Despite NY Jets Hype, the Giants Are Still the More Popular Team

June 16, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There are two NFL teams located in the New York metropolitan area—the New York Jets and the New York Giants.
Both play in New Jersey. Both are moving into a state-of-the-art brand new stadium this season. Both have high profile quarterbacks. That is where the similarities end.
One of these teams had the league’s top rated defense last season, giving up a measly 14.8 points per game. The other was third worst, giving up almost 27 ppg. One team led the league in rushing yards with over 170 yards per game, the other was ranked 17th in rushing. One team made it to their conference championship game last season, the other didn’t even make the playoffs.
Since the end of last season, one team has acquired a Super Bowl MVP, a five time pro-bowl running back, and a pro-bowl cornerback. The other team’s highest profile acquisition this off-season was a shipment of Subway sandwiches  courtesy of Michael Strahan.
So which of these two teams wo...

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