Gregg Williams’ shot at Jets did not sit well with Adam Gase
Gregg Williams’ shot at the Jets offense went over about in addition to his protection has performed this yr.
When the Jets defensive coordinator was requested on Friday in regards to the staff giving up 32.2 factors per recreation, Williams mentioned it wasn’t good however “a number of it’s not all defensively.” Requested what he was referring to, Williams replied, “yeah, you’ll should determine that out.”
That remark made its approach again to move coach Adam Gase, who spoke to reporters earlier than Williams on Friday however made it clear to CBS that he wasn’t proud of the thinly veiled criticism.
“That’s not what we want,” Gase advised CBS in a manufacturing assembly Saturday evening, in line with the printed. “Nobody is pointing fingers. All of us want to tug in the identical path.
“Everybody must shut up and play.”
The CBS broadcast additionally confirmed Gase and Williams having what seemed to be a pointed dialog on the sector earlier than the Jets took on the Dolphins.
The Jets had loads of issues getting into Sunday’s recreation in Miami, although it wasn’t restricted to 1 aspect of the ball. Their offense was final within the league in factors per recreation (15), second-to-last in yards per recreation (279.4) and had the third-lowest time of possession in 26:29 per recreation. Their lack of ball motion led to opposing offenses beginning on common at their very own 31-yard-line.
However the protection had been virtually equally as unhealthy, with the staff giving up 32.2 factors (second-worst within the NFL) and 394.2 yards (sixth-most) getting into Sunday’s recreation. Williams’ unit was additionally responsible of racking up penalties, particularly private fouls, which had plagued the Jets via their 0-5 begin.
“[Giving up 32.2 points per game] shouldn’t be an excellent quantity and a number of it’s not all defensively, however you already know it’s not an excellent quantity, and as factors on the board, we’ve received to do an excellent job with that and the way you do that’s make them kick extra discipline objectives, received to do a greater job in field-position kind issues and as you see the scoring is up within the league, however it nonetheless makes me sick,” Williams mentioned Friday. “All of the gamers I’ve been locations I at all times speak about setting protection again 100 years, since you received to have the ability to place very strict, stringent protection and the largest a part of it’s, after they get into these scoring areas, make them kick discipline objectives, don’t allow them to cross the objective line.”