Jets: 1 and 3 (or 4) is Not the Way To Head Into the Playoffs

December 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jets, Jets, Jets.  You've got to play 60 minutes of football.  
Yes, the Jets are in the playoffs and in an eerily similar fashion to last year.  I won't say they backed in, but maybe they snuck in through the side door.  This loss to Chicago is so perplexing. 
On one hand, for the second week in a row, Schotty called a great game and Mark Sanchez was rolling.  This is important, especially being able to answer with touchdowns after the Bears scored instead of field goals or punts.  Being unable to score seven when they got the ball was a huge problem earlier in the season.  You can see the confidence now in the offense when they get the ball back. 
There were still too many drops by the receivers, though, and they need to continue to work back to the QB when plays break down and he starts scrambling.  The play action is paying huge dividends.  It's definitely opening up options for both the run and the pass.  B...

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