NFL Week 5: With No Franchise Quarterback On Their Roster; The Time Is Now For The N.Y Jets To Rebuild
Matt Williamson of ESPN NFL on the pretender status of the N.Y Jets despite all their tough talk and the NY media Tebow hype:
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After being shut out 34-0 by the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, what’s left to say about the New York Jets? They are cooked. It was simply a miserable performance, with or without Santonio Holmes’ injury. While the Jets are 2-2, they look much more like a mediocre team than one contending for the playoffs. What they need to do the rest of this season is some big-picture thinking and figuring out how to get this team back to being a contender.
That’s right: It’s time for the Jets to think about rebuilding.
When the Jets were a highly competitive team early in Mark Sanchez’s career, they really had everything else besides the difference-making quarterback. Not only has Sanchez possibly regressed, but his supporting cast has gotten worse, as well. The offensive line and running game are the most glaring example.