Originally posted on Turn On The Jets  |  Last updated 7/23/12
Earlier today we ran TJ Rosenthal’s interview with Evan Silva, which painted a negative picture of the 2012 New York Jets. We disagree with big chunks of Silva’s opinion and have elaborated what type of team we think the Jets will be in 2012. Let’s look at where we specifically see flaws in Silva and others analysis who see the Jets as a team who will struggle to even crack .500 this season. Offense - Generally, people remain way too down on Mark Sanchez’s ability to be a successful quarterback in the NFL. I define successful as the quarterback of a team who is consistently in contention as both a playoff and Super Bowl contender. There is no reason Sanchez can’t be a better version of the player he was for the 2010 team who went 11-5 and was 5 points from a Super Bowl appearance. Silva refers to the Jets having a successful offense when they had Braylon Edwards and Santonio Holmes threatening vertically and Dustin Keller and Jerricho Cotchery working the seams, supported by a powe...
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