New York Jets

New York Jets


3 - 8
record
1434
ironrank

Standings Prediction

Will stay at #4
The Jets will hold their position in their division.
AFC
NFL #14/16
IronRank #14/16
AFC East
NFL #4/4
IronRank #4/4

Jets Schedule

2016-2017 Season
Date Opponent Prediction Result
Week 1
Sunday, Sep 11
Cincinnati Bengals vs Bengals WIN 22-23 LOSS
Week 2
Thursday, Sep 15
Buffalo Bills at Bills LOSS 31-37 WIN
Week 3
Sunday, Sep 25
Kansas City Chiefs at Chiefs LOSS 24-3 LOSS
Week 4
Sunday, Oct 2
Seattle Seahawks vs Seahawks LOSS 17-27 LOSS
Week 5
Sunday, Oct 9
Pittsburgh Steelers at Steelers LOSS 31-13 LOSS
Week 6
Monday, Oct 17
Arizona Cardinals at Cardinals LOSS 28-3 LOSS
Week 7
Sunday, Oct 23
Baltimore Ravens vs Ravens WIN 24-16 WIN
Week 8
Sunday, Oct 30
Cleveland Browns at Browns WIN 28-31 WIN
Week 9
Sunday, Nov 6
Miami Dolphins at Dolphins LOSS 27-23 LOSS
Week 10
Sunday, Nov 13
Los Angeles Rams vs Rams WIN 6-9 LOSS
Week 12
Sunday, Nov 27
New England Patriots vs Patriots LOSS 17-22 LOSS
Week 13
Monday, Dec 5
Indianapolis Colts vs Colts WIN
Week 14
Sunday, Dec 11
San Francisco 49ers at 49ers WIN
Week 15
Saturday, Dec 17
Miami Dolphins vs Dolphins WIN
Week 16
Saturday, Dec 24
New England Patriots at Patriots LOSS
Week 17
Sunday, Jan 1
Buffalo Bills vs Bills LOSS

Predicted Ranking for 2016-17 Season

#4
div. rank
#14
conf. rank
6-10-0
record

Jets OFFENSIVE STRENGTHS

How the Jets compare to the teams within their conference

passing

#12 Jets
5.9
AFC
6.4
Great passing by the Jets:
269 yds Nov 27, 2016 vs Patriots
285 yds Dec 27, 2015 vs Patriots
373 yds Dec 6, 2015 at Giants

rushing

#4 Jets
7.2
AFC
6.5
Great rushing by the Jets:
123 yds Sep 15, 2016 at Bills
122 yds Jan 3, 2016 at Bills
128 yds Nov 12, 2015 vs Bills

red zone performance

#16 Jets
4.9
AFC
6.6
Great red zone performance by the Jets:
100% Nov 27, 2016 vs Patriots
50% Oct 9, 2016 at Steelers
67% Dec 27, 2015 vs Patriots

scoring points

#14 Jets
5.9
AFC
7.0
High points scored by the Jets:
22 pts Sep 11, 2016 vs Bengals
26 pts Dec 27, 2015 vs Patriots
23 pts Dec 6, 2015 at Giants

Jets Stats

How the Jets compare to the teams within their conference
Passing Offense
224
yds/game
#25
of 32
Rushing Offense
111
yds/game
#12
of 32
Red Zone Efficiency
42
%
#34
of 32
Fumbles Caused
16
fum
#13
of 32
Interceptions
6
int
#27
of 32
Sacks
19
sacks
#31
of 32

Iron Rank Over Time

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History

The New York Jets are members of the NFL’s American Football Conference and were founded in 1959 as original members of the upstart American Football League. The franchise’s original owner was Harry Wismer, who had previously been a minority owner of both the Washington Redskins and Detroit Lions of the NFL.  

The club began play in 1960 at the Polo Grounds and were called the Titans of New York. In 1963, the team moved into the newly constructed Shea Stadium and changed their name to the New York Jets. The name was selected due to the abundance of air traffic which flew over Shea Stadium.

The club struggled on the field for much of its early existence; the Jets would not have their first winning season until 1967. However, the very next season, quarterback Joe Namath would lead the Jets to an upset win over the NFL’s Baltimore Colts in the Super Bowl. Namath famously guaranteed the Jets to win the game and then delivered on the field. The win by the Jets helped to solidify the AFL as a legitimate contender to the more established NFL. The two leagues would merge into one in 1970.

Namath’s career would become plagued with injury during the 1970’s and the Jets would struggle on the field. They would not qualify for the post season until 1981, when they made it to the AFC Championship game where they lost to the Dolphins.

In 1984, the club moved into Giants Stadium located in New Jersey, which it would share with the New York Giants. The franchise fell into mediocrity during the mid 1980’s; between 1986 and 1997, they made the playoffs on just two occasions. The slump included a 1996 season which saw the team win just one contest.

In 1997, the Jets hired head coach Bill Parcells, who won Super Bowls with the Giants in 1986 and again in 1990. In 1998, under his guidance, the club had their best season since the AFL/NFL merger, finishing with a 12 to 4 record. They made it to the AFC Championship game before losing to Denver.

During the 2000’s, the Jets had the most success in team history. They would qualify for the playoffs on five occasions and appear in the AFC Championship game in both 2009 and 2010. However, the club has yet to make an appearance in the Super Bowl since their 1968 upset victory.

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