TD and was benched in 2nd half. #NYJ

— Chris Lopresti (@CLoprestiWFAN) October 18, 2013

Fun With the Media

So Belichick said there was no update on Mayo on the Jets conference call, then put him on IR right after hanging up.

— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 16, 2013

Gonna be curious to see how the anonymous sources in NY/NJ confirm whether #Jets players followed Rex’s pre game instructions.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 17, 2013

Santonio felt having to talk to reporters for 10 minutes hindered his rehab today. #nyj

— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) October 17, 2013

A Sex Scandal in Florham Park?

Rex Ryan, just now: "I did not tell our players that they couldn't have sex."

— Darryl Slater (@DarrylSlater) October 17, 2013

More from a Jets player I spoke to about Rex & the supposed abstinence story: "Never came up once. We're grown men. Don't need to go there."

— Kristian Dyer (@KristianRDyer) October 17, 2013

More from a Jets player about the abstaining story: "Never happened, never said by anyone. That'd be tough to ask for in a locker room."

— Kristian Dyer (@KristianRDyer) October 17, 2013

Other Jets Related Tweets

A season supposed to be Rex Ryan’s last with Jets has gone so well one source said "the arrow now points to Rex being back next season."

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 13, 2013

Best selling NFL team hats: 1. Giants, 2. Cowboys, 3. Raiders, 4. Jets, 5. Steelers, 6. Eagles, 7. Pats, 8. 49ers (via @SOS_Neil)

— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) October 14, 2013

Between suspension and impending placement on IR, Jets RB Mike Goodson will earn $331,941 in base salary in 2013. Was scheduled to earn $1M

— Brian McIntyre (@brian_mcintyre) October 14, 2013

Hearing from a team source that former Jets RB Joe McKnight is not considered an option to come back. Door isn't closed, just not likely.

— Kristian Dyer (@KristianRDyer) October 15, 2013

#Jets also announced: Signed UDFA RB Miquel Maysonet to practice squad. His 5th team so far (#Eagles, #Chargers, #Browns, #Jets, #Colts).

— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) October 15, 2013

I knew the #Jets were going to lose sunday because for the first time this season they were supposed to win. #NFL

— Hank Azaria (@HankAzaria) October 15, 2013

Silly me, I forgot about Kyle Wilson.

— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) October 15, 2013

With the exception of maybe the Jets, few organizations have handled the quarterback position worse than the Minnesota Vikings have.

— Aaron Nagler (@Aaron_Nagler) October 16, 2013

Landry (4th) & Greene (6th) have been injured so that might affect their status. If all 5 qualified, we'd only get 4 bc that's the maximum.

— Jake Steinberg (@Steiny31) October 16, 2013

Michael Campbell changed from 16 to 18. Josh Cribbs is No. 16, Salas is No. 17 + p-squader Miguel Maysonet is No. 24

— Kimberley A. Martin (@KMart_LI) October 16, 2013

Just a matter of time, in my opinion, before @waynechrebet gets the call that he's going into #Jets' ring of honor. Ultimate fan favorite.

— Dennis Waszak Jr. (@DWAZ73) October 17, 2013

At what point this offseason/2014 do #Jets lock up DE Muhammad Wilkerson? He & J.J. Watt the most versatile/disruptive DL's in the league.

— Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) October 17, 2013

Josh Cribbs deal with the Jets is for $840,000, per NFLPA records. #nyj

— Brian Costello (@BrianCoz) October 18, 2013

Random Tweets

Even in pass-happy NFL top 10 teams in % of plays they pass (ATL,NYG,MIA,PIT,CLE,DAL,STL,WAS,JAX,ARI) a combined 18-38. Only MIA above .500

— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) October 14, 2013

Researchers at @CarnegieMellon show that more NFL fans tweet, more likely team loses http://t.co/nNN94KMFXj

— Eye on Football (@EyeOnNFL) October 12, 2013

Five years from now Brandon Weeden will tell his grandkids about the time he threw the worst pass in NFL history.

— Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) October 13, 2013

Since 1990, when the 12-team playoff format was adopted, 27 of the 29 (93.1 percent) previous teams to start 6-0 made the playoffs.

— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) October 14, 2013

Under B Schottenheimer this year, S Bradford on pace for career bests in TD-INT ratio (35:8), yards (3,819), QB rating (90.7) & sack% (5.3).

— Evan Silva (@evansilva) October 14, 2013

Having seen it in GB, a seamless move from one franchise QB to another is a rare organizational windfall; most teams crave just one.

— Andrew Brandt (@adbrandt) October 16, 2013

This past week’s Pats-Saints game drew 26.7M viewers, tied for the 3rd most watched NFL game this year with Eagles-BRONCOS (9/29).

— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) October 16, 2013

You can not play winning defensive football if you can't run/hit/tackle with good fundamental pursuit habits #Vikings

— Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) October 16, 2013

In first 92 games this season in @nfl, there have been 27 4th-QTR comebacks.

— Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) October 17, 2013

Correction, Case Keenum will be the 10th QB who played Texas HSFB to make a start in the NFL.

— Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) October 17, 2013

The transitive property has proven silly when analyzing the NFL, but it's pretty much essential to use in college football

— Steve Palazzolo (@StevePalazzolo) October 19, 2013

Sad to hear Bum Phillips passed away. Among his many achievements, he invented D line numbering (3 technique, 5 tech) used by everyone now

— Smart Football (@smartfootball) October 19, 2013

Why I believe that upper echelon defensive play callers even more valuable/rare than those on offense.

— Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) October 19, 2013

Not really football related, but I decided to post this anyways. Has anybody in New York ever seen some of those pesky hipsters do something like this?

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