Rex Ryan, Plotting Against the Patriots: Passing Preview Part II

In Part One of this two-part series, we examined how the Jets’ head coach applies his novel coverage and pressure strategies to keep opposing offenses in disarray by taking away the quarterback’s preferred target. In this segment, we’ll explore how Rex Ryan has approached the Patriots, how his tactics worked, and what to expect from…

Defensive Play of the Week: Chandler Jones Puts the Hammer Down

Joe Cullen, a UMass grad and Tampa Bay’s defensive line coach, once said that “the greatest play in defensive football is the sack-forced fumble.” Also called a strip-sack, it can leave the opponents’ signal caller in a crumpled heap, exposing their offensive linemen as unworthy protectors. Part home invasion and part smash-and-grab, it happens in…