Defensive breakdowns, special teams miscues and a few costly throws from Geno Smith cost the Jets the win in the fourth quarter. The game was relatively close for most of the game, but a blocked punt and a pick-six killed any chance of a Jets comeback.
Now, the Jets face the harsh reality that there will almost certainly be no playoffs this year. These final two games will consist of players and coaches working to stay employed.
Here are the takeaways from this week's loss to the Panthers.