Shrouded in over-coverage and controversy during the summer, the New York Jets kicked off 2012 with a game that sent a defiant message to the entire league.
It looks like preseason doesn't matter too much, after all.
After their massive 48-28 victory over a "sleeper" Buffalo Bills team on Sunday, Jet Nation is soaring high—and for good reason. The cloud of doubt that hung over this Jets team earlier this summer has already started to drift away thanks to some great performances by the entire Jets squad.
The questions and concerns at the QB position were squashed thanks to a three-touchdown performance by Mark Sanchez.
Rex Ryan proved he's still as crafty a coach as he ever was.
The ground game showed some tremendous promise, with Shonn Greene chugging for 94 yards and a TD.
The pass coverage was as good as any other team in the league, posting three interceptions and one pick-six.
The truth is, I could go on forever about what the Jets succeeded in doing against Buffalo, but there were still a few things that New York needs to improve on if they have any hope of beating a Pittsburgh team with something to prove in Week 2.
Here are three problems that the Jets need to solve by next Sunday.