New York Jets
New York Jets 2021: News, Schedule, Roster, Score, Injury Report
The New York Jets are a professional football franchise and are one of 3 teams based in the New York-New Jersey region. The Jets feature in the AFC East alongside the New England Patriots, Buffalo Bills, and Miami Dolphins.
They joined the AFL in the year 1959 as 'The Titans of New York'. Later, in their 4th professional season, the franchise changed their name to the New York Jets. In these 4 seasons, the franchise played at the Polo Grounds.
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The iconic stadium is what they have in common with storied New York City sporting teams. The Polo Grounds have served as a home stadium for baseball sides New York Giants, New York Yankees, New York Mets, and NFL franchise New York Giants.
Subsequently, they shifted base to the Shea Stadium for 19 seasons. In 1968, the New York Jets finished with a victorious season only for the 2nd time in their history. Their maiden divisional win translated into a Super Bowl triumph.
In the 70s, the Jets were starved for success. They finished their division in third or lower in 9 of the 10 NFL seasons.
During this time they made a series of draft picks that propelled them to the Conference Championship in 1982. The defensive quartet came to be known as ‘The New York Sack Exchange'. In the 2002 NFL season, the New York Jets became the only team to deny a first-choice and fit Tom Brady a divisional title.
They finished 3rd in the AFC East in the 2019 NFL season. With quarterback Sam Darnold and Head Coach Adam Gase. However, the franchise failed to improve on their 2019 7-9 record by finishing 4th in the 2020 season.
The New York Jets slumped out of qualification early on as they finished 2-14 which was their worst record since their 1996 campaign in which they went 1-15. The Jets became the first team to be eliminated from playoff contention after a week 11 loss dropped them to 0-10.
Christopher Johnson serves as a co-owner of the New York Jets. He took over from his brother Woody Johnson ahead of the 2017 NFL season. This was because the original owner Woody Johnson began serving as the U.S. Ambassador to the U.K.
Initially, when Woody Johnson took over as the franchise CEO ahead of the NFL season, he paid $635 million for the team. At the time it was the third-highest price paid for a sports team in 'The Big Apple.'
New York Jets Achievements
The New York Jets have lived in the shadow of the New York Giants for a long time. Also, they have spent innumerable years in a division with Tom Brady, and success has been hard to come for the franchise.
The Jets have claimed one Super Bowl title. They are one of three teams to win the season-ending clash on their only appearance. Furthermore, the New York Jets have won their conference title just once and have a 20% record in the AFC deciders.
'Gang Green' has won their division four times. Also, the franchise has made it to the playoffs on 14 occasions. Their latest post-season appearance came in the 2010 NFL season, where they fell to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC championship game.
Joe Namath claimed two AFL MVP awards, but the franchise is yet to produce an NFL MVP winner in all its time in the league.
New York Jets Logo
The New York Jets has had many logos during their time as a professional football franchise. Initially, they went by the name 'The Titans of New York'. This logo featured a football player on the right with the team name on the left.
When the franchise rebranded in 1963, their logo was a green jet with the word 'Jet' written on it in white. The version lasted only for a single season before the designers switched things around once more.
Now, the logo was in the shape of a football. It featured the letters 'NY' in white with a green border. The word 'Jets' was before it in green color. A second football was within the logo.
Three seasons later, the New York Jets reversed the color scheme. This time the word 'Jets' was in white with the remainder of the logo given a green color with a white outline. Ahead of the 1970 NFL season, the Jets darkened the green shade of their existing logo. They played with it on their jerseys for a large portion of the 1970s.
In 1978, New York went for a simple logo with the word 'Jets' lying over a football. This logo stayed for 19 seasons before they switched things around ahead of the turn of the millennium. The logo was a rehash of their crest from the 1970s, with the only difference being the shape of the football.
The New York Jets' current logo has elements of all their logos from the past. It features a green football with the franchise name written in white font. The football beneath the name is also in white.
New York Jets 2021 Sponsors
The New-Jersey based franchise announced an integrated multi-year deal with MGM Resorts including Jets 260 Production Studio Entitlement and play-along predictive game ‘I Called It’. The main aim is to promote the global entertainment company’s best in class casino resorts as well as Play MGM’s online gaming platforms and mobile apps to millions of fans. Additionally, the Jets also have a deal with 888.com.
The New York Jets announced Bethpage Federal Credit Union as the teams’ official credit union partner. Furthermore, Select Home Warranty also came in as a proud sponsor of the Jets.
New York Jets 2021 Roster Foundation
This roster comprises three quarterbacks, two running backs, seven wide receivers, five tight ends, nine offensive linemen, six defensive linemen, seven linebackers, ten defensive backs, and three special teams players.
|Quarterback||14. Sam Darnold|
5. Joe Flacco
4. James Morgan
|Running backs||36. Josh Adams|
25. Ty Johnson
|Wide receivers||10. Braxton Berrios|
86. Lawrence Cager
82. Jamison Crowder
11. Denzel Mims
19. Breshad Perriman
16. Jeff Smith
17. Vyncint Smith
|Tight ends||87. Daniel Brown|
84. Ryan Griffin
89. Chris Herndon
43. Ross Travis
85. Trevon Wesco
|Offensive linemen||77. Mekhi Becton|
72. Cameron Clark
75. Chuma Edoga
67. Pat Elflein
76. George Fant
69. Conor McDermott
60. Conor McGovern
61. James Murray
62. Greg Van Roten
|Defensive linemen||96. Henry Anderson|
70 Trevon Coley
94. Folorunso Fatukasi
91. John Franklin-Myers
97. Nathan Shepard
79. Tanzel Smart
|Linebackers||93. Tarell Basham|
54. Sharif Finch
58. Bryce Hager
46. Neville Hewitt
47. Bryce Huff
50. Frankie Luvu
92. Jabari Zuniga
|Defensive backs||31. Blessuan Austin|
27. Corey Ballentine
26. Elijah Campbell
41. Matthias Farley
40. Javelin Guidry
37. Bryce Hall
49. J.T Hassell
38. Lamar Jackson
23. Arthur Maulet
20. Marcus Maye
|Special backs||42. Thomas Hennessy|
7. Braden Mann
3. Chase McLaughlin
The New York Jets Foundation looks to positively influence the lives of young men and women in the tri-state area by supporting youth football, preventing bullying, and promoting social justice. Additionally, the Jets supports the efforts of the Lupus Research Alliance, numerous established charitable organizations, and causes sponsored by the NFL.
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Not to mention, the Jets fund creates thousands of flag football opportunities for children ages 5-18 to enjoy America’s favorite sport. Not to mention, in 2001, the New York Jets formed a community partnership with the Public Schools Athletic League to provide support to New York City Public schools football programs.
Achievements and History
|Owner||Woody and Christopher Johnson|
|Head Coach||Adam Gase|
|Location||East Rutherford, New Jersey|
|Sponsors||Select Home Warranty, Avocados from Peru, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, 888.com, MGM Resorts International|
|Championships||League championships (1)|
AFL Championships (pre-1970 AFL-NFL merger) 
Super Bowl championships (1)
Conference championships (0)
Division championships (4)
AFL East: 1968, 1969
AFC East: 1998, 2002
|Official Website||New York Jets- www.newyorkjets.com|
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