It wasn’t a regular thing to say anymore, but NFL football in New York is serious business.
The Giants are 5-1 after a win over Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens.
The Jets are 4-2 after defeating Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.
Both teams have three straight wins and for the first time since 2015, they have winning records at the same time.
On one side as on the other, we have reshuffled the management staff and the coaches, in addition to building young nuclei of players with the draft.
We also want to inculcate a new vision of adversity and success.
“Since Day 1, guys have been reminded that life in the NFL is not easy,” Giants coach Brian Daboll said. Things aren’t always going to be perfect. »
“It can get frustrating, but the key is to always get up and keep fighting, no matter the score. »
Among the supporter bases, there seems to be a cautious optimism taking hold, whether in open lines on the radio or on social media.
The Jets most recently made the playoffs in January 2011, the Giants in January 2017.
“The Jets are amazing,” former coach and Hall of Famer Tony Dungy said on NBC Sunday night. Their young players are putting in the effort.”
“We’re a lot of guys who don’t care about what’s been said about the organization in the past,” said tackle Duane Brown, who is playing his first season with the Jets.
“We want to write our own story, and I would tell you that it’s going very well so far. »
The Jets will play again Sunday from 4:05 p.m. in Denver (2-4).
The Giants have erased losses of 10 or more points three times, including last Sunday. They also accomplished it in London and as a campaign curtain raiser.
Their next match will be Sunday afternoon, in Jacksonville (2-4).