Winless Jets move one step closer to Trevor Lawrence — and upheaval

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After yet another sorry performance, the kind of no-show effort that gets coaches fired, the New York Jets stand alone as the NFL’s only winless team. At 0-6, they’re the leader in the Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes — the only reason for hope.

On Sunday, the Jets were so lifeless and inept in a 24-0 loss to the Miami Dolphins that they appeared to be “Tanking for Trevor.” Tanking for coach Adam Gase probably was more like it.

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Still reeling from the Le’Veon Bell ouster, the Jets’ offense stunk up in every way imaginable, failing to convert a single third down for the first 50 minutes. Bell wouldn’t have made a difference, but the decision to release him left a sour taste with some players. And they played like it, as if sending a message to ownership.

Gase’s firing is inevitable; it’s just a matter of when. At this point, with the season lost and the embarrassments mounting on a weekly basis, it wouldn’t be a

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