There seems to be some honest disagreement on whether the 09-11 Jets were an "Elite" team. Hopefully this poll will enable an objective consensus we can hang out hats on going forward.

Merriam-webster defines "elite" as "the best of class; the choice part, the cream; a group of persons who by virtue of position or education exercise much power or influence. Granted "beauty is in the eye of the beholder" and just what constitutes the "cream" is largely subjective but let's make a go of it anyway: