Jets coach Todd Bowles insists Super Bowl championship still 2017 goal

Don’t tell Todd Bowles the Jets are in a rebuilding season. 

Despite admitting Tuesday the Jets are going through “a younger movement” and referring to veteran quarterback Josh McCown as a kindergarten teacher, the third-year coach said the goal for 2017 remains the same.

“I’m trying to get to the playoffs and win a Super Bowl,” Bowles said after the Jets began their mandatory minicamp. “It’s no different than any other year.”

The Jets will be significantly younger in 2017 than last season, when they won only five games. 

Purged from the roster this offseason have been cornerback Darrelle Revis, center Nick Mangold, linebacker David Harris, receivers Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker, and safety Calvin Pryor.

Revis, Mangold and Marshall have a combined 20 Pro Bowl selections over their careers. Harris ranks second in franchise history with 1,087 tackles. Decker was cut loose after missing most of the 2016 season with a shoulder injury. 

Without Marshall or Decker, the Jets are left with three-year veteran Quincy Enunwa as the team’s leading receiver. Enunwa, who is not participating in the minicamp because of a neck injury, caught 58 passes for 857 yards and four touchdowns last season.

After selecting safeties Jamal Adams and Marcus Maye with their first two picks of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Jets did take Alabama receiver ArDarius Stewart in the third round and

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