The team that held a news seminar with more than 80 media-credentialed reporters for the arrival with their backup quarterback in 03? The one that green-lit ESPN coming down for a complete week of training camp in August? The team that Fireman Education — the franchise's informal team mascot — deserted via an op-ed in a New York City paper after Week 12? These Jets? Very well, don't seem now, yet they're at present winners of two direct games, three out with their past four, and are — somehow — just one game out of the congested AFC playoff picture. Because Mark Sanchez said, with little irony in his sculpt on Saturday, the Aircraft have " caught fire. ” I am aware, I've been the biggest " Aircraft hater” every season. I believed they should include " J-E-T-S — Merely Ended the Season” last July. But looking at the next three several weeks, I may have to change my personal tune. Certainly, folks, the Jets is actually a playoff group. This year.
Hence the past two wins don't have been accurately aesthetically pleasing. A 7-6 make an impression on the Ryan Lindley-led Arizona Cardinals by which Mark Sanchez threw 3 first-half interceptions wasn't a single for the highlight fishing reel. Sunday's 17-10 win over the hapless Jaguars wasn't pretty, either. The Jags had been down to their particular third- and fourth-string running backs, their most dangerous extensive receiver was out for the overall game and Jacksonville was merely 2-10 going into the contest. But it will not matter inside the win and loss columns.
Does the reality the Jets have defeated only one staff — the 9-4 Indiana Colts — with a earning record this season take anything away from their 6-7 record? No . Carry out unsightly quarterback play, questionable play-calling and an overall appearanc