Let’s take a better take a look at the Jets opponent this week:
Head coach: Hue Jackson (second yr); Offensive coordinator: None; Defensive coordinator: Gregg Williams
Overview: The Browns are off to an zero-four begin, looking for their first win. The group is 1-19 over the previous two seasons underneath Jackson and the Moneyball entrance workplace led by former Mets government Paul DePodesta. Cleveland went with rookie DeShone Kizer at quarterback and he has had loads of early struggles, throwing a league-excessive eight interceptions.
Greatest offensive participant: Joe Thomas has been on lots of dangerous soccer groups. The ten-time Professional Bowl choice is the one rock the Browns have. He has not missed a snap in his profession, enjoying all 10,192 of them.
Greatest defensive participant: The Patriots despatched Jamie Collins over to the Browns final season and Cleveland signed him to an extended-time period deal in January. He has missed the final two video games with a concussion and didn’t follow Wednesday, so the Jets may miss him.
Largest offensive concern: The Browns are turning the ball over at an alarming price. Kizer has eight interceptions and one misplaced fumble. Not that each one the interceptions are on Kizer. Kenny Britt let a move deflect off him within the purple zone final week that was picked off.
Largest defensive concern: The Browns are weak to beneath passing routes. They’re mysteriously enjoying rookie security Jabrill Peppers 25 yards off the road of scrimmage as an alternative of near the road. Their linebackers have struggled to cowl tight ends. This might be an enormous day for Austin Seferian-Jenkins.
Damage to observe: Rookie OLB Myles Garrett is predicted to make his debut this week after lacking the primary 4 video games with a excessive-ankle sprain. Garrett was restricted Wednesday in apply, so he isn’t out of the clear but.
Coach’s quote: Hue Jackson on coping with zero-four: “It might be robust. I imply, let’s be trustworthy, no one likes to lose. However on the similar time, that is the method that we’re in, so, we’ll proceed to work. I feel our guys acknowledge day by day we come right here that we’re grateful for the chance to be on this nice league and to have the chance to play and compete towards different organizations and groups. Extra so than that, we receives a commission for doing it. That’s an incredible alternative. I feel we’re execs and that’s a part of it. Typically it’s not going to go our means. We would like extra victories, there’s no…