I'm going to ask a simple question: did the 2009 New York Jets earn their playoff berth? My answer is likely going to be 100% different than yours, but part of the fun of following sports is supposed to be the debate that ensues from the games. And what I write here may spark a heated one. For me, the 2009 Jets were not a playoff team. I freely admit they had the no. 1 defense in the AFC and the no. 1 rushing offense in the NFL. Without doubt, those numbers alone usually spell success for any franchise. Yet despite those stats, just two weeks ago the Jets stood at 7-7 with two games remaining against certain playoff teamsùthe Colts and the Bengals. The Jets looked to be the odd man out in the playoff picture. For the Jets and their fans, an amazing thing happened over those last two weeks ...
Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article written by Brian Tuohy