Coffee with the New York Jets: Gang Green falls 24-17 to Eagles


Grab an iced coffee and enjoy some great reading material on the New York Jets. In this edition, articles on the Week 3 loss against the Philadelphia Eagles, an injury update on Willie Colon and why there is no quarterback issues despite the terrible game by Ryan Fitzpatrick. Enjoy!

Brandon Marshall: Failed lateral was ‘probably worst play in NFL history’ by Ohm Youngmisuk (ESPN)

"As he was being tackled and brought down by a defender, Marshall attempted to lateral the ball to teammate , only to fumble it away. Philadelphia recovered at the Jets’ 36 and scored a touchdown just over two minutes later to go up 24-0 with 2 minutes, 11 seconds remaining in the first half. Jeff Cumberland"

Jets’ Willie Colon could be lost to knee injury by Rich Cimini (ESPN)

"Colon wasn’t in the locker room during the media period, but he was seen later being driven out of the stadium on a golf cart — always an ominous sign. Coach provided no information on Colon’s status. Todd Bowles"

Jets Fall to Eagles 24-17: Seven Observations by Randy Lange (

"Ryan Fitzpatrick knew he’d be without Decker and Owusu, then without (quad), who was active but never got in the game. The result was a stodgy offense to start the game that converted one of its first seven third-down tries and had one first down through those first 28 minutes. Chris Ivory"

Jets’ Darrelle Revis shrugs off new hamstring bother by Brian Costello (New York Post)

"They had a better game plan, Revis said. They outplayed us. They were a step faster. You saw it from the jump, that first series coming out. They drove down the field and scored. They were just a step faster today."

Todd Bowles downplays QB drama after Fitzpatrick’s disaster by Brian Lewis (New York Pot)

"Playing without , Fitzpatrick finished 35-of-58 for 282 yards, two touchdowns and the three interceptions two of them in the final 6 ½ minutes of the game to short-circuit a comeback attempt. Eric Decker"

No Histrionics From Todd Bowles, Just an Even Keel After a Jets Loss by William C. Rhoden (New York Times)

"Predictably, the home team suffered a first-half blowout. The Eagles raced out to a 24-0 first-half lead, and the Jets seemed like a different team. Actually, they looked like the bad parts of teams the fans have seen the last four seasons: poorly prepared, mentally whipped, physically dominated."

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