Jets situation shows injuries' impact

Team must cope without Revis and Holmes now, and what about the future?

Originally Published: October 9, 2012
By Andrew Brandt | ESPN.com

Injuries are the bane of an NFL team's existence, upsetting months of planning and work building a roster to fit the right interdependent parts. After teams are meticulously prepared, injuries happen.

The Jets are the latest team to feel the sting of injuries, losing -- in consecutive weeks -- Darrelle Revis, their best defensive player, and Santonio Holmes, their most dynamic offensive player. These are special talents not easily replaced. The Jets' immediate challenge is replacing ...

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