There is a little bit of thriller getting into Sunday’s sport towards the Patriots: Who will begin at security for the Jets?
Lamarcus Joyner was misplaced for the season when he tore a triceps muscle in final week’s loss. The drawback for the Jets is that not one of the gamers behind him have been right here very lengthy. None of them had been in coaching camp with the group. Ashtyn Davis, who could be the favourite to fill in, is on IR himself and isn’t eligible to return till Week 4.
The candidates to take Joyner’s spot are Sheldrick Redwine, Adrian Colbert and Jarrod Wilson. Redwine changed Joyner final week at Carolina, however received beat on Robby Anderson’s 57-yard landing and was changed by Colbert. Davis was signed to the energetic roster this week off the observe squad.
“It’s tough,” defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich stated. “That’s where the fact that we do a little less can help. At the same time, there’s such a high level of detail in what we do do that it’s definitely a challenge. … We’re fortunate to have really good coaches that absolutely have dove in the deep end with these guys, and they’re spending every extra moment with them and trying to get them caught up. So, it’s challenging, but I think the coaches and the guys that are being asked to run these jobs are up for it.”
The Jets are coping with accidents like only a few different groups within the NFL. One illustration of that’s simply how a lot cash they’ve tied up on injured reserve proper now.
Jason Fitzgerald of Over The Cap crunched the numbers. The Jets have $37.97 million in annual contract worth tied up on injured reserve and the bodily unable to carry out listing. That is second solely to the Packers. The Jets’ wage cap quantity on IR and PUP is $34.98 million. That is second to the Cowboys. They additionally rank second to the Cowboys in whole gamers on IR with 15. Dallas has 17.
Here is a take a look at what personnel groupings the Jets utilized in Week 1 towards Carolina and what they did from them:
They used “11 personnel” — one again, one tight finish — on 35 snaps (53.9 %) and ran 4 occasions with 31 passes out of it.
They used “12 personnel” — one again, two tight ends — on 25 snaps (38.5 %), operating 12 occasions and passing 13 occasions.
They used “21 personnel” — two backs, one tight finish — on three snaps (4.6 %), operating twice and throwing as soon as.
They used “13 personnel” — one again, three tight ends — on two snaps (3.1 %), operating as soon as and passing as soon as.
Digging additional, the Jets ran two RPOs, eight play-action passes and two screens.