Found January 06, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
For most of the season, the Philadelphia Eagles were considered the poster team for underachieving. But in the end, the New York Jets gave them a run for the title. The Jets ended on a three-game losing streak, finishing 8-8 and missing the playoffs for the first time under Rex Ryan. They played an easy schedule, and still couldn't get it done, going 0-4 against teams that finished with winning records. They also lost six games by double digits, underscoring the gap between the Jets and the top teams. Aside from the record, the most troubling part of the season was how they lost -- lacking cohesion and chemistry. The lasting image of the 2011 season will be that of the Jets arguing in the huddle with two minutes left in their sorry season. All of Rex Ryan's chickens came home to roost. All the big talk that wasn't backed up, his futile effort to endow his players with leadership qualities they didn't have, and his attempt to build Mark Sanchez into a winning quarter...

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