Jeff Capellini

Former Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Idzik Deserves A Gold Star For Bringing Harvin To The Jets

There’s a common misconception about the Percy Harvin trade that needs to be cleared up before we can all move forward. The Jets didn’t do it to save their season.

10/21/2014

Geno Smith is sacked during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on October 16, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: The Jets Are 1-6 By Design — And Don’t You Ever Forget It

They never cease to amaze. The Jets have always owned the patent on inventive ways to lose, but Thursday night’s defeat was their most maddening failure in some time.

10/17/2014

Islanders head coach Jack Capuano watches from the bench during a game against the Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on Dec. 12, 2013 in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Capellini: It Really Is Now Or Never For Islanders Head Coach Capuano

For the first time in ages, the Islanders are built to contend. It’s now on fifth-year head coach Jack Capuano to get this team to the next level. Will he? We’re certainly going to find out.

10/09/2014

Woody Johnson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images), John Idzik  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Rex Ryan  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Stubborn ‘Gang Of 3′ Has Turned The Jets Into A Total Disgrace

The Jets are in worse shape now than they were before Rex Ryan arrived prior to the 2009 season. They are just a mess. And they have no one to blame but themselves.

10/06/2014

The Jets’ Muhammad Wilkerson, left, and Antonio Allen line up against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 28, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Defense Deserves As Much Blame As Geno For Jets’ Problems

Raise your hand if you think you can make any sense of this. I’m not sure if the Jets’ defense is good, misunderstood, falsely accused or just one big enigma.

10/01/2014

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Green Lantern: Like It Or Not, Jets Find Themselves In Holding Pattern By Design

General manager John Idzik made some upgrades this past offseason, but if you think the Jets are truly built to win now I have a bridge to sell you.

09/23/2014

Jets’ defensive end Sheldon Richardson, second from left, is held up by guard T.J. Lang of the Green Bay Packers during a scrum in the third quarter at Lambeau Field on Sept. 14, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisc. The Packers defeated the Jets 31-24. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Every Bit Of Criticism Jets’ Idzik, Rex Get This Week Is Deserved

Sure, it’s just one loss. But to try to take positives from Sunday’s disaster at Lambeau Field would really expose a disturbing case of denial. The Jets beat themselves and there’s just no way to spin it.

09/15/2014

Geno Smith of the New York Jets passes against the Oakland Raiders in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 7, 2014. (Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: A Little Turbulence Aside, Jets Have Capable Pilot In Geno

Sure, it was just one game, but it was a telling game. There’s really no way around it: This Geno Smith is not the same player that some of you have grown to mistrust.

09/08/2014

Curtis Granderson  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ranking The 10 Most Disappointing Local Baseball Players Of 2014

The Bombers spent nearly $500 million in the offseason and this was the year that the Mets were finally expected to contend. Let’s just say it hasn’t worked out for either party.

09/04/2014

Jets running back Chris Johnson, right, carries the ball against the Indianapolis Colts during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 7, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Don’t Expect Vintage CJ2K, But Johnson Will Soar For Jets

Chris Johnson is going to be asked to do a lot for the Jets this season. So far, he’s shown that age is just a number and he’s capable of being what he once was.

09/02/2014

Quarterback Geno Smith of the New York Jets passes against the Indianapolis Colts in the first quarter at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 7, 2014. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Jets’ Offense Has Left The ‘D’ Hanging For Years, And It Has To Stop

Anyone else tired of hearing about cornerbacks? The Jets need to start doing their defense a favor by moving the ball and putting up points like a 21st century NFL team.

08/12/2014

Jets quarterback Geno Smith stands on the sidelines against the Miami Dolphins at MetLife Stadium on Dec. 1, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Green Lantern: Jets Deserve A Lot Of Credit For Their Handling Of Geno

For the first time in a very long time, the Jets are showing conviction. They are sticking to a plan. They have inserted contingencies in case it goes awry, but their vision at QB is crystal clear.

07/25/2014

Texans receiver Andre Johnson is tackled by the Colts’ LaRon Landry at Lucas Oil Stadium on Dec. 15, 2013 in Indianapolis. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Andre Johnson Reportedly Wants Out Of Houston; Could Jets Be Interested?

Andre Johnson has reportedly asked Houston for a trade, and though the Texans sound like they are not interested in moving the future Hall of Fame wide receiver right now, the suitors are already lining up.

07/10/2014

Mikhail Grabovski (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images), Nikolai Kulemin (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images), Chad Johnson (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Capellini: Islanders Need 1-2 More Impact Moves To Have Legit Expectations

For the first time in a long time, the Islanders might have some margin for error heading into a season.

07/08/2014

The Islanders agreed to terms with goaltender Jaroslav Halak on a four-year, $18 million contract on May 22, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Capellini: Fans Pray Halak Is Just Opening Act Of Islanders’ Summer Of Garth

Someone had to be the pioneer. Regardless if Jaroslav Halak knows it or not, his signing with the Islanders on Thursday was a really big deal.

05/23/2014

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