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Jets veterans Bradley McDougald, Avery Williamson criticize Adam Gase's practices

Jets head coach Adam Gase looks on at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center on Aug. 23 in Florham Park, N.J. Credit: Getty Images/Mike Stobe

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – The Jets apparently aren’t only slow and sluggish in games. They’re like that in practice, too.

That’s what two veteran defensive players said after the Jets’ 31-13 loss to the 49ers on Sunday, leading to Adam Gase having to defend how he runs his practices.

"Everybody has a different feel of how practice goes," Gase said on a Zoom call on Wednesday. "If that’s the feeling that they have, we have a chance to really ramp it up and make sure that we’re doing what we need to do in individual [drills] and pick up the tempo.