Found August 25, 2013 on Football Nation:
This is third preseason game and this is where the starters play the entire first half.  This should make the fans of the New York Jets shudder.Here are five things learned from this preseason game.So this is what "brutal" looks like:Geno Smith started the game and played three quarters.  The first half we got a glimpse of what brutal looks like. Smith ended the game with 199 yards on 16-of-30.  He had one touchdown.  And oh yeah, he passed for three interceptions.   This is what a bad decision looks like:It is hard to believe but it looked like Smith lost the starting job to Mark Sanchez. So what was the purpose of putting Sanchez in the game in the middle of the fourth quarter with 11 minutes left? If you believe head coach Rex Ryan, it is because they play to win.  So, Ryan wanted to win with a first string quarterback playing with men who have not even solidified their positon on the team. Well, the outcome was two knockdowns by the New York Giants defense.  The second...
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