Mark Sanchez didn’t have a bad game, overall, on Thursday night. But he did have the two costly turnovers, the deep interception near the redzone, and the fumble courtesy of Brandon Moore’s rear end. We have all seen it, the offense has continued to break down due to turnovers. Why? Why doesn’t it get any better, consistently? Mark Sanchez was asked this question after the game on Thursday night, and here is what he had to say:
I think that’s the million dollar question there. That’s what we’re still working on. There’s no time to point fingers or be upset. We have to just keep playing, try to fix it on the fly, come back next week and try to play a clean game and see what happens. See what happens when we don’t turn the ball over just like in St. Louis. We’ve done it before where we take care of the football, play good defense, special teams gets us in the right position and we win games. That’s really the formula and we’ve gotten away from that.
He also gave us his explanation for the Brandon Moore collision:
I was thinking a different play in my head, (so it was) just a mental error there. So as soon as I realized there was nobody to hand it to I started to run toward the line and tried to cover it up and just get down, and I slid right into Brandon Moore. That was kind of an unfortunate deal there. I’m not a big believer in luck, but that was pretty unlucky. It was really too bad.
You guys know how I all feel about Mark, but some of his answers are just ridiculous. It was unlucky? No, it was stupid. When the play breaks down, just fall down and wait for the next one. Don’t take off. You also wish he had some answers as to why the turnovers are happening. They aren’t all ON him, but you wish he would have a better pulse for this offense, and maybe be able to take it by the reigns and pull it out of this.
Well, these are your 2012 New York Jets, ladies and gentlemen.