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Jets discover running game in win over Colts

The New York Jets blew out the Indianapolis Colts thanks in large part to three rushing touchdowns from Shonn Greene.

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Colts fans lament blowout loss at hands of Jets

The Indianapolis Colts were blown out 35-9 by the New York Jets on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. While Andrew Luck and the Colts offense had their own struggles, the defense was especially porous, allowing Jets running back Shonn Greene to run for a career-high 161 yards.

Brad Wells of SB Nation's Colts blog Stampede Blue struggled to find words to describe the Colts' debacle:

Poor effort.

Those were the only two words I could think of when trying to recap this game.

No matter what coaches, general managers, or players say, running the football and stopping the run all come down to effort and desire. It's not just about gap control, or other silly-sounding, archaic terms and phrases. When your favorite team surrenders 253 rushing yards, that means your defense simply did not compete.

This loss is especially disappointing for the Colts because they were coming off a huge comeback victory over the Green Bay Packers in Week 5. Fans hoped the Colts would build off that momentum, but instead, they laid an egg. But as Wells notes later, this is what young teams often do.

The 2-3 Colts will look to get back on the right track in Week 7 against the 1-5 Cleveland Browns. While the Browns may seem like the perfect team to bounce back against, they did just grab their first win of the season in an impressive Week 6 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.


Jets roll, 35-9, over Colts

Shonn Greene ran for three touchdowns and Mark Sanchez threw for two more scores as the New York Jets beat the Indianapolis Colts, 35-9. Rookie QB Andrew Luck and the Colts offense did not find the end zone, settling for three field goals.


Mark Sanchez actually throws a touchdown

For a moment, everything clicked for Mark Sanchez and he managed to throw a short touchdown to Stephen Hill, leaving Tim Tebow on the sidelines for at least one more play.


Jets favored; public bets against Colts in Week 6

Is this a perfect letdown spot for Indy? Handicappers think so and the betting public is starting to think so as well, as more money pours in on the New York Jets.


Jets favored over Colts in Week 6

The New York Jets are favored in Week 6 against the Indianapolis Colts.

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