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Geno Smith, Michael Vick struggle, Chris Ivory produces for fantasy in Jets' big loss

It's hard to be a good football team without a qualified quarterback. We break down the fantasy implications.

Al Bello

The New York Jets couldn't do much of anything in the passing game Sunday. The Jets turned the ball over six times in a 43-23 loss to the AFC East rival Buffalo Bills. The loss brought the Jets to 1-7, with seven straight losses.

The Jets are one of only four teams in the league with fewer than two wins, along with Tampa Bay, Oakland and Jacksonville. With none of those teams on the Jets' schedule the rest of the way, it might be a while before the team gets another win.

It's time to take a look at the Jets' fantasy production Sunday, such as it was:

Geno Smith: The second-year quarterback completed more passes to the Bills than he did to his own teammates. Smith was 2-of-8 passing for 5 yards and three interceptions, an awful performance that led to him being replaced by ...

Michael Vick: Vick was better than Smith Sunday, which is saying almost exactly nothing. He completed 18 of 36 pass attempts for 153 yards, with one interception and four fumbles, losing two. Vick did run for 69 yards on eight carries, but with each quarterback accounting for three turnovers, there's just no bright spot. Smith and Vick are the only two quarterbacks on the Jets' roster, so one of them will get to start again next week, but neither one is worth much of anything.

Chris Ivory: Ivory didn't go for many yards Sunday -- 43 on 13 carries -- but he scored two touchdowns, ultimately putting up one of his best fantasy days of the season. Ivory has put up nine-plus fantasy points six times in eight games and, with Chris Johnson getting only three carries Sunday, is firmly atop the backfield's depth chart. He's a reasonable RB2 or flex play.

Eric Decker: The top Jets receiver was targeted 11 times Sunday, bringing in seven, but going for only 40 total yards. Decker's four fantasy points was his second-worst total of the season, though his targets remain high enough that he's still a reasonable flex play at wide receiver.

Percy Harvin: In his first game as a Jet, Harvin had 50 total yards from scrimmage. He caught three passes for 22 yards and ran for 28 on four carries. Harvin was targeted nine times, showing he's a big enough part of the team's offensive plan already, but with the awful quarterbacking in New York, he's not a fantasy factor.

Jace Amaro, Jeff Cumberland: The two tight ends have taken turns the last few weeks. In Week 6, it was Amaro with 12 fantasy points to Cumberland's one, then last week, Cumberland had 11 while Amaro had two. Neither did much Sunday, but Amaro had five catches on five targets for 51 yards and five fantasy points, while Cumberland was held catchless on three targets. Neither is a fantasy factor.