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New York's defense has been outstanding through five games, as the unit currently ranks second in the league in rush defense and 13th in pass defense.
However, the Jets have consistently struggled defending opposing tight ends in recent weeks.
In Week 3, New York allowed five catches for 79 yards and a touchdown to Buffalo's Scott Chandler. In Week 4, Delanie Walker of the Tennessee Titans caught three passes for 14 yards and a score. In Week 5, Atlanta's Tony Gonzalez and Levine Toilolo combined for 12 catches for 112 yards and a touchdown.
The Jets struggles against the tight end are worrying, especially considering the defense is set to face Pro Bowler Heath Miller of Pittsburgh this week.
Miller is a safety valve for Ben Roethlisberger, and he is a terrific red-zone target. That is worrying, considering New York's struggles defending the tight end have been magnified near the end zone.
For New York to avoid the upset and move to 4-2, the defense must contain Heath Miller.