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The Jets Blog:
I know some of you are fond of Football Outsiders, (as am I) so once the season gets underway and trends start developing, looking at an opponent’s rankings on Football Outsiders helps to give fans some perspective on the Jets opponent for this weekend and what to expect.
(As a heads up, negative percentages are good on defense, bad on offense & specials)
Pass Offense: 14.6% (16th) Rush Offense: 6.2% (11th) O-Line Ranking: Run 7th / Pass 28th
Analysis: The Miami offense is average at best right now, and probably a little worse than it’s stats indicate since Matt Moore has taken over at the helm for the injured Chad Henne. With Revis and Cromartie, the Dolphins might take it to the ground to try and beat the Jets. The Jets pride themselves on their run defense, but it’s been rough going so far this year as the Jets have struggled so far in stopping opponents’ running games. Daniel Thomas has been a valuable part of the offense providing high-value on a per play basis f...
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