Red Zone Report

Green and White Report will review the Jets red zone efficiency and reveal what worked and what didn't work during the past week's game.

The New York Jets held claim to the NFL's second-best red zone scoring offense last season converting just over 65 percent of red zone trips into touchdowns.

This week it's been reported that the coaching staff has developed a red zone package tailored specifically for Tim Tebow.

With wide receiver Plaxico Burress expected to sign elsewhere this offseason, the Jets will likely be missing a deadly end zone target for quarterback Mark Sanchez. Offensive coordinator Tony Sparano is taking to the ground game looking to fill the void left by Burress' probable departure.

Tebow's 12 career rushing touchdowns make New York's Wildcat quarterback a true jack-of-all trades. The possibilities are endless for Sparano's offensive unit with veteran Shonn Green and rookie Terrance Ganaway superb short yardage backs in their own right.

Gang Green's new red zone approach will be in stark contrast to its pass-happy schemes employed by former offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer. New York is carving out specialized roles for Tebow to add a dynamic element to an offense that sputtered down the stretch last year.

For the Jets to be successful they'll have to find a healthy balance of Tebow and Sanchez in order to keep their offense in sync and defenses on their heels.

Sparano will have plenty of weapons at his disposal, but keeping everyone on the same page in a newly installed offense is no easy task.


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