Turns out Jets corners vs. Big Ben was a mismatch

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Coming into Sunday’s game, a account was all about how a Jets’ terrible cornerbacks would get torched by Ben Roethlisberger — a league’s misfortune corners opposite a hottest quarterback. But it was those same corners who helped Gang Green douse a Steelers in a 20-13 win during MetLife Stadium.

“That’s any week, man; that’s any week. It’s us opposite a world, and that’s a proceed we proceed it,’’ pronounced reserve Antonio Allen. “We’re all we’ve got.’’

And they were enough, undrafted rookie Marcus Williams out of North Dakota State and unheralded journeyman Phillip Adams — on his fourth group in 5 years — surpassing all expectations solely maybe their own.

“[The mentality] was that it’s going to be a challenge,” Williams said. “Everyone [in] a behind finish stepped up. If we have a challenge, we wish to go out there and make a many of it. We adore when people are opposite us, since it builds us up. We wish to go out there and uncover what we can do.’’

They showed Big Ben that they can play, good adequate to desire a question: Where was this all season?

The Jets had authorised an NFL-worst 24 touchdown passes, and Roethlisberger had thrown 6 in any of his before dual games. So of march Williams and Adams — along with backup reserve Jaiquawn Jarrett, a star of a diversion — kept Pittsburgh out of a finish section until Martavis Bryant’s 80-yarder TD with 1:16 left.

“That 80-yarder was a small upsetting to be honest with you. But those dual guys competed their tails off, they unequivocally did,” Rex Ryan said. “They showed it on a use field. … Those dual kids worked. … [Nickel back] Kyle [Wilson’s] doing a good pursuit over there. It finally paid off for us.’’

With a Steelers on a Jets’ 10-yard line in a second quarter, it was Williams who pennyless adult a pass dictated for Bryant, and Jarrett done a diving interception before it strike a turf. And after Pittsburgh gathering to a Jets’ 9 in a fourth, Williams pennyless adult a pass for Brown.

Allen pronounced “there’s certain tells in opposite formations where we know he’s eyeing Antonio Brown, or [Bryant]. Certain formations we knew it was going to go to those guys.”

And Darrin Walls, who was inactive, pronounced fasten showed Roethlisberger would give them chances to make plays on a round — they only had to money in.

“It felt good since for a past dual weeks, these guys have been a series one offense, and Ben has been personification great, and Antonio Brown has been as well,’’ Williams said. “To go out there and enclose those guys for all those plays, it felt great. This is what we needed, and what we knew we could do.’’

For his part, Roethlisberger pronounced he was softly astounded by some of a Jets’ coverages though not by their corners’ performances.

“No, they’re veteran athletes,’’ Roethlisberger said. “They played some defenses we suspicion we’d see, and they played some defenses we hadn’t seen before. Give them a lot of credit. They played well.’’

Walls combined “Big Ben and their offense has been on a roll, 12 touchdowns in dual games is unheard of. But we weren’t apropos partial of that statistic.”

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