To Separate Themselves From The Rest, New York Jets Must Stay Focused

November 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the NFL, good teams win around 10-11 games. They do just enough to win the games needed to make the playoffs. Where they go from there is anyone's guess. The great teams win around 12-13 games and if really elite, 14 or more is possible.
The Jets have thought of themselves as being not good or even great, but elite. Their coach has predicted a Super Bowl win ever since his initial press conference. The Jets nearly did that last season and this season, it's Super Bowl or bust. All the right personnel is in place and the Jets talked more than any team in preseason.
After a disappointing opening week, losing to Baltimore by a point at home on national television, the Jets won their next five games. Some in dominating fashion, like over the Patriots and Bills, and some not great but good enough.
The team was flying high after their come-from-behind win over Denver in Week 6 to claim the best record in football. It seemed as if nothing could stop them and that they'd ...

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