Power Rankings: No. 15 New York Jets

October, 22, 2013
10/22/13
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A weekly examination of the Jets' ESPN.com Power Ranking:

Preseason: 32 | Last Week: 20 | ESPN.com Power Ranking since 2002

Welcome to respectability.

The Jets jumped five spots with their dramatic and bizarre win over the New England Patriots, moving into -- are you ready for this? -- the top half of the rankings for the first time this season. A No. 15 ranking means they're considered on the periphery of playoff contention, something not many folks envisioned at the start of the season.

The next two weeks will tell us a lot about the Jets, as they face the Cincinnati Bengals (No. 7) and New Orleans Saints (No. 5). Starting to get interesting, isn't it?

Rich Cimini

ESPN New York Jets reporter

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