After an unlikely defeat of the streaking Colts last Sunday, the New York Jets not control their own playoff destiny as they head into their final game of the season against the Cincinnati Bengals.
While other AFC teams have incredibly confusing playoff scenarios, if the Jets win they make the playoffs, if they lose, they go home.
Although the Bengals have been an impressive team this year, they will likely use their backup players quite a bit as they have already clinched the AFC North and don’t have anything on the line in week 17.
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How things change. Just a few weeks ago the Jets were all but out of the playoff hunt and the Giants were ranked among the favorites to win it all. Today, the Jets are in control of their own playoff destiny while the Giants are completely out of the playoff picture.
As the Giants have fumbled away their playoff chances, many Big Blue fans have been wondering what happened to the team that opened the season 5-0? The Giants were frontrunners at the start of the season, only to lose seven of their next ten games. Even this …continue reading
After months of stalling, the Mets finally filled one of their many lacking positions and signed a guy who they hope will be a huge force in the middle of the lineup as they inked former Red Sox outfielder Jason Bay to a four-year deal.
The contract guarantees Bay $65-66 million over the course of four years and has an option for a fifth year that kicks in if Bay stays healthy and meets the milestones for plate appearances over the course of his deal.
The deal makes the 31-year-old one of the highest paid outfielders in …continue reading
Talk about getting a break at every step. From every one of the teams competing with the Jets for a playoff spot losing to the Colts sitting their starters for most of the second half and leading to a Jets win, Sunday was the best day that Gang Green has seen in years.
After a heartbreaking loss to the Falcons last week that left Jets fans and players in dismay, the Jets answered back with a surprise win against the previously undefeated Colts. It wasn’t as if they didn’t have any help, the Colts sat Peyton Manning and …continue reading
The Giants looked like one of the top five teams in the NFL in the first five games of the season but a full season later, Big Blue is just 8-7 and is pretty much out of the playoff picture.
With their season on the line, the Giants failed to show up as they allowed 41 points and scored just 9 against the 6-8 Carolina Panthers. The Panthers were playing without their starting quarterback and running back.
For the Giants, Eli Manning put up a lousy effort as he passed for nearly 300 yards and a touchdown but was …continue reading