The stress is constructing inside the New York Jets‘ group.
On Friday, defensive coordinator Gregg Williams took a veiled shot at coach Adam Gase’s offense, suggesting the defensive struggles aren’t fully the fault of the protection.
“It isn’t an excellent quantity — and a number of it is not all defensively,” Williams stated after Friday’s observe. “It is factors on the board and we have to do job of that and the way you do that’s make them kick extra subject targets, bought to do a greater job in field-position-type issues.
“As you see, the scoring is up within the league, however it nonetheless makes me sick,” he stated.
Seven phrases hung within the air: “Numerous it is not all defensively.” When requested what he meant by that, Williams turned cryptic.
“You’d should determine it out,” he stated, ending his video name with reporters.
The embattled Gase wasn’t accessible to remark, as he already had spoken to reporters.
Williams in all probability was referring to the truth that the offense was accountable for 12 factors allowed — two Sam Darnold interceptions returned for touchdowns in a Week 3 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
The offense additionally has made it robust on the protection by averaging solely 15 factors per sport and rating close to the underside of the league in whole yards and time of possession.
However Williams’ unit hasn’t fared significantly better, yielding 394 yards per sport and rating final in third-down protection.
“Now we have been put in some unlucky conditions so far as subject place,” security Bradley McDougald stated.
“On the finish of the day, our job is to go on the market and forestall factors,” he added. “We simply bought to go on the market and make extra performs.”
This has been a tumultuous week for the Jets, who launched operating again Le’Veon Bell after he clashed with Gase for greater than a 12 months and complained about his function.
Gase has been tight-lipped since Bell’s ouster. He declined to remark Friday when requested about Bell signing with the Kansas City Chiefs.
“Specializing in Miami, man,” he stated.