Still somehow, with a 4-3 record, the Jets are right in the thick of the AFC playoff race.
The Jets' two-game winning streak is an optimistic sight, but dramatic changes will still need to be made if the Jets plan to be playing football in January.
Mark Sanchez is going to need to continue improving—and faster for the sake of Jets fans everywhere. His numbers are far better than people will give him credit for; still there needs to be some better play from the third-year quarterback.
The run defense needs to step up as well, allowing more rushing yards than ever under coach Rex Ryan and an NFL-leading nine rushing touchdowns.
Luckily, the Jets have a week to gather themselves and prepare for the toughest part of their 2011 schedule yet.
While they do that, let’s look at the Jets’ midseason award winners.