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June 28, 2012
ENEMY lines WHAT A RIVAL COACH SAYS
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June 28, 2012

New York Jets

SEPTEMBER

9 BUFFALO

1 PM

16 AT PITTSBURGH

4:15 PM

23 AT MIAMI

1 PM

30 SAN FRANCISCO

1 PM

OCTOBER

8 HOUSTON

8:30 PM

14 INDIANAPOLIS

1 PM

21 AT NEW ENGLAND

4:15 PM

28 MIAMI

1 PM

NOVEMBER

4 BYE WEEK

11 AT SEATTLE

4:05 PM

18 AT ST. LOUIS

1 PM

22 NEW ENGLAND

8:20 PM

DECEMBER

2 ARIZONA

1 PM

9 AT JACKSONVILLE

1 PM

17 AT TENNESSEE

8:30 PM

23 SAN DIEGO

8:20 PM

30 AT BUFFALO

1 PM

ENEMY lines WHAT A RIVAL COACH SAYS

"THE JETS ARE starting to become the Cowboys: talented but underachieving.

Mark Sanchez has ability, but he needs to be more committed to the craft. The coaches have spoon-fed him; when we watched him on film, we saw that he knew where he was going with the ball coming out of the huddle because the coaches told him where to throw it. Seriously. The Jets needed to do something to get his attention, and Tim Tebow will get his attention.

That said, the only way Sanchez loses the starting job is if he plays so badly that the coaches have to make a move—because Tebow is not a passer in this league. He'll be the gimmick and Wildcat quarterback. When the Jets reach the red zone, watch out for Tebowmania.

New offensive coordinator Tony Sparano comes from the Bill Parcells tree, so he'll run the football. That means Shonn Greene may finally get a chance to be a feature runner.... The coaches will use Joe McKnight on third downs to create mismatches.

The receiving corps is interesting. The No. 1 wideout, Santonio Holmes, will be good this year. He'll benefit from the team's drafting Stephen Hill, who's a superfast kid; he's a younger Plaxico Burress with speed.

Slot receiver Jeremy Kerley will probably end up being the No. 2 pass catcher while Hill is learning the offense. Tight end Dustin Keller is a beast who will hurt defenses if they fall asleep on him."

2012 schedule GAMES WEEK TO WEEK

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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