Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 9/15/12
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 Antonio Cromartie will be on Mike Wallace. Brown has been the Steelers’ top receiver over their last 10 games, including playoffs, catching 44 passes for 821 yards, while Wallace has caught 36 passes for 456 yards over that same period. Wallace, still working his way into the system after missing most of the offseason with a holdout, will continue to function as primarily a deep decoy, opening things up underneath. With Wallace having to deal with Antonio Cromartie this week, with Brown being covered primarily by a backup, expect Brown to once again lead the Steelers in receiving. The good news for the Jets i...
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