Originally written November 15, 2012 on Football Nation:
Neither the Jets nor the Rams have been impressive of late. It’s been over a month since either team has earned a win. On paper, both teams leave a lot to be desired but there are few factors that will sway the odds in the Rams’ favor when New York travels to St. Louis. Here are my three bold predictions for the game.1. The Jets’ will help St. Louis get an easy win.On the stat page, these teams are not very far apart. Neither has a distinct advantage in total offense, total defense, penalties, or turnover ratio. Distractions, momentum, and team chemistry will be the difference. Count on the Jet’s shooting themselves in the foot in one way or another. Sunday will be a perfect example of how heavily things you can’t read on the stat page can impact a game.While a tie isn’t exactly an impressive feat, when you consider the Rams got it on the road against San Francisco, it’s at least something to build on. The Jets on the other hand, have nothing but distractions and internal issues to ...
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