NFL AFC Wild Card Playoffs 2011: Will Peyton Be Manning the Out of Control Jets?

January 6, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

How can the gimpy and grumpy New York Jets do anything to stop the Indianapolis Colts and Peyton Manning? 
For one, the Jets (11—5) should have shutdown corner, Darrelle Revis “Island” back from a hamstring injury.  He could be hampered, though, against Reggie Wayne—and that’s usually a no—no.  Antonio Cromartie was inactive for the last regular season game, but he should be back against Indy.  Despite the injuries, the Jets still finished No. 6 in passing defense. 
They are the second best in passing defense, among playoffs teams, behind only the Saints.  Remember how New Orleans beat Manning and the Colts last year in the Super Bowl?  A game—ending interception was the culprit.
The Jets usually get a lot of interceptions, but this year’s numbers declined due to injury and distractions.  They had 17 interceptions in 2009 and 12 in 2010. 
Revis held out for more money in tra...

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