New York Jets: 7 Reasons for the Disappointments of the 2011 NFL Season

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New York Jets: 7 Reasons for the Disappointments of the 2011 NFL Season
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Pressure's on

The New York Jets' 2011 NFL season is not quarterback Mark Sanchez’s fault.

Wow. It’s a good thing that Jets fans don’t have my phone number because I can hear you screaming now! Well, warm up your fingers to type those comments because No. 6 is not the biggest draft bust since JaMarcus Russell.

Honestly, folks. Let’s get a grip. I lived in Manhattan for a long time. I know it’s the Big Apple. I know we do things big in New York. I know we have high standards.

All of which is fine, but let’s channel some of that aggressive civic pride into realistic support for Gang Green as they go into Florida in a last-gasp playoff bid.

Not into the general vilification of a young QB who has not quite fulfilled all we hope/want/demand of him. Yet.

Sanchez has not been the second coming of Joe Montana (or even Joe Namath) in 2011, but he’s certainly not alone in the underachieving department.

Let’s take a look at some other Jets who deserve attention if we are handing out blame for the J-E-T-S' failure to clinch home-field advantage in the postseason—again.

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