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A VERY Close Call
| November 28, 2011
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The Jets this week stayed in playoff contention- barely- with a 28-24 win over the Buffalo Bills.

Mark Sanchez put on possibly the most nerve-racking four-touchdown performance in the history of the NFL. Despite his career high in touchdown passes, the "Sanchize" completed less than half of his passes and threw an awful interception that set up a Bills touchdown. On the other side of the ball, the pass defense was atrocious. The Jets’ defense made Ryan Fitzpatrick look like Tom Brady, throwing for three touchdowns and accumulating a QB rating of 111.5. Former Jet Brad Smith, who caught his first touchdown pass since 2007, dominated Antonio Cromartie. Worst of all, Darrelle Revis had a rare off day. Stevie Johnson lit up Revis Island for 75 yards and a score. And, once again, the Jets turned the ball over on special teams for the fifth time this season. And, again, it was a muffed punt return.

Antonio Cromartie continued his bad day with a fumble that led to a touchdown. This is a bad trend that needs to be stopped immediately. The two bright spots for the Jets were the rush defense and the rush offense. The defense held the Fred Jackson-less rushing attack of the Bills to 86 yards. On the flip side, the rush offense had 138 yards on only 23 carries. Though these performances were impressive, take them with a grain of salt. The Bills had to resort to C.J. Spiller to rush the ball, resulting in only 2.9 yards a carry. Also, the Bills defense is near the bottom of the league, allowing 123 yards a game.

If the Jets are going to make a push for the playoffs, they are going to have to better than they did against a depleted Bills team ravaged by injuries. Luckily, the Jets have the Redskins and the Chiefs over the next two weeks. Barring letdowns, the Jets should gain momentum before playing the Eagles, Giants, and Dolphins to finish off the season.

Originally Aired: Monday, November 28, 2011. This is a part of the 93-Second Sports Shot series. 93-Second Sports Shots air weekday evenings at 6pm.
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