1970 - present New York Jets (NFL)
1963 - 1969 New York Jets (AFL)
1960 - 1962 New York Titans (AFL)
New York's original AFL team was called the Titans. When Sonny Werblin took over the franchise in 1963, he changed the team name to Jets to reflect the modern approach of his team and the star-studded performances he hoped his team would produce.