In 2016, the New York Jets went 5-11. In 2017, the Jets don’t look to be much better, but Muhammad Wilkerson thinks they’ll at least win a couple more games.

That’s right, the Jets’ 27-year-old defensive end is GUARANTEEING New York will win more than 5 games during the upcoming season.

Now that’s a bold statement for a team seemingly without a quarterback.

It’s sad when a player has to guarantee his team will win more than 5 games, but that’s where New York is today.

The Jets have won five games or fewer in two of the last three seasons: 2014 – 4, 2015 – 10, and 2016 – 5. However, from 2008-2013, New York never won fewer than six games. In fact, from 2008-2013, the Jets won eight or more games five times.

But once again, this upcoming season’s Jets’ squad doesn’t really have a quarterback to rely on, which means five wins may be tough.

Here’s my unofficially official prediction of how New York will fare each week along with a final season prediction:

Week 1 @ Buffalo: Loss

Week 17 @ Oakland: Loss

Week 3 vs. Miami: Loss

Week 4 vs. Jacksonville: Win

Week 5 @ Cleveland: Win

Week 6 vs. New England: Loss

Week 7 @ Miami: Loss

Week 8 vs. Atlanta: Loss

Week 9 vs. Buffalo: Win

Week 10 @ Tampa: Loss

Week 11: BYE

Week 12 vs. Carolina: Loss

Week 13 vs. Kansas City: Loss

Week 14 @ Denver: Loss

Week 15 @ New Orleans: Win

Week 16 vs. Los Angeles (Chargers): Win

Week 17 @ New England: Loss

The final record: 5-11.

Sorry Mo, I don’t think you’re winning Mo than five games this season.

[Larry Brown Sports]

About David Lauterbach

David is a writer for The Comeback. He enjoyed two Men's Basketball Final Four trips for Syracuse before graduating in 2016. If The Office or Game of Thrones is on TV, David will be watching.