The Jets’ defense didn’t have to do all that much versus a bland Raiders’ offense to find themselves at the top of most of the league’s defensive statistic categories. Derek Carr was grounded by his coaches’ vanilla gameplan and as a result, the Jets’ secondary only had a handful of plays where they had a chance to make a significant impact. Hell, the Fresno State rookie only attempted two pass further than 12 yards in Greg Olsen’s offense. Oh and that worrying about the cornerback depleted depth even against the Raiders? Not an issue. Like any dominant defense, the next man steps up because any relatively good fit can adjust and be a working piece under a smart, well-oriented defensive gameplan. Let’s take a look at who shined in the back end on a rather easy outing for them.

(Note: I won’t be able to bring GIFs to the table until I get my new computer in a few weeks, so don’t kill me over a few innocent screenshots instead).

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