Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The New York Jets’ offense had many problems and fell severely short of expectations this past horrific season. Mike Tannenbaum and Rex Ryan must be smarter during this off season than they were last off season in order for the Jets to not have a repeat of last season. Offensively, in order of importance, these are the top 5 issues that must be addressed. 1. Better pass protection for Mark Sanchez Clearly, Mark didn’t have the best year. There is plenty of blame to go around for that. He was under pressure constantly which can lead to a sloppy performance. Nick Mangold himself stated that the offensive line deserves just as much blame, if not more, as Mark. Earlier this month, the Jets decided to hold onto RT Wayne Hunter, who allowed 22 sacks. While he is really good at helping Sanchez up off the ground after he’s been sacked, Hunter is an epic fail when it comes to protecting Sanchez. That pocket just collapses immediately and it is a very frustrating thing to see the same problem year and year and it never gets solved. How on earth are the Jets supposed to have any kind of a passing [...]
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