This summed it up Dan Leberfeld

This quote from Jets coach Robert Saleh sums up his team’s loss to New England perfectly.

“I felt like we showed up to play,” said Saleh. “I thought our guys played their butts off, but when you lose the turnover battle 4-0, it’s impossible.”


It might sound like a strange thing to say, but this game was pretty even if you take out Zach Wilson’s four picks.

Of course, you can’t do that. They happened. But you still get the sense that these are two very even teams sans turnovers. 

Both have rookie quarterbacks and physical, hard-hitting defenses.

The Patriots aren’t a dominating team, as they showed in their week one loss at home to an average Miami Dolphin team, that got blown out by Buffalo yesterday.

So without those four picks, the New England-Jets game probably comes down to the wire.

But you give New England four early Christmas gifts, you have very little chance of winning.

“It’s hard enough to win in this league when the turnover battle is even,” Saleh said. “When it’s [minus] four, it’s darn near impossible.”


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