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Jets O-line holding up its end of the bargain

Matt Slauson and Tim Tebow during the preseason

Under fire throughout for its poor performance last season, the New York Jets offensive line started the 2012 campaign off with a bang.

While the main focus of the Jets opening day success was the revitalization of the offense, the real unsung heroes of the win against Buffalo were the men along Gang Green's offensive line. The brightest star of Mark Sanchez's protection unit was Austin Howard, who since replacing Wayne Hunter at right tackle, has transitioned to his new role as a starter flawlessly. Howard was given the... Recommended Stories