The New York Jets are trying to get their franchise back on track, and they have a model franchise in their own division to look up to.
While the Jets have struggled often, especially recently, the New England Patriots have run through the AFC East. New York, however, has a promising young quarterback in Sam Darnold and just signed star running back Le’Veon Bell. In many senses, things are trending in the right direction for the Jets.
But how close are they to catching the Pats? In the eyes of one New York player, not that close.
Veteran left guard Kelechi Osemele, who was traded to the Jets earlier this offseason, admitted they aren’t that close.
“We’re just getting started,” Osemele told reporters, via The New York Daily News. “I don’t think we’re close at all (to) what they’re doing up there in New England….