New York Post
Key CB Skrine gets concussed
The Jets may have lost a key piece of their defense in Sunday’s 3420 win over the Redskins.
Nickel cornerback Buster Skrine suffered a concussion, leaving the game just before halftime and not returning.
Skrine has been a huge part of the Jets’ success on defense with his blitzing and his ability to cover slot receivers. The Jets will miss him greatly if he cannot play against the Patriots next week, a team known for utilizing slot receivers.
Secondyear cornerback Dexter McDougle filled in for Skrine in the second half. It was the first time McDougle had played on defense in his career. He missed all of last season with an ACL tear. This year, he has played only special teams.
RB Bilal Powell left the game with a sprained ankle.
WR Brandon Marshall had 111 receiving yards, marking his fourth straight 100yard game. This is the first time since Don Maynard in 1968 a Jet had four consecutive 100yard games. Marshall, Maynard and
George Sauer (1966) are the only Jets to achieve the feat.
The Jets had just one accepted penalty after committing 14 against the Dolphins.
“It’s a big switch especially coming off a bye,” coach Todd Bowles said. “We talked about it.”
RG Willie Colon played after missing the Dolphins game with a knee injury. He exited in the second half, but said that was just to give him rest. The knee was fine. Brian
Winters played in his place.
This was the first time the Jets beat the Redskins at home. They were 04 before Sunday. ... The Jets had two interceptions, bringing their season total to 15 takeaways, surpassing last year’s season total of 13. ... The offensive line did not allow a sack for the fourth time in five games. They have given up just two this season, the fewest in the NFL.
Ryan Fitzpatrick’s 18yard touchdown run was the longest by a Jets quarterback since Richard Todd’s 30yard touchdown against the Saints in 1980. … CB Darrelle
Revis notched his third interception of the season, the most he has had in a season since 2011, when he had four. It was his sixth takeaway, his best since 2008, when he had seven. His six takeaways lead the NFL.