Robert Saleh latest comments have Jets fans fired up for the future of the team.
The New York Jets head coach told reporters Monday he knows a breakthrough is “going to happen,” despite the team losing their opener, 24-9, to the Baltimore Ravens.
“We’re all taking receipts on all the people who continually mock and say that we’re not going to do anything,” he said. “I’m taking receipts and I’m going to be more than happy to share them with all of you when all is said and done.”
The Jets haven’t made the playoffs since 2015 which was also their last winning season.
Saleh reflected that all of the losing is “exhausting” for everyone involved.
“It’s exhausting. It’s exhausting for coaches, it’s exhausting for ownership, it’s exhausting for you guys to continue writing about losers, it’s exhausting for fans, it’s exhausting for everybody,” Saleh said. “Nobody wants to lose, and it’s on us as coaches to see how quickly we can accelerate this, and it’s on us as an organization to see how we can facilitate all this knowledge to get these guys where they need to be so they can do right longer and play the way they need to. So we’re always trying to accelerate the process and win immediately. We’d love to. So we are frustrated with it. We’re not playing the long game and selling it. We want to win, we want to win now.
“There’s nothing worse than being sold a bill of goods on the future. Everyone wants things now. It’s the instant coffee age. But at the same time, we’re grinding, and I know these guys are gonna get better for it.”
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