The New York Jets finished last in the AFC East last season. While they did rank 28th in offensive yardage in the league and finished last in yards allowed, they did not receive any help from their kicking game as the team converted only 77.78% of its field goal attempts and 85.19% of its extra points.
Brant Boyer, the special teams coordinator of the Jets, is among the rarest of assistant coaches. When Robert Saleh was named the Green & White's head coach in January 2021, he brought along a new group of assistants. Boyer, who has been with the team since 2016, was asked to stay on.
Host Eric Allen is joined by Jets Special Teams Coordinator Brant Boyer. They discuss how college prospects will have to make a dent on special teams in the NFL (1:40) and review the 2021 performance of the Jets' special teams unit (7:35). The guys also take a closer look of some of the Jets core special teams players (10:57). Lastly, they talk about Boyer's offseason plans full of fishing, hunting and spending more time by a lake (17:25).
The offensive and defensive guys aren't the only ones who appreciate trading thuds with bodies in slightly different green uniforms in Green Bay this week. Brant Boyer and his special teamers value these two days of joint practices before Saturday's second preseason game as well. "Everybody's tired of leaning on...
Brant Boyer, Jets looking for a solution at kicker. New York City has been a hotbed for three-point tallies in 2021. The Brooklyn Nets and New York Knicks tied for second in three-point conversion rate during the most recent NBA season while the New York Liberty’s ongoing endeavors place them at the top of the WNBA’s leaderboard in successful attempts per game.
Jets fans of a "special" inclination might long for the days — and years — of placekicking stability with Nick Folk. Special teams coordinator Brant Boyer, however, has to go back to his pre-Jets days with Adam Vinatieri and the Colts for that kind of steadiness. Boyer had Folk for only the 2016 season, then every season since, whether due to free agency or injury, has had to work with different kickers with shorter shelf lives.
Who will win the placekicker battle during Jets training camp?. The Jets cut veteran kicker Sam Ficken last week and signed Matt Ammendola, an undrafted 2020 kicker from Oklahoma State, who was cut by Carolina on May 16. He joins rookie Chris Naggar of SMU, who signed with the Jets in May.
Head Coach Robert Saleh Also Adds 5 Coaches to His Staff Ethan Greenberg. Jets Head Coach Robert Saleh has retained Brant Boyer as the special teams coordinator. "Working through the special teams aspect of it all," Saleh said in his breakout session following his introductory press conference last Thursday. "So many people have called on his [Boyer's] behalf. He's held in such high regard. The focus right now has been on the offensive and defensive side of the ball. ... I do want to get an opportunity to talk with [him]."
The Jets announced Thursday they are officially retaining ST coordinator Brant Boyer on new HC Robert Saleh‘s staff. New York also announced five additional hires, including:. CB coach Tony Oden. Safeties coach Marquand Manuel. LB coach Mike Rutenberg. Assistant OL coach. Special teams assistant Michael Ghobrial. Boyer, 49, is a...
The Jets made it official and announced that special teams coordinator Brant Boyer has been retained by new coach Robert Saleh. In addition, the Jets also announced the hiring of five other coaches: Tony Oden (senior defensive assistant/cornerbacks coach), Marquand Manuel (safeties coach), Mike Rutenberg (linebackers coach), Jake Moreland (assistant offensive line coach) and Michael Ghobrial (special teams assistant).