A Global Comparison of the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders

Honor Warren Wells TheTorch@dbintayaelSenior Writer IIOctober 20, 2009

If fans make faulty assumptions, it can be disheartening. It is best to study a situation.

The simple data analysis presented in this short article is a part of dealing with the reality of the upcoming situation.

Yes, Oakland has some strong points when you look at the data globally and historically.

Overall, the Raiders have more wins than the Jets. See the above chart.

Historically, the coach with the most wins in the history of the Jets franchise had a total of 71 wins, while Oakland's "winningest coach" had 103.

The win-loss percentage for the Jets is .453 (overall) and the percentage for Oakland is .554 (overall). Oakland's ratio is about 10 percent above the Jets.

There is a tie in the number of championships. However, Oakland has won three Super Bowls, while the Jets have won one. That makes Oakland's performance 300 percent of the Jets performance in this category.

The data in the Conference column shows Oakland with five and the Jets with one.

This article is a little "eye-opener."

See chart below and draw your own valid conclusions.

Global Comparison