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September 3, 2012
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I think they look worse than they did last winter, when they lost their last three games by an average of 14 points. Mark Sanchez is having accuracy issues again, and his receivers aren't helping. (I mean you, Stephen Hill.) Now tight end Dustin Keller has an ouchy right hamstring. And I do not see how they keep right tackle Wayne Hunter. His nonblock allowed Tim Tebow to get sacked in the fourth quarter against Carolina. Hunter's not an NFL-caliber player.... Read more of King's Things I Think I Think at SI.com