NY Jets offensive grades for another ugly loss in Week 12

The Jets offense is still very, very bad

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Tim Boyle, QB, NY Jets

I mean, what were people expecting? Fans who were demanding a switch at quarterback were doing so because of how bad Wilson looked and the need for a spark, not because anyone actually thought Tim Boyle was good.

Boyle looked as expected and got the ball out quickly, opting for short dump-offs as opposed to any shots down the field, and turned the ball over twice. He finished with a QBR of 4.6 (the league average is 50) and a passer rating of 67.8. Both of those are far below Zach Wilson's season averages.

More alarming than Boyle's lack of skill, though, was once again how bad offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett's system looked. The entire reason Boyle was given the start was because he knew Hackett's system inside and out and was able to work well within it.

Boyle looked lost all game, and the system didn't deliver a single explosive play of any type. It failed to score a single point until garbage time.

Boyle finished 27-of-38 for just 179 yards, one touchdown, and those two interceptions, one of which was returned 99 yards for a touchdown and is now named the "Hell Mary." He also took seven sacks for a loss of 49 yards, finishing with just 130 total passing yards.

Expect more of the same next week when Boyle has the ball because, once again, he is not an NFL-caliber quarterback, playing with non-NFL-caliber receivers outside of Garrett Wilson behind a practice squad offensive line and the NFL's worst offensive coordinator.

Grade: D

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