Back from another successful night at the Meadowlands, where the Jets finally put together 30 minutes of all around great football, in crushing the hapless Dolphins. Although this was definitely a game the Jets should have won, and doesn’t prove that any of the woes on offense are fixed, it is definitely a confidence booster going into a huge game next week. The Dolphins were exactly what the Jets needed, and the Jets ran away with it in the second half.
I was struck by many things in watching this game but most notably by just how bad the Dolphins are. I know they stuck around and had a lot of chances in the first half, but this is a team with as little talent as any I’ve seen in a long time. Everything offensively except for the line was downright terrible. Matt Moore was atrocious; the Revis pick 6 a terrible play at a terrible time. Their running backs were mediocre, benefiting from a good o line, but very unimpressive, to say nothing of the wide receivers, and non-existent play from their tight ends. The Jets shut up Brandon Marshall, who had a couple of catches, but overall spent most of the game on Revis Island. As someone who has never really paid attention to Marshall I was obviously struck by the unbelievable stupidity of his comments this week, and enjoyed as Revis shut him down.
It blows my mind that teams still try and do this. We saw it week 1 where the Cowboys targeted Revis with Dez Bryant, and then today where Revis had two picks, and was thrown at by Matt Moore. Either these guys are just ignorant to the stupendous talent that Revis is, or they are just trying to execute a game plan doomed to failure. Every time an opposing team has targeted Revis, be it with an unknown scrub on the Jaguars, or Marshall, he responds. It is mind-blowing to me that some teams still throw in his direction; he is just that good, and Brandon Marshall certainly is not even close to the level Revis is on every single game.
So the Jets are 3-3, and Miami is a major player in the suck for Luck sweepstakes. They really are just a terrible team, and I find it hard to see how they win a game, other then the type of win they got last year over the Jets in the Meadowlands, where the punter is the MVP. The fish are on their way down, the Jets back on their way up, and it's finally a good week to be a Jets fan.