Jets At Bengals: Gang Green Loses Preseason Opener

The Jets opened their preseason schedule on Friday in Cincinnati against the Bengals. New York lost, 17-6.

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Tim Tebow's Jets Debut Goes As Expected

Tim Tebow completed four passes and threw an interception in his Jets' debut.

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Jets-Bengals Reaction: Tim Tebow, Quinton Coples And More

The New York Jets lost their preseason opener to the Cincinnati Bengals Friday night, 17-6, a game in which neither quarterback Mark Sanchez nor Tim Tebow could generate much offense. Here is some of the morning after reaction around the Inter-Google.

Tim Tebow not in position to take over Jets starting QB job anytime soon - CBSSports.com
We've spent so much time daydreaming about Tim Tebow this offseason and wondering when and if he's going to take Mark Sanchez's starting quarterback job. Well, the Jets offense finally gave us the first indication about what really could happen this season.

Not surprisingly, the quarterback play in the team's preseason opener Friday was mostly an unimpressive affair, and at this point, it's hard to see how Tebow could overtake a healthy Sanchez anytime soon.

Jets preseason opener: Three things we learned | NJ.com
First round pick Quinton Coples looks pretty good

Quinton Coples, New York Jets rookie defensive end, impresses in 17-6 loss to Cincinnati Bengals in preseason opener - NYPOST.com
CINCINNATI — The Jets did not have a lot of positives to point to after their 17-6 loss to the Bengals last night in their preseason opener. But first-round pick Quinton Coples proved to be a...

NY Jets safety Eric Smith suffers left hip and knee injury against the Cincinnati Bengals Friday - NY Daily News
Safety Eric Smith left the Jets’ 17-6 preseason-opening loss to the Bengals on Friday night with a left hip and knee injury that required X-rays and MRI. Although X-rays were negative, Smith said that he’s still awaiting the MRI results.

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Jets Vs. Bengals Final Score: New York Loses Preseason Opener, 17-6

The New York Jets lost their preseason opener to the Cincinnati Bengals by a score of 17-6 on Friday night. Mark Sanchez and the first team offense played for the first quarter, with Sanchez going 4-for-6 for 21 yards, plus one scramble for four yards. Tim Tebow played the second quarter and most of the third, going 4-for-8 for 27 yards and throwing one interception, adding another 34 yards on three scrambles. The Jets scored on two field goals, the first by Josh Brown in the second quarter and the second by Nick Folk in the fourth.

Shonn Greene picked up 11 yards on five carries with the first team offense. Rushing in the rest of the game was primarily split between Joe McKnight, who gained 32 yards on 7 carries, and Bilal Powell, who picked up 16 yards on five carries.

On the defensive side of the ball, Jets rookie Quinton Coples. had some success, picking up five tackles and one sack. Though it's always tough to judge a player in the preseason, Jets fans had reason to like what they saw from Coples.

Stick with this StoryStream for news updates, previews, scores and more from the New York Jets 2012 Preseason schedule. For all things Jets, check out Gang Green Nation.

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