Good morning Quincy Enunwa Jerseys 2019 , Gang Green Gangsters! I hope everyone’s having a great start to their weekend! Today there’s some NFL football to be played in the state of Texas, with the Colts visiting the Texans and the Seahawks visiting the Cowboys. The Jets also figure to be in the Lone Star State to interview Dallas DB coach Kris Richard, and there’s rumors coming out now that they also have interest in Baylor’s coach Matt Rhule. I would have interest in both of these guys, and it’s good to see the Jets expanding their search outside of the regular carousel of NFL coaches. Perhaps with a new coach, we can break our own post-season drought.With that, here are your daily links for this football Saturday.Darryl Slater - Charley Casserly Q&A on Jets coaching searchMatt Stypulkoski - Jets coaching search White Ben Ijalana Jerseys , Day 5Darryl Slater - POLL: Among 7 known candidates, who should Jets hire to be next head coach?Ralph Vacchiano - What we know about the Jets' coaching candidates so farJohn Healy - Former Jets consultant explains qualities needed in next head coachMichael Colangelo - Ranking the 8 head coaching openings from worst to firstTyler Calvaruso - Todd Monken and others among would-be rookie HC’s Jets should considerKyle Newport - Jets Head Coaching Rumors: Adam Gase, Kliff Kingsbury Among InterviewsEthan Greenberg - Jets Interview Adam Gase for Head Coaching PositionBrian Costello - Jets interview 'bright' Adam Gase after tumultuous Dolphins exitAndy Vasquez - Is Adam Gase a good fit for NY Jets offense, Sam Darnold?SNY - The latest on Jets coaching search: Cowboys' Kris Richard up nextBrian Costello - Jets could interview Matt Rhule during Texas swingDarryl Slater - Jets interested in Baylor’s Matt Rhule as they seek new coachMatt Stypulkoski - Which Jets landed on All-Pro teams? Did Jamal Adams get snubbed? - Jets Returner Andre Roberts Name First-Team All-Pro, Safety Jamal Adams Gets Second-Team HonorsSNY - Jets' Andre Roberts named to AP All-Pro first teamBrian Costello - Andre Roberts breaks Jets' All-Pro droughtDarryl Slater - NFL free agents 2019: What is Jets' salary cap situation? Who can they release, trade to create more space? 8 potential moves to watchEric Allen - Will Jets QB Sam Darnold’s Right-Hand Man Return in 2019?Sam Nuemann - 2019 NFL draft: New Draft Wire mock pairs Jets & Kentucky’s Josh AllenEric Allen - Jets Sign DL Charles Tapper & DB Tevaughn Campbell to Reserve/Future DealsTyler Greenawalt - 18 stats that sum up the Jets’ 2018 seasonHere are your missed connections from yesterday. Here’s the thread about nothing Ben Ijalana Jerseys 2019 , any Bill Morrissey fans out there?Charting the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Lions Defense Yesterday, I took a look at some of the player vs. player and position vs. position matchups where either side of the Jets-Lions matchup could have a sizable advantage. Today, let’s look into the 2017 Lions in more depth and learn about where they thrived and struggled last season.PASS DEFENSEAll rankings are according to Football Outsiders’ DVOA (Defense-adjusted value over average), an ultimate one-number efficiency metric that includes penalties, situations, and opponent strength among other factors to capture true total efficiency.Here is a look at the 2017 Detroit pass defense broken down by matchup.The clear strength for Detroit was their ability to stop opposing top wide receivers. The obvious reason for that? Darius Slay. Slay has evolved into a top corner in the league. He led the league in interceptions last year with 8 White Lac Edwards Jerseys , and was ranked as Pro Football Focus’ #16 cornerback. His length and physicality allow him to match up very well with the types of receivers he faces outside. I think Robby Anderson is in for a tough night - but it is also an opportunity for him to prove he can round out his game and be an every-week threat.Detroit struggled a bit handling the rest of the wide receivers they faced. #2 outside corner Nevin Lawson struggled last season, and at only 5’9 could be a mismatch against the basketball lineup that is the Jets wide receiver core.Here is a look at the Lions’ pass defense based on pass direction and depth. Short passes are categorized as less than 15 yards through the air, deep passes 15 yards or more through the air.Detroit excelled defending the deep portion of the field on the right side. The Lions allowed only 1 deep right touchdown and allowed only a 24% first down rate on targets in that portion of the field - second best in the league. This could be significant since the deep right portion of the field was the Jets’ best friend in the pass game last year. Through the prolific combination of Robby Anderson and Josh McCown, the Jets led the league with 10 deep right touchdowns and ranked second with a 53% first down rate on those targets. It’s possible that Anderson will not have the same rapport with Darnold, but nevertheless, it is worth noting that the Jets’ greatest offensive strength last year is matched by one of Detroit’s greatest defensive strengths.RUSH DEFENSEHere is a look at the Lions’ rush defense in 2017 based on adjusted line yards (yards per attempt adjusted to assign responsibility to the offensive line) allowed by rush direction. These numbers are from the offensive perspective - so a left end rush listed below would be directed towards the right side of the defense.The Lions struggled most defending the run game between the A gaps. Detroit allowed 4.36 yards per carry (5th-worst) and a 26.7% first down rate (3rd-worst) on those carries last year.This could be a good opportunity for Isaiah Crowell. I mentioned in yesterday’s piece that Bilal Powell was among the league’s most efficient rushers outside of the tackles last season - the opposite is true for Crowell. He ranked 4th in the league in rushing yards directed between the guards Lac Edwards Jerseys 2019 , with 616, picking up 4.6 yards per carry, 3rd best among the top 40 running backs in middle carries.How do you think the Jets should attack the Lions defense?

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