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Pace Plan for Dealing with Bills’ Homefield Edge

Posted by Eric Allen on November 1, 2011 – 10:04 am

The Jets have a sterling mark at home, but they haven’t tasted a road victory as November commences. And now after a bye week, they have a tough challenge ahead as the Bills lie in wait in Western New York.

“We do have our work cut out for us, but I feel confident,” OLB Calvin Pace said this week. “We’ve been some places that nobody gave us a chance to win and came out with a win.

“The thing to playing on the road, I just look at it like when we’re getting booed or people are talking crazy to me — I just think they’re cheering for us. You just have to take that mindset that if you play well enough, you can eventually make it your home field because the crowd will bow down and you can switch the momentum back to your side.”

The 5-2 Bills, one of the NFL’s early surprises near the midway point, own a 4-0 record at home. They dominated the Washington Redskins by a 23-0 score in Week 8, but that contest was played in Toronto.

“We do have some challenges in front of us, but I think we do a good job of staying in the moment,” said Pace, who is tied for the team lead with three sacks. “This week is about Buffalo. Everything else doesn’t matter if we don’t take care of business this week.”

The Jets will play host to the New England Patriots in Week 10 and then travel to Denver for a Thursday night game against the Broncos to start Week 11. Then the Bills will visit New Jersey in Week 12 for a return matchup.

Chan Gailey’s crew is a confident bunch and the Bills’ offense has been clicking all season. The wagons have circled as the Jets’ next opponent is averaging 30.1 points per game.

“You have to give credit to the players. I think they have bought in what Chan Gailey is trying to do and it’s working,” Pace said. “Fred Jackson has been there for a long time, [Ryan] Fitzpatrick has been there, Stevie Johnson. They have guys who know the system and it’s working for them.”

Fitzpatrick owns a 67.7 completion percentage and has thrown four of his 14 TDs to Johnson. Jackson is putting up MVP-like numbers, having rushed for 721 yards and six TDs and added 353 receiving yards.

“I haven’t had a chance to watch them too often, but I do know Fred Jackson is a hell of a running back who still doesn’t get the credit he deserves. We watched plays today and it seems like everything he was running — screen passes, straight run plays — were like for 20 yards or more,” said Pace. “He is very effective and Fitzpatrick is a good quarterback. He does the right things and you definitely respect his game.”

The Jets have won five of the past six in the series and they’ve won the past three they’ve been visitors. The Bills need this game not only to stay ahead of the Jets in the standings and hold serve at home but to take that next step as an emerging contender. New York’s AFC representatives have steadied themselves after their 2-3 start and now find themselves just one game out of first place behind the Bills and Pats.

“It’s going to be pretty loud. They definitely want to beat us and they probably think it’s overdue. It’s still in New York, so hopefully we’ll have some Jets fans come up and give us some support,” Pace said. “It’s a situation where I think we have to go out there and set the tone and put an end to all that. It’s an environment where if you let them get started, it’s going to be tough, it really is, so we have to go out there and set the tone early.”


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60 Responses to “Pace Plan for Dealing with Bills’ Homefield Edge”

  1. By Frank on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    If there was ever a must win it is this game. Jets lose this one the season is virtually over. If it will take at least 10 wins to get in the post season there is no way this team goes 6 of 7 down the stretch. The Bills are better at QB, RB and O-line coming off the bye with Rex’s poor track record, no wins on the road and Buffalo amped up at home this is a prescription for a blow out.
    If this team comes out flat and Sanchise-not doesn’t keep the chains moving this game will be over by halftime. Rex better have this team ready!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. By steven on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Hope to see that new Antonio Gates the Jets just got and also the blazing speed of the new guy Eron Riley would be nice. It looks like with all the 6’5″ receivers we now have a red zone that can become a green zone.

  3. By uncle joe on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Keep It Classy Namath, you are coming dangerously close to the edge of irrelivent

  4. By Hans on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Good to see Pace isn’t taking this match-up lightly. Hopefully the rest of the team will have this attitude and will come out of the gates with guns blazing.

  5. By IRA on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    One of the biggest turn arounds in the Bills this year is that they finally have a very good OL and the QB and RB’s both are playing well because of that OL. This will be a tall task for the Jets but its time to step up. having CB’s like we do is the key to this game. They can man up on both WR’s and focus on stopping Jackson, Spiller and Chandler.
    Glad to see Pace say the same i wrote earlier. Can’t let the Bills take control of this game early. They MUST take the crowd out of it like they did last year. I think Ralph Wilson is a harder place to play than in Seattle or any other place.

  6. By paul pgfig01 on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    This is a playoff game need win period or season over If the Jets cant beat buf and NE coming up better luck next year. Go Jets dont dissapoint please

  7. By buffalobilly on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    what a great article. would love to have seen a few rexisms sprinkled in there. buffalo is still just buffalo until they win a game like this. pressure is on both clubs. hopefully we get a good game out of this!

  8. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Did Joe say more than the joke about Rex’s weight, uncle joe? If so, I didn’t hear it. I think you’re off about Joe becoming irrelevant. Actually, Joe may be a bit TOO relevant for some. He’s the only guy who’s ever won a SB for the Jets, a guy who played through almost unfathomable physical pain without complaining, and he knows the game better than most ex-players. I don’t like the way he sometimes jumps the gun on guys like he did with Slauson and Edwards, but that’s nothing compared to Rex’s excuses and rationalizations for certain guys who aren’t performing or situations that make no sense. Sometimes I get the feeling the Jets braintrust would like the only references to the SB in Florham Park to be in Rex’s predictions of winning one.

  9. By scjoe on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Frank, although I agree with your analogy, particularly the part about MS getting off to a fast start, I wouldn’t go as far as saying it is a “must win” a win at home the following week against the Pats and a win at home against the Bills later in the year would still put them in pretty good shape in the AFC East. The key will be how they play against the rest of the league, especially those teams that “they are supposed to beat” We as Jet fans know that over the years they have had their share of problems with those “teams that they are supposed to beat”

  10. By scjoe on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Ira, I have spoken out against this many times before. Should the Jets win the coin toss they need to take the ball and drive down field for the TD PERIOD! No more deferring on the road and let the home team march right down the field and score, (2010 championship game at Pit) and get the crowd into the game right from the get go and play catch up in a very unfriendly environment. We have witnessed that backfiring to many times before.

  11. By Scotty on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    All us Jets fans realize the next 2 games are crucial for the Jets. The Bills is going to be a tough game, with the crowd, wind, and the the way that team is playing. If the Jets lose to the Bills and go on to beat the Pats, even though it would be a huge win, the will be 5 and 4 with 7 games to go and in my opinion will have to win 5 out of that 7, not easy. If the win these next 2 the are 6 and three with tremendous momentum for last 7 games The do make it interesting don’t they, CAN’T WAITt

  12. By Clarke W. Griswald on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Joe Willie sold his soul.

  13. By Howie D on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    There’s a lot of ball left to be played and I’m not ready to say this is a do or die game. Every game on our schedule is winnable, the key is not to turn over the ball. The O is only area that’s mostly inconsistent and unpredictable. If we don’t spot the opponent 7, 14 points or cough up the ball in scoring positions, we should beat the Bills. Once again our fate lies with Shotty, and that’s always an uncomfortable feeling.

  14. By buffaloreprico on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    We will win this tough hard fight game.

  15. By Christopher on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Turnovers, turnovers, turnovers, Buffalo has thrived off of turnovers. In order to have any chance in this game Sanchez, and the rest of the team needs to protect the football. We’ll have almost no chance of winning if we have another multiple tunrover game.

  16. By Tom Spicer on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    I see alot of posts saying if we dont win this game the season is over I disagree. D

  17. By Tom Spicer on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Sorry typo Dont get me wrong this is a very important game. But if we win next week vs the Pats & split with the Bills by beating them at home. That would make us 6 & 4 than beat Broncos, Redskins & Dolphins. That is 9 & 4 all we would have to do is win 1 of this 3 games to be 10 & 6. Win either vs Chiefs at home, vs Giants at home or at Eagles. Anyone of those 3 would push us to 10 & get us in.

  18. By Tom Spicer on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    We have 2 win 3 of the next 4 or we are done & if we lose to the Bills this week. We have to beat Pats, Broncos & Bills in a row in the next 3 weeks or the season is OVER!

  19. By Tom Spicer on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    I am really REALLY worried about the game this week for some reason I think we will beat the Pats & Bills at home & go to Denver & beat them. This week at the Bills I have no confidence going into this game.

  20. By Hans on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    It’d be nice to sweep the Bills, but I’d be ok with splitting the series (as long as the win came at home. Losing at home is just, I don’t like the idea). These games are gonna be big. It also seems I was wrong about the Chiefs. They seem to have pulled their head squarely out and are taking care of business. What turned into a should win game is now a not so sure game. Agree with Spicer on the playoff picture and anyone that says MS MUST get off to a fast start for us to win this weekend.

  21. By Ronald Celestin on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Win this game and we are one game away from the top of the AFC. We do need to win this game. On defense we need to be patient because of the screen that they play a lot. We also need to stop the run and see if their quarterback can beat us and he is very good (20will have to prove once again that his defense has gotten a lot better. On offense we need to mimick the steelers cause this is the begining of our offense. First, we need to know how our running back run and need to block for him the in a way that is advantageous to him. Second, Sanchez need to get easy quick throw for positive yard and take what the defense give us. Be patient and keep our defense fresh by keeping them off the field for a long time.

  22. By wayne on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    This is a very important game obviously….But biggest game takes place next week. They’ll get a chance to get even with BUF. …..NE is the standard until Jets unseat them…….That game if won, will officially send Jets off and running and have NE reeling a bit…..Tom64 completely agree……Good to see a Jet alum who’s not a complete shill……There is no Jet more relevant than Joe. Win one and change that Rex…..

  23. By Ronald Celestin on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    I am a big believer that Patrick Turner is going to be a player for us. We need to use him more to block for us. On thing that we can do is to use him as a wide reciever and put him on the same side as Burress and see if that will work in training. We can also use him as tight end and get a line backer on him and given a quick route unless he cannot catch he should gain lots of yards. Sanchez will have a chance to do play action if we run the ball the right way and i will love to see number 11 recieving that pass. He will be the x-factor on this game. He is very fast and can beat most corners.if they do not double him, we need to throw the ball to him often and put him in a position where we candraw a line backer or a third corneron him

  24. By steven on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Turnovers and Turnovers will win this game. OFFENSE: If we move the chains without any turnovers we will eat up the clock and win the game. DEFENSE: If we create turnovers we will score points on defense and win the game. Shawn Nelson is our Antonio Gates. Why is it that guys keep stripping our receivers of the ball and running for a touchdown. Ravens did that twice in one game last year. I’d like to see the Jets stripping the ball on defense. Here’s a good motto: GET THAT BALL! KEEP THAT BALL!

  25. By Another Tom on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    I agree scjoe. We should definately take the ball first if We win the coin toss..and hopefully not go three and out. We know for sure that Darrelle and coach Westhoff will show up for this game ..they are our MVP’s thus far. We need our captains to step up and lead the way…Jets win 31 -30

  26. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Thanks, wayne. Looks like our O’s slow starts are getting into some fans’ bloodstreams. How can anyone say this isn’t a must win game? We have at least 5 big games left this yr not counting the one vs. the resurgent KC: 2 vs. BUF, NE, PHI, and the Giants. If we won 4 out of those 5 we’d still have 4 losses, meaning we probably couldn’t afford to lose more than 1 more game because I don’t see 10-6 getting anyone in the AFC into the playoffs this yr. Lots of wild-card possible teams have the same record as us right now and even CIN has a better record than us. At some point you simply have to perform, folks.

  27. By Jimmer on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    I think the D will be really amped up for this one. Buffalo hasn’t faced a defense like ours this year. And I’d only place Balt and Pitt in that group.
    We all know Maybin will be a captain, and I think it’s been a really long time since any player on any team will be so motivated. He speaks softely, but I know he’s gonna be foaming from the mouth this week.

  28. By TONY GARCIA on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    were playing well happy with season split season is not over if we loose. jet fan since 1969.

  29. By TehJungleman on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    Wow, I’m seeing many people thinking that 10-6 is going to get us into the playoffs. I disagree, ask the Bucs and Giants how 10-6 worked for them last season. We already have a tiebreaker disadvantage against the Ravens. and a 11-5 record by either Buffalo or Cincy doesn’t look like a dream at all. I have a gut feeling that we will have another season with teams that have double digits wins not getting into the playoffs. I hope the Jets are not one of them.

  30. By lenny kott on Nov 1, 2011 | Reply

    turnovers, penalties and rushing yards, the team with fewer turnovers and penalties and more rushing yards wins this game.these three things create and maintain momentum and the team that has the momentum dictates the pace of the game and can then impose their will on the other team.when/if the jets get to this point this year then they will be a viable superbowl contender. a championship football team comes out on the field and says to their opponents-this is what we’re going to do and does it, (85 bears defense)offensively, defensively and special teams-the jets especially the offense seems to be in a gee let’s see if this works mode-jets must take command early and dominate throughout no let up til next march-ready for takeoff???

  31. By Karan on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    I think we have a lot of weapons. There’s Santonio Holmes, Plaxico Burress, Jeremy Kerley, LaDainian Tomlinson, Joe McKnight, Dustin Keller, Shonn Greene, Matthew Mulligan, Shawn Nelson, John Conner, Patrick Turner, I guess it’s just a matter of using them properly. Joe McKnight and LT can play the 4th or 5th receiver on some plays. Shawn Nelson (if we keep him) can lineup wide like Jeff Cumberland did alongside Dustin Keller on some 3-tight end plays which include Mulligan. It’s nice to mix things up and put in different receivers time to time especially when it comes to confusing the defense. I’ve noticed the Jets have been doing that offensively this year, it’s good. I really like the 5 WR set, its good to attack the middle of the field.

  32. By Karan on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    I hope you guys realize Joe Namath and Rex Ryan were both joking around. Go listen to the interview on The Michael Kay Show, lol.

  33. By derrick on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    hey the jets will be fine our defense will have to step up and big big and sanchez got to control the offense and not throw picks and make sure the running game get going hard runs for three to five yards a carry and have the wide receiver in the red zone in slats formation and spread offense and have our three big targets burris,antonio,justin,with two big wide receiver that we pick up….on our practice squad with our running backs and spread them out so that sanchez can pick them apart thats formula in beating all tha teams we will play…and our defense is there now they are clicking……..

  34. By uncle joe on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Cleveland cut WR Brian Robinski,,,,just saying.

  35. By IRA on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Wayne,
    Sorry if they lose this week [which they won't] they will be in a very bad hole and maybe too much to climb out of. They have 9 games left and lets be honest even i can’t say they will go 8-1 or 9-0. So if they go 7-2 which i think they can then that would lock up a spot. 10-6 and there will be too many tiebreakers to hope for.
    We all know they have had their ways running vs the Bills the past 4 games. 279 yds per game avg and i hope they can keep it hope this week.
    GO JETS!!!!

  36. By GaryC on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Uncle joe, robiski being cut,just another ohio state alum,like gholston,a bust.I know people that holmes and mangold went to ohio state also.just saying.Also if you want combustion on the playing field do not go after Owens,can just imagine him, burress and holmes on the same team,sanchez would need a rubber room after one game with these guys.

  37. By dougmc on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Work on these LB’s and DB’s with 4-5 wides. Tomlinson and McKnight should be utilized. Gap with Greene on short runs. Stop Jackson. Win turnover battle. We kicked their butts last year, do it again…
    JJJJJJ—EEEEEE—TTTTTT—SSSSSS…JETS…JETS…JETS…!!!

  38. By cgb on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    THIS WEEKS GAME IS ABOUT TURN-OVERS AND PENALTIES. BUFFALO HAS WON THE CLOSE GAMES. LARGELY BECAUSE THEY WIN THE TURNOVER BATTLE. IT WOULD HELP IF THE JETS STARTED OFF FAST. BUT ULTIMATELY IF THEY STAY FOCUSED AND EXECUTE THEY WILL INCREASE THEIR CHANCES OF WINNING .IF THE JETS KEEP IT CLOSE INTHE 4TH Q WITHIN A TOUCHDOWN I THINK THEY WIN THIS GAME.BUFFALO’S PLAYING WITH A LOT OF CONFIDENCE, BUT THEIR NOT BETTER THEN THE JETS.

  39. By cgb on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Karan, I like your comments on how to use the offensive weapons.Good insight. I agree with you. also mix in more running backs, with different run looks.

  40. By IRA on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    They can now use more 4 and 5 wide looks because the OL has got back to their consistent way of play. No OL i don’t care if you go 5 wide or I- form you can’t win.

  41. By Sean on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    As a bills fan, I see these comments about the Jets needing to win the opening toss to get the ball first. Dont worry about that, all the Bills do is defer anyway so you’ll get the ball unless you defer.

  42. By Tom Spicer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    I copyed & pasted this off of Yahoo. “Sanchez has posted a QB rating of 85 or better in six of his seven starts this year. He has 14 touchdowns against six picks this season. Sanchez’s national reputation took a dive after the Baltimore beat down in Week 4 – a Sunday night game that most pundits watched – but he’s quietly in the midst of a fine season. If you grade out Sanchez per game over the first half of the year, he’s somewhere in the 10-12 range for quarterbacks if you take out the Raven game” A little food for thought.

  43. By Tom Spicer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    I read a few posts about Mark needing to start fast in this game I actually disagree. Mark has been the Jets only consistant performer this year with only 1 bad game. In every game this year but 1 he has had at least 2 TDS with 3 vs the Chargers & Raiders.

  44. By Tom Spicer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    The 4 spots we need to worry about are as follows. 1 the running game Greene has rushed for 26, 49, 59, 23 83, 74 & 112 yards. So we have had 1 good game running the ball. Can we continue to run the ball well? 2 The O line thru the 1st 4 games with Mangold missing 3 of them & Wayne Hunter playing terrible we had 1 of the worst O lines in the NFL. While they have started to play better. They still have played poorly 4 out of 7 games. Can they continue to play well? 3 The D 3 of 7 games they got destroyed the Boys threw all over us. Oakland ran all over us & the Pats threw & ran all over us. In 3 road games this year we lost all 3 & gave up 34, 34 & 30 points. Is our D going to show up this week? 4 Which Plax are we going to get? He has had 2

  45. By Tom Spicer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    good games out of 7. In the other 5 games he has dropped multiple balls & looked as slow a turtle. These are the questions that need to be answered!

  46. By Tom Spicer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Minus the Raven game Mark has a 60.55 completion percentage, 14 total TDS, 5 picks & 1,426 yards in 6 games.

  47. By Jimmer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Sean, you are so lost. Rex has taken the ball at the coin toss two times in 3 seasons. So you’re lost. Why you’re so lost, is you’re a Bills fan.

  48. By Jimmer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Spicer, I like Sanchez, but have come to the conclusion that Sanchez will never be a Peyton Manning or John Elway. He’s plenty good enough to win with. But I’m also happy we have a team, look at the Colts without Manning.

  49. By Frank on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Spicer as usual you are dillusional and suffering from Sanchez apologist syndrome. He has been dowright awful a multitude of times this year and extremely inconsistant its time for him and you to stop the nonsense and be consistant and sustain drives. Not be lost for long stretches in every game Sanchez has the most Jeckle& Hyde game I have ever seen. Even when he makes plays its never pretty and seems like he is playing off the seat of his pants. As Ira pointed out we have had a lot of success running the ball against them the last few years. McKnight had his best game as a Jet last year against them and I hope they run him a bunch this game maybe even putting McKnight and Greene on the field together to confuse the Bills D. Run Run Run!!!

  50. By Tom Spicer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Frank, I love you to. Anyway when you are ready to step up & admit you were wrong about Darren McFadden thats when I will respect what you have to say until then WHATEVER! What are you going to say at the end of the year when Mark has 30 or more TDS & is ranked in the top 12 of NFL QBs? Right now thru 7 games he has 14 TDS & is ranked 16th. I think we are 9 weeks from multiple guys on this site who will go nameless eating crow or not stepping up & showing there true colors by not being able to admit they are wrong!

  51. By Tom Spicer on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Jimmer, I know he is not Peyton or Elway & never will be. Hell at this point I dont think he is even Eli but he is not a bust like some guys on this site have said & also not the reason the Jets were losing even thou he gets all the blame.

  52. By lenny kott on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    l like the McKnight and Greene on the field together idea–i’d like to see them throw to Keller more often also-go Jets

  53. By john ski on Nov 2, 2011 | Reply

    Glad the Jetsies did a “pads on practice”, after bye they need to jump back into contact big time. This game is a test that will tell us a lot about our success when and if we make the playoffs; how we handle the Bill’s run and defense. The Bill’s run game is great right now. Rex will have to come up with a good defensive plan and the DL’s and the DB’s will have to show they can come off a block like they’re possessed. Bill’s defense is funny ’cause the only numbers sterling about it are points allowed, the other numbers look mediocre. Guessing that means Bill’s have a good red zone defense. D line looks quick lately too. We pound the run, hit their D line hard; tire ‘em out and keep Fitz off the field. Our play action wins it for us.

  54. By Karan on Nov 3, 2011 | Reply

    Frank, I think you are the one who has been delusional. Sanchez has been playing pretty darn good this year. He doesn’t get to throw as well at times because the O-line did not give him enough time, but that seems to be changing for the better. I agree with Spicer, Sanchez had one bad game in Baltimore, big deal, all QBs have bad games. Look at the other losses that we have been a part of, Sanchez was not at fault in those. Yea, he’s not the most accurate guy around and he’s inconsistent at times, but the guy has def matured in his 3rd year. He’s a winner, he has brought us to 2 AFC title matches and I’m sure he will continue to deliver more. So sir, you are the one that has been delusional, how about supporting and appreciating our QB?

  55. By Karan on Nov 3, 2011 | Reply

    And Frank, did you ever think the play-calling has been the reason that the offensive drives have not been sustained well? I got your back, Tom Spicer.

  56. By Jet Fan Since '64 Tom on Nov 3, 2011 | Reply

    You’re right about Sanchez, Spicer, 2 TDs in 53 1st-qtr drives is almost 4%, what’s wrong with that? What’s wrong with only coming awake when down in the 2nd half or racking up meaningless yds when the game’s over? In fact, why don’t we just sit Sanchez on Sunday, save him for the SB, we all know he’s going to get there and win it for us. Jeez, Spicer, has MS kidnapped your first born or something? I’ve never seen anybody so determined to apologize for a player. MS has to play well from the first possession on against both BUF and NE, just like every other Jet, otherwise we’re in big trouble, though I’m sure you’ll figure out an excuse for him if he doesn’t. Thanks for watching all 4 qtrs of MS’s game and commenting honestly on them, Frank.

  57. By Tom Spicer on Nov 3, 2011 | Reply

    Tom 64, Last time I checked there was a o line blocking, a back running, a guy call plays & guys catching balls during that same time frame no?

  58. By Brandon on Nov 3, 2011 | Reply

    The game will “still be in NY”??? The only time the NJ Jets step foot in New York is when they play in BUFFALO, NY…The BILLS will be too much for the NJ squad to handle, bet on it!!!

  59. By Deron on Nov 4, 2011 | Reply

    Jets/Bills will be an exciting game; they rarely play eachother this late in the season with winning records. They’re almost never good at the same time; that’s part of the reason why Jets fans don’t hate the Bills as much as they hate the Patriots and the Dolphins.

    If Fitzpatrick can get the ball to the Spiller, Jackson, and/or the TEs, it should be a long day for the Jets. Not to mention that they’ll probably get Sanchez to cough up a couple of interceptions.

    http://theresastatforthat.blogspot.com/2011/11/why-jets-fans-dont-hate-bills.html

  60. By thrill on Nov 6, 2011 | Reply

    Bills fan here. I know last year you guys took it to us good and ran all over us. But we are not the same defence and i seriously doubt that you will be able to run the ball effectively like in the past. If anything you might be able to rack up around 100 yards at most. But we are much better at stopping the run than we are given credit for and will only get better. GO Bills!

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