Halftime: Jets 3, Broncos 3

Quick thoughts on the first half:

1. Darrelle Revis wasn't kidding when he said he'd have to fight boredom. How 'bout the rest of us? Two conservative, inept offenses set football back about 20 years.

2. The most significant development for the Jets was the loss of RB Shonn Greene (ribs) in the first quarter. He didn't return, leaving the running duties to Joe McKnight and rookie Bilal Powell, who made his NFL debut. Remember, there was no LaDainian Tomlinson (knee), who didn't make the trip. Greene has a history of rib injuries; he suffered a significant injury in the 2009 AFC Championship Game.

3. The Jets were guilty of brutal clock management at the end of the first half. First mistake: They didn't call a timeout with 1:15 left, letting the Broncos run down the clock on a punt. The Jets got the ball at their 20-yard line with 59 seconds left.

Second mistake: They got to the Denver 43 with about 10 seconds left, but instead of spiking the ball or calling a timeout, Mark Sanchez tried to catch the Broncos napping and threw a quick completion to Dustin Keller -- a wasted play. They ended up calling time with five seconds left, enough time for Nick Folk to miss his second FG, this one from 61 yards.

Sanchez caught some grief on the sideline from Rex Ryan and Brian Schottenheimer. This came four days after infamous "stupidest move in football history," Sanchez's botched timeout against the Patriots. It'll be interesting to hear Ryan's spin on this one. This was another bad mistake by Sanchez, who should know better.

4. Sanchez played down to Tebow's level at quarterback -- and that's saying something.

5. The Jets' defense was well prepared for the Tebow option offense. The biggest play came from the defense, when LB Calvin Pace stripped the ball from RB Willis McGahee and LB Bart Scott recovered. That set up a FG.