Jets DC Williams' cryptic remark adds to tension

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The tension is building within the New York Jets‘ organization.

On Friday, defensive coordinator Gregg Williams took a veiled shot at coach Adam Gase’s offense, suggesting the defensive struggles aren’t entirely the fault of the defense.

The 0-5 Jets, who face the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, are allowing 32.2 points per game, worse than every team except the Dallas Cowboys.

“It’s not a very good number — and a lot of it’s not all defensively,” Williams said after Friday’s practice. “It’s points on the board and we’ve got to do a good job of that, and how you do that is make them kick more field goals, got to do a better job in field-position-type things.

“As you see, the scoring is up in the league, but it still makes me sick,” he said.

Seven words hung in the air: “A lot of it’s not all defensively.” When asked what he meant by that, Williams turned cryptic.

“You’d have to figure it out,” he said, ending his video call with reporters.

The embattled Gase wasn’t available to comment, as he already had spoken to reporters.

Williams probably was referring to the fact that

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