New Orleans Saints
At some point, even if they won’t admit it, Gus Bradley and his Jacksonville Jaguars must have wondered if a victory would come this season. They can stop wondering.
Here’s a stunner: The Jets would be in the playoffs if the regular season ended today. Yes, those Jets. The group many thought would struggle to come close to last year’s total of six wins.
Most experts also had the Jets penciled in as 3-6 heading into their bye. Muhammad Wilkerson and Co. obviously had other ideas, beating two of the three first-place teams they faced during the hardest part of their schedule.
The Jets graduated Sunday. They beat a good Saints team, led by a good quarterback in Drew Brees, 26-20, through timely offense and fantastic defense.
What makes sports so fascinating to watch? You can’t know for certain what will transpire.
Rex Ryan’s defense outperformed twin Rob’s unit as the New York Jets upset the New Orleans Saints 26-20 Sunday.
Linebacker Jonathan Vilma is making his season debut after being removed from the injured reserve list Saturday.
The Jets lose another valuable member of their offense due to injury. Can Geno Smith still find a way to outscore Drew Brees?
With the Jets preparing to take on the Saints, rather than spending his Halloween constructing yet another parody masterpiece, Al decided to keep it real.
The Jets haven’t lost – or won – consecutive games this season, and now they face one of the NFL’s toughest defenses in the New Orleans Saints.
Rex Ryan has often had the edge over twin brother Rob.
Rex Ryan said Wednesday that despite Milliner’s struggles, the No. 9 overall selection is “a lot closer than I think (he’s) given credit for.” Milliner has started four games, but has also dealt with a hamstring injury that sidelined him three games.
Ryan saw all he needed the first time. So, when he and his Jets gathered Monday morning after being embarrassed 49-9 by the Bengals, the coach decided to skip the team film review.
Forget the Atlanta and Pittsburgh games; the Jets are beginning a gauntlet against the NFL’s heavy hitters. And how they do will determine if the play meaningful games in December,
Are they contenders or pretenders? Ryan and the Jets might get their answer soon as New York takes on three straight first-place teams, starting against New England on Sunday.