Know Your Foe | New York Jets, Week 12

There are some non-AFC South teams that we see almost every season. The Patriots are going to be on our schedule every single year, sometimes twice a year (2012 & 2016). The Chiefs have been regulars on our schedule for the most part, minus 2021. The Bengals? Yep. One team, though, that we haven’t seen much of over the past six years is the New York Jets. We’ve seen the Jets just twice since a Monday Night Football victory over the Jets in 2012. The Texans won a barnburner in 2018 on a Saturday afternoon in New Jersey and beat the Jets by seven in the Jets last trip to NRG Stadium in 2015. In fact, the Texans have a three game winning streak against the Jets, after losing the first five in a row.

Given the last time these two teams faced one another was three years ago, there is just one Jet (Nathan Shepherd) on the roster in 2021 that played in that 2018 game. One. In fact, there are three Texans that were Jets in that 2018 game (Neville Hewitt, Jordan Jenkins and Kevin Pierre-Louis). Jenkins is dealing with an injury, but the fact that there are more former Jets on the Texans than there are Jets still on the Jets roster shows how much has changed heading into this matchup on Thanksgiving weekend.

The Jets’ QB situation complicates matters as well for Gang Green. Joe Flacoo…

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