The Jets got trampled in Oakland on Sunday in a 45-20 loss to the Raiders that was punctuated by some happy dancing by Marshawn Lynch. After Jalen Richard ran for a 52-yard touchdown to make the score 35-13 early in the fourth quarter, Lynch began dancing on the sideline and video appeared on the Oakland Coliseum video board so that Raiders fans could join in for a raucous celebration of the easy victory. The only people in the house who didn’t enjoy the dance break were the Jets.
The Jets defense may have allowed 45 points to the Raiders this past Sunday, but they are not embarrassed as they believe the unit as taken positive steps forward. The Raiders racked up 410 total yards as they had both the run and pass game working in their home opener. Though it was a bad performance, LB Darron Lee spoke about why there were no heads hung in the locker room following the game. "We're that close," Lee told NJ.com's Connor Hughes. "That's what everyone is excited about." The Jets had themselves a game in the second half as they were only down 21-13 at a point in the third quarter. However, the Raiders broke out two touchdown runs -- a 43-yarder for Cordarrelle Paterson and
With two weeks down in the fantasy football season, we’re starting to get a better idea of where teams stand in 2017. It’s still a bit too early to be making any drastic changes to your roster, but owners should always be keeping an eye on the waiver wire in case injury or slumps are putting a dent in your lineup. The tight end position got ravaged by injuries in Week 2. Greg Olsen is out 6-8 weeks with a broken foot, while Tyler Eifert is dealing with back and knee injuries that could keep him out of Week 3. A thin position group just got even thinner, so it’s time to hit the wire. Here are the top tight ends owned in 50 percent or less of Yahoo! leagues. Howard was quiet in his NFL debut (just