The New York Jets' schedule is hardly what you call a great challenge—even for a dysfunctional team—but then again, it's not exactly that easy either.
Playing teams like the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, and San Francisco 49ers will be tough, but otherwise, there are other opponents that will define their season.
The Jets have the AFC South in its entirety, the San Diego Chargers, the remainder of the AFC East, and the rest of the NFC West to deal with. If anything, they will break .500 easily.
But which games will they win and which will they lose? Which offense will work for which game? And will the Jets make the playoffs at all?
Let this slideshow guide the reader on a hypothetical 2012 season.