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Thurman confident in young, revamped defense

Defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman | NYJ

Following the trade that saw All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis land with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason, the outlook for the Jets' defense looked pretty bleak. Find out why defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman thinks that the Jets' rookie class can help Gang Green return to elite status this upcoming season.

Rex Ryan will not go down quietly. While rumors are swirling that the longtime Jets coach is in danger of losing his job if the team repeats its performance from last year, Ryan will begin to focus on what brought him to the head coaching position in the first place, his talents as a defensive coordinator. Together with current defensive coordinator, Dennis Thurman, Coach Ryan hopes that he can... Recommended Stories