When one thinks of the history of the Jets and the Bills, very little good comes to mind.
The teams have a habit of playing games that are either an affront to the eyes or one-sided routs much more often than they play anything that would stick out in your mind as a true classic. Recent years have seen Brett Favre outduel J.P. Losman in a mistake-filled 2008 bit of nightmare fuel, Mark Sanchez throwing five picks as a rookie to cause a Jets loss in a game that saw them run for 318 yards and a pair of thoroughly unmemorable blowout wins by the Jets last year.
In the entire history of the series (51 years, dating back to the AFL), the two teams have met with winning records this late in the season only nine other times. This isn't anything that HBO is going to make a miniseries out of one day, in other words.
Unless, of course, this Sunday is the start of something big. The Bills and Jets are going to square off in a game with serious playoff implications for the first time in an ...