New York Jets Jump Way Up Power Rankings

September 24, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

So the Jets have made huge jumps in many NFL power rankings.  Don’t get carried away Jets fans.  This is not a repeat of 2009.  The regression toward the mean will happen soon enough.  This team is a couple of penalty plays from being 0-3. 
Tampa Bay gave away a win on opening day with Lavonte David’s boneheaded shove of Geno Smith that set up the game-winning field goal for the Jets, and the Jets were lucky to survive the Bills after committing 20 penalties.  My favorite part is New York media conveniently downplaying Smith’s turnovers.  He’s on pace to overtake Mark Sanchez from last year at this rate. 
But that’s not how you sell hope.
Jet’s media coverage and fans will keep telling themselves that Smith is the answer, the next Russell Wilson or Andrew Luck.  Until around about the time the Jets have to play the Falcons, Bengals and Saints.  You know, teams that can actually put poin...

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