New York Jets defeat San Diego Chargers, 17-14

SAN DIEGO - It was a textbook playbook.

It followed the formula of what Rex Ryan calls Jets football, a masterpiece of a defensive game plan - executed with brute artistry - that made it possible for the offense to play its old-school game and eventually put the game away.

Ryan and defensive coordinator Mike Pettine emptied the playbook and shut down one of the league's most explosive offenses by confusing Philip Rivers yesterday. They took the Chargers out of their com...