Archive for August 11th, 2007


Saturday, August 11th, 2007

Jets beat the Falcons

Jets Rumors & News

I don’t care what any coach says about the preseason games, he would rather his team win than lose. Some coaches say it’s how you play that’s more important than the final score. But the bottom line is if you play well, most likely you win. And that’s the goal of every coach in the NFL in every game, preseason or not.

And so if that’s the barometer used to measure last night’s game, the Jets can consider preseason victory #1 over the Falcons a step in the right direction, winning 31-16 over the Michael Vick-less birds (can you imagine the irony if their nickname was the Bulldogs?).

In a nutshell:

Mike Nugent’s opening kickoff went through the endzone.

Leon Washington looks awesome on kickoff returns.

Sean Ryan had two TD catches, one of only five Jets players to ever do so in the preseason.

Kellen Clemens took the Jets into the endzone from the 8 yard line following Washington’s 87 yard kickoff return. This was his first of three TD’s and Chad Pennington had this to say about …

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