The “New York Jets” is a professional American football team situated in the metropolitan area of New York City. The team is part of the Eastern Division, which plays in the American Football Conference (AFC) of the National Football League (NFL). Along with the New York Giants, the team plays their home games at MetLife Stadium, located in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets are headquartered at the in Florham Park, New Jersey.
The team is legally registered as the New York Jets, LLC. In the year 1959, the team was founded as the Titans of New York, the Titans were originally members of the American Football League (AFL). The team officially joined the National Football League (NFL) at the time of the AFL-NFL merger to play for the 1960 season at the Polo Grounds.
The name “Titans of New York” was still used under its new ownership in the year 1963. In the year 1964, the franchise was transferred to Shea Stadium, where they played their home games for 20 years. They moved their home games at the Meadowslands Sports Complex in the year 1984.
During the 1968 season, the Jets made their way to the NFL playoffs for the first time in their gaming history. Their first appearance in the Super Bowl was successful, they won the Super Bowl III by defeating the Baltimore Colts. At the time, the team was the first AFL team to beat an NFL club during the AFL-NFL World Championship Game.
Since the year 1968, the Jets have appeared in the American Football Conference (AFC) Championship Game four times and made their way to the playoffs thirteen times. Unfortunately, after their consecutive success in their early, they have never returned to the Super Bowls along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New Orleans Saints. In the year 2010, the team lost a game with the Pittsburgh Steelers.