Originally posted on The Jets Blog  |  Last updated 12/16/11
Controlling your own destiny never made much sense to me. Destiny in itself is predetermined by definition so controlling it (while understandable), is ambiguous. What a strange way to start off. Anyway, the Jets need to win and to do that they need to beat an extremely talented 5-8 Eagles team. Nothing is scarier than a team that has (almost) nothing to play for except playing spoiler. They run loose and fast, and these guys especially need to be accounted for. Michael Vick: Rex Ryan said it best this week referring to Vick, “A 4.4 speed guy… that can throw a strawberry through a battleship”. Maybe my favorite Rex Ryan quote ever. He’s also right. Everyone knows what kind of talent Vick brings to the field. He might be a bit banged up but there’s nothing more deflating than watching perfect defense eradicated by a suddenly scrambling Michael Vick. It’s exhilarating to see that moment when he decides to tear off, when he’s playing any team other than yours. LeSean McCoy: 1,100+ yds...
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