WATCH: Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson talk about team's role as spoiler

Sheldon Richardson doesn't like the team's role as spoiler, insists not making the playoffs is not his 'style'

Florham Park, N.J. - New York Jets defensive end Sheldon Richardson has always been a man of few words. The 3-7 record hasn't helped the cause. The team's current play is frustrating for Richardson and his teammates and with postseason hopes all but finished, the Jets must play during the second half of the season as spoilers. 

After the BYE week, New York faces the New England PatriotsIndianapolis ColtsSan Francisco 49ersMiami Dolphins, Patriots one more time and Buffalo Bills on the final day of the regular season. Two of those teams have records above .500 but teams like the Colts and Bills will likely be in the race until the end. 

This season, Richardson has 41 combined tackles in 2016 in addition to 1.5 sacks. Last year, the defensive end had 35 combined tackles to go along with five sacks. Watch here as Richardson talks to the media about what's next for New York, his goals for the second half and if he envies anybody in his draft class that has had the taste of the postseason. 


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