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The New York Jets team awards have been announced. Plus, we go to The Jets Zone to breakdown #NYJvsNE while a happy birthday is in order for a Gang Green legend.

While the New York Jets were gypped from Pro Bowl and national recognition, that doesn’t mean deserving Gang Green players had to leave with empty hands.

Every year, the Jets reveal their team awards at the end of the season which includes Team MVP, the Most Inspirational Award, the Community Service Award, Good Buy Award, Bill Hampton Award, and the Courage Award:

The only multiple award-winner is 38-year old passer Josh McCown who garnered MVP honors and the Good Guy Award as the best media interview in terms of his availability and candidness.

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Speaking of MVP, McCown is the first team MVP at the most important position since the great Chad Pennington back in 2002.

McCown has exceeded expectations by any measure in his lone season with the green and white. At the end of this year, he’ll be an unrestricted free agent. Hopefully, the Jets will bring him back as either a veteran presence at quarterback. Or at the very least, a coach on the team.

While since we brought up this nostalgia with Pennington, let’s give a shout-out to a fan favorite in Laveranues Coles. Happy birthday!

Coles spent the first three years of his career with the Jets before he was offered more money to sign with the Washington Redskins. But Gang Green didn’t let him leave for long before they traded to get him back.

While most fans of other teams may not remember Coles because he only had three 1,000 yard seasons out of his 10 seasons, to Jets fans, he was a consistent chain mover who always showcased a reliable pair of mitts.

Oh yeah, and the New York Jets have extended head coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan through the 2020 season. Boy Green and Ty Butler broke it all down in The Jets Zone:

#NYJvsNE breakdown via the Jets Zone:

Other Jets News, Stories:

  • Patriots practicing in frigid conditions to prepare for #NYJvsNE (Mike Reiss of ESPN New England).
  • Several Jets preparing for farewells (Rich Cimini of ESPN New York).
  • Is this Jets’ chance to finally evaluate Christian Hackenberg? (Connor Hughes of NJ dot com).

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