The New York Jets have been struggling with all kinds of things since the start of the season and the team is still winless after five games. With a very tough schedule in sight, a 0-16 record at the end of the season is a very real possibility.
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One of the best chances for the New York side to avoid this affront will be in their next game, the first of two duels against the Miami Dolphins this year.
“When you lose, the week is long,” said head coach Adam Gase on Saturday, whose comments were reported by the New York Post. It’s long and it’s painful, especially when you think about the effort and time invested since the offseason. ”
If they fail against the Florida roster, the Jets could find the time long, as they will face the Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots, in order, before d ‘get their week off.
In addition, Gase’s troops will have to make do without the services of starting quarterback Sam Darnold for a second consecutive game. The 23-year-old was injured in a 37-28 loss to the Denver Broncos on 1er October.
“You have to constantly talk to the players, whether it’s during practices, team meetings or at different units,” added Gase. You just have to remind them, “Hey, this is a way we can turn the situation around. This is a way we can improve ourselves. Here’s what we can do to improve our team in such a way. side of the ball. ” It’s definitely a conversation we’ve had in recent weeks. ”
Since the NFL established a 16-game season in 1978, two teams have achieved this feat of mediocrity, the Detroit Lions, in 2008, and the Cleveland Browns, in 2017. The Atlanta Falcons, who won Sacked their head coach and general manager last Sunday, and the New York Giants also started the season with five straight losses, although there is more hope for both sides.