Long after the ’this was dumb’ brigade malaise into ‘let’s see what happens’, long after the bi-polar Jets fan base who both love and hate the prospect of Tebow, as they both loved and hated the idea of adding Peyton Manning, take a step back and breathe our newest neophyte quarterback will take the field in the green and white and do so to a rapturous welcome.Read More
By Tom Woods
The NFL season is far from over, but for the New York Jets, it most certainly is.
The Jets headed into the 2011-12 NFL season following their second consecutive loss in the AFC Championship game, and a long offseason which included a lockout, player movement, and a mixed bag in pre-season. Expectations were running high, Rex Ryan had guaranteed the franchise its second Super Bowl Championship, and for Jets fans – myself included – we had a season to look forward to. But what happened next?Read More
Two plays in the end were what came between the dysfunctional 2011 New York Jets and a playoff berth. The first was Mark Sanchez throwing a disastrous third pick in the red zone, the second a failed two point conversion attempt by the Texans against Tennessee. If those two simple plays go differently we’re talking about a trip to Houston and almost certainly a return to Foxboro in mid-January.Read More