Found November 15, 2012 on Sports Blog Net:
It was funny to hear members of the New York Jets say they will make the playoffs last week. If this past Sunday was any indication, it's safe to say the Jets will fall short of making the playoffs for the second straight year. The Jets got blasted by the Seattle Seahawks 28-7 in the Pacific Northwest, dropping them to a 3-6 record and three games behind the New England Patriots in the AFC East. When this season first began, I said the Jets were an average team at best and 8-8 sounded like a good record for a team that is overrated in every since of the word. The way it's looking right now, the Jets may be one of the worst teams in the league (I know the Kansas City Chiefs and Jacksonville Jaguars are worse, but the Jets don't look to be too far behind). I would seriously like to know what Jets head coach Rex Ryan and cornerback Antonio Cromartie see to make them think this team is playoff worthy. I understand you're supposed to be confident in your team's abilities, but the problem is the Jets have no abilities to hang on to. The offense is horrible to watch, and so is the defense. Speaking of the offense, I believe it's time for the Jets to see what they have in QB Tim Tebow. I don't understand why you bring this man on the team if you're not going to use him. It's apparent the starting QB, Mark Sanchez, is not working out for them. Apparently, an unnamed source on the Jets doesn't think it's "Tebow Time," seeing how the coward said Tebow is terrible. So now you have two lingering issues. One, the team is terrible, and two, it's still apparent Ryan doesn't have complete control of the locker room. There's still constant chirping and bickering behind other's backs (just imagine if wide receiver Santonio Holmes was still playing). Mix the two together, and you have a team that is 3-6 on the way to 6-10 or 7-9. Regardless of what some of the experts think, I believe it's "Tebow Time" because the season appears all but lost. They should at least see what he can do, because the team is doing nothing under Sanchez. Sanchez has regressed over the past year and a half and appears to have lost all confidence in himself. Let's see this great package we've been promised from Ryan and the Jets coaching staff they had in place for Tebow. I never heard of a package for a player that has two plays a game scripted for him. Bottom line, the Jets are a complete and utter mess and it's almost time to start cleaning the mess up. Maybe you need a new group of players, maybe even a new coach or GM. Whatever the case, something has to change because the Jets as they are now hasn't worked and won't work in the future. Ryan and Cromartie will continue to put their foots in their mouths and make promises for the playoffs and the Super Bowl. I think it's safe to say the Jets aren't making the playoffs and won't for years to come if this present group stays together. The time for change has come, and I don't think it's a moment too soon. By Charles Taylor
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