Here are the three most important keys for the New York Jets in anticipation of their ‘Monday Night Football’ contest against the Colts.
By Robby Sabo
Solid win, but it was the Cleveland Browns.
The phrase following the New York Jets around since their 31-10 victory last Sunday has to get tiresome after a while. Instead of realizing this is the NFL and any blowout win is a solid performance – Johnny Manziel entrance or not – football pundits around the league have failed to dish out credit in the direction of Todd Bowles and company.
Enter Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. Not just Andrew Luck, but an angry version of the fourth-year pro out of Stanford.
Last Sunday in Orchard Park, NY, Luck and his Colts were completely manhandled by Rex Ryan and the new bully-like Buffalo Bills 27-14. It was the same old story for Indy. When they lose, they completely get overpowered.
Luck threw two interceptions and couldn’t even reach the 250-yard mark – something unusual for a guy who picked up 4,761 yards through the air a season ago. If you take away Luck’s 20 yards on the ground, the Colts run game was virtually non-existent.
Though no Jets fan wants to see Rex and the Bills start 1-0, the victory could be a determining factor in how Todd Bowles and company will match up.
Here are the three keys to a Jets victory over the Colts on Monday Night Football: