With former NFL head coach Jim Mora … the playoffs?
That's what most of the NFL world says after New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold expressed his confidence following the team's victory over the lowly New York Giants on Sunday.
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Darnold, who helped the Jets with 230 passes, a passing touchdown and a rushing touchdown on Sunday, seemed too confident in the team's playoff chances.  "We need all profits from now on because we still have a chance. I mean, if we take a role here and we win, we have a chance at the playoffs, "Darnold said according to The ( Bergen County) Record . “Guys in this dressing room know this. They know it, and we're really excited to keep coming back to work. That's what it's all about. ”
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With the win, New York is now 2-7 on the season. If they win, they would be 9-7 and have a legitimate shot to make the playoffs given how open the AFC wildcard picture looks. The team is just three games from a potential second wild card slot.
Doing a run may not be as far-fetched.
New York plays the Washington Redskins, Oakland Raiders, Cincinnati Bengals and Miami Dolphins in their next four games. The toughest opponent left on their schedule is the Baltimore Ravens, who they play on December 12. The Jets also have no games left against the New England Patriots.
The Jets made the playoffs with an 8-8 record in 1991 and a record 9-7 in 2009.
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But the odds are certainly stacked against them.