Offensive playmakers of Jets on pace for stellar 2016

As the New York Jets open the 2016 NFL regular season looking strong, an explosive offensive attack puts them on pace for greatness.

Even though we’re only a few weeks into the 2016 NFL regular season, it’s apparent that quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets are clicking on all cylinders. Let’s take a moment to appreciate just how refreshing this year’s Jets’ offense truly is.

For far too long, Gang Green has been carried by a strong defense. It became their lifeblood, culture, identity.

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That’s why versatile big-play threats were overlooked come the NFL Draft. We’d rather sign up a slew of defenders, letting our offense limp into the next season.

Year after year, championship-caliber squads would live and die under a stagnant offense.

Quarterbacks like Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith would struggle to keep the team afloat. Counting on players like LaDainian Tomlinson, Santonio Holmes, and Eric Decker to make up for a lack of depth.

Don’t worry, though. Defense is what wins championships. Right, Rex?

Well, not this year.

In 2016, the Jets are pulling off 37-31 shootout victories. A sight for sore eyes, indeed.

Is this even the same franchise?

While Darrelle Revis memes trend, Fitzpatrick is earning his $12M.

In just two games, the Harvard grad has thrown for 563 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception. At this rate, Fitzpatrick is on pace to rack up 4,504 yards, 24 touchdowns, and only eight interceptions this season.

His top wideouts are also taking a bite out of the “Big Apple.” Decker is on pace for a 64-reception, 1,304-yard, 16-touchdown season. Quincy Enunwa is on pace for 104 receptions, 1,168 yards, and 8 touchdowns. Even Brandon Marshall is on pace for 1,064 yards if he can overcome his MCL injury.

The 30-year-old running back Matt Forte is taking things a step further, looking to make history. He’s on pace to bust out 2,000+ yards and lead the league in rushing. Does 1,568 rushing yards, 544 receiving yards, and 24 touchdowns maybe even sound MVP-worthy to you?

Sure, this is all hypothetical, but, at the very least, Gang Green is headed in the right direction.

Let’s just appreciate the possibility of the Jets offense finally making headlines. And not for the butt fumble, either.

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