As Adam Gase starts his second season as head coach of the Jets, he and his team will start the 2020 season against a familiar opponent in AFC East rival the Buffalo Bills. In 2019 the Jets finished with a 7-9 record despite QB Sam Darnold missing three games. According to William Hill, New York has the 5th hardest schedule in the NFL based on their opponent’s record from a year ago. The Jets have two primetime games in 2020 including a Monday Night Football match-up against the Patriots.
Week 1: Sunday, Sept. 13 at Bills
Week 2: Sunday, Sept. 20 vs. 49ers
Week 3: Sunday, Sept. 27 at Colts
Week 4: Thursday, Oct. 1 vs. Broncos
Week 5: Sunday, Oct. 11 vs. Cardinals
Week 6: Sunday, Oct. 18 at Chargers
Week 7: Sunday, Oct. 25 vs. Bills
Week 8: Sunday, Nov. 1 at Chiefs
Week 9: Monday, Nov. 9 vs. Patriots
Week 10: Sunday, Nov. 15 at Dolphins
Week 11: Bye
Week 12: Sunday, Nov. 29 vs. Dolphins
Week 13: Sunday, Dec. 6 vs. Raiders
Week 14: Sunday, Dec. 13 at Seahawks
Week 15: Dec. 19 or 20 at Rams
Week 16: Dec. 26 or 27 vs. Browns
Week 17: Sunday, Jan. 3 at Patriots
Thursday Night Football: Week 4 at home vs. Broncos
Monday Night Football: Week 9 at New England vs. Patriots
Jets Projected Win Total and Odds
6.5 wins OVER -135/UNDER +110
Fun Facts from 2019:
- New York ranked 32nd in yards per rush (3.27) edging Miami due to weaker rushing production from their QBs (Jets – 32/51/2 and Dolphins – 55/233/2).
- The Jets’ TEs gained fewer than 40 yards receiving in 13 games and had one catch or less in six contests.
- New York’s defense allowed only 3.34 yards per rush (2nd), but RBs did score ten rushing TDs.
- Le’Veon Bell didn’t have a run over 20 yards on 245 carries, and he now has only three rushers over 20 yards over his last 566 carries.
- The Jets’ defense and special teams scored six times, ranking just behind NE (8) and TB (7).