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Jets, Raiders players question defensive call on Ruggs' game-winning TD

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Monday morning it was said that NY had fired Williams.

The Jets on Monday fired defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

The New York Jets had lost their first 11 games of the 2020 National Football League season, and all that stood in their way from their first victory was 30 seconds and the Raiders with the ball. The result was catastrophic for the Jets (but great for their chances at the No. 1 pick).

Williams' call was highly unusual and confusing. Then, Derek Carr threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to Henry Ruggs against an all-out blitz from the Jets for a 31-28 win. Carr found Ruggs down the left sideline for the score. He was the defensive coordinator with the Browns those years, before being named the interim head coach after they fired Hue Jackson eight games into the 2018 season. "That was a heartbreaking way for our guys to lose a game". "For that to happen in that situation, that's just".

The reins on the Jets defense have been handed over to Frank Bush. With Williams out, Seahawks (8-4) coach Pete Carroll isn't sure what his offense will face. Chiefs offensive lineman Mitchell Schwartz couldn't believe the Jets blitzed when all they needed to do was keep the Raiders (who didn't have any timeouts) out of the end zone. Despite whatever happened throughout the duration of the game, Gruden still had enough faith in both of players to go make the play with the game on the line. The unit ranked among the bottom-five in the most passing categories in 2020, however, they allow an average of 3.8 yards a carry in rushing, third in the NFL. The Seahawks' 12 points was a season-low.

Ruggs' touchdown catch reversed the ire directed his way by Las Vegas fans via social media earlier in the game, when a pass went off his hands and was intercepted by Jets cornerback Arthur Maulet.

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