The New York Jets are not having a good season.
The team's abysmal 2019 came to a head on Sunday with a 26-18 loss to the Miami Dolphins, a team that previously had not won a game all year. After the game, which dropped New York to 1-7 on the season, head coach Adam Gase didn't mince his words when discussing the team's issues and shortcomings.
"We're 1-7," Gase said. "I feel like crap. You don't put in all this time and effort to come out here and lose."
Many issues have arisen during Gase's first year at the helm, not the least of which was his starting quarterback, Sam Darnold, contracting mono and being forced to sit out five games. The team then lost backup quarterback Trevor Siemian to a brutal leg injury during the second quarter of his first start in Darnold's absence.
Even with Darnold now back to full health, the offense is still a problem for the Jets. The team has scored fewer than 19 points in all but one game so far this season.
New York's defense also gave up 26 points to a Dolphins team that had only scored 20 or more points twice in 2019.
"You've got to play well," Gase continued during his postgame press conference. "You can't have penalties. You can't have missed opportunities."
When asked if he was embarrassed by the loss, Gase shook his head while saying, "This is the NFL. You can't be embarrassed by this s---."
The Jets' lone victory this season came against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 6 after a controversial finish that included six flagged plays in a row.