Pressure's on Jets' defense on Sunday

The disappointing Eagles are still dangerous; Gang Green must find a way to stop them

Updated: December 17, 2011, 1:48 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Rex Ryan is concerned about this game, this opponent. You can hear it in his voice and read it between his lines.

Even though the New York Jets' defense has regained its swagger, beating up a couple of tomato cans named Rex Grossman and Tyler Palko, this is a worrisome matchup because the Philadelphia Eagles have the ability to turn a football game into a track meet.

And the Jets don't do track. They proved that Sept. 25 in Oakland, where they suffered a serious ...

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