Thursday Night Football Preview: Broncos @ Jets
Our new weekly Thursday night preview breaks down our expert picks for the TNF game between the... oh it's the Broncos and the Jets.
30 Sep, 2020
FOX/NFL Network/Amazon 8:20pm ET
This is a matchup of two dreadful teams, but the Jets are actually putting up solid numbers on the defensive side of the ball. Gang Green’s defense ranks tied for 17th in yards per play, tied for 15th in first downs allowed, and 12th in pass pressure rate. Combine those metrics with Denver’s slew of injuries, a cross country short week road trip, and starting a third-string quarterback and it leads to this pick landing in the Jets column. Pick: NY Jets
Look, I don't want to pick the Jets, they have been bottom of my power rankings and bottom of literally everything I have written this season. Just think, I told you to take the Jets under 6.5 wins this season. That was golden advice. Anyway, I'm not saying they won't win at all in 2020 and this is realistically, their best shot. A Broncos team with their 3rd string QB, somehow favored on the road... I hate the Jets and Adam Gase, he needs to go. Honestly, now that I've thought about it I'm beginning to waver on this one based on how hard the Broncos have played in all of their games, but I just think the Jets will find a way, somehow, to get this one over the line. And then fire Gase. Pick: NY Jets win and cover
S/U NY Jets 51% ATS: NY Jets 61%
S/U Denver 58% ATS: Denver 63%