Will the Jets be the big surprise this year in the NFL?

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 | Posted by Scratch

The Jets have won 14 combined games over the past three years, finishing in the cellar of the AFC East in each of those campaigns, an article posted on ESPN states. Stretching back further, since last making the playoffs in 2010, the Jets have just one season in eight with better than a .500 record, the article stated.

However, things are dramatically different for the Jets. For one, they got Le’Veon Bell to tote the pigskin. But, that was only the beginning of the changes.

The Jets overhauled the coaching staff, bringing in coach Adam Gase and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. Gang Green also added the likes of Le'Veon Bell, Mosley, and Jamison Crowder in free agency, and snagged mammoth DT Quinnen Williams in the first round of the draft. The most vital part of the equation is quarterback Sam Darnold making a leap in Year 2.

If you ask me, wondering if Sam Darnold will be a leap in Year 2, means you must make a similar leap of faith right now. I don’t see it happening. Plus, is Le’Veon going to be both motivated and in ideal playing shape—not from lack of exercise, but from simply rust.

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