A five-man syndicate, headed by Sonny Werblin, saved the team from certain bankruptcy, purchasing the lowly Titans for $1 million in 1963. Werblin renamed the team the New York Jets since the team would play near LaGuardia Airport and because it rhymed with the New York Mets as they would be playing in Shea Stadium.
How much would it cost to buy the Jets?
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The New York Jets are owned by Robert Wood Johnson IV, who bought the franchise for 635 million U.S. dollars in 2000.
New York Jets franchise value from 2002 to 2022 (in million U.S. dollars)
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What do the Jets chant?
Jets players chant “Home of the Jets” after every win.