Some good to take out of Jets' loss

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Mark Sanchez walks off of the field dejected

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Mark Sanchez walks off of the field dejected after the Jets lost 23-17 to the Houston Texans at MetLife Stadium. (Oct. 8, 2012) (Credit: Getty)

After last week's 34-0 annihilation by the 49ers, a loss that Rex Ryan called the worst in his four seasons with the Jets, you'd figure the coach would be at least a bit more hopeful about the state of his team after what happened Monday night.

Sure, the Jets lost again, falling to the Texans by a 23-17 count, but they were able to hang with a team generally considered the best in the AFC.

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