Jets Dominate Packers in Shocking Upset

The New York Jets overwhelmed the Green Bay Packers in Week 6, pounding their way to a surprising 27-10 win and announcing themselves as a team to be taken seriously in the AFC by moving to 4-2. Meanwhile, the Packers did nothing to quiet concerns over a timid and tentative offense, falling to 3-3.
The Jets didn't even need a strong game from their second-year quarterback Zach Wilson to dismantle the Packers. Wilson contributed only 99 net passing yards on 20 dropbacks, his fewest in any game this season. It's a credit to the Jets that they've been so competitive this year despite middling quarterback play: the team ranked 23rd in the league through five weeks with 5.3 net yards per passing attempt, and they'll likely fall back even further with today's game.

Thankfully, the run game more than held up its end. Led by rookie running back Breece Hall, the Jets totalled 179 rushing yards on 33 carries today. Hall has delivered in the first six games of his career, rushing for 391 yards on 5.1 yards per attempt. If the Jets continue their winning way, Hall could find himself in the Offensive Rookie of the Year conversation.
As for the Packers, they'll need a long look in the mirror after this game. Randall Cobb, their leading receiver through five weeks, exited with what appeared to be a serious ankle injury, and Rodgers took four crunching sacks and fumbled twice on his way to 210 net passing yards on 45 dropbacks. Even the team's typically potent run game was stifled, totalling a meagre 60 yards on 20 rushes. Unless rookie receivers Romeo Doubs and Christian Watson can emerge as reliable targets for the team, the Packers offense may just be fundamentally broken: they've scored 17.8 points per game through six weeks.

In Week 7, the Jets will have a chance to build on their hot start when they visit the Denver Broncos, and the Packers will try to get right with a win over the 2-4 Washington Commanders.
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