With their New York Jets team facing loads of questions on both sides of the ball, Rex Ryan and his coaching staff have to come away from their first preseason game, a 13-10 win over the Indianapolis Colts, feeling a little empty.
Not only did the Jets lose a couple key players to injury, but it's hard to imagine that Ryan and his staff learned much about some of the key positions on the team. I know as a fan, I didn't glean much.
While Dee Milliner was impressive in his sophomore debut, the offense—particularly the running game—were pedestrian.
The Jets won the game and Geno Smith had a solid outing to retain his spot on the depth chart, but nothing quite stood out either. Michael Vick showcased his vintage mobility, but even he was not quite impressive enough to stir the quarterback controversy pot.
Here are some takeaways from the Jets preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts.