B It wasn't pretty to start, but it sure looked good by the end. Chris Ivory powered the offense with a 146 rushing yards and a touchdown. Ryan Fitzpatrick finished 19-for- 26 passing for 253 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Even more impressively, he gained 31 yards on the ground, including an 18-yard TD that broke a 13-13 tie. And both Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker atoned for their first-half fumbles with a touchdown apiece. The Jets also outgained the Redskins by 249 yards (474-225), their largest margin since 2009, and they outrushed the Redskins 221-34.
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B+You'd think quarterbacks would know not to throw near Revis Island by now. Darrelle Revis' third-quarter interception of Kirk Cousins helped spark the Jets' comeback. Cousins (25-for-43, 196 yards, one touchdown, two interceptions, one sack) had a 96.5 rating in the first half but finished with a 57.9 rating. In his first game back from suspension, Sheldon Richardson teamed up with Muhammad Wilkerson for a sack. Safety Marcus Gilchrist also had a pick.
C-Coordinator Bobby April has some explaining to do. His coverage unit allowed a Ryan Quigley punt to be blocked that resulted in a Redskins touchdown. The usually steady Nick Folk missed a 49-yard field-goal attempt, though he tied it at 13 with a 39-yard field goal early in the second half.
B Todd Bowles' halftime message was received loud and clear by his players. The Jets' coach had his players ready and focused for a second-half comeback and offensive coordinator Chan Gailey stuck to the basics: Giving the rock to Ivory.