Coffee with the New York Jets: Gang Green stuns Colts 20-7


Grab an iced coffee and enjoy some fine reading material on the New York Jets from across the internet. In this edition, articles on Eric Decker having a monster game against the Colts, why Brandon Marshall is truly an x-factor on offense and why the Jets should never even entertain the thought of going back to Geno Smith. Enjoy!

Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker rip apart Colts’ secondary by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"They had their way with the Colts’ undermanned secondary, combining for 15 receptions, 198 yards and two touchdowns. Decker was stunned the Colts stayed in their base defense against the Jets’ three-receiver package, creating linebacker matchups for him."

Jets find a winning formula: Darrelle Revis and a killer defense by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"When their defense dominates the way it did against , the Jets can beat anybody. Their $150 million secondary locked up the Colts’ receivers, frustrating Luck (21-for-37, 250 yards) for the entire game. Andrew Luck"

Jets Corral Colts 20-7: Seven Observations by Randy Lange (

"In the process, the Green & White came up with five more takeaways, giving them 10 for the year — “That’s one of our core characteristics,” Revis said — and breaking the franchise mark for most takeaways in a season’s first two games held by the 1969 Jets with nine. Revis had three turnovers of his own — two fumble recoveries, then an interception."

Jets rewind: QB drama already over — ‘better without Geno’ by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"Barring an injury to , I don’t think we’re going to see Geno Smith starting this season. I have shifted my view on this after watching Fitzpatrick the last two weeks. He is not flashy, but does just enough to complement the ferocious Jets defense. Ryan Fitzpatrick"

Brandon Marshall may be unlocking the star in Eric Decker by Zach Braziller (New York Post)

"Before leaving in the fourth quarter with what he expects to be a minor left knee injury, Decker enjoyed one of his better performances as a Jet, hauling in eight catches for 97 yards and a touchdown in Gang Green’s impressive 20-7 win over the Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium."

Baffling Colts, and Maybe Fans, Jets Go to 2-0 by Ben Shpigel (New York Times)

"The Jets’ tight coverage aided their pass rush. The Jets’ pass rush aided their coverage. The symbiosis is what they envisioned in the off-season, when General Manager Mike Maccagnan spent $149 million to overhaul a secondary that accounted for all five takeaways."

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