2010 NFL Season Predictions: The Color(s) Purple

August 30, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For all the accolades and attention the Jets have gotten over the offseason, there is still one important statistic they must overcome...expectation.
Remember when Gang Green stood 8-3 with Brett Favre as their quarterback two years ago? Yeah, Jets fans would probably like to forget about that. The last time the Jets reached (and lost) the AFC Championship game was in 1998, and the next year, injuries and a slow start squashed any Super Bowl aspirations, and Bill Parcells left the sideline.


The Patriots are hard to figure. In 2008, they missed the playoffs with an 11-5 record, yet last year clinched their division with a 10-6 record. In the tough AFC, winning your division may be the only sure way to get a postseason berth. And the Patriots have maintained the status quo during the offseason with nothing done to better it.

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