All the euphoria over the 3-0 start is gone, and all the Jets are playing for now is hope for 2010. But quarterback Mark Sanchez and wideout Braylon Edwards have the potential to be one of the most exciting quick-strike combinations in the league, and with the Carolina Panthers ranking as one of the worst pass defenses in the NFL to throw against, there might be some fireworks. Also, the intricacies of Rex Ryan’s blitzing schemes are much more decipherable in person than on television, where you often can’t see whose coming from the extreme corners. Put it this way: If there’s one Jets game left on the schedule that you’re likely to enjoy, this is it.

Sun., Nov. 29, 1 p.m., 2009

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 24, 2009

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