New York Jets 5-1 Start Is Just the Beginning of a Real Super Bowl Run

October 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Jets are 5-1 at the bye. and life is good.
But a 5-1 start doesn't guarantee anything if previous Jets history has indicated with colossal collapses and chokes that have left fans like myself in therapy for decades.
For the third time since 2000, the Jets are 5-1 after six games.
In 2000 with rookie coach Al Groh leading the franchise, the Jets collapsed going 4-6 the rest of the way while losing the season's final three games and a playoff appearance. Groh eventually got out of Dodge with an offer to coach Virginia, and the Jets found themselves out of the postseason and no head coach for the third time in less than a year.
In 2004 the Jets started 6-1 under Herm Edwards with Chad Pennington calling signals.
The Jets went on the road and defeated the San Diego Chargers 20-17, only to lose the following week in the divisional playoffs to the 16-1 Pittsburgh Steelers, who would go on to win the Super Bowl with Ben Roethlisberger...

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