Team Logo. The New York Titans were a team in the American Football League. Their owner named them this because Titans are stronger than Giants, a jab at the rival New York Giants. In 1963 they changed their name to the New York Jets. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/New_York_Titans?oldid=8390" Categories: AFL Teams Teams in New York Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.