Last thing, Faneca DID get beat for at least 1 sack yesterday and could be credited with another. But even prior to yesterday's game where he gave up another sack (or multiple), Manish Mehta wrote this earlier last week:
[QUOTE]Slauson said he has a long way to go to fill Alan Faneca's shoes. But the numbers suggest that he hasn't been a downgrade in pass protection.
[B]According to ProFootballFocus.com, Faneca allowed six sacks, two hits and 15 pressures in 2009. In three games with the Cardinals this year, Faneca has given up one sack, one hit and an eye-opening 10 pressures on the quarterback. He gave up four pressures in Week 1, a sack, a hit and four pressures in Week 2 and a pair of pressures last week. His only penalty this season was declined.[/B]
By comparison, Slauson has allowed two sacks, no hits and one pressure on Sanchez, according to ProFootballFocus.com. Last week, he committed three penalties, including a pair of critical holding calls that wiped out a completion that would have given the Jets the ball at the Miami 5, and Sanchez's touchdown scramble.
Read more: [url]http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/jets/2010/10/analysis-matt-slauson-isnt-a-d.html#ixzz11PQ28idG[/url][/QUOTE]