Schein: Nine sizzling predictions
Bored by all the vanilla predictions on the eve of the season? Fret no more. Adam Schein delivers nine bold statements. More ...
Conley punted for the Jets last season, and held off two challengers in training camp, but a shaky preseason ultimately cost him the gig. He averaged 44 yards per punt in the preseason, which ranked 26th in the league. His 37.9 net average ranked 19th.
The moves provide a reminder of the Jets' mistake to move on from Steve Weatherford after the 2010 season. Weatherford -- who special teams coach Mike Westhoff said "wasn't good enough" to kick for the Jets -- signed with the New York Giants and went on to play a substantial role in a Super Bowl run.
Westhoff is almost always right when it comes to special teams. Stress almost.