You can’t play the sport of football in a half-baked fashion. You will likely either get hurt or cut.
So while many think the Jets are tanking this season, the Jets’ player think that speculation is nonsense. They intend on playing hard and trying to win every game they can.
Upon the opening of Jets camp today, several Jets player were asked about the media/fan perception they’re tanking this season, and all of them found that narrative foolish.
“You’ve really got to block out the noise,” said Jets inside linebacker Demario Davis.
And that is what the negativity is now, “noise.”
Nobody knows what kind of season the Jets will have, even the Nostradamus-types who make off-season predictions.
They could go 0-16 as one tabloid writer predicted, or they could surprise and challenge for a wildcard spot.
Nobody knows. Nobody!
We will find out soon enough.
So the best approach for the players is the one running back Matt Forte is taking.
“It’s real easy – I don’t listen to [the doomsayers],” Forte said.
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