New York Jets owner Woody Johnson has pumped millions into a team that's failed to score a touchdown in three preseason games.
Thirty-five painful possessions. Not a sniff of the end zone.
Rapoport: Forward thinking
The optimism is impressive, considering the evidence:
Coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Tony Sparano have devised a master scheme that's dripped 203.7 yards per game, dead last in the NFL. Their 3.5 yards per pass also ranks 32 out of 32. Those rough-and-tumble 21 points that Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow have helped squeeze out? You guessed it, the worst in football.
Forget everything about August but remember this: The man at the top of the food chain is watching.