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New York Jets Original Name

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What was the original name of the NFL’s New York Jets?

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The team now known as the New York Jets joined the American Football League (AFL) as the New York Titans, a name that they went by from 1960-1962. They changed their name to the New York Jets in 1963 after being purchased by Sonny Werblin.

First #1 Drafted QB to Win Super Bowl

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Which NFL quarterback was the first #1 draftee to win a Super Bowl?

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Joe Namath (“Broadway Joe” or “Joe Willie”) was drafted #1 out of Alabama in 1965 in the AFL draft. He lead the New York Jets to their first and only Super Bowl victory in 1969 (over the Baltimore Colts ) to become the first quarterback in NFL history to be a #1 draftee to win a Super Bowl.