Six Jets in first class for Ring of Honor

Updated: July 21, 2010, 7:44 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Joe Namath and Curtis Martin are among six Jets greats in the first class of the team's Ring of Honor at its new stadium.

Weeb Ewbank, Winston Hill, Joe Klecko and Don Maynard will also be enshrined Aug. 16 at halftime of the first game at the New Meadowlands Stadium, the preseason opener between the Jets and Giants.

When Namath made his guarantee that the Jets would beat the Colts in the third Super Bowl, Ewbank was his coach, Hill his left tackle and Maynard his top receiver.

Klecko was a dominant defensive lineman in the early 1980s, and Martin won the league rushing title in 2004.


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