The Jets (4-6) are on their bye week and next face the Carolina Panthers on Nov. 26. Here's what's going on Friday:
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As was noted prior to the Bucs game, the fact the Jets were coming off a long week might not have been as much of an advantage as you might think considering the debacle against the Chiefs last October also came on a long week following a Thursday night win over the Bills. They also lost to the Texans in the game after their Thursday night game in 2015. Sure enough, the pattern held and the Jets came out flat in Tampa. How do they typically fare coming off the bye though?
Last season, the Jets lost to the Patriots, but actually played pretty well, losing by five despite the fact the season was basically over by then. In 2015, they had a nice 34-20 win over Washington coming off their bye, although they did then lose four of the next five.
For whatever reason, the Jets have struggled on the long week following a Thursday night game, but played pretty well coming off their bye. It's a small sample size, for sure, but if the pattern holds, then the Jets will hopefully put up a good showing next Sunday.
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