As the 2011 NFL season is drawing closer, each team has optimism. For the New York Jets, fans are eagerly awaiting the year the Jets break through and lift the Lombardi Trophy. The Jets have been close to the Super Bowl, but, like all naive Jets fans, I believe this is the year.
The New York Jets have had recent success that has rejuvenated the fan base. After Rex Ryan was hired as head coach in 2009, he brought a bravado and arrogance the Jets have never seen. While he may be controversial, he believes in his team and has predicted a Super Bowl or two in his coaching tenure.
The Jets are searching for their first Super Bowl since 1969, and the fans are optimistic that the next Super Bowl victory is on the horizon. Jets fans have reasons to be optimistic about the future and the future may be now.
While this article may be optimistic, the Jets are one of the best teams in the AFC and will battle with the Patriots for the AFC East crown. The Jets start the season with only one goal in mind, and that is to win the Super Bowl.
Here are five reasons the Jets have a chance to lift the Lombardi Trophy at the end of this season.