Jets will try snapping September losing streak against AFC North opponents

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It has been a long time since the Jets celebrated a victory in September.

They beat the Lions 48-17 to open the 2018 season and Sam Darnold‘s career, but dropped their next three games that month. They lost all three September games that they played in 2019, 2020, and 2021, so they carry a 12-game losing streak in the month into this season.

On Thursday night, they found out that snapping the skid will take a win against an AFC North opponent. They open the season at home against the Ravens then travel to Cleveland before returning home to face the defending AFC champion Bengals.

The Ravens will be looking to get off on the right foot after a late losing streak cost them a playoff spot last year and the big question in Week 2 will be whether Deshaun Watson is playing quarterback for the Browns. If he’s suspended, the Jets will likely see Jacoby Brissett before their tight end C.J. Uzomah faces his old mates in Week 3.

Another winless start would extend the September losing streak to 15 games and put the Jets on track for another disappointing season.

7 responses to “Jets will try snapping September losing streak against AFC North opponents

  1. The Jets really improved themselves and are going to be a winning team this year. I expect they will beat the Browns and Ravens. The Bengals lost to a bad Jets team last year. They will be looking to correct that.

  2. Being a life long jets fan has not been a walk in the park. I have to say I am very excited for this season to start. I hope the defense is as good on the field as it looks on paper.

  3. opening up against the Ravens, Browns and Bengals. Tough assignment. Looks like the streak will continue.

  4. The Jets fans are delusional. I can’t even name a good player on their defense. Who was their best LB last year, for example? Who even plays at Safety? Is Maye still there?

    So strange seeing them hyped when you look at how far advanced NE’s rebuild is with a far better QB, coaches, OL, RBs, WRs, TEs, Defense and Special Teams.

  5. ^ Ah, NE defense, the one that suffered a late season collapse and was humiliated in the playoffs? The defense that was 1-4 in it’s last 5 games, giving up an average of 30 points a game. A defense that saw it’s best player leave this year? That defense? I don’t think NE fans have any business castigating other team’s defenses.

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