All Jets fans who support the team to be competitive but lose are getting exactly what they want these days.
Jets almost overcame the 18-point half-time deficit and suffered a 34-28 defeat to the Chargers at the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday.
Loss dropped a disastrous jet to 0-10 for the first time in franchise history. They are currently two losses from connecting the longest losing streak (12) in franchise history set for the 1995-96 season.
This defeat is good news for Jets fans who want a chance to draft # 1 Pick and Trevor Lawrence, a Clemson star. But it’s another disastrous week for the current Jets, who had late hopes after playing a terrible first half.
The Chargers’ rookie quarterback Justin Herbert seemed unstoppable for most of the day, as opposed to Jets’ secondary, who had three rookie starters. He completed 37 of the 49 passes with 366 yards and 3 touchdowns. He connected with wide receiver Keenan Allen in 16 receptions, 145 yards and 1 touchdown.
Jets veteran quarterback Joe Flacco struggled early, but found a rhythm in the second half. He finished 15 out of 30 with 205 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 intercept, and was returned for a touchdown.
Flacco had the opportunity to adjust the drive connecting the game with 2:48 remaining, but it wasn’t enough. Jets regained the ball 34-26 after the defensive stand. The rough cut of the passerby’s penalty against the Chargers star Joey Bosa put the Jets at the Chargers 33. They went one more yard, but didn’t go any further. Flacco’s fourth and ninth heaves to Denzel Mimes were incomplete at the goal line.
It appeared on television that Adam Gace regained his playcall mission from Dowell Rogens in the second half. If so, Gase chased 24-6 in half-time and then adjusted three touchdown drives to give Jets some life.
After playing conservatively in the first half, Jets finally took a deep shot on the first drive of the third quarter and Flacco hit Breshad Perryman with a 49-yard touchdown. It was Perryman’s first catch of the day. The bomb, which remained at 11:27 in the third quarter, cut the Chargers lead to 24-13. Perryman defeated Casey Hayward in the cornerback.
The long touchdown provided some hope that Jets might be able to make the game interesting, but that hope soon diminished. Herbert led the Chargers in 12 plays, a 75-yard drive, and a 13-yard touchdown pass to Allen, taking a 31-13 lead.
Jets scored again on a 10-play, 60-yard drive, helped by the Chargers’ penalty. Frank Gore plunged from the 1-yard line for his first touchdown as a jet. However, Rookie Denzer Mimes starred in the series, penalizing two and making one really great catch along the sideline. Sam Ficken missed the second additional point in the game, leaving a score of 31-19.
Michael Badgley’s 23-yard field goal pushed the Chargers’ lead to 34-19, leaving the game at 6:42.
It left Jets some life, and Gang Green put together a 9-play, 64-yard drive. Flacco hit the tight-end Chris Hardan with a 6-yard touchdown and finished with 4 minutes remaining. With Herndon’s first touchdown of the season, Jets went down 34-26 in hopes of winning the season’s first.
The defense, who struggled all day, kept the Chargers three outs and returned the ball to the offense with a play of 2 minutes and 48 seconds.
Jets got off to a hot start in the game, but it didn’t last long.
Defensive forced a punt from the Chargers on the opening drive of the game, Henry Anderson, Jets’ defensive end, blocked Tyler Long’s punt, and Quinn Williams jumped on it for the Chargers at 29. ..
Jets put Gore inside the 10 in three 24-yard rushes, and rookie Lamical Perine recorded the second touchdown of the season and ran it from five. The extra points and Jets lead were 6-0.
Los Angeles regained the ball and went down the field, but Jets’safety Marcus May hit Allen with a 1 and Ashtin Davis forced a fumble to jump and return the ball to Jets.
Jets was gaining momentum, but Flacco returned it to the Chargers. In his first play after the fumble, Flacco threw a terrible pass against Jamison Clouder, and Chargers cornerback Teaborn Campbell intercepted it flat, touching down and leading 6 yards 6 yards. I returned it.
The rest of the first half was all chargers.
Jets looked hopeless with a tattered secondary. They started three rookies in the secondary, Ashtin Davis was safe, and Lamar Jackson and Bryce Hall were cornerbacks. They also welcomed back-up cornerback Arthur Moret instead of Brian Poole in the season after undergoing shoulder surgery.
A talented rookie, Herbert spent Field Day against Jets’ secondary. After the Jets tackle went wrong, he gave Williams a 39-yard touchdown and a 14-6 lead.
Herbert found his second end zone on a two-yard scoring pass to the tight-end hunter Henry.
Jet’s comeback almost stuns the Chargers and drops to 0-10 with a loss
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