It was still Same Old Jets in the end after promising start

It was still Same Old Jets in the end after promising start

SEATTLE — You don’t need to hear it, Jets followers, since you’ve understandably grown to be sick and bored with the narrative.

Jets head coach Robert Saleh and basic supervisor Joe Douglas don’t need to hear it as a result of they’ve made it their mission to distance themselves from the darkish previous of this doomed and damned franchise.

Nevertheless it was there for all to see on Sunday in Seattle.


Standard Jets.

Argue towards that if you happen to select, however make an argument to dispute it.

The Jets’ lackluster 23-6 loss to the Seahawks was their fifth defeat in a row, completely leaked throughout their feel-good 7-4 begin that had their followers dreaming of a primary playoff recreation in 12 years.

Jets coach Robert Saleh walks off the sphere after the Jets’ loss to the Seahawks on Sunday.Getty Pictures

These desires at the moment are dashed because the Jets, 7-9 getting into subsequent Sunday’s meaningless season finale towards the Dolphins in South Florida, had been mathematically eradicated from postseason rivalry with the loss.

The one factor that would have added insult to the Jets’ newest — and most damning — damage is that if the Dolphins had defeated the Patriots earlier on Sunday. That might have given the Jets management of their very own future — win their ultimate two video games and qualify for the postseason for the primary time since 2010.

Increase your hand if you happen to’re a Jets fan and also you occurred to have seen this film earlier than.

The place will we begin?

How about with Geno Smith, the previous failed Jets quarterback who’s now the darling of the Pacific Northwest because the Seahawks’ beginning quarterback, main the way in which as Seattle eradicated his former group from playoff rivalry.How about with the Jets’ protection, which has fancied itself as among the best within the league, setting a tone for the loss by permitting the Seahawks to attain on their first three offensive possessions?

DeeJay Dallas #31 of the Seattle Seahawks runs the ball through the first quarter within the recreation towards the New York Jets.Getty Pictures

The primary play from scrimmage within the recreation was a 60-yard run by Seattle working again Kenneth Walker. En path to scoring 17 factors fewer than one minute into the second quarter, the Seahawks amassed 193 yards of offense and 12.1 yards per play within the first quarter.

 How about with the Jets’ offense, which entered the sport having produced simply 4 touchdowns within the earlier 4 video games, not even managing to attain one on Sunday?

Jets followers rejoiced when rookie quarterback Zach Wilson was benched in favor of Mike White. But White, for all his moxie, was unable to ignite this Lifeless Offense Strolling.

The shine from the feel-good story White had turn out to be was considerably tarnished on this recreation, additional including murkiness to the group’s hopeless quarterback scenario.

White threw two interceptions within the recreation and didn’t generate something. His first was a compelled throw towards Denzel Mims that was picked off by Seattle security Quandre Diggs on the Seattle 9-yard line to finish the Jets’ first offensive possession.

His second got here within the fourth quarter when Mike Jackson picked him with the Jets desperately making an attempt to come back again.

All the nice issues Saleh, Douglas and the Jets have carried out have been undone up to now 5 weeks.

This collapse ranks with some doozies within the Jets’ tortured historical past, conjuring up very acquainted emotions of disgust.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith (7) talks with New York Jets quarterback Mike White (5) following a 23-6 Seattle victory.USA TODAY Sports activities

Seattle Seahawks security Johnathan Abram (23) breaks up a cross supposed for New York Jets vast receiver Corey Davis. AP

In 1994, mockingly with present Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll as their coach, the Jets had been 6-5 and using excessive when the Dan Marino pretend spike doomed them and sparked a five-game shedding streak to finish the season — and Carroll’s one-year profession because the HC of the NYJ.


Chances are you’ll keep in mind 2008 with the ageing Brett Favre main them to an 8-3 begin that melted right down to a 9-7 end and the tip of head coach Eric Mangini’s tenure.


In 2011, the Jets had been 8-5 with Rex Ryan on the wheel as head coach and misplaced their ultimate three video games to complete 8-8 and — as typical — out of the playoffs.


In 2015, the Jets had been 10-5 and wanted to beat Ryan’s Payments within the regular-season finale to get into the playoffs and misplaced 22-17 to overlook the postseason.


And now this.

Go forward and argue it as something totally different.

It’s not.

As a result of if you happen to’re a Jets fan, you might have the identical sickened feeling that you simply had in spite of everything of these different previous disappointments.

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