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It was going to be a tall order for the New York Jets in Pittsburgh, against a desperate 0-1 team particularly without Darrelle Revis, Dustin Keller and Bryan Thomas in the line-up. However, there are no excuses for how the Jets lost today. Dropped passes. Muffed punts. Porous tackling. Questionable coaching decisions. The game was there for the taking and the Jets put forth a sloppy, borderline embarrassing effort.
On offense the Jets got off a fast start but eventually fizzled thanks to a lack of a running game and dropped passes. Shonn Greene had 11 carries for 23 yards and again made nobody miss and broke no tackles. On the eye test Bilal Powell looked better when carrying the football and yes, the Jets should have turned to Tim Tebow more frequently as a rushing option. Greene isn’t good enough not be a supported by another option or two. Santonio Holmes spent the entire game whining to the officials and dropping catchable passes. Stephen Hill wasn’t involved in the offense at all and the Jets badly missed Dustin Keller, as Jeff Cumberland looked clueless at times. Mark Sanchez missed a few opportunities down the field and couldn’t get the offense in rhythm after the first quarter.
On defense, the tackling was awful. Rex Ryan consistently dialed up the proper blitz call but watch LaRon Landry and David Harris whiff on sacks. Landry also picked up a pair of personal fouls. It was frustrating to watch the Jets inability to bring Ben Roethlisberger down. Quinton Coples barely played. Aaron Maybin was invisible. Where is the pass rush going to come from? Antonio Cromartie looked lost on Mike Wallace’s touchdown and Kyle Wilson didn’t impress in extended duty.
Look, the Jets weren’t going 16-0. There are worse places to lose than on the road in Pittsburgh…like at home to Arizona for example. The entire AFC East is 1-1 and the Jets are 1-o in their division. They need to handle business in Miami next week before facing a pair of brutally tough games at home against San Francisco and Houston. In order to do that, they must find a running game and have their playmakers actually make plays.
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Darrelle Revis and Dustin Keller: No goes in Pitt
Bad news Jets fans, Darrelle Revis and Dustin Keller have both been ruled out of the Jets upcoming game against the Pittburgh Steelers, along with Bryan Thomas. Revis has been cleared by the organization to resume non-contact football related activities, but the Jets are playing it safe and keeping Darrelle off the field come Sunday...
GET USED TO IT, COACH
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan bristled at a reporter's inquiry about the way in which the team has been using Tim Tebow in the Wildcat formation.
According to Manish Mehta, Jets head coach Rex Ryan has confirmed that cornerback Darrelle Revis still hasn’t been cleared for contact after suffering a concussion during their week one win over the Bills.
Rex Ryan reiterates that Revis still has to pass required steps per NFL protocol. Hasn’t been cleared for contact yet. #nyj
— Manish Mehta(@MMehtaNYDN) September 17, 2012...
Coming off Sunday's 27-10 beating at the hands of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Jets head coach Rex Ryan clarified exactly why the world's most famous backup QB saw such limited action in the Steel City.
After a 1-1 start, Rex Ryan is already getting sick of answering the same questions. He has had it with the Tim Tebow talk. He is fed up with the questions asking about the wildcat offense. In two short weeks, Ryan is fed up with the same old stuff.
Get used to it.
Ryan should have known that from the day the Jets traded for Tebow, this was no longer strictly about football. It was...
When the New York Jets visit Heinz Field this weekend as they attempt to move to 2-0 on the season, they will do so without the services of Darrelle Revis, Dustin Keller and Bryan Thomas. Darrelle Revis is still recovering from the concussion he suffered against the Buffalo Bills, while Dustin Keller and Bryan Thomas are dealing with hamstring issues. The Pittsburgh Steelers will...
Rex Ryan is unsure if he'll have star cornerback Darrelle Revis
back in the New York Jets' secondary when the team plays at Miami
The Jets got a surprising 48-28 victory over the Bills in their opener, but improving to 2-0 may prove to be very tough for them, especially without their top defensive player, Darrelle Revis, who has been ruled out for this week’s clash with the Steelers with a concussion. In his absence, Kyle Wilson will start and cover Antonio Brown, one of the AFC’s premier receivers, while...
The New York Jets offense that had a stunning opening-week scoring splurge was nowhere to be found for most of the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Neither was Tim Tebow, who had even less of a role than he did in Week 1.
Rex Ryan's self-proclaimed dominant defense also missed plenty of tackles late in the game.
Ryan says Monday that his team ''made too many mistakes...
LaRon Landry is playing for the guy he wants to play for. To hell with the rest of them. Rex Ryan loves Landry’s work ethic and Landry loves Ryan’s unique and aggressive defense, which LaRon says is ultimately why he ended up in New York. However, the safety said the absence of Bill Belichick during his visit with the Patriots made his decision to not sign with New England easy...
The Steelers open up their home schedule this afternoon against the New York Jets. Even Rex Ryan knows what the Steelers will count on today at Heinz Field.
With the news that All Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis would have to miss this Sunday’s contest against the Steelers, New York has turned to an unlikely source to provide crucial depth in their secondary, in the form of former running back/kick return specialist Joe McKnight.
According to Manish Mehta of the New York Post, the Jets have had McKnight practice with the defense as a...
Darrelle Revis is out, as are James Harrison and Troy Polamalu. Joe McKnight will likely be enlisted to play cornerback for at least some of this game, so what was at one point billed as a defensive standoff will instead be a shootout between offenses that try to avoid getting into shootouts. Nevertheless, Mark Sanchez (now trading underage girls for past their prime actresses)...