The New York Jets are one of the 32 professional American football teams that continue to play in the NFL. Learn all about the franchise with the information provided on this dedicated team page that our experts have provided at BetStarWager.
When learning about the New York Jets for the first time, understanding where they play their home games could be a great start. They currently share a stadium with the New York Giants, thus playing their games at the MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands of East Rutherford, New Jersey.
The Jets currently play its football as a member of the AFC East, where they regularly compete with the Buffalo Bills, the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins. The New York Jets logo is a picture of the team’s name with an american football.
The team’s colors that can be found on the New York Jets jersey are typically white and green, with the colors alternating depending on whether the home or away strip is being worn.
The New York Jets were initially named as the Titans of New York when they were founded in 1959 and were an original member of the AFL before the league’s operations were merged with the NFL in 1970. The New York Jets name became the team’s name in 1963 under a new ownership, before they moved to a number of different stadiums until they decided to move to the Meadowlands and join the Giants at Giants Stadium in 1984 before the two teams switched to MetLife Stadium in 2010.
The New York Jets have managed to acquire a number of honors throughout their storied existence, with a handful of titles part of that history.
They first won the Super Bowl III in 1968 and became the first team from the AFL to beat an NFL team in the World Championship Game. Since 1968, they have appeared in the NFL playoffs a total of 13 times (prior to the 2021 NFL season) whilst they have appeared in the AFC Championship Game on four occasions.
Since 1968, though, the New York Jets have since failed to reach the Super Bowl and have never won an AFC Championship Game (one of four teams). Aside from the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns and as of the conclusion of the 2020 NFL season, the Jets are the team to have won a Super Bowl that is currently experiencing the longest drought.
New York Jets players and icons
There have been a number of New York Jets players to have become stalwarts of the game and have gone down in history amongst some of the best to have ever played the sport. Individuals such as Joe Namath, Curtis Martin, Don Maynard and LaDainian Tomlinson have all worn the New York Jets jersey in the past.
The current New York Jets roster features a number of exciting individuals and players, with many keeping an eye on quarterback Zach Wilson to see whether he will be a star in the future.
It could be argued that there will be some concern for sports bettors surrounding the New York Jets depth chart when placing a wager on the team, as it could be argued that it needs to be stronger for the team to be serious challengers.
Nonetheless, the team does have the potential to cause problems for other franchises, which is why so many continue to look at the Jets as an interesting proposition!