Since the New York Jets moved into MetLife Stadium, the franchise has been doing a good job connecting with its past it it seeks to establish its own identity in the stadium shared with the New York Giants.
The most notable addition to the Jets' community has been the establishment of the Jets Ring of Honor and the induction of ten former Jets to the ring.
One great thing about the current regime is that the team always does a good job of bringing back stars from the past.
Even Mark Gastineau has made appearances at games after years of a frosty relationship with the club and its fans.
However, what ever became of the players who haven't been around as much?
Hundreds of Jets passed through the team's roster throughout the franchise's existence and this slideshow catches up with some of the players who populated the roster in the 1980s.
The list includes 15 players, from Pro Bowlers straight on down to obscure special teams talents.