Explosive Offense Already Proving Key to Jets’ 2016 Hopes After Win over Bills

September 16, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For years, dating back to Rex Ryan's time as head coach of the team, the New York Jets have been known as a defensive club. They possess arguably the most loaded defensive line in the league.
However, as was clearly demonstrated in the Jets' 37-31 shootout win over the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, it isn't Muhammad Wilkerson, Sheldon Richardson and Leonard Williams who will decide whether Gang Green will make its first playoff appearance since 2010.
It won't be veteran linebacker David Harris. Or whatever real estate remains on Revis Island.
It will be quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York offense—an offense that's as loaded at the skill positions as any in the NFL.
The Jets were an offensive buzz saw on the road against a Bills defense that allowed only 13 points to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 1. New York piled up 493 yards of total offense and didn't punt until early in the third quarter.
Given that explosion, it's no shock that several players h...

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