Originally Posted by Queens Jet Fan
Mangini left Rex a very good team poised to make a run. Yes, there was no qb but there was an outstanding OLine that even with opposing defenses stacking the box the Jets were able to lead the league in rushing.
The defense was first rate and went on to lead the league the following year.
If the Jets didn't trade up for Sanchez and took Freeman at their projected position they would have had much improved depth.
Of course that is not as splashy a move is drafting the GQ coverboy who dates supermodels from Southern Cal.
They were 18th in points allowed and Rex put in his new system(And some players) that got them to number 1..
Plus until Favre's arm went that helped the Jets D..