There's a lot of blame to go around for the Jets' lopsided loss to the Steelers on Sunday, but I'm going to have to lay most of it on Gang Green's anemic offense. It started well with
It was pretty much downhill for the Jets offense from there. They managed to score three points on a
Unlike last week, Sanchez was pressured often with two sacks, three QB hits and five deflected passes. Lowlights included new RT
The Jets defense played pretty well. The Steelers weren't able to run the ball effectively and were primarily limited to short underneath passes. However, the Jets' offensive woes negatively affected the defense's ability to keep the score close. Because the offense was unable to move the ball, the defense was forced to stay on the field for most of the second half. This led to the defensive unit getting tired, missing tackles and other mental lapses.
I'm a big
The Jets special teams weren't much of a factor. Punt returner Jeremy Kerley was hit in the face mask by a punt, leading to a Pittsburgh fumble recovery. Fortunately, this miscue did not lead to a Steelers score.
There isn't much time for the Jets to lick their wounds. Next week the Jets are in Miami to face divisional rival Dolphins.