The only real hole we have is at RT but let's not forget we nearly made a SB w/ that same RT so the cupcoard isn't bare.
This D is going to be much better for a few reasons. Rex is calling the D again which is HUGE, Wilkerson & Ellis in year 2, Coples as a rookie, a slim downed bart Scott, the return of Bryan Thomas, Landry at Safety. This D will look much more like 2009 than 2011.
offensively it was ALL about the Ol last year, mangold is healthy, Slauson was hurt most of the year and had surgery will be healthy, Moore missed all offseason will be healthy, we have deep threats to throw to on O, Greene is a quality back, Keller is a very good pass catching TE.
The jets are clearly the 2nd best team in the division on paper going into 2012, does that mean we play more like '09-'10 like we should? nope but I feel pretty good, every team has holed but the Jets don't have many right now.
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With just one hole you have on the team does this mean they're a shoo-in for AFC Conference Champ?The only real hole we have is at RT but let's not forget we nearly made a SB w/ that same RT so the cupcoard isn't bare.
- has never completed 60% of his passes in a season
- checks down rather than throws downfield, especially on third and longs
- gets sacked too much and fumbles too frequently
- can't make pre-snap reads
- throws late because he can't find open receivers, resulting in INTs and passes thrown behind the receiver
- appears detached and disinterested in the game while on the bench
I could go on, but I won't bore you.
Then there's the whole Tebow/Tebot issue. What happens to Sanchez's fragile ego when 60,000 fans are yelling "Tebow, Tebow, Tebow" after he gets sacked or throws an INT.
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If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. -- John F. Kennedy, January 20, 1961
Tebow is not taking 1/3 of the snaps. Don't be fooled by everything that you read. Rex said Tebow may get AS MANY as 20 snaps per game. he never said 20 as a QB, he's going to be the up man on punts, he's going to line up in the backfield behind Sanchez as a RB/FB. He'll run a few WC plays per game but not 1/3 of our plays.
Tim Tebow will only be our starter if Sanchez gets hurt.
Wayne Hunter started for us in an AFC Championship Game 2 years ago, he sucked in 2011 w/o a doubt but it's not like the man cannot play. This is the one hole that concerns me and I'm not comfortable w/ him being our starter but it could be worse.
The WR we traded up for played in a run first offense, he hasn't had the chance to catch the ball a lot. He'll be a deep threat and a great blocker for us- much like Braylon was hopefully.
Shonn Green averaged over 4 YPC w/ a bad OL in 2011. It's not like he's CJ Spiller and we used a top 10 pick on him.
Our DL is going to be outstanding and we have good LBs. Our front 7 will be pretty good.
Let's see if revis holds out, nothing has been indictaed either way. Eric Smith was hurt last year, he'll be healthy(to start the year) this year, much like Hunter he started for us in a conf title game just 2 years ago.
Sanchez was excellent throwing downfield when he had Braylon, he didn't have a guy that could get downfield and he didn't have the time to throw it downfield.
all of those bullet points are perceptions except the comp %.
Mark has a fragile ego now? last year he responded to pre game boos by throwing 4 TDs. That doesn't seem fragile to me.
his 38 yd TD sealed the Miami game
he caught the GW TD against your Bills at the Meadowlands
His TD at Orchard park seperated the two teams in what was a close game at the time before the Jets humiliated Buf again.
He scored the GW TD at Washington
2 late GW TDs in a bad season isn't bad, right? that's probably 2 more than Stevie for his career.
blah, blah, blah and Buf was an a dropped INT from losing to Oak, and 2 INT returns from possibly losing to NE/Philly. The Jets WON those games.
The Jets have won their last 5 against Buf by an average score of 30-14
The Jets have won 12 more reg season games the last 3 years and were still 2 games ahead of Buf in '11 despite having a "bad" year while Buf had a good year for them.
I guess close only counts when Stevie drops game winning TD catches?