The New York Jets were founded in 1959 as the Titans of New York and were an original member of the American Football League. Later the team joined the NFL in the merger of the AFL and NFL. The current name was adopted in 1963. The Jets share the Meadowlands stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey with the New York Giants. The Jets began play in 1960, advanced to the playoffs in 1968 and went on to the Super Bowl III where they defeated the Baltimore Colts, becoming the first AFL team to defeat an NFL club in a AFL- NFL World Championship game. Since 1968 the Jets have appeared in the playoffs thirteen times, and in the AFC championship game four times, most recently losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2011 semi-finals.With the experience of coach Rex Ryan and the leadership skills of quarterback Mark Sanchez the Jets are looking forward to a successful 2011 season. Buy your Jets tickets today! Go Jets!