Nick Mangold

Jets' Unity, Confidence A Product Of GM's Roster Makeover

In the middle of a busy offseason marked by a drastic roster renovation, Mike Maccagnan insisted that the Jets would be competitive.

The general manager repeated that early in training camp, right when doom and gloom was being predicted for the team — with many fans and media wondering if there would be any victories to celebrate this season.

Well, so far, the Jets already have two, and most of Maccagnan's less-than-popular moves have worked.

"I think we've surprised some people outside," cornerback Buster Skrine said after the Jets' 23-20 overtime win over Jacksonville on Sunday. "But inside, we're not surprised that we're winning games."...