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Power Rankings: Jets Start Fresh

Chris Simms: Jets Have Best Roster in NFL


Bleacher Report *Chris Simms, NFL Lead Analyst *
Jets No. 7
You're looking at a team with the best roster in football. There, I've said it. The Jets D-line is the best in football. Their secondary is up there, too. Their receiving corps is loaded again. Ryan Fitzpatrick doesn't need to do much more than dump the ball off and let his supporting cast work. The running game will look a little different with Matt Forte. He's more of a pass-catcher and speed back than Chris Ivory was. If that transition is seamless, the Jets won't face many more questions.
Jets No. 10
The Jets' first six games this season are against teams that finished .500 or better in 2015, and four of them are on the road. The Jets played nine games against teams that finished under .500 last season, tied for fourth-most in the NFL, and went 7-2 in those games.

Sports Illustrated
*Chris Burke
*Jets No. 10
It's like an episode of "American Ninja Warrior" watching running backs traversing the Jets' Muhammed Wilkerson-led defensive front. The Patriots plus a brutal first six weeks will conspire against the Jets, but they're the best AFC team that no one is really talking about.

Yahoo Sports
*Frank Schwab
*Jets No. 13
I don't think anyone knows quite yet how rookie linebacker Darron Lee will be used early in the season, but I assume he'll play a lot. He looked pretty good in the preseason. He'll be a playmaker for the defense right away.
*Elliot Harrison, NFL Media Analyst
*Jets No. 14
Much ado regarding Ryan Fitzpatrick's return and getting Mo Wilkerson under contract. The underlying area of concern, consideration or plain wonderin' is how the secondary will shake out. Darrelle Revis was better than people realized last year. He simply didn't play up to his ridiculous standard. What about Buster Skrine and Marcus Williams? Can they keep the slot receivers and WR2s in check any more than Antonio Cromartie and Dee MillinerTom Brady, a more experienced Tyrod Taylor and an Adam Gase-coached Ryan Tannehill are all in the AFC East. Can't wait to see what 2016 holds for the division -- and Gang Green, in particular.

USA Today
Jets No. 14
Gang Green averted disaster by finding ways to keep QB Ryan Fitzpatrick and DE Muhammad Wilkerson in the fold. OT Ryan Clady is being counted on to hold down the left side after missing almost two full seasons in the last three years.

Fox Sports
Cameron DaSilva
Jets No. 20
Ryan Fitzpatrick is back after winning ten games with the Jets a year ago.

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