Jets went from Super Bowl contenders to M-E-S-S

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 21, 2012
From nearly Super to just plain stupefying. That is what the New York Jets have become in a span of two NFL seasons. From a botched trade for Tim Tebow before the season to a botched snap by Mark Sanchez that ended the season, Rex Ryan's bunch became a dysfunctional mess with no clear solution in sight. The Jets are considered by many a laughingstock, one big circus which ranks up there with the Bronx Zoo Yankees, the Isiah Thomas Knicks and the late Al Davis' Raiders. At least those Yankees won a few World Series titles, and the Raiders took home three Super Bowl trophies despite all the madness. Woody Johnson's flawed franchise could be headed for a total teardown before things get any better. --- Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL
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