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This game has all the signs of a trap game. A 6-2 team going on the road against a 3-5 team with a rookie quarterback. But this is not a trap game for the Jets, but rather for the Browns.
The Jets are coming off bad performances in their last three games, they are looking to get back on track. The Browns, however, are coming off of back-to-back wins against New Orleans and New England.
Nevertheless, the Browns are not going to get cocky, they know they have a tough task on their hands and they are up for it.
Coach Mangini is out for revenge against the Jets after they fired him after just three seasons on the job, two of which he had a winning record.
The Browns are a scrappy team that is not great in any one specific area. They do what needs to be done overall to win.
The Jets offense will be looking to show the league what they are capable of, and build off the end of last week's game. Jerrico Cotchery will rebound from the case of the dropsies he has suffered the last two weeks, and you could expect a big game from Braylon Edwards. The Jets offense will score points.
The Browns, however, match up great against the Jets. Revis Island returned last week, holding Calvin Johnson to just one 13-yard catch all game. The Jets top two corners continue to be great, but this week, for a change, they will not be facing their opposition's biggest weapons.
Cleveland has not gotten big production out of their outside wide receivers—in fact they don't throw to them all that often. Cleveland sticks with the middle of the field, using their tight end and running backs. Furthermore, the Jets have had problems all season with their nickel corner, allowing them to be exposed in three-receiver sets.
The Jets have struggled to get to the quarterback this season, and Colt McCoy has proven he could be an elusive fellow and make plays with his legs. This will allow him to buy time for his slot receiver and running backs to get open.
The Jets have one more issue to worry about. Cleveland possesses kick returner Josh Cribbs, the best in the league. On more then one occasion the Jets have given up long runbacks on kickoffs. A special teams touchdown is not out of the question in this one.
Cleveland will continue their hot streak, and make the Jets the third big team in a row they have taken down.