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In the Trenches: Jets — Part One

C Jeff Saturday (Andy Lyons/Getty)

The Jets lost an All-Pro in the middle of their defense, but they haven't missed a beat — in fact, they've gotten better. Jeff Saturday will have his hands full with Kris Jenkins' replacement, as well as identifying and protecting against the Jets' blitz schemes. Greg Talmage breaks down the battle at the line of scrimmage inside.

C Jeff Saturday vs. NT Sione Pouha: Ever since All-Pro NT Kris Jenkins went down with a season-ending injury in mid October, DT Sione Pouha has quietly done an excellent job filling in at the nose. If and when Pouha is able to win his battle against an opposition's interior linemen and control the middle of the line, it allows the Jets' linebackers to run free to the ball or open lanes for... Recommended Stories

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