C.J. Mosley put the punctuation mark on a powerful evening for the Jets’ protection with an interception of rookie Zach Wilson on fourth down to finish the ultimate drive by the starters at Saturday evening’s Inexperienced & White Observe.
It was Mosley’s first time again at MetLife Stadium in two years after he opted out of final season on account of COVID-19 issues. And Mosley led a powerful effort by the beginning protection that made the Jets’ beginning offense look unhealthy.
“It’s all about what you placed on tape,” Mosley stated. “I haven’t put nothing on tape in two years. I simply should remind everyone. As we speak was a fantastic begin. It felt good to be on the market after a very long time. It was nice to have followers. … There’s at all times extra to enhance on. I missed two tackles on the market, two huge tackles, for my part. That’s one thing I’ve simply obtained to get again to engaged on in follow.”
Mosley is enjoying at 231 kilos, 20 kilos lighter than he has been at in his profession. He was flying across the discipline Saturday evening and made a number of good performs. The interception got here off a Wilson cross that was meant for Jamison Crowder. Security Lamarcus Joyner hit Crowder because the ball obtained to him, sending it into the air. Mosley dove and caught the ball earlier than it hit the bottom.
Mosley stated the Jets protection has made a soar this week.
“I really feel like they’re getting higher day by day,” Mosley stated. “The primary week in pads it was just a bit gradual within the run sport. In contrast from Tuesday’s follow to now there was an enormous distinction. That’s going to come back with extra time and us spending extra time collectively as a protection. … I feel right now everyone was feeding off one another.”
Jets head coach Robert Saleh didn’t shed a lot gentle on what’s going on with OG Alex Lewis, who left the workforce on Friday.
“He’s going via some issues which are a lot higher than soccer proper now,” Saleh stated. “We’re simply giving him an opportunity to type of type via all of it. That’s about as detailed as I’ll get proper now.”
Lewis had the same absence final season when the workforce positioned him on the non-football harm checklist in November to permit him to work via some points.
OT George Fant practiced for the primary time since coming off the reserve/COVID-19 checklist and break up time with Morgan Moses at proper sort out with the first- and second-teams. … CB Isaiah Dunn didn’t follow with a knee harm. … TE Daniel Brown (hamstring) sat out. … DE Ronald Blair (hamstring) and OL Teton Saltes (knee) left follow and didn’t return.