10/26/2014 05:52 pm ET Updated Oct 27, 2014

6 Ugly Facts About The Jets' Ugly 6-Turnover Debacle

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To say that these 2014 New York Jets are the "same old Jets" might actually be doing a disservice to the other lackluster teams in the franchise's history.

In a season that has already included a humiliating shutout, a heartbreaking defeat decided by a blocked field goal in the closing seconds and a come-from-ahead loss in which a game-tying touchdown was negated by a phantom timeout, these Jets found yet another way to fail dramatically in a 43-23 loss to the Buffalo Bills at home on Sunday: The team had two quarterbacks combine for a staggering six turnovers.

For those who missed the meltdown or wisely averted their eyes, here are six ugly facts about the Jets' turnover-filled performance:

  1. Jets starting quarterback Geno Smith threw three interceptions in the first quarter.
  2. Smith was benched during the first quarter, having completed three passes to Bills players and just two to Jets players.
  3. Jets back-up quarterback Michael Vick threw an interception and lost two fumbles over the next three quarters.
  4. The Jets are the first team to have two quarterbacks with three turnovers apiece in the same game since the 1991 Cardinals, according to Elias Sports.
  5. The Jets became one of just seven teams to accomplish that feat in NFL history, according to ESPN.
  6. Seven of the NFL's 32 teams had committed fewer than six turnovers all season entering Week 8, according to