New York Jets: Breakthrough Game against the New England Patriots

September 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots, normally a contender in the postseason, represented the second test for the New Jets in as many weeks. But this time, Gang Green passed the test. Almost with, but not quite, flying colors.
Joe Namath was right: Mark Sanchez was a better quarterback than I, for one, had given him credit for. Maybe it "takes one to know one."
Sanchez had a breakthrough game yesterday. For the first time in his career, he passed for more than 200 yards and for all three Jets' touchdowns, representing some 22 points in themselves (counting one two-point conversion), out of a total of 28 
That's enough to win most games, given the Jets' defense. If only they could transfer a touchdown, or even a field goal, to last week's game against the Ravens.
Sanchez won't always be this good. And there is a danger that he will return to his old, not-so-good ways.
But here's the thing. We now know that Sanchez CAN do the job. We just don't know if he will—wit...

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