Holmes, Jets ready for takeoff vs. Pats

Gang's wideouts think they can do damage against an un-Belichick-like pass defense

Updated: December 4, 2010, 5:37 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Santonio Holmes didn't want to say anything derogatory about the New England Patriots' young secondary, but his politically correct nonanswer said plenty -- and it wasn't flattering.

"If I could speak my mind, I would," he said Thursday. "But just off the strength of me being a professional, I don't worry about those guys."

Translation: The New York Jets believe they can do some serious damage against a New England pass defense that is uncommonly poor. The Patriots ...

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