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“I don’t know,” Sanchez said, smiling. “We’ll see. That would be a great changeup for us, so who knows?”

The Jets went to the no-huddle with 8:13 left in the game on a drive that resulted in a punt _ a key play in the game. Steve Weatherford booted the ball to the Lions 7 and the Jets held Detroit to a three-and-out.

Six plays and 1 minute, 40 seconds later, the Jets were within three at 20-17.

“Talk about a fast-break, people use the analogy of a point guard,” Sanchez said. “That’s the ultimate fast-break situation where you’re playing so fast, you’re just reacting to things and the defense is in their tendencies.”

After another three-and-out by the Lions, who helped the Jets by throwing on third down, it was back to the hurry-up. It took just another 1:40 for New York to get the tying field goal as regulation time expired.

Mark likes to go fast,” offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer said. “He likes to have a tempo to him. It just kind of puts him at ease. I think that’s one of the things that you’ve seen is that he gets people moving and gets very comfortable and confident knowing that, ‘Hey, I’m dictating the tempo of the game, and they’re going to have to adjust to me.’”

Feeling so good about what they just accomplished, Sanchez appealed to Ryan to start overtime in the two-minute offense. Ryan signed off on it, and the Jets walked off the field with a victory a few minutes later.

“It worked in that situation,” Sanchez said. “It was something we absolutely needed. Whether we start a game off with it or not, or we just use it in the crunch time when we need it, that’s fine.”

Schottenheimer acknowledged that the Jets could use it more often.

“It’s always in our hip pocket,” he said. “We talk about it every week.”

Notes: LG Matt Slauson (knee) returned to practice, but DB Marquice Cole (hamstring) was on the stationary bike. “It doesn’t look good for this week for Marquice,” Ryan said, basically ruling him out against Cleveland.