Jets will rely on Pennington, Martin to win
All season the Rams have confounded everyone by staying with a pass-first philosophy that doesn't seem to work. Somehow coach Mike Martz realized his team's way to victory lay in setting up the pass with the run, and they dominated the Eagles in the trenches.
This Rams' team has the components to run the ball successfully, with All-Pro RB Marshall Faulk and rookie RB Steven Jackson carrying the ball. But Martz has fallen in love with his passing game due to its past successes. Before last week he didn't seem to realize or failed to acknowledge that his team is best suited for a run-first philosophy. Now that he gets it, the Jets could have a much tougher game on their hands than I would've previously thought.
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