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NFL Power Rankings: Jets (Mostly) Move Into Top Five

Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

The Jets' win over the Patriots has them near the top of the league in NFL Power Rankings.

5. New York Jets

Give Ryan Fitzpatrick mad respect. No one was particularly excited about the Amish Rifle landing in New York this past spring. Chan Gailey's quarterback-friendly system has been more than quarterback-friendly to Fitz; it's been downright quarterback-friends-with-benefits for the former Ram, Bengal, Bill, Titan and Texan. Three touchdowns, no picks and a 109.4 passer rating in the team's biggest game of the year.


5. New York Jets

Ryan Fitzpatrick needs one more touchdown to break a tie with Vinny Testaverde for the Jets' single-season franchise record for touchdown passes (29).
6. New York Jets

A lot will be made about New England’s decision to win the coin toss and let the Jets receive, but the focus should be on Ryan Fitzpatrick’s game-winning 80-yard touchdown drive. In just one offseason, first-year GM Mike Maccagnan was able to completely revamp the roster. View season trend.

5. New York Jets
8. New York Jets

They win and they are in this week. That's impressive. It won't be easy against former coach Rex Ryan and the Bills.