Monday, January 3, 2011

Jets v Colts/ Manning

In case you're wondering, the Jets did a lot of blitzing against Manning in last season's AFC Championship Game. In fact, they sent more than four rushers on 26 dropbacks. Unofficially, here's a breakdown of the Jets' pass rushes in that game, and how Manning fared:

3-man rush (1) -- 1-for-1, 22 yards
4-man rush (14) -- 8-for-14, 82 yards, 1 TD
5-man rush (13) -- 9-for-12, 179 yards, 1 TD, 1 sack
6-man rush (9) -- 6-for-9, 80 yards, 1 TD
7-man rush (4) -- 1-for-3, 10 yards, 1 sack

The Jets' most prolific pass rushers in that game:

Calvin Pace -- 38 rushes (1 QB hit)
Bryan Thomas -- 34
Shaun Ellis -- 26
Marques Douglas -- 19
David Harris -- 18 (2 sacks)
James Ihedigbo -- 18 (2 QB hits)

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