Jets vs. Bengals The Rematch: The Giant Has Woken Up

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last week was a preseason game for the orange and black. But they did get embarrassed badly, 37-0 and it wasn't even that close. Domination on the Jets behalf.
But the Bengals weren't worried about last week. They were already thinking about the next week.
The Bengals rested three of their four defensive captains and their workhorse running back.
In fact, the possibility of losing to the Jets on Sunday and playing them again, with a rookie quarterback making his first playoff start, might have seemed more appealing than the other option: Matt Schaub and the hot Texans.
When teams play each other twice in a row, the team who lost the week before is 8-5 all-time in the rematch.
The Jets threw the kitchen sink at the Bengals in the must-win. The Bengals will be ready for the wildcat this week and will do a much better job of containing the run.
They have their best run stopper back in Domato Peko. He says he hasn't been this fresh since training camp.

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