After the lockout put the 2011 NFL season in jeopardy, football is finally here. The preseason has begun with more excitement than ever before and now all of us can enjoy watching the game without having to hear about collective bargaining agreements, revenue sharing or rookie wage scales.
Now it is all about getting on the field and playing football. Teams like the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots have revamped their rosters, making each team the favorite to reach the Super Bowl from their respective conference.
Coming off a second consecutive AFC Championship game appearance, however, the New York Jets still feel that they are a serious Super Bowl contender in 2011. New York has added players like Plaxico Burress, Muhammad Wilkerson and Kenrick Ellis to a roster that already includes the likes of Darrelle Revis, Santonio Holmes, Antonio Cromartie, LaDainian Tomlinson and David Harris.
The roster is certainly talented enough to win the AFC East and maybe even win the Lombardi Trophy. Here is how each regular-season game for the Jets is projecting to shake out.