New York Jets

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American Football League (1960–1969)

  • Eastern Division (1960–1969)

National Football League (1970–present)

         

  • Titans of New York (1960-1962)
  • New York Jets (1963–present)
  • AFL East: 1968, 1969
  • AFC East: 1998, 2002
  • AFL: 1968, 1969
  • NFL: 1981, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1991, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010

The New York Jets are a professional American football team headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, representing the New York metropolitan area. They are currently members of the Eastern Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). In a unique arrangement, the Jets share New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey with the New York Giants.[1] The team's training facility and corporate headquarters, which opened in 2008, are located in Florham Park.[2] In addition, the team holds training camp on the campus of the State University of New York at Cortland (SUNY Cortland) in Cortland, New York.[3] The team previously headquartered and trained at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on Long Island for a span of forty years.[2]

The team began play in 1960 as the Titans of New York, a charter franchise of the American Football League (AFL). They adopted their current name in 1963 and joined the NFL in the AFL-NFL merger of 1970. The Jets hold the distinction of being the first AFL team to defeat an NFL club in an AFL-NFL World Championship Game, when they defeated the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III.[4]

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