How Calvin Pace’s Suspension Affects the Jets


Published: July 8, 2009

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His absence leaves the Jets with a big playmaking void to fill as Pace recorded seven sacks last year, a team-high five forced fumbles, and tied for the NFL lead with four recoveries.'s Eric Allen thinks second-year linebacker Vernon Gholston has the ability to fill Pace’s shoes.

The sixth pick in the 2008 Draft has been putting in hard work this offseason, his sophomore season, to assure he can move his way up the depth chart.

If his pass-rushing skills that made him a star at Ohio State can translate to the NFL, with 14 sacks in his last year and 22.5 career sacks, the void felt by losing Pace will not be as bad before week five.

If talks of the Jets' signing Willie McGinest die ...

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