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New York Jets
The first matchup was a literal knockdown, drag out fight to the gritty end, and a 23-20 overtime victory by the New York Jets at Metlife Stadium. The game featured hard hits, player-injuries and a little “hot sauce” courtesy of comments made by HC Rex Ryan and some players from both sides. Both Reggie Bush and Darrelle Revis were injured in this game, and the bad blood has carried over to this week’s showdown in Miami. Players talking about wanting to take out other players, some calling out the abilities of others; this is turning an already heated rivalry up a notch. Both teams need to win this game to avoid the AFC East cellar, but five losses out of eight games would really reduce the chances of the Jets making the postseason. With the bye week coming up, the Jets should look at this game as a must-win. They need to get to 4-4 and grab that third divisional win. All the chatter is entertaining, but without the win… it’s just hallow noise.
The first half of the last contest was a series of missed tackles and gashing runs by Reggie Bush, before he was hit prior to the end of the second quarter by the Jets defensive enforcer, LaRon Landry. The effectiveness of the Dolphins running game was severely diminished in the second half. I believe if Bush was in for all four quarters, that game would’ve had a different outcome. Bush intends to play all four quarters of this game, so they really need to improve the tackling element of that defense. It’s been a problem all season, and with Bart Scott most likely out with a toe injury, it’s up to the rest of the front seven to do the job. I strongly believe the front seven of any defense should take stopping the run as their primary responsibility. When play after play, Yeremiah Bell and Landry are forced to come up and make tackles at the second level, it draws the team’s secondary closer and closer to the line, exposing the backend to a big play over the top. Just because Ryan Tannehill is a rookie, doesn’t mean he can’t take advantage of a depleted Jets secondary on a well-executed play-action pass. Brian Hartline still leads the team in receptions (29), but players like Davone Bess (28), Anthony Fasano (22) and Bush (17) are making plays in the passing game. As a team, they rank 27th in passing, which means stopping that running game and the short passing options will be keys to victory for the Jets.
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Right on cue, it’s Wednesday afternoon and right on time the war of words started by Rex Ryan has begun.
Below are a couple of tweets from Rex Ryan’s afternoon’s press conference. Ryan not saying anything more irrational than his normal press conferences but his comments are sure to spark something in the Dolphins locker room.
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Joe Caporoso – 12 Pack
Chris Gross - Jets 24, Dolphins 10 – Contrary to popular belief, the Jets have been playing some of the most consistent football that they have in about a year over the course of the past three games. The defense is beginning to get back form, despite lacking their best player, as well as an extremely inconsistent pass rush....