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5-8, 4th in AFC East

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Saints RB Alvin Kamara with the TD reception on an angle route in the red zone. So quick out of the break. That's tough on the LB in coverage. Kamara now has 66 total yards on seven touches.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints: Three possessions, three scores. The Jets can't cover the Saints running backs, as Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara already have combined for 126 receiving yards and a touchdown.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have found something that works against the Saints — the running game. They ran it 10 times on a 12-play TD drive, with Bilal Powell leading the way. They need to keep pounding the rock. The Saints' run defense has had some issues this season, and the Jets seem to have found a weakness.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Breaking: The Jets have crossed midfield.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The way things are going, the Jets could get blown out for the second week in a row. You get the feeling the Saints are just toying with them. Drew Brees can do anything he wants, but he's slicing up the Jets' D with short passes to his backs.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Goal line TD run for Mark Ingram. That gives Ingram 85 total yards in the first quarter on eight touches.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets are using DT Mike Pennel to replace Mo Wilkerson (benched) in the base defense. They may not play a lot of base against the Saints, though. They're using a 2-4-5 nickel package versus Drew Brees.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

The Jets have just a 7% chance to win today, but their fans may have something else on their mind...

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

This is what Christian Hackenberg (No. 5) looks like in a uniform. It's a rare sight because this is only the third time in 30 games that he's been active for the Jets. He's backing up Bryce Petty.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets inactives are DE Mo Wilkerson, CB Derrick Jones, CB Jeremy Clark, RB Akeem Judd, LB Freddie Bishop, OT Ben Ijalana and C Jonotthan Harrison. Wilkerson is a healthy scratch. Todd Bowles benched him because of chronic tardiness.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets QB Bryce Petty, making his first start of the year, took time to fine-tune pass routes with TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins. Afterward, ty talked about it.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Saints will be a huge challenge for the Jets' defense, especially MLB Demario Davis. The Saints use about 15 different personnel groupings, according to DC Kacy Rodgers. The average team, he said, uses three or four. It'll be up to Davis to direct traffic, making sure the Jets have the right personnel on the field.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

It's quiet now in the Superdome, but the noise will be ear-splitting later for the Jets' offense. They practiced all week with crowd noise, with some players saying it was louder than they've ever heard. It'll be tough on QB Bryce Petty, who makes first start of 2017.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

My prediction for tomorrow: The Jets have a new quarterback (Bryce Petty) and an old problem -- they stink on the road. Away from home, they're 1-5 and average only 14.5 points per game, 11 points fewer than their home average. The Jets could play a decent game and still get blown out by the Saints, who have too many offensive weapons for them to handle. Their only hope is to dominate on the ground; the Saints' run defense has experienced some hiccups in recent weeks. This will be the Jets' seventh loss in nine games. Saints 34, Jets 17

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John Morton admits he gave up Sunday

Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser react to Jets OC John Morton admitting to giving up on the team Sunday, preview Pats-Steelers and much more.

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Was Morton too honest with media? (1:24)

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets' only two injury questions are RB Matt Forte and G Brian Winters. They will be game-time decisions. All signs point to them playing. CB Mo Claiborne and RB Eli McGuire are good to go.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson is being benched because he showed up late this morning to the team meeting, according to a source. This is a chronic issue for Wilkerson, who continues to show he doesn't care anymore.. He shouldn't be allowed to play again this season and he should be cut in the offseason. And he will be.

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Jets holding DE Wilkerson out for Saints game

Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson, who has a history of violating team rules, won't make the trip to New Orleans for Sunday's game in what Todd Bowles called a "coach's decision."

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson won't make the trip to New Orleans, Todd Bowles announced. This is not injury-related, it's a coach's decision. This is the second time in three weeks that Wilkerson has been disciplined. Needless to say, his time in New York appears over.

Team Stats

Passing Yards208.221st
Rushing Yards103.220th
Points For20.520th
Points Against23.922nd