The Jets have been playing a guessing game with regard to which corner will match up with which receiver. The bet here is that Revis goes against Boldin because Boldin has more experience and should get more passes from Flacco. Cromartie might be playing with bruised ribs. If he can’t play, look for
to replace him. If Wilson gives up a big play early,
will come off the bench.
The Ravens must have a pass rush to beat the Jets. Look for them to move Suggs around and isolate Hunter. Ferguson is a quality left tackle, but Hunter struggles on the right side.
isn’t expected to play, so he’ll be replaced by Baxter, a rookie. Last week against the Raiders, Baxter didn’t have any bad exchanges or false starts with the snap count. Because of Baxter’s inexperience, the Ravens might put Ngata over his head. If that happens, the Ravens could dominate the line of scrimmage.