News & Analysis

PFF ReFocused, NFL Preseason Week 4: New York Jets 6, Philadelphia Eagles 0

Luke Falk and the New York Jets finished the 2019 NFL preseason with a 6-0 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday night, completing 13-of-18 passes for 91 yards in the process.

PFF's ReFocused series features immediate takeaways from the two analysts who graded the game live. The two offer a detailed breakdown of the game's most notable performances before the grades and advanced stats are reviewed and finalized by Senior Analysts.

All of PFF's grades and advanced stats from this game and the other games played this week will be finalized and made available to ELITE subscribers within 24 hours of the final whistle. ELITE subscribers can view player grades, advanced statistics, positional snap counts and more in Premium Stats.

PFF's ELITE subscribers can also preview NFL and NCAA games in PFF Greenline, an online dashboard with projections for the spread, totals and moneyline.

Final Score

New York Jets 6, Philadelphia Eagles 0

New York Jets

Veteran cornerback Marcus Cooper had a solid pass breakup in limited action on Thursday night. He earned a 60.3 overall grade across 41 defensive snaps in the week prior but should see his grade increase following this week.

Undrafted rookie offensive tackle Wyatt Miller did not end the preseason on a high note. The 6-foot-4, 306-pound UCF product was woeful in pass protection and added little as a run-blocker against the Jets' defense.

Rookie Takeaways

Minnesota product Blake Cashman had a strong finish to his 2019 NFL preseason, earning high marks in run defense across a heavy snap count on Thursday. Rookie third-rounder Jachai Polite entered Thursday's game with just a 52.3 overall grade across 91 preseason snaps, and he did little to improve on that mark against Philly.

Philadelphia Eagles

Jets defensive backs Josh Hawkins and Jason Thompson both turned in strong performances in this one. Hawkins picked up an interception and a defensive stop in the contest, and Thompson finished with positive marks in coverage on multiple plays.

Eli Harold, a third-round pick out of Virginia from the 2015 class, capped off an unimpressive preseason with yet another unimpressive performance. He earned low marks across the board against New York and entered the game with a 63.6 overall grade.

Rookie Takeaways

Undrafted Rutgers product Kevin Wilkins was a one-man wrecking crew in run defense against the Jets' interior offensive line. Rookie signal-caller Clayton Thorson, a fifth-round Northwestern product, had an ugly performance against New York. He earned a 43.2 passing grade across 43 preseason dropbacks in the three weeks prior, and things did not get better for him this week.

NFL Featured Tools

  • Our exclusive database, featuring the most in-depth collection of NFL player performance data.

  • PFF's exclusive metrics provide matchup previews, position rankings, grades, and snap counts.

  • In-depth analysis and PFF metrics for NFL quarterbacks from the 2019 season.

  • 250+ three-page scouting profiles - advanced stats, 3-year grades, player comps, combine data and Senior Bowl grades - for the 2020 draft class.

  • NFL free agent rankings with analysis, projected salaries, PFF grades and PFF WAR.

PFF Edge
Unlock Player Grades, Fantasy & NFL Draft
Learn More
$39.99 / yr
$9.99 / mo
PFF Elite
Unlock Premium Stats, PFF Greenline & DFS
Learn More
$199.99 / yr
$34.99 / mo