Found May 23, 2013 on Turn On The Jets:
Here at Turn On The Jets, we decided to take a page out of Robert Mays book over at Grantland (a polite way of saying rip his article idea off) by counting down the 115 days until the New York Jets kick off, with a daily reason to get excited about their return. Mays has the whole NFL to work with, we only have the Goddamn Jets…now there is a challenge, step your game up Mays! Also check out some of the best broadband deals! We continue today with celebrating limited prime-time games for the Jets in 2013! (Note, you can track this entire series right here) When I was younger there was nothing more exciting than seeing prime-time games on the upcoming schedule for the New York Jets…particularly home games. I would immediately pester my Uncle and Dad to allow me to attend the game and count the days until they arrived. Even the away games were mini-events of staying up late and running around the house like a maniac celebrating things like the Monday Night Miracle. Prime-Time games are always a nice chance to feel like your team matters. They are showcases in successful seasons. They are an oasis in miserable seasons because at least there is something to look forward to. Over the past two seasons, prime-time has been a nightmare for the Jets. They won their season opener in 2011 against Dallas at home and since then they are 0-6 including a handful of BRUTAL losses…actually arguably five of their six most brutal losses of the past two seasons. 34-17 to Baltimore – The Collin Baxter Game, which I’m pretty sure permanently damaged Mark Sanchez. 37-16 to New England – The Rob Ninkovich Game. 17-13 to Denver – TEEEEEEE-BOOOOOWWWWWWW. 23-17 to Houston - Not that bad comparatively. 49-19 to New England - No words needed. 14-10 to Tennessee - When Mark Sanchez had 14 turnovers in the final 4 minutes. Needless to say, my enjoyment for prime-time games has worn off, particularly attending them. Unfortunately I am now a grumpy old man who complains about things like traffic, crowded trains and getting up early for work. In 2011, myself and fellow TOJer Rob Celletti attended the Jets/Patriots Sunday Night loss, leaving us dead exhausted for work on Monday after getting back to NYC late. I finally felt back to normal by Thursday, when of course it was time to go meet Rob and other friends at a NYC bar for Jets/Broncos. TEEEE-BOWWW! Dead exhausted for work on Friday. After attending the butt-fumble game last year on top of that, you can imagine me being content with zero Jets home primetime games this year and only two total (at New England in week 2 and at Atlanta in week 5). The Jets will be double digit underdogs in both of those games, so I can watch from the comfort of my living room with low expectations and hope to be pleasantly surprised. - NEW YORK DAILY NEWS STORY PITCH OF THE DAY - 1,400 words of an Anonymous Source ripping the Anonymous Source in today’s Mike Freeman article that criticized Mark Sanchez. Manish Mehta was highly insulted as he thought he had the market cornered on such sources and his anonymous source backed up that claim “Nobody without a name should be talking to anybody in the national media about the Jets. What about the local guys? Where are they going to get their false and exaggerated information from?” RANDOM JET TO REMEMBER OF THE DAY – HANK POTEAT! - HANK TIME! An Eric Mangini favorite, Poteat was a bargin bin signing who actually started in the Jets 2006 wild-card loss to the Patriots, where he was picked on mercilessly. Poteat also played on the team in 2007 and 2008, recording two interceptions.

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