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Jet fans may need a while to get used to it, and it may be hard for some to say goodbye to Chad Pennington, but it shouldn’t take too long for them to realize that they are now players and playoff contenders in the AFC.
The timing was pretty good for this move, too, since the Jets upgraded and solidified their offense line this off-season. And Brett Favre will make this line better. D’Brickashaw Ferguson hasn’t stood out on film at all, in fact he’s struggled, but he’s had a good off-season, and Favre could actually make him look like one of the better LTs in the AFC this year. Favre gets rid of the ball quickly, and he’s very hard to sack.
Favre will have to adjust to a new offense and its terminology, and that could take a little while, but I can’t see Favre struggling for too, too long with it. They’ll run the ball a ton, too, so this move is great news for RB Thomas Jones. Favre will challenge defenses vertically on the outside and over the middle, so things should really open up for Jones.
I also think that Favre [...]