Smart personnel move. Maybin was only effective on passing downs when Revis and Cro would blanket opposing WRs and give Maybin enough time to be forcefully thrown 30 yards into the backfield, re-group, and then sack the QB from behind as he held the ball.
Also he made the fatal error of not settling into a specialist. He was the 11th overall pick and felt he was better than just a pure pass rusher. He put on muscle weight in the off season attempting to be an every down player (logically figuring he could take a spot from our feeble OLB's). In doing so he cost himself a step and lacks the explosiveness that allowed him his only effective move - a pure outside speed rush.
Had he kept his speed, he may have kept some production.
Definitely a disappointment this year. I never bought into the hype as much as other fans but I did expect more than we have gotten this year. Once there was some tape on him, the league adjusted and he never recovered.
He was a training camp wonder, beating up on our scrubs.
Rex has proved he has no clue when it comes to pass rushers in his time with the Jets.
It has become crystal clear that Rex has no ability to develope talent.
When he was with the Ravens he had Talent, Reed, Lewis, Suggs, etc so he looked real good. With the Jets the only guy that I believe he has gotten alot out of considering his abilities is Mike Devito. In the grand scheme of things he has developed no one.
Last edited by LA Jet Fan; 11-13-2012 at 06:37 PM.