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Shonn Greene ran for a career-high 161 yards and three touchdowns to power a rejuvenated ''Ground-and-Pound'' offense that rushed for more than 250 yards, Mark Sanchez was efficient and Tim Tebow made a few big plays in a 35-9 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
Even the Jets' maligned defense was able to shut down Andrew Luck and the Colts' offense as New York snapped a two-game losing streak that had many wondering if the season was about to spiral out of control.
For a week, at least, Sanchez was in total control and the Jets (3-3) had their best overall performance - save for a handful of personal foul penalties - since an opening-week rout of Buffalo.
Indianapolis (2-3) trailed 21-6 at halftime and couldn't erase a big deficit for the second straight week after coming back from 18 points and beating Green Bay last Sunday.
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Shonn Greene was among the NFL's worst rushers entering Week Six, but a career day against the Indianapolis Colts just may have saved his starting job and given the Jets' season new life.
Shonn Greene, the fourth year running back, had a career day rushing for 161 yards on 32 carries with three touchdowns as the New York Jets dominated Indianapolis Colts.It was Greene’s best day since back in 2009 when he rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns against the Oakland Raiders.After four straight games with less than a 50 percent completion percentage, Mark Sanchez didn’t...
It was a virtuoso performance for Shonn Greene and New York's rushing offense as the Jets blasted the Colts on Sunday at Metlife Stadium
Mark Sanchez was at dinner with his running backs last week when Shonn Greene's meal arrived at the table.
Talk about a heaping helping.
''I think Shonn got the biggest steak you could possibly have,'' the New York Jets quarterback said with a smile. ''He eats like a lineman. He needed it all today, though, so that was good for him.''
The New York Jets finally figured out a way to silence the interminable debate about which of their high profile quarterbacks should be throwing the ball on offense. All they had to do was stop throwing the ball so much.
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Running back Shonn Greene answered the bell against the Colts as the Jets earned a much-needed home win on Sunday.
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Monday's film session isn't changing the opinion of Colts interim coach Bruce Arians.
He still saw all those mistakes in full, vivid detail - the missed tackles, the missed blocks, the turnovers and the decision to try and do too much too fast.
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It was an ugly game, but it's time for some links anyway.
Mike Chappell, in his Colts Insider column for The Indianapolis Star, says the Colts had hoped to make the Jets one-dimensional by stopping the run and force the erattic Mark Sanchez to try to beat them. They just couldn't:
"We wanted to put the game in his hands and hopefully get him to make some mistakes...
This is going to be a common theme this week. After Richard Sherman's Twitter antics following Seattle's win this past Sunday and the upcoming game against the ever so lovable New York Jets, expect the Patriots to take a lot of heat.Sexy Rexy has already gone on record today stating that "I want them to know and they know that I think we are going to beat them."...
Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez hit rookie Stephen Hill for a five yard touchdown today vs. the Colts. After the score, Hill had a pretty nifty little celebration dance, bringing back some old moves from his childhood.
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Indianapolis Star October 15, 2012
Dear Indy Star,
Pardon my French, but this really pisses me off. Road Wimps? Really? I know you were just in New York, but let me fill you in on something…you’re back in Indiana. Where Hoosier Hospitality is a thing. And not just a thing…a real thing.
I’m not one of those fans who thinks you can only say or write positive things...
12 Things to Watch for in Sunday's Colts-Jets Game
The Colts are coming off an emotional and quite unlikely win over the Green Bay Packers. Rallying from behind the team certainly proved to be #Chuckstrong and electrified the fanbase. This week they have Benny Timmy and the Jets whose flagging season got worse on Monday when they lost to the Houston Texans. The Colts hope...