Found November 08, 2012 on NESN.com:
Confidence can be contagious. There’s no real proof to back up that idiom, but if the sentiment is true, then Antonio Cromartie might be the cure the Jets need. Cromartie, one of the most confident defenders the NFL has to offer, expressed some optimistic thoughts on the Jets postseason chances on Thursday afternoon. So optimistic, in fact, he went as far as to say the underachieving Jets would make the playoffs this season. “The Jets will make the playoffs this year,” Cromartie said on the NFL Networks NFL AM on Thursday. “We believe in each other, we believe in what coach [Rex] Ryan and his staff is putting us to schemes and stuff, so we’re definitely going to make the playoffs this year.” That type of unwavering confidence resembles the bold Super Bowl predictions Ryan has made over the past few seasons. And at just 3-5 midway through the season, Cromartie doesn’t have much proof that his underwhelming teammates will turn things around. While Cromartie’s confidence seems a bit mi...
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