FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' ground game has been grounded.
A once-flourishing rushing offense is sputtering — and it has the rest of the unit in a funk.
“Teams are stacking the box and daring us to throw it and beat them that way,” coach Robert Saleh said.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zonovan Knight was in his playpen making a racket, a rambunctious baby boy whose innocent toys felt his wrath.
“The way my mom tells it, my uncle kind of walked by," the New York Jets running back said, "and was like, ‘Damn, all you hear is, Bam!
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Tony Adams' game film at Illinois impressed the Jets enough to spark real interest. The safety's pre-draft interview with New York's coaches sealed the deal.
While getting a feel for Adams during a video call, safeties coach Marquand Manuel asked him what he wanted to get out of the NFL.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State just needed to make sure it took care of business to give itself a chance to be in the mix for a conference championship.
The No. 25 Wolfpack found several ways to do that as Devin Leary threw for two touchdowns, Zonovan Knight returned a kickoff for a touchdown and N.C.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Beating Clemson was tough enough for North Carolina State. Getting refocused for a nonconference game a week later was another challenge.
“That was a monumental task,” coach Dave Doeren said.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Devin Leary threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as North Carolina State geared up for a key Atlantic Coast Conference clash by beating Furman 45-7 on Saturday night.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Last week, Lideatrick Griffin’s 70-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter sparked a 20-point comeback for Mississippi State in an eventual win over Louisiana Tech.
On Saturday against North Carolina State, Griffin made his presence felt a whole lot faster.
Here are things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 2:
GAME OF THE WEEK
North Carolina State at Mississippi State. The Power Five matchup against a Southeastern Conference foe features two teams coming off big wins.