Despite a competitive first half the New York Jets were ran off the field against the Miami Dolphins 34-13. Similar to the rest of his team, Bryce Petty had a fast start but flamed out as the game progressed. How did the Jets second year quarterback perform against a likely soon to be playoff team? Let’s break down the #TAPE…
The Jets have a history of not quite fully committing to the process of developing sustainable success, but that can change. There are plenty of examples of teams that have rebuilt the right way and become perennial playoff franchises. Not every team’s situation is the same but there are plenty of areas the Jets can learn from. Let’s focus on what the Jets can learn from the Kansas City Chiefs and how they went from being 7-9 in 2011 with a declining roster, to 2-14 in 2012, to winning 41 of their next 62 regular season games.
Under Mike Maccagnan and Todd Bowles, the New York Jets have heavily invested in the secondary and defensive line. In a passing NFL, that would seem to be a good idea. The short list of examples below, however, illustrate that style of play matters less than creating a culture.
Joe Caporoso with initial reaction to the New York Jets 34-13 loss to the Miami Dolphins
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Joe Caporoso with 12 predictions for Jets vs. Dolphins in week 15 of the NFL season
Statistics let us remove emotional stimuli and focus on the hard truth of what happens. But we need to place statistics into their environment to gain context and understand what’s really happening. Bryce Petty having 60% accuracy doesn’t tell you any information, but 60% accuracy throwing against man coverage gives you something to work with. That’s the …