The Zionist Conspiracy
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Yet again, the Jets failed to play a full 60 minutes but still won. At 8-2, the Jets remain an enigma. They are off to their best start since 1986. But their performance raises concerns that an '86 like collapse could be just around the corner.
The Jets were in total control early in the 4th quarter today, and while Shonn Greene's fumble was inexcusable, the defensive collapse is of more concern. Once again, the secondary seemed confused. While Brian Schottenheimer is closely scrutinized as offensive coordinator, it might be time to question defensive coordinator Mike Pettine.
The defense was again not able to muster a pass rush. Calvin Pace has been especially disappointing.
On special teams, Rob Turner took an awful unnecessary roughness penalty wiping out a nice return by Brad Smith just before the 2 minute warning, just after the Texans took a 24-23 lead.
On offense, the Jets running game has slowed down considerably - though LaDainian Tomlinson has contributed in the short passing game. Dustin Keller needs to get back into sync with Mark Sanchez. Hopefully, the injury to Damien Woody is not serious.
I don't know if the Jets can sign both Santonio Holmes and Braylon Edwards - but they had better try. Holmes is better, but Edwards is very good too. As much as Rex Ryan insists otherwise, the Jets have become a passing team.