Found November 07, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
If the season ended today, the final team in the AFC playoffs would be none other than the New York Jets. After being left for dead prior to the season by most experts, and some other folks that can’t quite be considered experts (such as myself), the Jets have put themselves in position to make a run into the postseason. It hasn’t been an easy route to this point either. The ever present circus brought on by the combination of Tim Tebow’s presence and Mark Sanchez’s pathetic level of play produced an atmosphere in which only the most talented teams in the league could succeed. As we quickly found out a season ago, the Jets are not one of the NFL’s most talented squads. Still, the new regime headed by general manager John Idzik dealt with the past regime’s problems quickly and efficiently. Tim Tebow was cut loose, allowing Mark Sanchez to compete directly with rookie quarterback Geno Smith. Sure, an injury made the decision to start Geno Smith more of a compulsive action, but it ...
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