New York Jets’ Offensive Game Plan and Camp Spotlights

August 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One of the biggest questions in Jets camp so far this summer has been what their offensive game plan will be.
Last season, the Jets ranked first in the NFL for rushing yards per game at 172.2. They used Thomas Jones and Shonn Greene, but now, Jones has departed to Kansas City, replaced by LaDainian Tomlinson.
By bringing in Tomlinson, along with receiver Santonio Holmes, it looks like the Jets may pass slightly more. Not to say they will become the Texans or Colts, but perhaps the gap between rushing and passing yards will thin.
The Jets didn't bring in Holmes to run obviously, and Tomlinson should get some passes in the backfield, especially on third down.
What this all does is put some more pressure on second-year quarterback, Mark Sanchez. Last season, as a rookie, he was asked to pass when really needed and limit mistakes.
This season, he will be asked to carry more of the load, and he hasn't looked overly impressive in his minimal chances in preseason...

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