Drew Brees would probably be among the first to tell you that he will never erase Unitas’ legacy. It was Unitas who demonstrated how explosive the passing game could be, and he changed pro football forever.
This is shaping up to be quite a weekend for Gang Green. The highlight of Friday’s practice was when Mark Sanchez threw a “game-winning” touchdown to Patrick Turner, after the defense dominated almost all of the workout.
Four Jets greats just got promoted to the head of the class.
At halftime of their preseason game at the New Meadowlands Stadium, the Jets opened their Ring of Honor by inducting Joe Namath, Don Maynard, Weeb Ewbank, Curtis Martin, Winston Hill and Joe Klecko.
NEW YORK (AP) Joe Namath and Curtis Martin are among six Jets greats in the first class of the team’s Ring of Honor at its new stadium. Weeb Ewbank, Winston Hill, Joe Klecko and Don Maynard will also be enshrined Aug. 16.