New York Jets – The Problem Stats

Joe Caporoso with a collection of concerning New York Jets stats as they head into week 10…

The New York Jets are struggling for numerous reasons but here are a few damning statistics that particularly jump off the page…


  • The New York Jets are 31st in the NFL in Red Zone scoring percentage (touchdowns only) at 38%. They are one of only two teams in the NFL under 40%.
  • The Jets are last in the NFL in DVOA, even worse than the 0-9 Browns.
  • The Jets are 31st in the NFL in turnover margin and one of only two teams to be below -10.
  • The Jets have zero defensive and special teams touchdowns this season.
  • The Jets have only returned one kick past the 50 yard line this season.
  • The Jets are tied for 21st in the NFL in sacks. Only 2.5 of their 16 sacks have come from the linebacker position.
  • The Jets only have six runs of 20 yards or longer this season.
  • The Jets are

    currently carrying 4 tight ends on their roster. Their tight ends have combined for 4 receptions this season.
  • The Jets longest punt return this year is 16 yards. They are averaging 6.6 yards per return.


  • Ryan Fitzpatrick is 32nd in the NFL in completion percentage.
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick is 32nd in the NFL in QB rating.
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick is 1st in the NFL in interceptions.
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick is 26th in the NFL in yards per attempt.
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick has 4 less touchdown passes than Tom Brady, even though Brady was suspended 4 games.


  • Brandon Marshall is catching 45% of his targets. He is on pace for 4 touchdowns this season.
  • Mo Wilkerson is on pace for 5 sacks this season. Sheldon Richardson is on pace for 3.
  • Matt Forte is only averaging 3.8 yards per carry and is averaging less than 3 targets per week in the passing game.
  • Bilal Powell is averaging 4 carries per game.
  • Darrelle Revis has 2 passes defensed and 0 interceptions.
  • Darron Lee and Jordan Jenkins have combined for 0.5 sacks, 6 TFLs, 0 turnovers, 2 passes defensed and 5 missed games.
  • Juston Burris has only played 57 defensive snaps this season.
  • David Harris has 0 sacks and 1 TFL.


Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owner and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports