Why the New York Jets Will Be the Worst NFL Team of the Upcoming Decade

May 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL is full of teams that seem to be cursed, and the New York Jets are only one of them.
The Jets, ranked No. 8 on the list of cursed franchises, appear ready to experience some more bad luck during the 2010s.
The Jets of this past year have some very similar comparisons to the Detroit Lions of 10 years ago, the team that underachieved and paved the way to where the Lions are at right now.
- The Lions drafted Charlie Batch in the second round in 1998 as their new franchise quarterback to succeed the aging Scott Mitchell. The Jets drafted Mark Sanchez in 2009 to replace Brett Favre, who had "retired" before joining the Vikings.
- The Lions had an aging receiver in Herman Moore and two young, up-and-coming, and often underrated receivers in Germane Crowell and Johnnie Morton, both of whom achieved 1,000-yard receiving seasons. The Jets match that with their aging receiver Braylon Edwards paired with Jerricho Cotchery and Santonio Holm...

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