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Not a good night for the coaching staff either.
For some reason, the New York Jets don't throw the ball down the field. I don't know if Brian Schottenheimer isn't calling the right plays, Mark Sanchez isn't looking downfield or the offensive line can't protect for that long. It could be a combination of the three, but clearly something is wrong and they need to fix it.
Their offense is as predictable as any in the league and if they can't stretch the field, defenses will stack the box and sit on their short passing routes.
For Rex Ryan, his in-game management was suspect once again. He decided to use a timeout on a 21-yard field-goal attempt and then didn't use one at the end of the first half when Denver was punting to give the Jets more time to operate in the two-minute drill.
One thing you can't fault Ryan for is the game-winning touchdown play. Ryan is an aggressive coach. That's part of the reason why Jets fans love him. Sometimes it will backfire. The all-out blitz failed, but if Eric Smith kept his outside contain, we could be talking about a 6-4 Jets team right now.