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Just two days after Derrick Mason was shipped to Houston, Santonio Holmes fired more shots at the teams offensive line according to Brian Costello of the New York Post. Holmes blamed the group for the Jets inability to throw the ball deep this year. I may be criticized again for saying it, but I think it starts up front, Holmes said. The big guys know it. [If] they give Mark [Sanchez] enough time to sit in the pocket and complete passes, I think everything changes. The routes that are being run are short routes, Hey, lets get the ball out of Marks hands quick. Lets move the ball down the field and lets go from there. But if you cant protect the quarterback for four or five seconds, then theres no point in dropping back 7 yards to throw a football when he doesnt have enough time. So, we pretty much have to roll with the way our offense is rolling right now. This is the second straight week Holmes has criticized the offensive line. He was asked if anyone from that group has said anything to him about his remarks. Those guys, meaning my offensive line, live in a totally different world than we do, said Holmes, seeming to point out how hard their job is. I can sit here and complain as much as I want to about protecting our quarterback. Sometimes little things as far as getting their toe stepped on, cant get back in their protection in their drop-back long enough, are some of the things that affect play-calling. Like I said, I can complain all day about it. Weve done a lot of talking in our meeting rooms about how well things can change if we were to stretch the ball a little bit more down the field, Holmes said. Source: The Redzone
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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Now it’s official: The New York Jets’ locker room is fractured.
Veteran guard Brandon Moore, taking offense to Santonio Holmes’ latest criticism of the offensive line, fired back at the wide receiver Friday, telling ESPNNewYork.com that Holmes is creating a rift by throwing teammates under the bus.
“He’s obviously got...
New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes criticized the play of the team's offensive line for the second time this season.
Holmes told the Newark Star-Ledger, "I may be criticized again for saying it, but I think it starts up front, and the big guys know it. If they give Mark (Sanchez) enough time to sit in the pocket and complete passes, I think everything changes...
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In attempting to explain the team's struggles on offense, the wide receiver laid the blame at the feet of the offensive linemen, saying, "I think it starts up front."
Moore thinks Holmes has "green light" from team to speak his mind
Santonio Holmes hasn’t been shy about expressing his frustration with the New York Jets offensive line in recent weeks. Veteran Brandon Moore took a stand today against Holmes, clearly stating his anger with his commentary and the freedom he is receiving from the organization’s hierarchy to come after Moore and his peers on the line. Red flags are flying up everywhere as most...
If Jets coach Rex Ryan was trying to send a message to his unhappy locker room with the trade of Derrick Mason, he may need to try again.
Speaking just two days after Mason was shipped to Houston and ahead of Monday night's visit by Miami, fellow wide receiver Santonio Holmes fired more shots at the team's offensive line. Holmes blamed the group for the Jets' inability...
The 2-3 Jets have lost three straight games. As they prepare for the Miami Dolphins on Monday night, receiver and captain Santonio Holmes agreed when asked if there is a "feeling of desperation" among the team. "I can honestly say, 'Yes,' " Holmes said. "A feeling of desperation, like we definitely have to win this game. It would set us back at 0...
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Receiver continues to share frustrations with the offense through five games
Santonio Holmes apparently has no intention of letting his actions do all the talking. The outspoken receiver was at it again on Friday, calling out the team's offensive line as the unit that must improve for the Jets to turn around their season.
A respected Jets veteran has called out wide receiver Santonio Holmes for his continued critical comments about the team's struggling offensive line.
Santonio Holmes was back at the complaint counter on Thursday.
The Jets receiver again offered his negative opinion on the work done by the offensive line when it came to giving Mark Sanchez enough time to get the ball down the field.
You shouldn't expect Holmes to get benched. He's got a much more secure spot in the lineup than Derrick Mason, but you can expect a weekend...
There was a pretty funny narrative running through our humble sporting burg this week, and it went something like this:
Santonio Holmes shot his mouth off at the Jets’ offensive line. The offensive linemen, notably Brandon Moore, took offense to said diatribe.
Ergo: The Jets are in trouble. Biiiiiiiiig trouble...