New York Jets Gang Green Report, 9/27/17: Jamal Adams Establishes Area 33 Against the Dolphins
OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Jamal Adams #33 of the New York Jets in action during their game against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 17, 2017 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Jamal Adams is an out of this world talent that has Mike Maccagnan on cloud nine. Based on Week 3, wide receivers should avoid Area 33.

At 0-2, the New York Jets looked like the doormat for many teams in the NFL. Then something clicked in Week 3 and the Jets returned to their roots.

Head coach Todd Bowles turned to a grinding running game to open up the passing game. He also unleashed a devastating defensive game plan to turn the game against the Dolphins into a fish fry.

The key to the emergence of the formidable defense is two-fold. A new subpackage that creates matchup nightmares for opposing offensive coordinators. And then there’s that Jamal Adams guy.


As ESNY’s Robby Sabo explains in his breakdown, Adams is a special talent. To go a step further, he’s a general manager’s dream.

When we first started to evaluate Adams prior to the 2017 NFL Draft, it was easy to see why he would be coveted by teams with a top 10 pick. Adams brings leadership, a high football IQ and a ferociousness that was unmatched by other prospects.

While we are only three games into Adams’ career, the comparisons to Ronnie Lott and Brian Dawkins may not be farfetched.

Other Jets News, Stories:

  • Rich Cimini of ESPN discusses how former Jets player Erin Henderson is set to sue the franchise for wrongful termination.
  • Zachary Ripple of the New York Daily News writes about how former Jets legend Kevin Mawae is keeping mum on his thoughts concerning the weekend protests.
  • Ethan Greenberg via NewYorkJets.com reports that Gang Green have added cornerback Robert Nelson to the practice squad.

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