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Mike Pettine challenges Jets' defense

Updated: October 5, 2012, 8:26 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine issued a challenge Wednesday morning to his unit in the form of a quote.

He passed out the comments of San Francisco 49ers cornerback Carlos Rogers saying the Jets quit during their game last Sunday.

"Just let them read it and soak it in," Pettine said.

Then he put the quote on the projection screen, and the response said a lot.

"Silence," Pettine said.

If the accusation had come from an ...

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