As we look ahead to training camp in late July, we're taking a daily retrospective look back at some random people, moments and games from Jets history...
The Current 38
As an undrafted rookie last year, Xavier Coleman showed some promise as a slot option, but then got hurt. Could he be an overlooked contender for a big role in 2018? The number has also been allocated to undrafted rookie fullback Dimitri Flowers.
John "The Terminator" Conner never really lived up to his reputation as a lead blocker due to his inconsistency. Nevertheless, he had his moments in 47 appearances for the Jets over four years, racking up 161 yards from scrimmage and scoring three touchdowns including a game winner against the Titans.
Here's Conner pancaking someone on special teams:
The other 38's
Jon McGraw, Mike Zordich, Ed Taylor...
38 years ago
In 1980, the Jets won just four games after going winless in their first five. We detailed that earlier in our countdown, here.
38 yards over the shoulder
Here's a nice 38-yard play by Braylon Edwards:
38 on the scoreboard
The Jets' best output of last year saw them explode for a 38-31 win over the Chiefs. Josh McCown passed for over 330 yards and a touchdown and also rushed for two scores, including the game-winner.
Let us know if there's any connections to 38 that we missed...