That may seem like a bold statement, but it may be fair after Jets receivers Quincy Enunwa was asked by the New York Post about suspicions that the team is gearing up to tank this season in order to secure the No. 1 overall pick in next year's draft.
Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Patriots on November 27, 2016, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
"It's hard to argue [with] that", Enunwa said, "when everybody else sees all the stuff that's going on".
Speaking to the newspaper while taking in a Mets game at Citi Field on Sunday, Enunwa admits to "sulking" after watching the parade of high-priced veterans leaving Florham Park - Darrelle Revis, Brandon Marshall, Nick Mangold, David Harris and Eric Decker, among others. The guys on the roster have a lot to play for - they are hyper-competitive people to begin with, and there is a lot of money at stake here.
Now having said all that, Enunwa does not actually think that the players on the Jets roster are going to tank in 2017. Whatever it takes. I know they cut some guys obviously, but that's the business. Our families depend on us.
"The stuff that's going on" refers to the Jets' decision to void their roster of nearly every veteran player this offseason.
Despite the lack of proven players, Enunwa expects those still on the squad to fight their hardest.