Jets focus on finishing next season in the playoffs

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The one-word message printed in white on the black T-shirts hanging in the New York Jets players’ lockers summarized the massive task for next season. “Finish.” Robert Saleh’s squad was unable to do that this season as a six-game losing streak extended the Jets’ playoff drought to a franchise-record 12 consecutive years. The Jets appeared on the verge of snapping that postseason drought when they were sitting at 7-4 in November. But it faded quickly. And fell apart, with poor quarterback play, injuries and inconsistency among the players and coaches all contributing to the collapse. Now the task is making sure they finish in the postseason next season.

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