Be Proud, Jets Fans, Gang Green Is the NFL’s Newest Villian

April 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Throughout the offseason, there has been an enormous amount of Jets hating. It seems that no matter where I go, I see it plastered over every message board.
The Jets bashing ranges from bitter and jealous (Jets got lucky, Mark Sanchez sucks, the Defense is overrated, etc.) to the pathetic and non-football related (Rex Ryan is fat, Rex Ryan is a loudmouth, etc.)
But don't worry, Jets fans. All that means is that we are good—really good.
No one cares about you if you aren't relevant. And all Rex Ryan's talk would fall on deaf ears if they weren't contenders.
The NFL has long been a league where those on top are often despised by those below. This goes for players, coaches, owners, and fans alike.
And why shouldn't the rest of the league hate us? Our coach Rex Ryan is boisterous and self-assured. He has a defense that mirrors his attitude with both its play and its words. The defense is akin to barely controlled chaos with exotic and heavy blitz packages, a...

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