The NY Jets are fresh off of a historic win in Week 2 against the Cleveland Browns. While the victory gave a confidence boost to the team and the fans, there are still questions the Jets need to answer as they head back to MetLife Stadium and take on the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Jets continue the course through the AFC North, facing the reigning 2021 AFC champions who are coming in at 0-2 in desperate need of a win.
This game back at home will be a good test to see how this young group under Robert Saleh responds to success, something that historically has not gone particularly well for the team over the past number of years.
With some help from famous movie quotes, let's take a look at a few of the questions that the Jets need to answer for their Week 3 matchup.
1. "You want the truth?" - A Few Good Men (1992)
The Jets have flip-flopped over the first two weeks with a non-competitive loss followed by a comeback victory. With two distinct outcomes in the first couple of games, it's hard to tell if the team will look more like Week 1 or Week 2.
Starting to find the truth about this team will be noteworthy against the Bengals in Week 3. The Bengals will be desperate for a win, and the Jets are riding a high off of a comeback win.
In two similar instances last season, the Jets had big upset wins over the Cincinnati Bengals and Tennessee Titans and followed up coming up flat with losses against Atlanta and Indianapolis respectively.
Will fans get to finally see complementary football being played or will the pendulum keep swinging between underwhelming performances from one side of the ball to the other?
As the weeks continue. the truth about this team will start to come out in terms of the ability of the coaching staff and their players. Week 3 will be a good test to show what the true identity of the team will be this season.