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NY Jets: 7 takeaways from a sluggish London loss to the Falcons

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4. The NY Jets first-half woes continued

The Jets are still yet to score a single point in the first quarter this season. They've scored just 13 points in the first half. That's 10 total quarters resulting in 13 points.

They've been outscored 74-13 in the first half of football games through five weeks. Whatever the cause, that needs to change.

This team can't keep looking like they don't belong on the same field as their opponents in the first half of every game. The Jets outscored the Falcons 18-7 in the second half, but they were already fighting an uphill battle trailing 17-3 at the halfway point.

That's on Mike LaFleur, Zach Wilson, Robert Saleh, and the entire team. The Jets need to start games better going forward.

5. Quincy Williams is an absolute menace

Perhaps one of the only bright spots from an otherwise dull game was the play of Quincy Williams. For the second consecutive week, Williams was all over the field making superb tackles in the run game and forcing two fumbles, the second of which was recovered for a turnover.

Williams finished second on the Jets with eight tackles and many of those tackles were well-earned. Even at just 5-foot-11, 225 pounds, Williams might be the most physical player on that Jets defense.

Is Williams a long-term answer at the linebacker position? That much remains to be seen.

But he's been a hell of a waiver-wire pickup for Joe Douglas and the Jets. It's impossible to take your eyes off him each week.

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