The New York Jets have a new coach and a new defense but it’s the offense that still has oddsmakers questioning the team as the 2009 season approaches.
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The addition of these players should improve a defense that ranked 16th in the league with 329.4 yards of offense against per game but will that be enough to win in a tough AFC East division that includes the New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills?
“No-one is going to question the defense but without a quarterback, it might not matter what the defense does,” said Sportsbook.com spokesman, Dave Staley. “The chances of Mark Sanchez coming in and having a season like Matt Ryan had in
“Even if they go with Kellen Clemens, they’ll still be a weak offensive team.”
Not only are the Jets without a top tier quarterback, they lost wide receiver Laveranues Coles in free agency, leaving a big void in the catching game behind Jerricho Cotchery.
That does not bode well for a team that will be playing the Patriots, Bills and Dolphins twice this season.
The Division Champs from last year, the Dolphins have the toughest schedule in the league and are also listed at seven wins, with the Terrell Owens and the Bills at 7.5 wins.
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