Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/25/14
Yes, it was only the first preseason game but we still learned a few things.  Here are the five most important things we learned:5. Rex Ryan doesn't have time to watch the offenseNow, that could explain a whole lot.  When asked about the interception Mark Sanchez tossed in the first quarter, the head coach replied "he never saw it"?  Does that philosophy apply to the 52 turnovers Sanchez has had in the last two seasons? Does Ryan have a head defensive coordinator position set up already for next season?4. Geno Smith does not lack for confidenceGeno Smith left the game in the third quarter when he injured his right ankle.  Today the MRI's have come back negative. Smith was 6-of-7 for 47 yards before leaving the game.  When asked to assess his night, Smith replied, "I think I played exceptionally well." Did Ryan see that?3. Mark Sanchez is, well, Mark SanchezOn the first drive in his first preseason game of 2013 Mark Sanchez threw an interception to Detroit...
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