Jets defense setting the bar high heading into new season … to be the best: ‘We want that challenge’

Published by
New York Daily News

From worst to first? The Jets’ pitiful defense ranked at the bottom last season in nearly every key category, most notably points and yards allowed, which became the largest stain on coach Robert Saleh’s rookie campaign. With offseason upgrades in multiple positions, a repeat from Gang Green’s defense would be unacceptable. And DT Sheldon Rankins has them completely flipping the script. “I think the expectations, to a man, have to be to be the best defense in the league,” Rankins said. “If we look at anything else or we put any other goal out there, we’re selling ourselves short. What’s the po…

Read More