Flyboys Braylon Edwards & Santonio Holmes: Key To Jets Playoff Hopes Versus Pats

January 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If the New York Jets (12-5) are to win in New England Sunday evening against the AFC East Champion Patriots (14-2), they'll need an aerial show from "flyboys" Braylon Edwards and Santonio Holmes.
Braylon Edwards and Santonio Holmes have proven to be effective movers of the chains as the former Brown is averaging 17.1 yards per catch while the former Steeler & Super Bowl MVP averaged 14.3 yards per catch in the 2010 regular season despite missing the first four contests.
Hall of Famer in waiting Tom Brady has numerous options, all interchangeable, in his aerial attack.
For the Jets to win, they need to take the ball out of his hands of Brady much the way they did with Peyton Manning and the Colts last weekend.
Quarterback Mark Sanchez needs to make accurate throws and take advantage of the speed of Holmes and the size of Edwards. The Jets offense needs to spread the wealth around the field come game time.
It's not enough to simply po...

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