FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Mekhi Becton pushed 49ers defensive end Kerry Hyder to the ground, and then screamed to the Jets’ sideline for them to run behind him.
Adam Gase probably should listen.
"He always says that," Gase said. "He says it every time he comes off the field to me: Keep running to the left."
Becton, the No. 11 pick out of Louisville, has been one of the few Jets bright spots. The 6-7, 370-pound rookie left tackle has consistently won his matchup through his first two games.
The Jets average just 3.5 yards per run – fourth-worst in the NFL – and their rushing yards per game (78.