Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
BY NICK ST. DENISAntonio Cromartie hasn't been the same player this year.Cromartie's stellar play last year in the absence of fellow cornerback Darrelle Revis made Revis somewhat dispensable, as the Jets still boasted the league's second-best pass defense without him.Since then, Cromartie has been subpar. He's also been dinged up, but he won't admit his hip and knee ailments have had anything to do in his drop in play.“I don’t want to say so because if I’m out on the football field, my teammates expect to get my best from me and I expect to give my best,” Cromartie said this week, via NewYorkJets.com, “so I’m never going to involve injuries or make an excuse for my play at all.”Cro, according to himself, has given up three passes of 50 yards or more. Cromartie thinks just one of those in an entire season is unacceptable, so he's going back to the drawing board. "It's been a tough year for me," Cromartie said. ". .  I feel like I have to step my game up a lot more than what I’m pla...
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