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Dustin Keller vividly recalls the last time the Jets traveled to the unfriendly confines of Seattle.
He may not want to, of course. But he does nonetheless.
''It was 2008 ... and it was loud,'' Keller said. ''It snowed that day, so people were throwing snowballs at me. I was ducking a lot of them.''
The Jets could not manage any offense on Dec. 21, 2008, and lost, 13-3. The Seahawks - and their stadium and fans - had a lot to do with it.
''It was tough playing there, especially for me,'' Keller said. ''If you go into a game like this and not make any plans to handle (the noise), you could be in a load of trouble.''
OK, so CenturyLink Field might not be the best place for the Jets (3-5) to turn things around and get back in the AFC East race. But the schedule says they have to go, so they might as well be prepared. The Seahawks (5-4), who rely on the crowd and an intimidation factor second to none in the NFL, are 4-...
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