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The 2011 schedule will help the Jets prove themselves as the best team in football. They start off against the on again, off again Cowboys, and Rex will surely have his boys primed for action playing against his brother Rob. The next two weeks have the Boys in Green playing the rag-tag Jaguars and constantly under-performing Oakland Raiders. Their first true test does not come until Week 4 in Baltimore, but the team should have fully hit their stride by then.
Week 5 sends the Jets up to Foxborough to play their favorite team, the New England Patriots. Although this is always a tough game, they are able to get their trip to Gillette Stadium out of the way in early October, and the Pats have to travel to the Meadowlands later in the season, meaning the Jets have the upper hand with their divisional rival.
The Jets then play the Dolphins and the Chargers at home before a bye in Week 8. These are two games that the Jets should win, even though the Chargers will be a challenge, and allow them to go into their bye with a lot of confidence.
Week 9 will see the Jets head up to Buffalo, followed by their home game with the Patriots. After the Pats, New York sees the Bills, Redskins and Broncos for the next three weeks. With all of these games looking like wins in the preseason, it will allow the team to get some rest and recuperation before the end of the season and playoffs.
The season then ends with games against the Eagles, Giants and Dolphins. With this schedule, the Jets can convey their power and dominance as the best team in the NFL.