Jets 17, Colts 16
Tonight’s Jets-Colts match-up was a repeat of last years AFC Championship, except this year the Colts didn’t take the “W”.
According to the Los Angeles-based Accuscore, the Jets were given only a 35.4 percent chance of winning tonight, but I wonder if they can take into consideration coaches probability of screwing up basic clock management.
Jim Caldwell’s head is on the chopping block after tonight’s loss to the New York Jets. Caldwell, who has been the Colts head coach for two years showed lack of footballs most basic strategies; clock management. When Caldwell called a time-out with 28 seconds marked on the clock, he allowed the Jets an extra play- a completion to Braylon Edwards. This time-out resulted in Caldwell’s much accommodating, red-carpet 32 yarder for Nick Folk nail and the Jets to take the “W”.
Caldwell was a quarter-back coach prior to taking over for Tony Dungy, which made me wonder where his brains were when changing Peyton Manning to a multi-functional QB from a stationary quarter back. This was another display of lack of planning and strategy.
*Manning should not be throwing the ball on the move, this could have been disastrous.