Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE
OVERALL GRADE: D
Two things will really draw the ire of the fans over the next two weeks. First, Tony Sparano's play calling will be called into question again. Second, fans will rightly question why there was no sense of urgency at all as the Jets tried to battle back.
It was the most frustrating game to watch this season.
The Jets simply didn't show up and that falls on the coaching staff.
FOURTH QUARTER: F
It's been a theme today, but that's because it's true. The Jets had no tempo and no urgency whatsoever. They did get themselves on the board in the fourth quarter, but it took 5:39 off the clock to do so.
At some point, the coaches have to say "Hey, Sanchez, hurry the heck up!"
The decisions to go for two points and the onside kick attempt were both the right calls.
THIRD QUARTER: F
The Jets continued their uninspired play and Tony Sparano continued his uninspired play calling. The Jets need to go into a hurry-up offense immediately as they try to find a spark on offense. The Dolphins have one of the worst pass defenses in the league, yet Sparano hasn't called a single deep shot down the field.
There is no urgency whatsoever from the offense, and that falls at the hands of the coaching staff.
The Jets were faced with a 4th-and-inches at the end of the quarter at their own 21-yard line. Rex Ryan correctly chose to go for it and Lex Hilliard converted.
SECOND QUARTER: D
With the Jets trying to answer Daniel Thomas' touchdown at 12:45 in the second quarter, Tony Sparano dialed up a pass on 3rd-and-1. It went incomplete and forced a punt. He didn't learn a thing from last week's mistake.
The Jets can't run the ball, can't throw the ball and can't protect the passer. The creativity that buoyed the team against the Texans is conspicuously absent today.
The only thing keeping this from being an "F" is that the staff hasn't had any crucial decisions for them to botch.
FIRST QUARTER: B
At first glance, the play calling looks like it will be on the conservative side today. Whether it's because of the windy conditions or the Dolphins defense will be a question to be answered after the game.
Rex Ryan hasn't been faced with any crucial decisions yet. An uneventful quarter for the coaching staff.