NFL The Best New York Jets of All Time  

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This is a list of the best New York Jets of all time. Originally called the Titans, the New York Jets took part in two of the AFL's biggest moments before the merger of the two leagues in 1970. First, the Jets were able to lure one of the best players in franchise history to them in 1965. Joe Namath is still considered one of the best Jets ever nearly 50 years after he took his first snaps as quarterback. Namath was part of one of the most memorable moments in Jets and NFL history when he guaranteed that the underdog Jets would defeat the heavily favored Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III. After the Jets victory, though considered one of the worst teams to win a Super Bowl, Namath became known as Mr Jet and is considered one of the best Jets of all time.

Despite the team's continuous run of mediocrity (with a few playoff seasons sprinkled in over the years), the Jets have had a lot of talent on both sides of the ball. Curtis Martin, Darrelle Revis, Don Maynard and Mark Gastineau are all considered some of the best Jets ever. These players are either in the Pro Football Hall of Fame or are considered some of the best players at their positions. The Jets may only have one Super Bowl in its trophy case, but the top players in the team's history won a slew of individual honors to cement their status with in the NFL community.

This list of the best New York Jets of all time includes every player in the team's history. If there is a player missing from the list, please add him. Vote or rerank the list how you think the greatest Jets in history should be ranked.
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1
773 187
Curtis Martin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Running back

2
895 232
Joe Namath is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Quarterback

3
701 172
Darrelle Revis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Cornerback

4
530 136
Joe Klecko is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Defensive tackle, Lineman, Defensive end

5
504 116
Don Maynard is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Wide receiver

6
467 128
Nick Mangold is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Center

7
462 132
Mark Gastineau is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Defensive end, Defensive lineman

8
370 103
Al Toon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Wide receiver

9
304 127
Freeman McNeil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Running back

10
446 127
Wayne Chrebet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Wide receiver

11
320 93
Wesley Walker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Wide receiver

12
327 84
Kevin Mawae is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Offensive Lineman, Center

13
276 94
Matt Snell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Running back

14
288 140
Vinny Testaverde is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Quarterback

15
340 101
D'Brickashaw Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time

16
277 114
Chad Pennington is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
AlexPutnam added Quarterback

17
273 91
Emerson Boozer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Running back

18
214 87
Mo Lewis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Linebacker

19
215 126
Ken O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Quarterback

20
247 85
Marty Lyons is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

21
153 55
David Harris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
slaft added Linebacker

22
112 54
Winston Hill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
slaft added Tackle

23
102 33
Dennis Byrd is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
-1456082551498 added Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Tackle

24
221 82
John Abraham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
Outside Linebacker

25
151 52
LaDainian Tomlinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Jets of All Time
CMCSS03 added Running back